Iowa's Pat Lugo lifts Minnesota's  Brayton Lee in the semis and went on to win the 149 Big Ten championship.

Luke Pletcher from Ohio State takedown Minnesota's Mitchell Hanover in the semis. Pletcher captured the 141 pound title.

Iowa's Alex Marinelli picked up a dramatic fall over Shayne Oster of Northwestern in 165 pound semifinal action in the Big Ten championships at Rutgers University. Iowa leads the tournament over Nebraska and Penn State.

Ohio State's Sammy Sasso counters Michigan's Kanen Store. Sasso won this semi and finished second at 149 pounds.


Vincenzo Joseph of Penn State lifts Isaiah White of Nebraska. Joseph won this semi but dropped a 3-2 decision in the 165 pound final.

Penn State's Shakur Rasheed upsets Iowa's Jacob Warner 3-1 with a late takedown at 197 pounds in the Big Ten quarters. Rasheed (Longwood HS) finished fourth due to injury.

Sebastian Rivera of Northwestern upsets Number #1 ranked and former NCAA champion Seth Gross of Wisconsin. Rivera scored a couple of late takedowns to win this Big Ten semifinal 7-6 en route to the 133 pound Big Ten title and the Outstanding Wrestler Award.

Alex Marinelli

Mark Hall of Penn State controls Purdue's Dylan Lady in the semis. Hall won the 174 pound Big Ten crown. 

Alex Marinelli

Nick Lee of Penn State brings Nebraska's Chad Red to the mat. Lee finished up second at 141 pounds.

Spencer Lee

Spencer Lee of Iowa is in deep on Jack Medley of Michigan in semifinal action in the Big Ten Championships held at Rutgers University. Lee went on to win the 125 pound Big Ten crown.

Gable Steveson of Minnesota works for a takedown on Alex Esposito of Rutgers. Steveson won this 285 pound quarterfinal with a first period fall and won in the final 8-6 over Michigan's Mason Parris.

Penn State's Roman Bravo-Young on the attack finished second at 133 pounds.

                           SEMI-FINAL RESULTS

  125-Spencer Lee (Iowa) tech fall Jack Medley (Michigan) 19-3

           Devin Schroder (Purdue) dec. Michael DeAugugustino (Northwestern) 6-0

   133-  Sebastian Rivera (Northwestern) dec. Seth Gross (Wisconsin) 7-6

            Roman Bravo-Young (Penn State) dec. Austin DeSanto (Iowa) 3-2

   141- Nick Lee (Penn State) dec. Chad Red (Nebraska) 7-5

            Luke Pletcher (Ohio State) maj.dec. vs Mitch McKee (Minnesota) 11-3

   149- Sammy Sasso (Ohio State) dec. Kanen Storr (Michigan) 3-0

            Pat Lugo (Iowa) dec. Brayton Lee (Minn) 4-1

   157- Ryan Deakin (Northwestern) dec. Will Lewan (Michigan) 8-2

           Kendall Coleman (Purdue) dec. Peyton Robb (Nebraska) 3-2

    165- Vincenzo Joseph (Penn State) dec. Isaiah White (Nebraska) 6-3

             Alex Marinelli (Iowa) pinned Shayne Oster (Northwestern) 2:41

    174- Michael Kemerer (Iowa) tech fall  Devin Skatzka (Minn) 22-9

             Mark Hall (Penn State) dec. Dylan Lydy (Purdue) 5-4

    184- Aaron Brooks (Penn State) vspinned Taylor Venz (Nebraska) 4:00

            Cameron Caffey (Michigan State) dec. Abe Assad (Iowa) 5-3

     197- Kollin Moore (Ohio State) dec. Lucas Davison (Northwestern) 16-5

              Eric Schultz (Nebraska) dec. Shakur Rasheed (Penn State) 4-3

     285- Mason Parris (Michigan) dec. Trent Hilger (Wisconsin) 4-0

              Gable Steveson (Minnesota) dec. Tony Cassioppi (Iowa) 9-4


 1. Iowa (140)

 2.  Nebraska (125)

 3.  Ohio State (103)

 4.  Penn State (99)  

 5. Purdue (82) 

 6.  Michigan (72)

 7.  Northwestern (69.5)

 8.  Wisconsin (61.5)

 9.  Minnesota (58.5)

10.Michigan State (57)