January 7, 1982 Wins by Brian Mack and Jason Grantham in the final two bouts allow Northwestern to pull out a 30-27 Centennial League wrestling victory over Notre Dame. The Tigers trail 27-21 before Mack earns an 11-7 decision at 185 pounds, cutting the deficit to just three. Grantham gains a pin in 3:17 at heavyweight to complete the comeback. The winners, coached by Mike Pladus, also receice falls from Jim Yost (112 pounds), Jim Pluck (132) and Tom Erkinger (138) while Ed Keichel gets a decision win at 119.
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