Wrestling

Eying 4th straight title, PSU takes lead into finals

Three-time reigning Big Ten Wrestling Championships winner, Penn State takes a narrow lead into Sunday’s Big Ten Wrestling Championships title bouts. The Nittany Lions, with 128.5 points, lead Iowa by one-half point. The rest of the top 5: Minnesota (110.5); Ohio State (73.5); Illinois and Michigan (69.5).

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Three-time reigning champ PSU leads after Session II

Three-time reigning Big Ten Wrestling Championships winner, Penn State is on top of the 2014 standings after Session II on Saturday night. The Nittany Lions, with 122 points, lead Iowa by one point. The rest of the top 5: Minnesota (86); Ohio State (73.5); Illinois (69.5).

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Session I: Minnesota jumps out to early lead

Co-Big Ten champ Minnesota leads the 2014 Big Ten Wrestling Championships after Session 1. The Gophers racked up 77 points to jump out to the early lead in Madison. Penn State and Iowa, the other two teams that shared the dual meet crown, are in second and third place, respectively, with 70 and 68 points.

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B1G Wrestling Championships preview: heavyweight

NU Mike McMullan Heavyweight

Minnesota at Northwestern - Wrestling Wrap-up

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. The series wraps up with the heavyweight class.

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B1G Wrestling Championships preview: 125 pounds

Nico Megaludis

What Makes Them Great? - Nico Megaludis

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 125-pound weight class.

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B1G Wrestling Championships preview: 157 pounds

MN Dylan Ness 157

Minnesota at Iowa - Wrestling Highlights

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 157-pound weight class.

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