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2017 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship Preview

2017 Division III

Brackets: Qualifier List: D3 Championships Central: Final D3 Rankings   When: March 10-11 Where: La Crosse Center La Crosse, Wisconsin   The six qualifying regional tournaments have set the field for the 2017 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship this Friday and Saturday.  The top three finishers from each region will meet in La Crosse, ...

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2017 NCAA Division II Wrestling Championship Preview

2017 Division II

In 1963, the NCAA Division II Wrestling Championship made their debut in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Western State College of Colorado were the champions and the tournament has been held every year since with the 2017 edition set for Birmingham, AL, Friday and Saturday, March 10th-11th. Wrestling gets underway at 11 am central Friday morning with the semi-finals kicking off Saturday ...

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NCAA Announces At-Large Selections for Division I Championships

NCAA Wrestling

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA announced the 53 at-large selections for the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. The wrestlers, listed in alphabetical order by weight class, join the 277 student-athletes that qualified automatically through their conference tournament finishes over the past two weekends.  The at-large selections were made by the NCAA Division I Wrestling Committee using the following selection criteria: ...

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Top Nine College Wrestling Performances of the Week – Mar. 6th, 2017

Conference tournament season wrapped up this weekend with an incredible array of wrestling across the country. This list could have gone on and on, but we’ve narrowed it down to the nine best performances of the week. In the end, all we can say is, Frank Mattiace, we are sorry! 9) Rodriguez wild season continues Freddie Rodriguez (SIU-Edwardsville) has had ...

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TOM’s College Wrestler of the Week – Mar. 6th, 2017

Kollin Moore - Ohio State

For most of this season, the conventional wisdom has been that the top two at 197 pounds, J’den Cox (Missouri) and Brett Pfarr (Minnesota), looked to be alone on the top tier of the weight. Though a few challengers had pushed the top two at times, none of them had been able to beat either man. That changed Sunday as ...

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Oklahoma State Dominates, History is Made at the 2017 Big 12 Wrestling Championship

Oklahoma State - Big 12

The 21st Big 12 wrestling tournament and the second since the addition of the former Western Wrestling Conference (WWC) teams had a familiar theme to it as Oklahoma State dominated on their way to their 15th Big 12 title on Sunday. It was the 51st conference title overall for the Cowboys who had a historically strong performance at the BOK ...

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Live Updates – 2017 Big 12 Tournament

Big 12

The Big 12 tournament gets underway at 11 am central time Saturday morning with the finals set for 1 pm Sunday afternoon. TOM will be live from the tournament all weekend long providing live updates here and on twitter @theopenmat. Feel free to tweet us questions and we’ll do our best to find the answers. Our Big 12 preview can ...

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How Conference Tournaments Keep Underdogs Close in the Team Race

Conference Tournament

Photo by: Joseph Maiorana, USA Today Conference tournament season is well underway and this weekend every Division I conference outside of the Pac-12, who wrestled last weekend, will compete. These smaller tournaments are important for NCAA qualifying and seeding purposes, but also because schools want to win their conference crown. It is winning the team title that can get weird ...

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Eight Wrestlers Who Placed Higher at NCAAs Than Conference in 2016

Seth Gross - SDSU

The post season is where champions are made. This weekend the vast majority of the Division I conferences will get together to settle their differences and set themselves up for the NCAA tournament in a couple of weeks. Two weeks seems like a short amount of time, but every year it must feel like an eternity to certain wrestlers. Last ...

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2017 Southern Conference Wrestling Tournament Preview


Tournament Information SoCon sports   Tournament Brackets and Live Coverage Trackwrestling A year ago at the Southern Conference tournament, it was Appalachian State edging out the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga by just a half a point.  The team title came down to the last match of the day and Denzel Dejournette (App State) sealed the win with a 4-2 victory over ...

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