During his turns behind the microphone last summer on the Iowa banquet circuit, Tom Brands would point to one shortcoming his program needed to address in its quest for conference and national wrestling supremacy. Like everyone else in college wrestling, the Hawkeyes had fallen behind Penn State and the stack of bonus points it could […]
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For the third time this season, the Iowa wrestling team will face a top-10 opponent when it travels to eighth-ranked Nebraska on Saturday in Lincoln, Neb.
Penn State at Iowa, 8 p.m. Saturday (BTN).
By Roger Moore Special to the Register STILLWATER, Okla. – Thomas Gilman knows a thing or two about tough competition. On almost a weekly basis during the past nine months, the Council Bluffs native has seen the likes of Iowa teammates Matt McDonough, Tony Ramos, and Cory Clark. Likewise for fellow freshman Sammy Brooks, who […]
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Tony Ramos has broken down brainwashing to such a science that Iowa’s 133-pounder believes he sharpens his skills during his sleep. Between that nocturnal faith and his habit of lifting weights with teammates up to twice his size, the second-ranked junior has won every match this season and figured out a way […]
Iowa survived a quarterfinal scare to edge No. 7 seed Cornell 21-16 and advance to the Mat Mayhem final day.
The Hawkeyes moved up a spot after handing Penn State its first loss.