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TOM’s NCAA Wrestling Dual of the Week – Feb. 9th, 2017

Virginia Tech vs. NC State

Two of the top up and coming programs in NCAA Division I wrestling will meet to decide the ACC dual title for the second consecutive season. A year ago North Carolina State was 21-0 when Virginia Tech came to town on February 12th. The Wolfpack needed to beat the Hokies and Missouri in a three-day span to book their trip ...

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TOM NCAA Division I Wrestling Team Rankings – Tournament and Dual – Feb. 8th, 2017

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TOM has released our latest NCAA Division I team rankings for both tournaments and duals.  Our rankings use match-by-match data, supplied by our friends at WrestleStat, to project how each wrestler is likely to perform against various tiers of opponents.  For the dual ranking, simulated duals against every other team in the country, using today’s likely line-ups, are run with ...

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King Seeks Four-peat at 2017 WCWA Championships (Preview)

WCWA Championships

In the history of women's college wrestling in North America, only one team has won four WCWA titles. Oklahoma City University did so from 2009 to 2012, topping the University of the Cumberlands' three in a row from 2006 to 2008. King University heads into the 2017 WCWA Championships Friday and Saturday in Oklahoma City on their own run of ...

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NCAA DI Individual College Wrestling Rankings February 7, 2017

NCAA Division I Individual College Wrestling Rankings

TheOpenMat.com has released its February 7, 2017, NCAA Division I Individual College Wrestling Rankings. Athletes who are known to be redshirting, injured for a prolonged amount of time or are known to be coming back the second semester are not ranked. During the season, wrestlers who miss two weeks of scheduled competition (excluding opens), will be removed from the rankings ...

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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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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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TOM’s National High School Team Rankings – Feb. 1st, 2017

TOM National Highschool Team Rankings

TOM has released our latest edition of national high school wrestling team rankings.  For our TOM Prime subscribers, check below the rankings for a run-down of the past week's action that impacted the rankings.  Not a member? Become a TOM Prime member today! Rank Team State City Previous Week 1 Blair Academy NJ Blairstown 1 2 Buchanan CA Clovis 2 3 St. ...

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#11 Michigan Seeks In-State Supremacy Against Central Michigan and Michigan State

Michigan vs. Central Michigan and Michigan State

That’s what they’re singing in Ann Arbor and throughout Cliff Keen Arena as Joe McFarland’s team has won three consecutive duals, including two against ranked opponents, capped by an upset of sixth-ranked Lehigh on Sunday afternoon. The victories have moved Michigan all the way up to number 11 in the latest team rankings and the Wolverines seem to be hitting ...

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#1 Wartburg vs. #2 Augsburg: Battle of the Burgs set for Thursday

Battle of the Burgs

Who:  #1 Wartburg vs #2 Augsburg Where: Si Melby Hall, Augsburg College Campus, Minneapolis, Minnesota When: Thursday, February 2nd, 7:30 PM “It’s like Deja Vu all over again”, if you think that you have seen this show before then you are correct.  Yogi Berra was a fan of hard-nosed baseball and you would have to think he would approve of ...

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