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1dGraham Hays

Green Bay takes over top spot in espnW mid-major rankings

Thought we were done talking about a 1-vs.-2 showdown? Not so fast. Green Bay and South Dakota State, the top teams in espnW's mid-major poll, clash Friday. Five new teams joined the top 10.

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2dRiley Foreman & Meghan O'Donnell

Connecticut, Notre Dame meet in top-two matchup

UConn takes an impressive win streak to South Bend, where Notre Dame loves ending winning streaks. A look at this 1-vs.-2 rivalry.

Duke upsets No. 3 South Carolina (0:43)
Louisville coach rants about participation trophies (2:19)
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16dGraham Hays

Drexel makes debut in mid-major poll

South Dakota State remains on top, but Gonzaga jumps six spots to No. 2 after its first win in program history over Stanford. Drexel, which upset Syracuse, and three other teams join the top 10.

Phil Sears/AP Photo

NCAA explores tweaks to women's hoops tourney

According to a survey obtained by the AP, the women's basketball oversight committee is exploring ways to change the format of the NCAA tournament, including moving the Final Four back a week.

South Carolina has no problems with Maine (0:43)
Courtesy Tennessee

The making of Tennessee's top-ranked class

Anastasia Hayes was the first 2017 star to commit to Tennessee. After timely texts and chocolate milk, Kasiyahna Kushkituah, Evina Westbrook and Rennia Davis followed to form the No. 1 class.

Coates scores 28 points in South Carolina's win (0:49)
Samuelson's deep shooting leads UConn past LSU (0:57)
NIU's Lehman scores 48 in 2OT win (0:46)


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Ali Frantti is leading way for Penn State volleyball with 16 kills. She also has four blocks and seven digs.

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During regular season, Huskers volleyball beat Nittany Lions in five sets at Penn State on Nov. 4, and swept them at Nebraska on Nov. 16.

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Could be a big upset here in Lincoln, Neb., as Penn State goes up 2-0 on No. 1 seed Nebraska volleyball with another 25-23 set win.

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Penn State volleyball has experienced Devaney before and isn't rattled; Nittany Lions take first set 25-23.

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One Liberty alumnus describes McCaw's hiring as a “a punch in the gut." Many students share similar views: es.pn/2gl90Rr

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