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Oklahoma State jumps to No. 3 in WIN’s Nov. 20 Rankings

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Updated: November 20, 2017

NEWTON, Iowa — Oklahoma State made the biggest move in WIN’s Nov. 20, 2017 Tournament Power Index as the Cowboys moved ahead of Michigan and are now rated No. 3 in WIN’s weekly rankings. The Cowboys feature eight ranked wrestlers, including six in the Top 8, for 81.5 points.

WIN’s Tournament Power Index (TPI) awards teams points for individuals ranked in the respective weight classes based on how many potential All-Americans each school will produce at the 2018 NCAA Championships this March. 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.

Meanwhile, No. 1 Penn State is coming off a team championship at the Keystone Classic, where Penn State crowned seven individual titlists. The Nittany Lions now feature nine ranked wrestlers, including newcomer Jered Cortez at 141 pounds. Overall, the Lions feature six Top-8-ranked wrestlers, including four top-ranked wrestlers, to tally 118.5 TPI points.

Ohio State, with a ranked wrestler at all 10 weights, including a trio of No. 1-rated Buckeyes, remained in second place with 111 TPI points.

No. 4 Michigan, with seven Top-8-ranked wrestlers, is in fourth place with 79 TPI points.

WIN will announce its dual-team rankings on Monday, Nov. 27.

WIN’s Nov. 20, 2017 Tournament Power Index

Rk School Total Top 8 TPI Pts
1 Penn State 9 6 118.5
2 Ohio State 10 7 111
3 Oklahoma State 8 6 81.5
4 Michigan 7 7 79
5 Arizona State 6 4 51.5
6 Lehigh 7 3 50
7 Missouri 7 4 47.5
8 NC State 5 3 46
9 Rutgers 7 3 42.5
10 Virginia Tech 4 4 41.5
11 Iowa 5 3 39
12 Minnesota 6 4 38.5
13 Northern Iowa 4 3 30
14 South Dakota State 4 1 28
15 Nebraska 4 2 21.5
16 Illinois 4 1 21
17 Wyoming 3 1 16.5
18t Oregon State 3 1 15.5
Rider 3 1 15.5
20 Central Michigan 6 1 14
21 Princeton 2 1 13.5
22 Maryland 5 1 13
23 Wisconsin 4 1 12.5
24 Buffalo 2 1 12
25t Duke 2 1 10
West Virginia 1 1 10
27t Navy 3 1 9.5
Pitt 3 1 9.5
29 Virginia 4 1 9
30 Edinboro 3 1 8.5
31t Cornell 5 0 8
Lock Haven 3 1 8
Stanford 4 0 8
34 Michigan State 2 1 7
35 Northwestern 4 0 6
36 CSU Bakersfield 4 0 5.5
37t North Carolina 3 0 5
Oklahoma 4 0 5
39t American 2 0 3
Binghamton 2 0 3
Northern Colorado 2 0 3
Penn 2 0 3
Purdue 2 0 3
44t Campbell 2 0 2.5
Utah Valley 2 0 2.5
46t Bucknell 2 0 2
Clarion 1 0 2
Hofstra 1 0 2
North Dakota State 1 0 2
Ohio U. 1 0 2
51t Appalachian State 1 0 1.5
Chattanooga 1 0 1.5
Cleveland State 1 0 1.5
54t Columbia 1 0 1
Drexel 1 0 1
Fresno State 1 0 1
Harvard 1 0 1
Indiana 1 0 1
Iowa State 1 0 1
Northern Illinois 1 0 1

WIN’s Nov. 20, 2017 Individual Rankings

125 lbs

Wt/Rank Name School Year Previous

125/1.

