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Utahns help US Men's Volleyball team come from behind

Utahns help US Men's Volleyball team come from behind

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Former BYU players Ryan Millar and Rich Lambourne help the American men's volleyball team come from behind to defeat Serbia in five sets and remain undefeated in Beijing.

The men were down two sets to one when they stormed back in the final two sets.

The 20-25, 25-23, 21-25, 25-18, 15-12 victory propels the United States into the semifinal round against Russia, which beat Bulgaria in 4 sets.

The U.S. team overcame the tragic death of the father-in-law of head coach Hugh McCutcheon. Todd Bachman was fatally stabbed while site seeing in Beijing. His wife, Barbara was seriously injured, but survived.

The men won all five of its matches in preliminary pool play. Serbia went 2-3 to advance to the quarterfinals before losing to the US.

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