Live This Week: Jan. 17-20, 2019

How do we follow up last weekend's 18 events? With another 17 events including 14 D1 duals, one of the nation's best high school rivalries, a loaded PA high school tournament and the nation's toughest youth wrestling tournament. 

#17 Clovis (CA) vs. #3 Buchanan (CA)

Date: Jan. 17 | Time: 7:30 p.m. CT | Where: Clovis, California

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Separated by just 4.5 miles, this is one of the, if not the, best high school wrestling rivalries in the country. Not only do the wrestlers put on a show on the mat, but you won't find a better atmosphere. 


Tulsa Nationals

Date: Jan. 17-19 | Time: 7 p.m. CT | Where: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

The nation's toughest youth tournament returns to FloWrestling this weekend as the best young wrestlers in the country descend on Tulsa looking to make a name for themselves.


Cleveland State (3-5) vs. Edinboro (1-5)

Date: Jan. 18 | Time: 6 p.m. CT | Where: Edinboro, Pennsylvania

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

EWL rivals do battle in an important conference dual. 

Projected Lineups

125: Cameron Lathem (Cleveland State) vs. Michael Shankles (Edinboro)

133: Armando Torres (Cleveland State) vs. Richie Gomez (Edinboro)

141: Micheal Santillo (Cleveland State) vs. Carmine Ciotti (Edinboro)

149: Brady Barnett (Cleveland State) vs. Chris Matzke (Edinboro)

157: Nico O`Dor (Cleveland State) vs. Tim Suter (Edinboro)

165: Ryan Ford (Cleveland State) vs. Fritz Hoehn (Edinboro)

174: Dimitri Williams (Cleveland State) vs. Jacob Oliver (Edinboro)

184: Chris Morrow (Cleveland State) vs. Zach Ancewicz (Edinboro)

197: Benjamin Smith (Cleveland State) vs. Dylan Reynolds (Edinboro)

285: Collin Kelly (Cleveland State) vs. Jon Spaulding (Edinboro)


Air Force (4-2) vs. Wyoming (10-3)

Date: Jan. 18 | Time: 8 p.m. CT | Where: Laramie, Wyoming

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Wyoming looks to win its seventh dual in a row against an Air Force squad looking for its fourth consecutive win. 

Projected Lineups

125: Sidney Flores (Air Force) vs. #17 Cole Verner (Wyoming)

133: Tony DeCesare (Air Force) vs. #11 Montorie Bridges (Wyoming)

141: Garrett O'Shea (Air Force) vs. #11 Sam Turner (Wyoming)

149: Tommy Stager (Air Force) vs. Jaron Jensen (Wyoming)

157: Jacoby Ward (Air Force) vs. Dewey Krueger (Wyoming) 

165: Marcus Amico (Air Force) vs. #8 Branson Ashworth (Wyoming) 

174: Randy Meneweather (Air Force) vs. Hayden Hastings (Wyoming)

184: Cody Surratt (Air Force) vs. Tate Samuelson (Wyoming) 

197: Casey Jumps (Air Force) vs. #19 Cale Davidson (Wyoming) 

285: Kayne Hutchison (Air Force) vs. Brian Andrews (Wyoming) 


Michigan (6-0) vs. Michigan State (4-4)

Date: Jan. 18 | Time: 6 p.m. CT | Where: East Lansing, Michigan

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Michigan looks to remain undefeated as it makes the short trip to East Lansing for a showdown with in-state rival Michigan State. 

Projected Lineups

125: #13 Drew Mattin (Michigan) vs. #8 Rayvon Foley (Michigan State)

133: #1 Stevan Micic (Michigan) vs. Anthony Tutolo (Michigan State)

141: #5 Kanen Storr (Michigan) vs. Austin Eicher (Michigan State)

149: Malik Amine (Michigan) vs. Jaden Enriquez (Michigan State)

157: #12 Alec Pantaleo (Michigan) vs. Jake Tucker (Michigan State) 

165: #7 Logan Massa (Michigan) vs. Austin Hiles (Michigan State) 

174: #3 Myles Amine (Michigan) vs. Drew Hughes (Michigan State) 

184: J.T. Correll/Reece Hughes (Michigan) vs. #20 Cameron Caffey (Michigan State) 

197: Jackson Striggow (Michigan) vs. Brad Wilton (Michigan State) 

285: #7 Mason Parris (Michigan) vs. Christian Rebottaro (Michigan State)


Nebraska (7-2) vs. Maryland (0-5)

Date: Jan. 18 | Time: 6 p.m. CT | Where: College Park, Maryland

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Nebraska kicks off an East Coast weekend road trip against a Maryland squad looking to get its first win of the season. 

