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Experts Panel: 2017 NCAA Wrestling D1 All-American Predictions

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 play a key role.  We’ll be live from the tournament starting today so check back here and follow along on twitter @theopenmat.

 

    Alex   Bryce   Eric  
125 1 Thomas Gilman Iowa Thomas Gilman Iowa Thomas Gilman Iowa
  2 Joey Dance Virginia Tech Joey Dance Virginia Tech Joey Dance Virginia Tech
  3 Tim Lambert Nebraska Tim Lambert Nebraska Tim Lambert Nebraska
  4 Ethan Lizak Minnesota Ethan Lizak Minnesota Ethan Lizak Minnesota
  5 Darian Cruz Lehigh Josh Terao American Darian Cruz Lehigh
  6 Sean Fausz NC State Shakur Laney Ohio Nick Piccininni Oklahoma State
  7 Josh Rodriguez North Dakota State Darian Cruz Lehigh Sean Fausz NC State
  8 Nick Piccininni Oklahoma State Josh Rodriguez North Dakota State Dylan Peters Northern Iowa
               
133 1 Cory Clark Iowa Cory Clark Iowa Cory Clark Iowa
  2 Kaid Brock Oklahoma State Seth Gross South Dakota State Seth Gross South Dakota State
  3 Nathan Tomasello Ohio State Kaid Brock Oklahoma State Nathan Tomasello Ohio State
  4 Seth Gross South Dakota State Nathan Tomasello Ohio State Kaid Brock Oklahoma State
  5 Stevan Micic Michigan Eric Montoya Nebraska Stevan Micic Michigan
  6 Eric Montoya Nebraska Zane Richards Illinois Eric Montoya Nebraska
  7 Scotty Parker Lehigh Stevan Micic Michigan Zane Richards Illinois
  8 Zane Richards Illinois Scotty Parker Lehigh Scotty Parker Lehigh
               
141 1 Dean Heil Oklahoma State Dean Heil Oklahoma State Dean Heil Oklahoma State
  2 Kevin Jack NC State Kevin Jack NC State Joey McKenna Stanford
  3 Joey McKenna Stanford Joey McKenna Stanford Matt Kolodzik Princeton
  4 Anthony Ashnault Rutgers Anthony Ashnault Rutgers Kevin Jack NC State
  5 Matt Kolodzik Princeton Matt Kolodzik Princeton Anthony Ashnault Rutgers
  6 George DiCamillo Virginia George DiCamillo Virginia George DiCamillo Virginia
  7 Bryce Meredith Wyoming Bryce Meredith Wyoming Bryce Meredith Wyoming
  8 Jaydin Eierman Missouri Colton McCrystal Nebraska Tommy Thorn Minnesota
               
149 1 Zain Retherford Penn State Zain Retherford Penn State Zain Retherford Penn State
  2 Anthony Collica Oklahoma State Anthony Collica Oklahoma State Anthony Collica Oklahoma State
  3 Brandon Sorensen Iowa Lavion Mayes Missouri Brandon Sorensen Iowa
  4 Lavion Mayes Missouri Brandon Sorensen Iowa Lavion Mayes Missouri
  5 Micah Jordan Ohio State Micah Jordan Ohio State Micah Jordan Ohio State
  6 Max Thomsen Northern Iowa Solomon Chishko Virginia Tech Solomon Chishko Virginia Tech
  7 Solomon Chishko Virginia Tech Patricio Lugo Edinboro Patricio Lugo Edinboro
  8 Justin Oliver Central Michigan Alfred Bannister Maryland Max Thomsen Northern Iowa
               
157 1 Jason Nolf Penn State Jason Nolf Penn State Jason Nolf Penn State
  2 Michael Kemerer Iowa Michael Kemerer Iowa Michael Kemerer Iowa
  3 Dylan Palacio Cornell Joe Smith Oklahoma State Tyler Berger Nebraska
  4 Joe Smith Oklahoma State Tyler Berger Nebraska Joe Smith Oklahoma State
  5 Tyler Berger Nebraska Joey Lavallee Missouri Joey Lavallee Missouri
  6 Joey Lavallee Missouri Dylan Palacio Cornell BJ Clagon Rider
  7 Clay Ream North Dakota State Josh Shields Arizona State Jake Short Minnesota
  8 Josh Shields Arizona State Jake Short Minnesota Aaron Walker The Citadel
               
