Some Great Duals Live Sunday!

It's a pretty SUPER day I'll say!  We've got SIX duals live today including a doozy between Spencer Lee and Sebastian Rivera.  Spencer Lee is coming off a tech fall win over Ethan Lizak, and now will face Rivera EARLY this morning (10 AM!?)

Northwestern at #3 Iowa
Date: Feb. 4 | Time: 10 AM CT | Where: Iowa City, IA
Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

A young and scrappy Northwestern squad invades the always hostile Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Projected Lineups
125: #11 Sebastian Rivera (Northwestern) vs. #3 Spencer Lee (Iowa)
133: Colin Valdiviez (Northwestern) vs. Paul Glynn (Iowa)
141: Alec McKenna (Northwestern) vs. Vince Turk (Iowa)
149: #9 Ryan Deakin (Northwestern) vs. #2 Brandon Sorensen (Iowa)
157: Shayne Oster (Northwestern) vs. #2 Michael Kemerer (Iowa)
165: Michael Sepke (Northwestern) vs. #4 Alex Marinelli (Iowa)
174: #17 Johnny Sebastian (Northwestern) vs. Kaleb Young (Iowa)
184: Mitch Sliga (Northwestern) vs. #20 Mitch Bowman (Iowa)
197: Zack Chakonis (Northwestern) vs. #8 Cash Wilcke (Iowa)
285: #16 Conan Jennings (Northwestern) vs. #3 Sam Stoll (Iowa)


#12 Rutgers at #13 Illinois
Date: Feb. 4 | Time: 1 PM CT | Where: Champaign, IL
Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Rutgers completes a tough weekend road trip to the Land of Lincoln with a conference showdown against the Fighting Illini.

Projected Lineups
125: #1 Nick Suriano (Rutgers) vs. #19 Travis Piotrowski (Illinois)
133: #16 Scott Delvecchio (Rutgers) vs. Dylan Duncan (Illinois)
141: Mike Van Brill (Rutgers) vs. #12 Mike Carr (Illinois)
149: #12 Eleazar DeLuca (Rutgers) vs. Eric Barone (Illinois)
157: #15 John Van Brill (Rutgers) vs. Kyle Lagenderfer (Illinois)
165: #11 Richie Lewis (Rutgers) vs. #2 Isaiah Martinez (Illinois)
174: Joe Grello (Rutgers) vs. David Riojas (Illinois)
184: #13 Nick Gravina (Rutgers) vs. #6 Emery Parker (Illinois)
197: Kevin Mulligan (Rutgers) vs. Andre Lee (Illinois)
285: Razohnn Gross (Rutgers) vs. Deuce Rachal (Illinois)


Oklahoma at #11 Wyoming
Date: Feb. 4 | Time: 2 PM CT | Where: Laramie, WY
Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Wyoming looks to continue its impressive season as traditional power Oklahoma comes to Laramie.

Projected Lineups
125: #17 Christian Moody (Oklahoma) vs. Drake Foster (Wyoming)
133: Jacob Rubio (Oklahoma) vs. #5 Montorie Bridges (Wyoming)
141: Mike Longo (Oklahoma) vs. #1 Bryce Meredith (Wyoming)
149: Davion Jeffries (Oklahoma) vs. Sam Turner (Wyoming)
157: Justin Thomas (Oklahoma) vs. #10 Archie Colgan (Wyoming)
165: Dawaylon Barnes (Oklahoma) vs. #13 Branson Ashworth (Wyoming)
174: #13 Yoanse Mejias (Oklahoma) vs. Kyle Pope (Wyoming)
184: Matthew Waddell (Oklahoma) vs. Dewey Krueger (Wyoming)
197: Andrew Dixon (Oklahoma) vs. Luke Paine (Wyoming)
285: Connor Webb (Oklahoma) vs. Sam Eagan (Wyoming)


Iowa State at #15 South Dakota State
Date: Feb. 4 | Time: 1 PM CT | Where: Brookings, SD
Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

South Dakota State head coach Chris Bono welcomes his alma mater to Frost Arena.

Projected Lineups
125: Sinjin Briggs (Iowa State) vs. #20 Conner Brown (SDSU)
133: Markus Simmons (Iowa State) vs. #1 Seth Gross (SDSU)
141: #15 Ian Parker (Iowa State) vs. Henry Pohlmeyer (SDSU)
149: Jarrett Degen (Iowa State) vs. Colten Carlson (SDSU)
157: Chase Straw (Iowa State) vs. #16 Luke Zilverberg (SDSU)
165: Brady Jennings (Iowa State) vs. Logan Peterson (SDSU)
174: Hank Swalla (Iowa State) vs. #14 David Kocer (SDSU)
184: Dane Pestano (Iowa State) vs. Martin Mueller (SDSU)
197: Sam Colbray (Iowa State) vs. #11 Nate Rotert (SDSU)
285: Marcus Harrington (Iowa State) vs. Alex Macki (SDSU)


#17 Nebraska at Michigan State
Date: Feb. 4  | Time: Noon CT | Where: East Lansing, MI
Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Michigan State faces off against another ranked opponent in East Lansing and looks to pick up a top 20 win over Nebraska.

