A late surge from two-time defending National Champions Ohio State has them back in the top five; VolleyMob Men’s Top 20 Power Rankings (Week 14).
UCLA is in a good spot in the latest RPI for their potential NCAA Tournament hopes; RPI Poll (April 2).
Harvard edged past No. 17 Penn State in five sets, while Stanford held home court against No. 15 Concordia-Irvine in four. Other winners on Saturday night were No. 5 Loyola, No. 8 Ohio State, No. 14 Fort Wayne and No. 16 George Mason.
George Mason senior setter Brian Negron made history of his own in the assists column, but it was his 2 aces to end the match that lifted the team to a new height.
Harvard turned the lone upset of the early Friday matches, besting No. 20 Saint Francis. No. 14 Fort Wayne and Lincoln Memorial held home court, while No. 16 George Mason and No. 17 Penn State picked up road wins.
Sacred Heart bested No. 20 Saint Francis; Stanford knocked off No. 12 Grand Canyon in five sets; No. 18 McKendree toppled No. 9 Lewis; No. 16 Concordia Irvine edged past No. 2 BYU in five sets; and No. 8 Ohio State posted a four-set win over No. 6 Loyola to highlight Thursday’s slate of upsets.
NJIT earned a sweep of Erskine while Queens swept LMC; March 28 Recap.
Princeton earned a sweep for their eighth win in nine tries among three other matches; Mar. 26/27 Recap.
For the first time since Week 8, the King Tornado boast the top spot nationally in opponent hitting percentage at .158, while Queens regained the digs per set lead after a three-week absence.
George Mason can punch a bid to the EIVA postseason tournament this week; EIVA Update (Mar. 27).