April 28, 2013
The NCAA Men's Volleyball Committee announced Sunday the bracket for the 2013 National Collegiate Men's Volleyball Championship. The semifinals and final will take place May 2 and 4 at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion.
Four teams were selected to compete for the championship. 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. Defending NCAA champion UC Irvine (23-7) was selected at-large.
The first semifinal will match No. 2-seed UC Irvine against No. 3-seed Loyola-Chicago and will be broadcast live on May 2 at 6 p.m. PT (9 p.m. ET) on NCAA.com. The second semifinal will be between No. 1-seed BYU and No. 4-seed Penn State and will be broadcast live on May 2 at 8 p.m. PT (11 p.m. ET) on NCAA.com. The national championship match will be broadcast live May 4 at 6 p.m. PT (9 p.m. ET) on ESPNU.
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