The 19th-ranked University of Wrestling team gets a Big 12 weekend started Friday when the Cowboys host No. 10 Iowa State at the Arena-Auditorium. The action concludes Sunday when UW hosts North Dakota State at the UniWyo Sports Complex.
Friday's Dual in the Dome features a trio of top-15 matchups. At 157 pounds, UW's Jacob Wright (No. 11) takes on top-ranked and defending national champion David Carr; Tate Samuelson (No. 14) faces Iowa State's No. 8 Marcus Coleman at 184; and at 197 No. 3 Stephen Buchanan takes on No. 12 Yonger Bastida.
The Cowboys have three other wrestlers in the InterMat Division I rankings in Hayden Hastings (No. 12 at 174), Cole Moody (No. 15 at 165) and Brian Andrews (No. 16 at heavyweight).