Lee, Lugo and Marinelli help lead Iowa to Big Ten Tournament title

FILE - In this March 23, 2019, file photo, Iowa's Spencer Lee, left, celebrates his win over Virginia's Jack Mueller (not shown) in their 125-pound match in the finals of the NCAA wrestling championships in Pittsburgh. Ten of the Hawkeyes’ 13 dual-meet wins came against nationally ranked teams, including a 13-day stretch in January in which they defeated Nebraska, Ohio State and Penn State, teams that finished in the top five in the final national rankings. They go into this weekend’s Big Ten championships in Piscataway, N.J., with every wrestler seeded in the top three in their individual classes. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
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PISCATAWAY, New Jersey (KCRG) - Iowa showed its dominance in the Big Ten Tournament claiming its first outright team title since 2010 and its 36th conference title overall. The Hawkeyes also came away with three individual champions: Spencer Lee (125), Pat Lugo (149) and Alex Marinelli (165).

Lee, who's a two-time defending national champion, won his first ever Big Ten title after beating Purdue's Devin Schroder by major decision, 16-2. Lee was also named the Big Ten Conference Wrestler of the Year.

Lugo also won his first Big Ten title after beating No. 1 ranked Sammy Sasso of Ohio State, 2-1.

Alex Marinelli defended his Big Ten title at 165 pounds beating Penn State's Vincenzo Joseph, 3-2. It was tied 1-1 when Marinelli recorded a takedown with less than 10 seconds left in the third period.

Head Coach Tom Brands was named the Big Ten Conference Coach of the Year. It's the fourth time he's received the award.