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Opinion; Penn State Sends Message

On Saturday night at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO, the Nittany Lions did not just roar, they sent a crystal clear message to the rest of the teams in DI. That message was, catch us if you can. Think about this. They had six All-Americans which is not unheard of. They had five national champions, again it has ...

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2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships Preview

Big 10

If you include Ohio State in 2015 when they were Big 10 co-champions with Iowa, the winner of the Big 10 tournament has gone on to win the national tournament every year since Oklahoma State beat Minnesota in 2006.  Four different schools have been part of that run, further reinforcing that the Big 10 is far and away the toughest ...

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2017 ACC Wrestling Championships Preview

ACC

Raleigh, North Carolina is the site for the 2017 ACC Wrestling Championship, Saturday, March 4th inside Reynolds Coliseum.  The defending champion North Carolina State Wolfpack will try to hang on to their title but will have to stave off a strong Virginia Tech team that is the highest ranked of five ACC teams in TOM's top-25 team rankings.  It has been a ...

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NCAA DI Individual College Wrestling Rankings February 7, 2017

NCAA Division I Individual College Wrestling Rankings

TheOpenMat.com has released its February 7, 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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What is the Ultimate Wrestling Weekend?

Maybe you have seen the banners and twitter posts about the fundraiser TOM is doing for the Xtreme Couture Foundation and USA Wrestling, maybe you have not. Our staff wanted to take the time to explain why we are doing this, why we think it is important and what the ultimate wrestling weekend is all about. The Ultimate Wrestling Weekend ...

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The Open Mat now offers TOM Prime Premium Service

The Open Mat is now offering it’s readers TOM Prime. It is a premium content service that offers more insight than the standard content, which will still be available to all visitors. TOM is growing and will continue to expand and enhance its content. TOM Prime members will get: Exclusive access to nationwide youth, high school, and college coverage: TOM will ...

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TOM Launches “Ultimate Wrestling Weekend” Fundraiser for Xtreme Couture GI Foundation and USA Wrestling

Culver City, CA – The Open Mat (TOM) has partnered with the Xtreme Couture GI Foundation (www.xcgif.org) and USA Wrestling to raise funds for wounded veterans. The fundraiser begins January 16, 2017, and ends March 12, 2017. Fans of wrestling can help raise money for the foundation through donations via TOM website. For every $5.00 donated by an individual or ...

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NCAA DI Individual College Wrestling Rankings January 10, 2017

NCAA Division I Individual College Wrestling Rankings

TheOpenMat.com has released its January 10, 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 (with ...

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