Oklahoma ekes out victory over Gophers

Minnesota is now 4-4 on the season after eight duals in November.

Minnesota had two unranked wrestlers pick up victories against ranked opponents, but the upsets weren’t enough for the team to earn a dual victory in Stillwater, Okla., on Sunday. No. 23 Minnesota lost to No. 3 Oklahoma State 20-17.

“I think we made some progress,” head coach J Robinson said. “I think we wrestled pretty [well]. We got a chance to wrestle against one of the top-five teams in the country.
Every match we had you saw some progress. That’s the thing I’m most concerned with right now.”

No. 9 Tommy Thorn of Minnesota wrestled No. 1 Dean Heil of Oklahoma State in the third match at 141 pounds. Heil earned the decision over Thorn 7-3 to give Oklahoma State a 6-4 lead. Continue reading at mndaily.com

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