The Sports Almanac

NCAA Wrestling Champions


PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS
Current NCAA Wrestling Title Holders
Championship Schools

Through the 2016 Championship
YEAR WINNER LOSER
POINTS
1928
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys
Iowa State Cyclones/Michigan Wolverines

1929
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys
Michigan Wolverines
26-18
1930
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys
Illinois Fightng Illini
27-14
1931
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys
Iowa State Cyclones

1932
Indiana Hoosiers
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys
14-11
1933
Iowa State Cyclones/Oklahoma A&M Cowboys
NONE

1934
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys Indiana Hoosiers
29-19
1935
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys Oklahoma Sooners
36-18
1936
Oklahoma Sooners
Central Oklahoma Bronchos/Oklahoma A&M Cowboys
14-10
1937
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys Oklahoma Sooners
31-13
1938
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys Illinois Fighting Illini
19-15
1939
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys Lehigh Mountain Hawks
33-12
1940
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys Indiana Hoosiers
24-14
1941
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys Michigan State Spartans
37-26
1942
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys Michigan State Spartans
31-26
1946
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys Northern Iowa Panthers
25-24
1947
Cornell College Rams
Northern Iowa Panthers
32-19
1948
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys Michigan State Spartans
33-28
1949
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys Northern Iowa Panthers
32-27
1950
Northern Iowa Panthers
Purdue Boilermakers
30-16
1951
Oklahoma Sooners
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys
24-23
1952
Oklahoma Sooners
Northern Iowa Panthers
22-21
1953
Penn State Nittany Lions
Oklahoma Sooners
21-15
1954
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys Pittsburgh Panthers
32-17
1955
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys Penn State Nittany Lions
40-31
1956
Oklahoma A&M Cowboys Oklahoma Sooners
65-62
1957
Oklahoma Sooners
Pittsburgh Panthers
73-66
1958
Oklahoma State Cowboys
Iowa State Cyclones
77-62
1959
Oklahoma State Cowboys Iowa State Cyclones
73-51
1960
Oklahoma Sooners
Iowa State Cyclones
59-40
1961
Oklahoma State Cowboys Oklahoma Sooners
82-63
1962
Oklahoma State Cowboys Oklahoma Sooners
82-45
1963
Oklahoma Sooners
Iowa State Cyclones
48-45
1964
Oklahoma State Cowboys Oklahoma Sooners
87-58
1965
Iowa State Cyclones
Oklahoma State Cowboys
87-76
1966
Oklahoma State Cowboys Iowa State Cyclones
79-70
1967
Michigan State Spartans
Michigan Wolverines
74-63
1968
Oklahoma State Cowboys Iowa State Cyclones
81-78
1969
Iowa State Cyclones
Oklahoma Sooners
104-69
1970
Iowa State Cyclones
Michigan State Spartans
99-84
1971
Oklahoma State Cowboys Iowa State Cyclones
94-66
1972
Iowa State Cyclones
Michigan State Spartans
103-72.5
1973
Iowa State Cyclones
Oregon State Beavers
85-72.5
1974
Oklahoma Sooners
Michigan Wolverines
69.5-67
1975
Iowa Hawkeyes
Oklahoma Sooners
102-77
1976
Iowa Hawkeyes
Iowa State Cyclones
123.5-85.75
1977
Iowa State Cyclones
Oklahoma State Cowboys
95.5-88.75
1978
Iowa Hawkeyes Iowa State Cyclones
94.5-94
1979
Iowa Hawkeyes Iowa State Cyclones
122.5-88
1980
Iowa Hawkeyes Oklahoma State Cyclones
110.75-87
1981
Iowa Hawkeyes Oklahoma Sooners
129.75-100.25
1982 Iowa Hawkeyes Iowa State Cyclones
131.75-111
1983 Iowa Hawkeyes Oklahoma State Cowboys
155-102
1984 Iowa Hawkeyes Oklahoma State Cowboys
123.75-98
1985 Iowa Hawkeyes Oklahoma Sooners
145.25-98.5
1986 Iowa Hawkeyes Oklahoma Sooners
158-84.25
1987 Iowa State Cyclones
Iowa Hawkeyes
133-108
1988 Arizona State Sun Devils
Iowa Hawkeyes
93-85.5
1989 Oklahoma State Cowboys
Arizona State Sun Devils
91.25-70.5
1990 Oklahoma State Cowboys
Arizona State Sun Devils
117.75-104.75
1991 Iowa Hawkeyes Oklahoma State Cowboys
157-108.75
1992 Iowa Hawkeyes Oklahoma State Cowboys
149-100.5
1993 Iowa Hawkeyes Penn State Nittany Lions
123.75-87.5
1994 Oklahoma State Cowboys
Iowa Hawkeyes
94.75-76.5
1995 Iowa Hawkeyes Oregon State Beavers
134-77.5
1996 Iowa Hawkeyes Iowa State Cyclones
122.5-78.5
1997 Iowa Hawkeyes Oklahoma State Cowboys
170-113.5
1998 Iowa Hawkeyes Minnesota Golden Gophers
115-102
1999 Iowa Hawkeyes Minnesota Golden Gophers
100.5-98.5
2000 Iowa Hawkeyes Iowa State Cyclones
116-109.5
2001 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Iowa Hawkeyes
138.5-125.5
2002 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Iowa State Cyclones
126.5-104
2003
Oklahoma State Cowboys Minnesota Golden Gophers
143-104.5
2004
Oklahoma State Cowboys Iowa Hawkeyes
123.5-82
2005
Oklahoma State Cowboys Michigan Wolverines
153-83
2006
Oklahoma State Cowboys Minnesota Golden Gophers
122.5-84
2007
Minnesota Golden Gophers
Iowa State Cyclones
98.88.5
2008
Iowa Hawkeyes
Ohio State Buckeyes
117.5-79
2009
Iowa Hawkeyes
Ohio State Buckeyes
96.5-92
2010
Iowa Hawkeyes
Cornell Big Red
103.5-89.5
2011
Penn State Nittany Lions
Cornell Big Red
103.5-89.5
2012
Penn State Nittany Lions
Minnesota Golden Gophers
143-117.5
2013
Penn State Nittany Lions
Oklahoma State Cowboys
123.5-119.5
2014
Penn State Nittany Lions
Minnesota Golden Gophers
109.5-104
2015
Ohio State Buckeyes
Iowa Hawkeyes
102-84
2016
Penn State Nittany Lions
Oklahoma State Cowboys
123-97.5


CHAMPIONSHIP SCHOOLS
POSITION
SCHOOL
CHAMPIONSHIPS
LAST CHAMPIONSHIP
1
Oklahoma State Cowboys
34
2006
2
Iowa Hawkeyes
23
2010
3
Iowa State Cyclones
8
1987
4
Oklahoma Sooners
7
1974
5
Penn State Nittany Lions
6
2016
6
Minnesota Golden Gophers
3
2007
7
Indiana Hoosiers
1
1932
8
Cornell College Rams
1
1947
9
Northern Iowa Panthers
1
1950
10
Michigan State Spartans
1
1967
11
Arizona State Sun Devils
1
1988
12
Ohio State Buckeyes
1
2015