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Live Updates: #2 Iowa vs #13 Wisconsin

Live Updates: #2 Iowa vs #13 Wisconsin

Can't watch Iowa vs Wisconsin? Follow all the action minute by minute with our live blog.

Feb 5, 2022 by Andy Hamilton
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Good afternoon from Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Second-ranked Iowa takes on #13 Wisconsin in the final home dual of the season for the Hawkeyes. The dual starts at 3:30 pm (ET) and if you can't watch on BTN, you can catch up on all the action by refreshing this live blog throughout the contest.

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Good afternoon from Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Second-ranked Iowa takes on #13 Wisconsin in the final home dual of the season for the Hawkeyes. The dual starts at 3:30 pm (ET) and if you can't watch on BTN, you can catch up on all the action by refreshing this live blog throughout the contest.

Probable Lineups:

125: Jesse Ybarra (Iowa) vs #5 Eric Barnett (Wisconsin)

133: #3 Austin DeSanto/Cullan Schriever (Iowa) vs HM Kyle Burwick/Ethan Rotondo (Wisconsin)

141: #2 Jaydin Eierman (Iowa) vs #21 Joseph Zargo (Wisconsin)

149: Vince Turk/Cobe Siebrecht (Iowa) vs #5 Austin Gomez/Aiden Medora (Wisconsin)

157: #12 Kaleb Young (Iowa) vs #21 Garrett Model (Wisconsin)

165: #5 Alex Marinelli (Iowa) vs #12 Dean Hamiti (Wisconsin) 

174: #2 Michael Kemerer (Iowa) vs #20 Andrew McNally (Wisconsin)

184: #17 Abe Assad (Iowa) vs #24 Chris Weiler (Wisconsin)

197: #3 Jacob Warner (Iowa) vs #22 Braxton Amos (Wisconsin)

285: #2 Tony Cassioppi (Iowa) vs #11 Trent Hillger (Wisconsin)


125 pounds: #5 Eric Barnett (Wisconsin) dec. Jesse Ybarra (Iowa) 4-0

First period: Hard hand fighting early. Ybarra gets an angle and pulls Barnett down with a front headlock. Stalemate midway through the period. No score at the end of 1. 

Second period: Ybarra picks neutral. Barnett gets in deep on a shot, leading to a wild exchange. He scores the takedown and momentarily puts Ybarra on his back before Ybarra appeared as if he might put Barnett in danger. It leads to a stalemate with Barnett leading 2-0. End of 2: Barnett leads 2-0 with 1:29 RT. 

Third period: Barnett is up and out quickly to go up 3-0. It’s been a pretty slow-paced match with the exception of the second-period flurry that led to the Barnett takedown. Duck attempt by Ybarra in the closing seconds, but to no avail. Barnett wins 4-0 with 1:24 RT. 

Wisconsin 3, Iowa 0

133 pounds: #3 Austin DeSanto (Iowa) TF HM Kyle Burwick (Wisconsin) 26-11 in 6:44

First period: DeSanto comes out on the attack and gets to Burwick’s left leg and finishes. DeSanto accumulates 53 seconds of RT before cutting Burwick loose. DeSanto back in immediately for another takedown. DeSanto goes optional escape after a restart with 1:03 to go. DeSanto back in again to the other side and methodically works to a finish to increase his lead to 6-2. DeSanto leads 6-2 with 2:03 RT at the end of 1.

Second period: Burwick starts down to begin the second. DeSanto sweep single. He works his way around Burwick’s right side for another takedown. Burwick escapes and DeSanto fires off a high-crotch and finishes for his fifth takedown of the match. Burwick escape. DeSanto go-behind takedown. Burwick escape. Another DeSanto go-behind takedown. DeSanto leads 14-6 with 3:14 RT at the end of the second. 

Third period: DeSanto picks neutral and fires off an immediate shot for a takedown. Burwick escape. DeSanto go-behind takedown. Burwick escape. DeSanto go-behind takedown. Burwick escape. DeSanto go-behind takedown. Brunswick escape. DeSanto go-behind takedown. Burwick escape. Blood stoppage. DeSanto high-crotch shot after the restart for a takedown. That’ll do it. DeSanto wins 26-11 in 6:44. 

