Brionne Butler has more than filled in the departed shoes of four-time All-American middle blocker Chiaka Ogbogu at Texas.
The Top 25 matchup between 6th-ranked Texas and 23rd-ranked Kansas State was all that and then some, as it took 5 sets for the Longhorns to earn the victory on the road. The surprise of the night came in Waco, Texas, as Texas Tech knocked off 12th-ranked Baylor for its first ranked win since 2012.
Overall, the Big 12 has challenged itself against the nation’s best in the non-conference slate, which makes its collective 70-32 (.686) pre-conference mark deceiving.
#2 Stanford defeated #4 Texas for the second time in four days Friday night in Austin, Texas.
#2 Stanford continued its dominance over #4 Texas with a sweep of the Longhorns Tuesday night.
Micaya White notched 18 kills to lead a powerful and efficient attack from #6 Texas past #16 Kentucky in four sets.
#2 Texas and #6 Wisconsin used dominant blocking performances to outlast High Point and cap HotelRed Invitational play Sunday inside UW Fieldhouse. Badgers secure tournament crown.
USC looked like a well-oiled machine as they opened up play 3-0 against a trio of ranked opponents.
Micaya White led Texas to a dramatic 3-2 win over Florida.