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Illini wrestling falls short at home against Buckeyes in Big Ten opener

By Alex Wallner

January 4, 2016

The No. 11-ranked Illinois wrestling team (14-1, 0-1) fell short to defending NCAA champion Ohio State (5-1, 2-0) on Sunday afternoon at Huff Hall.The No. 6 Buckeyes took an early 8-0 lead, as Thomas Haines defeated No. 17 Brooks Black, 3-2, in a heavyweight bout and No. 1 Nathan Tomasello fol...

Illini wrestling takes on defending national champion Ohio State on Sunday at Huff

By Alex Wallner

January 3, 2016

The No. 11-ranked Illinois wrestling team will take on defending national champion No. 6 Ohio State on Sunday at Huff Hall.This will be the first Big Ten bout for the Illini this season and the second for the Buckeyes, as it is coming off a 26-17 road victory over Northwestern two weeks ago.Ohio St...