Projected Lineups

125: #15 Zeke Moisey (Nebraska) vs. Brandon Cray (Maryland)

133: Jevon Parrish (Nebraska) vs. Orion Anderson (Maryland)

141: Chad Red (Nebraska) vs. Michael Doetsch (Maryland) 

149: Collin Purinton (Nebraska) vs. Alfred Bannister (Maryland) 

157: #2 Tyler Berger (Nebraska) vs. Adam Whitesell (Maryland)

165: #6 Isaiah White (Nebraska) vs. Phillip Spadafora (Maryland)

174: #9 Mikey Labriola (Nebraska) vs. Josh Ugalde (Maryland)

184: #4 Taylor Venz (Nebraska) vs. Kyle Jasenski (Maryland) 

197: #12 Eric Schultz (Nebraska) vs. Niko Cappello (Maryland)

285: #15 David Jensen (Nebraska) vs. #8 Youssif Hemida (Maryland)


Indiana (4-7) vs. Purdue (4-4)

Date: Jan. 18 | Time: 6 p.m. CT | Where: West Lafayette, Indiana

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

There's nothing better than a Big Ten battle between in-state rivals.

Projected Lineups

125: Liam Cronin (Indiana) vs. #18 Devin Schroder (Purdue)

133: Paul Konrath (Indiana) vs. Ben Thornton (Purdue)

141: Kyle Luigs (Indiana) vs. Nate Limmex (Purdue) 

149: Fernie Silva (Indiana) vs. Parker Filius (Purdue)

157: Jake Danishek (Indiana) vs. #6 Griffin Parriott (Purdue)

165: Bryce Martin (Indiana) vs. Cole Wysocki (Purdue)

174: Jake Covaciu (Indiana) vs. #15 Dylan Lydy (Purdue)

184: Norman Conley (Indiana) vs. Max Lyon (Purdue)

197: Jake Kleimola (Indiana) vs. #10 Christian Brunner (Purdue)

285: Fletcher Miller (Indiana) vs. Jacob Aven (Purdue)


Northwestern (2-5) vs. Wisconsin (6-3)

Date: Jan. 18 | Time: 7 p.m. CT | Where: Madison, Wisconsin

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Both teams are fresh off a dual with Penn State and looking to get back in the win column. 125 and 285 will be the marquee matchups of this one.

Projected Lineups

125: #1 Sebastian Rivera (Northwestern) vs. #16 Connor Brown (Wisconsin)

133: Colin Valdiviez (Northwestern) vs. Jens Lantz (Wisconsin)

141: Yahya Thomas (Northwestern) vs. #13 Tristan Moran (Wisconsin)

149: Shayne Oster (Northwestern) vs. #9 Cole Martin (Wisconsin)

157: #3 Ryan Deakin (Northwestern) vs. Devin Bahr (Wisconsin)

165: Tyler Morland (Northwestern) vs. #3 Evan Wick (Wisconsin) 

174: #14 Johnny Sebastian (Northwestern) vs. #10 Ryan Christensen (Wisconsin)

184: Brendan Devine (Northwestern)  vs. Mason Reinhardt (Wisconsin)

197: Zach Chakonis (Northwestern) vs. Beau Breske (Wisconsin) 

285: #18 Conan Jennings (Northwestern) vs. #9 Trent Hillger (Wisconsin)


Minnesota (8-2) vs. Illinois (2-2)

Date: Jan. 18 | Time: 6 p.m. CT | Where: Champaign, Illinois

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

You can't miss a dual where half of the matchups are between top 20 wrestlers.

Projected Lineups

125: #7 Sean Russell (Minnesota) vs. #12 Travis Piotrowski (Illinois) 

133: #9 Ethan Lizak (Minnesota) vs. #19 Dylan Duncan (Illinois) 

141: #7 Mitch McKee (Minnesota) vs. #4 Mike Carr (Illinois) 

149: #20 Tommy Thorn (Minnesota) vs. Christian Kanzler (Illinois)

157: #9 Steve Bleise (Minnesota) vs. #13 Eric Barone (Illinois)

165: Carson Brolsma (Minnesota) vs. Nick Gasbarro (Illinois)

174: #12 Devin Skatzka (Minnesota) vs. #19 Joey Gunther (Illinois)

184: Brandon Krone (Minnesota) vs. Emery Parker (Illinois)

197: Dylan Anderson (Minnesota) vs. Andre Lee (Illinois)

285: #1 Gable Steveson (Minnesota) vs. Duece Rachal (Illinois)


Oklahoma State (7-0) vs. West Virginia (2-9)

Date: Jan. 18 | Time: 7 p.m. CT | Where: Morgantown, West Virginia

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Oklahoma State makes another trip east as it takes on Big 12 rival West Virginia. Daton Fix will once again be part of the biggest match of the night as he takes on #17 Matt Schmitt. 

