#23 Redshirt-sophomore Sean Fausz provided the home fans with the most exciting match of the night, as he took out two-time All-American Conor Youtsey in extra time 5-3. Down 3-1, Fausz scored a takedown with just eight seconds left to send it into overtime. Fausz then secured the win with the winning takedown with five seconds left in the first OT period.
An injury default in the dual's final bout, gave NC State a 21-17 road win at No. 2 Iowa in the NWCA National Duals last year. A close dual that saw five lead changes came down to the final bout - with heavyweight Nick Gwiazdowski claiming the six team points.