Midseason front-runners for 2015 National Player of the Year

Halfway through the regular season and it remains a wide-open field for who will be the 2015 National Player of the Year at the end of the season.

While there is still a lot of volleyball remaining in the final two months of the season, several players have emerged as favorites for the top individual award in college men’s volleyball. Continue reading

Off the Block Vodcast: Episode 1

You supplied the questions and Off the Block brought the answers.

Check out the inaugural Off the Block Vodcast as editor Vinnie Lopes answers questions submitted by fans via social media ranging from will Loyola ever become an unanimous No. 1 in the national rankings to who will be the newest EIVA member. Continue reading

Video: No. 2 USC completes comeback win against No. 7 BYU

Freshman outside attacker Larry Tuileta coming off the bench had 15 kills as No. 2 USC rallied from a two-game deficit to beat No. 7 BYU 20-25, 21-25, 25-16, 25-23, 16-14 on Thursday in Los Angeles.

Check out the video highlights of this conference match shot by Off the Block special contributor Jonathan Bates. Continue reading

Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

One month into the season and the matches only continue to get more critical each week.

No. 2 USC and No. 6 Hawai’i playing in the final of their two-match series highlights the slate of matches tonight. In addition, both Cal State Northridge and George Mason will attempt to pull off upsets against top-10 nationally ranked teams. Continue reading

Finalists announced for OTB/Springbak, Inc. National Player of Month

Off the Block selected the 15 finalists, and now it is up to the fans to determine who should win the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Player of the Month.

The Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Player of the Month award recognizes the best individual performances from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball players during the month and gives volleyball fans from around the world the chance to determine who was the best player. Continue reading