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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

 

 

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .