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STANFORD, Calif., April 18, 2008 – The University of Oklahoma won the team title at the NCAA Men’s Gymnastics Championships, edging out host school Stanford University 363.20 to 362.750. Casey Sandy of Pennsylvania State University won the all-around title.

Oklahoma has won five national men’s team titles in the last seven years and eight overall. Illinois was third at 359.75. Defending champion Penn State finished fourth, followed by California and Michigan in fifth and sixth, respectively.

In the all-around, Sandy edged out Oklahoma’s Jonathan Horton of Houston, 91.350 to 90.950. Stanford’s Sho Nakamori and David Sender were third and fourth, respectively. Horton, Nakamori and Sender are members of the U.S. men’s senior national team.

"It was an incredible competition,” Horton said. “I definitely have to give credit to Stanford; they were an unbelievable team tonight. They put their hearts out there and so did we, and I’m just thankful we had a great performance and ended up on top.

“I’m very thankful for my team. A lot of times I put pressure on myself to come through in everything, but tonight I had some mistakes and my team was incredible tonight.”

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2008 NCAA Men’s Collegiate Championships
Stanford University Maples Pavilion
Palo Alto, Calif.
April 18, 2008

Team finals
1. University of Oklahoma, 363.200
2. Stanford University, 362.750
3. University of Illinois, 359.750
4. Pennsylvania State University, 357.650
5. University of California, 356.150
6. Michigan University, 354.250

All-around finals
1. Casey Sandy, Penn State, 91.350
2. Jonathan Horton, Oklahoma, 90.950
3. Sho Nakamori, Stanford, 90.150
4. David Sender, Stanford, 89.100
5. Tim McNeill, California, 88.400
6. Jake Bateman, Ohio State, 87.700
7. Greg Stine, Air Force Academy, 86.800
8. Kyson Bunthuwong, California, 86.650
9. Wes Haagensen, Illinois, 86.500
10. Tai Lee, Ohio State, 83.800