Projected Lineups

125: #4 Nick Piccininni (Oklahoma State) vs. Joey Thomas (West Virginia)

133: #2 Daton Fix (Oklahoma State) vs. #17 Matt Schmitt (West Virginia)

141: #12 Kaid Brock (Oklahoma State) vs. Caleb Rea (West Virginia)

149: #4 Kaden Gfeller (Oklahoma State) vs. Christian Monserrat (West Virginia)

157: Andrew Shomers/Jonce Blaylock (Oklahoma State) vs. Zach Moore (West Virginia)

165: #11 Chandler Rogers (Oklahoma State) vs. #20 Nick Kiussis (West Virginia)

174: #5 Joe Smith (Oklahoma State) vs. Josh Ramirez (West Virginia)

184: #10 Jacobe Smith (Oklahoma State) vs. Jackson Moomau (West Virginia)

197: #13 Dakota Geer (Oklahoma State) vs. Noah Adams (West Virginia)

285: #2 Derek White (Oklahoma State) vs. Brandon Ngati (West Virginia)


Escape The Rock

Date: Jan. 19-20 | Time: 9 a.m. CT | Where: Holland, Pennsylvania

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Lucas Byrd, Julian Chlebove, Malyke Hines, Ryan Anderson, Ryan Vulakh, Thayne Lawrence, Jackson Turley and more of the nation's best wrestlers will be on display at the always loaded Escape The Rock.


Iowa State (4-1) vs. West Virginia (2-9)

Date: Jan. 20 | Time: 12 p.m. CT | Where: Morgantown, West Virginia

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

West Virginia finishes a weekend home stand by welcoming another top 20 Big 12 rival to town. Once again, 133 will be the must-see match of the night. 

Projected Lineups

125: Alex Mackall (Iowa State) vs. Joey Thomas (West Virginia)

133: #7 Austin Gomez (Iowa State) vs. #17 Matt Schmitt (West Virginia)

141: #18 Ian Parker (Iowa State)  vs. Caleb Rea (West Virginia)

149: #12 Jarrett Degen (Iowa State) vs. Christian Monserrat (West Virginia)

157: Chase Straw (Iowa State) vs. Zach Moore (West Virginia)

165: Logan Schumacher (Iowa State) vs. #20 Nick Kiussis (West Virginia)

174: Marcus Coleman (Iowa State) vs. Josh Ramirez (West Virginia)

184: #16 Sammy Colbray (Iowa State) vs. Jackson Moomau (West Virginia)

197: #6 Willie Miklus (Iowa State) vs. Noah Adams (West Virginia)

285: Gannon Gremmel (Iowa State) vs. Brandon Ngati (West Virginia)


Nebraska (7-2) vs. Penn State (5-0)

Date: Jan. 20 | Time: 12 p.m. CT | Where: State College, Pennsylvania

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Six ranked matchups and an Indiana state finals rematch between Chad Red and Nick Lee? This dual will be fire from start to finish. 

Projected Lineups

125: #15 Zeke Moisey (Nebraska) vs. Devin Schnupp (Penn State)

133: Jevon Parrish (Nebraska) vs. #14 Roman Bravo-Young (Penn State)

141: Chad Red (Nebraska) vs. #6 Nick Lee (Penn State) 

149: Collin Purinton (Nebraska) vs. #10 Brady Berge (Penn State)

157: #2 Tyler Berger (Nebraska) vs. #1 Jason Nolf (Penn State)

165: #6 Isaiah White (Nebraska) vs. #1 Vincenzo Joseph (Penn State)

174: #9 Mikey Labriola (Nebraska) vs. #1 Mark Hall (Penn State) 

184: #4 Taylor Venz (Nebraska) vs. #7 Shakur Rasheed (Penn State)

197: #12 Eric Schultz (Nebraska) vs. #1 Bo Nickal (Penn State)

285: #15 David Jensen (Nebraska) vs. #3 Anthony Cassar (Penn State) 


Minnesota (8-2) vs. Northwestern (2-5)

Date: Jan. 20 | Time: 12 p.m. CT | Where: Minneapolis, Minneapolis

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

A battle between All-Americans Sean Russell and Sebastian Rivera headlines this Big Ten battle. 

