Eight moments that led to USC earning final at-large bid

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They may have seemed insignificant at the time but there are several moments throughout the season that contributed to USC edging out UC Irvine and UC Santa Barbara for the final at-large to the NCAA Tournament.

Check out the eight moments from this season that if things went differently could have led to a different result in the at-large bid race. Continue reading “Eight moments that led to USC earning final at-large bid”

Audio: USC assistant discusses sweeping BYU, recent winning streak

Setter Chris Hall for the second time in a week guided the offense to hit more than .400 in a home victory against a top-10 nationally ranked team.

No. 9/9 USC finished with a .402 attack percentage as it swept No. 10/10 BYU 25-20, 25-22, 25-21 on Saturday to move within one-match of first place in the MPSF. Continue reading “Audio: USC assistant discusses sweeping BYU, recent winning streak”

Video highlights: USC beats Penn State #CincoSets

No. 11 USC needed five games to pull out a victory in the second match of the Big Ten/Pac-12 challenge on Friday.

The Trojans out-hit the Nittany Lions .377 to .256 and were led by opposite Ryan Moss’s season-best 23 kills (on a .513 attack percentage). Penn State was paced by Brett Wildman’s 16 kills from off the bench.

Check out to the highlights of this #CincoSets non-conference match

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USC, Lindenwood to play in Battle for the Tall Slim Tees V-Neck

There is now even more on the line for the first meeting in four years between USC and Lindenwood.

The Grow the Game Challenge announced Sunday that the two teams will play in the Battle for the Tall Slim Tees V-Neck at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 20 in Lebanon, Tennessee, as part of the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge presented by MotorMVB. Continue reading “USC, Lindenwood to play in Battle for the Tall Slim Tees V-Neck”

Recap: What happened this college men’s volleyball offseason

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A lot has happened in college men’s volleyball since the NCAA Tournament in May.

With the 2019 regular season starting two weeks ago, it’s time to get caught up on the top news from the offseason. Check out the top 10 items to know heading in the 2019 season. Continue reading “Recap: What happened this college men’s volleyball offseason”