Illini Wrestling: Brooks Black Advances To Quarterfinals


Unseeded heavyweight Brooks Black continued to advance the Orange and Blue after his opening round upset, outlasting George Washington's Boyce Cornwell 4-3 in two Sudden Victory periods. He will take on the 3 seed Ty Walz (27-2) from Virginia Tech tomorrow morning. Illinois capped the championship portion of Round 2 advancing 4 of 5 remaining wrestlers. Illinois holds on to 12th place at this point.