Four teams remain and by the end of the night only two will be left still fighting for a national championship.
The NCAA Tournament semifinals get underway tonight at Loyola’s Gentile Arena as Stanford and BYU play each other in a rematch of the MPSF Tournament championship match. In addition, two traditional conference powerhouses Penn State and Loyola will meet in the other semifinal match.
Coach Mark Pavlik and his Penn State players are enjoying that they’ll be playing in a sold-out arena — even if it’s in front of a hostile crowd.
Pavlik said during a news conference Wednesday that the team has embraced the challenge of trying to upset the No. 1 seed Loyola on its home court in the upcoming NCAA Tournament semifinals. Continue reading →
It’s been a chaotic last two days for coach Mark Pavlik and his Penn State team.
Within a span of 24 hours the team went from winning its NCAA-record 16th consecutive conference championship on its home court to having to travel across the country for a NCAA Tournament match on Tuesday.
The national title hopes for Stanford and Lewis live on thanks to the NCAA Tournament selection committee.
The men’s volleyball NCAA selection committee announced Sunday morning that the Cardinal and Flyers received the two at-large bids to the upcoming Division I-II NCAA Tournament as it revealed the six-team bracket. Continue reading →