BYU stays No. 1 in final regular-season VBM Mid-Major Poll

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BYU remained No. 1 in the final regular-season VolleyballMag.com Mid-Major Poll.

The Cougars, who got the No. 13 seed in the NCAA Tournament, got six of the 10 first-place votes.

No. 2 Western Kentucky got two votes and No. 3 Creighton and No. 4 Hawai’i got one vote each.

The fifth spot went to Dayton, which finished the regular season with the nation’s best record at 30-1. Wichita State went from eighth to No. 6, while San Diego dropped two spots to No. 7.

There were no major improvements or drops, but Boise State jumped three spots to No. 11 and Southern Illinois fell five to No. 23.

Rank School Total Points Adjusted First Place Votes Adjusted Win/Loss Record Previous Rank
1 BYU 244 6 27-3 1
2 Western Kentucky 238 2 30-2 2
3 Creighton 230 1 26-6 3
4 Hawai’i 222 1 22-5 4
5 Dayton 205 0 30-1 6
6 Wichita State 199 0 24-7 8
7 San Diego 187 0 24-5 5
8 Missouri State 177 0 26-8 7
9 Coastal Carolina 175 0 26-4 9
10 Northern Iowa 145 0 24-9 10
11 Boise State 137 0 25-6 14
12 Arkansas State 124 0 25-8 11
13 Long Beach State 119 0 22-10 12
14 Marquette 116 0 23-8 12
15 Colorado State 107 0 21-8 15
16 Northern Illinois 101 0 25-5 17
17 Lipscomb 95 0 22-7 16
18 SMU 69 0 25-7 20
19 Loyola Marymount 64 0 19-11 19
20 Cal Poly 60 0 18-9 22
21 Miami, Ohio 53 0 23-6 21
22 Cincinnati 50 0 22-9 23
23 Southern Illinois 37 0 21-12 18
24 UNLV 31 0 23-7 24
25 Cleveland State 17 0 25-5 25

 

Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: UC Santa Barbara 10, Florida Gulf Coast 6, North Dakota 6, UCF 6, UT San Antonio 3.

4 teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 20 combined points.

Dropped Out: UC Santa Barbara

The VolleyballMag.com Mid-Major Poll includes all teams not in the “power-five” conferences, the ACC, SEC, Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12.

The pollsters

— Dan Conners, UC Davis

— Brian Doyon, Montana

— Greg Goral, Campbell University

— Kris Grunwald, UConn

— Justin Ingram, Southern Illinois University

— Steve Loeswick, North Florida

— Kent Miller, Saint Louis University

— Coley Pawlikowski, Stony Brook

— Jennifer Petrie, University of San Diego

— Dave Rehr, Arkansas State University

The conferences from which the teams will come:

— America East

— American Athletic

— Atlantic Sun

— Atlantic 10

— Big East

— Big Sky

— Big South

— Big West

— Colonial

— Conference USA

— Horizon League

— Ivy

— Metro Atlantic

— Mid-American

— Mid-Eastern

— Missouri Valley

— Mountain West

— Northeast

— Ohio Valley

— Patriot

— Southern

— Southland

— Southwestern

— Summit

— Sun Belt

— West Coast

— Western Athletic

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