Feb. 11, 2012
Welcome to the 2012 NWCA National Duals Rutgers Regional! Today marks a special day in college wrestling with this new format for the National Duals. This year there are four regional sites (Rutgers, Cornell, Iowa State and Oklahoma State) that have six teams competing. The winner from each regional will earn a spot in the first ever NWCA National Duals Final Four next Sunday Feb. 18. A location of the final four will be announced sometime tomorrow.
Today you can follow the Gophers at the Rutgers Regional. Minnesota will face either Rutgers or Ken State this afternoon at 3 p.m. CST. You can also access links that will have live video feeds. RVison will broadcast any Rutgers dual and the championship dual as well.
Below you can also follow along with the Minnesota dual starting at 3:30 p.m. EST. Feel free to ask questions during the live blog. Teams wrestling today with Minnesota are: Cal Poly, Kent State, Michigan, Missouri and Rutgers.
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Petry Paces Gophers at University Nationals
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"M" Club Hall of Fame Welcomes 11
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