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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 4/5/2024, Last updated: 4/8/2024
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Four Big Ten Teams Advance To Gymnastics Regional Finals

Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State and Penn State all earn spots in Sweet 16

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Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State and Penn State all advanced to their respective Regional Finals in the 2024 National Collegiate Women's Gymnastics Championships.

The No. 15 Gophers posted a score of 196.950 in the second round of the Fayetteville Regional on Thursday evening, earning a spot in Saturday's Regional Final with No. 2 LSU, No. 7 Kentucky and No. 10 Arkansas.
No. 17 Ohio State finished second in the Ann Arbor Regional with a score of 196.975, while the No. 25 Nittany Lions upset host No. 11 Michigan and No. 23 Kent State with a regional school record 196.925 team score. The two schools will be joined in Saturday's main event by No. 1 Oklahoma and No. 8 Alabama.
 On Friday, No. 10 Michigan State scored a 197.475 in the Gainesville Regional Second Round to advance to its third-straight regional final. The Big Ten champion Spartans will compete against No. 5 Utah and the top two teams from Friday's evening session (No. 4 Florida, No. 13 Missouri, No. 20 Georgia and Iowa State) in Sunday's Regional Final. 

The Ann Arbor (4 p.m. CT) and Fayetteville (5 p.m. CT) Regional Finals will be streamed on ESPN+ on Saturday, April 6.

The Gainesville Regional Final will take place at 4 p.m. CT on Sunday, April 7, and also be streamed on ESPN+

The top two teams from each regional will receive an automatic berth to the national championships. In addition, the top all-around competitor and top event specialist from round two at each regional (who is not on a team advancing to nationals) will advance to the national championships. Event specialist qualifiers will only compete in the events they qualified.

The national championships will take place April 18-20 in Fort Worth, Texas, at Dickies Arena. The championship event is hosted by Texas Woman's University and Knight Eady. For tickets and information regarding the National Collegiate Women's Gymnastics Championships, go to Tap or click here to learn more about the 2024 championship.