Despite sweeping a pair of bottom-feeding NSIC teams over the weekend, Minnesota Duluth dropped a spot to fourth in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association Division II poll, released Monday.
The Bulldogs (13-1), who top the NSIC at 6-0, flip-flopped with undefeated Nebraska-Kearney. Both teams remain behind Cal State-San Bernardino and Western Washington.
Other ranked NSIC teams include Nos. 7-9 Concordia-St. Paul, Northern State and Southwest Minnesota State, 11th-ranked St. Cloud State, Wayne (Neb.) State at 15th, Upper Iowa at 18th, Winona State at 19th and Sioux Falls at No. 24.