Author Archives: Alex Steen

Stat Corner Powered By WrestleStat: Wrestlers Who are Undefeated in Conference

Stat Corner

With the NCAA Wrestling Division I post-season starting tomorrow with the Pac-12 tournament, we’re about to find out who is the best in each conference.  However, before we do, this week’s Stat Corner powered by WrestleStat take a look at who brings an undefeated conference record into their qualifying tournaments.  For this list, we only considered wrestlers who are likely ...

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Five Things to Watch at the National Collegiate Open

National Collegiate Open

This Sunday, February 26th, 2017 at Dover High School in Dover, Delaware, the ninth annual National Collegiate Open will take place as wrestlers from across the country gather to compete.  Most entrants won’t be going to a post-season tournament this year either due to being a redshirt or a back-up, so this is their championship event.  Even though the starters ...

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Could Penn State Break the All-Time NCAA Scoring Record?

Penn State

After top-ranked Penn State showed the college wrestling world just how much of a gap there is between them and second-ranked Oklahoma State on Sunday, they surged to a massive lead in our NCAA Wrestling Division I team rankings projecting to score a whopping 146 points. That would be the seventh highest point total for an NCAA champion ever which ...

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Pat Downey No Longer a Member of the Iowa State Wrestling Team

Pat Downey

After not wrestling since January 20th, Pat Downey was expected by many to return for the Big 12 Wrestling tournament next weekend.  However, TOM has learned that Downey is no longer a member of the Iowa State wrestling team.  The statement we received from Iowa State Wrestling Coach Kevin Jackson said, “Patrick Downey is no longer a member of the Iowa ...

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TOM NCAA Division I Wrestling Tournament Team Rankings – Feb. 22nd, 2017

NCAA logo

TOM has released our latest NCAA Division I team rankings for tournaments.  Our rankings use match-by-match data, supplied by our friends at WrestleStat, to project how each wrestler is likely to perform against various tiers of opponents.  For the tournament rankings, we walk through the NCAA tournament as if the wrestlers were seeded where they are currently ranked, projecting the ...

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2017 Pac-12 Wrestling Championships Preview

Pac-12 Wrestling

The NCAA Wrestling Division I post-season begins Sunday as Stanford hosts the 2017 Pac-12 Wrestling Championships. Oregon State has won the last five Pac-12 tournament crowns and will be in the mix once again. However, they will face strong challenges from #13 Arizona State and #16 Stanford with both teams having enough firepower to take the top spot away from ...

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Top 10 Wrestlers With Something to Prove This Post-Season

Top 10

As we head for the NCAA Division I Wrestling post-season, we know that stories will be written, unforgettable moments will unfold, and legacies will be cemented over the next month. Every wrestler who will compete at a conference tournament over the next two weeks will have a chance to prove they are the best in the country. However, certain wrestlers ...

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Top Six Matches to Watch at the 2017 Pac-12 Championships

Pac-12 Matches to Watch

The NCAA Division I wrestling post-season gets underway Sunday with the 2017 Pac-12 Wrestling Championships in Maples Pavilion at Stanford. Wrestling starts at 10:30 am pacific time with the final session scheduled for 6 pm local time. You can watch the action live throughout the day on Pac-12.com and the finals will be on the Pac-12 network. We’ll have an ...

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NCAA DI Individual College Wrestling Rankings February 21, 2017

NCAA Division I Individual College Wrestling Rankings

TheOpenMat.com has released it's February 21, 2017, NCAA Division I Individual College Wrestling Rankings. Athletes who are known to be redshirting, injured for a prolonged amount of time or are known to be coming back the second semester are not ranked. During the season, wrestlers who miss two weeks of scheduled competition (excluding opens), will be removed from the rankings ...

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