The vote is still split, with five different teams getting first-place nods, but the top six teams all stayed the same in the VolleyballMag.com Mid-Major Poll.
Western Kentucky is No. 1, followed by BYU, San Diego, Creighton, Hawai’i and Dayton. All of those teams won both their matches last week. WKU, 13-0 in Conference USA, is 26-2 with the second-best overall record in the nation, behind Dayton, which is 26-1, 12-0 in the Atlantic 10.
Missouri State is No. 7, trading places with No. 8 Marquette.
There were no major jumps, but Cleveland State, which has ruled the Horizon League this season at 22-4 overall and 13-1 in the conference, broke in at No. 25.
|Rank||School||Total Points Adjusted||First Place Votes Adjusted||Win/Loss Record||Previous Rank|
|10||Long Beach State||158||0||17-9||9|
|23||UT San Antonio||33||0||18-6||24|
|24||UC Santa Barbara||24||0||16-9||25|
Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Northern Illinois 16, UCF 15, Cincinnati 14, Northern Arizona 11, Florida Gulf Coast 9, Wyoming 4.
4 teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 16 combined points.
Dropped Out: South Dakota 23.
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