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
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With Penn State wrestling’s fifth NCAA title in the last six years Saturday, the Big Ten has claimed the last 10 national crowns. [ MORE: View full NCAA brackets | View final team standings ] Incredible, right? Four Big Ten teams (Iowa – 3; Minnesota – 1; Ohio State – 1; Penn State – 5) have contributed to the conference’s dominant streak, and, to no surprise, it was all Big Ten in the latest NCAA Wrestling Championships, this one at Madison Square Garden. In addition to the Nittany Lions claiming the conference’s 10th straight crown, the Big Ten put six