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.
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.
Senior Ragni Steen Knudsen became the ninth member of the UTRGV 1,000 kills club, now with 1,011 after recording a match-high 19 kills on .375 hitting with 13 digs for her third double-double of the season against Texas Tech.
After dropping the first set, Texas Tech charged back to win three in a row to earn its spot in the NIVC Finals.
Texas Tech downed UC Irvine while TCU swept Green Bay to create a Big 12 NIVC Semifinal meeting in Fort Worth tomorrow night.
Texas Tech hit at a .306 clip and outdid Texas State 5-1 in aces and 7-2 in blocks in a sweep to garner two postseason wins for the first time in program history and move on to the NIVC round of eight.
Texas Tech swept SMU while Texas State swept Rice to cause a collision course in Round 2 of the NIVC Tournament.
Grace Lazard leads the way with 12 kills as Iowa State rolls to a home sweep of Texas Tech.
The #18 Baylor Bears swept Texas Tech Red Raiders behind efficient hitting and a balanced offensive attack.