Feb 14 WIN rankings preview top final regular-season duals

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Updated: February 14, 2022

Photos: After earning All-American honors at lighter weights, NC State’s Hayden Hidlay (left, a three-time AA at 157) and Virginia Tech’s Mekhi Lewis (a 2019 NCAA champ at 165 pounds) are expected to face-off at 174 pounds this Sunday in a regular-season finale between the highly-ranked programs.

NEWTON, Iowa — The 2021-22 regular season is coming to an end this upcoming weekend, one final time for NCAA Div. I wrestlers to place themselves in WIN Magazine’s weekly rankings, present by Cliff Keen Athletic … and improve their postseason seedings in conference and national tournaments that start in March.

Penn State (16-0, 118 TPI points) and Iowa (13-1, 84) continue to rank as the top two programs in WIN’s Dual Rankings and Tournament Power Index. The remaining top 5 teams in the TPI include No. 3 Arizona State (71), No. 4 Michigan (66.5) and Oklahoma State (59.5). The other highly-ranked dual teams are No. 3 NC State, No. 4 Michigan and No. 5 Missouri.

WIN’s Tournament Power Index predicts 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 compiled from 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.

In WIN’s Dual rankings, Penn made its first appearance in WIN’s ranking (No. 20) after the Quakers defeated Princeton (previously No. 19), 20-13, last weekend in a dual between the Ivy League schools.

Among the more notable final regular-season meetings will take place this Sunday in Raleigh, N.C., where NC State – ranked No. 3 in WIN’s Dual rankings and 7th in the WIN’s TPI — will host Virginia Tech — ranked 9th and 11th by WIN — in a dual that was first cancelled Jan. 21 because of pandemic protocols.

This Wolfpack-Hokies Dual features four match-ups of ranked wrestlers:

125 — #13 Jakob Camacho vs. #19 Sam Latona
149 — #6 Tariq Wilson vs. #6 Bryce Andonian
174 — #4 Hayden Hidlay vs. #3 Mekhi Lewis
184 — #2 Trent Hidlay vs. #12 Hunter Bolen

 

 

WIN Magazine’s Feb. 14 Tournament Power Index (TPI)

Rk.SchoolTotal RankTop 8TPI Pts
1.Penn State97118
2.Iowa9684
3.Arizona State7671
4.Michigan9566.5
5.Oklahoma State9559.5
6.Ohio State7449
7.NC State7348
8.Nebraska7446
9.Iowa State8342.5
10.Cornell7240.5
11.Virginia Tech6337.5
12.Northwestern5335.5
13.Minnesota6235
14.Missouri7232
15t.Cal Poly3231.5
15t.Stanford3331.5
17.Princeton2225
18.North Carolina4221
19.Rutgers5119.5
20.Wyoming5118.5
21.Northern Iowa5118
22.Lehigh3217
23.Wisconsin4114.5
24.Central Michigan3214
25.Appalachian State2113.5
26.Michigan State2213
27t.Illinois2110
27t.Oregon State6010
29t.North Dakota State318.5
29t.Pitt508.5
29t.West Virginia218.5
32.Campbell217
33.Purdue406
34.Air Force115.5
35.Penn405
36.Oklahoma404.5
37.South Dakota State204
38t.Army-West Point203.5
38t.Indiana203.5
40t.Duke203
40t.Harvard203
40t.Utah Valley203
43t.Columbia202
43t.Northern Colorado102
43t.Northern Illinois202
43t.Virginia102
47t.Binghamton101.5
47t.Drexel101.5
47t.Maryland101.5
50t.Bucknell101
50t.Chattanooga101

 

 

