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  1. Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2021-2022 Penn State Nittany Lions

    Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2021-2022 Penn State Nittany Lions

    Apr 12, 2021

    The Hawkeyes will be the favorites to repeat as team champions in 2022, but we all saw what Penn State was able to do in the finals. Four finalists and four champions. With all four of those champions returning and the young star power the Nittany Lions are bringing in, this will be an incredibly fun team to watch.
  2. Team Race Time: 15 Iowa & PSU Quarterfinals Will Shake Things Up

    Team Race Time: 15 Iowa & PSU Quarterfinals Will Shake Things Up

    Mar 19, 2021

    The Iowa vs Penn State team race has heated up after day one of NCAAs, but the quarterfinals present massive opportunities for each team. Every quarterfinal win is worth 7 team points before bonus, so Iowa's eight quarterfinals and Penn State's seven are huge. Here's a breakdown of each team's opportunities and obstacles during sessions five and six of NCAAs.
  3. Myles Amines Business: 197-Pound Big Ten Preview

    Myles Amines Business: 197-Pound Big Ten Preview

    Mar 5, 2021

    Soon there will be a gathering where the Big Ten 165-pounders will vie for the great prize. While the fate of humanity does not hinge on the outcome, it is still a pretty big deal. As this strange covid season of 2021 reaches the conclusion, we find Alex Marinelli as the undisputed #1 seed, despite having only wrestled in two dual meets. 
  4. Match Notes: #2 Penn State vs #12 Ohio State

    Match Notes: #2 Penn State vs #12 Ohio State

    Feb 19, 2021

    With 16 ranked starters between Penn State and Ohio State, this dual could be one of the best of the season. If you can't watch live, refresh this page regularly for updates on all the action as it happens.
  5. Complete Preview & Predictions: #2 Michigan vs #6 Penn State

    Complete Preview & Predictions: #2 Michigan vs #6 Penn State

    Feb 13, 2021

    What a nice little Valentine’s Day treat! After being postponed earlier this season due to a University of Michigan athletic department-wide pause, Penn State-Michigan has been rescheduled for Sunday at 11 AM ET in Ann Arbor. My friend and colleague Kyle Bratke will keep you updated Sunday with real-time live updates, but for now, get up to speed with my very preview and predictions below.
  6. Match Notes: Penn State vs Northwestern

    Match Notes: Penn State vs Northwestern

    Jan 30, 2021

    Penn State takes on Northwestern in its second dual of the day. Against Indiana, PSU was missing Robert Howard, Michael Beard, and Greg Kerkvliet, so we'll see who they roll out this afternoon. Even minus those guys, we still have 12 ranked wrestlers in this dual with ranked matchups at 133, 149, and 157. The Nittany Lions looked a bit vulnerable in a 24-15 dual against Indiana, so we'll see how they rebound against a tough Northwestern squad.