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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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2017 NCAA Wrestling Division I Qualifier Allocations Announced

NCAA Wrestling

This article was updated after the NCAA released an updated version.  This is the latest release. INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA has announced a correction to the qualifier allocations for the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships as listed in the chart below. Additional matches were identified that weren’t included in the original ratings percentage index (RPI) calculation. After the new RPI ...

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NCAA Division III Wrestling Regional Cheat Sheet

NCAA Wrestling

Division III Wrestling Coaches Top 25 Poll http://news.theopenmat.com/college-rankings/nwca-division-iii-wrestling-team-individual-rankings-feb-9th-2017/61746   NCAA Division II Championship Central http://www.ncaa.com/sports/wrestling/d3   I think we can all admit that the regional qualifying structure for Division III is a farce.  I have to use the word farce because my editor will not let me type out the expletive “@#@!%&^%$#$”.  Every attempt to rebalance the regions has failed ...

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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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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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