“Always take the Dutch in long-distance speedskating. Always go with the Germans or the Swiss in bobsled. Always stick with the Norwegians in cross-country skiing. And always go with Green Bay as the No. 1 mid-major by the time February arrives. As the Winter Olympics commence, there is a new-but-familiar team atop the mid-major rankings,” says Graham Hays, of ESPN. The Phoenix women moved up to No. 19 in the the AP Top 25, No. 15 in the USA Today Coaches Poll and No. 1 in ESPN’s mid-major rankings.