The Colorado volleyball team will hit the midpoint of the Pac-12 Conference schedule following Sunday’s match at Arizona State. The Buffaloes will have their work cut out for them in the second half of that schedule if they hope to make a run at a second consecutive NCAA Tournament berth. A look at Sunday’s matchup against the Sun Devils:

Colorado volleyball at Arizona State

Game time: Sunday, 3 p.m. MT, Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe, Ariz.

Broadcast: Pac-12 Network.

Records: CU 11-9, 3-6 Pac-12 Conference; Arizona State 13-8, 4-5.

Notes: After reaching the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 20 years, the Buffs have fallen to 10th in the Pac-12 after losing six of their past eight matches…The Sun Devils lead the series 8-6, though CU swept ASU last year…Prior to last year, the Buffs were just 1-6 at ASU…The Sun Devils will be just the third unranked foe CU has faced in 10 league matches, though ASU was ranked 25th last week…The Sun Devils have lost three consecutive matches…CU returns home to face Washington State and Washington next week.

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