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UNR expected to win Big West

by staff

Irvine, Calif – The University of Nevada swimming and diving team was a near-unanimous choice to win its fifth straight Big West Conference crown.

In a poll of Conference coaches, Nevada, which has won four straight conference titles, received six of the seven first-place votes and finished with 47 points. The Pack out-distanced UC Santa Barbara, which received one first place vote and 43 points.

Rounding out the coaches poll was Pacific in third, followed by UC Irvine, Cal Poly, New Mexico State and North Texas.

Coaches Poll

Top teams expected to win in the Big West Conference for swimming and diving as chosen by the coaches. First place votes in parentheses.

1. Nevada (6) 47

2. UC Santa Barbara (1) 43

3. Pacific 36

4. UC Irvine 23

5. Cal Poly 20

6. New Mexico St. 17

7. North Texas 10