wrestling-d1 flag

NCAA.com | October 9, 2018

Wrestlers in each weight class to be seeded at DI championships

Jay LaPrete | NCAA Photos ncaa wrestling rules

All 33 wrestlers in each weight class in the Division I Wrestling Championships will be seeded, starting with the 2019 championships.

The Division I Competition Oversight Committee approved the proposal during its in-person meeting last week in Indianapolis.

Seeds 29-33 may be assigned randomly to the brackets but will always be paired with the top four seeds and assigned to all pigtail matches. The Division I Wrestling Committee believes the weighted selection criteria provide a clear and consistent quantitative process, enabling the committee to effectively seed the entire bracket.

The modification also will produce more balanced brackets and removes random matchups.

2019 NCAA Wrestling Championships information | Championships schedule

College wrestling: No. 4 Ohio State takes down No. 8 Wisconsin on the road in top-10 tilt

Ohio State took down Wisconsin in a top-10 battle. Luke Pletcher reached 99 career wins and Kollin Moore’s 21-3 win over Peter Christensen sealed the dual win, and represented the 100th win of his career.
READ MORE

No. 1 Iowa wrestling defeats No. 7 Nebraska 26-6 in Carver-Hawkeye Arena

The No. 7 Nebraska Cornhuskers were the latest team to invade Iowa territory, but they couldn't stop the Hawks. Iowa prevailed in eight of the ten matches to stay undefeated on the year.
READ MORE

Ohio State vs. Wisconsin wrestling: Three things to know before this top-ten dual in Madison

On Friday night, the No. 8 Wisconsin Badgers will welcome No. 4 Ohio State to The Field House in Madison, a venue that, just five days ago, echoed of enthusiasm and excitement as the Badgers outscored the No. 2 team in the country 25-18.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners