COLUMBUS, Ohio — Second-ranked Ohio State won the final three matches to pull out a 21-12 victory over No. 6 Nebraska on Sunday.
The Huskers finished their Big Ten dual season 5-4, with three of the losses coming to the top three teams in the country: Penn State, Ohio State and Iowa.
Nebraska won three straight matches to tie Sunday’s dual 12-12.
Tyler Berger started that stretch with a 10-5 decision over eighth-ranked Ke-Shawn Hayes for his ninth win over a ranked opponent this season. Isaiah White (165) and Mikey Labriola (174) followed with victories.
But the top two wrestlers in OSU’s lineup responded with wins. Unbeaten Myles Martin, No. 1 at 184, downed No. 6 Taylor Venz 12-5 and Kollin Moore, No. 2 at 197, got a 7-5 sudden-victory over No. 11 Eric Schultz. Schultz tied it with a takedown in the final seconds of the third period, but Moore got the decisive takedown 13 seconds into sudden-victory.
Nebraska finishes its dual season Saturday, hosting Stanford.
125 pounds: Zeke Moisey, NU, dec. Malik Heinselman, 8-5. 133: Luke Pletcher, OSU, major dec. Jevon Parrish, 13-4. 141: Joey McKenna, OSU, dec. CJ Red, 7-1. 149: Micah Jordan, OSU, tech. fall Jordan Shearer, 22-7. 157: Tyler Berger, NU, dec. Ke-Shawn Hayes, 10-5. 165: Isaiah White, NU, dec. Te-Shan Campbell, 4-2. 174: Mikey Labriola, NU, dec. Ethan Smith 9-5. 184: Myles Martin, OSU, dec. Taylor Venz, 12-5. 197: Kollin Moore, OSU, dec. Eric Schultz, 7-5 SV-1. 285: Chase Singletary, OSU, dec. David Jensen, 7-5.