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Illinois' Isaiah Martinez starting off strong against Penn State's Jason Nolf during the wrestling match vs. Penn State at Huff Hall on Saturday January 23, 2016. The Illini lost 19-1.

Isaiah Martinez looks for second straight Big Ten title on Sunday

By Alex Wallner March 6, 2016

Tweet: #TheRematch between No. 2 Martinez and No. 1 Jason Nolf is hereThere were 23,684 fans in attendance the first day of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships in Iowa City, Iowa, on Saturday.The...

Illinois' Steven Rodrigues takes ahold Penn State's Shakur Rasheed during the wrestling match vs. Penn State at Huff Hall on Saturday January 23, 2016. The Illini lost 15-30.

Illini wrestling hosts Minnesota on senior night

By Alex Wallner February 11, 2016

Friday marks the Illinois wrestling team’s final dual meet of the season. Illinois will take on No. 18 Minnesota at Huff Hall.Minnesota (9-7, 5-3) is coming off back-to-back road wins, winning four out...

Illinois' Steven Rodrigues takes ahold Penn State's Shakur Rasheed during the wrestling match vs. Penn State at Huff Hall on Saturday January 23, 2016. The Illini lost 15-30.

Illini wrestling use strong finish to beat Northwestern

By Alex Wallner February 10, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] dominates down the stretch to pick up 12th win.The Illini escaped Sunday with a 25-24 victory over the Northwestern Wildcats at Huff Hall. Illinois won five out of the last six...

Illinois' Isaiah Martinez starting off strong against Penn State's Jason Nolf during the wrestling match vs. Penn State at Huff Hall on Saturday January 23, 2016. The Illini lost 19-1.

Illini wrestling finish strong to earn second conference win of the season

By Alex Wallner February 3, 2016

Sunday’s win for Illinois wrestling featured a bounce-back win for No. 2-ranked Isaiah Martinez, who, at 157 pounds, lost his first college match just eight days earlier.The sophomore said ever since...

Illini wrestling finish strong to earn second conference win of the season

By Alex Wallner February 3, 2016

Tweet: “Nebraska has beaten us the last three years and we owe them one.” – Steven RodrigeusSince joining the Big Ten in 2011, the Illinois wrestling team has faced Nebraska three times — the...

Martinez, Richards, Rodrigues shine as No. 12 Illini wrestling sweeps Sunday afternoon.

By Alex Wallner November 30, 2015

By Alex WallnerStaff WriterThe No. 12-ranked Illinois wrestling team dominated a pair of matches at Madison Square Garden on Sunday and defeated Princeton at the New York Athletic Club to wrap up a successful...

Redshirts shine on a Sunday afternoon for Illinois wrestling

By Alex Wallner November 17, 2015

Tweet: [email protected] earned a lot of production from various redshirts on Sunday’s Illini Duals.Redshirts reigned supreme on Sunday at the Illini Duals for the No. 11 Illinois wrestling team: Three...

Illini wrestling sweeps second dual meet of the season at Illini Duals

By Alex Wallner November 16, 2015

The No. 11-ranked Illinois wrestling team hosted its Illini Duals against Arizona State and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Sunday at Huff HallJT.The Illini came away with two winsJT, improving...

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