Royce Hinton | Posted: 5 Feb 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

No. 7 BYU begins MPSF play this week

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PROVO, Utah – Following a nonconference match at UC San Diego on Thursday, No. 7 BYU men’s volleyball will begin Mountain Pacific Sports Federation competition Saturday at No. 14 USC.

(RV) UC San Diego

  • The Cougars (6-4) will face the Tritons (7-3) Thursday, Feb. 8, at 6 p.m. PST, at the RIMAC Arena.
  • BYU is a perfect 42-0 all-time against UC San Diego.
  • The Cougars swept both matches against the Tritons at home last year.
  • UC San Diego split its matches last week at home, sweeping Princeton before falling to Stanford in four sets.

No. 14 USC

  • BYU will finish out the week starting league play at No. 14 USC (3-7) Saturday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. PST, at the Galen Center.
  • The Cougars lead the overall series history 37-13 with the Trojans.
  • BYU won the only matchup of the season last year and have won three-straight against USC.
  • The Trojans won their first three matches of the season but have dropped their last seven-consecutive matches – all against ranked squads.

Thursday’s match will be streamed live online on UCSD Tritons TV. There will be a radio broadcast available of Saturday’s match on the USC Trojans Radio Network. Live stats will also be available for both matches on the BYU men’s volleyball schedule page.

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