Seven Big Ten wrestlers won national titles Saturday night in St. Louis, including all five Penn State wrestlers who competed in the finals.
Wrestlers from all 14 Big Ten schools will head to the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, to compete in the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships, which begin Thursday morning and conclude Saturday evening.
Ohio State won the 2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships title on Sunday with a team score of 139.5. The Buckeyes claimed their fourth Big Ten Championship and second in the last three years.
You remember how it went down in 2016 - watch the highlights here. Then watch this weekend when BTN offers up live coverage of the 2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships across BTN Plus, BTN2Go and BTN TV.
The Big Ten Conference announced Monday the preliminary seeds for the 2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, which are set for March 4-5 at Indiana. Six schools boast at least one top-seeded wrestler, with Ohio State and Penn State leading the way with three apiece.
Penn State (14-0) dominated home-standing Oklahoma State (14-1) in the title matchup of the 2017 NWCA Dual Championship Series. Head coach Cael Sanderson’ squad posted a 27-13 victory to claim its second-straight national dual meet title.
YOU GET A PIN!! YOU GET A PIN!! YOU GET A PIN!! YOU GET A PIN!! YOU GET A PIN!! PINS FOR EVERYONE AT @pennstateWREST https://t.co/lEMdlDDZMp — Penn State On BTN (@PennStateOnBTN) February 12, 2017 No. 1 Penn State swarmed over Maryland, 45-6, to claim the outright Big Ten championship Sunday afternoon. The Nittany Lions (13-0, 9-0) used five straight pins to post the season-ending victory. Penn State’s young lineup won nine of 10 bouts in front of a sold out Rec Hall crowd. The crowd of 6,661 marks the 35th straight sell-out and is the highest Rec Hall attendance
With its 34-7 win over Illinois on Friday, No. 2 Penn State clinched at least a share of the Big Ten Wrestling Dual Meet Championship.
BTN will televise eight winter Big Ten Championships in 2017, including the entire Big Ten Hockey Tournament, wrestling, men’s swimming & diving, women’s swimming & diving, men’s and women’s indoor track & field and men’s and women’s gymnastics. Television coverage begins with the Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships from Purdue on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 10:30 a.m. ET and continues with Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships at 10:30 a.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 26, from Ohio State. The opening night relays and preliminary rounds for both women (Feb. 15-18) and men (Feb. 22-25) can be viewed live on
Use BTN2Go and BTN2Go.com to watch live cameras from every mat of the Midlands Championships right up to the final round, which air live live on BTN TV.