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The Wisconsin wrestling team faced Minnesota in the third place matchup of the NWCA National Duals in Cedar Falls, Iowa Jan. 9, 2011. 
 No. 4 Wrestling vs. No. 5 Minnesota Gameday Blog(01/09/2011) 
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Welcome to the No. 4 Wisconsin vs. No. 5 Minnesota Gameday Blog
Sunday January 9, 2011 2:49 
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We are a bit behind schedule today, so they just announced that the dual will most likely begin at 3:15 p.m. (CT)
Sunday January 9, 2011 2:49 
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The Badgers dropped their first dual of the season in a 20-19 decision to No. 12 Virginia Tech in the semifinal matchup
Sunday January 9, 2011 2:50 
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[Comment From GuestGuest: ] 
how did rutt do in his first match today?
Sunday January 9, 2011 2:51 Guest
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Rutt defeated Spellman, 2-0 in the Virginia Tech dual
Sunday January 9, 2011 2:53 
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For a complete recap from this morning's dual visit: http://www.uwbadgers.com/sports/m-wrestl/recaps/010911aaa.html
Sunday January 9, 2011 2:54 
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Minnesota recently fell to Cornell this morning, 20-16 in the semifinal match
Sunday January 9, 2011 2:59 
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With that said, Virginia Tech and Cornell will battle in the championship at 3:15 p.m. as well
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:01 
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Both teams are currently warming up on the mat but with the delay in start, we still have 15 minutes before match time
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:02 
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Don't forget, you can also receive stat updates on NWCAOnline.com. I will be blogging for the UW vs. MN dual, but NWCAOnline.com is a great resource to check the progress of the Cornell vs. VT match
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:03 
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Wisconsin has five ranked wrestlers competing in today's dual:
133: No. 3 Tyler Graff
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:04 
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149: No. 10 Cole Schmitt
165: No. 2 Andrew Howe
184: No. 5 Travis Rutt
HWt: No. 18 Eric Bugenhagen
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:05 
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Minnesota's ranked wrestlers projected to compete today:
125: No. 6 Zach Sanders
141: No. 2 Mike Thorn
165: No. 7 Cody Yohn
174: No. 8 Scott Glasser
184: No. 7 Kevin Steinhaur
Hwt: No. 9 Tony Nelson
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:08 
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Five minutes until dual time
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:10 
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It looks like it will be Wisconsin's Tom Kelliher vs. No. 6 Zach Sanders in the 125-pound matchup
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:12 
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I know that you guys can't see this at home, but Wisconsin has been red and its opponent has been green all weekend and the same goes for this dual
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:13 
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Kelliher won both of his dual matches yesterday, but dropped a major decision VT's Jarrod Garnett this morning
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:15 
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We are ready to roll as the duo remains at neutral during the first 30 seconds of the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:16 
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Sanders goes for Kelliher's right leg and notches a takedown to take a 2-0 lead with 2 minutes left in the first
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:16 
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Kelliher gets on the scoreboard with an escape with just over a minute to play---Kelliher now trails Sanders, 2-1
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:17 
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REf calls a stalemate and they return to the center at neutral
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:18 
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Sanders gets another takedown right before the end of the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:19 
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He begins the second period with a 4-1 lead over Kelliher
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:19 
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Sanders chooses bottom to begin the second period and after 50 seconds, he escapes and then scores another takedown to lead, 7-1 with 55 seconds left in the second period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:20 
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Kelliher answers with an escape to decrease his deficit to 2-7 with 45 seconds to go
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:20 
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Sanders with another takedown---this one give hims a 9-2 advantage with 10 seconds left in the second
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:21 
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At the end of the second period, Sanders leads Kelliher, 9-2
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:21 
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Kelliher is currently 2-2 in dual action heading into this match
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:21 
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Kelliher captures his third escape of the match and now trails 9-3 with 1:15 left in the bout
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:22 
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Sanders with another takedown and Kelliher with an escape---the score is now 11-4 with 9 seconds to go
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:23 
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With riding time, Kelliher dropped a 12-4 major decision to Sanders. Minnesota now leads, 4-0
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:24 
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At 133 lbs. Tyler Graff is currently matched up against Minnesota's David Thorn
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:25 
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With 2:20 left in the first period, the score remains tied at 0-0
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:25 
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Graff earns a takedown and an escape and Thorn also captured an escape
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:27 
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Correction: Graff has two takedowns and Thorn has one escape
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:27 
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Thorn earns another escape and Graff leads, 4-2 with one minute left in the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:27 
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Please reference NWCAonline.com for live stats from other duals
