Iowa State 22, North Dakota State 16

No. 19 Iowa State Pulls Away for 22-16 Win over NDSU

AMES, Iowa – No. 19-ranked Iowa State won four of the final five bouts including a fall to defeat North Dakota State 22-16 in a Big 12 Conference dual on Sunday, Feb. 23, in Hilton Coliseum.

NDSU had its seven-match winning streak snapped and finishes the dual season with a 10-4 record overall including 6-2 in the Big 12. The Bison compete at the Big 12 Conference Wrestling Championships on March 7-8 at the BOK Center in Tulsa.

North Dakota State won three of the first five bouts including an 11-2 major decision from No. 13-ranked 157 Jared Franek (24-6 overall, 12-2 duals), while No. 8 165-pounder Andrew Fogarty (19-3, 12-1) posted an 8-1 decision. Iowa State answered with a decision and a major to tie the team score at 7-all.

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