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Wrestling: Notes on Bedlam

by Mike Sherman Modified: April 18, 2013 at 4:32 pm •  Published: February 20, 2008

Here are some notes on the Bedlam wrestling match, courtesy of OSU.

The Basics
  The No. 3 Oklahoma State wrestling team (16-2-1 overall) puts a cap on the 2008 regular season when it travels to Norman to face No. 17 Oklahoma at 7 p.m. Thursday in McCasland Fieldhouse.

Ticket Information
  A limited number of tickets remain for Thursday’s Bedlam Series dual at a cost of $10 for general admission. Contact the Oklahoma ticket office at (405) 325-2424 or toll-free (800) 456-GoOU.

The Most Lopsided Rivalry In College Sports
  Oklahoma State has a 100-win advantage in its all-time wrestling series with Oklahoma, making the Bedlam Series wrestling rivalry the most lopsided rivalry in all of college sports. No other school in the country claims a 100-win advantage over a single opponent in any sport.

Series Capsule – Oklahoma State vs. Oklahoma
Series Record: OSU leads, 124-24-9
In Stillwater: OSU leads, 67-12-2
In Norman: OSU leads, 54-12-7
At Neutral: OSU leads, 3-0-0
Under John Smith: OSU leads, 33-3-2
Under Jack Spates: OSU leads, 29-3-2
Current Streak: OSU has won last 19 and is unbeaten in last 27
Last OSU Win: OSU 21, Oklahoma 9 (Dec. 2, 2007)
Last OU Win: Oklahoma 19, OSU 18 (Nov. 28, 1995)

Last Meeting vs. Oklahoma -Dec. 2, 2007 (OSU 21, OU 9)
125 – Ben Ashmore (OSU) dec. Joey Fio (OU): 6-0
133 – No.2 Coleman Scott (OSU) dec. Brian Shelton (OU):1-0
141 – No. 4 Nathan Morgan (OSU) dec. No. 15 Zack Bailey (OU): 9-4
149 – No. 9 Will Rowe (OU) dec. Quinten Fuentes (OSU): 10-4
157 – Newly McSpadden (OSU) dec. Chad Terry (OU): 6-1
165 – Jake Dieffenbach (OSU) dec. No. 16 Max Dean (OU): 3-2
174 – No. 5 Brandon Mason (OSU) dec. Jeff James (OU): 5-0
184 – No. 11 Joshua Weitzel (OU) dec. Cody Hill (OSU): 3-2
197 – No. 9 Joel Flaggert (OU) dec. Clayton Foster (OSU): 12-10
285 – No. 10 Jared Rosholt (OSU) dec. No. 20 Nathan Fernandez (OU):6-3

Cowboys Look To Match Longest Streak In Series History
  Oklahoma State has won each of its last last 19 duals against Oklahoma and hasn’t lost to the Sooners since 1995. Should the Cowboys extend their winning streak over OU to 20, it would match the longest winning streak in the history of the Bedlam Series. OSU won 20 consecutive over Oklahoma from 1969 through 1979.

Career Head-to-Head Meetings
133 pounds: Coleman Scott (OSU) vs. Brian Shelton (OU)
12/3/06 – Scott maj. dec. Shelton, 11-0
2/11/07 – Scott maj. dec. Shelton, 17-4
3/3/07 – Scott maj. dec. Shelton, 11-1
12/2/07 – Scott dec. Shelton, 1-0

141 pounds: Nathan Morgan (OSU) vs. Zack Bailey (OU)
12/2/07 – Morgan dec. Bailey, 9-4

157 pounds: Newly McSpadden (OSU) vs. Chad Terry (OU)
12/2/07 – McSpadden dec. Terry, 6-1

165 pounds: Jake Dieffenbach (OSU) vs. Max Dean (OU)
12/2/07 – Dieffenbach dec. Dean, 3-2

184 pounds: Jack Jensen (OSU) vs. Joshua Weitzel (OU)
11/24/07 – Weitzel dec. Jensen, 2-1

197 pounds: Clayton Foster (OSU) vs. Joel Flaggert (OU)
12/2/07 – Flaggert dec. Foster, 12-10

285 pounds: Jared Rosholt (OSU) vs. Nathan Fernandez (OU)
12/2/07 – Rosholt dec. Fernandez (6-3)

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by Mike Sherman
Sports Editor
Mike Sherman is sports editor of The Oklahoman, where he has a combined 18 years of service during two stints as a writer and an editor. He covered high school sports for The Oklahoman from 1984-93. He also worked as a news writer for the...
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