Big Ten Men’s Diving: Team Standings After the First 3 Events of 2021 Champs

2021 Big Ten Men’s Championships

Men’s diving concluded on Saturday at Purdue University where Ohio State matched their 2020 Big Ten Championships point score of over 320 points. The most significant change was Indiana University who more than doubled theirs.

In our scoring breakdown of the 2020 Big Ten Championships, we noted that the Ohio State beating Indiana for 2nd place by 7.5 points came down to diving. Now after they scored 211 points (compared to the 97 they totaled last season), the Hoosiers are in a much better position going into the swimming portion of the meet.

This change was fronted by Indiana redshirt junior Andrew Capobianco, who claimed 1st on 1-meter and 4th on 3-meter, and senior Mory Gould who captured 2nd on 1-meter and 8th on 3-meter. Capobianco and Gould placed 1-2 in the platform consolation final as well with junior teammate Cole VanDevender in 4th. Purdue also improved their score by 67 points, mainly due to their 1-3 finish in the platform event by redshirt senior Brandon Loschiavo and junior Benjamin Bramley.

Defending champion Michigan had the largest negative difference between their scores from last season to this season, scoring 72 less points this time around. However, their 2020 championship title was won by a margin of 219 points so this may not impact them much. It’s also important to note that many of their highest-point scorers last season were seniors and have since graduated.

2021 Big Ten Men’s Diving Scores

1-Meter 3-Meter Platform Total
Ohio State 105 102 114 321
Indiana 76 83 52 211
Purdue 48 57 59 164
Northwestern 40 28 29 97
Michigan 42 20 33 95
Minnesota 26 48 0 74
Wisconsin 10 22 38 70
Penn State 14 0 25 39
Iowa 1 6 11 18
Michigan State 0 0 0 0

Big Ten Men’s 2021 vs. 2020 Scoring

2021 2020 Difference
Ohio State 321 322 -1
Indiana 211 97 114
Purdue 164 102 62
Northwestern 97 129 -32
Michigan 95 167 -72
Minnesota 74 107 -33
Wisconsin 70 77 -7
Penn State 39 4 35
Iowa 18 68 -50
Michigan State 0 13 -13

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Erik
6 months ago

Few interesting data points in Nebraska, Illinois and Rutgers…

SwammaJammaDingDong
Reply to  Erik
6 months ago

Big 12 Men’s results: 1. Texas (951 pts); 2. TCU (681 pts); 3. West Virginia (661 pts); T-4. Kansas (0 pts); T-4. Iowa State (0 pts); T-4. Kansas State (0 pts); T-4. Baylor (0 pts); T-4. Oklahoma (0 pts); T-4. Oklahoma State (0 pts); T-4. Texas Tech (0 pts)

Don't forget the divers
Reply to  SwammaJammaDingDong
6 months ago

Diving taking place right now, so these points aren’t final. WVU will pass TCU, Texas will stay first (of course).

321 minus 95 = 226 points
6 months ago

“Defending champion Michigan had the largest negative difference between their scores from last season to this season, scoring 72 less points this time around. However, their 2020 championship title was won by a margin of 219 points so this may not impact them much.” The OSU divers put up a 226 point lead. Michigan is going down! Let’s go Bucks!

Swim mom
6 months ago

Any chance you guys are going to a scoring breakdown on the big ten women’s meet like every other conference meet?

boohoobuckeyes
Reply to  Swim mom
6 months ago

No because they hate Ohio State. Obviously.

Snson
Reply to  boohoobuckeyes
6 months ago

I mean hating Ohio state is reasonable

shrek kachowski
Reply to  boohoobuckeyes
6 months ago

At least we clap Michigan in football

DebaterGator
6 months ago

Is this meet on meet mobile? Can’t seem to find it.

Editor
Reply to  DebaterGator
6 months ago

I don’t see it yet either. My guess is that it will pop up tomorrow when the swimming begins.

Guerra
6 months ago

That’s a great picture of The GOAT, Ray Looze!

THE goat
Reply to  Guerra
6 months ago

Yes Ray is THE greatest diving coach of all time!