Nine Big Ten teams are ranked or are receiving votes in the latest AVCA Coaches Poll, released on Monday afternoon. Penn State leads the way at No. 2, followed by Nebraska at No. 5. Illinois joins the pair of Big Ten squads in the top 10 at No. 7, while Minnesota moves up a spot to No. 11. Purdue holds No. 13 this week, while No. 22 Ohio State and No. 24 Michigan round out the contingent of ranked conference teams. Michigan State and Northwestern are each receiving votes in the first regular-season poll of 2011.
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