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Penn State No. 1, Iowa No. 2, Michigan No. 3 in Jan. 17 WIN TPI rankings, heading into Nittany Lions at Wolverines dual

By Mike Finn, WIN Magazine | Jan. 17, 2022, 3:19 p.m. (ET)

Photos: Michigan’s Myles Amine (left), a four-time All-American and 2020 Olympic bronze medalist, is ranked No. 3 at 184 pounds after competing at 197 last season. He is expected to meet Penn State’s Aaron Brooks — one of four returning national champs for the Lions — this Friday when the Wolverines host top-ranked Penn State this Friday in Ann Arbor, Mich.

NEWTON, Iowa — The 2022 NCAA Division I Championships are two months away, but many of the sport’s top teams will learn a lot more of where they stand in their preparation for the Nationals in March over the next two weeks when several top teams face each other.

Based on the current Jan. 17 Tournament Power Index and Dual/Individual Rankings, presented by Cliff Keen, top-ranked Penn State will test its mettle this Friday when the Nittany Lions travel to Ann Arbor, Mich., and take on Michigan, rated No. 5 in WIN Dual Rankings and third in the TPI.

Among the most notable of Top-10 meetings between Penn State and Michigan include PSU’s No. 1 Nick Lee vs. UM’s No. 10 Stevan Micic at 141; PSU’s No. 1 Carter Starocci vs. UM’s No. 5 Logan Massa at 174; PSU’s No. 1 Aaron Brooks vs. UM’s No. 3 Myles Amine at 184; PSU’s No. 3 Max Dean vs. UM’s No. 6 Pat Brucki and PSU’s No. 4 Greg Kerkvliet vs. UM’s No. 2 Mason Parris at Hwt.

Meanwhile, second-ranked Iowa, which hosts Penn State on Jan. 28, will travel to Columbus, Ohio, this weekend to face No. 10 Ohio State, while No. 4 NC State will host No. 9 Virginia Tech in an ACC battle this Friday in Raleigh, N.C.

The following are WIN Magazine’s Tournament Power Index, Dual and Individual Rankings through Jan. 16 matches.

WIN’s Tournament Power Index predicts approximately how many NCAA points a team could score in Detroit in March at the Division I Championships based on where their individuals are ranked at this point in the season. Excluding bonus points, the TPI is based on numbers associated with individual placements/rankings based on our current rankings below: 20 points for 1st, 16 for 2nd, 13.5 for 3rd, 12.5 for 4th, 10 for 5th, 9 for 6th, 6.5 for 7th and 5.5 for 8th. Wrestlers ranked 9-12 earn two points each, followed by 1.5 points for wrestlers ranked 13-16 and 1 point for those ranked 17-20.

WIN Magazine’s Jan. 17 Tournament Power Index

Rk. School Total Rank Top 8 TPI Pts
1. Penn State 8 7 112.5
2. Iowa 10 6 88.5
3. Michigan 9 6 76.5
4. Oklahoma State 9 6 71
5. Arizona State 7 6 66
6. NC State 9 4 54
7. Cornell 6 2 47
8. Missouri 9 2 42.5
9. Nebraska 7 5 42
10t. Northwestern 5 3 38.5
10t. Ohio State 8 3 38.5
12t. Iowa State 5 2 35
12t. Stanford 3 3 35
12t. Virginia Tech 7 3 35
15. Minnesota 5 2 34.5
16. Cal Poly 3 2 32
17. Rutgers 4 3 29.5
18. North Carolina 4 2 22
19. Princeton 3 2 20
20. Northern Iowa 3 1 14.5
21. Wisconsin 6 1 13
22t. Appalachian State 1 1 12.5
22t. Lehigh 3 1 12.5
24. Wisconsin 4 1 12
25. West Virginia 2 1 11.5
26. Oregon State 5 0 9.5
27. Central Michigan 3 1 9
28t. Northern Colorado 1 1 9
28t. Illinois 3 1 7.5
30. Pitt 4 0 7
31t. Oklahoma 4 0 6
31t. Purdue 4 0 6
33t. Air Force 1 1 5.5
33t. Maryland 1 1 5.5
35. North Dakota State 3 0 4.5
36. Penn 3 0 4
37t. Army-West Point 2 0 3.5
37t. Campbell 2 0 3.5
37t. Columbia 3 0 3.5
37t. Duke 2 0 3.5
37t. Harvard 2 0 3.5
37t. Michigan State 2 0 3.5
37t. South Dakota Stater 2 0 3.5
44. Virginia 2 0 3
45t. Northern Illinois 2 0 2.5
45t. Utah Valley 2 0 2.5
47t. Binghamton 1 0 1.5
47t. Indiana 1 0 1.5
49t. Bucknell 1 0 1
49t. Chattanooga 1 0 1
49t. CSU-Bakersfield 1 0 1
49t. Navy 1 0 1

