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Men's Gymnastics

No. 3 Huskers to Travel to No. 2 Wolverines for Big Ten Battle

The No. 3 Huskers are traveling to Ann Arbor this weekend where they will take on No. 2 Michigan this Saturday, Feb. 10 in a top-five matchup. NU looks to maintain a winning-streak after besting Penn State at home. The meet will begin at 12 p.m. (CT) in the Cliff Keen Arena and will be live streamed on B1G+ for subscribers.

Last Time Out
Nebraska is coming off a conference victory against Penn State last weekend, rallying past the Nittany Lions (406.800-403.200). The Huskers made impressive marks including 11 career-best scores documented, along with four event titles. 

Three of the four event titleists recorded a career-best score in their triumph including sophomore Toby Liang on floor (14.00), freshman Alex Nitache on vault (14.85), and captain Zac Tiderman on high bar (14.45). Captain Sam Phillips also earned the title in the all-around competition.

National rankings highlight Husker gymnasts based off a three-score average including Chris Hiser in eighth on rings (13.725), Cole Partridge in eighth on parallel bars (14.20) and tying in third on high bar with teammate Zac Tiderman (14.00).

Ahead of the meet, No. 3 NU features the rankings in first place on both vault (72.00) and high bar (68.30). Nebraska occupies fourth position on floor (67.95), sixth on pommel horse (66.70) and parallel bars (66.00), and third overall on rings (67.25).

Scouting the Competition
The Michigan Wolverines rank No. 2 in the NCAA following their first loss of the season against No. 4 Illinois (410.350-413.800). Gymnasts Fred Richard and Javier Alfonso underlines the Wolverines’ strength with Richard coming off his second consecutive Big Ten Specialist of the Week accolade and Alfonoso leading the NCAA on still rings with a 14.767 three-score average.
Follow the Huskers
Fans can follow @HuskerMGym on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for live updates during the meet. The competition will be livestreamed on BTN+ for subscribers beginning at 12 p.m. CT.