Five Big Ten men's lacrosse teams are ranked among the top 15 of the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA)/NIKE preseason coaches' poll, released on Tuesday.
Maryland led the way at No. 1, followed by Rutgers at No. 7 and Ohio State at No. 8. Johns Hopkins is ranked No. 11 in the preseason poll and Penn State followed at No. 12.
The fourth season of Big Ten men's lacrosse will begin on Feb. 3, when Ohio State, Penn State and Rutgers get their seasons underway.
The entire USILA/NIKE Preseason Coaches' Poll can be found here.
USILA / Nike Lacrosse Division I Men's Coaches Pre-Season Poll pic.twitter.com/AsDEn3qyx8
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