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|
|T-12||Long Beach State||135||0||20-10||9|
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.
— 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
— Conference USA
— Horizon League
— Metro Atlantic
— Missouri Valley
— Mountain West
— Ohio Valley
— Sun Belt
— West Coast
— Western Athletic