Gophers freshman Dylan Ness in position for NCAA wrestling title

The Gophers freshman beat Jamal Parks and will wrestle for a championship at 149 pounds

ST. LOUIS – Gophers freshman Dylan Ness woke up Friday morning as a seventh-seeded afterthought, basically fodder for the bigger dogs.

Just over 12 hours later, the Bloomington native has morphed into the feel-good story of the 82th annual NCAA wrestling championships at the Scottrade Center. Continue reading at

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