Nelson, Gophers ready to start season

The Gophers wrestling team opens its 2013-14 season Saturday at the Bison Open in Fargo, N.D.

Minnesota is ranked No. 3 in InterMat’s preseason national poll.

The Gophers finished third at the NCAA championships last season and will return eight All-Americans, including redshirt senior heavyweight Tony Nelson, a two-time defending Big Ten and NCAA champion. Continue reading at