 

WIN Magazine’s Jan. 17 Dual Rankings

Rk School W-L Prev. Upcoming
1. Penn State 11-0 1st at Michigan (1/21), at Michigan State (1/23)
2. Iowa 10-0 2nd at Ohio State (1/21)
3. Oklahoma State 9-0 3rd vs. Lehigh (1/23)
4. NC State 6-1 4th vs. Virginia Tech (1/21)
5. Michigan 5-0 5th vs. Penn State (1/21), vs. Rutgers (1/23)
6. Missouri 6-2 6th at Oklahoma (1/20), vs. South Dakota State (1/22)
7. Wisconsin 7-0 12th vs. Nebraska (1/21), at Purdue (1/23)
8. Ohio State 5-1 8th vs. Iowa (1/21), vs. Maryland (1/23)
9. Virginia Tech 5-3 10th at NC State (1/21)
10. Minnesota 3-3 11th off until Jan. 28 (Michigan)
11. Nebraska 3-2 9th at Wisconsin (1/21), at Northwestern (1/23)
12. Cornell 4-2 13th vs. Harvard & Brown (1/22)
13. Iowa State 7-1 14th vs. Utah Valley & North Dakota State (1/23)
14. Arizona State 3-3 7th at Cal Poly (1/21), at CSU Bakersfield (1/23)
15. Rutgers 12-2 16th at Michigan State (1/21), at Michigan (1/23)
16. Lehigh 8-4 17th at Oklahoma State (1/23)
17. Princeton 1-2 NR vs. Columbia (1/22)
18. Purdue 7-3 15th vs. Illinois (1/21), vs. Wisconsin (1/23)
19. Pittsburgh 5-3 20th vs. Virginia
20. Michigan State 6-1 NR at Indiana (1/17), vs Rutgers (1/21), vs. Penn St. (1/23)
21. South Dakota State 7-1 22nd at Missouri (1/22), at SIUE (1/23)
22. Northwestern 2-3 21st vs. Nebraska (1/23)
23. Northern Iowa 2-5 23rd vs. Utah Valley & No. Dakota State (1/22)
24. Oklahoma 5-2 25th vs. Missouri (1/20), at Northern Illinois (1/23)
25. Illinois 2-2 18th at Purdue (1/23)

 

WIN Magazine’s Jan. 17 Individual Rankings

125 pounds

Rk. Name School Year Previous
1. Vito Arujau Cornell So. 1st
2. Nick Suriano Michigan Sr. 2nd
3. Pat Glory Princeton Jr. 3rd
4. Brandon Courtney Arizona State Jr. 4th
5. Killian Cardinale West Virginia Sr. 5th
6. Trevor Mastrogiovani Oklahoma State So. 7th
7. Michael DeAugustino Northwestern Jr. 6th
8. Drew Hildebrandt Penn State Sr. 8th
9. Eric Barnett Wisconsin Jr. 10th
10. Patrick McKee Minnesota Sr. 9th
11. Brandon Kaylor Oregon State So. 12th
12. Drake Ayala Iowa Fr. 13th
13. Jakob Camacho NC State So. 11th
14. Taylor Lamont Utah Valley Jr. 14th
15. Devin Schroeder Purdue Sr. 15th
16. Noah Surtin Missouri So. 17th
17. Brody Teske Northern Iowa So. 16th
18. Malik Heinselman Ohio State Sr. 18th
19. Joe Manchio Columbia Jr. NR
20. Sam Latona Virginia Tech RSFr. 20th

 

133 pounds

Rk. Name School Yr. Previous
1. Roman Bravo-Young Penn State Jr. 1st
2. Daton Fix Oklahoma State Jr. 2nd
3. Austin DeSanto Iowa Sr. 3rd
4. Chris Cannon Northwestern So. 4th
5. Michael McGee Arizona State Sr. 5th
6. Korbin Myers Virginia Tech Gr. 6th
7. Dylan Ragusin Michigan So. 7th
8. Lucas Byrd Illinois RSFr. 8th
9. Rayvon Foley Michigan State Jr. 9th
10. Michael Colaiocco Penn So. 10th
11. Jamie Hernandez North Carolina Jr. 11th
12. Malyke Hines Lehigh Fr. 12th
13. Micky Phillippi Pitt Jr. 13th
14. Sammy Alvarez Rutgers So. 14th
15. Tony Madrigal Oklahoma Sr. 15th
16. Devin Turner Oregon State Sr. 16th
17. Haiden Drury Utah Valley Fr. 17th
18. Kai Orine NC State Fr. 19th
19. Chance Rich CSU Bakersfield So. 20th
20. Brayden Palmer Chattanooga So. 18th

