NCAA Gymnastics Week 3: UCLA and more join the mix, What’s on this weekend (January 22 – 24, 2021)

By Patricia Duffy | January 22, 2021

Week 3 of the 2021 NCAA Gymnastics season is sure to be an exciting one as many Pac-12 teams, among others, kick off their seasons this weekend.

Starting their seasons this weekend for the women are UCLA, Washington, West Virginia, Arizona, New Hampshire, Central Michigan, North Carolina, Northern Illinois, Ball State, Western Michigan, and Illinois State. For the men, Ohio State and Nebraska join the mix.

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Keep reading for Road to Nationals rankings for the men and women after Week 2, as well as the NCAA Week 3 schedule, links to watch, and marquee matchup previews to read.

Note: Many teams are starting their seasons later than usual due to the pandemic, so if the team you’re looking for isn’t listed, they may still be having a season but starting in a week or two.

NCAA Men’s Top 9

4Air Force384.100
5Penn State383.650
6Arizona State371.550
9Northern Illinois310.100

*Ordered by average of all scores. Source:

NCAA Women’s Top 25

13Ohio State196.000
15Iowa State195.500
16Arizona State195.500
19Southern Utah195.063
21NC State194.925
23Kent State194.675
24Utah State194.350
25Boise State194.300

*Ordered by average of all scores. Source:

NCAA Week 3 – Schedule & Links


Saturday, January 23Stream
2:00pm ET – Ohio State vs. IllinoisBTN+
7:00pm ET – Air Force vs. OklahomaFox Sports OK
Sunday, January 24Stream
1:30pm ET – Michigan vs. NebraskaBTN+


Friday, January 22ScoresStream
5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT – [4] Minnesota @ [3] MichiganLINKESPNU
6:00pm ET/3:00pm PT – [21] NC State, Temple @ TowsonLINKFREE
7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT – [2] Oklahoma @ West VirginiaLINKESPN+
7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT – [12] Kentucky @ [20] MissouriLINKSECN
7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT – North Carolina @ New HampshireLINKFREE
8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT – [1] Florida @ [8] ArkansasLINKSEC+
8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT – Tennessee Classic (Northern Illinois, Lindenwood, SEMO)
8:30pm ET/5:30pm PT – [11] Georgia @ [5] LSULINKSEC+
8:30pm ET/5:30pm PT – [18] Auburn @ [10] AlabamaLINKSECN
9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT – [19] Southern Utah @ [24] Utah StateLINKFREE
Saturday, January 23ScoresStream
1:00pm ET/10:00am PT – [17] Illinois, [22] Maryland @ RutgersLINKBTN+
2:00pm ET/11:00am PT – Nebraska @ Penn StateLINKBTN+
3:00pm ET/12:00pm PT – Arizona @ [6] UtahP12N
5:00pm ET/2:00pm PT – [15] Arizona State @ UCLALINKP12N
5:00pm ET/2:00pm PT – Washington @ Oregon StateFREE
8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT – [13] Ohio State @ [9] IowaLINKBTN+
8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT – [14] BYU @ [25] Boise StateLINKFREE
Sunday, January 24ScoresStream
1:00pm ET/10:00am PT – Bowling Green @ [25] Eastern MichiganLINKESPN3
2:00pm ET/11:00am PT – [23] Kent State @ PittsburghLINKACCN
2:00pm ET/11:00am PT – Illinois State @ SEMOLINK
3:00pm ET/12:00pm PT – Central Michigan @ Ball StateESPN3
3:00pm ET/12:00pm PT – Northern Illinois @ Western Michigan
4:00pm ET/1:00pm PT – Air Force @ [7] DenverLINKDU($)
Source: Balance Beam Situation

Four previews to read:

– Florida vs. Arkansas Meet Preview: Gymbacks Host No.1 Florida On Rep The Red Night – Arkansas Gymnastics

– Georgia vs. LSU Meet Preview: Gymnastics Returns Home to Face No. 11 Georgia – LSU Gymnastics

– Arizona State vs. UCLA Meet Preview: Pac-12 Play Begins at No. 7 UCLA on Saturday – Arizona State Gymnastics

WEEK 1: POWER RANKINGS (Men) – College Gymnastics Association

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