WIN Magazine’s Feb. 14 Team Dual Rankings

Rk.SchoolW-LPrv.Upcoming Matches
1.Penn State16-01stvs. Rider (2/20)
2.Iowa13-12ndat Nebraska (2/20)
3.NC State11-13rdvs. North Carolina (2/18), vs Virginia Tech (2/20)
4.Michigan11-14that Central Michigan (2/20)
5.Missouri11-35thvs. Iowa State (2/16)
6.Iowa State14-16that Missouri (2/16)
7.Ohio State9-37thoff until Big Tens (3-5/6)
8.Oklahoma State11-48thvs. Bucknell (2/18), vs. Oklahoma (2/20)
9.Virginia Tech8-39that Virginia (2/18), at NC State (2/20)
10.Nebraska6-410thvs. Iowa (2/20)
11.Cornell12-211that Wisconsin (2/20)
12.Arizona State8-412thvs. Lehigh (2/19)
13.Minnesota4-613thoff until Big Tens (3-5/6)
14.Wisconsin10-214thvs. Northern Iowa (2/17), vs Cornell (2/20)
15.Northern Iowa7-618thvs. Wisconsin (2/17)
16.Purdue10-416that Northwestern (2/19)
17.Rutgers14-517thvs. Princeton (2/18)
18.Northwestern6-424thvs. Purdue (2/19)
19.Michigan State9-415thvs. Central Michigan (2/18)
20.Penn7-2NRat American (2/20)
21.Princeton6-419that Rutgers (2/18)
22.South Dakota State12-421stvs. North Dakota State (2/20)
23.Pittsburgh7-622ndat Duke (2/18)
24.Central Michigan12-223rdvs. Michigan State (2/18), vs Michigan (2/20)
25.North Carolina8-525that NC State (2/18)

 

WIN Magazine’s Feb 14 Individual Rankings

125 pounds

Rk.NameSchool YearPrevious
1.Nick SurianoMichiganSr.1st
2.Pat GloryPrincetonJr.2nd
3.Vito ArujauCornellSo.3rd
4.Brandon CourtneyArizona StateJr.4th
5.Michael DeAugustinoNorthwesternJr.5th
6.Drew HildebrandtPenn StateSr.6th
7.Killian CardinaleWest VirginiaSr.7th
8.Trevor MastrogiovaniOklahoma StateSo.8th
9.Eric BarnettWisconsinJr.9th
10.Devin SchroderPurdueSr.10th
11.Brandon KaylorOregon StateSo.11th
12.Malik HeinselmanOhio StateSr.15th
13.Jakob CamachoNC StateSo.13th
14.Patrick McKeeMinnesotaSr.12th
15.Taylor LamontUtah ValleyJr.14th
16.Brody TeskeNorthern IowaSo.18th
17.Noah SurtinMissouriSo.17th
18.Kysen TerukinaIowa StateSo.16th
19.Sam LatonaVirginia TechRSFr.19th
20.Ryan MillerPennFr.20th

 

133 pounds

Rk. Name                               School                 Yr.  Previous
1.Roman Bravo-YoungPenn StateJr.1st
2.Daton FixOklahoma StateJr.2nd
3.Austin DeSantoIowaSr.3rd
4.Michael McGeeArizona StateSr.4th
5.Korbin MyersVirginia TechGr.5th
6.Lucas ByrdIllinoisRSFr.6th
7.Rayvon FoleyMichigan StateJr.10th
8.Chris CannonNorthwesternSo.7th
9.Michael ColaioccoPennSo.9th
10.Dylan RagusinMichiganSo.8th
11.Micky PhillippiPittJr.16th
12.Brock HudkinsIndianaGr.12th
13.Haiden DruryUtah ValleyFr.15th
14.Devin TurnerOregon StateSr.14th
15.Malyke HinesLehighFr.11th
16.Kyle BiscogliaNorthern IowaSo.NR
17.Ramazan AttasauovIowa StateSo.13th
18.Joe HeilmannNorth CarolinaJr.18th
19.Brayden PalmerChattanoogaSo.19th
20.Joe OlivieriRutgersFr.20th

 

141 pounds

Rk.Name                               School                      Yr.  Previous
1.Nick LeePenn StateSr.1st
2.Jaydin EiermanIowaSr.2nd
3.Sebastian RiveraRutgersGr.3rd
4.Real WoodsStanfordJr.4th
5.Ian ParkerIowa StateSr.5th
6.Chad RedNebraskaSr.7th
7.Dresden SimonCentral MichiganSr.8th
8.Kizhan ClarkNorth CarolinaGr.10th
9.Clay CarlsonSouth Dakota St.So.11th
10.Andrew AlirezNorthern ColoradoRSFr.6th
11.Allan HartMissouriJr.9th
12.Cole MatthewsPittJr.12th
13.Grant WillitsOregon StateJr.13th
14.Dylan D’EmilioOhio StateSo.15th
15.Jake BergelandMinnesotaSr.14th
16.Stevan MicicMichiganGr.16th
17.Matt KasimirColumbiaJr.17th
18.C.J. CompostoPennSo.18th
19.Carter YoungOklahoma StateFr.19th
20.Ryan JackNC StateFr.20th

