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Ohio State’s Tom Ryan, SDSU’s Chris Bono On The Mat guests Wed.

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Two top college wrestling head coaches – Tom Ryan and Chris Bono – will be guests will be guests this week for the “On The Mat” show for Wed., Jan. 29, the weekly broadcast announced Tuesday.

Ryan is the head wrestling coach at Ohio State, currently the No. 12-ranked program in the U.S. He was a two-time All-American for the University of Iowa.

Bono is in his second year at the helm at South Dakota State. He is the subject of a USA Wrestling feature article just posted at; just last month, the 1996 NCAA champ for Iowa State competed in the main event at Agon II: Home Front event in Flint, Mich., going up against former Hawkeye mat champ Brent Metcalf.

On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Central on AM 1650, The Fan.

E-mail with any questions or comments about the show. A podcast of the show is available on

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