Oklahoma State and Penn State remain top two teams in WIN's team rankings

By Mike Finn, WIN Magazine | Jan. 09, 2017, 4:12 p.m. (ET)
NEWTON, Iowa — For the next three weeks, the top four schools in WIN’s Jan. 9 rankings and Tournament Power Index, presented by Cliff Keen Athletic, will meet each other, beginning with this Sunday’s dual between top-ranked Oklahoma State and No. 3 Iowa.

This will be the first dual of 2017 for the Cowboys, whose last competition was winning the 2017 Southern Scuffle championship on Jan. 2. The Hawkeyes are coming off road victories at Michigan and Michigan State.

Meanwhile in coming weeks, the Hawkeyes will play host to both No. 2 Penn State on Jan. 20 and No. 4 Ohio State on Jan. 27. The Nittany Lions are coming off road wins at Minnesota and Nebraska, while Ohio State defeated Wisconsin last weekend in Madison. The Buckeyes’ Jan. 8 dual with Rutgers was postponed until Feb. 6 because of travel difficulties.

The Nittany Lions, the defending NCAA champs, will also face Ohio State in a road dual in Columbus, Ohio, on Feb. 2.

In WIN’s Jan. 9 Tournament Power Index, Oklahoma State (with 100 TPI points) and Penn State (95.5) remain the top two teams as the Cowboys feature a ranked wrestler at all ten weights, compared to nine by the Nittany Lions. These two teams are not scheduled for a dual meet this season unless they are matched up the weekend of Feb. 17-19 in the NWCA National Duals Series, where the top eight Big Ten teams will feature highly-ranked non-Big Ten teams.

WIN’s TPI point totals are broken down by the following individual rankings: 1st – 20 (16 AA points + 4 advancement points); 2nd – 16 (12+4); 3rd – 13.5 (10+3.5); 4th – 12.5 (9+3.5); 5th – 10 (7+3); 6th – 9 (6+3); 7th – 6.5 (4+2.5); 8th – 5.5 (3+2.5). Additional points for other rankings include: 9th/12th – 2; 13th/16th – 1.5; 17th-20th – 1. TPI points will be lower than the final actual NCAA tournament points because it does not include bonus points.

WIN’s Jan. 9, 2017 Team Dual Rankings

Rk

School

Prev

W-L

1

Oklahoma State

1st

5-0

2

Penn State

2nd

6-0

3

Iowa

3rd

7-0

4

Ohio State

4th

6-0

5

Virginia Tech

6th

7-1

6

Nebraska

7th

7-1

7

Missouri

5th

5-2

8

Cornell

8th

4-1

9

NC State

9th

4-1

10

Lehigh

10th

5-1

11

Rutgers

12th

7-1

12

Illinois

11th

2-1

13

Minnesota

13th

3-2

14

Central Michigan

14th

2-0

15

Michigan

15th

3-2

16

Wisconsin

16th

3-1

17

South Dakota State

17th

6-2

18

Stanford

18th

3-1

19

Arizona State

19th

3-1

20

Pittsburgh

20th

4-2

21

Northern Iowa

21st

4-2

22

Oklahoma

22nd

2-3

23

Appalachian State

23rd

9-2

24

Virginia

25th

5-2

25

North Carolina

NR

4-3

WIN’s Jan. 9, 2017 NCAA Div. I Tournament Power Index (TPI)

