February 9, 2018

Rivals ‘Clash at The Crisler’

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Feb. 9, 2018

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Rivalry tension takes to the wrestling mat this week with a Top-5 dual in Ann Arbor on Sunday (Feb. 11) at 6 p.m.ET. The No. 2 Buckeyes (12-1, 7-1 B1G) vs. No. 4 Wolverines (9-2, 6-1 B1G) `Clash at the Crisler’ will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2 inside the nearly 13,000-seat capacity Crisler Center.

EVENT COVERAGE
TV: ESPN2
Online stream: ESPN app or WatchESPN
Live Scoring
Twitter updates: @wrestlingbucks Complete Match Notes  PROBABLE LINEUPS

EXPECT TO SEE FIREWORKS
Sunday night’s probable lineups include:
19 nationally-ranked opponents
3 NCAA Champions
12 All-Americans

VEGAS VENGEANCE
Potentially four rematches from the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational back in early December will occur Sunday in Ann Arbor. The previous results from earlier this season included:

Luke Pletcher (OSU) dec. Stevan Micic (UM); D, 7-5
Alec Pantaleo (UM) dec. Micah Jordan (OSU); D, 10-3
Bo Jordan (OSU) dec. Myles Amine (UM); D, 6-4
Myles Martin (OSU) dec. Domenic Abounader (UM); D, 8-5

IT’S BEEN AWHILE
It has have been over 34 months since Kyle Snyder last suffered a collegiate loss (March 21, 2015). By the time he takes the mat Sunday night in Ann Arbor, a total of 1,058 days will have passed since that defeat.

LOADED LINEUP
Ohio State’s expected `starting 10′ for the postseason owns a combined season record of 157-21 (.882). When going up against nationally-ranked opponents (Top-20 according to Intermat at the time of the bout), the same 10 Buckeyes have combined for a .635 winning percetnage (33-19) thus far in 2017-18.

vs. Nationally-Ranked
Tomasello 2-1, Pletcher 4-0, McKenna 2-1, Hayes 5-4, M. Jordan 2-3, Campbell 2-6, B. Jordan 3-3, Martin 6-1, Moore 6-0, Snyder 1-0.

UNBEATEN BUCKEYES
Luke Pletcher (22-0)
Kyle Snyder (7-0)
Cody Burcher (6-0)

POUND-FOR-POUND
FloWrestling maintains a `pound-for-pound’ Top-20 and Ohio State represents 20-percent of the group. The Buckeyes included are No. 1 Kyle Snyder, No. 11 Myles Martin, No. 12 Nathan Tomasello and No. 13 Bo Jordan.