Minnesota 35, Indiana 6

Minnesota won eight bouts on the afternoon

MINNEAPOLIS – Third-ranked Minnesota was able to claim their ninth win of the season as the defeated No. 21 Indiana in their second-to-last home dual of the season. The Gophers won eight bouts on the afternoon en route to a 35-6 win over the Hoosiers. The Gophers are 9-1 on the season and 6-1 in Big Ten competition.

A 157 start had No. 8 Dylan Ness up first for the Golden Gophers as he expected to face No. 7 Taylor Walsh of Indiana. Instead, he faced unranked Alex Gregory by major decision and started the Gophers off with a four point lead. Continue reading

Gophers wrestling: Two-time NCAA champ Tony Nelson grappling with rare slump

Gophers wrestling coach J Robinson said Tony Nelson “hasn’t won anything as far as I’m concerned.”

“If you think you are so hot damn good, then see if you can win it this year,” Robinson said.

As the legendary coach spoke Friday, Nelson, a chiseled 6-foot-4, 260-pound heavyweight, walked into the steamy basement wrestling room. Continue reading at www.twincities.com