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Penn State wrestling faces its toughest test yet, while former wrestler David Taylor makes a name for himself internationally

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As many of you know, the Penn State wrestling team has been nothing short of perfect this season. On Sunday, they put that perfect record on the line as they head to Stillwater, Oklahoma to take on the Oklahoma State in the NWCA National Dual Championship.

Similarly, on the mat, former national champion and Hodge Trophy winner David Taylor decided to go bananas at the World Cup in Tehran, Iran. Taylor, up at 86 kilograms (~189 pounds), went 4-0 for the US including dispatching of 2012 Olympic champion Sharif Sharifov of Azerbaijan in the semifinal before pinning defending Olympic champ Hassan Yazdani in the final against Iran.

The ice sport is back in action this weekend. Specifically, the Penn State hockey team, which will play host to Minnesota looking to avenge a sweep at the hands of the Golden Gophers earlier this month at the Xcel Energy Center. Our own Chris Taylor has the breakdown.

Penn State hoops, led by a trio of talented freshmen, has been up and down throughout the season. What are Pat Chambers and co. taking away from a recent setback at the hands of Nebraska in Lincoln?

Think Penn State football’s success in 2017 is going unnoticed by its (not a) rivals? Think again. James Franklin has the Nittany Lions making waves on the national scene, and they’re here to stay.