No. 9 Anthony Falbo Verbals To Purdue

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Purdue picked up its third top-100 commitment Thursday, as Anthony Falbo tweeted out his verbal pledge to wrestle for the Boilermakers.


Falbo is a senior at Newtown High School in Connecticut who has won his weight class at NHSCAs in each of the past two years. He was a sophomore champion in 2015 at 160 pounds and at 170 pounds this spring. In addition to his NHSCA titles, Falbo was a cadet freestyle All-American last year in Fargo and a junior freestyle AA a few months ago.

Anthony Falbo with an overtime takedown against JT Brown to win at Journeymen:


He is currently ranked ninth in the country at 182 pounds and is No. 59 on the senior big board. Falbo is the only athlete from Connecticut on the class of 2017 big board.

Purdue coach Tony Ersland has also received verbal commitments from Parker Filius and Max Lyon. Filius and Falbo both wrestled at the Journeymen Fall Classic earlier this month. Ersland's 2016 recruiting class was deemed to be the sixth best of last year by our own Willie Saylor after reeling in four big board studs.

Fresno State Wrestling Makes Their Return

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NCAA Wrestling is back in California’s Central Valley. On November 18, 2017, The Fresno State Bulldogs made their triumphant return to the wrestling mat after 11 long years in exile. 6,840 members of The Valley’s faithful wrestling community made their way to the Save Mart Center to celebrate the momentous occasion as well (a number that dwarfed any other crowd in NCAA wrestling last weekend). 

#1 Travis Wittlake Opens Up About Changing His Commitment

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“Something just didn’t feel right on my visit.” 

Ohio State Hosting Kent State & Cleveland State In Thanksgiving Throwdown

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Second-ranked Ohio State hosts Kent State and Cleveland State in the Thanksgiving Throwdown at St. John Arena in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday. The tri-meet gets started at 7 PM ET LIVE on FloWrestling.Here is the format:

Olympic Champ Khinchegashvili Loses Twice In One Day

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Olympic gold medalist Vladimer Khinchegashvili was one of a few stars competing this weekend in Russia, but he had a day he'd like to soon forget.

FloWrestler Of The Week: Jacob Warner, Iowa

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Iowa's Jacob Warner spurned the freshman-sophomore division for the open bracket at the Lindenwood Open and impressively navigated his way through four matches to win the tournament title in St. Charles, MO, on Saturday.

Keystone Classic Seeds Released

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The 2017 Keystone Classic is going to be lit. Over a dozen ranked wrestlers are headed to the Palestra in Philly on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. The Nittany Lions of Penn State headline the event by snagging eight No. 1 seeds. Check out the full list below.

5 Crucial Keystone Contests

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Hundreds of NCAA wrestlers, including 17 ranked in the top 20, are headed to the historic Palestra on UPenn's campus in Philadelphia for the 2017 Keystone Classic on Sunday.

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Five Ranked Matchups In Minnesota At Oklahoma State Dual

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We've got a Sunday matinee for you, and the slate is full of intriguing matchups.

What 2 Watch 4: Iowa Returns To Carver-Hawkeye

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You know it's definitely wrestling season when (a) Whiteboard Wars return and (b) the Iowa Hawkeyes kick off their season with the Iowa City Duals.