South Dakota State 22, West Virginia 19

Jackrabbits pin West Virginia

Samuel Grove and Zach Carlson recorded back-to-back pins to lead South Dakota State to a 22-19 victory over West Virginia in the final Big 12 Conference dual for both teams Sunday night at Frost Arena.

The Jackrabbits ended the dual season with a 3-10 overall record, including a 2-7 mark against league foes. West Virginia dropped to 4-14 overall and 3-6 in the Big 12.

Trailing 4-0 after the opening bout, Aric Williams put SDSU on the board with a 7-4 decision over Luke Martin in the 141-pound matchup. Williams trailed 4-1 after the first period, but dominated the final two periods. He scored on a reversal in the second period to cut the margin to 4-3, then picked up a point for stalling early in the third before recording a takedown and finishing the scoring with a point for riding time.

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Oklahoma 20, North Dakota State 18

Oklahoma Takes Last Four Bouts to Edge NDSU 20-18 in Big 12 Conference Dual

NORMAN, Okla.—Oklahoma won the final four bouts and six overall to edge North Dakota State 20-18 in a Big12 Conference dual in McCasland Field House on Sunday, Feb. 24.

NDSU (10-6, 5-4 #Big12WR) will send 10 wrestlers to compete at the Big 12 Conference Wrestling Championships scheduled for March 9-10 in the BOK Center, Tulsa, Okla.

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Oklahoma 30, South Dakota State 6

Oklahoma too strong for Jackrabbits

NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma reeled off seven consecutive victories to pull away for a 30-6 victory over South Dakota State in college wrestling action Friday night at Lloyd Noble Center.

The Sooners, who are receiving votes in the National Wrestling Coaches Association Division I poll, improved to 9-6 overall and 4-3 in the Big 12 Conference. SDSU dropped to 2-10 overall and 1-7 against Big 12 foes.

Blake Wolters got the Jackrabbits started off on the right foot by recording a 5-2 decision over Jake Boyd in the heavyweight bout.

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Minnesota 34, Indiana 3

MINNEAPOLIS – The No. 9 Gopher wrestling team dominated the Indiana Hoosiers and won 34-3 with nine individual victories, including five bonus point victories.

Minnesota (14-3, 7-2 Big Ten) closes out the Big Ten schedule with two consecutive victories after shutting out Maryland last Sunday. With the dominant victory over the Hoosiers (5-11, 1-8 Big Ten), Minnesota has now won 20 out of their last 21 individual match-ups dating back to heavyweight Gable Steveson’s victory against Nebraska on February 8.

Steveson continued his torrid start to his freshman campaign at Minnesota with a 27th straight victory, this one a 20-5 technical fall over Indiana’s Fletcher Miller.

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