Three teams still have a shot at the title

Minnesota, Penn State, Oklahoma State all remain in the hunt

OKLAHOMA CITY — There was a lot of scoreboard watching on Saturday morning. Those on press row and most everyone inside Chesapeake Energy Arena required an abacus as Penn State, Minnesota and Oklahoma State continued their battle for the 2014 national team title.

At the conclusion of the fifth session of the 2014 NCAA championships, all coaches were doing the math with one round left and the Gophers holding a 104-101 ½ point lead. The Cowboys, still mathematically alive with four finalists, could only sit and watch Saturday morning as the Nittany Lions and Gophers went back and forth. Continue reading at

Minnesota takes team lead at NCAAs after Session V

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Minnesota had a strong Session V performance on Saturday and surpassed Penn State for the team lead at the 2014 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. The Gophers lead the Nittany Lions by 2.5 points heading into tonight’s finals.

Two Gopher wrestlers, Logan Storley (174) and Scott Schiller (197), won two matches on Saturday to place third. David Thorn (133) and Kevin Steinhaus (184) both lost their consolation semifinal matches, but came back to finish fifth. Danny Zilverberg (165) claimed seventh place. Continue reading at