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Big Ten Wrestling Championship Final Results: Penn State Wins the Tourney, Iowa Finishes Third

Iowa had a strong day today but it wasn't enough to catch Penn State and Minnesota, as the Hawkeyes finished third in the team standings. Team results and individual brackets available inside.


Update 5:30 p.m.: Final results and brack info attached to this story in PDF format.

2013 Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Team Standings

1. Penn State

2. Minnesota

3. Iowa

4. Ohio State

5. Illinois

6. Michigan

7. Nebraska

8. Northwestern

9. Purdue

10. Wisconsin

11. Indiana

12. Michigan State

 

Session Three Resumes at 11:30 CST Big Ten Wrestling

Semifinal results below

Iowa is sending four wrestlers to the finals of the 2013 Big Ten Championships.

Matt McDonough, Tony Ramos, Mark Ballweg and Mike Evans all were victorious in the semifinals on Saturday in Champaign, IL.

Still, the Hawkeyes suffered a blow when their defending Big Ten champion at 157 pounds, Derek St. John, fell in his match.

Iowa is in third place in the team score with 109 points. Penn State has 123 points and Minnesota is at 112.5. Iowa is not out of the team race, but it is not promising at this point.

In the finals, two-time NCAA champion McDonough will face Jesse Delgado of Illinois, who has defeated the nearly invincible McDonough twice.

The championships are at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Finals

125: Matt McDonough of Iowa vs. Jesse Delgado of Illinois

133: Logan Stieber of Ohio State vs. Tony Ramos of Iowa

141: Hunter Stieber of Ohio State vs. Mark Ballweg of Iowa

174: Mike Evans of Iowa vs. Matt Brown of Penn State.

Semifinal results from Saturday

125: Matt McDonough of Iowa pins at 2:46 Sean Boyle of Michigan.

133: Tony Ramos of Iowa 3-1 decision over Tyler Graff of Wisconsin.

141: Mark Ballweg of Iowa 3-1 decision over Nick Dardanes of Minnesota.

157: James Green of Nebraska 5-4 decision over Derek St. John of Iowa

165: David Taylor of Penn State 15-0 technical fall over Nick Moore of Iowa

174: Mike Evans of Iowa 6-0 decision over Jordan Blanton of Illinois

184: Ed Ruth of Penn State major decision over Ethen Lofthouse of Iowa.

197: Scott Schiller of Minnesota 3-1 decision in overtime over Nathan Burak of Iowa.

285: Tony Nelson of Minnesota 1-0 decision over Bobby Telford of Iowa.

If you happen to be in Champaign, Illinois and want to get tickets, here are the prices:

Sunday:
$22 Reserved Seating
$18 General Admission
$15 General Admission Student/Yout

B.A. Morelli March 10, 2013 at 06:17 PM
Hawkeyes go 5 for 5 including 2 pins in consolation round and now only .5 points of Penn State in team score.
B.A. Morelli March 10, 2013 at 06:18 PM
* .5 points behind PSU

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