Iowa 5, Wisconsin 3 

141 pounds: #2 Jaydin Eierman (Iowa) major dec. #21 Joseph Zargo (Wisconsin) 13-5 

First period: Hard hand fighting by Zargo in the opening minute. No committed attacks for either guy in the first two minutes. Double attempt by Eierman followed by a slide-by try. Eierman gets to a leg and finishes. He immediately gets a leg in and goes to work on top. End of 1: Eierman leads 2-0 with :30 RT. 

Second period: Eierman drops in on a single and finishes to increase his lead to 4-0. Zargo escape. Zargo drives through Eierman for a takedown. Eierman escapes with 27 seconds left in the period, fires off a double and finishes late in the period. Eierman leads 8-3 with 1:21 RT at the end of 2. 

Third period: Zargo escapes quickly to cut the Eierman lead to 8-4. Zargo driving Eierman to the edge, changes levels and takes a shot. He drives Eierman out. No points, action call. Zargo controlling center, driving Eierman to the edge, takes a shot, but Eierman runs around him for another takedown. Eierman puts the legs in on top, nearly gets reversed but bails out and Zargo scores the escape. Eierman throws Zargo by in the closing seconds to score a takedown for the major. Eierman wins 13-5 with 2:07 RT. 

Iowa 9, Wisconsin 3 

149 pounds: #5 Austin Gomez (Wisconsin) dec. Vince Turk (Iowa) 3-2 

First period: Battle of Chicagoland products with Turk from Montini Catholic and Gomez from Glenbard North. Gomez takes a shot late in the period and Turk has him in a front-headlock. Scoreless at the end of 1. 

Second period: Quick escape by Gomez to go up 1-0. Gomez shoots from space, but Turk feels it coming. Another Gomez shot followed by a Turk re-attack. Nice misdirection shot by Gomez to get in and he finishes for the first takedown of the match. Turk quickly escapes to cut it to 3-1. End of 2: Gomez leads 3-1 with :06 RT. 

Third period: Turk starts down to begin the third and scores a quick escape to cut the Gomez lead to 3-2. Turk double. Gomez fights it off, Turk drops to a single on the edge, but they’re out of bounds with 30 to go. Stall warning on Gomez. Gomez wins 3-2. 

Iowa 9, Wisconsin 6

157 pounds: #12 Kaleb Young (Iowa) dec. #21 Garrett Model (Wisconsin) 8-3

First period: Young fires off a shot about a minute in and works to a finish. Model escapes after Young accumulates :31 RT. Young pulls Model down in a front-headlock. Model clears out. End of 1: Young leads 2-1 with :31 RT. 

Second period: Young starts down to begin the second and gets to his feet and escapes. Young changes levels and drives through Model for a takedown on the edge to increase his lead to 5-1. Model gets to his feet, clears the hands and escapes to make it 5-2 with a minute left in the second. Young fires off a double and finishes in the closing seconds. Young leads 7-2 with :56 RT at the end of 2. 

Third period: Model starts down to begin the third. Model gets to his feet and Young takes him out. Model gets to his feet and escapes to make it 7-3. Young has 1:19 RT. Stall warning on Model as Young gets in again. Young adjusts and is in a slightly better position. Now Model is trying to sit the corner, but Young still has the leg. Lengthy exchange there before a stalemate with :14 to go. Model takes a shot and Young catches him in a front-headlock. Young wins 8-3 with 1:19 RT. 

Iowa 12, Wisconsin 6 

165 pounds: #5 Alex Marinelli (Iowa) dec. #12 Dean Hamiti (Wisconsin) 8-5

First period: Marinelli is in quick on a single. He collects the other and finishes for the first takedown of the match. Hamiti escape. Hamiti shot from space. Marinelli fends it off. Marinelli controlling center, drives Hamiti out for a stall warning with :46 to go in the period. Hamiti low-single shot to no avail. End of 1: Marinelli leads 2-0 with :16 RT. 

Second period: Hamiti escapes quickly. Hamiti shot, Marinelli re-attacks to the legs and finishes to increase his lead to 4-2. Hamiti escapes. Marinelli has :43 RT. End of 2: Marinelli leads 4-3. 

Third period: Marinelli starts down to begin the third. Hamiti riding the right side, Marinelli slips off for a reversal. Marinelli takes his riding time over a minute. Hamiti reversal. Marinelli escapes to make it 7-5. He has 1:12 RT. Hamiti creates a flurry. Head-to-toe scramble drains the clock. Marinelli wins 8-5. 

