Following a Halloween victory over Florida, Kentucky hops into the top 12 for the first time since the opening week of the season.
Purdue made a big jump from outside the top 20 to #16 behind a five-set comeback against Penn State.
BYU is one team who has separated themselves atop for a position to host in the NCAA Tournament regional round.
Following in the footsteps of their undefeated football team, UCF volleyball has made its first appearance in the top 10 of the RPI rankings.
After helping shut down two ranked opponents, Kansas State student-athletes Sarah Dixon and Brooke Heyne earn honors, while Micaya White (Texas) and Keyton Kinley (Oklahoma) were also named award winners after week nine.
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Illinois made a jump back into the top five following a wild week of play.
Kansas dropped its second straight, falling to Iowa State at home in Lawrence. Kansas State, meanwhile, built on its first conference win, upsetting its second straight ranked foe, taking out Baylor in Waco.
Penn State jumped back into the AVCA Top 5, climbing five spots to No. 4 after topping No. 17 Purdue and No. 5 Nebraska. An upset in the Big 12, dropped Texas from No. 4 to No. 8 and earned the victor, Kansas, a spot in the poll at No. 22.
Kansas scored a huge victory to potentially change the trajectory of the Big 12 this season.