BTN.com staff, February 19, 2015
BTN is offering live coverage of the National Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals' quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals this weekend at Iowa. Learn how to watch all of the action on TV and online in this post.
In quarterfinals action Saturday, No. 1 Iowa thumped UT Chattanooga, 44-3, No. 5 Cornell edged No. 4 Minnesota, 19-17, No. 2 Missouri downed No. 12 Illinois, 23-13, and Lehigh downed No. 3 Ohio State, 21-18.
The semifinals (No. 1 Iowa vs. No. 5 Cornell & No. 2 Missouri vs. No. 11 Lehigh) will air live at 4 p.m. ET on BTN & BTN2Go, while coverage of the consolation mats will stream for free on BTN2Go (mat links below).
On Sunday, the finals will air live on BTN & BTN2Go beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET. Third-place matches will be streamed live for free on BTN2Go (mat links below).
The event features the nation's top 5 teams, including No. 1 Iowa, No. 3 Ohio State and No. 4 Minnesota. No. 12 Illinois gives the Big Ten half of the eight-team field. More information on the all the teams is www.nwcaonline.com and the wrestling section of HawkeyesSports.com.
If you're new to BTN & BTN2Go, let's explain before we get to the links for the specific mats and sessions below. BTN2Go is the digital extension of the Big Ten Network, delivering live games and on-demand programming to Big Ten Network customers via the web at BTN2Go.com, or on smartphones and tablets (here's the app in the iTunes store, here's the app for Android). If you have the Big Ten Network through a participating TV provider (check our channel finder here), you have access to all televised Big Ten Network programming at no additional cost on BTN2Go.
The above will apply to the two links below that require authentication. Those two events are also on live BTN TV.
The other six events are available online for free – no subscription, no authentication required. Enjoy.
SATURDAY WRESTLING 1 PM ET:
- NWCA NATIONAL DUALS – MAT 1: Watch the free live stream.
- NWCA NATIONAL DUALS – MAT 2: Watch the free live stream.
- NWCA NATIONAL DUALS – MAT 3: Watch the free live stream.
- NWCA NATIONAL DUALS – MAT 4: Watch the free live stream.
SATURDAY WRESTLING 4 P.M. ET
- NWCA SEMIFINAL: One mat will be available via free live stream.
- NWCA SEMIFINAL: Watch on TV or watch the live stream using BTN2Go and authentication.
SUNDAY WRESTLING, 12:30 PM ET
- NWCA FINALS: Watch on TV or watch the live stream by using BTN2Go and authentication.
- NWCA CONSOLATION MAT: Watch the free live stream.