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In The Polls

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Ten Big Ten wrestling teams are ranked in the latest NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll, with four conference squads earning top-five status. Penn State remains No. 1 after earning all 10 first-place votes. Minnesota checks in at No. 3, followed by No. 4 Iowa and No. 5 Illinois. Ohio State is No. 6, while Nebraska sits at No. 14 and Michigan is No. 18. Wisconsin moves to No. 19, Northwestern is No. 21 and Purdue is No. 22.

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Ranking the Wrestlers

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Big Ten wrestling boasts 70 ranked wrestlers in this week's InterMat College Rankings, with four grapplers holding the No. 1 ranking in their respective class. Iowa 125-pounder Matt McDonough, Ohio State 133-pounder Logan Stieber, Iowa 157-pounder Derek St. John and Penn State 184-pounder Ed Ruth each sit in the top spot in their weight class' rankings. The Big Ten also boasts four of the top five squads in the team rankings, as Penn State checks in at No. 1, followed by No. 3 Iowa, No. 4 Minnesota and No. 5 Ohio State. The complete breakdown of ranked Big Ten teams and wrestlers can be found below.

Team
1. Penn State
3. Iowa
4. Minnesota
5. Ohio State
8. Illinois
13. Nebraska
15. Northwestern
24. Wisconsin
30. Michigan
T35. Indiana
T35. Michigan State
T37. Purdue

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1. Matt McDonough, IOWA
2. Nico Megaludis, PSU
5. Jesse Delgado, ILL
11. Nikko Triggas, OSU
12. David Thorn, MINN
16. Dom Malone, NU
17. Camden Eppert, PUR
19. Sean Boyle, MICH

133
1. Logan Stieber, OSU
2. Tony Ramos, IOWA
3. Tyler Graff, WIS
6. Chris Dardanes, MINN
11. Daryl Thomas, ILL
14. Cashe Quiroga, PUR

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2. Hunter Stieber, OSU
3. B.J. Futrell, ILL
9. Mark Ballweg, IOWA
11. Nick Dardanes, MINN
19. Ridge Kiley, NEB
20. Camryn Jackson, MICH

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3. Andrew Alton, PSU
5. Dylan Ness, MINN
11. Eric Grajales, MICH
12. Jake Sueflohn, NEB
13. Ivan Lopouchanski, PUR
14. Cam Tessari, OSU
17. Michael Kelly, IOWA

157
1. Derek St. John, IOWA
2. Jason Welch, NU
4. James Green, NEB
6. Dylan Alton, PSU
12. Taylor Walsh, IND
19. David Cheza, MSU

165
2. David Taylor, PSU
8. Conrad Polz, ILL
11. Cody Yohn, MINN
12. Ryan LeBlanc, IND
13. Taylor Massa, MICH
16. Pierce Harger, NU
18. Nick Moore, IOWA

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2. Logan Storley, MINN
3. Matt Brown, PSU
4. Robert Kokesh, NEB
6. Mike Evans, IOWA
7. Nick Heflin, OSU
8. Jordan Blanton, ILL
9. Lee Munster, NU
11. Dan Yates, MICH

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1. Ed Ruth, PSU
5. Kevin Steinhaus, MINN
8. Josh Ihnen, NEB
11. Ethen Lofthouse, IOWA
15. Kenny Courts, OSU
18. Tony Dallago, ILL

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3. Quentin Wright, PSU
11. Mario Gonzalez, ILL
13. Scott Schiller, MINN
14 Andrew Campolattano, OSU
16. Alex Polizzi, NU
17. Braden Atwood, PUR
20. Jackson Hein, WIS

Hwt
2. Tony Nelson, MINN
5. Bobby Telford, IOWA
7. Michael McClure, MSU
9. Mike McMullan, NU
11. Connor Medbery, WIS
12. Peter Capone, OSU
13. Adam Chalfant, IND
16. Jon Gingrich, PSU
19. Ben Apland, MICH

Weekend Schedule

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January 11
#3 MINNESOTA at #5 OHIO STATE - 7 p.m. (BTN.com)
#17 NEBRASKA at #11 MICHIGAN - 7 p.m. (BTN)
#21 PURDUE at #6 ILLINOIS - 8 p.m.

January 12
MICHIGAN STATE vs. North Carolina - Noon
MICHIGAN STATE at Clarion - 2 p.m.
#17 NEBRASKA at #18 NORTHWESTERN - 8 p.m. (BTN.com)

January 13
#11 MICHIGAN at #22 WISCONSIN - 2 p.m.
MICHIGAN STATE at #1 PENN STATE - 2 p.m. (BTN.com)
#3 MINNESOTA at INDIANA - 2 p.m. (BTN.com)
#4 IOWA at #2 Oklahoma State - 3 p.m.

