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Oklahoma, Illinois, Minnesota Complete the Field for Men's NCAA Championships
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Top-ranked Oklahoma, which hasn't lost a meet since the 2014 NCAA Championships, posted the highest qualifying score (430.600) in the second of two sessions at West Point, N.Y., Friday evening. Starting on floor exercise, the Sooners exceeded 70 points on every event, topping out at 73.60 on vault. They also posted the highest totals on every event from both sessions combined.


Yul Moldauer (Oklahoma)

Defending all-around champion Yul Moldauer (pictured) and Colin Van Wicklen, both from OU, competed on four events, the most among their teammates.

Illinois placed second in the evening session with 421.300, struggling a bit on high bar but scoring 70.90 on floor, 71.90 on rings and 71.10 on vault.

Minnesota grabbed the final berth to tomorrow night's finals with a score of 420.100. Like the Illini, the Golden Gophers covered a low high bar total (66.20) with at least 70 points on the other five events, their best effort coming on vault (72.75).

Iowa placed a distant fourth (412.500), Navy was fifth (400.650) and California placed sixth (400.250).

Tomorrow's finals begin at 6:00 p.m. EST, and will crown team, all-around and event champions.

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