Nathan Tomasello Ohio State Senior 1st
125/2. Nick Suriano Rutgers Sophomore 2nd
125/3. Ethan Lizak Minnesota Junior 5th
125/4. Nick Piccininni Oklahoma State Sophomore 3rd
125/5. Darian Cruz Lehigh Senior 4th
125/6. Ryan Millhof Arizona State Junior 6th
125/7. Sean Fausz NC State Junior 8th
125/8. Sean Russell Edinboro Junior 9th
125/9. Connor Schram Stanford Senior 7th
125/10. Kyle Akins Buffalo Junior 10th
125/11. Shakur Laney Ohio U. Junior 11th
125/12. Sebastian Rivera Northwestern RS Freshman 12th
125/13. Ronnie Bresser Oregon State Junior 13th
125/14. Luke Welch Purdue Senior 14th
125/15. Travis Piotrowski Illinois Sophomore 17th
125/16. Barlow McGhee Missouri Senior 18th
125/17. Taylor Lamont Utah Valley RS Freshman 19th
125/18. Louie Hayes Virginia Freshman NR
125/19. Christian Moody Oklahoma Sophomore NR
125/20. Brock Hudkins Northern Illinois Sophomore 15th
 133 lbs
133/1. Seth Gross South Dakota State Junior 1st
133/2. Stevan Micic Michigan Sophomore 2nd
133/3. Scott Parker Lehigh Junior 3rd
133/4. Kaid Brock Oklahoma State Sophomore 4th
133/5. Bryan Lantry Buffalo Junior 5th
133/6. Mitch McKee Minnesota Sophomore 6th
133/7. Dom Forys Pitt Senior 7th
133/8. Jack Mueller Virginia Sophomore 8th
133/9. John Erneste Missouri Junior 9th
133/10. Scott Delvecchio Rutgers Senior 10th
133/11. Luke Pletcher Ohio State Sophomore 11th
133/12. Tyler Goodwin Maryland Senior 12th
133/13. Josh Terao American U. Junior 18th
133/14. Sean Nickell CSU Bakersfield Junior NR
133/15. Dylan Duncan Illinois Freshman 16th
133/16. Corey Keener Penn State Senior 15th
133/17. Nathan Boston Campbell Junior 13th
133/18. Emilio Saavedra Fresno State Junior 14th
133/19. Ian Parker Iowa State Freshman 20th
133/20. Austin DeSanto Drexel Freshman NR
 141 lbs
141/1. Dean Heil Oklahoma State Senior 1st
141/2. Kevin Jack NC State Senior 2nd
141/3. Bryce Meredith Wyoming Senior 3rd
141/4. Jaydin Eierman Missouri Sophomore 4th
141/5. Anthony Ashnault Rutgers Senior 5th
141/6. Joey McKenna Ohio State Junior 6th
141/7. Tommy Thorn Minnesota Junior 7th
141/8. Javier Gasca III Michigan State Senior 8th
141/9. Yianni Diakomihalis Cornell Freshman 10th
141/10. Jared Prince Navy Sophomore 11th
141/11. Brock Zacherl Clarion Junior 13th
141/12. Josh Alber Northern Iowa Junior 12th
141/13. Chad Red Nebraska RS Freshman 14th
141/14. Ryan Diehl Maryland Junior 16th
141/15. Mike Longo Oklahoma Senior NR
141/16. Tyler Smith Bucknell Senior 9th
141/17. Russell Rohlfing CSU Bakersfield Sophomore NR
141/18. Mason Smith Central Michigan Sophomore NR
141/19. Jered Cortez Penn State Junior NR
141/20. Kanen Storr Iowa State RS Freshm 15th
 149 lbs
149/1. Zain Retherford Penn State Senior 1st
149/2. Brandon Sorensen Iowa Senior 2nd
149/3. Max Thomsen Northern Iowa Sophomore 3rd
149/4. Matthew Kolodzik Princeton Sophomore 4th
149/5. Geo Martinez Oklahoma State Senior 6th
149/6. Solomon Chishko Virginia Tech Junior 7th
149/7. Justin Oliver Central Michigan Junior 5th
