NOTEBOOK: Kevin Jackson press conference highlights (1-28-13)
Iowa State defeated West Virginia 30-3 on Saturday in Morgantown. Up next are Arizona State (Feb. 1), Oklahoma State (Feb.3).
--- The team is looking forward to finally wresting in Hilton again. The last time that Iowa State wrestled in Hilton was on Dec. 16.
--- Big match coming up on Friday for Kyven Gadson at 197. Gadson, who is ranked 9th at the weight class, will go head-to-head with No. 7 Jake Meredith of Arizona State.
--- Saturday was a big win for Matt Gibson, who is originally from West Virginia. Jackson said that Gibson had 30-some family members at the match.
--- On John Meeks…”Mentally he never lost his confidence. He believes in himself very strongly.” --- Believes he can beat anybody. “This kid is going to be great. He is really going to make Iowa State fans proud.”