Bracketology: Team comparisons using NCAA selection committee criteria

The races for the at-large bids and NCAA Tournament seeding keeps getting tighter as Selection Saturday gets closer.

Off the Block has 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 seeding. Continue reading

Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

Everything from streaks to first place in the conference standings is on the line tonight.

No. 5 UC Irvine will attempt to become the first team in almost two years to win a road match against No. 6 BYU as the two teams open a two-match series in Provo, Utah. In addition, No. 8 Penn State and Princeton will meet each other in a rematch of the 2014 EIVA Tournament championship match. Continue reading

Bracketology: Team comparisons using NCAA selection committee criteria

With about a month until Selection Saturday, the bracketology season is officially upon us.

Off the Block has 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 seeding. Continue reading

Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

First place is not only on the line in one conference but in three conferences tonight.

No. 3 UC Irvine will try to take sole possession of first place in the MPSF as it travels to play No. 5 Pepperdine. In addition, Pfeiffer and Erskine will play each other in a possible preview of the Conference Carolinas championship match. Continue reading