UNI Wrestling tops visiting UNC on criteria, 17-16
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The 15th-ranked Northern Iowa Panthers wrestling team scored a nail-biter of a win over the visiting North Carolina Tar Heels on the mat Monday night. The Panthers got the victory on tiebreaker criteria, 17-16, after the two teams were tied at the end of regulation.
Early on with the duel's score tied 3-3, UNI's Josh Alber scored a major decision over North Carolina's Rudy Yates at 141 pounds, winning 12-4 on five take downs. Other wins on the night for the Panthers included Jay Schwarm (125 pounds), Isaiah Patton (165 pounds), Taylor Lujan (174 pounds) and Drew Foster (184 pounds).