Iowa and UNI wrestlers hold top-five spots in coaches poll
Hawkeyes ranked third; No. 5 UNI hosts No. 17 Iowa State on Saturday at West Gym
The University of Iowa and University of Northern Iowa remain in the top five of the latest Amateur Wrestling News/National Wrestling Coaches Association/USA Today NCAA Division I Coaches Poll released Tuesday.
Iowa defeated Northwestern, 31-6, last Friday, holding its spot at third on the national list. The Hawkeyes improved to 12-2 overall and will host No. 11 Michigan (9-3) in their home finale Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, beginning at 2 p.m.
UNI has ascended to fifth in the rankings. The Panthers are one of three unbeaten teams on the list, posting a 9-0 dual mark. Fifth-ranked UNI hosts No. 17 Iowa State on Saturday at the West Gym, beginning at 5 p.m. The dual can be seen live on KCRG 9.2.
The Cyclones are 8-3, moving one spot to 17th this week.