In this week’s web-only “BTN Wrestling Report,” BTN’s Kara Lentz is joined by BTN wrestling analyst Shane Sparks to talk about the strength of the Big Ten, with 11 ranked teams in the top 25. Sparks also gives his take on a big weekend ahead, highlighted by Wisconsin visiting Michigan on Friday night at 7 p.m. ET. That match which will broadcast live on BTN/BTN2Go.
Catch up on Sunday’s Big Ten wrestling action, including Minnesota’s narrow victory to stay unbeaten and Rutgers’ first Big Ten triumph.
No. 7 Ohio State won six of 10 matches, including momentum-swinging wins at 184 and 197 pounds, to knock off third-ranked and defending national champion Penn State on Sunday.
The top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team won four straight matches to erase a 14-6 deficit and defeat No. 7 Ohio State, 18-14, on Sunday afternoon in front of 6,558 fans at St. John Arena.
The University of Iowa wrestling team crowned four champions en route to winning their record 24th Midlands Championships title on Tuesday night.
Both days of the 52nd Ken Kraft Midlands Championships at Northwestern will be available live and for free beginning Monday morning and running through Tuesday night.
CHICAGO – With the Big Ten seeking its ninth-straight national championship, BTN’s 2014-15 wrestling coverage, presented by returning sponsor Cliff Keen Athletic, will be the most extensive in network history.