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Dakota Midday: SDSU Wrestling Joins Big 12

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South Dakota State University wrestling has officially joined the Big 12. SDSU is one of six schools receiving an invitation, effective for the upcoming 2015-16 school year. North Dakota State, Wyoming, Air Force, Northern Colorado, and Utah Valley are also joining the newly formed alliance. The other schools are Iowa State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and West Virginia.

Chris Bono has been Jackrabbits wrestling head coach since 2012. Bono wrestled at Iowa State and ranks fifth on the program’s all-time wins list with 130 victories. He also represented the U.S. three times at the World Championships. Coach Bono joined Dakota Midday and discussed what being a part of the Big 12 means for SDSU.

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