NCAA Championships

10 Great Quotes from the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship

The fantastic NCAA tournament that just concluded featured outstanding action on the mat, but we also got to hear from a wide array coaches and athletes throughout the tournament.  You can check out all of our interviews on our Championship Central page, but we also went through the transcripts from Friday and Saturday night’s press conferences to find the best ...

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Live Updates from the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Division I Championship

2017 NCAA Wrestling

Welcome to St. Louis where the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Division I Championship takes place Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.  TOM is live from the biggest college wrestling tournament of the year so please follow along both here and on twitter @theopenmat.  We’ll have video interviews going up on the site as well and if you missed anything, check out championship central here. ...

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Experts Panel: 2017 NCAA Wrestling D1 All-American Predictions

NCAA Trophies

TOM’s Alex Steen, Bryce Villa, and Eric Bettermann have released their All-American picks for the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Division I Championship starting tomorrow in St. Louis.  Each of the three filled out the full bracket at each weight, reaching these conclusions.  The team scores projected below are based simply on advancement and placement points earned by projected All-Americans.  Bonus points will ...

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How Have Undefeated Top Seeds Performed over the Past 10 Years?

Undefeated Top Seeds

The 2017 NCAA Wrestling Division I championship which kicks off tomorrow in St. Louis features a statistical oddity that jumps off the page at anyone looking at the brackets. That there are 10 undefeated wrestlers is not a record, however, that each one is in a different weight class, giving each bracket one and only one undefeated competitor is a ...

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2017 NCAA Wrestling Division I Preview: 125 Pounds

2017 125

We’re breaking down every weight class at the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship set for next week in St. Louis.  We usually start our previews at 125, but this time around we thought we’d give the big fellas the first look and work our way down.  We’ll start with some facts for reference, break down who can win the ...

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2017 NCAA Wrestling Division I Preview: 133 Pounds

2017 133

We’re breaking down every weight class at the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship set for next week in St. Louis.  We usually start our previews at 125, but this time around we thought we’d give the big fellas the first look and work our way down.  We’ll start with some facts for reference, break down who can win the ...

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2017 NCAA Wrestling Division I Preview: 141 Pounds

2017 141

We’re breaking down every weight class at the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship set for next week in St. Louis.  We usually start our previews at 125, but this time around we thought we’d give the big fellas the first look and work our way down.  We’ll start with some facts for reference, break down who can win the ...

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2017 NCAA Wrestling Division I Preview: 149 Pounds

2017 149

We’re breaking down every weight class at the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship set for next week in St. Louis.  We usually start our previews at 125, but this time around we thought we’d give the big fellas the first look and work our way down.  We’ll start with some facts for reference, break down who can win the ...

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2017 NCAA Wrestling Division I Preview: 157 Pounds

2017 157

We’re breaking down every weight class at the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship set for next week in St. Louis.  We usually start our previews at 125, but this time around we thought we’d give the big fellas the first look and work our way down.  We’ll start with some facts for reference, break down who can win the ...

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2017 NCAA Wrestling Division I Preview: 165 Pounds

2017 165

We’re breaking down every weight class at the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship set for next week in St. Louis.  We usually start our previews at 125, but this time around we thought we’d give the big fellas the first look and work our way down.  We’ll start with some facts for reference, break down who can win the ...

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