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:28 
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Graff gets his third takedown of the day and now leads 6-2 with six seconds left in the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:28 
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Thorn chooses bottom to begin the second period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:29 
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Thorn escapes and Graff leads, 6-3 with 1:46 left in the second period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:29 
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With one minute left in the second period, Graff still leads Thorn, 6-3
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:30 
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The duo remain at neutral with 15 seconds left in the second
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:30 
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At the end of the second frame, Graff leads Thorn, 6-3
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:31 
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Graff begins the third on bottom and escape to lead, 7-3
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:31 
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1:20 left in the final period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:32 
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Thorn and GRaff continue to battle at neutral with 45 seceonds to go
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:32 
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Graff captures a 7-3 victory over Thorn and Wisconsin now trails Minnesota, 4-3 heading into the 141 lb. bout
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:33 
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Now we have Arnel vs. No. 2 Mike Thorn
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:34 
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Thorn takes the lead with a takedown to start and Arnel answers with an escape
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:34 
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Thorn with another takedown and he'll take the 4-1 lead with 2 minutes left in the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:34 
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Mike Thorn is the brother of David Thorn from the 133-pound bout
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:35 
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Thorn is currently in control as he continues to lead the match, 4-1 with 1 minute left in the period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:35 
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Thorn earns 3 nearfall points and takes a 7-1 lead over ARnel with 15 seconds left in the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:36 
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Thorn captures back to back nearfalls and now leads Arnel, 13-2 at the beginning of the second period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:37 
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Thorn currently has control, but Arnel is fighting for position
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:38 
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1:15 left in the second period and Thorn still leads Arnel, 13-2
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:38 
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Thorn extends his lead to 15-2 with another takedown
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:39 
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40 seconds left in the second period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:39 
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Thorn pins Arnel at 4:31
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:39 
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Minnesota now leads Wisconsin, 10-3
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:40 
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We are now at 149 lbs. with Wisconsin's Cole Schmitt vs. Minnesota's Danny Zilverberg
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:41 
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The score remains tied at 0-0 with 1:20 left in the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:41 
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Earlier today Schmitt defeated VT's Stephens, 6-5
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:42 
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The Badger bench is calling for two-point but the ref won't give it to him, the score remains Schmitt 0, Zilverberg 0
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:42 
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At the end of the first period, the score remains tied at 0-0
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:43 
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30 seconds left in the second period---the score is still Schmitt 0, Zilverberg 0
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:45 
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Schmitt notches two in the final second of the second period!
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:46 
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Schmitt starts the third period on bottom and holds a 2-0 advantage over Zilverberg with 1:45 left in the contest
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:46 
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Schmitt earns another two and he leads 4-0 with 26 seconds left in the bout
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:47 
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[Comment From GuestGuest: ] 
Is Zilverberg ranked?
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:47 Guest
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No, he is not ranked and Schmitt is No. 10
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:48 
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With another two points in the final seconds plus a point of riding time, Schmitt shuts out Zilverberg 7-0
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:48 
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We are now at 157 lbs. and it is Shawn Perry vs. Alex Ortiz
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:49 
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Perry puts himself on the scoreboard with a takedown and he leads Ortiz, 2-0
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:50 
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Perry captures a point after Ortiz is penalized and now leads, 3-0 with 1 minute left in the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:50 
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The duo wrestles out of bounds and the duo returns to the mat with Ortiz on bottom with 30 seconds left in the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:51 
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At the end of the first period, Perry leads Ortiz, 3-0
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:52 
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Ortiz chooses bottom to begin the second period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:52 
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Perry gets another point as Aritz is call for a tech.
