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ATLANTA – By nearly a unanimous vote, Virginia Tech has remained in the top spot of the New Balance MCLA Division I Weekly Coaches Poll.
The Hokies (12-1), who were idle this week in preparation for the ALC semifinals against Pittsburgh (9-5), grabbed 25 of the 26 first-place votes cast this week.
Virginia Tech is comfortably ahead of No. 2 Concordia-Irvine. The Eagles commence the SLC tournament this weekend when they square off with No. 15t Grand Canyon (6-5) in one semifinal.
Fresh off its RMLC championship, Brigham Young (15-2) sits in the third spot.
South Carolina (13-3), which rolled to the SELC title, jumped from five spots this week to sit in the fourth chair while grabbing the remaining first-place vote.
No. 5 Liberty (10-3) starts the ALC tourney with a semifinal date against No. 7 Clemson.
Division I New Balance Weekly Coaches Poll – Week 10
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Also receiving votes: Simon Fraser (12), Georgia (9), Michigan State (8), NC State (8), Texas Christian (6), Dominican (5), James Madison (5), New Hampshire (5), Texas A&M (5), Florida State (3), Kansas (1).