Penn State wrestling takes on Michigan State on Friday and No. 24 Illinois on Friday. Can Nick Lee get the No. 1 seed at Big Tens? Will Shakur Rasheed wrestle? Here’s five things to watch this weekend.
A pair of Penn State wrestlers moved up in the rankings this week after knocking off some Buckeyes. Nick Lee moved up to No. 2, and Roman Bravo-Young to No. 11 in InterMat’s poll on Tuesday. PSU remains the unanimous No. 1.
Penn State has four wrestlers that made the 2018 finals of their weight classes: Jason Nolf, Vincenzo Joseph, Mark Hall and Bo Nickal. They should all accomplish that feat again this season, but they might not be alone.
Ohio State wresting coach Tom Ryan called last year’s close loss to Penn State at Rec Hall “terribly painful,” at media availability on Feb. 7, 2019. He’s hoping his team returns the favor to the Nittany Lions on Friday.
Four Penn State students were charged four months after Pennsylvania state police used a helicopter and horses to disrupt and unruly crowd at a tailgate outside Beaver Stadium before the Penn State-Ohio State football game.