staff, August 11, 2014

If you needed any reminder of the Big Ten's volleyball prowess, consult the AVCA preseason poll. Seven Big Ten teams are ranked in the top 16 of the poll, released Monday afternoon, headlined by No. 1 Penn State, the reigning national champion. National runner-up Wisconsin comes in at No. 6. See where all the Big Ten teams land in this post.

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The 2014 season opens later this month, and BTN/BTN2Go's 2014 coverage begins at 8 p.m. ET Saturday, Aug. 30 (Louisville at Minnesota).