staff, March 8, 2014

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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Session II starts at 6 p.m., as semifinals and the opening rounds of wrestlebacks conclude the day's action.

Consolation semifinals and seventh-place matches get underway at 11 a.m. on Sunday, while first-, third- and fifth-place matches begin at 1 p.m.

BTN will provide live streaming coverage of the Big Ten wrestling preliminaries and it will continue with select matches in Sessions II and III. The championship rounds will be carried live on the BTN & BTN2Go. Tim Johnson, Jim Gibbons and Shane Sparks call the action.