Total

Top 8

TPI

Rk

School              

Wrs

Wrs   

Points

1

Oklahoma State

10

8

100

2

Penn State

9

6

95.5

3

Iowa

8

6

88

4

Ohio State

8

5

77

5

Virginia Tech

6

6

76

6

Nebraska

7

5

59.5

7

Cornell

7

3

53.5

8

Missouri

5

4

53.5

9

Illinois

5

2

37.5

10

Minnesota

7

2

33.5

11

Wisconsin

5

2

33

12

Lehigh

8

3

32.5

13

Arizona State

4

3

32

14

Michigan

4

2

26.5

15

Stanford

6

1

22.5

16

NC State

5

1

20

17

South Dakota St

4

2

19

18

Virginia

3

3

18.5

19

Northern Iowa

6

2

18

20

Princeton

4

1

17

21

Rutgers

6

1

15.5

22

North Dakota St

1

1

13.5

23t

Duke

3

1

12

23t

Central Michigan

3

1

12

25t

Rider

2

1

11.5

25t

North Carolina

3

1

11.5

27

Indiana

3

1

11

28

Iowa State

3

1

10

29

Wyoming

4

1

9.5

30t

Pitt

3

1

8.5

30t

Old Dominion

3

1

8.5

32

West Virginia

2

1

7.5

33

Penn

2

1

7

34

Edinboro

4

0

6.5

35

Bucknell

3

0

4.5

36

Oklahoma

3

0

4

37t

Army

2

0

3.5

37t

Northern Illinois

2

0

3.5

37t

Drexel

2

0

3.5

40

Chattanooga

2

0

3

41t

CSU Bakersfield

2

0

2.5

41t

Ohio U.

2

0

2.5

41t

Eastern Michigan

2

0

2.5

44t

Oregon State

1

0

2

44t

American U.

1

0

2

44t

Maryland

2

0

2

44t

Buffalo

2

0

2

44t

Hofstra

1

0

2

49t

SIUE

1

0

1.5

49t

Gardner-Webb

1

0

1.5

49t

Navy

1

0

1.5

49t

Binghamton

1

0

1.5

49t

Campbell U.

1

0

1.5

49t

Appalachian St

1

0

1.5

55t

Clarion

1

0

1

55t

Northwestern

1

0

1

55t

Michigan State

1

0

1

55t

Cal Poly

1

0

1

WIN’s Jan. 9, 2017  NCAA Div. I Individual Rankings

125 Pounds    

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Name

Prev.

Yr.

School

1

Thomas Gilman

(1st)

Sr.

Iowa

2

Joey Dance

(2nd)

Sr.

Virginia Tech

3

Josh Rodriguez

(3rd)

Sr.

North Dakota State

4

Nick Suriano

(4th)

Fr.

Penn State

5

Tim Lambert

(5th)

Sr.

Nebraska

6

Ethan Lizak

(6th)

So.

Minnesota

7

Jack Mueller

(7th)

Fr.

Virginia

8

Darian Cruz

(8th)

Jr.

Lehigh

9

Sean Russell

(10th)

So.

Edinboro

10

Josh Terao

(11th)

Jr.

American U.

11

Dylan Peters

(12th)

Sr.

Northern Iowa

12

Jose Rodriguez

(9th)

RFr.

Ohio State

13

Nathan Kraisser

(13th)

Sr.

Campbell U.

14

Nick Piccininni

(14th)

RFr.

Oklahoma State

15

Alfredo Rodriguez

(16th)

Sr.

SIUE

16

Shakur Laney

(19th)

So.

Ohio U.

17

Johnny Jimenez

(NR)

Jr.

Wisconsin

18

Gabe Townsell

(18th)

Fr.

Stanford

19

Noah Gonser

(17th)

RFr.

Eastern Michigan

20

Elijah Oliver

(20th)

So.

Indiana

133 Pounds                                                                

Rk

Name

Prev.

Yr.

School

1

Cory Clark

(1st)

Sr.

Iowa

2

Nathan Tomasello

(2nd)

Jr.

Ohio State

3

Eric Montoya

(3rd)

Sr.

Nebraska

4

Zane Richards

(4th)

Sr.

Illinois

5

Seth Gross

(5th)

So.

South Dakota State

6

Kaid Brock

(6th)

So.

Oklahoma State

7

Steven Micic

(7th)

Fr.

Michigan

8

Dom Forys

(8th)

Jr.

Pitt

9

Scott Parker

(9th)

So.

