No. 10 Sooners Face WVU in Big 12 Dual

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Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
FEBRUARY 04, 2014
 No. 10 Oklahoma (8-2 overall, 2-0 Big 12) vs. West Virginia (9-4 overall, 0-2 Big 12)
 Date & Time Thursday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. CT
 Location Morgantown, W. Va. | WVU Coliseum
 Live Video WVUSports.com (Free)
 Live Stats TrackWrestling.com
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 Schedule 2013-14 Sooner Wrestling Schedule

NORMAN, Okla. -- Looking to remain undefeated in Big 12 competition, the No. 10 Oklahoma wrestling team (8-2 overall, 2-0 Big 12) will take on the West Virginia Mountaineers (9-4 overall, 0-2 Big 12) at 6 p.m. CT on Thursday inside WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, W. Va.

Ranked Competitors
The Sooners, who are coming off an 18-15 loss to then-No. 10 Missouri on Thursday, Jan. 30, enter the dual with seven probable starters ranked in the top 20, according to the latest InterMat poll.

OU's ranked wrestlers include Jarrod Patterson (No. 7 at 125 pounds), Cody Brewer (No. 7 at 133 pounds), Kendric Maple (No. 2 at 141 pounds), Justin DeAngelis (No. 18 at 157 pounds), Andrew Howe (No. 1 at 174 pounds), Travis Rutt (No. 4 at 197 pounds) and Ross Larson (No. 18 in heavyweight).

West Virginia has one ranked competitor in senior Colin Johnston, who is No. 16 at 141 pounds.

OU vs. West Virginia Series
Thursday night's dual marks the fifth matchup between the Sooners and Mountaineers and the third since West Virginia joined the Big 12 Conference. OU leads the all-time series 3-1 and won both meetings last season by scores of 25-14 (on Jan. 20, 2013, in Norman) and 34-9 (on March 8, 2013 at the Big 12 Dual Finals in Stillwater, Okla.).

Oklahoma Probable Lineup (with InterMat Rankings)
125: No. 7 Jarrod Patterson, RSr., 14-2 (6-1) OR Sean Williams, Fr., 6-5 (0-2)
133: No. 7 Cody Brewer, RSo., 16-3 (8-2)
141: Nick Lester, RSr., 14-6 (5-5)
149: No. 2 Kendric Maple, RSr., 15-3 (7-2)
157: No. 18 Justin DeAngelis, RJr., 14-4 (8-2)
165: Clark Glass, RFr., 11-8 (5-5)
174: No. 1 Andrew Howe, RSr., 17-0 (9-0)
184: Danny Chaid, Fr., 10-7 (4-3) OR Derek Geiges, RJr., 13-7 (2-1)
197: No. 4 Travis Rutt, RSr., 16-2 (8-2)
HWT: No. 18 Ross Larson, RFr., 19-6 (7-3)

West Virginia Probable Lineup (with InterMat Rankings)
125: Cory Stainbrook, Fr., 20-12
133: Nathan Pennesi, Sr., 14-7
141: No. 16 Colin Johnston, Sr., 23-5
149: Mike Morales, Jr., 14-5
157: Brutus Scheffel, Jr., 13-8
165: Ross Renzi, So., 18-12
174: Bubba Scheffel, So., 24-7
184: Mac Mancuso, Sr., 18-9
197: Leo Trindade, Fr., 13-11
285: A.J. Vizcarrondo, So., 16-14

Up Next
The Sooners travel to Stillwater, Okla., to face Oklahoma State in their final Big 12 dual of the season slated to begin at 2 p.m. CT.

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