9th-ranked Texas remains alone at the top of Big 12 standings with an 8-1 record following a sweep on the road of Iowa State Wednesday. RV Baylor and Oklahoma are tied for third in the conference with 5-4 marks, also registering victories midweek.
#24 Baylor and #6 Texas needed five sets Saturday to collect wins. Kansas and Iowa State both collected sweeps.
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.
West Virginia and Texas picked up conference sweeps Wednesday night while Kansas survived a five set thriller on the road at Oklahoma.
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.
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.
Roni Jones-Perry was magnificent as #8 BYU fended off a charge by #1 Stanford to win in five sets.
MATCH STATS No. 9 Kansas def. West Virginia 3-1 (28-26, 25-22, 17-25, 25-17) Kansas moves to 15-2, 4-0 Big 12;…
No. 6 Texas had to come back and win the final two stanzas to escape West Virginia with a Big 12 victory, surviving in five sets.
Match Stats #6 Penn State def. West Virginia 3-0 (25-16, 25-15, 25-5) Penn State moves to 3-0, West Virginia falls…