Minnesota 23 Michigan 15

Storley Leads Gophers to a 23-15 Thriller Win over Michigan

Freshman Logan Storley lit a fuse for the No. 3 Minnesota Golden Gopher wrestling team on Friday night. The Gophers were down 15-7 heading into the 174 lbs. match between No. 7 Storley and Michigan’s No. 5 Justin Zerrip. Storley was down 5-3 with four seconds left in regulation as both wrestlers went out of the circle. As they headed to the inner circle for a re-start, Storley caught Zeerip, who was slow getting back to the circle. Storley took advantage of the fatigued Zeerip and shot a low single leg and quickly turned it into a two-point takedown tying the match at five as the horn sounded. Zeerip had the riding time point to tie the score at five a piece. Storley was able to score a takedown 20 seconds into the extra time, to pick up the 7-5 victory and pull the Gophers within five of the Wolverines.

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Minnesota 37 Wisconsin 3

Gophers Takedown the Badgers 37-3; Minnesota now 5-0 in the Big Ten

The Golden Gophers continued their dominance in the Big Ten conference this afternoon as they crushed Wisconsin 37-3, at the Sports Pavilion. Minnesota won its first five matches against the Badgers including a pin by Dylan Ness over No. 14 Cole Schmitt, with 35 seconds left in the opening period.

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