NCAA Weekend Preview
posted on 02/12/2016

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The University of Oklahoma reigns supreme on both the men’s and women’s side with identical No. 1 rankings. The Oklahoma men have held the number one spot since preseason, but the women jumped over Florida to take the number one spot for the first time this season.

NATIONAL RANKINGS - Feb. 8, 2016

Women
1. Oklahoma
2. Florida
3. Michigan
4. Alabama
5. LSU
6. Utah
7. UCLA
8. Auburn
9. Arkansas
10. Boise State
Men
1. Oklahoma
2. Stanford
3. Minnesota
4. Ohio State
5. Illinois
6. Nebraska
7. Iowa
8. California
9. Penn State
10. Michigan



WOMEN

Perfect 10 Challenge
Feb. 12 - 6:45 p.m. CT - Oklahoma City, Okla.

    This week the top-ranked Oklahoma Sooners face Denver, George Washington and Utah State in The Perfect 10 Challenge.

    No. 1 Oklahoma (13-1-0)
    Previous Score: 197.900
    Season-High: 197.925
    Notes: Last week at Texas Woman’s University, OU posted a season-high score of 197.925 and swept the individual event titles. Oklahoma junior Chayse Capps is No. 1 in the nation on beam and set a new school record with her all-around score of 39.775. The Sooners have scored over a 197.000 in the past six meets. Oklahoma is the top-ranked team in the country with an average score of 197.393. As a team, the Sooners rank 1st nationally on bars (49.386) and beam (49.321), 2nd on vault (49.336) and 3rd on floor (49.350).

    No. 12 Denver (6-0)
    Previous Score: 196.675
    Season-High: 196.675
    Rankings: Denver is ranked 12th in the nation with an average team score of 195.495. As a team, the Pioneers rank 8th nationally on floor (49.125), 13th on both vault (49.020) and bars (49.075), and 21st on beam (48.725). Senior two-time All-American Nina McGee ranks No. 3 all-around in the in the nation.

    No. 17 George Washington (9-0)
    Previous Week: 196.075
    Season-High: 196.175
    Rankings: George Washington is ranked 17th in the nation with an average team score of 195.656. The Colonials rank 13th nationally on beam (48.931), 17th on bars (48.988) and 21st on floor (48.963)

    Utah State (3-2)
    Previous Week: 195.00
    Season High: 195.425
    Notes: As a team, the Aggies rank 21st nationally on bars (48.830).

10th Annual Link to Pink Meet Friday, Feb. 12 at 6:45 p.m. ET - Gainesville, Fla.

    No. 2 Florida vs. No. 9 Arkansas
    Series Record (all-time): Florida leads 35-3.

    No. 2 Florida (4-1)
    Previous Week: 196.350
    Season High: 198.175
    Notes: Florida is looking to bounce back from a shocking upset last week in Athens. Florida ranks 2nd nationally with an average team score of 197.220. As a team, the Gators rank 3rd nationally vault (49.285), 2nd on bars (49.365), 3rd on beam (49.245) and 4th on floor (49.325).

    No. 9 Arkansas (3-4)
    Previous Score: 196.150
    Season High: 196.700
    Notes: The Arkansas Razorbacks hope to bounce back this week after falling to LSU in Baton Rouge 197.425-196.150. The Razorbacks already upset two top 10 teams after defeating Alabama and Auburn earlier in the season. Arkansas ranks 9th nationally with an average team score of 196.200. As a team the Razorbacks rank 7th nationally on vault (49.125), 14th nationally on uneven bars (49.046), 10th nationally on beam (48.992) and 16th nationally on floor (49.038).

No. 5 LSU at No. 11 Georgia Saturday, Feb. 13 at 3:00 p.m. - Athens, Ga.

    Series Record (all-time): Georgia leads 68-24-2

    No. 5 LSU (7-1)
    Previous Score: 197.425
    Season High:197.425
    Notes: The Tigers arrive in Athens after posting a season-high 197.425 in win over No. 8 Arkansas. LSU ranks 5th nationally with an average team score of 196.705. As a team the Tigers rank 1st nationally on vault (49.360), 9th nationally on bars (49.145), 15th nationally on beam (48.920) and 6th nationally on floor (49.280)

    No. 11 Georgia (3-3)
    Previous Score: 196.400
    Season High: 196.775
    Notes: Georgia pulled off a major upset last week downing the No. 1 Gators at home in front of a sold out crowd at Stegeman Coliseum. The Gymdogs rank 11th nationally with an average team score of 195.959. As a team Georgia ranks 6th nationally on vault (49.500), 4th nationally on bars (49.250), and 7th nationally on floor (49.267).

No. 4 Alabama vs. No. 8 Auburn
Friday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. CT - Auburn, Ala.

    No. 4 Alabama (3-3-0)
    Previous Score: 196.775
    Season High: 197.525
    Notes: The defending SEC Champion Crimson Tide have a busy weekend with two dual meets, competing against Auburn on Friday and West Virginia on Sunday. The Crimson Tide rank 4th nationally with an average team score of 196.842. As a team, Alabama ranks 4th nationally on vault (49.204), 5th nationally on bars (49.242), 7th nationally on beam (49.079) and 5th nationally on floor (49.317).

    No. 8 Auburn (4-4)
    Previous Score: 196.825
    Season High: 196.825
    Notes: Auburn placed second last week to Oklahoma with a season high 196.825. The Tigers rank 8th nationally with an average team score of 196.204. As a team, Auburn ranks 8th nationally on vault (49.117), 10th nationally on bars (49.138), 17th nationally on beam (48.854) and 11th nationally on floor (49.096).

MEN

No. 2 Stanford, No. 3 Minnesota, No. 5 Illinois and No. 7 Iowa
Saturday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. CT - Minneapolis, Minn.

    No. 2 Stanford
    Previous Score: 447.000
    Season High: 447.000
    Notes: Stanford is coming off a sensational tri-meet victory where the team posted a 447.700, the highest in program history under the current scoring system and a season-high. Junior Akash Modi continues to lead the nation in the all-around after a third consecutive all-around victory with a 90.350. The Cardinal ranks 2nd nationally with an average team score of 440.590. As a team, Stanford ranks 2nd nationally on floor with a 74.600, 2nd nationally on pommel horse with a 72.210, 2nd nationally on still rings with a 73.030, 5th nationally on vault with a 73.730, 2nd nationally on parallel bars with a 73.980 and 2nd on high bar with a 73.040.

    No. 3 Minnesota
    Previous Score: 438.500
    Season High: 438.500
    Minnesota ranks third nationally with an average team score of 432.525. As a team, The Gophers rank 4th nationally on floor (73.913), 4th on pommel horse (70.488), 7th on still rings (71.750), 3rd on vault (73.925), 4th on parallel bars (71.525), and 7th on high bar (70.925).

    No. 7 Iowa (1-3)
    Notes: Iowa ranks seventh nationally with an average team score of 427.313. As a team, the Hawkeyes rank 10th on floor with a 71.413, 8th on pommel horse with a 68.850, 4th on still rings with a 72.550, 11th on vault with a 72.388, 9th on parallel bars with a 70.163, and 3rd on high bar with a 71.975.

    No. 5 Illinois
    Notes: Illinois ranks 5th nationally with an average team score of 431.070. As a team, the Illini rank 8th nationally on floor with a 72.320, 3rd on pommel horse with a 71.840, 5th on still rings with a 71.890, 8th on vault with a 72.830, 6th on parallel bars with a 71.190 and 6th on high bar with a 71.000.
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