The 55th Midlands Team Points Based On Preseeds

Richard Immel

The brackets for the 55th Midlands are out! Those brackets came with seeds, which means assuming no one gets injured and everyone makes weight, we can project finishes, and thus team points, based on those seeds. 

We ran the numbers just like we do for our team tournament top 20 rankings. Based off that scoring rubric and assuming everyone wrestles to their seed, our team scores turn out as follows:

RANKSCHOOLPOINTS
1Arizona State112.5
2Iowa111.5
3Rutgers81.5
4Central Michigan76
5South Dakota State73.5
6Edinboro54
7Northwestern52.5
8Oregon State43.5
9Illinois40
10Wisconsin37.5
11Purdue33.0
12Penn33.0
13Princeton29.0
14Brown28.5
15Old Dominion26.0
16Maryland26.0
17Princeton Wrestling Club22.0
18West Virginia19.5
19Nebraska19
20Indiana17.5
21Buffalo16.0
22Indiana WC12.5
23Bucknell12.5
24Pittsburgh12.0
25Harvard10.0
26Cal Poly7.5
27Clarion5.5
28Northern Illinois4
29Michigan3.5
30Ohio2
31Minnesota2
32Iowa State2
33Eastern Michigan1.5
34Rider0
35Penn State0
36North Carolina0
37NC State0
38Lehigh0
39Franklin & Marshall0
40Columbia0
41Air Force0
42Adams State0


This doesn't take bonus points into consideration. Additionally, more points will be scored for advancement, as seeding stopped at 16, and some weights had as few as eight seeded wrestlers. 

And obviously anything can happen between now and the end of the tournament. So make sure you tune in and watch LIVE on Flo! Action begins tomorrow at 9:30AM CT. 

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