Team race tight at NCAAs heading into Session IV

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — On Friday morning at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in Oklahoma City, Dylan Ness did what Dylan Ness does … win big matches and entertain in the process.

Minnesota’s Dylan Ness celebrates after pinning No. 1 James Green of Nebraska in the quarterfinals (Photo/Larry Slater)The Minnesota junior electrified the crowd, pinning No. 1 James Green (Nebraska) in the second period (3:36) in a wild match at 157 pounds. Ness scored the first points of the match with a takedown in the closing seconds of the first period. In the second period Ness looked to be in danger, going to his back briefly, before using his elevator to put Green on his back and secure the pin. It was Ness’ third pin in three matches this week. Continue reading at