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Inside The Numbers: A Look at the Men’s Volleyball Week 16 Statistics

Lincoln Memorial edged past BYU for the top spot in team blocking with 2.84 stuffs per set, while King, which won the Conference Carolinas title and will be making its NCAA debut on Thursday, dropped its nation’s best opponent hitting percentage mark even lower from .158 to .146. Meanwhile UCLA’s Daenan Gyimah secured his hold on the title of the nation’s most efficient player.

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VolleyMob Men’s Player of the Week: Nicolas Szerszen, Ohio State

An all-around effort against a pair of top 10 teams led Ohio State senior outside hitter Nicolas Szerszen to be tabbed Most Outstanding Player of the MIVA Tournament and now to be our final regular season VolleyMob Player of the Week. 

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What If DI-II Men’s Volleyball Had a Secondary Postseason Tournament?

What if there was a secondary postseason tournament for DI-II Men’s Volleyball teams that didn’t make the NCAA Tournament?

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  Conference Overall
GP Record Win % PF PA GP Record Win % PF PA Last 10 Streak
Long Beach State 10 9-1 0.900 29 9   27 26-1 0.963 80 12 9-1 Won 2
Hawai'i 10 6-4 0.600 21 16   27 19-8 0.704 63 31 6-4 Lost 1
UC Irvine 10 6-4 0.600 24 17   30 21-9 0.700 76 40 6-4 Lost 1
CSUN 10 5-5 0.500 18 17   27 16-11 0.593 57 37 6-4 Lost 1
UC Santa Barbara 10 4-6 0.400 15 23   24 11-13 0.458 42 47 2-8 Lost 2
UC San Diego 10 0-10 0.000 5 30   28 9-19 0.321 39 64 0-10 Lost 10

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BYU Climbs to No. 2, Hawaii Moves Into Top 5 of Week 16 AVCA Poll

After securing the Big West title and the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament bracket, Long Beach State was voted No. 1 for the 14th straight week, while MPSF winner BYU moved up to No. 2. Big West runnerup Hawaii climbed two spots to No. 4.

VolleyMob Men’s Top 20 Power Rankings Headed Into the Tourney (Wk 17)

As we head into the NCAA Tournament, check out the latest VolleyMob Men’s Top 20 Power Rankings.

Hawaii Ranks Ahead of UC Irvine in Latest RPI Poll

Despite missing out on the NCAA Tournament, Hawaii ranks two spots ahead of UC Irvine in the latest RPI Poll.

NCAA Committee: Complete Body of Work, Geography Were Factors

The answers likely will bring no solace to those questioning Hawaii’s exclusion and Ohio State’s participation in the play-in game. But, nonetheless, here is our Q&A with NCAA selection committee spokesperson Janine Oman, in which she highlights full body of work as a deciding factor in the selection process and geography in terms of placement in the bracket.

The 2018 Men’s Draw: Details And Analysis

THE TEAMS #1 seed, Long Beach State (26-1), Big West champion #2 seed, BYU (22-6), MPSF champion #3 seed, UCLA…

Leave No Doubt: #1 Long Beach Avenges Only Loss To Win Big West Title

#1 Long Beach State won the inaugural Big West Conference tournament with a straight-set victory over #4 Hawai’i Saturday night.

WATCH LIVE: NCAA to Announce Men’s Volleyball Bracket on Sunday

TJ DeFalco (above) and the Long Beach State men will almost certainly be announced as the #1 seed in the men’s NCAA volleyball bracket on Sunday afternoon.

VolleyMob’s NCAA DI-II Men’s Volleyball Bracketology: Final 2018 Edition

Who’s in? Who’s out? And where does everyone rank? Check out our final VolleyMob Bracketology with the selection show later today.

First-Ever Big West Final Set: #1 Long Beach And #4 Hawai’i Advance

#1 Long Beach and #4 Hawai’i advanced to the first Big West Conference men’s volleyball tournament championship with wins over #11 CSUN and #5 UCI, respectively.

Big West Quarters: #5 UC Irvine, #11 CSUN Advance

The higher seeds, UC Irvine and CSU Northridge, won their respective quarterfinal matches in the inaugural Big West Tournament. Both move on to the semifinals Friday evening.