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Michael Kemerer fights an injury during a match against Ohio State’s No. 5 Ethan Smith in session one of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, March 5, 2022. Kemerer defeated Smith in a 174-pound match, 5-4.

Banged up Iowa men’s wrestling team plays it safe at Big Tens, eyes NCAA Tournament

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 6, 2022

The Iowa men’s wrestling team finished the 2022 Big Ten Championships with one individual champion: 165-pounder Alex Marinelli. The Hawkeyes placed third in the team standings with 129.5 points. Four...

Michigan’s No. 5 Patrick Brucki holds up the Big Ten Championship trophy after session five of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, March 6, 2022. Michigan won the Big Ten Championship with 143.

Photos: Session five of the 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Grace Smith and Jerod Ringwald March 6, 2022

No. 3 Michigan won the 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships overall team score with 143 points at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday. The Wolverines toppled No. 1 Penn State and No. 2 Iowa...

Iowa’s No. 2 Alex Marinelli raises his hand after earning first place during session five of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, March 6, 2022. Marinelli defeated Michigan’s No. 4 Cameron Amine  in a 165-pound match, 2-1.

Iowa men’s wrestler Alex Marinelli claims fourth individual Big Ten Championship

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 6, 2022

As Michigan hoisted the 2022 Big Ten Men’s Wrestling Championship trophy, Iowa’s Alex Marinelli stood by himself matside. When the Wolverines were done celebrating, “The Bull” disappeared down...

Big Ten trophies sit near the mat during the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, March 6, 2022.

Live results | Four Iowa men’s wrestlers compete in 2022 Big Ten Championship Finals

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 6, 2022

Seven Iowa men's wrestlers will compete is Session V of the 2022 Big Ten Championships Saturday afternoon. Senior 133-pounder Austin DeSanto, 141-pounder Jaydin Eierman, 165-pounder Alex Marinelli,...

Michigan’s No. 11 Kanen Storr drives down Penn State’s No. 7 Beau Bartlett  during session four of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, March 6, 2022. Barlett defeated Storr in a 149-pound match by decision to earn seventh place, 3-1.

Photos: Session four of the 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Grace Smith and Jerod Ringwald March 6, 2022

Big Ten wrestlers hit the mat for Session four of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday. Michigan leads in points with 132. Iowa follows in second at 122.5...

Iowa head coach Tom Brands laughs at Iowa’s No. 4 Jacob Warner over Michigan State’s No. 3 Cameron Caffey after a victory during session four of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, March 6, 2022. Warner defeated Caffey in a 197-pound match, 5-1.

Live results | Iowa men’s wrestling competes in Session IV of 2022 Big Ten Championships

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 6, 2022

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nine Iowa men's wrestlers will hit the mat at Pinnacle Bank Arena Sunday. Senior 133-pounder Austin DeSanto, 141-pounder Jaydin Eierman, 165-pound Alex Marinelli, and heavyweight...

Iowa’s No. 2 Tony Cassioppi celebrates after defeating Penn State’s No. 3 Greg Kerkvliet, 6-4, during session three of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

Four Iowa men’s wrestlers advance to Big Ten Championship Finals

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 5, 2022

LINCOLN, Neb. — As reporters waited for a press conference with Iowa men’s wrestling head coach Tom Brands to begin on Saturday evening, Tony Cassioppi lumbered past Pinnacle Bank Arena’s media...

Iowa’s No. 4 Max Murin lifts Michigan State’s No. 13 Peyton Omania during session one of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, March 5, 2022. Murin defeated Omania by major decision, 12-0.

Live results | Iowa men’s wrestling competes in Session II and III of 2022 Big Ten Championships

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 5, 2022

LINCOLN, Neb. — True freshman 125-pounder Drake Ayala, 157-pounder Kaleb Young, 184-pounder Abe Assad, and 197-pounder Jacob Warner will all compete in Session II of the 2022 Big Ten Championships...

Three mats feature wrestlings during session one of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, March 5, 2022. After session one, Michigan leads with 68.5 points.

Photos: Session one of the 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Jerod Ringwald and Grace Smith March 5, 2022

Session one of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships kicked off at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday. Michigan leads in points with 68.5. Penn State and Iowa follow close behind with 67.5...

Iowa’s No. 6 Drake Ayala raises his hand to celebrate winning a match during session one of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, March 5, 2022. Ayala defeated Michigan State’s No. 11 Tristan Lujan in the 125-pound match, 4-0.

Live results | Iowa men’s wrestling team competes in Session I of Big Ten Championships

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 5, 2022

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Iowa men's wrestling team's campaign for a third straight Big Ten Championship begins at 10 a.m. at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Five Hawkeyes won't participate in first-round action....

Iowa’s No. 5 165-pound Alex Marinelli battles Wisconsins No. 6 Dean Hamiti during a wrestling meet between No. 2 Iowa and No. 9 Wisconsin in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. Marinelli defeated Hamiti by decision, 8-5. The Hawkeyes defeated the Badgers, 29-6.

Iowa men’s wrestler Alex Marinelli chasing fourth Big Ten title

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 1, 2022

There is no secret ingredient to the success Iowa men’s wrestler Alex Marinelli has cooked up at the Big Ten Championships over the last three years. The senior 165-pounder has claimed an individual...

Carver-Hawkeye Arena is seen empty after a men’s basketball game on Dec. 22, 2020.

Opinion | Daily Iowan staffers reflect on 2020 sports cancellations, postponements

Daily Iowan Staff March 16, 2021

When sports shut down in March of 2020, The Daily Iowan staffers witnessed it first-hand. Then-Sports Editor Robert Read and Pregame Editor Pete Ruden were in Indianapolis to cover the Big Ten Men’s...

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