, February 10, 2017

With its 34-7 win over Illinois on Friday, No. 2 Penn State clinched at least a share of the Big Ten Wrestling Dual Meet Championship.

[ MORE: Get's full recap ]

The conference title marks the fourth in the last six years for Penn State. The Nittany Lions (8-0) can clinch the outright Big Ten title with a win on Sunday versus Maryland.

The Nittany Lions claimed eight bouts against the Fighting Illini, with wins from Nick Suriano (125 pounds), James Gulibon (141), Zain Retherford (149), Jason Nolf (157), Mark Hall (174), Bo Nickal (184), Matt McCutcheon (197) and Nick Nevills (285).

The 2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships will be held from March 4-5 at Indiana.