Preseason volleyball poll predicts more success for Nebraska and Creighton

NCAA Ball(Joe Nugent)
Published: Jan. 5, 2021 at 5:33 PM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The Volleyball season will be starting at the end of January, yes you read that right. It will be an unusual season but Nebraska and Creighton are once again expected to be very strong. That part is not unusual.

The AVCA preseason poll has Nebraska fifth and Creighton fifteenth. The Huskers actually finish last season ranked fifth as well, the Bluejays also started close to where they end last season, they finished 16th.

NU will open the 2020-21 season at Indiana on January 22-23 with a match each day. The Huskers will play a 22-match Big Ten-only schedule that features eight matches against teams in the top 25.

The BIG EAST has not announced its schedule yet but is expected to that next week.

AVCA Coaches Poll

1. Wisconsin 2. Texas 3. Stanford 4. Kentucky 5. Nebraska 6. Baylor 7. Minnesota 8. Washington 9. Penn State 10. Utah 11. Florida 12. Louisville 13. Purdue 14. Notre Dame 15. Creighton 16. BYU 17. Missouri 18. Georgia Tech 19. Pittsburgh 20. Marquette 21. Hawai’i 22. UCLA 23. San Diego 24. Michigan 25. Western Kentucky

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