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2024 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Regionals live updates – Gymnastics Now

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The 2024 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Tournament begins April 3-7 with the first three rounds happening at four predetermined regional sites (Michigan, Florida, Arkansas, and California). We’ll have live updates of regionals here throughout the week.

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Today’s matchups (Wednesday, April 3)

Wednesday, April 3 2:00 p.m. Michigan Round 1 Play-In: Ball State vs. Illinois ESPN+ (Scores)
3:00 p.m. Arkansas Round 1 Play-In: Boise State vs. BYU ESPN+ (Scores)

Arkansas Regional Round 1: Chaos begins as BYU wins tie-breaker over Boise State

You read that right – BYU and Boise State tied with matching 195.750s on Wednesday during the Round 1 play-in meet at the Arkansas regional.

BYU won the tie-breaker, which is simply adding back in dropped scores. The Cougars’ dropped scores added up to a 37.900 to the Broncos’ 37.650.

BYU advances to the second round and will face No. 2 LSU, No. 15 Minnesota, and Oregon State on Thursday in Fayetteville.

Since Boise State failed to advance, the following athletes from the team will compete as individuals in Round 2 after qualifying via NQS:

  • Courtney Blackson (bars & floor)
  • Emily Lopez (bars & beam)
  • Emma Loyim (beam & floor)
  • Adriana Popp (beam)

Michigan Regional Round 1: Illinois bests Ball State by half a tenth to advance to the second round

Illinois beat Ball State, 195.825-195.775, on Wednesday to advance to the second round of the Michigan regional.

The teams were separated by just 0.025 after the second and third rotations, but Illinois was able to increase the lead to 0.050 thanks to a 49.000 on floor.

The Illini will now face No. 1 Oklahoma, No. 16 NC State, and Ohio State on Thursday in Ann Arbor.

Since Ball State failed to advance, the following athletes from the team will compete as individuals in Round 2 after qualifying via NQS:

  • Zoe Middleton (all-around)
  • Victoria Henry (vault)
  • Suki Pfister (vault & floor)
  • Ashley Szymanski (bars)
  • Megan Teter (bars)

Don’t forget to fill out your bracket!

Have you filled out your bracket for the tournament yet? If not, download the official NCAA bracket here. Use Gymnastics Now’s social media graphic to share your bracket on social. Tag us for a chance to be featured!

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