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Post Week-5 Notebook: The Edge of the Top 25, Creighton & the WCC

Portland and Pepperdine squared off in what was a wild week for the WCC that could continue throughout the season.

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BYU, Stanford, Nebraska Remain Top 3 in AVCA Poll

BYU, Stanford and Nebraska held pat in the top three positions, while Texas edged up to No. 4 from No. 5. Wisconsin moved into the Top 5 to replace Penn State who dropped to No. 9 with two Big Ten opening losses. Colorado and Arizona jumped into the Top 25.

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VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Week 5): Pittsburgh Continues to Rack Up Wins

Pittsburgh continues to rack up wins and stay unbeaten as they slide up a spot in the latest VolleyMob Top 25.

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Big East: #13 Creighton Prevails Over #17 Marquette

13th-ranked Creighton came out on top against 17th-ranked Marquette in straight sets, while Providence outlasted DePaul in 5 sets. Following Big East opening week, Creighton and Georgetown remain undefeated, 2-0.

Pins Kloth and Winters Star as #13 Creighton Sweeps #17 Marquette

Taryn Kloth helped provide a punch from the outsides of #13 Creighton in leading to a sweep of #17 Marquette.

Big East Roundup: St. John’s Rallies from Down 0-2; Creighton Sweeps

St. John’s rallied from down two sets to secure its first Big East win of the season, downing Xavier. Meanwhile, #13 Creighton, Butler and Marquette won via sweep to round out the night’s action.

Class of 2020 OH/DS Jill Pressly Commits to DePaul

DePaul has landed a commitment from a 2020 OH/DS in Jill Pressly.

Georgetown’s Speech Named Big East Offensive Player of Week

Georgetown’s Symone Speech earns BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week, the first for the Hoyas this season, while Creighton’s Brittany Witt is the Bluejay’s third consecutive BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week winner.

Check Out These Can’t Miss NCAA Week 5 Matchups

Starting Wednesday, fans will get to see which teams carry their momentum from no-conference into league play and if the 7 remaining undefeated programs will survive against their biggest rivals.

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BYU Holds Down No. 1 Spot in AVCA Poll for Second Straight Week

The top five teams remained in tact in the Week 4 AVCA poll, with BYU and Stanford at the top and dividing the first place votes (58 to 6).

VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Week 4): Oregon State Makes 8 Ranked in Pac-12

Oregon State appears in the VolleyMob Top 25 for the first time in 2018, giving the Pac-12 eight ranked teams.

Marquette Head Coach Ryan Theis Earns 100th Win with Golden Eagles

Head coach Ryan Theis earned his 100th victory at Marquette on Saturday night. The Golden Eagles swept their way past Illinois State to reach the milestone.

#17 Marquette Sweeps Saturday, #3 Wisconsin Crowned Champs

3rd-ranked Wisconsin played its way to a Marquette Invitational title with wins over 17th-ranked Marquette, 3-0, and Illinois State, 3-1. Marquette recovered from its loss in straight sets to the Badgers with a pair of sweeps of their own Saturday against Tulsa and Illinois State.

#6 Illinois Rallies Past #14 Creighton for Illini Classic Title

The No. 6 Illini recovered after dropping the opening set against No. 14 Creighton in the tournament finale, winning three straight sets to stay perfect on the season at 11-0.

Illinois Stays Perfect; Creighton, UNI also win at Illini Classic

The No. 6 Fighting Illini opened their home season with a sweep of Northern Iowa to stay perfect at 9-0. Meanwhile, the Panthers and Creighton each topped Lipscomb in sweeps to round out Day 1 of the tournament.

Creighton, Marquette Set for Ranked Matchups in Big East Action

The final weekend leading up to BIG EAST action features matches against a pair of top-10 teams for Creighton and Marquette.

Marquette’s Barber, Creighton’s Winters Grab Big East Week 3 Honors

Marquette’s Allie Barber wins BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season after helping the Golden Eagles take down No. 10 USC.

BYU Takes Over No. 1 Spot in AVCA Poll with Two Top 25 Wins

BYU, one of three undefeated teams among the Top 10, climbed two spot from No. 3 to No. 1 after a 3-0 weekend at the Marquette Invitational. Alabama claimed its first ever national ranking, checking in at No. 25.

Purdue Sweeps Stacey Clark Classic to Remain Undefeated

Including a 3-2 nailbiter over 2017 ACC co-champions Louisville, the Purdue Boilermakers stayed perfect on the 2018 season.

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