Baylor volleyball (18-6, 6-2) kicks of the second half of the double round-robin conference schedule, trekking north to face the Kansas State Wildcats (16-6, 5-4), on Saturday evening at 7 p.m. in Ahearn Field House.
With a firm hold on the third-place spot in the conference standings, the Bears can continue to create separation from the middle of the pack, with the Wildcats checking in at No. 4 in the current conference standings.
Baylor swept KSU earlier this season, with the Wildcats ranked at No. 23 in the country at the time.
The Wildcats still represent a significant opportunity for BU’s postseason hopes, with the Wildcats holding the second-highest RPI ranking in the conference at No. 17.
Kansas State carries a 27-15 all-time series lead heading into the weekend match, including a 16-5 margin in Manhattan.
For this and all other Baylor road matches, fans can tune into the live internet radio broadcast on BaylorBears.com/allaccess. Additionally, Saturday’s match will be televised on FOX College Sports Central.
Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. CT
Ahearn Field House | Manhattan, Kan.
Audio: BaylorBears.com (Paid)
Talent: Jonathan Hill
TV: FOX College Sports Central
Live Stats: KStateSports.com
2015 Record: 17-13
2016 Record: 18-6
2016 Big 12 Record: 6-2
Head Coach: Ryan McGuyre (2nd season)
All-Time Record vs. Kansas State: 15-27
All-Time Record vs. Kansas State in MANHATTAN: 5-16
KANSAS STATE WILDCATS
2015 Record: 17-12
2016 Record: 16-6
2016 Big 12 Record: 5-4
Head Coach: Suzie Fritz (16th season)