#9 Texas outlasted a tough Oklahoma team to remain atop the Big 12 standings. (RV) Baylor was impressive in a home sweep of (RV) Kansas and Texas Tech swept TCU to round out Big 12 play.
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.
Jada Burse led the way for the KU attack as they withstood a Texas comeback to score the upset and claim first in the Big 12.
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No. 9 Kansas was pushed to the limit by seventh-place Oklahoma, escaping the match with a five-set win as senior right side Kelsie Payne and senior outside hitter Madison Rigdon snapped a 13-all tie in the decisive set.
No. 5 Texas racked up 16 blocks, nine by senior middle blocker Chiaka Ogbogu, to move past Oklahoma in four sets in the Red River Showdown.
Zoe Hill and fellow middle blocker Mmachi Nwoke hit .778 with 21 kills to lead #9 Kansas to a 3-1 win at Oklahoma.
Junior outside hitter Alyssa Enneking notched a 21-kill, 18-dig double double and helped the Sooners to a 31-29 Set 1 win, but it was not enough to hold off the No. 19 Cyclones in a four-set loss Saturday.
Oklahoma lost in a heart-breaking 5th set on Wednesday to Kansas State in both teams’ Big 12 season opener, but…