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Five Things to Watch at the UNI Open

Isaiah Martinez

What: The UNI Open When: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 Where: UNI Dome, Cedar Falls, Iowa There was a time when people flocked to the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls to watch the best wrestling talent from every division come together and do battle in a national dual tournament. The event has been scrapped and its legacy continues to try and ...

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Stat Corner Powered by WrestleStat: Active Streaks

Zain Retherford - Penn State

Winning and scoring bonus points, if done frequently enough, will make a wrestler a legend at the college level. In this edition of StatCorner, powered by WrestleStat, we take a look at currently active individual NCAA wrestling winning streaks of different varieties.  Specifically, we’ll look at the longest winning streaks, pin streaks, and bonus point winning streaks in NCAA Division ...

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Top Five Surprises in NCAA Wrestling So Far

Colton McCrystal - Nebraska

The NCAA wrestling season is long and November, while entertaining, doesn’t mean much in the grand scheme of things. Still, it is the first chapter in the story of the season where we begin to learn where the characters we knew will go next and get to know new characters as they emerge. These five young men have surprised us ...

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TOM’s NCAA Wrestling Dual of the Week: Nebraska Versus Princeton

Nebraska Princeton

The seventh-ranked Nebraska Cornhusker wrestling team hosts Michigan State, Drexel, and #25 Princeton on Saturday in back-to-back-to-back duals. Their final dual of the day, facing Princeton while Drexel and Michigan State square off on the other mat, is scheduled for 2:00 pm central time and is TOM’s NCAA Wrestling Dual of the Week. Please note, the duals will continue to ...

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2016 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Wrestling Invitational Preview

Cliff Keen Vegas

The 2016 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Wrestling Invitational begins at 9:00 am local time, Friday, December 2nd, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The brackets are well stocked with past national champions and All-Americans who will battle over two days at one of the premier regular season tournaments in NCAA wrestling. Before I head out to Vegas myself tomorrow, here ...

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Breaking Down Northwestern Versus North Dakota State

NDSU vs. Northwestern

It is important to remember that it was just 13 months ago that the Northwestern wrestling program was in limbo. Then head coach Drew Pariano was fired and assistant Matt Storniolo was promoted with “interim” added to his head coach title. Northwestern removed the “interim” from his title on March 24th of this year and the Wildcats have not looked ...

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Top Six College Wrestling Performances From Week Four

Schafer, Foster, Gasca

6) Kyle Snyder gets the fall…twice Kyle Snyder (Ohio State) is the best wrestler in the world at 97 kg and the best NCAA wrestler at heavyweight, but he isn’t exactly a pinner. Despite having won 41 matches in college, only one of those victories had come by fall. Then, on Tuesday, he stuck Devin Nye (Kent State) and Mike ...

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TOM’s College Wrestler of the Week – Nov. 28th, 2016

James Benjamin - Buffalo

James Benjamin (Buffalo), TOM’s College Wrestler of the Week, is no stranger to upsetting ranked wrestlers. Last season, he pinned then 16th-ranked Shawn Scott (Northern Illinois). This season, he was hunting even bigger game. Benjamin sat and watched as teammate Nate Rose manned 197 against George Mason, winning 15-0 in 3:19, as Buffalo opened their competition at the Grapple at ...

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ICYMI: College Wrestling Highlights From 11-27-16

Oklahoma State over Minnesota

NCAA wrestling returned this weekend after the Thanksgiving break. Here are some highlights from Sunday. Oklahoma State takes nine of 10 from Minnesota: The top-ranked Oklahoma State wrestling team handled its first ranked opponent of the season in dominating fashion Sunday afternoon, dropping No. 16 Minnesota, 34-3, at the Minnesota Sports Pavilion to move to 2-0 on the dual season. Rutgers splits ...

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