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:53 
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Ortiz is called for stalling and Perry leads Ortiz, 6-0 heading into the final frame
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:54 
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They will start at neutral to begin the final
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:55 
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We will take a break as Ortiz's trainer mends a wounded lip
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:55 
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I apologize my internet froze for a moment there
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:56 
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Perry currently leads Oritz, 10-2 with 1:15 left in the third period
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:56 
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Ref calls a timeout and Ortiz gets his lip patched up against---Perry continues to lead, 10-2 with 37 seconds left in the bout
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:57 
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With riding time, Perry defeats Ortiz, 11-2
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:58 
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The dual is now tied at 10-10
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:59 
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At 165 lbs. it is now No. 2 Andrew Howe vs. No. 7 Cody Yohn
Sunday January 9, 2011 3:59 
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With 2:09 left in the first period, the score remains tied at 0-0
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:00 
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The duo continue to compete at neutral with either gaining advantage
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:01 
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Yohn goes for Howe's legs but Howe counteracts his efforts with a takedown to lead 2-0 with 1 minute left in the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:01 
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At the end of the first period Howe leads Yohn, 2-0
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:02 
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Yohn on bottom to begin the second
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:03 
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Yohn escapes and decreases Howe's lead to 2-1 with 1:22 left in the second
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:03 
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Howe earns a takedown and now leads 4-1 with 1:12 to go in the second
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:04 
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Yohn earns another escape and the score is now 4-2 with 23 seconds left in the 2nd frame
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:05 
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Heading into the final period, Howe leads Yohn 4-2
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:05 
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Howe is on bottom to start the final period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:05 
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Howe escapes and now leads 5-2 with 1:50 left in the bout
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:06 
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Howe captures a takedown to lead 7-2
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:06 
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Yohn answers, decreasing his deficit to 3-7
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:06 
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With 1:20 left in the match, Howe leads Yohn 7-3
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:06 
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With 36 seconds left Howe still leads Yohn, 7-3
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:07 
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They two are at the center at neutral
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:07 
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With riding time, Howe defeats Yohn, 8-3
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:08 
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Wisconsin now leads Minnesota, 13-10 heading into 174 lbs.
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:08 
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AT 174 lbs. it is Minnesota's No. 8 Scott Glasser vs. Wisconsin's Kalvin York
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:09 
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Glasser leads York, who usually wrestles at 157 lbs., 2-0 with 2 minutes left in the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:10 
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Glasser looked to have the advantage but York made a nice escape and now trails just 2-1 with 1 minute left in the first
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:11 
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Glasser with another takedown and York with an escape----the score is now 4-2 with 35 seconds left in the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:12 
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Glasser captures another takedown and now has a 6-2 decision on York with 18 seconds left in the first frame
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:12 
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Entering the second period, Glasser leads York, 6-2
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:13 
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York with some nice moves near the edge of the circle and the Badger coaches are calling for two but the scoreboard still reads 6-2 with 35 seconds left in the second period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:14 
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The two are currently squaring off at neutral in the center
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:14 
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Glasser goes for York's legs and obtains another takedown and now leads, 8-2 with 16 seconds left in the second period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:15 
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At the end of the second period, Glasser leads York, 8-2
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:15 
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York chooses bottom to begin the final period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:16 
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York escapes, but Glasser answers with a takedown---the score is now 10-4 with 1:25 left in the final frame
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:16 
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Glasser with another takedown and the score is now 12-4 with 42 seconds to go
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:17 
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York earns an escape and the score is now 12-5 with 24 seconds left
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:18 
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Glasser with another takedown and with riding time he defeats York, 15-5
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:18 
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The Badgers now trail Minnesota, 14-13 at the end of the 174-pound bout
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:18 
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At 184 lbs. No. 5 Travis Rutt is currently facing off against No. 7 Kevin Steinhaus
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:19 
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Steinhaus is a redshirt freshman and Rutt is a junior
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:19 
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Rutt currently boasts a 16-1 record on the season
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:20 
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With 1:45 left in this bout, the score remains tied at 0-0 with either wrestler holding an advantage at this time
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:20 
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The duo still remains at neutral and the score is still at a 0-0 deadlock with 15 seconds left in the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:21 
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Steinhaus chooses bottom to start the second period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:22 
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Steinhaus takes a 1-0 leads but Rutt answers with a nice takedown to lead 2-1 with 50 seconds left in the second period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:23 
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Rutt currently holds the advantage with Steinhaus struggling on the edge of the mat
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:23 
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The duo is back to center with Steinahus on bottom
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:24 
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The score is now 2-2 with 11 seconds left in the second frame
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:24 
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Both of Steinhaus' points were earned with escapes and Rutt has one takedown with 1:40 left in the contest
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:25 
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Rutt takes a 3-2 lead over Steinhaus with an escape 46 seconds left in the contest
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:26 
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[Comment From GuestGuest: ] 
how did they start third period?
