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Texas volleyball sweeps No. 16 Kansas, clinches share of Big 12 title

Junior Ebony Nwanabe and the Longhorns head to Norman, Okla., to face the Sooners in their first chance to clinch sole possession of the Big 12 championship.

By Steve Habel, Senior Editor

AUSTIN, Texas — There is no doubt that Texas volleyball is the best team on the 40 Acres, and the second-ranked Longhorns showed just how good they can be as they flexed their considerable muscle with a dominating 25-23, 25-22, 25-16 win Wednesday over No. 16 Kansas in a crucial Big 12 Conference match before a crowd of 4,001 fans at Gregory Gym.

It was the 16th win in a row for Texas, which has not lost since a four-set defeat at home Sept. 8 to then-No. 1 Minnesota.

The victory kept the Longhorns (21-2 overall, 14-0 in Big 12) undefeated in

 

 

The Habe is Steve Habel, Horns Illustrated’s senior editor. He was the magazine’s first staff member, in 1994, and has covered Texas sports ever since. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .