The top-ranked Minnesota wrestling team is well represented at the Big Ten Championships this weekend. The Maroon and Gold advanced five wrestlers Saturday into the championship matches Sunday afternoon.
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Top-seeded Gophers well represented at Big Ten Wrestling Championships
Nine of the U of M wrestlers were placed in the brackets. The tournament is being held at Purdue and features six of the nation's top eight schools in the rankings. The championship matches will take place Sunday afternoon.
Gopher wrestling ready for big weekend
The Golden Gopher wrestling team is ranked third in the country and they'll put their power on the mat against two great opponents this weekend. On Friday they wrestle against No. 5 Cornell. They follow that up with a match against No. 2 Penn State on Sunday.
Big Ten removes Joe Paterno's name from championship trophy
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany: 'We believe that it would be inappropriate to keep Joe Paterno's name on the trophy at this time.' The action comes after Penn State fired Paterno after allegations of child sexual misconduct by one of his assistant coaches surfaced. The conference debuted the trophy named for the 84-year-old legend in August.
Don't expect changes in the Big Ten
Conference realignment across the collegiate landscape is happening almost everywhere. The Big Ten added Nebraska to bring it's total count to 12 teams, but they aren't planning on making any more changes. Conference commission Jim Delaney says they like what they currently have.
Gophers ready for Big Ten tournament
The odds of the Gophers making a run to the Big Ten tournament championship are very low, but that isn't stopping the team from feeling relaxed and confident. Rodney Williams says this season feels like his freshman year, when Minnesota struggled down the stretch before going to the conference tournament title game.
Concordia volleyball team downs Tampa, advances to championship match
The Golden Bears of Concordia are looking to add to the volleyball dynasty they've quietly built in St. Paul over the last few years. By rallying to beat Tampa, Concordia advanced to the national championship match for the fifth straight year. They'll try to keep their title streak going as they face the hosts of this year's tourney, Cal State-San Bernardino.
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