Locals Green, McMullan shine, Schiller knocks off Cox to highlight NWCA All-Star Classic

By Jason Bryant NWCA

Manheim, Pennsylvania – For Nebraska’s James Green, it was a short trip over the river. For Northwestern’s Mike McMullan, just a 90 minute drive south. The two regional natives were voted the Outstanding Wrestlers at the 2014 NWCA All-Star Classic presented by the United States Marine Corps and the Wrestlers in Business Network hosted by Penn and WIBN-Philadelphia on Saturday night in Philadelphia at the historic Palestra in front of 5,284 fans.

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Iowa starts 2014-15 season ranked No. 1 in USA Today/NWCA Division I Coaches Poll

The first USA Today/NWCA Division I Coaches Poll was released on Saturday by the National Wrestling Coaches Association and Iowa will start the year ranked No. 1.

Iowa garnered only four of the 12 first-place votes but totaled 286 points, narrowly edging Minnesota for the top spot. Minnesota received seven first-place votes. Three-time defending team champions Penn State received the other first-place vote. The USA Today/NWCA Division I Coaches Poll is voted on by a team’s dual strength, not projected tournament points.

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