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So the PSU vs. Ohio State dual is now worth less?

For fans of programs outside of the B1G - yes.  This also makes, lets say, the Cornell vs. Lehigh dual somewhat less compelling, as well as other duals in other conferences that may decide the conference representatives had there been a national duals.

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For fans of programs outside of the B1G - yes.  This also makes, lets say, the Cornell vs. Lehigh dual somewhat less compelling, as well as other duals in other conferences that may decide the conference representatives had there been a national duals.

 

 

Tom Ryan, the big proponent of natty duals, was mailing the dual in anyway. Cael always took it seriously. 

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Coaches and wrestlers take duals seriously. No team changed their tactics or strategy to try to get into the national duals the past few years. I wish the duals still existed because we got to have the 1 vs. 2 match that otherwise wouldn't have happened, but dual meets matter to teams and fans. If you needed the national duals to make you care about a match, the problem lies with you.

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The point missed by this is tournaments SUCK for anyone other than the most ardent fan.  Duals are super fan friendly, relatively short and sweet and can create so much more drama than any tournament but the NCAA Finals.

 

Losing this event should suck for ANYONE regardless of your stance on what should decide the National Championship.

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The point missed by this is tournaments SUCK for anyone other than the most ardent fan.  Duals are super fan friendly, relatively short and sweet and can create so much more drama than any tournament but the NCAA Finals.

 

Losing this event should suck for ANYONE regardless of your stance on what should decide the National Championship.

 

 

All this event has done for years now is cause problems. Just look at Iowa's participation last year. Year before that too. 

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Any National Duals Championship should be a week after D1 Tournament and with a generous weight allowance. 4 team max maybe even just the top 2.

Next year it doesn't matter because PSU vs Ohio State will already of happened during the regular season. 

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Wrong on all accounts...PSU vs Iowa 26-11...PSU vs tOSU 32-12...PSU vs OSU 27-13...In front of 45,000+ fans not in Rec Hall!!!

 

P.S. The PSU "Train"!!!

 

Cael killed the premier event because he couldn't win both it and NCAAs.  

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SuperSecret NCAA rules change under consideration will make College D1 wrestling "challenge matches only" in the future.

 

You want to wrestle a guy or a school? You don't schedule them, you challenge them. Put up a purse so the winning team gets it and the challenge team gets a good payday as well.

 

Highlights will be individual challenge matches with avoiding them costing placement ranking for the NCAA tournament. Avoid/evade 5 matches during the season and you don't go to NCAA's.

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Different topic. Is that hard for you? We're discussing the premier years of National Duals. I don't expect any PSU fans to care.

 

 

lol. You brought up the Gophs with jemmens like reflex, so i thought my comment was on topic. 

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