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College wrestling: Three Huskies fall a win short of All-American honors

Published: Friday, March 17, 2017 9:07 p.m. CDT

The three Northern Illinois wrestlers left in the NCAA tournament each fell a win short of earn All-American status on Friday in St. Louis.

At 125, Brock Hudkins lost 7-5 Oklahoma State's Nicholas Piccininni. He trailed early but managed to tie it at 4-4 in the third before falling late.

At 149, Steve Bleise was up early on San Diego State's Alex Kocer but lost 4-2 despite a first-period takedown.

Shawn Scott trailed Rider's Ryan Wolfe early in their match at 197, but tied it at 6-6. He was down 9-7 at the start of the third and lost 10-7 to end his season.

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