Archived Blog: Wrestling vs. South Dakota State

The Wisconsin wrestling team faced South Dakota State at the NWCA National Duals in Cedar Falls, Iowa on Jan. 8, 2011. 
 Wrestling vs. South Dakota State Gameday Blog(01/08/2011) 
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Welcome to the No. 4 Wisconsin wrestling vs. South Dakota State (at the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals) live blog. I am here in the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls, Iowa and look forward to giving you bout-by-bout updates as quickly as possible.
Saturday January 8, 2011 10:48 
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The Badgers enter the matchup with a 5-0 overall dual record. Wisconsin has captured victories over UNC-Greensboro, Virginia Tech, North Carolina, UT-Chattanooga and Northern Iowa thus far this season.
Saturday January 8, 2011 10:49 
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Wisconsin was up bright and early this morning for 7 a.m. weigh-in and has been amped to go ever since
Saturday January 8, 2011 10:50 
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Wisconsin is no stranger to multi-dual events. The Badgers swept UNC, UTC and VT in the one-day ACC Challenge Nov. 21 in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Saturday January 8, 2011 10:50 
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There may be some major changes in today's lineups due to injury, so I won't be able to provide you with a pre-match lineup---but I will keep you all updated as we move along with the event
Saturday January 8, 2011 10:54 
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Remember you can also follow live stats at NWCAOnline.com and check the scores of other duals from this year's tournament
Saturday January 8, 2011 10:54 
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There were forfeits from SDSU at 125 and 133, so this will be a rather quick dual this morning
Saturday January 8, 2011 10:55 
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However, as far as right now---all of the other weight classes will compete
Saturday January 8, 2011 10:57 
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We are just about ready to take the mat---it looks like SDSU's Tyler Johnson and Wisconsin's Tyler Graff will compete at 141 lbs.
Saturday January 8, 2011 10:58 
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As you all know, Tyler Graff is currently ranked No. 3 in the country at 133 lbs. with a 14-1 overall record
Saturday January 8, 2011 10:58 
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Graff most recently captured his second-straight Midlands title at 133 lbs. on Dec. 30
Saturday January 8, 2011 10:58 
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There are quite a few Wisconsin fans in the stands today at the UNI-Dome, which is always great to see. The UNI Dome is a huge facility and a great place to host such a large wrestling tournament
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:00 
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Kelliher and McQuade will represent the Badgers at 125 lbs, and 133 lbs., respectively for the official forfeit of SDSU at those weight classes
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:00 
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and here we go with Graff and Johnson at 141 lbs.
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:00 
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Graff already has the 4-1 advantage over Johnson with 1 54 left in the first period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:01 
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I apologize for the delay, my internet is being a bit slow at the moment
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:02 
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Graff now leads 7-1 with one nearfall and two takedowns----Johnson with an escape
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:02 
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The matchup is back at neutral with 25 seconds to go in the first frame
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:03 
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Graff earns another takedown and leads 9-2 at the end of the first period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:03 
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[Comment From SouthDakotaJackSouthDakotaJack: ] 
Thanks for the blog.
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:04 SouthDakotaJack
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Thank you for following!
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:04 
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Graff with another takedown and an escape and Johnson also earns an escape to make the score 12-3
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:05 
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Whoa Graff with another takedown----he leads Johnson, 14-3 with 50 seconds left in the second period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:05 
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Graff is looking to turn Johnson----but the referee says nothing
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:06 
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Graff with a nearfall in the last seconds of the second period----he now leads 16-3 to start the final period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:07 
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Graff records an 18-3 tech fall victory over Johnson in the first seconds of the third period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:07 
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We are now at the 149 lb. matchup----Wisconsin's Cole Schmitt vs. SDSU's James Hamilton
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:08 
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Schmitt leads 2-0 after capturing a takedown early in the first period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:09 
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Just under 1:50 remaining in the first frame
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:09 
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Schmitt currently holds the advantage over Hamilton----and there he goes---Schmitt gets a 3 point nearfall!
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:09 
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Schmitt now holds a 5-0 advantage over Hamilton with 55 seconds left in the first period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:10 
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Schmitt back with the advantage---looking to turn Hamilton
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:11 
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The return to the circle at neutral with 155 left in the second period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:11 
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Schmitt with a big takedown----he now holds a 7-0 advantage over Hamilton
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:12 
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They wrestle off the mat and return to the center circle---Hamilton down, Schmitt top
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:12 
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Schmitt has really come out explosive for this one and he isn't giving Hamilton any slack out there
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:13 
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Schmitt is No. 10 in the country after placing second at the 2010 Midlands last Thursday
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:14 
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With a nearfall in the final seconds of the second period----Schmitt now leads Hamilton, 9-0
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:14 
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[Comment From GuestGuest: ] 
Thanks for doing this.....I am monitoring from my couch in Madison.
