BTN.com staff, January 25, 2015
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.
The Gophers edged the Nittany Lions, 17-16, to stay unbeaten behind five victories in the first seven matches.
Minnesota moved to 10-0 overall and 6-0 in Big Ten with the victory.
Catch up on all of Sunday's Big Ten wrestling action below.
ILLINOIS 31, NORTHWESTERN 9: After suffering three consecutive Big Ten losses, Illinois came through in a big way on Sunday afternoon, upending Northwestern, 31-9. Illinois improves to 9-4 (3-3 Big Ten), while the Wildcats fall to 9-6 (1-5 Big Ten). Read full FightingIllini.com recap.
MICHIGAN 34, INDIANA 6: No. 16 Michigan team took eight of 10 matches, earning bonus points in five, to claim a dominant 34-6 win against Indiana on Sunday afternoon at the Hoosiers' University Gymnasium. Read full MGoBlue.com recap.
MINNESOTA 17, PENN STATE 16: No. 1 Minnesota won five of its first seven matches Sunday, including major decisions by No. 4 Nick Dardanes (141) and No. 1 Dylan Ness (157), to send No. 6 Penn State, 17-16, to its first home loss since January 2011. With the victory, the Gophers improve to 10-0 this season, including 6-0 in Big Ten competition. Read full GopherSports.com recap.
NEBRASKA 26, RUTGERS 9: No. 13 Nebraska (7-1, 4-1 Big Ten) held a 10-6 lead after four matches before winning five in a row on its way to a 26-9 triumph over No. 21 Rutgers at the Devaney Center on Sunday afternoon. Read full Huskers.com recap.
OHIO STATE 31, MARYLAND 9: Pins by Logan Stieber and Bo Jordan, a technical fall by Nathan Tomasello and major decisions from Kyle Snyder and Johnni DiJulius led No. 4 Ohio State (9-3, 5-1 Big Ten) to a convincing 31-9 victory over Maryland (5-11, 0-5) on Sunday. Read full OhioStateBuckeyes.com recap.
WISCONSIN 34, MICHIGAN STATE 6: Two days after suffering its first Big Ten loss, Wisconsin bounced back to throttle Michigan State, 34-6, Sunday in East Lansing. Read full UWBadgers.com recap.