Hawkeyes handle Wolverines wrestling in easy win

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Iowa wrestling took down Michigan in a dual meet on Friday, 31-7, in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Top-ranked Thomas Gilman (125 pounds) got the night started for the Hawkeyes with a 20-7 major decision over Austin Assad. Iowa would stay hot as Cory Clark (133), Topher Carton (141), Brandon Sorensen (149) and Michael Kemerer (157) each won his match to begin the night.

Iowa assistant coach Ryan Morningstar and head coach Tom Brands watch Brody Grothus wrestle Minnesota's Tommy Thorn at 141 pounds at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. Grothus lost by decision, 6-4.

The first Michigan victory came when Logan Massa (165) beat Iowa's Joseph Gunther, 16-6. Michigan's Myles Amine (174) followed that up with a 6-5 decision over Alex Meyer.

Sam Brooks (184) righted Iowa's ship with a 20-4 technical fall win over Ernest Battaglia before the Hawkeyes' Cash Wilcke (197) won his match over Jackson Striggow. Iowa's Sam Stoll won the heavyweight match, beating Michigan's Dan Perry via pin.

The Hawkeyes will take the mat again at noon Sunday in East Lansing, Mich. against the Michigan State Spartans.