Gophers head East for National Duals

Minnesota is the No. 1 seed in its region

The Gophers wrestling team finished off its regular season and won a share of the Big Ten dual-season championship by beating Nebraska 26-7 on Sunday.

“It was really exciting, just being a freshman and knowing that we have such a young team and to accomplish what we did,” freshman Dylan Ness (149 pounds) said. Continue reading at

No easy out at National Duals

Quality lineup to make new format a ‘Mat Mayhem’ reality

The first ‘Mat Mayhem’ hits the mats this weekend at four regionals around the country. The new NWCA National Duals format, with 24 teams, will be narrowed to a final foursome for the semifinal and championship on Feb. 19.

There are favorites and those trying to crash the party. Here’s a quick look at all four sites and what fans could see this weekend. Continue reading at