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Weight by weight look at Lions’ big-time showdown against No. 2 Ohio State

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- There's no denying the magnitude of Saturday night's matchup between top-ranked Penn State and No. 2 Ohio State.

Some fans might have to pay $100-plus or even $200-plus on the secondary market just to get into sold-out Rec Hall. Expect the noise to be taken up another notch or two, as well. There will be NCAA champions and All-America honorees galore. Even Olympic champion Kyle Snyder, fresh off the world stage in Russia, will have a lot of eyes on him.

One team's unblemished dual record will be altered, but Cael Sanderson's message this week was pretty simple.

"It's a big match and we'll have another big match next week against Iowa," Sanderson said. "There's gonna be big matches this year, next year, so we'll be ready. This isn't the first big match they've wrestled, and it certainly won't be the last.''

With NCAA champion Jason Nolf recovering from a knee injury that's expected to keep him out for the rest of the dual slate, here's what the Lions were saying about their potential matches and opponents.

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