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Hawaii drops in volleyball RPI, stays at No. 6 in poll

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  • Darryl Oumi
    Hawaii's Emily Maglio (19) put down a kill attempt during Friday night's match at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Despite winning twice on the court, the Hawaii volleyball team slid nine spots in the Ratings Percentage Index released Monday.

The Rainbow Wahine (20-1, 10- 0 Big West), riding a 15-game winning streak, also remained at No. 6 in the AVCA Coaches Top 25.

The RPI is used by the NCAA selection to seed the postseason tournament as well as award hosting duties for the first and second rounds.

Despite losing its first match last week, USC (23-1) replaced Florida (17-4) at No. 1 in the RPI.

In the coaches poll, USC dropped to No. 2 with Penn State (21-2) moving into the top spot. The Nittany Lions received 27 first-place votes as did the Women of Troy.

Washington (20-2), which swept USC last week, jumped two spots to No. 3 and received eight votes. Minnesota (19-3), receiving two votes, stayed at No. 4. 

Texas (19-2) dropped three spots to No. 5 after begin swept by unranked TCU last week. 

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