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    Early Thoughts: Oklahoma State Lineup

    Last year OSU had a strong season that ended up being hampered by injuries leading to a disappointing finish. They started the year 10-0 in duals before significant injuries took AJ Ferrari out of the lineup and set back quite a few other wrestlers. They finished 3-4 in their last seven duals, followed by a […] More

  • Hello Freshmen. Take a look at OU’s Top 25 freshmen wrestling class

    Last year, Oklahoma managed to rank #11 in the overall recruiting class rankings; this year they’re 24th. While not as strong a class this year, the coaching staff did a good job of filling future holes and having a strong offseason for transfers. With three wrestlers on the Big Board, OU picked up some blue […] More

  • OSU Wrestling: 2023 Needs

    After a tumultuous offseason for the Cowboys, it appears that things are beginning to settle down. As fans are able to set their sights on the future, let’s take a look at what needs the Cowboys may still need to fill with an already strong 2023 recruiting class. They recently brought in a ranked 2022 […] More

  • OU Wrestling: 2023 Needs

    Oklahoma is a team that appears to be back on the rise after adding some high profile transfers to their current lineup. Despite that, the team does have potentially four upperclassmen that will be out of the lineup within the next four years. They’re bringing in the #24 ranked recruiting class which should help, but […] More

  • Get to know: Joey Cruz

    Well into the offseason, it’s time to take a look at some upcoming recruits for the Sooners. A small but stacked class, it starts with California phenom Joey Cruz. He improved upon his placement at state every year, placing 3rd as a freshman and runner-up in 2020 at 113lbs. California did not have a state […] More

  • Report Card: OSU Cowboys

    Now that there’s been time to reflect on the season I thought it would be a good idea to give out some grades. The Cowboys rolled out a young and talented team, but had some of the worst injury luck this season. While this was one of the more difficult seasons for the team, the […] More

  • Report Card: Oklahoma Sooners

    Now that the season is over and there’s been some time to reflect, I thought it would be good to take a look back and give some grades to individual performances. The Sooners finished with an 8-6 dual record overall, their most wins in a season since 2019. Their conference record was 3-5, where they […] More

  • OSU NCAA Recap: #15 Oklahoma State – 14th Place

    #15 Oklahoma State – 14th Place Oklahoma State had a tough season, losing a national champ in AJ Ferrari. And suffering injuries to All-Americans Travis Wittlake and Wyatt Sheets. Their 14th place finish is their second-worst finish ever and only two All-Americans for the second time in program history. Dustin Plott was a bright spot […] More

  • OU NCAA Recap: 29th Overall

    Oklahoma – 29th Overall A lot of people had OU written off as a serious threat after another underwhelming dual season, but once again the Sooners showed their depth as a team and ability to wrestle above their seeds. The team had 118 points, three points ahead of Iowa State. They qualified nine wrestlers, with […] More

  • OSU: NCAA Preview

    #15 Oklahoma State OSU is coming off their worst Big 12 performance in school history, but they are still in a good position to finish the year strong with some All-Americans. Last year the Cowboys had a somewhat disappointing Big 12’s, then finished 4th at NCAA’s. They’ll look to do that here but will be […] More

  • OU: NCAA Preview

    Oklahoma Similar to last year, OU is coming into the national tournament with a lot of momentum after a surprising runner-up finish at Big 12’s. However this year they’ve increased their number of qualifiers to nine and will be looking to improve upon last year’s 24th place tournament finish. Last year, the team only had […] More

  • RECAP: #11 Oklahoma State 18 over Oklahoma 16

    #11 Oklahoma State 18 over Oklahoma 16 Oklahoma State scored another Bedlam win to complete the 2022 season sweep, but the score was much closer against a banged-up Cowboy team. OSU’s Wyatt Sheets and Travis Wittlake were both out for this dual. The two teams split matches, but OSU pulled away with three major decisions […] More

  • PREVIEW Bedlam II: #11 Oklahoma State (12-4) vs Oklahoma (8-5)

    All Time Record: 146-27-10 Oklahoma State To finish out the regular season Oklahoma State and Oklahoma will meet again in the second Bedlam of the year. OSU has fallen eight spots in the rankings after losing AJ Ferrari, and OU has fallen out of the rankings. Oklahoma State won the first dual 31-3, with the […] More

  • Preview: Iowa vs Oklahoma State + 2 free tickets

    Two of the most storied programs in college wrestling face off in a “Bout at the Ballpark” in Arlington, TX at Globe Life Field on February 12th. Owrestle will giveaway two free tickets in the 2nd row to this event. These teams have split their last two duals with one sided wins: 2020 was Iowa […] More

