On the heels of the Thanksgiving holiday, the 22nd-ranked Gophers will travel to Stillwater, Okla. for their 28th dual in the past 25 years against the third-ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys, the latest installment in Minnesota’s most-wrestled non-conference series during that time.
Coming off a victory over Air Force last Saturday, the Gophers will bring a 4-3 record to Gallagher-Iba Arena for the team’s first true road dual of the season after hosting four teams and competing in three neutral site matches at the Northeast Duals in New York. The Cowboys are 0-1 so far this season, dropping their lone dual to Iowa, 18-16, at the Grapple on the Gridiron at Kinnick Stadium on November 14. Prior to taking on the Gophers in its home-opener on Sunday, Oklahoma State will kick-off its Big 12 schedule against conference newcomer South Dakota State in Brookings, S.D. on Friday night. Minnesota defeated South Dakota State, 20-13, earlier this season at the Gopher Duals in Minneapolis. Continue reading »