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Big Ten Wrestling Pre-Seeds Announced

Big 10 Conference

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced the preliminary seeds for the 2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, which are set for March 4-5 at Indiana. Six schools boast at least one top-seeded wrestler, with Ohio State and Penn State leading the way with three apiece. Penn State and Wisconsin will bring a seeded wrestler in each of the 10 weight ...

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NAIA Wrestling National Championships Preliminary Brackets Announced

NAIA

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Preliminary Brackets – PDF) Preliminary brackets for the 2017 NAIA Wrestling National Championships, presented by USA Wrestling-Kansas have been released, the national office announced Friday. Session I action inside the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kan., begins March 3 at 10 a.m. CST. The 60th annual event consists of four sessions, concluding Saturday with the championship finals ...

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Top Seven College Wrestling Performances of the Week – Feb. 27th, 2017

Performances of the Week

With the Division I postseason getting underway, the National Collegiate Open serving as a final competition for many, and the NJCAA national tournament ending in the most dramatic fashion possible, this week was full of amazing performances. 7) Stewart puts himself on the radar at 174 True freshman Noah Stewart (Army) put an exclamation point on his season by knocking ...

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Hey Ref: How Do You Decide When to Call Stalling?

Stalling

I don’t know about all sports but in most when penalties or fouls happen, they simply happen. For example, in basketball, if I hit the shooting athlete while he’s attempting a shot, it’s a foul. It happened. In baseball, if a pitcher illegally pitches the ball, it’s a balk. It happened. In football, if I hit the receiver out of ...

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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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Top Five Conference Tournament Story Lines to Watch

Conference Story Lines

5) Will Missouri continue its MAC tournament dominance? Since joining the Mid-American Conference for the 2012-13 season, the Missouri Tigers have dominated the conference tournament. Under the direction of head coach Brian Smith, the Tigers have won four consecutive tournament team titles and 16 individual titles. The closest any team has come to knocking Mizzou from its throne atop the ...

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2017 NJCAA Wrestling Championships Preview

NJCAA

NJCAA Rankings 2/21/17 http://news.theopenmat.com/college-rankings/njcaa-wrestling-team-individual-rankings-feb-21st-2017/61943   NJCAA Wrestling Website http://www.njcaa.org/sports/wrest/index   NJCAA Wrestling National Championships Website http://www.njcaawrestlingcb.com/tournament.asp   NJCAA Nationals Handbook http://www.njcaawrestlingcb.com/files/NJCAA%20Wrestling%20Championships%202017.pdf   What:  NJCAA Men’s Wrestling Championships Where:  Council Bluffs, Iowa             Mid America Center When:  Friday, February 24th & Saturday, February 25th   TOM is giving you a glimpse at the 2017 NJCAA Men’s Wrestling Championships including the top teams and ...

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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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