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Penn State men’s gymnastics picked second in preseason poll

The Nittany Lions — the defending conference champs — were picked second in the 2016 Big Ten Men’s Gymnastics Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as announced by the conference on Thursday.

Penn State’s Dominic DiFulvio and Trevor Howard were also named to the “Gymnast to Watch List” for the upcoming campaign.

Ohio State sits as the preseason favorite, followed by Penn State and then Illinois.

Penn State starts its season on Jan. 9 when it hosts Army.