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University of Hawaii volleyball sweeps UC Irvine, faces Long Beach State for Big West title

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    UC Santa Barbara outside hitter Corey Chavers (12), right, middle blocker Brandon Hopper (8), and setter Randy DeWeese (19) go up to block Long Beach State opposite Kyle Ensing (5).

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    Hawaii opposite Rado Parapunov (19), left, outside hitter Stijn van Tilburg (4), outside hitter Colton Cowell (17), and middle blocker Patrick Gasman (15) celebrate after a point against the UC Irvine Anteaters on Friday.

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    Hawaii libero Gage Worsley (6) reacts after a point against the UC Irvine Anteaters.

Long Beach State was waiting. The defending national champions had the luxury of sitting back after turning back UC Santa Barbara in Friday’s first semifinal and awaiting the outcome of the late semifinal between third-seeded UC Irvine and second-seeded Hawaii. Read more

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