FloWrestler of the Week: James Benjamin, Buffalo

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He weathered the storm, and then he got the job done.

Buffalo senior James Benjamin fell behind early but was able to get his offense together and put on a tough ride to wear on No. 4-ranked Brett Harner of Princeton in the 197 finals at Grapple at the Garden in New York on Sunday. After a scoring mishap was fixed and the two were sent to overtime, Benjamin turned Harner's first and only leg attack of the period into the winning takedown to get the 7-5 upset.

Benjamin's grinding, come-from-behind win over Harner makes him our FloWrestler of the Week.

Other FloWrestler of the Week Nominees:

Brandon Tribble, Wyoming: Apparently, size doesn't matter. Well, at least not in this case. Tribble bumped up to heavyweight after weighing in at 197 and claimed a comeback win in the final 30 seconds of the match.

Drew Foster, UNI: Everything just clicked for Foster when he took on No. 10 Jack Dechow. He scored on his feet. He rode tough on top, and his defense was impenetrable late in the match as Dechow tried to do everything he could to get the win. Foster wrestled a complete match to get the win for the Panther Train.

Austin Schafer, Oklahoma State: On paper, he was the underdog. But that didn't matter much as Schafer took out No. 5 Michael Kroells.

All Ranked Wrestlers Coming To CKLV 2017

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As you prepare for Thanksgiving or are finishing up with your turkey day meal, you may feast your eyes upon a smorgasbord of ranked wrestlers coming to CKLV.

NCAA DI Stock Report: PSU Shakes Up 197 Pounds

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The 197-pound weight class continues to swirl with volatility in our weekly look at the big movers in the NCAA top 20 rankings. Penn State's Anthony Cassar is the biggest gainer, going from unranked to No. 11 at 197 and taking the place of his teammate and three-time NCAA qualifier Matt McCutcheon in the top 20.

Full Ironman Team List

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Some of the baddest high schoolers in the country are heading to Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, once again this year in search of claiming the title at the 24th Walsh Jesuit Ironman Tournament on Dec. 8-9. 

Tom Brands Smiling Discussing Marinelli And Lee

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Iowa Head Coach Tom Brands discusses when we'll see Marinelli, if he's ready to go and the availability of Spencer Lee on this Hawk Central interview. 

George Bossi Lowell Holiday Wrestling Tournament Live on Flo

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Considered the Grand Daddy of them all, the annual George Bossi Lowell Holiday Wrestling Tournament draws the best teams from all over New England and beyond.  Over 70 teams will converge on the Tsongas Arena for what some have called “The High School Midlands of the Northeast”.

7 Crucial Keystone Classic Conclusions

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The 2017 Keystone Classic lived up to the hype in the City of Brotherly Love this past weekend. Penn State shined at at the historic Palestra on UPenn's campus, but there was plenty of competition from the field. Northwestern, Rider, Drexel, Duke, Penn, Harvard, and Eastern Michigan all had finalists that made for an electric Sunday of NCAA wrestling. Here's what we learned.

News And Notes From Week 3 In D1 Wrestling


A smattering of interesting tidbits and match results from the world that is Division 1 college wrestling, in particular things that may not have made it into our articles on top upsets or the stock report.

Did They Accidentally Announce Spencer Lee's Iowa Debut?


The Iowa wrestling team shared its latest "move of the week" in a Twitter post on Monday, and the Hawkeyes may have hinted at a massive early-season change to their lineup in the process.

Top 12 Upsets From Week 3

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Take a look at the 12 best upsets from week three of the Division I college wrestling season.

FRL 246 - Iowa Has A Huge Decision To Make


FRL 246 discusses the last week in DI wrestling, what Iowa should do with its lineup, and thoughts on SDSU and Minnesota as well as the match of the year.