Iowa Hawkeyes

Pinning Combination: Iowa-Iowa State wrestling preview

Plus, previewing Saturday's big prep wrestling tournaments

Iowa head wrestlng coach Tom Brands yells for two points as he watches the 133 pound match between Iowa's Austin DeSanto and Purdue's Ben Thornton during a wrestling meet at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Saturday, November 24, 2018. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette
Iowa head wrestlng coach Tom Brands yells for two points as he watches the 133 pound match between Iowa's Austin DeSanto and Purdue's Ben Thornton during a wrestling meet at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Saturday, November 24, 2018. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette

It’s Cy-Hawk week on the mat. On this week’s edition of the Pinning Combination, The Gazette’s K.J. Pilcher, The Predicament’s Wyatt Schultz and former Cedar Rapids Jefferson coach Dick Briggs break down Saturday’s Iowa-Iowa State wrestling dual, discuss what Michael Kemerer’s season-ending surgery means for the Hawkeyes and more.

Then, it’s the 2018-19 debut of the Pinning Combination’s prep wrestling segment. The guys discuss a few early-season results and preview some big tournaments coming up this weekend.

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