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UNI wrestlers fall short in upset bid against #16 Nebraska

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- UNI and #16 Nebraska split matches evenly, each winning 5, but bonus points were the difference as the Huskers escaped with an 18-15 win.

UNI picked up wins from Caleb Flores (125 lbs.), Joey Lazor (141 lbs.), Brett Robbins (149 lbs.), David Bonin (157 lbs.) and Ryan Loder (184 lbs.).

The difference in the match came at 165 pounds where the Huskers Jordan Burroughs scored a tech fall against John Simon.  Nebraska also tallied a major decision at 197 as Andy Johnson defeated Jarion Beets.

Nebraska's victory snapped a 2 match winning streak that UNI brought into Sunday.

Online reporter Mark Woodley

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