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The Big Ten saw two student-athletes capture national crowns on the second day of the NCAA Championships at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio. Michigan's Tyler Clary swam his way to the top of the winner's podium in the 400-yard individual medley and while David Boudia of Purdue collected his second national title in as many days in the diving well.

The Wolverines remained in seventh place after the Day Two with 160 points, followed by event host Ohio State, who currently resides in ninth place with 96. 5 team tallies. The NCAA Championships will conclude with two sessions on Sunday. READ MORE ...

Purdue sophomore David Boudia highlighted the opening day of the 2010 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships with a gold-medal finish in the one-meter diving competition at theMcCorkle Aquatic Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio. The individual title marked the third national crown for the Noblesville, Ind., native after claiming top honors in the three-meter and platform events a year ago.

The Michigan Wolverines sit in seventh place with 77 points to lead all Big Ten teams after Day One, followed closely by NCAA Championships host Ohio State in ninth place with 46. 5 team tallies. Purdue is knotted in a tie for the 11th spot with 33 points. Minnesota (29) and Northwestern (2) round out the conference contingent in 15th and 28th place, respectively.  READ MORE ...

MSWM: Start of NCAA Championships Postoponed Until Friday

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The 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Swimming and Diving Championships will be delayed by one day, due to the illness of some participants, the NCAA announced today. The championships will now begin at noon Eastern on Friday, March 26, at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and will end on Sunday, March 28.

The start of the championships was moved back to ensure the health and well-being of those participants who became ill and all student-athletes competing at the event. READ MORE ...

MSWM: Ohio State to Host 2010 NCAA Championships

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McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion and Ohio State University will play host to the 2010 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships.  Competition begins Thursday, March 25, with the 200 freestyle relay and concludes Saturday, March 27, with the 400 freestyle relay.  This year's event will feature 52 Big Ten student-athletes from nine different institutions. Overall, student-athletes from 48 different schools will be competing this week with 235 swimmers and 35 divers taking part at the national meet. In the latest CSCAA rankings, four conferences schools appear on the top-25 list.  Michigan fronts all schools at No. 7 followed by No. 9 Ohio State, No. 11 Minnesota and No. 17 Purdue.

NCAA.com will stream both sessions of competition on Thursday and Friday, and the preliminary session on Saturday. ESPN360.com will stream the finals live on Saturday.

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MSWM: Ohio State Seizes Big Ten Crown

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Ohio State captured its 13th Big Ten Conference championship, and its first since 1956, on Sunday evening in front of a home crowd at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. The Buckeyes earned the conference crown with 860.5 points - 355 more than second-place Michigan. Minnesota finished the meet in third place with 497 tallies, followed by Purdue (417) and Indiana (283) rounding out the top five in the overall team standings.

Look here for final team standings, complete results as well as the 2010 individual award winner's and All-Big Ten first and second teams.

Ohio State battled its way to the top of the team leader board on Day Three at the 2010 Big Ten Championships in front of a home crowd at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. The Buckeyes will enter the final day of competition with 592.50 team points with Michigan trailing close behind in second place with 512.50 team tallies.

The pair of frontrunners distanced themselves from the field by 190 points as Minnesota sits in third with 321 points, The Gophers are followed by Purdue (262) and Indiana (193) rounding out the top five.

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Thursday saw five more Big Ten, Big Ten championship or pool records set and by the end of the session Ohio State had come back from a first day deficit to pull into a first-place tie with Michigan. Each team has 274.5 points with Minnesota (180), Purdue (134) and Indiana (123) completing the top five teams in the standings.  READ MORE ...

Michigan surged to an early lead after the first day of competition at the Big Ten Championships at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio. The sixth-ranked Wolverines swept both relay events, including a record-setting performance in the 800-yard freestyle relay on Wednesday evening to earn all 80 points.

Championships host Ohio State finished the day in second place with 68 team tallies, followed by Minnesota with 62 points. Penn State sits a mere two points back in fourth place while Michigan State (54) rounds out the top five. READ MORE ...

 

MSWM: Ohio State Set to Host Big Ten Championships

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The McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion on the campus of Ohio State University will play host to the 2010 Big Ten Men's Swimming and Diving Championships. Competition begins Wednesday, Feb. 24, with the 200 medley and 800 freestyle relays, and concludes with the highly anticipated 400 freestyle relay on Saturday, Feb. 27. Each day throughout the event, competition will begin at Noon ET with preliminary heats, while the finals will be contested at 7 p.m. ET nightly.

The Big Ten Network will air the meet on a tape delay on March 7 at Noon ET. In addition, Ohio State will offer live streaming of the event on ohiostatebuckeyes.com.

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MSWM: OSU's Holmes Tabbed Swimmer of the Week

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In the final tune-up before the Big Ten Championships, Ohio State freshman Zach Holmes posted three top finishes in leading the Buckeyes in a meet that included swimmers from Michigan, Purdue and Indiana at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. The Houston, Texas native captured two individual wins, setting NCAA 'B' qualifying times in the 100 free (44.37) and 200 free (1:21.18) events.

There was no selection for Big Ten Diver of the Week.