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:14 Guest
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Schmitt pins Hamilton!
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:15 
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That pin was recorded at 5:31 and the Badgers now leads SDSU 23-0
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:15 
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We are now all set for the 157 lb. matchup where it is Wisconsin's Kalvin York vs. the Jackrabbit's Nick Flynn
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:16 
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Nice takedown by York-----he now leads Flynn 2-0
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:16 
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We'll take a break for a couple of seconds to patch up a small injury
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:17 
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We are back to action----the duo wrestles off the mat and Flynn is down and York is top
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:17 
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York almost pulls off a takedown but the score remains 2-0
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:18 
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Flynn with a quick escape with 50 seconds left in the first period---York leads, 2-1
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:19 
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According to the official stats, the Badgers currently lead the match 23-0 after SDSU had two forfeits at 125 and 133
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:21 
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Back to action at 157 lbs.---York currently trails York 4-2 with 1 minute left in the second period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:21 
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My internet is feeding in and out, so I apologize for any delays you may experience
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:22 
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Flynn still holds a 4-2 advantage over York with two escapes and one takedown---York has just one takedown
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:23 
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York chooses down to start the third period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:23 
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I currently don't have view of the Oregon St./American match for those who are wondering
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:24 
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We will take another break to mend an injury----there is currently 1:44 to go in the 157-pound match with York trailing Flynn, 4-2
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:24 
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Remember, you can follow bout-by-bout stats for all of the NWCA/Cliff Keen duals on NWCAOnline.com
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:25 
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Not much has happened at 157 lbs in the third period----Flynn still leads York 4-2 with 1:09 left in the matchup
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:25 
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After another break to put take on Flynn's toe----we are back to action
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:26 
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Flynn came out very aggressive after that toe taping----but the score remains 4-2 with 47 seconds left
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:27 
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With riding time, Flynn defeats York, 5-2
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:28 
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We are now at the 165-pound matchup----and this may be a surprise for some of you but it looks like Shawn Perry is wrestling for the Badgers at 165
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:29 
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He is up against John Nething II of South Dakota State
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:29 
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Perry gets a takedown with 2 minutes left in the first period and he leads 2-0
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:30 
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With this matchup---it looks like Andrew Howe will wrestle at 174 lbs. for the Badgers---but we'll see
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:30 
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Nething tries to escape, but Perry doesn't surrender and still leads Nething, 2-0 with 1:16 left in the first period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:31 
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Perry continues to lead with a nearfall with 1 minute to go-----Perry now boasts a 4-0 advantage over Nething with 49 seconds left in the first period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:31 
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Nething earns an escape with roughly 10 seconds left in the first period and the score is 4-1 (Perry) heading into the second period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:33 
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Nething chooses bottom to start the second and Perry still holds a strong advantage over the Jackrabbit
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:33 
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Perry racks up riding time and the competition goes off the mat---Perry still leads Nething, 4-1 with 50 seconds left in the second period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:35 
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Once again they wrestle off the mat---28 seconds left in the second frame
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:35 
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Nething gets a quick escape on Perry with 10 seconds left in the second period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:36 
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Enter the final period, Perry leads Nething 4-2
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:36 
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The duo starts at neutral to being the final frame
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:36 
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One minute remains in this matchup and it sounds like Wisconsin assistant coach JAred Frayer is telling Perry to go for a takedown
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:38 
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20 seconds to go!!!
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:38 
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Perry wins with a takedown at the end and riding time! Final score: Perry 7, Nething 2
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:39 
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And here we go-----Andrew Howe is out there for the Badgers at 174 lbs. against SDSU's Joe Rasmussen
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:40 
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I didn't quite get a chance to capture any of that matchup as Howe pinned Rasmussen at 1:15
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:41 
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Travis is up for the Badgers at 184 lbs.------he already leads his opponent 4-0 after a quick takedown and nearfall in the first minute of action
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:42 
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Scott Elliott of SDSU is struggling against Rutt who currently boasts a 4-0 advantage over him with 1:50 left in the first period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:42 
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Remember, Rutt has a 14-1 record on the season (excluding open tournaments) and most recently captured 1st place at 184 lbs. at the 2010 Midlands Championships at 184 lbs.
