MADISON, Wis. — A stream of blood shot across Ed Ruth’s left hand Sunday afternoon while beads of sweat trickled down his face moments after pulling Penn State across the victory line in a two-day tug-of-war for the Big Ten title. Iowa couldn’t yank the conference crown away from the Nittany Lions, but the Hawkeyes made […]
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Matt McDonough stepped off the awards podium Sunday and shoved his silver medal in a nearby trash can as he made his way down the tunnel inside Assembly Hall. The conclusion to the Big Ten Championships turned out to be a final round that Iowa wanted to toss aside and leave behind. […]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior Matt McDonough and junior Derek St. John earned the top seed at their respective weight class when the Big Ten Championships preliminary seeds were announced today by the conference office. The 2013 conference tournament is March 9-10 in Champaign, Ill. McDonough is the […]
The natural instinct might be to look back at all the points during 36 matches in two days when it was possible for the Iowa wrestlers to pick up just one more point.
Join Andy Hamilton as he brings you the action live from Evanston as the Hawkeyes vie for the Big Ten title.
Photos from the quarterfinal rounds of the 2011 Big Ten Championships.
EVANSTON, Ill. – There was a brief point this season when Iowa repeatedly stumbled in close matches. The opening session of the Big Ten Championships accentuated how far the Hawkeyes have come since then. Iowa won all nine of its quarterfinal matches, pulling out three dramatic wins with takedowns in the final 30 seconds and […]