The Cougs' season started circling the drain last weekend in HI. If they
don't get it back together this weekend on the road in CA, it would not
surprise me to see them lose their first conference-tournament match (at home)
and possibly not even get the at-large berth in the NCAA tournament. I hate to
be so pessimistic, since I'm a BYU fan, but men's volleyball national
championships almost invariably go to the team that's hottest at the end of
the year, and right now that ain't BYU.
No doubt the Cougs will play more inspired on the mainland than their