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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 5/5/2024, Last updated: 5/5/2024
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NCAA Men's Tennis: Ohio State Advances to Super Regional

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Photo courtesy of Ohio State Athletics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In a match that started outdoors and was completed inside, Ohio State prevailed over No. 34 Oklahoma State, 4-1.

The Buckeyes (32-1) dropped just one game to claim the doubles point. OSU then claimed three of four singles flights to extend their winning streak to 16-straight matches.

Coach Ty Tucker’s squad will host 15th-ranked Mississippi State next Saturday in Columbus.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Michigan State fell to No. 12 Harvard, 4-0, on the Crimson’s home courts.

Harvard captured the doubles point, holding a slight advantage in games won (18-17). MSU was still playing No. 1 and No. 2 singles matches when Harvard clinched championship point.

Michigan State finishes its year with a 23-7 record, having set a program mark for wins in a season. Ozan Baris, Ronald Hohmann and Max Sheldon will compete in NCAA singles and doubles competitions beginning May 20.

NEW YORK — Michigan fell behind early and couldn’t recover in a 4-2 loss to No. 8 Columbia at the Milstein Family Tennis Center.

The Wolverines (17-13) earned their points from Will Cooksey at No. 5 singles and Nicholas Steiglehner at No. 6 singles.

Gavin Young and Jacob Bickersteth will resume their seasons at the NCAA individual championships in three weeks.

LEXINGTON, Ky. — No. 5 Kentucky edged No. 29 Illinois, 4-3, at the Boone Tennis Complex.

Illinois (17-10) won the doubles point and the match was tied three times before coming down to No. 5 singles, which UK won in the third set.

Despite their season being over, the Illini will be represented at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships by Hunter Heck and Karlis Ozolins.