Iowa State's Kyven Gadson has been honored as the Big 12 Wrestler of the Week after helping the Cyclones go 2-0 over the weekend. It is the second weekly award of the season for Gadson.
WRESTLER OF THE WEEK
Kyven Gadson, Iowa State, So., 197 pounds, Waterloo, Iowa
No. 11 Kyven Gadson went 2-0 on the weekend, helping the Cyclones defeat both Rutgers and Penn. On Friday, with Iowa State trailing Rutgers 15-12, Gadson won a crucial 14-6 major decision over the Scarlet Knight's Dan Seidenberg. On Sunday, Gadson sprung a 3-1 upset of No. 7 Micah Burak of Penn. The sophomore got a takedown in overtime to defeat Burak, who was an All-American in 2012.
2012-13 BIG 12 WRESTLERS OF THE WEEK/MONTH
November: Kendric Maple, OU, Jr., 141
Dec. 11: Kendric Maple, OU, Jr., 141
Dec. 17: Kyven Gadson, ISU, So., 197
Jan. 7: Kendric Maple, OU, Jr., 141
Jan. 15: Kyven Gadson, ISU, So., 197