Lehigh

10

Josh Alber

(10th)

Jr.

Northern Iowa

11

Kevin Devoy

(11th)

Sr.

Drexel

12

Jamal Morris

(12th)

So.

NC State

13

Mitch McKee

(13th)

Fr.

Minnesota

14

Earl Hall

(14th)

Sr.

Iowa State

15

Connor Schram

(15th)

Jr.

Stanford

16

Mark Grey

(16th)

Sr.

Cornell

17

Tyler Goodwin

(17th)

Jr.

Maryland

18

Bryan Lantry

(20th)

So.

Buffalo

19

Cameron Kelly

(18th)

So.

Ohio U.

20

Scott DelVecchio

(NR)

Jr

Rutgers

141 Pounds                                

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Name

Prev.

Yr.

School

1

Dean Heil

(1st)

Jr.

Oklahoma State

2

Joey McKenna

(2nd)

So.

Stanford

3

Kevin Jack

(3rd)

Jr.

NC State

4

Matt Kolodzik

(4th)

Fr.

Princeton

5

Anthony Ashnault

(5th)

Jr.

Rutgers

6

Joseph Ward

(6th)

Sr.

North Carolina

7

George DiCamillo

(7th)

Sr.

Virginia

8

Bryce Meredith

(8th)

Jr.

Wyoming

9

Randy Cruz

(9th)

Sr.

Lehigh

10

Jaydin Eierman

(10th)

RFr.

Missouri

11

Tyler Smith

(11th)

Jr.

Bucknell

12

Logan Everett

(12th)

Sr.

Army

13

Colton McCrystal

(13th)

Jr.

Nebraska

14

Topher Carton

(19th)

Sr.

Iowa

15

Jimmy Gulibon

(NR)

Sr.

Penn State

16

Tommy Thorn

(14th)

So.

Minnesota

17

Brock Zacherl

(17th)

So.

Clarion

18

Russell Rohlfing

(18th)

RFr.

CSU Bakersfield

19

Luke Pletcher

(NR)

Fr.

Ohio State

20

Cole Martin

(15th)

RFr.

Wisconsin

149 Pounds                                                                

Rk

Name

Prev.

Yr.

School

1

Zain Retherford

(1st)

Jr.

Penn State

2

Brandon Sorensen

(2nd)

Jr.

Iowa

3

Anthony Collica

(3rd)

Sr.

Oklahoma State

4

Lavion Mayes

(4th)

Sr.

Missouri

5

Micah Jordan

(5th)

So.

Ohio State

6

Justin Oliver

(6th)

So.

Central Michigan

7

Solomon Chishko

(7th)

So.

Virginia Tech

8

Max Thomsen

(8th)

RFr.

Northern Iowa

9

Patricio Lugo

(9th)

So.

Edinboro

10

Laike Gardner

(10th)

Sr.

Lehigh

11

Joey Delgado

(12th)

Sr.

Oregon State

12

Davion Jeffries

(13th)

So.

Oklahoma

13

Sam Speno

(14th)

Sr.

NC State

14

Steve Bleise

(16th)

So.

Northern Illinois

15

Matt Cimato

(17th)

Sr.

Drexel

16

Joey Galasso

(18th)

So.

Cornell

17

Alfred Bannister

(19th)

So.

Maryland

18

Cole Mendenhall

(11th)

So.

Wyoming

19

Anthony Giraldo

(NR)

Sr.

Rutgers

20

Jordan Laster

(20th)

Sr.

Princeton

157 Pounds                                  

Rk

Name

Prev.

Yr.

School

1

Jason Nolf

(1st)

So.

Penn State

2

Dylan Palacio

(2nd)

Sr.

Cornell

3

Joe Smith

(3rd)

So.

Oklahoma State

4

Michael Kemerer

(4th)

RFr.

Iowa

5

Tyler Berger

(5th)

So.

Nebraska

6

Jordan Kutler

(6th)

RFr.