  • RECAP: #6 Oklahoma State 29 over #21 South Dakota State 6

    #6 Oklahoma State 29 over #21 South Dakota State 6 Oklahoma State came out and looked much improved with a one sided win at home. They won eight out of ten matches and even saw an upset from Surber at 285lbs. All the wrestlers looked to have a little more pop, and outside of Mastrogiovanni, […] More

  • Predictions: Oklahoma State vs Mizzou

    #6 Oklahoma State (11-2) vs #14 Mizzou (9-3) All Time Record vs: 43-7-1 Oklahoma State heads back on the road for a big conference dual against Mizzou. They looked much improved against SDSU and will look to continue that here. SDSU actually beat Mizzou 21-12 just a few weeks ago. Mastrogiovanni appeared to be injured […] More

  • Preview: OSU vs SDSU

    #6 Oklahoma State (10-2) vs #21 South Dakota State (10-2) All Time Record vs: 6-0 Oklahoma State will look to bounce back against a tough Jackrabbits team who recently upset #14 Missouri. Oklahoma State will be favored in six matches and will look to get some upsets along the way. I don’t think AJ Ferrari […] More

  • OSU Weekend Recap

    #3 Oklahoma State 15 Northern Iowa 19 #3 Oklahoma State 12 #6 Iowa State 20 Oklahoma State drops back to back duals at home for the first time since 1993. This was a team struggling after their top wrestler got in a serious accident. OSU only won nine out of twenty matches and didn’t score […] More

  • Predictions & Preview: #5 Oklahoma State (10-0) vs Northern Iowa (3-5)

    All Time Record vs: 28-3 Oklahoma State will face off against an unranked Panthers team that is on a two-dual win streak after a rough start to the season. UNI doesn’t have top end talent at every weight, but they wrestle hard in every match and should keep a lot of scores closer than the […] More

  • Predictions & Preview: #19 Oklahoma (6-3) vs #6 Iowa State (9-1)

    All Time Record: 42-53-3 Oklahoma welcomes top-ten Iowa State to Norman in another conference dual. OU is coming off a strong 34-3 win over Northern Illinois where they won eight of ten matches, with one forfeit. OU has looked much improved over their last two duals and do come in with some momentum. This year, […] More

  • RECAP: #4 Oklahoma State 26 – #16 Lehigh 9

    OSU held strong at home against another EIWA opponent, winning seven matches and scoring three bonus wins along the way. While OSU won the matches they were expected to win, some of them were tighter than originally expected. John Smith called out quite a few of the wrestlers and said that he, “thought they wrestled […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #4 Oklahoma State (9-0) vs #16 Lehigh (8-4)

    #4 Oklahoma State (9-0) vs #16 Lehigh (8-4) All Time Record vs: 10-2 The last time these teams faced was in the 2020 season. OSU won five bouts but lost 21-20 after a failed skin check led to a forfeit at 133lbs for the Cowboys. This year, Lehigh is not the highest ranked, but they […] More

  • RECAP: #17 Oklahoma 14 #12 Mizzou 23

    #17 Oklahoma 14 #12 Mizzou 23 Oklahoma came out and looked much improved back in Norman but just missed on scoring a big upset over a old/new conference opponent Mizzou. The Sooners saw the return of Madrigal but were missing both Dom Demas and Mitch Moore at 149lbs. They did score a big upset win […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #17 Oklahoma (5-2) vs #12 Mizzou (6-2)

    #17 Oklahoma (5-2) vs #12 Mizzou (6-2) All Time Record vs: 42-13 OU is coming off a 3-0 record at the Virginia Duals but did suffer some tough upset losses along the way. Mizzou has bounced in and out of the top ten this season and features ranked wrestlers in nine weights. OU rotated starters […] More

  • RECAP: #5 Oklahoma State 35 Columbia 6

    With WVU having to cancel the tri-meet, Columbia and OSU managed to make it work, meeting in Stillwater for their first ever dual. Overall, OSU won eight out of ten matches. One of the losses came at 165lbs where usual starter Travis Wittlake sat out. Two young Cowboys had tests today, with mixed results. Mastrogiovanni […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #5 Oklahoma State (8-0) vs Columbia (1-2)

    5 Oklahoma State (8-0) vs Columbia (1-2) All Time Record vs: 0-0 OSU faces off against Columbia after West Virginia had to cancel the original tri-dual. Columbia did not compete last year along with the other Ivy League schools, so any returning qualifiers come from 2020. While Columbia is not a ranked team, they do […] More