Projected Lineups

125: #7 Sean Russell (Minnesota) vs. #1 Sebastian Rivera (Northwestern)

133: #9 Ethan Lizak (Minnesota) vs. Colin Valdiviez (Northwestern)

141: #7 Mitch McKee (Minnesota) vs. Yahya Thomas (Northwestern)

149: Tommy Thorn (Minnesota) vs. Shayne Oster (Northwestern) 

157: #9 Steve Bleise (Minnesota) vs. #3 Ryan Deakin (Northwestern)

165: Carson Brolsma (Minnesota) vs. Tyler Morland (Northwestern)

174: #12 Devin Skatzka (Minnesota) vs. #14 Johnny Sebastian (Northwestern)

184: Brandon Krone (Minnesota) vs. Brendan Devine (Northwestern)

197: Dylan Anderson (Minnesota) vs. Zach Chakonis (Northwestern)

285: #1 Gable Steveson (Minnesota) vs. #18 Conan Jennings 


Purdue (4-4) vs. Michigan (6-0)

Date: Jan. 20 | Time: 1 p.m. CT | Where: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

125 and 157 will be the marquee matchups as Purdue invades Cliff Keen Arena.

Projected Lineups

125: #18 Devin Schroder (Purdue) vs. #13 Drew Mattin (Michigan) 

133: Ben Thornton (Purdue) vs. #1 Stevan Micic (Michigan)

141: Nate Limmex (Purdue) vs. #5 Kanen Storr (Michigan)

149: Parker Filius (Purdue) vs. Malik Amine (Michigan)

157: #6 Griffin Parriott (Purdue) vs. #12 Alec Pantaleo (Michigan)

165: Cole Wysocki (Purdue) vs. #7 Logan Massa (Michigan) 

174: #15 Dylan Lydy (Purdue) vs. Myles Amine (Michigan)

184: Max Lyon (Purdue) vs. J.T. Correll/Reece Hughes (Michigan) 

197: Christian Brunner (Purdue) vs. Jackson Striggow (Michigan) 

285: Jacob Aven (Purdue) vs. Mason Parris (Michigan) 


Air Force (4-2) vs. UNI (2-3)

Date: Jan. 20 | Time: 2 p.m. CT | Where: Cedar Falls, Iowa

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Air Force finishes up a tough weekend road trip with a visit to the always hostile West Gym. 

Projected Lineups

125: Sidney Flores (Air Force) vs. Jay Schwarm (UNI)

133: Tony DeCesare (Air Force) vs. Jack Skudlarczyk (UNI)

141: Garrett O'Shea (Air Force) vs. #10 Josh Alber (UNI)

149: Tommy Stager (Air Force) vs. #11 Max Thomsen (UNI)

157: Jacoby Ward (Air Force) vs. Pat Schoenfelder (UNI)

165: Marcus Amico (Air Force) vs. #12 Bryce Steiert (UNI)

174: Randy Meneweather (Air Force) vs. #8 Taylor Lujan (UNI) 

184: Cody Surratt (Air Force) vs. #5 Drew Foster (UNI)

197: Casey Jumps (Air Force) vs. Tyrell Gordon (UNI)

285: Kayne Hutchison (Air Force) vs. Izaak Shedenhelm (UNI)


South Dakota State (1-5) vs. Fresno State (4-6)

Date: Jan. 20 | Time: 4 p.m. CT | Where: Fresno, California

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

South Dakota State heads west for a showdown with Fresno State as both teams look to get their first Big 12 win of the year.

Projected Lineups

125: Greg Coapstick (SDSU) vs. Robert Garcia (Fresno State)

133: Rylee Molitor (SDSU) vs. Gary Joint (Fresno State)

141: Aric Williams (SDSU) vs. Christopher Deloza (Fresno State)

149: #19 Henry Pohlmeyer (SDSU) vs. #17 Khristian Olivas (Fresno State)

157: Colten Carlson (SDSU) vs. Jacob Wright (Fresno State)

165: Logan Peterson (SDSU) vs. Brandon Martino (Fresno State)

174: Brett Bye (SDSU) vs. Dominic Kincaid (Fresno State)

184: Zach Carlson (SDSU) vs. Jackson Hemauer (Fresno State)

197: Martin Mueller (SDSU) vs. #16 Josh Hokit (Fresno State)

285: Blake Wolters (SDSU) vs. AJ Nevills (Fresno State)

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Yianni Diakomahalis and Zain Retherford are set to square off at Wilkes University at 3 p.m. ET on September 2nd to determine the USA's 65-kilogram rep for the 2019 World Team. 

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Unfortunate news from Stillwater, as it was recently reported in Pistols Firing that two-time All-American Kaid Brock recently had surgery for a torn ACL and will likely miss a significant portion, if not all, of the upcoming NCAA season. 

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As if 133 wasn't already deep enough, 2018's national champion announced today on social media that his sixth year of eligibility was officially approved by the NCAA. Seth Gross will wrestle this fall for the Wisconsin Badgers. 

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The 145-pound match at Who's #1 is going to be a doozy: Victor Voinovich of Ohio against Jesse Vasquez of California.