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Iowa's In The Driver's Seat After Day 2 At NCAAs

Iowa's In The Driver's Seat After Day 2 At NCAAs

The team race isn't over, but Iowa has a margin over 2nd place Penn State and 3rd Place Oklahoma State heading into the final day of NCAAs.

Mar 20, 2021 by David Bray
Iowa's In The Driver's Seat After Day 2 At NCAAs
Iowa went three for five in the semis and still have three alive on the back side of the bracket. They have 109 points after day 2 and Spencer Lee, Jaydin Eierman, and Michael Kemerer will all be favored in their finals matches. They also have Austin DeSanto, Jacob Warner, and Tony Cassioppi in the consolation semifinals and Kaleb Young competing for seventh.

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Iowa went three for five in the semis and still have three alive on the back side of the bracket. They have 109 points after day 2 and Spencer Lee, Jaydin Eierman, and Michael Kemerer will all be favored in their finals matches. They also have Austin DeSanto, Jacob Warner, and Tony Cassioppi in the consolation semifinals and Kaleb Young competing for seventh.

Penn State was a perfect four for four in the semis and has 94.5 points. Roman Bravo-Young, Nick Lee, and Carter Starocci will be underdogs in their finals matches while Aaron Brooks will be favored. Michael Beard and Greg Kerkvliet will compete for seventh tomorrow.

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Oklahoma State scored 86.5 and has two in the finals. Daton Fix and AJ Ferrari are both the higher seeded wrestlers in their finals bouts. The Cowboys have Boo Lewallen, Travis Wittlake, and Dakota Geer alive in the consolation semis and Wyatt Sheets competing for seventh.

Arizona State pushed Brandon Courtney to the finals and has 67 points. Michael McGee, Jacori Teemer, and Cohlton Schults will compete in the consolation semis, and Anthony Valencia will compete for seventh.

Michigan, Missouri, and NC State have been in the trophy race and still have outside chances to take home a trophy. Michigan and NC State have finalists in Mason Parris and Trent Hidlay respectively, and each also has three other All-Americans in action in the consolations. Missouri has three finalists in the consolation semifinals.

1Iowa 109.0
2Penn State 94.5
3Oklahoma State 86.5
4Arizona State 67.0
5Michigan 58.5
6Missouri 56.5
6NC State 56.5
8Minnesota 55.5
9Ohio State 45.5
10Pittsburgh 40.5
11Nebraska 33.5
12Northwestern 33.0
13Iowa State 32.5
14Virginia Tech 32.0
15North Carolina 31.0
16Rutgers 30.5
16Stanford 30.5
18Rider 22.0
19Illinois 21.0
20Utah Valley 20.5
21Northern Iowa 20.0
22Wisconsin 18.5
23Oklahoma 17.0
24Central Michigan 16.5
25Purdue 15.5
25South Dakota State 15.5
25Wyoming 15.5
28Northern Illinois 13.5
29Cal Poly 13.0
29Michigan State 13.0
31Lehigh 11.5
31Virginia 11.5
33Bucknell 11.0
34Fresno State 10.5
34North Dakota State 10.5
34West Virginia 10.5
37Navy 7.5
38Appalachian State 6.5
38Binghamton 6.5
38Campbell 6.5
41Air Force 6.0
41Army West Point 6.0
41Csu Bakersfield 6.0
44Hofstra 5.5
44Kent State 5.5
46Indiana 5.0
46Oregon State 5.0
48Drexel 3.5
48Duke 3.5
48Northern Colorado 3.5
51Clarion 1.5
51Cleveland State 1.5
51Gardner-Webb 1.5
54Bloomsburg 1.0
54Buffalo 1.0
54Chattanooga 1.0
54Ohio 1.0
58Edinboro 0.5
58Little Rock 0.5
60American 0.0
60Sacred Heart 0.0
60SIU Edwardsville 0.0
60The Citadel 0.0