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Stat Corner Powered by WrestleStat: Team Bonus Points and Strength of Schedule

Stat Corner

Back in December, Stat Corner, powered by WrestleStat, looked at bonus points and strength of schedule by team in NCAA Division I wrestling.  There has been a lot of wrestling since then so it is time to see where we stand as February begins.  We’ll take a look at the top-25 bonus scoring teams per match and per win.  We’ll ...

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When I Met the Iranians: How International Wrestling Brings People Together

2015 World Cup

Photo By: Tony Rotundo UPDATE: Iran has lifted their ban on the United States wrestling team, reversing their earlier decision.  For the time being, the World Cup is back on for Team USA. With the Associated Press reporting today that Iran has decided not to allow the United States’ men’s freestyle team to attend the World Cup, scheduled for February ...

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Watch This: Dave Schultz, Edinboro Open, and Plenty of Live Duals this Weekend

Watch This - Feb. 3rd, 2017

The Dave Schultz Memorial International tournament finishes up on Friday with women’s freestyle before NCAA Division I action takes over. The Edinboro Open is a tournament to keep an eye on in addition to the dual slate on tap for the next three days. Enjoy! Friday, February 3rd: Dave Schultz Memorial International, 9 am (FloPro) – Women’s freestyle closes out ...

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Oregon State Looks to Build on Upset of Stanford, Hosts Arizona State on Sunday

Arizona State vs. Oregon State

Oregon State was one of the first Pac-12 wrestling powers. When the Beavers rejoined what then came to be known as the Pac-8 in the summer of 1964, they jumped to the top of the wrestling standings, running off six consecutive conference tournament titles from 1965 to 1970. Though Arizona State and Boise State took their turns on top in ...

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No Rest for the Weary: Iowa Hosts Wisconsin then Travels to Minnesota

Iowa vs. Minnesota/Wisconsin

If Iowa is hoping that this weekend will bring a respite from the grueling schedule they have faced recently, they are in for a rude awakening.  No other team has or will face the type of twelve-day stretch that the Hawkeyes finished up last Friday in Carver.  First, it was a trip to take on second-ranked Oklahoma State down in ...

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NCAA Qualifier Allocations: Who is in Position to Earn a Bid Right Now?

NCAA Wrestling

The NCAA Division I wrestling postseason is less than a month away and the first set of coaches rankings are already out.  Given that the other two factors for NCAA qualifier allocation can be calculated, we thought we'd break down each weight class, who is in, who has work to do, and who needs matches to earn a spot for ...

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42nd Annual Mission San Jose Invitational Preview

Justin Mejia, Clovis

Photo of Justin Mejia Courtesy of John Sachs, Tech-Fall.com Article Courtesy of Al Fontes This weekend marks the 42nd Annual Mission San Jose Invitational held at Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, California. The Mission Tournament is among the top prep level competitions in Northern California and since the late 1980s has attracted numerous state and national level teams and ...

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TOM’s NCAA Wrestling Dual of the Week: #1 Penn State vs. #4 Ohio State

Penn State vs. Ohio State

Friday night at what could be a sold-out Schottenstein Center on the campus of Ohio State University, the fourth-ranked Buckeyes host top-ranked Penn State in a critical Big 10 wrestling showdown. The Nittany Lions enter undefeated on the season and Ohio State, who suffered its first loss at the hands of Iowa last Friday, is almost certainly the last hurdle ...

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WCWA Team and Individual Rankings – Feb. 1st, 2017

With the national tournament just 10 days away, the WCWA has released their final set of team and individual rankings for the 2016-17 season.  King University continues to lead the way as they look for their fourth-consecutive national title. TEAM RANKINGS TOURNAMENT TOP 12 POINT SCORERS RANK SCHOOL TEAM POINTS RANKED INDIVIDUALS 1 King University 109 8 2 Simon Fraser ...

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