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Forum: College 03-18-2011
Replies: 106
Views: 15,486
Posted By Conquistadors
Illini Wrestling: Stall if you get a lead

I've seen this for years with the Illini: if they get a lead they then close it down and stall the rest of the match, hoping to hold on. So Kennedy, who is a much better wrestler than Marion, did it...
Forum: College 03-10-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,817
Posted By Conquistadors
At 184, I'm picking Travis Rutt of Wisconsin.

At 184, I'm picking Travis Rutt of Wisconsin.
Forum: College 03-09-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,356
Posted By Conquistadors
This has nothing to do with Div I. If you read...

This has nothing to do with Div I. If you read the article it seems as though the folks who run that institution don't know what they are doing. They just started a wrestling program, it is in a...
Forum: College 03-04-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 8,371
Posted By Conquistadors
All good points. Most wrestling programs...

All good points.

Most wrestling programs are terrible at communicating with fans. Be careful about pointing this out about Illinois, Colt 45 will get mad at you.
Forum: College 03-01-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,934
Posted By Conquistadors
Actually, bottom center, with an emphasis on...

Actually, bottom center, with an emphasis on bottom. You have to scroll waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay down.

Thanks for posting. I'll vote at home, too.

Tofurky, I have to ask: how in the world did you...
Forum: College 03-01-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 3,034
Posted By Conquistadors
I just don't understand why people would root for...

I just don't understand why people would root for someone in a Hawkeye singlet unless you are from Iowa, went to school there, or you are related to one of their wrestlers. I feel the same for Ok...
Forum: College 02-28-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 3,034
Posted By Conquistadors
Big Ten Pre-seeds

2011 Big Ten Wrestling Championships Pre-Seeds

125 lbs.
1. Matt McDonough, IOWA
2. Brandon Precin, NU
3. Zach Sanders, MINN
4. Brad Pataky, PSU
5. Sean Boyle, MICH
6. Justin Brooks, IND...
Forum: College 02-23-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 14,481
Posted By Conquistadors
Brian, I always appreciate your input. Thanks. ...

Brian, I always appreciate your input. Thanks.

Can you provide any information on the status of blue-chip recruit Jamie Clark? I'm not aware that he competed this year. Is he on the team and at...
Forum: College 02-22-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,453
Posted By Conquistadors
I too received my tickets today. I have no idea...

I too received my tickets today. I have no idea which school's sections I'm in. Gads, I hope I'm not in the Iowa section.

In which section are Illinois fans?
Forum: College 02-20-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 14,481
Posted By Conquistadors
Is that the type of wrestling that occurs on a...

Is that the type of wrestling that occurs on a mat that consists of cut up pieces of various mats that have been stitched together? :rolleyes:
Forum: College 02-18-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 14,481
Posted By Conquistadors
I simply fail to understand why trolls such as...

I simply fail to understand why trolls such as greenlantern are allowed to continue to post here. His posts at this nice web site hit me as the equivalent of some guy who walks into a nice family...
Forum: College 02-18-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,721
Posted By Conquistadors
Nice victory over Indiana. Some good...

Nice victory over Indiana.

Some good individual performances, and some close losses that are encouraging.

I think I read this was the second best attendance in school history. Well done.
Forum: College 02-18-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 14,481
Posted By Conquistadors
Blanton-Clark-Prater statuses??

I realize that most threads on Illini wrestling quickly transform into other topics, and that high school wrestling is absorbing most board members' attention now, but anyone have any info or...
Forum: College 02-15-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,334
Posted By Conquistadors
Ah, yes. Are you referring to One-eyed Wilson or...

Ah, yes. Are you referring to One-eyed Wilson or Cyclops Sid? :p Didn't they go on to a career as pirate impersonators?

In some situations refs do award points, right? If wrestler A is turning...
Forum: College 02-15-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,721
Posted By Conquistadors
Illinois SID, Thanks for posting this. I...

Illinois SID,

Thanks for posting this. I hadn't heard anything about this.

Nice promotions. Well done!

Hope you get a big turn-out.
Forum: College 02-15-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,195
Posted By Conquistadors
Joe Barczak enters WR rankings

In today's (2/15/11) Wrestling Report rankings I noticed that Joe Barczak is now ranked 27th.

Great effort by Joe. Congratulations!
Forum: College 02-15-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,334
Posted By Conquistadors
I think this "problem" of wrestlers faking injury...

I think this "problem" of wrestlers faking injury to get a "lung timeout" is minuscule compared to the problem of injuries in wrestling. What percent of wrestlers suffer injuries that prevent their...
Forum: College 02-11-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 4,486
Posted By Conquistadors
Twist, do you have specific schools in mind? ...

Twist, do you have specific schools in mind?

From what I can gather attendance is up on the east coast (at least at some schools, such as Cornell, Penn State, Rutgers, & Virginia Tech). Lehigh...
Forum: College 02-10-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,152
Posted By Conquistadors
Focus people, focus. Here is another topic...

Focus people, focus.

Here is another topic on U of Illinois wrestling that has quickly veered off to some other subject. I'm starting to get the impression that general interest in Illini...
Forum: College 02-08-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,680
Posted By Conquistadors
Those are some good genes. Please retitle this...

Those are some good genes. Please retitle this thread "Future Illiniboys?" I don't think Coach Smith needs more Land of Lincoln recruits:).

And congratulations to your nephew.
Forum: College 02-05-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,301
Posted By Conquistadors
Wow, I started a similar thread last night with a...

Wow, I started a similar thread last night with a tongue-in-cheek title and it got removed. Some basketball-leaning administrators must be feeling their oats. This too will be gone soon.
Forum: College 02-04-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 600
Posted By Conquistadors
Friday evening (2/4) Div I free webstream

As best I can tell, the following two duals will be streamed free tonight (Friday, Feb 4).

[times are CENTRAL time]
Lock Haven at Bucknell, 6:00 pm...
Forum: College 02-04-2011
Replies: 94
Views: 21,309
Posted By Conquistadors
I think there is one obvious conclusion to reach...

I think there is one obvious conclusion to reach from the above quote:

Texax A&M should have a wrestling team.
Forum: College 02-03-2011
Replies: 94
Views: 21,309
Posted By Conquistadors
Mr. Redskin/Huskie, That was one of the...

Mr. Redskin/Huskie,

That was one of the best written, best composed posts I've ever seen on a wrestling board. Did you mean to post this on an NSF blog but accidentally posted on Illinoismatmen?...
Forum: College 02-03-2011
Replies: 94
Views: 21,309
Posted By Conquistadors
Boy, do I agree! Not that I don't...

Boy, do I agree!

Not that I don't understand that a lot of folks like basketball, but I lost interest 20 years ago after watching game after game where the final two minutes of games would take...
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