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.
West Virginia and Texas picked up conference sweeps Wednesday night while Kansas survived a five set thriller on the road at Oklahoma.
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.
Kansas State’s Kylee Zumach and Gloria Mutiri were tabbed as Big 12 Offensive Player and Rookie of the Week respectively, while West Virginia’s Katie Demeo garnered Defensive Player of the Week nods for Week 4.
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.