College wrestling rankings, Jan. 24: Penn State dominates first-place votes in latest NWCA Coaches Poll
College wrestling rankings are getting updated for the week of Jan. 24 with the latest NWCA Coaches Poll, but Penn State’s hold on the top spot in the country is not going anywhere.
Over the weekend, the Nittany Lions took down No. 20 Michigan State in dominating fashion. The Nittany Lions improved to 10-0 on the season (3-0 in B1G) with a 34-6 dual meet win over the Spartans that included a sellout crowd for Penn State.
On the latest NWCA Coaches Poll, Penn State landed 13 of the 14 available first-place votes. Iowa — the second-place team on the poll — received a lone first-place vote.
Across the top 25, the B1G continues to dominate the national wrestling rankings with 12 teams from the conference appearing on the poll. At the top of the poll are Penn State, Iowa, Michigan and Iowa State in the top 4 as the only teams to receive at least 300 points in the voting process.
Here is how the latest coaches poll shapes up:
1. Penn State
4. Iowa State
6. Ohio State
7. Virginia Tech
8. NC State
10. Oklahoma State
15. Northern Iowa
16. North Dakota State
17. Arizona State
18. South Dakota State
19. Appalachian State
22. Michigan State
Others receiving votes: West Virginia 28, Penn 23, Northern Colorado 12, Stanford 10, Maryland 8, Cal Poly 7, North Carolina 6, Oklahoma 3, Oregon State 2.
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