With a 5-0 start to the 2017 season, Minnesota picks up the AVCA Coaches Poll #1 ranking after the second week of play. This week, the Gophers picked up three wins against West Virginia, UTSA and Tennessee to earn the top spot on the chart.
Coming in at second in Florida, despite their third win over a top-20 team with their sweep over North Carolina, who made the largest drop in the poll by being dropped from the list. Penn State fought through the top-ranked Stanford to surpass them in this weeks poll, as the Cardinals take the #4 spot ahead of Texas who dropped to fifth.
Creighton who posted their highest ever ranking in the poll at #7 last week dropped to #9 after a mishap with then ranked #18 USC, who dropped to just #19 despite a loss to Northern Iowa who is unranked.
Colorado State made their way into the top-25 at #25 with a 3-0 week with wins over TCU, UNC Asheville and Florida State. The Seminoles dropped to #20 this week with the loss. After starting with a 6-0 record, Wichita State enters the top-25 at #23 with wins over IUPUI, Marquette and Miami.
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Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: North Carolina 111; Northern Iowa 60; Illinois 44; Washington State 24; Western Kentucky 11; Missouri State 10; Miami (FL) 9; Lipscomb 8; Cal Poly 6; Baylor 4
Dropped Out: North Carolina 16; Western Kentucky 24