I touch on a number of items that have occurred over the summer. Includes Johnson & Wales Denver, Realignment, NCAA Presentation on Selection, the ACAA and CAC merger and how much I love Mills College. I also talk about the Circle of Death.
Go to www.d3vbwest.com for articles on these topics and much more.
D3VbWest.Com presents a mock selection of the at-large teams based on the regional rankings. A number of surprises and certainly some regions that are going to take a hit this year. I also go over the changes to the regional rankings from the first week to what was released yesterday. There is a related article posted on the website that has all of the teams mentioned in the podcast.
D3VbWest.Com presents a review of the first regional rankings released on October 23rd. I will go over each of the 8 regions and also discuss the cirterion that wasn't included in the first week and that's Ranked Wins. Which teams will benefit next week when this is considered?
D3VbWest.Com presents a preview of the regional rankings for the entire region. The first public release for volleyball will be October 23rd this year so I go over the teams we will likely see for each of the 8 regions. I also talk about some of the story lines and tougher decisions the RACs will face.
D3VbWest.Com presents the DIII Volleyball National Wrap-Up. A little different format this time around. I still go over the upsets from last week and my Top 25 but I also dive into a couple of topics that interest me - New England Region as a whole and California's SB-206 bill that has the NCAA up in arms.
D3VbWest.Com presents the DIII Volleyball National Wrap-Up. We take a look at the upsets this past week and some of the more interesting statistics. We also look at our Top 25 and some of the best matches this coming week.
As always, go to www.d3vbwest.com for a ton of DIII volleyball content.
D3VbWest.Com presents the National Wrap-Up. We look at all of the upsets that occurred this past week in DIII volleyball. We talk a bit about the "Toughest Schedule" Report the NCAA released this week and how it relates to SOS. We also talk about the new D3VbWest Rankings and where some of the top teams are playing this week.
Here is how you get to the "Toughest Schedule" Report:
Select DIII for the Division.
Click the "Misc Reports" tab on the right side.
Click "Toughest Schedule".
D3VbWest.Com presents what started as a review of the first two AVCA DIII volleyball polls and turned into a discussion on why Ithaca and Juniata may be the most important teams to the New England Region.
D3VbWest.Com presents the national wrap-up. We go over the upsets that occurred last week and pick two matches to highlight. We also look at the new D3VbWest Top 25 and where the top teams in the nation are playing this week.
Note - I said Berry played Whitewater this week and they don't. Same tournament but not playing each other.
D3VbWest.Com presents the second part of the National Wrap-Up. This episode includes important regional match-ups from this past weekend as well as a look at the Carthage team and the new D3VbWest Top 25. It concludes with a look at where some of the top teams will be this coming weekend.
D3VbWest.Com presents a podcast that covers a number of possible at-large teams and takes a look at their schedules. I use "Ned's" QWI statistic as a measurement of how tough these schedules are. I also provide a look at the different regions and where they fall as far as scheduling.
D3VbWest.Com presents the consensus Top 24 teams and goes through the 14 tournaments where they will be playing week 1. Find out which tournament is the toughest and where we might see some week 1 upsets.
www.d3vbwest.com presents another episode in their podcast series. This podcast covers how the New England Region disregarded the selection criteria in 2018 to place their teams in the best position to be selected for an at-large bid. It's a lesson that the other 7 regions need to learn from in order to level the selection playing field.
Make sure you visit the site!
Episode 3 covered the selection process for the NCAA Tournament and now we focus on the problems that exist in that process. I bring up specific examples and how they can be resolved and why it's important to effect change. Remember you can see a bunch of articles on this on www.d3vbwest.com.
D3VbWest presents a podcast on the DIII selection process. We discuss the regional rankings and the selection criteria and how that all fits together. We also talk about the NCAA Selection Committee and how a field of 64 teams is put together. Remember you can go to www.d3vbwest.com for all of our articles.
D3VbWest.Com presents this podcast that reveals and discusses their Preseason Top 25 for DIII Women's Volleyball. You can always go to www.d3vbwest.com for articles on DIII volleyball with a special focus on the West Region.
Note - This audio was originally done with a corresponding video. There will also be some pauses between groups of teams because of the format change. All of this will be corrected in the next episode!