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Wrestling Claims Two Individual Titles, Takes 2nd Overall at Southern Scuffle

By: OU Athletics Communications

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The No. 19 Oklahoma wrestling team claimed two individual titles and took second overall at the 2024 Southern Scuffle Tuesday at McKenzie Arena on the campus of the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.

The Sooners (4-2, 2-2 Big 12) made their first ever trip to the 21st edition of the tournament and came away with two champions and 13 total placewinners, the most out of any team in the field. The duo of Stephen Buchanan and Josh Heindselman went a combined 8-0 with six bonus point wins over the two days. Both have reached the finals in all three tournaments Oklahoma has participated in this season.

OU finished second overall, finishing with 136 points. The Sooners finished behind only team champion Stanford (153.5). Indiana (134), Army (133) and Northern Colorado (110.5) rounded out the top five.

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