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Tag: "Tom Brands"

Wrestlers ready for Nebraska

[ 0 ] January 17, 2014

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.

Wrestlers to take on Indiana

[ 0 ] January 11, 2014

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.

Who is favored in Friday’s Oklahoma State-Iowa wrestling dual meet?

[ 0 ] January 9, 2014

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 […]

Wrestlers to face Purdue, Michigan State

[ 0 ] January 2, 2014

Rejuvenated by a dominant performance at the Midlands Championships, the Iowa wrestling team will try to build on that success in duals against Purdue and Michigan State on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

At Midlands, Iowa’s Gilman make his case in 125 battle

[ 0 ] December 30, 2013

EVANSTON, Ill. – Thomas Gilman enhanced his reputation as one of college wrestling’s top young prospects Monday while Cory Clark’s bid for a title melted at the Midlands Championships. In a simultaneous and stunning turn of events inside Welsh-Ryan Arena, the grip on Iowa’s 125-pound job may have switched from the hands of one freshman […]

Midlands notebook: Wrestling community mourns global loss

[ 0 ] December 29, 2013

The stunning news of four-time World champion Besik Kudukhov’s death Sunday rippled from Russia to Welsh-Ryan Arena, where athletes and coaches mourned the sudden passing of a wrestling icon seemingly still in his prime. The Russian Wrestling Federation said that Kudukhov was killed Sunday when his vehicle collided with a truck near the southern Russia […]

Iowa wrestlers dominant early at Midlands

[ 0 ] December 29, 2013

EVANSTON, Ill. – Penn State didn’t rattle Iowa to the point where the Hawkeyes contemplated a full system reboot. But the Hawkeyes arrived Sunday at the Midlands Championships needing to wash away the residue left by a double-digit home defeat, needing to regain a layer of swagger they lost eight days earlier and, perhaps most, needing […]

How Tom Brands and Cael Sanderson put Iowa-Penn State on the schedule

[ 0 ] December 18, 2013

The Hawkeyes and Penn State square off on Saturday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Iowa wrestlers pound Buffalo

[ 0 ] December 12, 2013

Buffalo senior wrestler Justin Farmer was in the wrong place at the wrong time when he stepped onto the mat Thursday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Pat Harty: Iowa wrestling remains in Penn State’s shadow

[ 0 ] November 7, 2013

Penn State winning three consecutive national championships in wrestling was cause for concern that the gap between the Nittany Lions and the nation’s other college wrestling programs was widening.