149/8. Colton McCrystal Nebraska Senior 8th
149/9. Ryan Deakin Northwestern RS Freshman 9th
149/10. Steve Bleise Minnesota Junior 10th
149/11. Ke-Shawn Hayes Ohio State Sophomore 11th
149/12. Troy Heilmann North Carolina Senior 12th
149/13. Josh Maruca Arizona State Sophomore 13th
149/14. Alfred Bannister Maryland Junior 14th
149/15. Eleazar Deluca Rutgers Senior 17th
149/16. Matt Zovistoski Appalachian State Junior 16th
149/17. Ronnie Perry Lock Haven Senior 19th
149/18. Jamal Morris NC State Junior 20th
149/19. Davion Jeffries Oklahoma Junior 18th
149/20. Grant Leeth Missouri Junior 15th
 157 lbs
157/1. Jason Nolf Penn State Junior 1st
157/2. Joey Lavallee Missouri Senior 2nd
157/3. Michael Kemerer Iowa Sophomore 3rd
157/4. Tyler Berger Nebraska Junior 4th
157/5. Richie Lewis Rutgers Senior 5th
157/6. Josh Shields Arizona State Sophomore 6th
157/7. Micah Jordan Ohio State Junior 8th
157/8. Alex Pantaleo Michigan Junior 7th
157/9. Colin Heffernan Central Michigan Senior 9th
157/10. Clayton Ream North Dakota State Senior 11th
157/11. B.J. Clagon Rider Senior 12th
157/12. Paul Fox Stanford Junior 13th
157/13. Archie Colgan Wyoming Senior 14th
157/14. Luke Zilverberg South Dakota State Senior 18th
157/15. Ian Brown Lehigh Junior NR
157/16. Andrew Atkinson Virginia Senior 16th
157/17. Mitch Finesilver Duke Junior 17th
157/18. Jake Short Minnesota Senior 10th
157/19. Andrew Crone Wisconsin Senior NR
157/20. Taleb Rahmani Pitt Senior 20th
 165 lbs
165/1. Vincenzo Joseph Penn State Sophomore 1st
165/2. Isaiah Martinez Illinois Senior 2nd
165/3. Logan Massa Michigan Sophomore 3rd
165/4. Chad Walsh Rider Senior 4th
165/5. David McFadden Virginia Tech Sophomore 5th
165/6. Chandler Rogers Oklahoma State Junior 6th
165/7. Nick Wanzek Minnesota Senior 7th
165/8. Chance Marsteller Lock Haven Junior 8th
165/9. Te-Shan Campbell Ohio State Junior 9th
165/10. Anthony Valencia Arizona State Sophomore 10th
165/11. Isaiah White Nebraska Sophomore 14th
165/12. Alex Marinelli Iowa RS Freshman 13th
165/13. Branson Ashworth Wyoming Junior 11th
165/14. Kellan Torres Northern Colorado Senior 16th
165/15. Cole Walter Lehigh Sophomore 17th
165/16. Austin Matthews Edinboro Senior 12th
165/17. Evan Wick Wisconsin Freshman 20th
165/18. Lorenzo DeLaRiva CSU Bakersfield Sophomore 18th
165/19. Bryce Martin Indiana Junior NR
165/20. Jonathan Schleifer Princeton Senior 15th
 174 lbs
174/1. Zahid Valencia Arizona State Sophomore 1st
174/2. Mark Hall Penn State Sophomore 2nd
174/3. Bo Jordan Ohio State Senior 3rd
174/4. Daniel Lewis Missouri Junior 5th
174/5. Jordan Kutler Lehigh Sophomore 9th
174/6. Taylor Lujan Northern Iowa Sophomore 8th
174/7. Jadaen Bernstein Navy Senior 7th
174/8. Myles Amine Michigan Sophomore 4th
174/9. Brandon Womack Cornell Junior 6th
174/10. Ethan Ramos North Carolina Senior 10th
174/11. Jacobe Smith Oklahoma State Senior 12th
174/12. Keaton Subjeck Stanford Senior 13th
174/13. Ryan Christensen Wisconsin Junior 14th
