Friday's Big Ten Conference wrestling dual in Minneapolis will be a battle of titans.
University of Iowa redshirt freshman Brandon Sorensen has been named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week for the second time this season, the conference office announced Tuesday.
No. 3 Brandon Sorensen knocks off defending national champion No. 1 Jason Tsirtsis to lead the Hawkeyes against Northwestern.
University of Iowa freshman Brandon Sorensen tagged the defending 149-pound national champion with just the fourth setback of his career -- and first since Jan. 10, 2014 -- on Friday inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
There won't be a large number of marquee head-to-head bouts Friday when the top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team hosts No. 19 Northwestern, but when ranked competitors collide, it will be worth the price of admission.
Alex Meyer got his Carver-Hawkeye Arena moment and the top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team clawed its way to a 25-12 victory over No. 11 Illinois on Friday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.