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:43 
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With 1:10 left in the first period---Rutt is racking up riding time and still leads 4-0
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:43 
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At the end of the first period, Rutt leads Elliott, 4-0
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:44 
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Rutt chooses bottom to begin the second frame
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:45 
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He earns an escape with 1:35 left in the second period and now leads Elliott, 5-0
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:45 
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They remain at neutral with 1 minute left in the second period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:45 
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After about 45 seconds at neutral, Rutt pulls a nice single-legged move to earn a takedown and now leads 7-0
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:46 
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Entering the third period, Rutt leads Elliot, 7-0
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:47 
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[Comment From NWI FanNWI Fan: ] 
Nice Mr. Howe!
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:47 NWI Fan
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Elliott chose neutral to begin the second period, but it looks like Rutt is about to get another takedown on him
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:47 
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and there he goes---Rutt with another takedown on Elliott with roughly 1:20 left in the third period!
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:48 
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Elliott gets an escape with roughly 1 minute left in the contest---but Rutt still leads 9-1
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:48 
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let's see if Rutt can hold off to notch the MD
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12 seconds to go----
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Rutt gets another takedown and with riding time he captures a 12-1 major decision over Elliott
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:49 
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With Trevor Brandvold still sidelined due to injury----Derrick Borlie is on the mat for the Badgers at 197 lbs.
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:50 
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In the first 40 seconds Borlie earns a takedown over SDSU's Cord Willers
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:51 
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Willers struggles to get into position and Borlie leads him off the mat
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:51 
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Borlie still holds the 2-0 lead over Willers with 1:24 left in the first period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:51 
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Borlie continues to earn riding time with 44 seconds to go in the first period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:52 
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At the end of the first period Borlie leads Willers, 2-0
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:53 
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Borlie chooses bottom to start the second period and earns a reversal right away
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:53 
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Borlie now boasts a 4-1 advantage over Willers
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:54 
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Borlie with a strong advantage over Willers, who is unable to escape
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:55 
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At the end of the second period, Borlie leads Willers, 4-0
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:55 
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Borlie with another takedown with roughly 1:20 left in the match---Borlie now leads Willers, 6-1
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:56 
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Willer's lone points came from an escape in the beginning of the third period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:57 
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With riding time, Borlie defeats Willers, 7-1
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:58 
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Now at heavyweight, Wisconsin's Eric Bugenhagen is competing against SDSU's Kevin Kelly
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:59 
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No. 18 Bugenhagen records a takedown on Kelly and leads 2-0 with 2:20 left in the first period
Saturday January 8, 2011 11:59 
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Not much has happened since Bugenhagen's takedown---Bugenhagen still leads 2-0 and is currently earning riding time on Kelly
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:01 
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Kelly seems a little tired as Bugenhagen continues to wrestle him off the mat
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:02 
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I spoke to soon, Kelly earns an escape with roughly 38 seconds left in the first period
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:03 
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Bugenhagen leads 2-1
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:03 
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Bugenhagen chooses down to start the second period
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:03 
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Bugenhagen earns an escape right off the bat and now leads, 3-1 with 1:42 left in the second frame
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:04 
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These two continue to battle at a neutral position with 50 seconds left in the second period
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:05 
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Coaches on each end are asking for a little more action from their respective wrestlers
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:05 
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At the end of the second period, Bugehagen leads Kelly, 3-1
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:06 
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Kelly chooses bottom to begin the third period and gets an escape within the first 15 seconds
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:06 
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Bugenhagen now leads Kelly, 3-2 with 1:24 left in the matchup
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:06 
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With one minute left the duo are at a neutral position but Bugenhagen is looking to make a strong move
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:07 
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The battle goes out of bounds with 37 seconds to go
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:08 
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We are back to neutral with 16 seconds left in the contest
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:08 
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Bugenhagen wins! ----with riding time he defeats Kelly, 4-2
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:08 
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[Comment From Kevin SturlaugsonKevin Sturlaugson: ] 
Nice duel for the Badgers!!!!
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:09 Kevin Sturlaugson
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The Badgers are now 6-0 in dual action and compete again at 3 p.m. against the winner of the Oregon State vs. American matchup, which is taking place right now
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:09 
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You can check the scores of the Oregon State vs. American dual at NWCA online----that dual is currently in the 174 lb matchup
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:10 
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Thank you for tuning in---I'll return for more Badger wrestling action at 3:00 p.m. (CT) today!
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:10 
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[Comment From Kevin SturlaugsonKevin Sturlaugson: ] 
thanks for the blog, it is nice to have the play by play
Saturday January 8, 2011 12:18 Kevin Sturlaugson
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