UCI, Penn St., Lewis and USC make men's tourney

UC Irvine, Penn State, Lewis and USC will play for the NCAA men's volleyball title.

The bracket for the tournament was announced Sunday. Top-seeded UC Irvine (24-5), winner of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, will play the fourth-seeded Nittany Lions (23-5), the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association winner, in the first semifinal match on Thursday night at USC's Galen Center in Los Angeles.

Second-seeded Lewis (26-6), the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association winner, will face the top-ranked Trojans (23-5), who were an at-large bid, in the other semifinal.

The semifinal winners advance to the championship match on Saturday night.

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