Ranking the Wrestlers

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Big Ten wrestling boasts 69 ranked wrestlers in this week's InterMat College Rankings, with four grapplers holding the No. 1 ranking in their respective class. Iowa 125-pounder Matt McDonough, Ohio State 133-pounder Logan Stieber, Iowa 157-pounder Derek St. John and Penn State 184-pounder Ed Ruth each sit in the top spot in their weight class' rankings. The Big Ten also boasts four of the top five squads in the team rankings, as Penn State checks in at No. 1, followed by No. 3 Iowa, No. 4 Minnesota and No. 5 Ohio State. The complete breakdown of ranked Big Ten teams and wrestlers can be found below.

Team
1. Penn State
3. Iowa
4. Minnesota
5. Ohio State
9. Illinois
12. Nebraska
16. Northwestern
T23. Wisconsin
28. Michigan State
31. Michigan
36. Indiana
T38. Purdue

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1. Matt McDonough, IOWA
2. Nico Megaludis, PSU
5. Jesse Delgado, ILL
12. Nikko Triggas, OSU
13. David Thorn, MINN
16. Dom Malone, NU
18. Camden Eppert, PUR

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1. Logan Stieber, OSU
2. Tony Ramos, IOWA
3. Tyler Graff, WIS
6. Chris Dardanes, MINN
11. Daryl Thomas, ILL
15. Cashe Quiroga, PUR
20. Levi Mele, NU

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2. Hunter Stieber, OSU
3. B.J. Futrell, ILL
9. Mark Ballweg, IOWA
11. Nick Dardanes, MINN
18. Camryn Jackson, MICH

149
3. Andrew Alton, PSU
5. Dylan Ness, MINN
8. Jake Sueflohn, NEB
12. Eric Grajales, MICH
13. Ivan Lopouchanski, PUR
14. Cam Tessari, OSU
19. Michael Kelly, IOWA

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1. Derek St. John, IOWA
2. Jason Welch, NU
5. Dylan Alton, PSU
7. James Green, NEB
12. Taylor Walsh, IND
19. David Cheza, MSU

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2. David Taylor, PSU
8. Conrad Polz, ILL
10. Ryan LeBlanc, IND
12. Cody Yohn, MINN
13. Taylor Massa, MICH
15. Pierce Harger, NU
19. Nick Moore, IOWA

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2. Logan Storley, MINN
3. Matt Brown, PSU
4. Robert Kokesh, NEB
6. Mike Evans, IOWA
7. Nick Heflin, OSU
8. Jordan Blanton, ILL
9. Lee Munster, NU
11. Dan Yates, MICH

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1. Ed Ruth, PSU
5. Kevin Steinhaus, MINN
8. Josh Ihnen, NEB
9. Ethen Lofthouse, IOWA
15. Kenny Courts, OSU
18. Tony Dallago, ILL

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3. Quentin Wright, PSU
9. Andrew Campolattano, OSU
12. Mario Gonzalez, ILL
14. Scott Schiller, MINN
16. Alex Polizzi, NU
17. Braden Atwood, PUR
18. Max Huntley, MICH

Hwt
2. Tony Nelson, MINN
4. Michael McClure, MSU
6. Bobby Telford, IOWA
9. Mike McMullan, NU
11. Connor Medbery, WIS
12. Peter Capone, OSU
13. Adam Chalfant, IND
16. Jimmy Lawson, PSU
19. Ben Apland, MICH

In The Polls

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Ten Big Ten wrestling teams are ranked in the latest NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll, with four conference squads earning top-five status. Penn State remains No. 1 after earning all 10 first-place votes. Minnesota checks in at No. 3, followed by No. 4 Iowa and No. 5 Ohio State. Illinois is No. 6, while Michigan sits at No. 11 and Nebraska is No. 18. Northwestern moves to No. 18, Purdue is No. 21 and Wisconsin is No. 22.

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Weekend Schedule

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January 4
#21 PURDUE at MICHIGAN STATE - 7 p.m. (BTN.com)
#4 OHIO STATE at #5 IOWA - 8 p.m. (BTN)

January 6
Bucknell at MICHIGAN STATE - Noon (BTN.com)
#21 PURDUE vs. Bucknell - Noon [1]
T6 ILLINOIS at Chattanooga - 2 p.m.
Lindsey Wilson at MICHIGAN STATE - 2 p.m.
#21 PURDUE vs. Lindsey Wilson - 2 p.m. [1]
#4 OHIO STATE at #15 NORTHWESTERN - 3 p.m.
#21 PURDUE at #5 IOWA - 6 p.m. (BTN.com)

[1] East Lansing, Mich.

Weekend Schedule

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December 29-30
T6 ILLINOIS at Midlands Championships [1]
INDIANA at Midlands Championships [1]
#12 MICHIGAN at Midlands Championships [1]
#17 NEBRASKA at Midlands Championships [1]
#15 NORTHWESTERN at Midlands Championships [1]
#21 PURDUE at Midlands Championships [1]
#23 WISCONSIN at Midlands Championships [1]

Midlands Championships Preview

Legend
[1] Evanston, Ill.

