Off the Block to present inaugural Dain Blanton Diversity Award for college men’s volleyball

A new college men’s volleyball national award that celebrates the diversity in the game will be named in honor of a former Pepperdine great.

Off the Block announced on Sunday that starting this season it will annually present the Dain Blanton Diversity Award. Continue reading “Off the Block to present inaugural Dain Blanton Diversity Award for college men’s volleyball”

Bracketology: Team comparisons using selection committee criteria

Yes, Long Beach State and Hawai’i have likely locked-up the top-two seeds for the NCAA Tournament, but there are still plenty of tight races remaining one month before the bracket is unveiled.

Off the Block crunched the numbers using the same criteria as the selection committee to show how the top teams in the nation fare against each other in the race for the two at-large bids and NCAA Tournament positioning. Continue reading “Bracketology: Team comparisons using selection committee criteria”