Texas A&M (12-11, 5-6 SEC) plays its second match of a three-match road swing Wednesday as the Aggies take on Auburn (10-11, 3-8 SEC) in Auburn.
#5 Wisconsin hosts #3 Minnesota as the marquee match of the week, but plenty of others should be kept an eye on.
After beating Maryland and Nebraska last weekend, Illinois jumped BYU for the #2 spot in the latest NCAA volleyball RPI rankings.
The top three continue to stand strong in the AVCA Top 25 poll, but Stanford is gaining ground on BYU in number of first place votes. Purdue and Missouri each moved up four spots, while Northern Iowa and Tennessee joined the rankings.
Missouri’s Andrea Fuentes earned her second straight Freshman of the Week nod alongside Auburn’s Tatum Shipes. Tennessee’s Tessa Grubbs was named Player of the Week, while the Vols’ Addisyn Rowe and Auburn’s Mica Allison also garnered weekly honors from the SEC.
Purdue made a big jump from outside the top 20 to #16 behind a five-set comeback against Penn State.
Kentucky stayed perfect with a sweep of South Carolina, while Florida got back on the winning track with a sweep of Mississippi State. Missouri and Tennessee survived five setters to keep pace.
Texas A&M (12-10, 5-5 SEC) begins a three-match road swing Sunday as the Aggies take on 24th-ranked Missouri (19-4, 9-2 SEC) in Columbia.
Kentucky stayed perfect in SEC play at 9-0 with their 12th-straight victory, while Missouri extended its win streak to seven matches with a sweep of LSU. Alabama and Auburn each won in five sets.
Tennessee has landed a commit from class of 2021 DS/L Cassie Kuerschen.