No. 4 Minnesota rallies past No. 8 Illinois

The fourth-ranked Minnesota wrestling team rallied from behind to beat the eighth-ranked Illini, 18-14 on Monday night. The Gophers were sparked by Scott Schiller’s upset of Mario Gonzalez at 197-pounds.

Catch more Big Ten wrestling Friday night on BTN/BTN2Go as Northwestern takes on Michigan State at 6pm ET. Tune back in Saturday afternoon as Iowa heads to Minnesota to face the Gophers at 4pm ET.

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M R on 1/22/2013 @ 12:45am EST Said:

Don’t normally watch College Wrestling…but gave it a shot tonight. What a fantastic match-up! The BTN crew did a great job of explaining all the in’s-and-out’s of the Meet (which was very helpful to one not familiar with the scoring in wrestling) while at the same time really keeping things exciting. Thanks all! You won a new fan to Big Ten Wrestling!

Ann and George Ihrke on 1/22/2013 @ 9:36am EST Said:

Great meet! We loved it! If Gonzales could have pulled off a win, the outcome would have been different. Great sport, great announcers and we want more.

Ann and George

Ted Carreras on 1/22/2013 @ 5:03pm EST Said:

As a hardcore wrestling fan existing for 20+ years in grappling deprived San Antonio, BTN coverage is a marvelous winter treat. Bring your hips to the party, everybody! RIP Jeff Blatnick, you will be sorely missed. A broadcast tip-how about a guest color commentator
now and then- Mark Churella, Pat Milkovich, Ron Jeidy, Brian Dolph, Lee Fulhart, Chuck Yagla, just to name a few. Students are great but PLEASE at least like the sport! Thanks again, BTN, and has anybody seen Alex Gilpin lately?

Digital User on 1/22/2013 @ 6:33pm EST Said:

Would be nice if you made these matches available on the digital network also for those of us that pay for the digital because our service provider doesn’t carry the big 10 network.