NCAA Releases First RPI, Second Coaches Panel Rankings
Seven Rutgers wrestlers appeared in the first NCAA RPI Rankings, released Friday afternoon. In addition, six Scarlet Knights were ranked in the second NCAA coaches panel rankings.
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Pagano Makes First Appearance in Intermat Top-20
The Rutgers wrestling team heads into its final dual of the season Sunday against Northwestern ranked No. 13 in the USA Today/ NWCA Division I Coaches Poll. The Scarlet Knights went 1-1 last weekend with a 25-9 win against Indiana and 23-18 loss at No. 4 Ohio State.
No. 14 Wrestling Held Off, 23-18, At No. 4 Ohio State
No. 14 Rutgers wrestling came away just short of the upset Monday night at No. 4 Ohio State. The Scarlet Knights (11-4, 5-3) prevailed in four of 10 matches on the evening, but lost a toss-up match at 165 pounds and surrendered major decisions late on three occasions.
No. 14 Wrestling Handles Hoosiers, 25-9
No. 14 Rutgers wrestling remained unbeaten at home with 25-9 dual win against Indiana Sunday at the Rutgers Athletic Center. Starting at 174 pounds, the Scarlet Knights (11-3, 5-2) won seven matches for their fifth Big Ten win of the season, tying the program record set in 2015-16.
Hoosiers Visit No. 14 Wrestling Sunday, No. 4 Ohio State Awaits Monday on BTN
Rutgers wrestling (10-3, 4-2) and Indiana (8-6, 1-4) will face off at noon on Super Bowl Sunday as the No. 14 Scarlet Knights look to remain unbeaten at the Rutgers Athletic Center this season. RU follows Sunday's dual with a quick turnaround at No. 4 Ohio State (8-1, 4-1) Monday night in a match televised live nationally on Big Ten Network.
Scarlet Knights Slide to No. 14 in NWCA Rankings, Face Indiana, No. 4 OSU Next
Rutgers wrestling fell two spots to No. 14 in the USA Today/NWCA Coaches Poll rankings following a 1-1 mark last weekend. RU (10-3, 4-2) fell to then-No. 15 Michigan, 19-13, before responding with a 24-12 win at Michigan State.
No. 11 Wrestling Drops Michigan State, 24-12
No. 11 Rutgers wrestling defeated Michigan State, 24-12, Sunday afternoon at Jenison Field House for its 10th victory of the season. The Scarlet Knights ended the dual with four consecutive victories to put the match away.