Pittsburgh 34, South Dakota State 0

Undefeated Pitt shuts out Jackrabbits

Eighteenth-ranked Pittsburgh remained undefeated in duals this season, shutting out South Dakota State by a 34-0 count Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena.

In improving to 8-0 overall, the Panthers won four matches by major decision and the other six by decision. Five of Pitt’s dual wins this season have come against Big 12 Conference opponents. SDSU dropped to 1-5 overall.

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Iowa 24 Minnesota 10

The University of Minnesota wrestling team fell in their top-ten tilt against No.4 Iowa 24-10. The No.7 Gophers won three bouts, but it wasn’t enough to lengthen their seven-dual winning streak.

The loss marked the Gophers first dual loss they fell to No. 2 Oklahoma State on Nov. 18, 2018, a span of 56 days.

The Gophers packed Maturi Pavilion with 5,238 people for the first sell out since February 9, 2014.

“It was an incredible crowd, we always appreciate our supporters and this was no different,” head coach Brandon Eggum said. “If a few of those close ones go a different way it’s a whole different match.”

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High School Milestones – Saturday, January 12, 2019

  • 200th Win – Zach Glazier, Albert Lea, 12th, 182 pounds
  • 150th Win – Cody Dravis, Park Rapids Area, 12th, 182 pounds
  • 150th Win – Tate Torgerson, Cambridge-Isanti, 12th, 152 pounds
  • 150th Win – Jake Andres, Pierz, 12th, 126 pounds
  • 75th Pin – Patrick Lockwood, Minneapolis Washburn, 12th, 113 pounds
  • 100th Win – Tanner Berghuis, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, 285 pounds
  • 100th Win – Taylor Eigenheer, Crosby-Ironton, 12th, 220 pounds
  • 100th Win – Devin Dean, Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie, 12th, 145 pounds
  • 100th Win – Grant Budden, Pipestone Area, 11th, 138 pounds
  • 100th Win – Dominik Vacura, Badger/Greenbush-Middle River, 10th, 220 pounds
  • 100th Win – Joe Stucky, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, 11th, 152 pounds
  • 100th Win – Josh Piechowski, Stillwater Ponies, 11th, 182 pounds
  • 100th Win – Luke Tweeton, Frazee, 11th, 220 pounds
  • 100th Win – Luke Pelarski, Aitkin, 12th, 138 pounds
  • 75th Win – Caden Ochsendorf, Maple River, 11th, 152 pounds
  • 75th Win – Blake West, Owatonna, 10th, 106 pounds
  • 75th Win – Jake Poehler, Pequot Lakes/Pine River Backus, 11th, 152 pounds
  • 75th Win – Gage Baker, St. Clair, 12th, 152 pounds
  • 75th Win – Charlie Gellerman, Big Lake, 12th, 170 pounds
  • 75th Win – Miles Fitzgerald, Fairmont/Martin County West, 11th, 152 pounds
  • 60th Win and 25th Pin – Carter Endrizzi, Aitkin, 12th, 160 pounds
  • 60th Win – Cory St Martin, Prior Lake, 120 pounds
  • 60th Win – Jude Link, Dassel-Cokato, 9th 126 pounds
  • 60th Win – Taylor Hugg, St. Cloud Tech, 11th, 170 pounds
  • 25th Pin – Joseph Schanus, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, 11th
  • 25th Pin – Nate Evens, ROCORI, 12th, 220 pounds
  • 50th Win and 25th Pin – Zachary Thomas, Coon Rapids, 11th, 170 pounds
  • 50th Win – Caleb Pesta, LPGE-Browerville, 11th, 182 pounds
  • 50th Win – Riley Thom, LPGE-Browerville, 11th, 152 pounds
  • 50th Win – Zach Thomas, Coon Rapids, 11th, 170 pounds
  • 50th Win – Ben Gilbertson, Sauk Rapids-Rice, 11th, 138 pounds
  • 50th Win – Jackson Stadsvold, Minnewaska, 10th, 132 pounds
  • 50th Win – Easton McCrory, Minnewaska, 9th, 113 pounds
  • 50th Win – Riley Wilson, Pequot Lakes/Pine River Backus, 12th, 106 pounds
  • 50th Win – Josh Pettit, Pequot Lakes/Pine River Backus, 11th, 220 pounds
  • 50th Win – Alex Kowalchyk, Coon Rapids, 10th, 132 pounds
  • 50th Win – Mason Schroeder, Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie, 10th, 170 pounds
  • 50th Win – Jake Mortensen, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, 9th, 138 pounds
  • 25th Win – Caleb Vacura, Badger/Greenbush-Middle River, 9th, 170 pounds

High School Results – Saturday, January 12, 2019

Ashland Northland Invite
1 Aitkin 174.0
2 Ashland 152.0
3 Lakeland 133.0
4 Superior 90.5
5 Virginia 87.5
6 Hayward 74.0
7 Proctor 68.5
8 Bayfield/Washburn 7.0
Bertha Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie Invitational
1 LPGE-Browerville 276
2 Bertha Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie 217
3 Benson 137
4 Crosby-Ironton 116.5
5 Staples-Motley 95.5
6 Park Rapids Area 95
7 Deer River 83
8 Breckenridge 82
9 Pelican Rapids 73.5
10 Wahpeton 48
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A show within a show: Gophers’ Gable Steveson electrifies NCAA wrestling

The Apple Valley product is a rare wrestling talent who can turn any match into an event.

A minute into Gable Steveson’s first home wrestling match for the Gophers, he took down the No. 3 heavyweight in the country with a near fall, the Maturi Pavilion crowd erupting in cheers while Derek White struggled on his back.

Then in the second period, Steveson danced across the mat, scissor-stepping the iconic Muhammad Ali shuffle while the audience chuckled.

As time expired that November day, the Gophers freshman had one arm wrapped around the Oklahoma State senior, the other raised to the fans, gesturing for them to applaud his 8-2 victory. When the buzzer sounded, Steveson bounced up, flexing his biceps, shouting, “This is my house! My house!” Continue reading at www.startribune.com