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Iowa's Thomas Gilman the top ranked wrestler at 125 pounds earned the Big Ten Wrestler of the week.  Gilman led the third-ranked Hawkeyes to wins over No. 13 Minnesota and No. 16 Wisconsin last week.  Gilman defeated Jens Lantz of Wisconsin with a 21-8 major decision before claiming victory over sixth-ranked Ethan Lizak of Minnesota with a pin at 5:58.

Gilman trailed  Lizak 8-0, before he rallied to pull within two points and then getting the pin to clinch the dual for the Hawkeyes.  Gilman earns the third Wrestler of the Week Award of his career.

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