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Nebraska picked to repeat as B10 volleyball champ

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Associated Press

Nebraska has been picked to repeat as Big Ten volleyball champion.

The coaches' poll released Thursday has Penn State listed second behind the Huskers, who last season ended the Nittany Lions' eight-year reign as Big Ten champions. Purdue is third, followed by Minnesota, Illinois and Ohio State.

Nebraska and Penn State each had three players named to the all-conference team. The Nebraska selections are Lauren Cook, Hannah Werth and Gina Mancuso. Penn State picks are Deja McClendon, Ariel Scott and Katie Slay.

The rest of the team: Jennifer Beltran and Liz McMahon, Illinois; Alexis Mathews, Michigan State; Tori Dixon and Ashley Wittman, Minnesota; Stephanie Holthus, Northwestern; Emily Danks, Ohio State; and Ariel Turner, Purdue.

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