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2019-2020 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Power Rankings: November Edition

Our #1-ranking votes are no longer unanimous after a fast fall season for several top programs. The uncertainty after the top two also continues.

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Max McHugh Named Big Ten Male Swimmer of the Week

McHugh was named men’s Swimmer of the Week, while his Gopher teammate Gavin Olson was the Freshman of the Week and Purdue’s Greg Duncan was Diver of the Week.

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Wisconsin Overpowers Minnesota in B1G Brawl; McHugh Hits Nation-Leading 100 BR

Max McHugh is back. Meanwhile, Beata Nelson hit a nation-leading 100 back time, and the Wisconsin women won the meet in the final relay.

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2019-2020 NCAA Men’s Power Rankings: First Edition

The top two teams are clear. Everything after that… completely unpredictable. Our five voters take an opening shot at preseason Power Rankings.

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SwimSwam’s 2019-2020 NCAA Division I Men’s Preseason Picks

The NCAA swim season is upon us, and it’s time for a time-honored tradition: SwimSwam’s staff predicting NCAA event champions half a year out.

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Minnesota’s Mid-Season Invite To Feature Cal, Texas, Michigan, Arizona

Minnesota’s winter invite will feature last year’s top 2 men’s NCAA teams (Cal and Texas) along with 3 of the top 5 women’s programs (Cal, Michigan, Texas).

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Breaststroker Brock Aune (2020) Sends Verbal Commitment to Minnesota

Brussels, Wisconsin-native Brock Aune has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota for 2020-21.

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Minnesota Swimmers Max McHugh and Nick Saulnier Injured in Shooting

Rising sophomore Max McHugh and senior Nick Saulnier sustained non-life-threatening injuries in a shooting in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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13-Year-Old Lucy Thomas Earns Trials in 100 Breast at Minneapolis Sectionals

During the third day of the Minneapolis Sectionals, 13-year-old Lucy Thomas earned her first Trials cut in the 100 breast and climbs up the rankings.

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McHugh Brothers Battle in 200 Breast, Beata Nelson Hits PR in Minneapolis

Younger brother Max took the win in the 200 breast, less than a tenth off of his best. Meanwhile, Beata Nelson surged to a new best in the 100 free tonight.

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Minnesota Will Host Florida Gators for Season Opener (2019-2020 Schedule)

2019 NCAA runner-up in the 200 breaststroke Max McHugh, above, and the Minnesota Gophers will play host to Florida in early October.

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2019 Men’s NCAAs: How Did Our Top 20 Recruits Perform as Freshmen?

Last spring, the debate was Reece Whitley vs. Drew Kibler for the #1-ranked recruit in the nation. Turns out, neither of them were the highest-scoring freshman at NCAAs. Say hello to Minnesota’s Max McHugh.

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20 Headlines for 20 Teams at the 2019 NCAA Men’s Championships

The Cal men, for the first time in program history, had an A finalist in every swimming event at the 2019 NCAA Championships.

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2019 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

The highlight might be the 200 breast, where 200 IM/200 free champ Andrew Seliskar goes up against 100 breast champ (and defending 200 breast champ) Ian Finnerty of Indiana.

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WATCH: Seliskar Wins 200 BR Title in 1:48.7, #3 Performer All-Time

Andrew Seliskar of Cal is now the 3rd fastest performer in the 200 breast all-time, earning his perfect 3-for-3 meet his senior year.

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