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Gophers lead Big Ten Wrestling Championships

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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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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