Welcome to the 2016 NCAA Wrestling championship tournament.
Day 1 Recap:
Mizzou did not have the best possible day on Thursday. 3 wrestlers went 0-2, and are out of the tournament.
Barlow McGhee & Blaise Butler are still alive in the consolation bracket.
Lavion Mayes, Daniel Lewis, Willie Miklus, & J'Den Cox are all still alive in the championship bracket and will wrestle in the quarterfinals this morning.
Day 2 Recap:
Morning session went as well as you could expected, 8-1 as a group. Only Mayes dropped to the consolations.
Evening session was anything but great. McGhee and Butler both lost in OT, just missing out on All-American honors.
Lewis & Miklus lost in the semis, dropping to the consolation brackets.
Mayes won his first consolation match, guaranteeing another AA.
Lewis, Miklus, and Mayes are all wrestling for a shot at the 3rd place match.
J'Den Cox went out and did J'Den cox things, pinning #3 Brett Pfarr of Minnesota in the Semifinals Cox will face #1 Morgan McIntosh tonight on ESPN.
Here is the schedule for today's action:
11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Fifth Session- Wrestle-Back Semifinals on all three mats followed by third, fifth and seventh place medal round matches.
8 - 11 p.m. Championship Finals.
All brackets updated live HERE.
Beef, Shaffe, and BST will keep the individual standings, next match opponent, and group standings up to date here as well. So grab some drinks, snacks, and get ready for an awesome 3 days!
|Wt.||Wrestler||Round 1 Result||Round 2 Result||Round 3 Result||Round 4 Result||Round 5 Result||Next Opponent|
|125||#8 Barlow McGhee||3-2 W||3-1 L||10-5 W||9-5 W||OT L||---|
|133||Zach Synon||13-7 L||9-4 L||---|
|141||#5 Matt Manley||17-2 L||12-3 L||---|
|149||#3 Lavion Mayes||3-2 W||5-3 W||3-2 L||5-1 W||#5 Pantaleo (Mich)|
|157||LeRoy Barnes||7-3 L||4-3 L||---|
|165||#4 Daniel Lewis||Fall 5:39||5-1 W||3-0 W||---||1-4 L||#6 Rodriuez (Ill)|
|174||#3 Blaise Butler||16-9 L||13-2 W||17-8 W||3-2 W||OT L||---|
|184||#14 Willie Miklus||15-6 W||9-1 W||16-6 W||---||12-4 L||#8 Boyd (Ok St)|
|197||#2 J'Den Cox||Fall 1:17||14-4 w||4-0 W||---||Fall W||#1 McIntosh (PSU)|
1 Penn St. 114
2 Oklahoma St. 79.5
3 Iowa 77.5
4 Virginia Tech 69.5
5 Ohio St. 68
6 Missouri 58.5
7 Nebraska 56
8 Cornell 53.5