North Dakota State (6-3, 3-1 #Big12WR) is scheduled to host Fresno State (8-7, 3-1 #Big12WR) in a Big 12 Conference dual at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, in Scheels Center.

Coverage
Live results provided by TrackWrestling.com … BEK Broadcasting Network will televise the Fresno State dual with Jordan Hassler and Jack Maughan on the call … BEK is available on cable systems, DirecTV and DISH in Eastern and Western North Dakota (www.bektel.com/bbn/) … Live video of all NDSU home wrestling duals is available through GoBison.com/AllAccess and FloWrestling.com … Bison 1660 AM/92.7 FM will broadcast the dual on radio with Keith Brake and Andy Rieckhoff describing the action.

Up Next
NDSU is scheduled to host No. 21 Stanford (8-2, 1-1 Pac-12) and Air Force (3-4, 1-3 #Big12WR) next Saturday and Sunday in Scheels Center … Both duals start at 2 p.m. … Sunday is Senior Day.

Bison, #18 Iowa State Rescheduled to Feb. 23
The North Dakota State at Iowa State Big 12 Conference dual has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Hilton Gymnasium in Ames, Iowa … The dual was postponed Jan. 16 due to weather conditions.

The Lineup
Wt. North Dakota State Bison (6-3 duals, 3-1 #Big12WR)
125 — McGwire Midkiff (8-4, 3-2)
133 -– #10 Cam Sykora (9-4, 5-3)
141 — Sawyer Degen (11-7, 3-2) OR Dylan Droegemueller (10-6, 2-2)
149 — Jaden Van Maanen (9-11, 3-6)
157– #16 Jared Franek (19-6, 7-2) OR Luke Weber (12-7, 1-0)
165 — #10 Andrew Fogarty (15-2, 8-0)
174 — Lorenzo De La Riva (3-7, 1-3) OR Austin Brenner (9-6, 1-2)
184 — Noah Cressell (9-7, 3-3) OR TJ Pottinger (9-8, 1-2)
197 — Cordell Eaton (8-8, 2-6)
285 — #27 Brandon Metz (18-6, 6-2) OR Dan Stibral (9-5, 1-0)

Wt. Fresno State (8-7 duals, 3-1 #Big12WR)
125 — Jeremy Trinh (4-6 overall, 1-2 dual)
133 — Gary Joint (10-9, 6-8)
141 — #13 DJ Lloren (19-4, 9-3) OR Lawrence Saenz (14-8, 2-2)
149 — #29 Greg Gaxiola (13-8, 9-5)
157 — #14 Jacob Wright (18-4, 8-2)
165 — Ricky Padilla (12-9, 4-3) OR Adam Kemp (11-9, 6-6)
174 — Brandon Martino (9-3, 5-0)
184 — Hunter Cruz (19-9, 8-5) OR Dominic Kincaid (11-6, 1-2)
197 — Isaiah Perez (9-8, 2-5)
285 — #9 Josh Hokit (14-3, 6-1)

NDSU in Team Rankings
North Dakota State was No. 30 with 10 points in W.I.N. Wrestling Magazine Tournament Power Index (TPI), and tied for No. 38 with 5.5 points on the TrackWrestling.com list.

Bison in the Individual Rankings
… Individually, in the Track Wrestling (Feb. 5) rankings, Cam Sykora was No. 10 at 133, Jared Franek was No. 16 at 157, Andrew Fogarty was No. 10 at 165, and Brandon Metz was No. 27 at 285;
… In InterMat.com (Feb. 5) rankings, Cam Sykora was No. 13 at 133, Andrew Fogarty was No. 11 at 165;
… In TheOpenMat.com (Jan. 28) rankings, Cam Sykora was No. 10 at 133, Jared Franek was No. 28 at 157, Andrew Fogarty was No. 11 at 165, Cordell Eaton was No. 33 at 197, and Brandon Metz was No. 19 at 285;
… In the FloWrestling (Feb. 5) rankings, Cam Sykora was No. 11 at 133, Jared Franek was No. 21 at 157, Andrew Fogarty was No. 12 at 165, and Brandon Metz was No. 22 at 285;
… And, in the WIN Wrestling Magazine (Feb. 4) rankings, Cam Sykora was No. 7 at 133, Jared Franek was No. 15 at 157, and Andrew Fogarty was No. 10 at 165.

NCAA Coaches Rankings
Four North Dakota State wrestlers were in the first NCAA Coaches Rankings on Jan. 24 — 133 Cam Sykora No. 11, 157 Jared Franek No. 30, 197 Cordell Eaton No. 33 and 285 Brandon Metz No. 21 … The next NCAA Coaches Ranking and first NCAA RPI will be released Feb. 13.

Three Champions at Northland Open
North Dakota State 141-pounder Sawyer Degen, 174 Jimmy Noel and unattached 184 Gary Wokojance each won titles at the Northland Open held Saturday, Feb. 1, at Lincoln High School.

NWCA Division II 2020 Jim Koch Hall of Fame Class includes Carlson, Kapusta, Maughan
Former North Dakota State national champions Paul Carlson and Brian Kapusta, along with current NDSU senior associate AD and former Northern Colorado head coach Jack Maughan will be inducted into the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division II 2020 Jim Koch Hall of Fame presented by Sanford Health, on March 12, in Sioux Falls.

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