Huskers Wrestling to compete at Midlands Championships

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Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications

LINCOLN-The No. 7 Nebraska wrestling team (7-0) makes its final appearance before the New Year at the Midlands Championships, Dec. 29-30, at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill. The first three sessions will be streamed on BTN2Go with the final session set to be televised on the Big Ten Network.

Thursday’s action begins with Session I at 9:30 a.m. (CT) and the second session is set for 7 p.m. (CT). Session III starts on Friday at noon (CT) with Session IV set for 7 p.m. (CT). The last time out the Huskers defeated No. 9 NC State (22-10) and North Carolina (30-6) on the road, Dec. 9-10. Up next the Huskers return home to host defending national champion Penn State at the Devaney Center on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 2 p.m. (CT).

So far this season Nebraska has outscored its seven dual opponents by a combined score of 222-43 and has won 57 of 70 individual matches in dual competition. The team is ranked 7th as a team in the latest NWCA/USA Today Coaches Poll (Dec. 20).