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FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: DES MOINES, Iowa – University of Iowa wrestlers Tony Ramos and Derek St. John advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Championships following quarterfinal wins today. The Hawkeyes have five wrestlers alive in the wrestle-backs and sit in fourth place overall with 39 points. Penn State leads the team race with [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. — A white sheet of paper hangs on a pillar in the middle of Iowa’s wrestling room with a succinct message and an inventory of names. Eighteen national champions are listed in reverse chronological order with one association: They all won NCAA titles for the Hawkeyes after losing at the Big Ten [...]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa wrestling team will send nine wrestlers to Des Moines, Iowa, next week for the 2013 NCAA Wrestling Championships. The event will be held March 21-23 at Wells Fargo Arena. The official tournament brackets were released today by the NCAA. Matt McDonough (125), Tony [...]
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Matt McDonough stepped off the awards podium Sunday and shoved his silver medal in a nearby trash can as he made his way down the tunnel inside Assembly Hall. The conclusion to the Big Ten Championships turned out to be a final round that Iowa wanted to toss aside and leave behind. [...]
MINNEAPOLIS – The nation’s top-ranked heavyweight flexed in the face of the Iowa wrestlers Saturday night and took a victory lap around the mat, imploring both sides of the Williams Arena crowd to applaud another defeat for the Hawkeyes. Iowa stumbled twice on the final day of Mat Mayhem, and Missouri gave the Hawkeyes a [...]
Matt McDonough sprinted off the mat at Carver-Hawkeye Arena for the final team. Iowa fans rose to their feet to salute the senior from Marion who has become one of the most prolific wrestlers in the program’s history.
Four seniors will come out of the tunnel tonight in Carver-Hawkeye Arena and take the mat for the last time as Hawkeyes.
Q. First of all, your reaction to the IOC dropping wrestling in the 2020 Olympics. TOM BRANDS: Well, here’s the thing: First of all, I’m surprised that I’m surprised. Second of all, it’s worse than death, because you can’t control death. I feel like we could have controlled this to some degree, get ahead of [...]
The Hawkeyes moved up a spot after handing Penn State its first loss.