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:26 Guest
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Rutt chose bottom to start the third period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:26 
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Rutt defeats Steinhaus, 3-2 and the Badgers now take a 16-14 lead over the Gophers
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:27 
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At 197 lbs., Derrick Borlie is representing the Badgers against Minnesota's Joe Nord
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:28 
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Either wrestler is ranked
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:28 
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45 seconds into the bout the score is still tied at 0-0
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:28 
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Borlie takes the lead with 1:30 left in the first period with a takedown
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:29 
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The score is now 2-0, Borlie is in the lead
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:29 
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[Comment From KempyKempy: ] 
BORLIE, he should be ranked he i underrated
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:30 Kempy
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With 30 seconds left in the first period, Borlie still leads 2-0
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:30 
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To begin the second period, Borlie leads Nord, 2-0
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:31 
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We will take a quick break for trainer's assistance before the start of the second period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:31 
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[Comment From scottaiascottaia: ] 
This would be a great win for the Badgers with two ranked starters out!
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:31 scottaia
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Nord on bottom to start the second
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:32 
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[Comment From TomTom: ] 
Whos out and at what weight
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:32 Tom
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No. 19 Ben Jordan (174 lbs) and No. 3 Trevor Brandvold (197 lbs.) did not wrestle this weekend
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:33 
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Borlie still leads 2-0 with one minute left in the second period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:33 
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[Comment From LumpyLumpy: ] 
at least hes building up solid riding time
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:34 Lumpy
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Riding time is currently at 3:21
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:34 
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To begin the second period Borlie leads 2-0 and he will start on bottom to begin the final period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:35 
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Borlie escapes and now leads, 3-0 with 1:50 left in the bout
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:35 
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[Comment From GuestGuest: ] 
go borlie
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:35 Guest
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Borlie with another takedown near the edge of the circle---he now boasts a 5-0 advantage over Nord with 1:20 left in the contest
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:36 
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[Comment From KempyKempy: ] 
Borlie will be ranked this week
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:36 Kempy
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We will see---rankings come out on Tuesday
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:36 
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Nord decreaed the deficit and Borlie now leads, 5-1 with 45 seconds to go
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:37 
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With 3:44 of riding time, Borlie defeats Nord, 8-2
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:38 
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Wisconsin is now ahead of Minnesota 19-14
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:38 
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Now at heavyweight it's Wisconsin's No. 18 Eric Bugenhagen vs. Minnesota's No. 9 Tony Nelson
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:39 
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40 seconds into the bout the score is tied at 0-0
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:39 
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[Comment From LumpyLumpy: ] 
So lets go Bugenhagen!
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:39 Lumpy
4:40
The wrestlers are back to the middle at neutral and the score is still at a 0-0 deadlock with just over a minute left in the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:40 
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They are still at neutral with 18 seconds left in the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:41 
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They move off the mat and are forced to return to the center
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:41 
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Wow, that was a whole lot of neutral action in the first period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:42 
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The score is still tied at 0-0 and Bugenhagen will start on bottom to begin the second period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:42 
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The duo goes out of bounds and return to the center with Bugenhagen back to bottom
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:43 
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A little more action here in the second as Nelson currently has the advantage on Bugenhagen with 40 seconds left in the second
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:44 
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Score still remains tied at 0-0
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:44 
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[Comment From Wisconsin Wrestling FanWisconsin Wrestling Fan: ] 
Get out Eric !!
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:44 Wisconsin Wrestling Fan
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Bugenhagen escapes and leads Nelson, 1-0 to start the final period
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:44 
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Nelson is given his first caution of the afternooon
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:45 
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Nelson escapes and the score is now 1-1
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:45 
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[Comment From scottscott: ] 
need a take down here Eric
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:47 scott
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30 seconds to go
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:47 
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Nelson gets a warning and the score is 1-1 with 15 seconds left
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:47 
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Nelson defeats Bugenhagen, 2-1 with 1:48 of riding time
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:48 
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The Badgers defeat Minnesota, 19-17 to walk away with third place at this year's NWCA/Cliff Keen National duals
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:48 
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Wisconsin is now 8-1 overall in dual action
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:48 
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[Comment From WedgeWedge: ] 
Great victory!!!
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:48 Wedge
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Thanks for tuning in!
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:49 
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Badgers return to the UW Field House against Illinois on Jan. 16-----Hope to see you all there!
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:49 
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Gotta run before the bus leaves without me---have a great night!
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:49 
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[Comment From Wisconsin Wrestling FanWisconsin Wrestling Fan: ] 
Thanks again Allison !!
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:49 Wisconsin Wrestling Fan
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[Comment From scottaiascottaia: ] 
Great job Badgers, thanks Allison!
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:49 scottaia
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[Comment From polarbearspolarbears: ] 
that is a great win being short handed
Sunday January 9, 2011 4:49 polarbears
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