(Honolulu-AP) -- The University of Hawaii defeated Long Beach State 30-26, 30-28, 30-28 tonight to advance to the semifinals of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation men's volleyball tournament.
The Warriors will face UC-Santa Barbara next week, while host Pepperdine will play Brigham Young in the other semifinal match.
Costas Theocharidis had 16 kills and Eyal Zimet added 12 as Number Two Hawaii improved to 21-and-7 overall and 18-and-5 in conference play. Jeff Wootton led the 12th-ranked 49ers with 14 kills.
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