Men's volleyball ranked No. 1 for fifth week in a row

Karina Amos | Posted: 6 Mar 2021 | Updated: 6 Mar 2021
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LEXINGTON, Ky. — BYU men’s volleyball has been voted No. 1 in this week’s NVA/ AVCA coaches poll, marking the fifth week in a row the Cougars have been named to the top of the rankings. 

BYU (5-1)  received 13 out of 16 first-place votes with Hawaii receiving the other three. This week's top five includes Hawaii (1-0) at No. 2, Lewis (8-1) and UCSB (0-0) tied for No. 3 and Pepperdine (4-2) at No. 5. No teams dropped out of the top 15.

This week, BYU will continue the second half of a four-game series with Grand Canyon, playing the next two matches in Phoenix. The GCU ‘Lopes moved up to No. 9 in the poll despite dropping two matches to BYU on Feb. 18 and 20. 

As of 2/21/21 all Division I/II men’s volleyball conferences have begun play. 

Rank

School (First-Place Votes Adjusted)

Total Points Adjusted

2021 Record

Previous Rank

1

BYU (13)

236

5-1

1

2

Hawai'i (3)

227

1-0

2

T-3

Lewis

191

8-1

4

T-3

UC Santa Barbara

191

0-0

3

5

Pepperdine

154

4-2

6

6

Long Beach State

152

0-0

5

7

UCLA

143

4-2

7

8

UC Irvine

115

0-1

8

9

Grand Canyon

98

1-3

10

10

Penn State

84

8-2

12

 

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