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Mar 18, 2018Kyle Bratke
Losses are always tough to take. The most gut-wrenching losses come Friday night at the NCAA tournament. Years of hard work have allowed wrestlers to make the final twelve at the NCAA tournament. In each weight class four guys have to swallow the pill of being one match away from earning All American honors. It's a loss that sticks with guys, and a lot of them use the loss to fuel future success.
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Mar 18, 2018Wrestling Nomad
Courtesy of University of Michigan athletics department.
Heading into the finals of the 2018 NCAA championships, Ohio State holds a 130.5 to 124.5 lead over Penn State in the team race. Ohio State has two finalists to Penn State's five, with one head-to-head at 184 pounds.
NCAA Championships: Placement Matches Live Updates!
Top o' the Saturday morning to everyone! I hope everyone is enjoying some delicious green beverages on this Day of St. Patrick as we figure out the placements of our All-Americans from 3rd through 8th. Finals are this evening. Today, we have one round of consolation semifinals, and then matches for 7th, 5th and 3rd.
Do you want to have your mind exploded and your faith in reality shattered into a billion tiny shards of consciousness? Then check out these insane blood-round matches at the 2018 NCAA Championships. These hammers have all taken one loss in Cleveland. One more and their dreams of All-American status is over.
Is this the greatest quarterfinals round in NCAA Championship history? It looks pretty good on paper. We'll see very shortly if the action on the mat lives up to expectations. I'll keep you covered as best I can will live updates as the 2018 tournament kicks off Day 2 with thermonuclear session two.