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Big Ten Releases TV Schedule, Pre-Seeds for B1G Wrestling Championships this Weekend in Lincoln

Graphic and releases courtesy of the Big Ten Conference / Big Ten Network. 

Below are the Big Ten Conference releases regarding the TV broadcast schedule and the event pre-seeds for the 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships this weekend in Lincoln, Nebraska, March 5-6.

 

The 2022Big Ten Wrestling Championships – TV Schedule 

 

Official Release courtesy of the Big Ten Network. 

CHICAGO, Ill. – Featuring five of the top 10 teams in the country, including No. 1 Penn State, No. 2 Iowa and No. 3 Michigan, the Big Ten Network is the destination for college wrestling fans this weekend with wall-to-wall coverage of the 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships.

From 11 a.m. ET to 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, March 5, BTN will once again carry the opening session on television with whip-around coverage and quad box views highlighting the most compelling matchups. On B1G+, individual mat cameras, as well as the quad box, will also be available to provide a comprehensive look at session one. For session two on Saturday night, coverage of the wrestleback matches begins at 6:30 p.m. ET and will be streamed exclusively on B1G+. Television coverage resumes for Saturday night’s semifinals from 8:30 p.m. ET through 10:30 p.m. ET, while B1G+ will continue with individual mat coverage for the semifinals and wrestleback matches. 

On Sunday, March 6, competition begins at noon ET on B1G+ with individual mat cameras for the consolation semifinals. At 4:30 p.m. ET, television coverage resumes as Big Ten champions are crowned while streaming coverage of the third and fifth-place bouts will be available on B1G+.

Big Ten Network veterans Shane SparksJim Gibbons and Tim Johnson will anchor the weekend broadcasts. Two-time NCAA champion, 2011 Dan Hodge Trophy Winner and Nebraska alum Jordan Burroughs will also join the crew as a guest analyst.

On Saturday and Sunday, the B1G Wrestling Instagram page and Big Ten Network YouTube wrestling page will be updated with highlights, full matches and custom content. For details and subscription information regarding B1G+ coverage, please visit bigtenplus.com.

In preparation for the Big Ten Wrestling Championships, a special edition of Wrestling in 60, highlighting a selection of top matches from the regular season, will air tonight at 6:30 p.m. ET. On Monday, March 7, the final episode of Wrestling in 60 will at 6:30 p.m. ET and feature the best action from the 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships.

Big Ten Wrestling Championships Schedule

 

Day

Date

Session Coverage

Platform

Time (ET)

Saturday

March 5

Session 1

BTN

11 a.m.

Saturday

March 5

Session 1

B1G+

11 a.m.

Saturday

March 5

Session 2 – Wrestlebacks

B1G+

6:30 p.m.

Saturday

March 5

Semifinals – Session 2

BTN

8:30 p.m.

Saturday

March 5

Semifinals and Wrestlebacks

B1G+

8:30 p.m.

Sunday

March 6

Session 3 – Consolation Semis

B1G+

Noon ET

Sunday

March 6

Championships – Session 4

BTN

4:30 p.m.

Sunday

March 6

Session 4 – 1st, 3rd and 5th place

B1G+

4:30 p.m.

 

About Big Ten Network

A joint venture between the Big Ten Conference and Fox Networks, Big Ten Network is the first internationally distributed network dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 1,700 events across all platforms, the 24/7 network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten fans and alumni across the country, allowing them to see their favorite teams, regardless of where they live. The Fox Sports App is the digital extension of the Big Ten Network, delivering live games and on-demand programming to Big Ten Network customers via the web, smartphones, and tablets. Network events include football, men’s and women’s basketball games, dozens of Big Ten Olympic sports and championship events, studio shows and classic games. Original programming highlights activities and accomplishments of some of the nation’s finest universities, including the Emmy-nominated The Journey. The network is carried by all the major video distributors across the United State and Canada, such as DIRECTV, DISH, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-Verse, Charter Spectrum, Xfinity, Altice USA, Cox Contour TV, Mediacom, RCN, WOW!, and approximately 300 additional video providers across North America. Big Ten Network is also available through the majority of streaming providers, including DIRECTV Stream, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, Vidgo and YouTube TV. For additional information, please visit www.btn.com.

 

The 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships – Tournament Pre-Seeds

 

Official Release courtesy of the Big Ten Conference. 

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced the preliminary seeds for the 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, which are set for March 5-6 at Nebraska. Six schools boast at least one top-seeded wrestler, with Penn State leading the way with four No. 1 seeds. The pre-seeds, as voted on by the conference’s coaches, rank 14 starters in all 10 weight classes.

The Nittany Lions boast four top-seeded wrestlers, with 133-pounder Roman Bravo-Young, 141-pounder Nick Lee, 174-pounder Carter Starocci and 184-pounder Aaron Brooks. Michigan’s Nick Suriano (125), Minnesota’s Gable Steveson (285), Nebraska’s Eric Schultz (197), Northwestern’s Ryan Deakin (157), along with Ohio State’s Sammy Sasso (149) and Carson Kharchla (165) round out the group of top-ranked grapplers.

This year’s field contains a combined 18 Big Ten individual championships (12 wrestlers) and six NCAA individual championships (six wrestlers).

For more information on the 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, visit the Big Ten Championships Central page HERE. The complete list of Big Ten Championships pre-seeds can be found below.

125 lbs.

