Khalia Lanier will look for a strong start to Pac-12 play as her 10th ranked Trojans host #15 UCLA in the night cap on ESPNU.
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.
#2 Stanford defeated #4 Texas for the second time in four days Friday night in Austin, Texas.
#2 Stanford continued its dominance over #4 Texas with a sweep of the Longhorns Tuesday night.
Micaya White notched 18 kills to lead a powerful and efficient attack from #6 Texas past #16 Kentucky in four sets.
No. 6 Texas snapped Texas State’s 5-match win streak, when it opened its home season with a sweep Thursday in Austin, Texas.
#2 Texas and #6 Wisconsin used dominant blocking performances to outlast High Point and cap HotelRed Invitational play Sunday inside UW Fieldhouse. Badgers secure tournament crown.
In its home opener, which attracted a sellout crowd of 7,052 fans to UW Fieldhouse, 6th-ranked Wisconsin dethroned 2nd-ranked Texas in 4 sets. The Badgers are 3-0 against the Longhorns in the last 10 years, and tied the all-time series, 4-4, with the win.
A trio of Top 10 showdowns highlight the action this week, including what should be a highly competitive match between No. 2/2 Texas and No. 6/8 Wisconsin.
USC looked like a well-oiled machine as they opened up play 3-0 against a trio of ranked opponents.