174/14. Yoanse Mejias Oklahoma Senior 15th
174/15. C.J. Brucki Central Michigan Senior 11th
174/16. Drew Hughes Michigan State Sophomore 16th
174/17. David Kocer South Dakota State Senior 20th
174/18. Josef Johnson Harvard Senior NR
174/19. Will Schany Virginia Junior 19th
174/20. Jordan Pagano Rutgers Junior 18th
 184 lbs
184/1. Bo Nickal Penn State Junior 1st
184/2. Myles Martin Ohio State Junior 2nd
184/3. Pete Renda NC State Senior 3rd
184/4. Ryan Preisch Lehigh Junior 6th
184/5. Dominic Abounader Michigan Senior 4th
184/6. Ricky Robertson Wisconsin Senior 11th
184/7. Zack Zavatsky Virginia Tech Junior 7th
184/8. Drew Foster Northern Iowa Junior 5th
184/9. Emery Parker Illinois Junior 8th
184/10. Jordan Ellingwood Central Michigan Senior 9th
184/11. Nick Gravina Rutgers Senior 10th
184/12. Steven Schneider Binghamton Senior 12th
184/13. Bryce Carr Chattanooga Senior 13th
184/14. Max Dean Cornell Freshman NR
184/15. Dylan Gabel Northern Colorado Junior 14th
184/16. Nick Corba Cleveland State Senior 16th
184/17. Mitch Sliga Northwestern Senior 17th
184/18. Joe Heyob Penn Senior 19th
184/19. Alex DeCiantis Drexel Senior 20th
184/20. Michael Fagg-Daves Rider Senior NR
 197 lbs
197/1. Kollin Moore Ohio State Sophomore 1st
197/2. Jared Haught Virginia Tech Senior 2nd
197/3. Preston Weigel Oklahoma State Junior 3rd
197/4. Kevin Beazley Michigan Graduate 4th
197/5. Jake Smith West Virginia Senior 6th
197/6. Mike Macchiavello NC State Senior 8th
197/7. Anthony Cassar Penn State Sophomore NR
197/8. Nate Rotert South Dakota State Senior 9th
197/9. Frank Mattiace Penn Senior 10th
197/10. Willie Miklus Missouri Senior 5th
197/11. Matt Williams CSU Bakersfield Senior 11th
197/12. Cash Wilcke Iowa Sophomore 12th
197/13. Corey Griego Oregon State Junior 14th
197/14. Ben Honis Cornell Junior 15th
197/15. Jeric Kasunic American U. Senior 19th
197/16. Christian Brunner Purdue Sophomore 13th
197/17. Ben Darmstadt Cornell Freshman NR
197/18. Daniel Chaid North Carolina Senior 16th
197/19. Tom Sleigh Bucknell Senior 17th
197/20. Steban Cervantes Navy Senior 18th
 Hwt
Hwt/1. Kyle Snyder Ohio State Senior 1st
Hwt/2. Adam Coon Michigan Graduate 2nd
Hwt/3. Nick Nevills Penn State Junior 4th
Hwt/4. Amarveer Dhesi Oregon State Senior 3rd
Hwt/5. Tanner Hall Arizona State Junior 5th
Hwt/6. Jacob Kasper Duke Senior 6th
Hwt/7. Youssif Hemida Maryland Junior 7th
Hwt/8. Sam Stoll Iowa Junior 8th
Hwt/9. Ryan Solomon Pitt Senior 9th
Hwt/10. Mike Hughes Hofstra Senior 11th
Hwt/11. Derek White Oklahoma State Junior 12th
Hwt/12. Nathan Butler Stanford Senior 10th
Hwt/13. Jere Heino Campbell Junior 13th
Hwt/14. Billy Miller Edinboro Junior 16th
Hwt/15. Dustin Dennison Utah Valley Senior 15th
Hwt/16. Thomas Haines Lock Haven Junior 18th
Hwt/17. Jordan Wood Lehigh RS Freshman 19th
Hwt/18. Conan Jennings Northwestern Junior 14th
Hwt/19. Garrett Ryan Columbia Senior 17th
Hwt/20. Newton Smerchek Central Michigan Senior 20th

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