It was an exciting Sunday in the Pac-12, as Utah, Arizona and Arizona State played their way to upset victories. 9th-ranked USC and 22nd-ranked Washington State also collected wins to round out the conference weekend.
Victories by Arizona and Arizona State highlighted Pac-12 action Friday night, as the Wildcats outlasted 14th-ranked Oregon in 5 and the Sun Devils swept RV Oregon State for its 2nd conference win since 2016.
Four of 5 Sunday Pac-12 Conference matchups took 5 sets to solve, as 2nd-ranked Stanford, 10th-ranked USC, 14th-ranked Washington, 16th-ranked Oregon and Arizona registered victories.
#14 Washington survived a five set thriller against Washington State while #16 Oregon and Arizona defeated their in-state rivals for first conference win.
When you think of the Pac-12 this season, one word comes to mind. Competitive.
Western Kentucky won its second straight tournament title, finishing 2-1 thanks to a five-set win over Northern Illinois on Saturday. Meanwhile, #18 Washington State suffered its first loss of the season, falling to ETSU in five sets.
No. 18 Washington State moved to 9-0 and ended the nation’s longest home win streak in the process, topping Northern Illinois and host Western Kentucky at the WKU Tournament on Friday.
After downing #1 and all three top teams losing, BYU makes a large jump to the top spot.
All-American Taylor Mims led the Cougars to defeat Northern Iowa for the second time this weekend.
In its first ranked match of the season, No. 24 Washington State stunned No. 14 Northern Iowa, 3-1, inside the McLeod Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The Cougars were dominant on the block, notching 17 to the Panther’s 5.5.