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Huskers Ranked No. 1 in AVCA Preseason Poll

The Nebraska volleyball team was ranked No. 1 in the preseason AVCA Coaches Poll released on Monday.

The Huskers collected 1,538 points in the poll and came in ahead of No. 2 Texas (1,528), No. 3 Wisconsin (1,439), No. 4 Louisville (1,317) and No. 5Minnesota (1,251). Nebraska got 24 first-place votes, while Texas had the most at 27. Wisconsn received 12 and Louisville had one.

It marks Nebraska's 101st week all-time at No. 1 in the AVCA Coaches Poll, the most of any program in the nation. The last time the Huskers were ranked No. 1 to start a season was prior to the 2016 season.