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Get preliminary seeds for 2014 B1G Wrestling Championships

The Big Ten Conference announced the preliminary seeds for the 2014 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, which are set for March 8-9 on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. Five schools boast at least one top-seeded wrestler, with Penn State leading the way with five. The pre-seeds, as voted on by the conference’s coaches, rank the top eight wrestlers in five weight classes, along with all 12 starters in five weight classes due to the Big Ten receiving eight or more NCAA Championships qualifier allocations in those classes. Each team enters the championships with a seeded wrestler

PSU McIntosh 197

B1G Wrestling Championships preview: 197 pounds

We decided to have a little fun providing a preview to this year’s B1G Wrestling Championships on March 8-9 at Wisconsin. BTN wrestling analyst Jim Gibbons, an NCAA champion both as a wrestler and coach at Iowa State, will break down one weight class a day, and pick a winner, each day through March 7. Today, it’s the 197-pound weight class. Along with the breakdown and pick, I’m including my Mr. Upside. These are guys whose arrow is pointed in the right direction and have the stuff to perform better than their seed. The kind of guys who every coach on

PSU Ed Ruth 184

B1G Wrestling Championships preview: 184 pounds

We decided to have a little fun providing a preview for this year’s B1G Wrestling Championships on March 8-9 at Wisconsin. BTN wrestling analyst Jim Gibbons, an NCAA champion both as a wrestler and coach at Iowa State, will break down one weight class per day, and pick a winner, each day through March 7. Today, it’s the 184-pound weight class. Along with the breakdown and pick, I’m including my Mr. Upside. These are guys whose arrow is pointed in the right direction and have the stuff to perform better than their seed. The kind of guys who every coach on

PSU David Taylor 165

B1G Wrestling Championships preview: 165 pounds

We decided to have a little fun providing a preview to this year’s B1G Wrestling Championships on March 8-9 at Wisconsin. BTN wrestling analyst Jim Gibbons, an NCAA champion both as a wrestler and coach at Iowa State, will break down one weight class a day, and pick a winner, starting today through March 7. First up, the 165-pound weight class. Picking winners is no easy feat with the competitiveness of most of these weight classes – can’t just show up and expect to take home the hardware. Remember last year, we had a #1 seed place 7th, so not having

PSU-MN Wrestling

Wrestling Report: Penn State and Minnesota share title

In this week’s online-only “BTN Wrestling Report,” Kara Lentz recaps Minnesota’s win over Penn State. The win earned the Gophers a share of the Big Ten wrestling regular season dual-meet title with the Nittany Lions. Olympian, NCAA Champion and former Northwestern wrestler Jake Herbert joins the show for a closer look at Minnesota’s upset win over Penn State. The season is not over just yet. On Friday, Michigan State welcomes Olivet for an afternoon dual. Watch it live at 12 p.m. ET on the Big Ten Digital Network. Sunday at 2 p.m. ET is a top-five battle as fifth-ranked Oklahoma State

Minnesota - Iowa Wrestling 2014

Wrestling Report: Minnesota-Iowa recap

In the latest web-only edition of the “BTN Wrestling Report,” Kara Lentz looks back at Minnesota’s surprising win over Iowa, handing the Hawkeyes their first Big Ten loss. Olympian, NCAA Champion and former Northwestern wrestler Jake Herbert joins the show to talk further about the dual and look ahead to Penn State’s visit to Michigan at 3:30 p.m. ET on Sunday. That match will be broadcasted live on BTN/BTN2Go. On Twitter? Interact with us at @BTNWrestling and follow Kara at @KaraLentz. Find the full BTN TV schedule for wrestling below. Friday, Jan. 31 Purdue at Indiana 7:00 PM (LIVE on BTDN) Friday, Jan. 31 Penn

Minnesota at Northwestern Wrestling

Wrestling Report: Heavyweight class is stacked

In the latest web-only edition of the “BTN Wrestling Report,” Kara Lentz highlights some of the top Big Ten wrestlers who are cruising so far this season. In addition, Olympian, NCAA Champion and former Northwestern wrestler Jake Herbert joins the show to take an in-depth look at the heavyweight class. Find the full BTN TV schedule for wrestling below. Friday, Jan. 17 Penn State at Indiana 7:00 PM (LIVE on BTDN) Friday, Jan. 17 Minnesota at Michigan State 7:00 PM (LIVE on BTDN) Saturday, Jan. 18 Iowa at Nebraska 5:30 PM (LIVE on BTN/BTN2Go) Sunday, Jan. 19 Minnesota at Michigan 2:00 PM

Penn State-Iowa Wrestling

Penn State tops Iowa in memorable wrestling meet

No. 3 Iowa hosted No. 1 Penn State in a rare non-conference battle of Big Ten teams Saturday night. The two coaches decided to schedule the dual meet after the Big Ten schedule did not include a conference date between the teams. @TomBrandsHAWK there seems to be something BIG missing on our schedules this year… — Cael Sanderson (@caelsanderson) September 5, 2013 @caelsanderson yeah. I agree . Lets do something about it. — Tom Brands (@TomBrandsHAWK) September 5, 2013 It was a good thing they did. The much-anticipated match lived up to the hype, but in the end, it was

Wreslting Art

Video: See who our expert picks to win wrestling crowns

The Big Ten wrestling season is just a month old, but BTN analyst Jim Gibbons already is looking forward to the Big Ten Championships. We had Gibbons recently look into his crystal ball and offer his picks to win each and every weight class at the Big Ten Championships, held March 8-9 in Madison. Watch Gibbons’ early championship picks in this post. View every team’s 2013-14 schedule: Illinois Indiana Iowa Michigan Michigan State Minnesota Nebraska Northwestern Ohio State Penn State Purdue Wisconsin

Penn State welcomes record 15,996 fans

Three-time defending NCAA champion Penn State welcomed intrastate rival Pittsburgh to a sold-out Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday and came away with a rousing 28-9 victory. Despite a developing snow storm, the dual meet was wrestled in front of 15,996 fans, setting a new NCAA all-time dual meet record and a new record for a Penn State Athletics event in the BJC. Junior Nico Megaludis (Murraysville, Pa.), ranked No. 3 nationally at 125, opened up the dual meet with an outstanding 4-1 win over No. 9 Anthony Zanetta of Pittsburgh in the dual’s first bout. Read full GoPSUSports.com recap. #2