Was a little surprised. figured the last head-to-head would put the 49ers in. but UCI did have a 3-0 mark on The Beach coming in to Thursday's match
Be nice when the tournament expands to 8, hopefully soon
The NCAA National Collegiate Men’s Volleyball Committee announced today the bracket for the 2013 National Collegiate Men’s Volleyball Championship. The semifinals and final will take place May 2 and 4, in Los Angeles at Pauley Pavilion. UCLA is the host.
Automatic qualification was awarded to BYU (25-4), the winner of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation; Loyola-Chicago (22-9), winner of the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association; and Penn State (23-7), winner of the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association. One team, UC Irvine (23-7), was selected at-large.
The first semifinal will pit No. 2-seed UC Irvine against No. 3-seed Loyola-Chicago and will be broadcast live on May 2 at 3 p.m. HST on NCAA.com. The second semifinal will be between No. 1-seed BYU and No. 4-seed Penn State and will follow.
The national championship match will be broadcast live May 4 at 3 p.m. HST on ESPNU.