BYU edges back ahead in VBM Mid-Major Poll

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They were tied for first place last week, but BYU moved back ahead of Western Kentucky in the VolleyballMag.com Mid-Major Poll.

The rest of the top eight stayed the same: Creighton, Hawai’i, San Diego, Dayton, Missouri State and Wichita State.

The biggest jump of the week was by NIU, which won the MAC tournament moved from 23rd to No. 17.

Long Beach State dropped three places to No. 12 and UC Santa Barbara dropped out.

There were two newcomers –Cleveland State and Temple — and they tied for 25th.

 

Rank School Total Points Adjusted First Place Votes Adjusted Win/Loss Record Previous Rank
1 BYU 242 4 26-3 1
2 Western Kentucky 239 3 30-2 1
3 Creighton 228 1 24-6 3
4 Hawai’i 218 1 22-5 4
5 San Diego 211 1 24-4 5
6 Dayton 201 0 30-1 6
7 Missouri State 191 0 25-7 7
8 Wichita State 177 0 22-7 8
9 Coastal Carolina 157 0 25-4 11
10 Northern Iowa 150 0 23-8 12
11 Arkansas State 137 0 25-7 13
T-12 Long Beach State 135 0 20-10 9
T-12 Marquette 135 0 23-7 10
14 Boise State 129 0 24-6 15
15 Colorado State 103 0 20-8 14
16 Lipscomb 93 0 22-7 17
17 Northern Illinois 73 0 25-5 23
18 Southern Illinois 72 0 21-11 16
19 Loyola Marymount 66 0 19-10 19
20 SMU 62 0 23-7 21
21 Miami, Ohio 51 0 23-6 18
22 Cal Poly 49 0 17-9 20
23 Cincinnati 35 0 20-9 24
24 UNLV 21 0 22-7 22
T-25 Cleveland State

Temple

12

12

0

0

25-5

21-7

NR

NR

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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