March 24, 2012
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Championships are underway from Carver-Hawkeye Arena on the campus of the University of Iowa. The afternoon session is set for 1:05 p.m. CT, while the evening session is slated for 6:05 p.m. CT. Both sessions can be seen live on BTN.
The eight Big Ten teams have been split into the two sessions based on their season-ending regional qualifying score (RQS). The evening session will feature the top four teams in the conference, while the afternoon session will showcase teams Nos. 5-8.
Nebraska earned the top seed entering its first Big Ten Championships, holding an RQS of 196.960, which ranks sixth nationally. The Huskers will be joined in the evening session by No. 2 Penn State (196.230), No. 3 Ohio State (196.115) and No. 4 Minnesota (195.880). The afternoon session will feature No. 5 Michigan (195.710), No. 6 Illinois (195.545), No. 7 Iowa (194.995) and No. 8 Michigan State (194.840).
For complete championships coverage, visit Iowa's Championships Central page and follow @BigTenChamps on Twitter.