Penn State takes 20.5-point lead into finals


March 23rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State holds a commanding 20.5-point lead over Oklahoma State heading into Saturday’s finals of the NCAA wrestling championships. The Nittany Lions also have five wrestlers qualified to compete for a titles, including David Taylor at 165 pounds. He and Cornell’s Kyle Dake — who is one win away from becoming the third four-time NCAA champion, will meet up at 165 pounds in one of the most anticipated championship matches in recent memory.

Minnesota is third in the team race with 86 points, followed by Iowa with 68.