 

149 pounds

Rk.Name                               School                      Yr.    Previous
1.Yianni DiakomihalisCornellJr.1st
2.Sammy SassoOhio StateJr.2nd
3.Tariq WilsonNC StateSr.3rd
4.Jon MillnerAppalachian StateSr.4th
5.Kyle ParcoArizona StateSo.5th
6.Bryce AndonianVirginia TechSo.6th
7.Ridge LovettNebraskaSo.7th
8.Jaden AbasStanfordSo.8th
9.Austin GomezWisconsinJr.9th
10.Max MurinIowaSr.10th
11.Yahya ThomasNorthwesternGr.11th
12.Josh FinesilverDukeJr.12th
13.P.J. OgunsanyaArmy-West PointSr.13th
14.Josh HeilCampbellSr.15th
15.Mike VanBrillRutgersSr.16th
16.Kaden GfellerOklahoma StateSr.14th
17.Beau BartlettPenn StateRSFr.17th
18.Willie McDougaldOklahomaRSFr.18th
19.Jarrett DegenIowa StateSr.19th
20.Anthony ArtalonaPennJr.20th

 

157 pounds  

Rk.Name                               School                      Yr.     Previous
1.David CarrIowa StateSo.1st
2.Ryan DeakinNorthwesternGr.2nd
3.Jacori TeemerArizona StateJr.3rd
4.Austin O’ConnorNorth CarolinaJr.4th
5.Brayton LeeMinnesotaJr.5th
6.Quincy MondayPrincetonJr.6th
7.Josh HumphreysLehighJr.7th
8.Jared FranekNorth Dakota StateJr.8th
9.Peyton RobbNebraskaSo.9th
10.Ed ScottNC StateFr.10th
11.Kendall ColemanPurdueJr.11th
12.Will LewanMichiganSo.12th
13.Kaleb YoungIowaSr.13th
14.Wyatt SheetsOklahoma StateSr.14th
15.Jarrett JacquesMissouriJr.15th
16.Jacob WrightWyomingSr.16th
17.Justin ThomasOklahomaGr.17th
18.Elijah ClearyPittSr.18th
19.Johnny LovettCentral MichiganRSFr.19th
20.Hunter WillitsOregon StateJr.20th

 

165 pounds

Rk. Name                           School                      Yr.     Previous
1.Evan WickCal PolySr.1st
2.Keegan O’TooleMissouriRSFr.2nd
3.Shane GriffithStanfordJr.3rd
4.Carson KharchlaOhio StateRSFr.4th
5.Alex MarinelliIowaSr.5th
6.Dean HamitiWisconsinFr.6th
7.Travis WittlakeOklahoma StateJr.8th
8.Anthony ValenciaArizona StateGr.7th
9.Luke WeberNorth Dakota StateSr.9th
10.Cameron AmineMichiganRSFr.10th
11.Brady BergePenn StateSr.11th
12.Peyton HallWest VirginiaSo12th
13.Jake WentzelPittSr.13th
14.Phillip ConigliaroHarvardJr.14th
15.Austin YantNorthern IowaJr.15th
16.Julian RamirezCornellFr.16th
17.Josh OgunsanyaColumbiaSo.17th
18.Izzak OlejnikNorthern IllinoisSo.18th
19.Zach HartmanBucknellSr.19th
20.Will FormatoAppalachian StateJr.NR

 