 

141 pounds

Rk. Name School Yr. Previous
1. Nick Lee Penn State Sr. 1st
2. Jaydin Eierman Iowa Sr. 2nd
3. Sebastian Rivera Rutgers Gr. 3rd
4. Real Woods Stanford Jr. 4th
5. Ian Parker Iowa State Sr. 5th
6. Andrew Alirez Northern Colorado RSFr. 6th
7. Kizhan Clark North Carolina Gr. 7th
8. Chad Red Nebraska Sr. 8th
9. Allan Hart Missouri Jr. 9th
10. Stevan Micic Michigan Gr. 10th
11. Clay Carlson South Dakota State So. 11th
12. Grant Willits Oregon State Jr. 12th
13. Dresden Simon Central Michigan Sr. 13th
14. Dylan D’Emilio Ohio State So. 15th
15. Cole Matthews Pitt Jr. 16th
16. Jake Bergeland Minnesota Sr. 17th
17. Ryan Jack NC State Fr. 18th
18. Matt Kasimir Columbia Jr. 19th
19. C.J. Composto Penn So. NR
20. Carter Young Oklahoma State Fr. 20th

 

149 pounds

Rk. Name School Yr. Previous
1. Yianni Diakomihalis Cornell Jr. 1st
2. Sammy Sasso Ohio State Jr. 2nd
3. Tariq Wilson NC State Sr. 3rd
4. Jon Millner Appalachian State Sr. 4th
5. Jaden Abas Stanford So. 5th
6. Kyle Parco Arizona State So. 7th
7. Bryce Andonian Virginia Tech So. 8th
8. Ridge Lovett Nebraska So. 9th
9. Yahya Thomas Northwestern Gr. 6th
10. Josh Finesilver Duke Jr. 10th
11. Mitch Moore Oklahoma Sr. 11th
12. Max Murin Iowa Sr. 17th
13. P.J. Ogunsanya Army-West Point Sr. 12th
14. Jarrett Degen Iowa State Sr. 13th
15. Josh Heil Campbell Sr. 15th
16. Austin Gomez Wisconsin Jr. 16th
17. Beau Bartlett Penn State RSFr. 14th
18. Kaden Gfeller Oklahoma State Sr. NR
19. Anthony Artalona Penn Jr. 19th
20. Josh Edmund Missouri Fr. 20th

 

157 pounds

Rk. Name School Yr. Previous
1. David Carr Iowa State So. 1st
2. Ryan Deakin Northwestern Gr. 2nd
3. Jacori Teemer Arizona State Jr. 3rd
4. Austin O’Connor North Carolina Jr. 6th
5. Brayton Lee Minnesota Jr. 4th
6. Peyton Robb Nebraska So. 5th
7. Ed Scott NC State Fr. 7th
8. Quincy Monday Princeton Jr. 8th
9. Wyatt Sheets Oklahoma State Sr. 9th
10. Jared Franek North Dakota State Jr. 10th
11. Jacob Wright Wyoming Sr. 11th
12. Kendall Coleman Purdue Jr. 12th
13. Josh Humphreys Lehigh Jr. 13th
14. Will Lewan Michigan So. 14th
15. Kaleb Young Iowa Sr. 15th
16. Jarrett Jacques Missouri Jr. 16th
17. Connor Brady Virginia Tech Fr. 17th
18. Justin Thomas Oklahoma Gr. 18th
19. Johnny Lovett Central Michigan RSFr. 19th
20. Andrew Cerniglia Navy So. 20th

 

165 pounds

Rk. Name School Yr. Previous
1. Evan Wick Cal Poly Sr. 1st
2. Keegan O’Toole Missouri RSFr. 2nd
3. Alex Marinelli Iowa Sr. 3rd
4. Shane Griffith Stanford Jr. 4th
5. Travis Wittlake Oklahoma State Jr. 5th
6. Carson Kharchla Ohio State RSFr. 6th
7. Dean Hamiti Wisconsin Fr. 7th
8. Anthony Valencia Arizona State Gr. 8th
9. Julian Ramirez Cornell Fr. 9th
10. Cameron Amine Michigan RSFr. 10th
11. Jake Wentzel Pitt Sr. 11th
12. Phillip Conigliaro Harvard Jr. 12th
13. Peyton Hall West Virginia So 13th
14. Luke Weber North Dakota State Sr. 14th
15. Josh Ogunsanya Columbia So. 15th
16. Izzak Olejnik Northern Illinois So. 16th
17. Zach Hartman Bucknell Sr. 18th
18. Justin McCoy Virginia So. 19th
19. Thomas Bullard NC State Gr. 20th
20. Cole Moody Wyoming So. 17th