1. Nick Suriano (MICH)
2. Drew Hildebrandt (PSU)
3. Eric Barnett (WIS)
4. Malik Heinselman (OSU)
5. Devin Schroder (PUR)
6. Drake Ayala (IOWA)
7. Michael DeAugustino (NU)
8. Patrick McKee (MINN)
9. Dylan Shawver (RU)
10. Justin Cardani (ILL)
11. Tristan Lujan (MSU)
12. Jacob Moran (IND)
13. Jeremiah Reno (NEB)
14. Zach Spence (MD)

133 lbs.

1. Roman Bravo-Young (PSU)
2. Austin DeSanto (IOWA)
3. Lucas Byrd (ILL)
4. RayVon Foley (MSU)
5. Dylan Ragusin (MICH)
6. Brock Hudkins (IND)
7. Chris Cannon (NU)
8. Joe Olivieri (RU)
9. Matt Ramos (PUR)
10. Dominick Serrano (NEB)
11. Kyle Burwick (WIS)
12. Jake Gliva (MINN)
13. King Sandoval (MD)
14. Dylan Koontz (OSU)

141 lbs.

1. Nick Lee (PSU)
2. Jaydin Eierman (IOWA)
3. Sebastian Rivera (RU)
4. Chad Red (NEB)
5. Jakob Bergeland (MINN)
6. Stevan Micic (MICH)
7. Dylan D’Emilio (OSU)
8. Joseph Zargo (WIS)
9. Dylan Duncan (ILL)
10. Frankie Tel Shahar (NU)
11. Parker Filius (PUR)
12. Matt Santos (MSU)
13. Cayden Rooks (IND)
14. Danny Bertoni (MD)

149 lbs.

1. Sammy Sasso (OSU)
2. Austin Gomez (WIS)
3. Ridge Lovett (NEB)
4. Max Murin (IOWA)
5. Yahya Thomas (NU)
6. Mike Van Brill (RU)
7. Beau Bartlett (PSU)
8. Christian Kanzler (ILL)
9. Graham Rooks (IND)
10. Michael Bockhus (MINN)
11. Kanen Storr (MICH)
12. Michael North (MD)
13. Peyton Omania (MSU)
14. Alec White (PUR)

157 lbs.

1. Ryan Deakin (NU)
2. Kaleb Young (IOWA)
3. Will Lewan (MICH)
4. Kendall Coleman (PUR)
5. Peyton Robb (NEB)
6. Chase Saldate (MSU)
7. Garrett Model (WIS)
8. Robert Kanniard (RU)
9. Bryce Hepner (OSU)
10. Brady Berge (PSU)
11. Derek Gilcher (IND)
12. Joe Roberts (ILL)
13. Lucas Cordio (MD)
14. Sebas Swiggum (MINN)

165 lbs.

1. Carson Kharchla (OSU)
2. Alex Marinelli (IOWA)
3. Dean Hamiti (WIS)
4. Cameron Amine (MICH)
5. Caleb Fish (MSU)
6. Dan Braunagel (ILL)
7. Hayden Lohrey (PUR)
8. Clayton Wilson (NEB)
9. Cael Carlson (MINN)
10. Creighton Edsell (PSU)
11. David Ferrante (NU)
12. Andrew Clark (RU)
13. Kasper McIntosh (IND)
14. Gaven Bell (MD)

174 lbs.

1. Carter Starocci (PSU)
2. Logan Massa (MICH)
3. Mikey Labriola (NEB)
4, Michael Kemerer (IOWA)
5. Ethan Smith (OSU)
6. Bailee O’Reilly (MINN)
7. Gerrit Nijenhuis (PUR)
8. Troy Fisher (NU)
9. Dominic Solic (MD)
10. DJ Shannon (ILL)
11. Andrew McNally (WIS)
12. Nick South (IND)
13. Connor O’Neill (RUT)
14. Nate Jimenez (MSU)

184 lbs.

1. Aaron Brooks (PSU)
2. Myles Amine (MICH)
3. Kaleb Romero (OSU)
4. Taylor Venz (NEB)
5. Abe Assad (IOWA)
6. Layne Malczewski (MSU)
7. John Pozanski (RU)
8. Kyle Cochran (MD)
9. DJ Washington (IND)
10. Isaiah Salazar (MINN)
11. Christopher Weiler (WIS)
12. Zach Braunagel (ILL)
13. Max Lyon (PUR)
14. Jack Jessen (NU)

197 lbs.

1. Eric Schultz (NEB)
2. Max Dean (PSU)
3. Cameron Caffey (MSU)
4. Jacob Warner (IOWA)
5. Patrick Bucki (MICH)
6. Thomas Penola (PUR)
7. Greg Bulsak (RU)
8. Braxton Amos (WIS)
9. Gavin Hoffman (OSU)
10. Andrew Davison (NU)
11. Jaron Smith (MD)
12. Michial Foy (MINN)
13. Nick Willham (IND)
14. Matt Wroblewski (ILL)

285 lbs.

1. Gable Steveson (MINN)
2. Tony Cassioppi (IOWA)
3. Greg Kerkvliet (PSU)
4. Mason Parris (MICH)
5. Lucas Davison (NU)
6. Christian Lance (NEB)
7. Trent Hillger (WIS)
8. Tate Orndorff (OSU)
9. Luke Luffman (ILL)
10. Jacob Bullock (IND)
11. Michael Woulfe (PUR)
12. Boone McDermott (RU)
13. Brad Wilton (MSU)
14. Zach Schrader (MD)

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