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April 20, 2003

Men Of War Sweep The Tigers

(Honolulu-AP) -- Third-seeded University of Hawaii swept sixth-seeded Pacific 37-35, 30-27, 30-27 Saturday night to make it into the semifinals of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation men's volleyball tournament.

The Warriors will face second-seeded Brigham Young on Thursday night at Pepperdine.

BYU bested seventh-seeded Cal State-Northridge in an earlier game on Saturday.

Hawaii is ranked second in the USA Today/American Volleyball Coaches Association's Top 15 Poll.  Pacific is ranked seventh.

Top-seeded Pepperdine will be hosting the semifinals and finals after beating eighth-seeded Long Beach State Saturday.

The Waves will meet fifth-seeded UC Irvine, which defeated fourth-seeded Stanford in the first round.

The MPSF championship match will be played next Saturday night.

The winner will earn the league's automatic berth to the four-team NCAA Championships, set to begin May first in Long Beach, California.

(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.) APNP-04-19-03 2220HDT

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