Dual meets are important from the fan base standpoint. While there is the “individual” aspect of wrestling, the dual meets also serve to build a team concept as well and setting goals. There is a lot of nuance in many dual meet victories with the difference many times whether a kid who loses does not give up the bonus points. I agree with many of the points TMH made about why teams do or do not participate in the National Duals. It’s difference each year…depends on how the ox is being gored. While OSU is formidable, they have had some injury issues of late and maybe we just get a little lucky.