 

174 pounds

Rk. Name School Yr. Previous
1. Carter Starocci Penn State RSFr 1st
2. Michael Kemerer Iowa Gr. 2nd
3. Mekhi Lewis Virginia Tech So. 3rd
4. Hayden Hidlay NC State Sr. 4th
5. Logan Massa Michigan Gr. 6th
6. Mikey Labriola Nebraska Sr. 7th
7. Ethan Smith Ohio State Sr. 5th
8. Dustin Plott Oklahoma State So. 9th
9. Austin Murphy Campbell Jr. 8th
10. Adam Kemp Cal Poly So. 10th
11. Chris Foca Cornell So. 12th
12. Ben Pasiuk Army So. 11th
13. Cade Devos South Dakota State So. 13th
14. Peyton Mocco Missouri So. 14th
15. Matt Finesilver Duke Sr. 16th
16. Hayden Hastings Wyoming Sr. 17th
17. Michael O’Malley Drexel Jr. 18th
18. Gerrit Nijenhuis Purdue So. 19th
19. Bailey O’Reilly Minnesota Sr. NR
20. Clay Lautt North Carolina Gr. NR

 

184 pounds

Rk. Name School Yr. Previous
1. Aaron Brooks Penn State So. 1st
2. Trent Hidlay NC State So. 2nd
3. Myles Amine Michigan Gr. 3rd
4. Parker Keckeisen Northern Iowa RSFr. 4th
5. Bernie Truax Cal Poly So. 6th
6. John Poznanski Rutgers RSFr. 5th
7. Dakota Geer Oklahoma State Sr. 7th
8. Kyle Cochran Maryland Sr. 8th
9. Trey Munoz Oregon State RSFr. 9th
10. Hunter Bolen Virginia Tech Jr. 10th
11. Kaleb Romero Ohio State Sr. 11th
12. Jonathan Loew Cornell Jr. 12th
13. Donnell Washington Indiana Jr. 13th
14. Marcus Coleman Iowa State Jr. 16th
15. Jeremiah Kent Missouri So. 15th
16. Abe Assad Iowa So. 17th
17. Tate Samuelson Wyoming Sr. 14th
18. Taylor Venz Nebraska Sr. NR
19. Zac Braunagel Illinois So. 18th
20. Brit Wilson Northern Illinois Jr. 19th

 

197 pounds

Rk. Name School Yr. Previous
1. A.J. Ferrari Oklahoma State RSFr. 1st
2. Rocky Elam Missouri RSFr. 2nd
3. Max Dean Penn State Jr. 3rd
4. Jacob Warner Iowa Sr. 5th
5. Eric Schultz Nebraska Sr. 6th
6. Patrick Brucki Michigan Sr. 8th
7. Stephan Buchanan Wyoming Jr. 4th
8. Greg Bulsak Rutgers Sr. 9th
9. Nino Bonaccorsi Pitt Jr. 10th
10. Yonger Bastida Iowa State So. 12th
11. Jay Aiello Virginia Sr. 13th
12. Kordell Norfleet Arizona State Gr. 11th
13. Lou Deprez Binghamton Jr. 14th
14. Cameron Caffey Michigan State Sr. 18th
15. Jake Woodley Oklahoma Sr. 7th
16. Thomas Penola Purdue Jr. 15th
17. Luke Stout Princeton Fr. 16th
18. Owen Pentz North Dakota State So. 19th
19. Gavin Hoffman Ohio State So. 17th
20. Isaac Trumble NC State RSFr. 20th

 

Heavyweight

Rk. Name School Yr. Previous
1. Gable Steveson Minnesota Jr. 1st
2. Mason Parris Michigan Jr. 2nd
3. Cohlton Schultz Arizona State RSFr. 3rd
4. Greg Kerkvliet Penn State RSFr. 4th
5. Tony Cassioppi Iowa Jr. 5th
6. Jordan Wood Lehigh Sr. 6th
7. Matt Stencel Central Michigan Sr. 7th
8. Wyatt Hendrickson Air Force So. 8th
9. Trent Hillger Wisconsin Sr. 9th
10. Nathan Traxler Virginia Tech Sr. 10th
11. Gary Traub Oregon State Gr. 11th
12. Christian Lance Nebraska Sr. 12th
13. Lucas Davison Northwestern So. 13th
14. Yaraslau Slavikouski Harvard Jr. 14th
15. Tate Orndorff Ohio State Sr. 15th
16. Zach Elam Missouri So. 16th
17. Brian Andrews Wyoming Sr. 17th
18. Carter Isley Northern Iowa Sr. 18th
19. Luke Luffman Illinois So. 19th
20. Lewis Fernandes Cornell So. 20th