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LSU gymnastics ranked No. 1 in national poll

1 year 6 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, January 12 2016 Jan 12, 2016 January 12, 2016 8:53 AM January 12, 2016 in LSU Sports
Source: WBRZ
By: Brock Sues
Image: Chris Parent / LSU Athletics Photography Assistant

BATON ROUGE - The LSU gymnastics team has moved into the top position in the national rankings for the seventh time in program history after the squad posted a 196.950 score in a win over Oklahoma.

According to RoadToNationals.com, 1-0 LSU is now tied at No. 1 with Michigan after the Wolverines also secured a 196.950 season average.

Gymnastics national rankings are based on a team’s overall season average for the first few weeks of the season before they switch to the regional qualifying score. LSU also holds down the No. 1 position nationally on floor, No. 3 on beam and No. 17 on bars.

The Tigers now place North Carolina State in their sights as they head to the Lady Luck Invitational in Las Vegas where they will take on the Wolfpack at 9 p.m. Thursday. A livestream of the meet will be available on FloGymnastics.com to site subscribers only.

The RoadtoNationals Gymnastics Top 25 shapes up like this:

T1. LSU 196.950
T1. Michigan 196.950
3. Florida 196.825
4. Oklahoma 196.725
5. UCLA 196.550
6. Alabama 196.300
T7. Auburn 196.175
T7. George Washington 196.175
T7. Utah 196.175
10. Arizona 195.700
11. California 195.575
12. Oregon State 195.425
13. Denver 195.375
14. Missouri 195.275
15. Georgia 195.200
T16. Arkansas 195.150
T16. Kent State 195.150
18. New Hampshire 195.100
19. Illinois 195.075
20. Eastern Michigan 194.875
21. Kentucky 194.825
22. Stanford 194.800
T23. North Carolina State 194.700
T23. Minnesota 194.700
25. Maryland 194.400

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