CHICAGO – For the eighth consecutive year, BTN will televise seven winter Big Ten Championships, including wrestling, men’s and women’s swimming & diving, men’s and women’s indoor track & field and men’s and women’s gymnastics. Coverage begins at 9 AM ET on Sunday, Feb. 22, with the Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships from Ohio State. The Big Ten Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships will air at 11:30 AM ET on Sunday, March 1, from Iowa. Coverage continues at 10:30 AM ET on Sunday, March 8, with the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field Championships. Both
Michigan claimed the 2014 NCAA Men’s Gymnastics Championship and Wolverine Sam Mikulak won his third all-around crown at the University of Michigan’s Crisler Center on Friday night. This is the Wolverines’ second consecutive national championship and their sixth program title, including three in the past five years. The Big Ten has now claimed four titles in the past five years. After recording 445.050 points, Michigan defeated second-place Oklahoma (441.650) and third-place Stanford (436.300). Illinois finished fourth with 435.350 points, Ohio State placed fifth with 433.500 points and Penn State took sixth with 429.800 points. Impressive to watch & an honor
Individual event winners were crowned on the second day of the Big Ten Men’s Gymnastics Championships, which concluded with the conference office announcing the All-Big Ten teams and postseason award winners. Event titles were claimed by gymnasts from four schools, including three championships from Ohio State and one each from Illinois, Minnesota and Penn State. Ohio State’s Sean Melton claimed event titles on the parallel bars (15.600) and high bar (15.375), while teammate Jake Martin took home the conference title on the vault (15.300). Illinois’ Chandler Eggleston won the floor exercise with a score of 15.725, while Minnesota’s Ellis Mannon
The Michigan men’s gymnastics team captured the 2014 Big Ten Championship Friday night at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The title marks the Wolverines’ second consecutive crown and 17th overall. Michigan totaled a team score of 448.200 points, followed by second-place Ohio State (441.050) and third-place Penn State (438.000). Illinois finished fourth (435.350), Minnesota placed fifth (429.150), Nebraska came in sixth (428.150) and Iowa rounded out the team standings with 425.600 points. Michigan’s Sam Mikulak was the Big Ten all-around champion after finishing with a score of 93.700 points, claiming his third Big Ten all-around crown and becoming the first
Michigan earned the 2014 Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics Championships title on Saturday, securing its 20th title and first since 2011. The Wolverines tallied 197.550 points en route to the team title, followed by Nebraska in second place with 196.950. Minnesota finished in third with 196.675 points, Illinois placed fourth with 196.625 and Penn State rounded out the top five with 196.475 points. Minnesota’s Lindsay Mable won the vault with a score of 10.000 en route to the all-around title with a score of 39.650. Michigan’s Joanna Sampson scored a 9.925 to win the bars title, while Nebraska’s Emily Wong won
The 2014 Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics Championships is Saturday at Penn State with eight conference teams competing in one of two sessions.. The team with the highest score, regardless of the session, will win the Big Ten Championship. The two sessions are based on the results of the Big Ten quad meets last weekend. You can track it all live via GoPSUsports.com, and both sessions will be broadcast live on BTN/BTN2Go. Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State will compete in the afternoon session at noon ET, while the evening session begins at 5 p.m. and will feature Illinois, Minnesota,
Minnesota and Nebraska clinched a share of the regular-season Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics Championship after finishing with 6-1 Big Ten records. The Golden Gophers placed first in their Big Ten quad meet versus Iowa, Michigan and Penn State after scoring 196.700 points, while Nebraska recorded 197.050 points in its quad meet against Illinois, Michigan State and Ohio State. Last season, Michigan and Minnesota shared the inaugural regular season Big Ten Championship. The 2014 Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics Championships will be held Saturday, March 22 at Rec Hall on the campus of Penn State in University Park, Pa. BTN will provide
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The No. 10 Iowa men’s gymnastics team concluded its home schedule Saturday, hosting a tri-meet against No. 6 Minnesota and No. 11 Nebraska. The Gophers won the meet with a score of 437.400, the Hawkeyes came in second with a score of 433.050 and the Huskers finished third with a score of 418.150.
Four Big Ten standouts took home national titles, and combined for five of the six individual titles, on the final day of the 2013 NCAA Men’s Gymnastics Championships on Sunday. Michigan’s Sam Mikulak won the high bar competition for the second consecutive year and earned the parallel bars crown, Illinois’ Fred Hartville took home the vault championship, Ohio State’s Michael Newburger won the pommel horse competition, and Penn State’s Trevor Howard placed first in the floor exercise. [ BIGTEN.ORG: Four win national titles on Day 3 of NCAA Championships ] Mikulak, who won his second national all-around championship on Saturday