The Nebraska volleyball team is No. 1 in the preseason AVCA Coaches Poll.
The Huskers got 24 first-place votes, while No. 2 Texas had 27. But, the Huskers collected 1,538 points to edge the Longhorns by 10 points. Two other Big Ten teams are near the top. Wisconsin is No. 3 and Minnesota is ranked fifth. Louisville is No. 4. Creighton is ranked No. 18 in the preseason poll.
The last time the Huskers were ranked No. 1 to start a season was in 2016. Last year, Nebraska fell to Wisconsin 3-2 in the NCAA Championship match.