Projected Lineups
125: Mitchell Maginnis (Nebraska) vs. Rayvon Foley (Michigan State)
133: #15 Jason Renteria (Nebraska) vs. Nathan Ellis (Michigan State)
141: #14 Chad Red (Nebraska) vs. Javier Gasca (Michigan State)
149: #11 Colton McCrystal (Nebraska) vs. Jwan Britton (Michigan State)
157: #8 Tyler Berger (Nebraska) vs. Jake Tucker (Michigan State)
165: #12 Isaiah White (Nebraska) vs. Austin Hiles (Michigan State)
174: Beau Breske (Nebraska) vs. Logan Ritchie (Michigan State)
184: #7 Taylor Venz (Nebraska) vs. Shwan Shadaia (Michigan State)
197: Eric Schultz (Nebraska) vs. Nick May (Michigan State)
285: David Jensen (Nebraska) vs. Christian Rebottaro (Michigan State)


Purdue at Indiana
Date: Feb. 4 | Time: Noon CT | Where: Bloomington, IN
Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

In-state rivals Purdue and Indiana square off in a Big Ten battle.

Projected Lineups
125: #15 Luke Welch (Purdue) vs. Elijah Oliver (Indiana)
133: Ben Thornton (Purdue) vs. Garrett Pepple (Indiana)
141: #17 Nate Limmex (Purdue) vs. #13 Cole Weaver (Indiana)
149: Austin Nash (Purdue) vs. A.J. Raya (Indiana)
157: Cole Wysocki (Purdue) vs. Austin Holmes (Indiana)
165: #18 Jacob Morrissey (Purdue) vs. Dillon Hoey (Indiana)
174: #9 Dylan Lydy (Purdue) vs. #18 Devin Skatzka (Indiana)
184: Jon Morales (Purdue) vs. Norman Conley (Indiana)
197: Christian Brunner (Purdue) vs. Jake Kleimola (Indiana)
285: #17 Shawn Streck (Purdue) vs. Fletcher Miller (Indiana)

Final X - Lehigh Match Notes

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Gwiazdowski And Coon Will Scrap At Final X

Ladies and gentlepersons, we have arrived at the final, Final X. Can you believe it!? 

Adam Coon Beat Robby Smith Twice Yesterday

Tony Rotundo

Adam Coon had struggled to even keep it close with USA stalwart at 130kg, Robby Smith.  Yesterday at the Greco World Team Trials, Adam Coon took out Robby Smith in two straight matches, stunning wrestling fans around the country.

Everything You Need To Know For Final X: Lehigh

Tony Rotundo
Final X - Lehigh Men's Press Conference

Today's the day!  The last stop for the Final X is Bethlehem, PA in historic Grace Hall (AKA Snakepit).

J'den Cox's Remarkable Hit List

Tony Rotundo
197lbs Finals Jden Cox (Missouri) vs. Conner Hartmann (Duke)

Three-time NCAA champion J'den Cox is a proven performer. He's made the last two world teams and earned a bronze medal in both years, first at the Rio Olympics in 2016 and last year at the Paris World Championships. 

Flo Predicts Final X - Lehigh

Tony Rotundo
Get Pumped For Final X Lehigh

On Saturday evening, the third installment of Final X takes the stage. Six world team series, as well as a handful of true third matchups, will take place at historic Grace Hall on the campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.

Tech Notes: Haley Augello vs. Sarah Hildebrandt

Tony Rotundo
Final X Lehigh Hype

Sarah Hildebrandt will obviously make adjustments to how she wrestles Haley Augello this time around. Hildebrandt may own a victory over Augello from their 53kg finals bout at the U.S. Open back in April, but winning a match doesn’t always equate to a perfect performance. 

Tech Notes: Victoria Anthony vs. Whitney Conder

Tony Rotundo
Final X Lehigh Hype

Whitney Conder punched her ticket to Final X Lehigh by taking out Victoria Anthony in the finals of the U.S. Open, and now they will go at it once again in the best-of-three series for the 50kg spot on the world team this Saturday at Grace Hall in Bethlehem, PA.

FRL 297 - Stoll's Gunshot Wound, New Transfer Rules And Final X

Richard Immel
FRL 297 Stoll Ramifications And New Transfer Rules

FRL 297 discusses the gunshot wound to Sam Stoll, what the new transfer rule means, 2020 Olympics thoughts and Final X Lehigh predictions.

2018 Greco-Roman World Team Trials Preview

Tony Rotundo
77kg Semis - Kamal Bey, Sunkist Kids vs Jon Jay Chavez, NYAC/FLWC

Today marks the beginning of the 2018 Greco-Roman World Team Trials in Tulsa, OK. Athletes competing in the classic style will finish out the challenge tournament today to determine who will wrestle in Friday's finals. Wrestling starts at 10 AM Central.

Betting Odds For Final X Bethlehem

125 kg Final - Adam Coon, NYAC vs Jacob Varner, NLWC

Three men's and three women's weights are on tap to close out the inaugural Final X series in Bethlehem. Each match up should be competitive and official odds are posted on BetDSI .