165 1 Isaiah Martinez Illinois Isaiah Martinez Illinois Isaiah Martinez Illinois
  2 Logan Massa Michigan Logan Massa Michigan Logan Massa Michigan
  3 Isaac Jordan Wisconsin Vincenzo Joseph Penn State Isaac Jordan Wisconsin
  4 Vincenzo Joseph Penn State Chad Walsh Rider Vincenzo Joseph Penn State
  5 Chad Walsh Rider Isaac Jordan Wisconsin Chandler Rogers Oklahoma State
  6 Daniel Lewis Missouri Daniel Lewis Missouri Bryce Steiert Northern Iowa
  7 Anthony Valencia Arizona State Chandler Rogers Oklahoma State Chad Walsh Rider
  8 Bryce Steiert Northern Iowa Anthony Valencia Arizona State Anthony Valencia Arizona State
               
174 1 Mark Hall Penn State Zahid Valencia Arizona State Zahid Valencia Arizona State
  2 Brian Realbuto Cornell Bo Jordan Ohio State Brian Realbuto Cornell
  3 Zahid Valencia Arizona State Brian Realbuto Cornell Zach Epperly Virginia Tech
  4 Ryan Preisch Lehigh Mark Hall Penn State Ryan Preisch Lehigh
  5 Bo Jordan Ohio State Zach Epperly Virginia Tech Mark Hall Penn State
  6 Zach Epperly Virginia Tech Kyle Crutchmer Oklahoma State Bo Jordan Ohio State
  7 Kyle Crutchmer Oklahoma State Ryan Preisch Lehigh Ethan Ramos North Carolina
  8 Ethan Ramos North Carolina Myles Amine Michigan Kyle Crutchmer Oklahoma State
               
184 1 Gabe Dean Cornell Gabe Dean Cornell Gabe Dean Cornell
  2 Bo Nickal Penn State Bo Nickal Penn State Bo Nickal Penn State
  3 Sam Brooks Iowa Sam Brooks Iowa Myles Martin Ohio State
  4 Myles Martin Ohio State Zach Zavatsky Virginia Tech Sam Brooks Iowa
  5 Nolan Boyd Oklahoma State Nolan Boyd Oklahoma State Zach Zavatsky Virginia Tech
  6 Zach Zavatsky Virginia Tech Myles Martin Ohio State Nolan Boyd Oklahoma State
  7 TJ Dudley Nebraska Jack Dechow Old Dominion Jack Dechow Old Dominion
  8 Nate Jackson Indiana TJ Dudley Nebraska TJ Dudley Nebraska
               
197 1 J’den Cox Missouri J’den Cox Missouri J’den Cox Missouri
  2 Brett Pfarr Minnesota Brett Pfarr Minnesota Brett Pfarr Minnesota
  3 Kollin Moore Ohio State Kollin Moore Ohio State Kollin Moore Ohio State
  4 Jared Haught Virginia Tech Jared Haught Virginia Tech Jared Haught Virginia Tech
  5 Preston Weigel Oklahoma State Preston Weigel Oklahoma State Preston Weigel Oklahoma State
  6 Shawn Scott Northern Illinois Aaron Studebaker Nebraska Matt McCutcheon Penn State
  7 Aaron Studebaker Nebraska Kevin Beazley Old Dominion Kevin Beazley Old Dominion
  8 Frank Mattiace Penn Ryan Wolfe Rider Nate Rotert South Dakota State
               
285 1 Kyle Snyder Ohio State Kyle Snyder Ohio State Kyle Snyder Ohio State
  2 Connor Medbery Wisconsin Connor Medbery Wisconsin Connor Medbery Wisconsin
  3 Ty Walz Virginia Tech Ty Walz Virginia Tech Ty Walz Virginia Tech
  4 Jacob Kasper Duke Austin Schafer Oklahoma State Austin Schafer Oklahoma State
  5 Nick Nevills Penn State Nick Nevills Penn State Nick Nevills Penn State
  6 Austin Schafer Oklahoma State Jacob Kasper Duke Michael Kroells Minnesota
  7 Michael Kroells Minnesota Tanner Hall Arizona State Jacob Kasper Duke
  8 Nathan Butler Stanford Michael Kroells Minnesota Tanner Hall Arizona State
               
        Team Scores      
               
    Oklahoma State 105.5 Oklahoma State 111 Oklahoma State 117
    Penn State 98.5 Penn State 92 Penn State 97.5
    Iowa 83 Iowa 82 Iowa 82
    Ohio State 79.5 Ohio State 81 Ohio State 79.5
    Virginia Tech 66.5 Virginia Tech 73.5 Virginia Tech 74.5

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