Iowa’s Matt McDonough beat Cleveland State’s Ben Willeford in an early first round match at the NCAA wrestling championships. Here’s how it happened:
[View the story "Iowa's McDonough wins opening round match at NCAAs" on Storify]Iowa's McDonough wins opening round match at NCAAsHawkeyes' 125-pounder advances to Thursday night's second round with win over CSU's WillefordStorified by CR Gazette Sports· Thu, Mar 21 2013 10:22:14Iowa's Matt McDonough faces Cleveland State's Ben Willeford right now on mat 2 in Des Moines. #d1wrestleCR Gazette SportsMatt McDonough (Iowa) vs. Ben Willeford (Cleveland State) up now. 0-0 1:00 into first. #d1wrestleK.J. PilcherCleveland State's Willeford got in to McDonough's legs, but he fought it off. They're scoreless. #d1wrestleSam LouwagieMcDonough with takedown with 1:00 to go in first. 2-0 lead McD. #d1wrestleK.J. PilcherMcDonough with takedown in second to go up, 4-1, and he has 1:20 of RT. 1:23 to go. #d1wrestleK.J. PilcherIowa's Matt McDonough up 4-1 heading into the third period of his first match of last NCAA #d1wrestleJ.R. OgdenMcDonough with a reversal and now leads 6-1. He also has RT. #d1wrestleJim NelsonMcDonough (Iowa) beats Cleveland State's Ben Willeford, 10-2, at 125. #d1wrestleK.J. PilcherMcDonough absolutely works Willeford from the top, hits him with stalling and 3:55 of riding time. Wins a 10-2 major decision. #d1wrestleSam Louwagie
Storified by CR Gazette Sports· Thu, Mar 21 2013 10:22:14
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