ROSEMONT, Ill. – The final weekend of the regular season will feature the annual Big Five Meets, which will be hosted by Illinois and Iowa this year. The competition begins on Saturday at 3 pm ET when No. 13 Nebraska, No. 19 Illinois, No. 24 Ohio State, Maryland and Michigan State compete in Champaign. The Iowa City site will feature No. 11 Michigan, No. 16 Iowa, Minnesota, Penn State and Rutgers and competition starts at 4 pm ET. A tape-delayed replay of the Iowa site will be shown on BTN at 3 pm ET on Sunday, March 12.
The Big Five Meets are used to determine seeding at next week’s Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics Championships, which will be hosted by Rutgers on Saturday, March 18. Listed below are the teams competing at each site, along with the event on which they will start the competition.
Big Five Meet – Champaign, Ill. – 3 pm ET
No. 19 Illinois (Beam)
Michigan State (Vault)
No. 13 Nebraska (Bye)
No. 24 Ohio State (Floor)
Big Five Meet – Iowa City, Iowa – 4 pm ET
No. 16 Iowa (Beam)
No. 11 Michigan (Bye)
Penn State (Bars)