Colorado volleyball at Arizona State

WHEN: Friday, 8 p.m. MDT, Tempe, Ariz.

RECORDS: CU 12-5, 2-4 Pac-12 Conference; ASU 10-8, 0-6.

BROADCAST: Pac-12 Mountain.

NOTES: The Buffaloes are winless on the road so far in Pac-12 play, but they have an opportunity to correct that against an ASU squad that is winless within the league ... The Sun Devils lead the series against CU 8-4, including a win in Boulder last year in the teams' only meeting in the 2016 season ... After being ranked at No. 25, CU dropped out of the top 25 this week and unofficially is No. 28 as the third team among others receiving votes...CU freshman setter Brynna DeLuzio began the week ranked 22nd in the nation with 11.26 assists per set ... The Buffs are coming off losses at Washington State and Washington ... Following the Arizona trip, CU will play seven of its final 12 matches at home ... With 411 career blocks, senior Anna Pfefferle needs just one more to match Lisa Soulliere for fourth-place in the program's history ... The Buffs play at Arizona on Sunday at 2 p.m. MDT (live stream on Pac-12 Digital) ... After four consecutive games on the road, CU returns home to host nationally-ranked USC and UCLA on Oct. 20 and 21.

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