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Gopher wrestlers win national duals

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KSTP reports the University of Minnesota wrestling team celebrated their 2nd straight NWCA/Cliff Keen National Dual Championship at Williams Arena Saturday night. The 28-9 victory over Oklahoma State created Minnesota's 8th national duals championship.

The final four Gopher wrestlers won their matches, completing an unbeaten tournament run, to lift the No. 3-ranked Gophers past No. 1 Oklahoma State in the championship match

The Pioneer Press reports that earlier Saturday, the Gophers beat No. 2 Iowa 22-15 in the semifinals, avenging a 16-15 loss on criteria to the Hawkeyes in January.

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