Iowa begins Big Ten with win over Purdue

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - Iowa opened Big Ten play with a 26-9 victory over Purdue on Saturday.

The Hawkeyes showed off their depth with two wrestlers wrestling above their normal weight. Senior Mitch Bowman, who normally wrestles at 184, upset 11th-ranked Christian Brunner at 197, 7-5. Also, Carter Happel, normally at 141, won, 2-0, at 149 over Parker Filius.