Eight Big Ten wrestling teams were in action Sunday afternoon. Catch up on all of the results and recaps inside.
A total of 13,603 fans packed the arena to see the 100th all-time meeting between the Hawkeyes and Gophers. Catch up on all the action inside this post!
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The top-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes and second-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers, both 10-0, will face off in a highly anticipated dual at 7 p.m. ET Friday on BTN. We caught up with BTN wrestling analyst Shane Sparks and asked him five questions leading up to the much-anticipated dual.
The Minnesota wrestling team did something Sunday that no team has done since January 2011. It beat four-time reigning national champ Penn State in its home gym.
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.
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.