Ranking the Wrestlers

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Big Ten wrestling boasts 65 ranked wrestlers in this week's InterMat College Rankings, with five grapplers holding the No. 1 ranking in their respective class. Iowa 125-pounder Matt McDonough, Ohio State 133-pounder Logan Stieber, Iowa 157-pounder Derek St. John, Penn State 184-pounder Ed Ruth and Minnesota heavyweight Tony Nelson each sit in the top spot in their weight class' rankings. The Big Ten also boasts five of the top six squads in the team rankings, as Penn State is checks in at No. 1, followed by No. 3 Minnesota, No. 4 Iowa, No. 5 Ohio State and No. 6 Illinois. The complete breakdown of ranked Big Ten teams and wrestlers can be found below.

Team
1. Penn State
3. Minnesota
4. Iowa
5. Ohio State
6. Illinois
14. Northwestern
17. Nebraska
31. Michigan
33. Purdue
T35. Michigan State
T39. Wisconsin
42. Indiana

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1. Matt McDonough, IOWA
2. Nico Megaludis, PSU
3. Jesse Delgado, ILL
7. David Thorn, MINN
13. Nikko Triggas, OSU
16. Dom Malone, NU
18. Camden Eppert, PUR

133
1. Logan Steiber, OSU
3. Tony Ramos, IOWA
5. Chris Dardanes, MINN
10. Daryl Thomas, ILL
14. Cashe Quiroga, PUR
15. Levi Mele, NU

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2. Hunter Stieber, OSU
3. B.J. Futrell, ILL
9. Tyler Graff, WIS
10. Mark Ballweg, IOWA
14. Nick Dardanes, MINN
19. Ridge Kiley, NEB

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2. Dylan Ness, MINN
5. Andrew Alton, PSU
9. Jake Sueflohn, NEB
12. Eric Grajales, MICH
13. Ivan Lopouchanski, PUR
14. Cam Tessari, OSU

157
1. Derek St. John, IOWA
2. Jason Welch, NU
5. Dylan Alton, PSU
7. James Green, NEB

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2. David Taylor, PSU
8. Conrad Polz, ILL
10. Cody Yohn, MINN
11. Pierce Harger, NU
13. Ryan LeBlanc, IND
16. Taylor Massa, MICH
19. Nick Moore, IOWA

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2. Nick Heflin, OSU
3. Matt Brown, PSU
4. Logan Storley, MINN
5. Jordan Blanton, ILL
7. Mike Evans, IOWA
8. Robert Kokesh, NEB
9. Lee Munster, NU
12. Dan Yates, MICH

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1. Ed Ruth, PSU
4. Kevin Steinhaus, MINN
7. Josh Ihnen, NEB
8. Ethen Lofthouse, IOWA
11. Tony Dallago, ILL
20. Kenny Courts, OSU

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3. Quentin Wright, PSU
5. Mario Gonzalez, ILL
10. Andrew Campolattano, OSU
13. Scott Schiller, MINN
15. Braden Atwood, PUR
19. Max Huntley, MICH

Hwt
1. Tony Nelson, MINN
5. Bobby Telford, IOWA
7. Michael McClure, MSU
9. Mike McMullan, NU
11. Connor Medbery, WIS
12. Adam Chalfant, IND
13. Peter Capone, OSU
15. Jimmy Lawson, PSU

In The Polls

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Ten Big Ten wrestling teams are ranked in the latest NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll, with four conference squads earning top-five consideration. Penn State remains in the top spot this week, followed by No. 3 Minnesota, No. 4 Ohio State and No. 5 Iowa. Illinois is tied for No. 6, while Michigan sit at No. 12 and Northwestern is No. 15. Nebraska moves to No. 17, Purdue is No. 21 and Wisconsin is No. 23.

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Weekend Schedule

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December 14
Kent State (rv) at #4 OHIO STATE - 7 p.m.

December 15
Lock Haven at #1 PENN STATE - 2 p.m.

December 16
MICHIGAN STATE at Reno Tournament of Champions - ALL DAY [1]
#14 NEBRASKA vs. Rutgers (rv) - 10:30 a.m. [2]
#4 OHIO STATE vs. #18 Maryland - 10:30 a.m. [2]
#5 IOWA at Hofstra - 11 a.m. [2]
#14 NEBRASKA vs. #18 Maryland - 12:30 p.m. [2]
#4 OHIO STATE vs. Hofstra - 12:30 p.m. [2]
INDIANA at Eastern Michigan - 1 p.m.
#5 IOWA vs. Bucknell - 1 p.m. [2]
#10 NORTHWESTERN vs. Clarion - 1 p.m. [3]
Iowa Western CC at #21 PURDUE - 1 p.m.
#10 NORTHWESTERN at #20 Edinboro - 3 p.m. - BTN.com
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at PURDUE - 3 p.m. - BTN.com

Legend
[1] Reno, Nev.
[2] Grapple at the Garden - New York, N.Y.
[3] Edinboro, Pa.
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