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Memorable Matches II

About the Series

The 1990s marked a turning point in college wrestling as a new generation of stars prepared to take the reins. The Memorable Matches available here showed the strength, power, and talent of wrestlers from a variety of schools, including Iowa's Terry Brands and Mike Mena, Iowa State's Cael Sanderson, Chris Bono, Eric Akin, and more.

Iowa Public Television is proud to be able to bring these Memorable Matches "out of our vaults" and deliver it to you through DVD and in a digital download format that will work on variety of platforms.

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DVD & Digital Download Sets

Knockout Nineties
The 1990s marked a turning point in college wrestling as a new generation of stars prepared to take the reins. Watch 15 matches that showed the strength, power, and talent of wrestlers from a variety of schools, including Iowa's Terry Brands and Mike Mena, Iowa State's Chris Bono and Eric Akin, and more.
Duration: 84 Minutes
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Nerve-Racking Nineties
Wrestling is a sport of frequent lead changes and close scores, where a one-point escape can win a match. In these ten episodes, watch some of the closest matches from Iowa Public Television's College Wrestling coverage in the 1990s.
Duration: 120 Minutes
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New Wave Nineties
As the 1990s came to a close, stars like Cael Sanderson and Doug Schwab began their Olympic-caliber domination. The new generation proved as talented and dedicated as those who came before them, and reinvigorated interest in the sport. These 11 matches represent some of the best of this new generation.
Duration: 105 Minutes
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No-Nonsense Nineties
For all the impressive moves and jaw-dropping maneuvers, success in the 1990s still required a firm understanding of the basics of the sport. In these 12 matches, watch as the Brands brothers, Mark Ironside, and others demonstrate how fundamentals are key to their winning careers.
Duration: 122 Minutes
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Notable Nineties
Brands...Bono...Ironside - these are some of the names that come to mind when fans think of the 1990s in College Wrestling. Watch as these stars and others fight to win during this notable decade.
Duration: 115 Minutes
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Notable Nineties

  1. Terry Brands
    Senior - University of Iowa
    Shawn Charles
    Junior - Arizona State University
    1992 - 126 lbs.
  2. Tom Brands
    Sophomore - University of Iowa
    Chris Owens
    Sophomore - Oklahoma State University
    1990 - 134 lbs.
  3. Zeke Jones
    Freshman - Arizona State University
    Steve Martin
    Freshman - University of Iowa
    1987 - 118 lbs.
  4. Lincoln McIlravy
    Junior - University of Iowa
    Chris Sabo
    Freshman - Oklahoma State University
    1995 - 150 lbs.
  5. Pat Smith
    Junior - Oklahoma State University
    Matt Demaray
    Senior - University of Wisconsin
    1992 - 158 lbs.
  6. Terry Brands
    Sophomore - University of Iowa
    Kendall Cross
    Senior - Oklahoma State University
    1990 - 126 lbs.
  7. Townsend Saunders
    Senior - Arizona State University
    Todd Chesbro
    Sophomore - Oklahoma State University
    1990 - 150 lbs.
  8. Tom Brands
    Senior - University of Iowa
    Bob Truby
    Senior - Penn State University
    1992 - 134 lbs.
  9. Les Gutches
    Senior - Oregon State University
    Reese Andy
    Senior - University of Wyoming
    1996 - 177 lbs.
  10. Lincoln McIlravy
    Junior - University of Iowa
    Chris Bono
    Sophomore - Iowa State University
    1995 - 150 lbs.
  11. Cary Kolat
    Junior - Lock Haven University
    Mark Ironside
    Sophomore - University of Iowa
    1996 - 134 lbs.