NCAA Weekend Preview
posted on 03/04/2016

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The Oklahoma women remain No. 1 with a 197.705. Florida sits in second with a 197.440 followed by Alabama (197.325) in third, LSU (197.150) in fourth and Michigan rounds out the top five with a 197.065.

WOMEN

No. 1 Oklahoma vs. No. 18 Arizona
Friday, March 4 at 6:45 p.m. CT
Norman, Okla.
All-time record: Oklahoma leads 9-5
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    No. 1 Oklahoma (18-1-0)
    Season High: 198.075
    Previous Score: 198.075
    Notes: After turning in its best performance of the season last weekend, the Oklahoma Sooners remained No. 1 in the national rankings for the fourth consecutive week. Last week, the Sooners defeated No. 4 Michigan with a season-high 198.075. Junior star Chayse Capps ranks in the top 25 nationally in the all-around and on all four events, holding the top spot in both the all-around and on beam.

    No. 18 Arizona (4-4)
    Season High: 196.475
    Previous Score: 196.100
    Notes: Last time out, Arizona defeated Washington 196.100-195.325. Sophomore Madison Cindric tallied a career-high 9.900 leading the team to its highest beam score of the season (49.250). As a team, Arizona ranks 19th nationally on bars (49.010) and beam (48.960).

No. 3 Alabama vs. No. 4 LSU
Friday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. CT
Baton Rouge, La.
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    No. 3 Alabama (8-4)
    Season High: 197.550
    Previous Score: 197.550
    Notes: Last week, Alabama defeated SEC rival Georgia with a season-high 197.550. The highlight of the meet came from senior Lauren Beers, who scored a perfect 10.0 on vault and a huge 9.975 on floor. The Crimson Tide enter this weekend’s matchup with four consecutive scores over 197.

    No. 4 LSU (9-2)
    Season High: 197.900
    Previous Score: 197.900
    Notes: LSU enters this weekend’s matchup after posting back-to-back season-high scores: 197.825 vs. Auburn and 197.900 at Florida. Junior Ashleigh Gnat is the No. 1 vaulter in the nation. Gnat has earned three perfect scores this season for her double twisting yurchenko. LSU is 20-0 at home and has not lost a home meet since falling to No. 5 Alabama on March 3, 2013.

MEN

No. 1 Oklahoma vs. No. 2 Stanford
Saturday, March 5 at 5:00 p.m. CT
Norman, Okla.
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    No. 1 Oklahoma (9-0)
    Season High: 448.350
    Previous Score: 447.550
    Notes: The Oklahoma Sooners enter this weekend’s dual meet following a commanding victory over Minnesota 447.550 – 431.100. OU remains undefeated after winning five event titles and the all-around in their victory over the Gophers. The defending national champions posted a season-high 73.200 on pommel horse highlighted by a career-best 15.300 from redshirt senior Sergey Resnick.

    No. 2 Stanford (13-0)
    Season High: 447.700
    Previous Score: 444.600
    Notes:No. 2 Stanford remains undefeated after a win over No. 9 California (444.600-419.500) The Cardinal is led by junior star Akash Modi, who earned his fourth all-around title in the victory over California. Modi tops the national rankings in the all-around, floor exercise and high bar.

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