Kansas setter Camryn Ennis injured her ankle during a loss to Iowa State on Saturday.
Kansas dropped its second straight, falling to Iowa State at home in Lawrence. Kansas State, meanwhile, built on its first conference win, upsetting its second straight ranked foe, taking out Baylor in Waco.
Kansas State stunned 19th-ranked Kansas at home to earn its first Big 12 victory of the 2018 season Wednesday night. The Wildcats outdid their opponent in attack percentage (.242 to .173) and at the service line (10 to 3) to hand the Jayhawks their first conference loss of the year.
Jada Burse led the way for the KU attack as they withstood a Texas comeback to score the upset and claim first in the Big 12.
Jada Burse has been on a hot streak as has the Kansas block in leading a seven-match win streak.
Saturday belonged to the home teams in the Big 12 as TCU handed Texas Tech its first loss, Kansas upset No. 22 Baylor and No. 6 Texas swept Iowa State to stay atop the conference standings.
6th-ranked Texas, Texas Tech and Kansas survived tight, 5-set matches to remain undefeated in Big 12 play Wednesday night. Oklahoma also downed Iowa State in 4 sets, halting its 9-mach skid against the Cyclones.
The Kansas volleyball team looks to extend a four-match winning streak during its Big 12 road opener at Oklahoma on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. Central time in Norman.
It was a big day in the Big 12. Texas Tech defeated West Virginia, 3-1, for its first 2-0 start in the Big 12 since 2000, Kansas earned its 7th consecutive win over TCU and Baylor sophomore Yossiana Pressley had a record-breaking day.
Kansas outside hitter and early-season kills leader Patricia Montero is set to undergo her third career season-ending surgery.