The Iowa Hawkeyes can still repeat as NCAA Wrestling champs – but it won’t be easy. Ohio State has 84.5 points to Iowa’s 81 heading into the final day of the NCAA Tournament in St Louis. The Buckeyes have three wrestlers in the finals, while the Hawks have just one -149-pounder Brent Metcalf. Iowa has three competitors that can finish as high as third, while Ohio State has just one in that position. The Hawkeyes also have one wrestler vying for seventh.
Iowa State is in third place with 71.5 points. The Cyclones have one in the finals – 197-pounder Jake Varner. ISU has two more wrestlers in the consolation, while Northern Iowa has just one wrestler that will earn All-American status – Moza Fay at 165.