The Minnesota Golden Gophers will open the 2012-13 season as the nation’s top-ranked team according to the USA Today/NWCA/AWN Division I Coaches Poll.
Coach J Robinson’s team garnered seven of a 10 possible first place votes to start the season No. 1. Last year, the Gophers finished second at the NCAA Division I Championships in St. Louis. The Gophers are led by returning heavyweight champion Tony Nelson and returning runner-up Dylan Ness at 149 pounds. Continue reading at awn.theopenmat.com