MADISON, Wis. – There are better places to guess the score of a wrestling match than trying to read it on Derek St. John’s face. Whether he’s winning in the NCAA finals or in the middle of a Big Ten semifinal scrap with all but one section of the Kohl Center rooting against him, the flat-line […]
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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 […]
The leadoff spot in Iowa’s wrestling order remains a mysterious scrap between two super-talented freshmen. Cory Clark held the 125-pound job and a spot in the top five of the national rankings until December, when weight-management woes created an opening for Thomas Gilman. A title at the Midlands Championships shifted Gilman into the front-runner position […]
Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands talked about toughness in the days leading up to Saturday’s showdown with Minnesota.
Like many kids who grow up in Minnesota with a passion for wrestling, Ben Berhow was inspired by the goal to become a Minnesota Gopher.
Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands and wrestler Tony Ramos talk about their next challenge, the Minnesota Gophers. The Hawkeyes will host the Gophers at 1 p.m. Saturday at Carver-Hawkeye arena. The meet will air on Big Ten Network.
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.
Although it didn’t seem like it at the time, the top-ranked Penn State wrestling team might have done the Iowa Hawkeyes a favor on Dec. 21.
The series stretches across seven decades and the two schools have monopolized college wrestling to the point they need king-sized trophy cases to show off all of their national championship trophies. Perhaps never before, though, have Iowa and Oklahoma State been closer to a stalemate – not even during the 31-year run when the Hawkeyes […]