The UCSB men’s volleyball is seeded third in the Big West Tournament and opens against No. 6 CSUN on Thursdsay night at the University of Hawaii. The match is scheduled at 10 p.m. PDT.

The match is available via streaming on Spectrum Sports and ESPN+.

If the Gauchos win, they would face host and No. 2 seed Hawaii (22-5) in the semifinals on Friday.

Long Beach State is the No. 1 seed.

UCSB won last year’s Big West Tournament and advanced to the NCAA Final Four.

The Gauchos had six players earn All-Big West honors. Ryan Wilcox, Donovon Todorov were named to the first team. Dayne Chalmers and Patrick Paragas were honorable mention and Geste Bianchi and Max Gordon made the All-Freshman Team.

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