Lehigh

7

Joey Lavallee

(7th)

Sr.

Missouri

8

Andrew Atkinson

(8th)

Jr.

Virginia

9

Josh Shields

(10th)

RFr.

Arizona State

10

Jake Short

(9th)

Jr.

Minnesota

11

Colin Heffernan

(11th)

Jr.

Central Michigan

12

Brian Murphy

(12th)

Sr.

Michigan

13

Trevor Lopez

(13th)

Sr.

Bucknell

14

Colin Holler

(14th)

Jr.

South Dakota State

15

Russell Parsons

(16th)

Sr.

Army

16

Archie Colgan

(15th)

Jr.

Wyoming

17

John Van Brill

(17th)

So.

Rutgers

18

DaWaylon Barnes

(18th)

Jr.

Oklahoma

19

Paul Fox

(19th)

So.

Stanford

20

Colt Shorts

(NR)

Sr.

Cal Poly

165 Pounds

Rk

Name

Prev.

Yr.

School

1

Isaiah Martinez

(1st)

Jr.

Illinois

2

Logan Massa

(2nd)

Fr.

Michigan

3

Isaac Jordan

(3rd)

Sr.

Wisconsin

4

Daniel Lewis

(4th)

So.

Missouri

5

Chad Walsh

(5th)

Jr.

Rider

6

Vincenzo Joseph

(7th)

RFr.

Penn State

7

Anthony Valencia

(8th)

RFr.

Arizona State

8

Bryce Steiert

(9th)

So.

Northern Iowa

9

Dylan Cottrell

(6th)

Sr.

West Virginia

10

Jake Faust

(10th)

Jr.

Duke

11

Chandler Rogers

(11th)

So.

Oklahoma State

12

Mitch Minotti

(13th)

Sr.

Lehigh

13

Austin Matthews

(14th)

Jr.

Edinboro

14

Branson Ashworth

(15th)

So.

Wyoming

15

Nick Wanzek                   

(16th)

Jr.

Minnesota

16

TeShan Campbell

(18th)

So.

Pitt

17

Seldon Wright

(19th)

So.

Old Dominion

18

Keaton Subjeck

(20th)

Jr.

Stanford

19

Drew Hughes

(17th)

Fr.

Michigan State

20

Brandon Womack

(NR)

RFr.

Cornell

174 Pounds                                                                

Rk

Name

Prev.

Yr.

School

1

Zach Epperly

(1st)

Jr.

Virginia Tech

2

Bo Jordan

(2nd)

Jr.

Ohio State

3

Zahid Valencia

(3rd)

RFr.

Arizona State

4

Brian Realbuto

(4th)

Sr.

Cornell

5

Kyle Crutchmer

(5th)

Sr.

Oklahoma State

6

Ryan Preisch

(8th)

So.

Lehigh

7

Lelund Weatherspoon

(7th)

Sr.

Iowa State

8

Casey Kent

(6th)

Sr.

Penn

9

Taylor Lujan

(9th)

RFr.

Northern Iowa

10

Zac Brunson

(10th)

Sr.

Illinois

11

Myles Amine

(13th)

RFr.

Michigan

12

Geno Morelli

(12th)

Sr.

Penn State

13

Alex Meyer

(11th)

Sr.

Iowa

14

Jadaen Bernstein

(14th)

Jr.

Navy

15

Ethan Ramos

(15th)

Jr.

North Carolina

16

Jonathan Schleifer

(16th)

Jr.

Princeton

17

Devin Skatzka

(17th)

RFr.

Indiana

18

Jordan Pagano

(18th)

So.

Rutgers

19

David Kocer

(19th)

Jr.

South Dakota State

20

Connor Bass

(20th)

Sr.

Duke

184 Pounds                                                                

Rk

Name

Prev.

Yr.

School

1

Gabe Dean

(1st)

Sr.

Cornell

2

Bo Nickal

(3rd)

So.

Penn State

3

Timothy Dudley

(2nd)

Sr.