Iowa 15, Wisconsin 6

174 pounds: #2 Michael Kemerer (Iowa) major dec. #20 Andrew McNally (Wisconsin) 11-2

First period: Shot by McNally, Kemerer counter attack to the legs. Kemerer finishes for a takedown. Stall warning on McNally on the bottom. Kemerer pushes his riding time to :57 before McNally escapes. End of 1: Kemerer leads 2-1. 

Second period: McNally starts down to begin the second. McNally gets to his feet and Kemerer returns him. Kemerer has taken his RT over two minutes. Another stall call on McNally on the bottom makes it 3-1. McNally gets to his feet and Kemerer drops to a leg in the closing seconds. Kemerer takes a stall warning, but he hangs on for the rideout. Kemerer leads 3-1 with 2:57 RT at the end of 2. 

Third period: Kemerer starts down and quickly escapes. McNally shoots from space and Kemerer runs around him for a takedown. Kemerer locks up a cradle and has McNally in trouble. McNally breaks the grip, but Kemerer scores four backs to increase his lead to 10-1. McNally escapes with 10 to go. Kemerer wins 11-2 with 4:10 RT. 

Iowa 19, Wisconsin 6

184 pounds: #17 Abe Assad (Iowa) vs #24 Chris Weiler (Wisconsin)

First period: Assad reattack, snags a leg and then collects the other for a takedown at the 2:20 mark. Weiler gets to his feet and escapes to make it 2-1 with 1:52 to go in the period. Assad controlling center, takes Weiler to the edge, but Weiler circles back in. Assad changes levels and drives through Weiler for another takedown with :18 to go in the period. End of 1: Assad leads 4-1 with :49 RT. 

Second period: Weiler starts down. Weiler gets to his feet, but Assad sticks with him and takes him out of bounds. Weiler escapes off the restart. Assad has 1:08 RT. Assad drops in on a low-level attack and they’re in a head-to-toe scramble that gets stalemated with :58 to go in the period. Weiler in on a head-outside single and now Assad is the one diving through to create a scramble. Time runs out in the second. Assad leads 4-2 with 1:08 RT.

Third period: Assad starts down to begin the third. Weiler sticks a leg in on top and takes Assad’s RT advantage under a minute. Stall warning Assad on the bottom. Assad gets to his feet, but Weiler chases him down and covers on the edge to stay on top. Weiler rides out Assad in the third. Assad wins 4-2. 

Iowa 22, Wisconsin 6

197 pounds: #3 Jacob Warner (Iowa) dec. #22 Braxton Amos (Wisconsin) 4-1

First period: Several half shots, but an otherwise uneventful first period with both guys hand fighting in the center. 

Second period: Amos starts down. Amos gets to his feet and Warner sticks with him as they go OB with 1:29 left in the period. Amos back to his feet off the restart and escapes this time to go up 1-0. Warner has :38 RT. End of 2: Amos leads 1-0. 

Third period: Warner to his feet. He escapes to tie it up 1-1. RT not a factor at the moment. Warner gets to Amos’ right leg with the first committed attack of the match, collects the other leg and scores to go up 3-1 with roughly :50 to go. Amos gets to his feet and Warner returns him. They go OB with :23 left. Amos to his feet again, Warner returns him OB with :10 left. Warner rides Amos out to win 4-1 with 1:21 RT. 

Iowa 25, Wisconsin 6 

285 pounds: #2 Tony Cassioppi (Iowa) vs #11 Trent Hillger (Wisconsin)

First period: Cassioppi snags Hillger’s right leg and sweeps the other out from underneath him for a takedown in the opening minute. Stall warning on Hillger on the bottom after Cassioppi takes his RT upwards of a minute. Cassioppi rides out Hillger after the takedown. He leads 2-0 with 2:36 RT at the end of 1. 

Second period: Hillger gets to his feet. Big return by Cassioppi. Another stall warning on Hillger on the bottom makes it 3-0. And another stall warning on Hillger on the bottom makes it 4-0. Cassioppi rides out Hillger in the second. He leads 4-0 with 4:36 RT. 

Third period: Cassioppi quickly escapes to make it 5-0. Cassioppi in on a head-outside single that he finishes with :45 to go. Stall call on Hillger on the bottom makes it 9-0. Cassioppi wins 10-0 with 5:16 RT. 

Final: Iowa 29, Wisconsin 6