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.
Saturday belonged to the home teams in the Big 12 as TCU handed Texas Tech its first loss, Kansas upset No. 22 Baylor and No. 6 Texas swept Iowa State to stay atop the conference standings.
The Top 25 matchup between 6th-ranked Texas and 23rd-ranked Kansas State was all that and then some, as it took 5 sets for the Longhorns to earn the victory on the road. The surprise of the night came in Waco, Texas, as Texas Tech knocked off 12th-ranked Baylor for its first ranked win since 2012.
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.
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
Texas comes in at #6, right on the cusp of the top five, in a group of teams that all made at least the Elite Eight in 2017.
Rachael Kramer will look to lead a Florida revival after the loss of a big senior class; Way-Too-Early 2018 VolleyMob Top 25 (#6-10).
Kathryn Plummer was at the forefront of leading Stanford to a sweep of Texas and a spot in the NCAA Semifinals.
Libero Cat McCoy (left) broke the school record for career digs in leading #5 Texas to a five-set comeback at Kansas State.