  • #21 Oklahoma on Day 1 of Virginia Duals

    21 Oklahoma on Day 1 of Virginia Duals Oklahoma 24 Lock Haven 15Oklahoma 35 Kent State 3 Day one of the Virginia duals saw OU winning both duals but losing some significant matches in each. Prata, Grello, and Heindselman all saw upset losses to lower ranked or unranked wrestlers. Lineup answers were shown with Demas […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Virginia (3-2)

    #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Virginia (3-2) On their first dual of day two of the Virginia Duals, OU gets the host school Virginia. This dual should feature four ranked matchups with OU favored in three of them. While Virginia isn’t ranked, they do return six qualifiers. OU will hopefully be warmed up after Kent State […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Kent State (2-2)

    #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Kent State (2-2) Oklahoma makes their return to competition here for the first time in over a month after a rough Bedlam dual. This will be their second dual of the day since Lock Haven replaced Penn. Kent State was active early in the season but has also been inactive for […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Lock Haven (3-4)

    #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Lock Haven (3-4) Lock Haven comes in to the Virginia Duals as a late replacement after Penn had to drop off. They will face OU in the opening dual on Friday. Similar to the rest of the teams, Lock Haven has a couple ranked wrestlers, but more of their guys are […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Maryland (3-3)

    #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Maryland (3-3) In OU’s last match of the Virginia Duals, they’ll get unranked Maryland. Similar to Virginia, the overall team strength is low, but features some strong individual wrestlers. A rebuilding team, Maryland has quite a few quality wrestlers in redshirts this year. Maryland has four wrestlers that are below 0.500 […] More

  • The Recap: #5 Oklahoma State 35 Little Rock 6

    #5 Oklahoma State 35 Little Rock 6 My original prediction had OSU winning all 10 matches and scoring 42 points. That prediction came close to fruition, but unfortunately due to COVID issues, it did not happen. Kaden Gfeller was replaced by Joey Sanchez and Dustin Plott was replaced by Jalin Harper, who bumped to 174lbs […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #5 Oklahoma State vs Little Rock

    All Time Record vs: 2-0 Oklahoma State didn’t send starters to the Southern Scuffle, so this will be their first competition of the new year. This is only Little Rock’s third season, and they are still finding their footing with a 3-20 dual record. Last year OSU won both duals against them with a combined […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #3 Oklahoma State vs Utah Valley

    3 Oklahoma State vs Utah Valley All Time Record vs: 0-0 Utah Valley joined the Big 12 in 2015, but this will be the first time these two teams have faced each other in a dual. This will be OSU’s third road dual of this trip after dominant wins over Wyoming and Air Force. Utah […] More

  • RECAP: #3 Oklahoma State vs #13 Wyoming

    #3 Oklahoma State vs #13 Wyoming Final Score: Oklahoma State 30 Wyoming 3 I expected a pretty dominant showing for OSU against Wyoming, and they proved me right here, winning 9/10 matches. While OSU was dominant overall, there were some close individual matches, with three going to overtime. Unfortunately, we did not get to see […] More

  • RECAP: #3 Oklahoma State vs Air Force

    #3 Oklahoma State vs Air Force Final Score: Oklahoma State 45 Air Force 0 In OSU’s first dual of the day, the Cowboys wrestled to impress and secured a shutout. They scored the first takedown in every match and racked up over three minutes of riding time multiple times. I was worried about altitude affecting […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: Oklahoma State vs Wyoming

    #3 Oklahoma State vs #13 Wyoming All Time Record vs: 24-0-1 For their second dual of the day, Oklahoma State will have a three-hour drive to Laramie to take on Wyoming after wrestling Air Force. Wyoming returns seven qualifiers and one All-American. This dual will hopefully feature six rematches at 133, 149, 157, 165, 174, […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: Oklahoma State vs Air Force

    #3 Oklahoma State (4-0) vs Air Force (1-1) All Time Record vs: 4-0 Oklahoma State vs Air Force will be the first of two away duals on Friday for the Cowboys. OSU is coming in after a dominant Bedlam win and will look to stay undefeated in Big 12 competition. Air Force has only had […] More

  • Bedlam Dual Preview: #3 Oklahoma State at #14 Oklahoma

    All Time Record: 145-27-10 Oklahoma State This will be the 182nd Bedlam dual and first of this year. Oklahoma State has won the past 13 Bedlam duals and has a 49-6-3 record since John Smith took over as head coach in 1992. This dual should hopefully feature eight ranked matches and five possible rematches. OU […] More