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No. 1 OSU wrestling defeats No. 13 Missouri

The Cowboys sealed the win with the final three bouts, with Julian Feikert picking up a win in his first dual bout.
From Staff Reports Published: February 4, 2012

— The No. 1-ranked Oklahoma State wrestling team defeated 13th-ranked Missouri 22-12 at the Hearnes Center on Saturday.

The teams went back and forth for the first seven bouts. The Tigers (11-3, 2-2 Big 12) picked up close decisions at 157, 165, 197, and 125 pounds while OSU's Chris Perry, Chris McNeil and Alan Gelogaev won decisions at 174, 184, and heavyweight.

The final three bouts sealed the Cowboys' win, with OSU's Jordan Oliver (133) and Jamal Parks (149) earning bonus-point wins, and Julian Feikert (141) picking up a win in his first dual bout.

Feikert was wrestling in place of Josh Kindig, who is ranked No. 12 at 141 pounds.

According to, Kindig has been suspended, and OSU coach John Smith says he does not know if he'll wrestle the rest of the season.

Oklahoma State (12-0, 4-0 Big 12) returns to action on Feb. 12, hosting a regional round of the NWCA National Duals.

The teams in the Stillwater Regional include Ohio State, Wyoming, Nebraska, Boise State and Tennessee-Chattanooga.