174 pounds

Rk.Name                           School                      Yr.    Previous
1.Carter StarocciPenn StateRSFr1st
2.Michael KemererIowaGr.2nd
3.Mekhi LewisVirginia TechSo.3rd
4.Hayden HidlayNC StateSr.4th
5.Logan MassaMichiganGr.5th
6.Mikey LabriolaNebraskaSr.6th
7.Ethan SmithOhio StateSr.7th
8.Austin MurphyCampbellJr.8th
9.Ben PasiukArmySo.10th
10.Dustin PlottOklahoma StateSo.11th
11.Clay LauttNorth CarolinaGr.12th
12.Hayden HastingsWyomingSr.13th
13.Adam KempCal PolySo.9th
14.Chris FocaCornellSo.14th
15.Sean HarmanMissouriRSFr.15th
16.Michael O’MalleyDrexelJr.16th
17.Matt FinesilverDukeSr.17th
18.Bailey O’ReillyMinnesotaSr.18th
19.Anthony MantanonaOklahomaJr.19th
20.Lance RunyonNorthern IowaRSFr.20th

 

184 pounds

Rk. Name                             School                      Yr.    Previous
1.Aaron BrooksPenn StateSo.1st
2.Trent HidlayNC StateSo.2nd
3.Myles AmineMichiganGr.3rd
4.Parker KeckeisenNorthern IowaRSFr.4th
5.Bernie TruaxCal PolySo.5th
6.Kaleb RomeroOhio StateSr.6th
7.Marcus ColemanIowa StateJr.7th
8.Dakota GeerOklahoma StateSr.9th
9.Trey MunozOregon StateRSFr.10th
10.Jonathan LoewCornellJr.11th
11.John PoznanskiRutgersRSFr.12th
12.Hunter BolenVirginia TechJr.8th
13.Donnell WashingtonIndianaJr.13th
14.Kyle CochranMarylandSr.15th
15.Taylor VenzNebraskaSr.14th
16.Abe AssadIowaSo.16th
17.Tate SamuelsonWyomingSr.17th
18.Brit WilsonNorthern IllinoisJr.18th
19.Max LyonPurdueSr.19th
20.Isaiah SalazarMinnesotaSo.20th

 

197 pounds

Rk.Name                            School                      Yr.   Previous
1.A.J. FerrariOklahoma StateRSFr.1st
2.Eric SchultzNebraskaSr.2nd
3.Max DeanPenn StateJr.3rd
4.Stephan BuchananWyomingJr.4th
5.Jacob WarnerIowaSr.5th
6.Rocky ElamMissouriRSFr.6th
7.Cameron CaffeyMichigan StateSr.9th
8.Patrick BruckiMichiganSr.8th
9.Nino BonaccorsiPittJr.7th
10.Yonger BastidaIowa StateSo.11th
11.Tanner SloanSouth Dakota StateJr.NR
12.Jay AielloVirginiaSr.12th
13.Jake WoodleyOklahomaSr.10th
14.Lou DeprezBinghamtonJr.13th
15.Isaac TrumbleNC StateRSFr.17th
16.Greg BulsakRutgersSr.15th
17.Kordell NorfleetArizona StateGr.14th
18.Thomas PenolaPurdueJr.16th
19.Owen PentzNorth Dakota StateSo.18th
20.Jacob CardenasCornellSo.20th

 

Heavyweight

Rk.Name                              School                      Yr.Previous
1.Gable StevesonMinnesotaJr.1st
2.Cohlton SchultzArizona StateRSFr.2nd
3.Tony CassioppiIowaJr.3rd
4.Greg KerkvlietPenn StateRSFr.4th
5.Mason ParrisMichiganJr.5th
6.Jordan WoodLehighSr.6th
7.Matt StencelCentral MichiganSr.7th
8.Wyatt HendricksonAir ForceSo.8th
9.Lucas DavisonNorthwesternSo.9th
10.Nathan TraxlerVirginia TechSr.10th
11.Gary TraubOregon StateGr.11th
12.Christian LanceNebraskaSr.12th
13.Trent HillgerWisconsinSr.13th
14.Yaraslau SlavikouskiHarvardJr.14th
15.Tate OrndorffOhio StateSr.15th
16.Brian AndrewsWyomingSr.16th
17.Zach ElamMissouriSo.17th
18.Lewis FernandesCornellSo.19th
19.Sam SchuylerIowa StateSr.20th
20.Luke LuffmanIllinoisSo.18th

 

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