AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State wrestling will open the 2007-08 campaign Thursday at 7 p.m. against Northern Illinois in Hilton Coliseum. ISU enters the dual as the number two team in the country and boasts seven ranked wrestlers, including top-ranked Jake Varner (184). The Cyclones will play host to the Harold Nichols/Cyclone Open Saturday at the Lied Recreation Center. Action is set to get underway at 10 a.m.

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