Kansas volleyball’s return to the NCAA Tournament has extended into a second week. By virtue of their 3-1 victory over No. 20 Creighton last Friday in Omaha, Nebraska, the Jayhawks have advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third time in program history and for the first time since the 2015 campaign.
Kansas Volleyball (18-11) will take on No. 3 Pittsburgh (28-3) on Thursday, Dec. 9, in the Sweet Sixteen of the 2021 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament. The match will begin at 1 p.m ET/12 p.m. CT in Pittsburgh and will be broadcast on ESPN+.
There are a lot of rivalries in college sports. But aside from Army-Navy, few, if any, have the history on and off the field that Kansas and Missouri have. It’s a rivalry that dates back to the Civil War. Before internet. Before TV. Before cars. It was Kansas vs Missouri. And this is Bordering On: A Deep Dive into KU vs MU.
Led by a combined 43 points from senior Ochai Agbaji and junior Christian Braun, Kansas led wire-to-wire against UTEP, 78-52 In the Jayhawk Shootout at the T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Missouri on Tuesday evening.
Following a career-high scoring night against St. John’s, Kansas junior guard Christian Braun has been named the Big 12 Player of the Week. The award was announced Monday by the conference office and is voted on by a selected media panel which covers the league.
A school record and facility record were broken at the season-opening Bob Timmons Challenge in Lawrence, Kansas on Saturday, as Alexandra Emilianov tied the school record in the shot put and Zach Bradford broke the facility record in the pole vault.