Nebraska

4

Nolan Boyd

(4th)

Sr.

Oklahoma State

5

Sammy Brooks

(5th)

Sr.

Iowa

6

Nathan Jackson

(6th)

Sr.

Indiana

7

Zach Zavatsky

(7th)

So.

Virginia Tech

8

Jack Dechow

(8th)

Sr.

Old Dominion

9

Myles Martin

(9th)

So.

Ohio State

10

Pat Downey

(10th)

Jr.

Iowa State

11

Mike Macchiavello

(12th)

Jr.

NC State

12

Emery Parker

(13th)

So.

Illinois

13

Nicholas Gravina

(11th)

Jr.

Rutgers

14

Steven Schneider

(14th)

Jr.

Binghamton

15

Bryce Carr

(15th)

Jr.

Chattanooga

16

Hunter Gamble

(16th)

Sr.

Gardner-Webb

17

Dakota Geer

(17th)

Fr.

Edinboro

18

Jordan Ellingwood

(18th)

Jr.

Central Michigan

19

Drew Foster

(19th)

So.

Northern Iowa

20

Chip Ness

(20th)

Jr.

North Carolina

197 Pounds                                

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Name

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Yr.

School

1

J'den Cox

(1st)

Sr.

Missouri

2

Brett Pfarr

(2nd)

Sr.

Minnesota

3

Jared Haught

(3rd)

Jr.

Virginia Tech

4

Preston Weigel

(4th)

So.

Oklahoma State

5

Kollin Moore

(5th)

RFr.

Ohio State

6

Aaron Studebaker

(6th)

Sr.

Nebraska

7

Nate Rotert

(7th)

Jr.

South Dakota State

8

Jake Smith

(8th)

Jr.

West Virginia

9

Kevin Beazley

(9th)

Jr.

Old Dominion

10

Brett Harner

(10th)

Sr.

Princeton

11

Shawn Scott

(11th)

Sr.

Northern Illinois

12

Matt McCutcheon

(12th)

Jr.

Penn State

13

Ryan Wolfe

(13th)

Sr.

Rider

14

Ricky Robertson

(14th)

Jr.

Wisconsin

15

Frank Mattiace

(15th)

So.

Penn

16

Matt Williams

(16th)

Jr.

CSU Bakersfield

17

Tom Sleigh

(17th)

Jr.

Bucknell

18

James Benjamin

(18th)

Sr.

Buffalo

19

Owen Scott

(19th)

Sr.

Cornell

20

Jake Berkowitz

(20th)

Sr.

Northwestern

             

Heavyweight

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Name

Prev.

Yr.

School

1

Kyle Snyder

(1st)

Jr.

Ohio State

2

Connor Medbery

(2nd)

Sr.

Wisconsin

3

Ty Walz

(3rd)

Sr.

Virginia Tech

4

Nick Nevills

(4th)

So.

Penn State

5

Tanner Hall

(5th)

So.

Arizona State

6

Jake Kasper

(6th)

Jr.

Duke

7

Sam Stoll

(7th)

So.

Iowa

8

Austin Schafer

(8th)

Sr.

Oklahoma State

9

Michael Kroells

(9th)

Sr.

Minnesota

10

Collin Jensen

(10th)

Sr.

Nebraska

11

Nathan Butler

(11th)

Jr.

Stanford

12

Michael Hughes

(12th)

Sr.

Hofstra

13

Denzel Dejournette

(13th)

Sr.

Appalachian State

14

Jared Johnson

(14th)

Sr.

Chattanooga

15

Ryan Solomon

(15th)

Jr.

Pitt

16

Gage Hutchison

(16th)

Jr.

Eastern Michigan

17

Brooks Black

(17th)

Jr.

Illinois

18

Doug Vollaro

(18th)

Sr.

Lehigh

19

Michael Boykin

(19th)

Jr.

NC State

20

Ross Larson

(20th)

Sr.

Oklahoma