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    AVCA Division I Coaches Poll: 11/21

    I'm not going to post the poll, in deference to CarrollCyclone. But, it is interesting to note we dropped one spot. The drop was because Oregon beat top 10 Cal and Stanford and had to move up, displacing us. Oregon is peaking, beating two good teams on the road to which they had previously lost at home. I'm concerned about our focus at season's end. We struggled against K-State and went to 5 to beat Baylor. It close to tournament time.


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    Re: AVCA Division I Coaches Poll: 11/21

    Quote Originally Posted by BenEClone View Post
    I'm not going to post the poll, in deference to CarrollCyclone. But, it is interesting to note we dropped one spot. The drop was because Oregon beat top 10 Cal and Stanford and had to move up, displacing us. Oregon is peaking, beating two good teams on the road to which they had previously lost at home. I'm concerned about our focus at season's end. We struggled against K-State and went to 5 to beat Baylor. It close to tournament time.
    So do we get jobbed for tournament seeding and hosting? UNI is high ranked but dropped their opening match last year while hosting. We have had some crappy seeds in the past, playing regionals in Omaha against NU and Austin against the Longhorns. Would hate to see a choice between opening rounds at UNI or here in Hilton and getting sent away somewhere as not a top sixteen even with an RPI of #2. Maybe I am paranoid but unless we are solidly in the Top 10 I worry about getting dissed.


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    Re: AVCA Division I Coaches Poll: 11/21

    Sorry...........usually I am more on top of this.

    AVCA Division I Top 25 (11/21)
    1. USC (53) (24-4)
    2. Nebraska (2) (23-3)
    3. Hawaii (5) (26-1)
    4. UCLA (24-5)
    5. Texas (20-4)
    6. Stanford (21-6)
    7. Illinois (25-4)
    8. Purdue (25-4)
    9. Penn State (21-7)
    10. California (25-6)
    11. Washington (21-7)
    12. Northern Iowa (30-1)
    13. Oregon (20-8)
    14. Iowa State (22-4)
    15. Tennessee (26-3)
    16. Kentucky (26-4)
    17. Florida (23-5)
    18. Pepperdine (21-6)
    19. Minnesota (16-11)
    20. San Diego (27-4)
    21. Florida State (24-5)
    22. Michigan (19-11)
    23. Long Beach State (20-6)
    24. Western Kentucky (31-3)
    25. Miami (24-4)

    Others Receiving Votes
    Colorado State, Texas A&M, Ohio State, Dayton, Michigan State, Tulsa, Arizona, Northern Illinois, Duke, Cincinnati, Kansas State, Oregon State

    Big 12 Standings
    1. Texas (20-4, 13-1)
    2. Iowa State (22-4, 13-2)
    3. Texas A&M (21-6, 10-4)
    4. Kansas State (19-10, 8-7)
    5. Oklahoma (20-10, 7-7)
    6. Missouri (20-12, 6-9)
    7. Baylor (18-13, 5-10)
    8. Kansas (14-13, 2-12)
    9. Texas Tech (15-15, 1-13)



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    Re: AVCA Division I Coaches Poll: 11/21

    RPI Top 25 (11/21)
    1. Illinois
    2. Iowa State
    3. Nebraska
    4. Texas
    5. Purdue
    6. Northern Iowa
    7. Hawaii
    8. Florida State
    9. USC
    10. Minnesota
    11. Penn State
    12. Kentucky
    13. Tennessee
    14. Pepperdine
    15. UCLA
    16. Stanford
    17. Northern Illinois
    18. Cincinnati
    19. Texas A&M
    20. Florida
    21. Western Kentucky
    22. Tulsa
    23. Michigan
    24. Miami
    25. Oregon



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    Re: AVCA Division I Coaches Poll: 11/21

    Quote Originally Posted by BoxsterCy View Post
    So do we get jobbed for tournament seeding and hosting? UNI is high ranked but dropped their opening match last year while hosting. We have had some crappy seeds in the past, playing regionals in Omaha against NU and Austin against the Longhorns. Would hate to see a choice between opening rounds at UNI or here in Hilton and getting sent away somewhere as not a top sixteen even with an RPI of #2. Maybe I am paranoid but unless we are solidly in the Top 10 I worry about getting dissed.
    CJL was interviewed at halftime of the MBB game. She made no promises, noted that A&M is a good team. She also mentioned the RPI - wow, no way we're #2, but, I can't see how we don't host with a top 16 seed if we beat A&M.


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