Oklahoma's Andrew Howe has been named the Big 12 Wrestler of the Week for competition from Dec. 2 through Dec. 8. Howe is a perfect 12-0 on the season and won the 174-pound title at the 2013 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Invitational last week.
WRESTLER OF THE WEEK
Andrew Howe, Oklahoma, RS-Sr., 174 lbs
As the No. 1 seed at 174 pounds, Oklahoma redshirt senior Andrew Howe paved his way to the 2013 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Invitational finals in convincing fashion, winning by a fall in 3:47, a 16-6 major decision, a fall in 4:24 and a 16-4 major decision.
In the final round, Howe topped the No. 2 seed Robert Kokesh of Nebraska by a 3-2 decision to claim the 174-pound title. Howe’s performance helped the Sooners claim the team title at the tournament with 154.5 points, 24 points ahead of second-place and 10th-ranked Nebraska. On the 2013-14 season, Howe is a perfect 12-0.
Howe's Results from Dec. 2 through Dec. 9
Andrew Howe fall Austin Dewey (Boise State), 3:47
Andrew Howe maj. dec. Mark Martin (Ohio State), 16-6
Andrew Howe fall Bryce Hammond (CSU Bakersfield), 4:24
Andrew Howe maj. dec. Turtogtokh Luvsandorj (Citadel), 16-4
Andrew Howe dec. Robert Kokesh (Nebraska), 3-2
2013-14 BIG 12 WRESTLERS OF THE WEEK/MONTH
|November:||Travis Rutt, OU, RS-Sr., 197|
|Dec. 9:||Andrew Howe, OU, RS-Sr., 174|