Late Collapse Halts Rutgers Upset Bid against Powerful No. 8 Michigan

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers wrestling took a lead after a spectacular Phil Bakuckas pinfall but two pins and a tech fall for Michigan as heavy favorites closed out a 27-16 victory for the Wolverines.

125: Conor Youtsey (UM) dec. over No. 20/19/NR Sean McCabe (RU), 3-1 (SV); Michigan leads, 3-0

133: No. 16/14/NR Rossi Bruno (UM) dec. over No. 17/18/18 Anthony Giraldo (RU), 4-2 (TB-1); Michigan leads, 6-0

141: No. 6/4/6 Anthony Ashnault (RU) dec. over Zac Hall (UM), 2-0; Michigan leads, 6-3

149: No. 7/7/6 Alec Pantaleo (UM) major dec. over Tyson Dippery (RU), 14-5; Michigan leads, 10-3

157: No. 17/20/12 Richie Lewis (RU) dec. over No. 9/6/11 Brian Murphy (UM), 3-2; Michigan leads, 10-6

165: No. 8/5/4 Anthony Perrotti (RU) major dec. over Garrett Sutton (UM), 13-1; Match tied, 10-10

174: No. NR/20/NR Phillip Bakuckas (RU) wins by fall over Aaron Calderon (UM), 2:49; Rutgers leads, 16-10

184: No. 4/12/2 Domenic Abounader (UM) tech fall over Anthony Pafumi (RU), 16-0; Rutgers leads, 16-15

197: No. 6/6/6 Max Huntley (UM) wins by fall over Hayden Hrymack (RU), 2:09; Michigan leads, 21-16

285: No. 4/4/3 Adam Coon (UM) wins by fall over No. 13/15/12 Billy Smith (RU), 1:25; Michigan wins, 27-16


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