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#5 Nebraska Travels to Blacksburg to Take on #6 Virginia Tech Sunday

Nebraska vs. Virginia Tech

What:  NWCA National Duals Match-Up When:  February 19th at 6:30 PM Where:  Blacksburg, Virginia A year after defeating Michigan in the NWCA Dual Championship series, Virginia Tech will take on a new foe from the Big Ten Conference.  This year, fifth-ranked Nebraska will travel to Blacksburg to take on the sixth-ranked Hokies in what promises to be a tightly contested ...

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Top Eight College Wrestling Performances of the Week – Jan. 23rd, 2017

Rotert, Nickal, Richards, Gross

This week, we’ve got a pin to win a rivalry dual, a two-time All-American making an unexpected comeback, more madness at 133, and upsets galore! Join us as we take you through the best performances from the week that was! 8) Youtsey answers the call Conor Youtsey (Michigan) surprised many in the off-season, deciding not to return for his final ...

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#7 Cornhuskers Head to Minneapolis to Take on the #11 Golden Gophers

Nebraska vs. Minnesota

Conference tournament seeding will be a major storyline this Friday as Mark Manning leads his seventh-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers into the Sports Pavillion in Minneapolis to take on No. 11 Minnesota. The dual features five matchups of ranked wrestlers and two very evenly matched squads looking to keep their momentum rolling in the heat of the Big Ten Conference season. Both ...

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Top Seven College Wrestling Performances of the Week – Jan. 9th, 2017

Clark, Jiminez, Ward, Studebaker

In college wrestling, athletes cycle in and out of lineups for any number of reasons.  Sometimes, when they return after a prolonged absence, they struggle to knock the rust off and return to form.  That was not the case for several of this week’s outstanding performers.  Whether they returned from injury, came out of redshirt, or thought they were done ...

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Quick Look: #1 Penn State at #7 Nebraska – Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Nebraska vs. Penn State

#1 Penn State at #7 Nebraska 125: #3 Nick Suriano (Penn State) vs. #5 Tim Lambert (Nebraska) 133: #15 Jered Cortez or George Carpenter (Penn State) vs. #2 Eric Montoya (Nebraska) 141: Jimmy Gulibon or Kade Moss (Penn State) vs. #12 Colton McCrystal (Nebraska) 149: #1 Zain Retherford (Penn State) vs. Collin Purinton (Nebraska) 157: #1 Jason Nolf (Penn State) ...

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Top Eight College Wrestling Performances of the Week – Jan. 4th, 2017

Kasper, Hall, Kutler, Jack

The Midlands Championships and Southern Scuffle produced enough fantastic performances that making the top performances list this week required something special. Each of the eight young men that made the cut won titles at one of the toughest in-season tournaments NCAA wrestling has to offer. Without further ado, TOM presents the top eight college wrestling performances for this week! 8) ...

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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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Top Six NCAA Wrestling Performances From Week Two

Colton McCrystal - Nebraska

While Team USA was handing out world team spots in women’s freestyle, men’s freestyle, and Greco-Roman wrestling, the NCAA season barreled into its second weekend with action taking place across the land. These are the six best college performances from the week that was. #6 – Connor Medbery proves himself the best of the rest After an All-Star win over ...

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Top Five Most Overlooked Wrestlers in Division I

Chad Walsh - Rider

Roy DeBoer — File Photo — Rider University As we’ve discussed on this very website, one of the great things about wrestling is that it is settled on the mat. It doesn’t matter what other people think or where you’re ranked. If you take care of your business, you can achieve your goals. That is good news for these five ...

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Top 5 Seniors That Have Yet To Become All-Americans

George DiCamillo - Virginia

Friday night at the NCAA Division I wrestling tournament every year is electric. The semi-finals take center stage while on the outer mats wrestlers battle for the honor of being named All-American. It is known as the round of 12, the All-American round or the blood round. It is always a tremendous show. For every wrestler competing in that round, ...

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