Ronika Stone spiked home the final point in a five-set victory Friday over Baylor that advanced the Oregon volleyball team to the regional round of NCAA Tournament play for the first time since 2014.
Texas defeated Baylor 3-1 (22-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-14) at the Ferrell Center on Friday night to win its 11th Big 12 Conference Championship.
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.
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.
UTRGV made history, downing 15th-ranked Baylor in 4 sets to record its best win over a ranked foe. The Lady Bears recovered, notching a 3-1 win against Rice in the nightcap.
No. 22 San Diego registered its first win of the season Saturday, and it was a big one. The Toreros upset No. 13 Baylor in 4-sets to get into the win column.
No. 12 UCLA outlasted No. 13 Baylor in a neutral site matchup in San Diego, Calif., Friday afternoon. The Bruins remain undefeated on the season following the victory and hand the Lady Bears their first loss of the year.
Once again, Texas goes into a season as the favorites in the Big 12.
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
Pittsburgh comes in at #17 and carries the flag for the ACC in the preseason VolleyMob Top 25.