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.