staff, staff, March 7, 2015

Big Ten champion and No. 2 Iowa sits in first place after Session I of the 2015 Big Ten Wrestling Championships in Columbus, Ohio.

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The Hawkeyes, who advanced seven wrestlers to the semifinals, tallied 65 points, 11 more than second-place Minnesota.

?We have a lot of work to do,? Iowa coach Tom Brands told ?I think a lot of points are being left off the board as a team. We could score more takedowns.?

Iowa?s seven semifinalists is a tournament best, followed by Minnesota with six, and Ohio State and Penn State with five.

Session II starts at 6 p.m. ET on BTN Plus, our subscription platform. Sunday's finals will air live on BTN/BTN2Go.