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Hawkeye Wrestling Opens Big Ten Schedule


The top-ranked Iowa wrestling team (14-0) will open the 2010 Big Ten dual season on the road with matches at Michigan (4-7) and Purdue (10-4). The Hawkeyes will wrestle Michigan Friday at 6 p.m. (CT) at Cliff Keen Arena in Ann Arbor. Then they will face Purdue Sunday at Noon (CT) at Lowell High School Gymnasium in Lowell, IN.

The Hawkeyes have won their last 52 dual matches, which is a school record. The current streak started with a win over Cornell (32-3) on Jan. 12, 2008, which was the first match after Iowa lost to Oklahoma State (19-14) on Jan. 5.

The Hawkeyes have won 36 consecutive duals on the road, which is also a school record. That streak started with a 20-13 win at Iowa State on Dec. 9, 2007.

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