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  1. Excellent CKLV Matches

    Excellent CKLV Matches

    Dec 5, 2021

    The Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational is an annual collection of some of the best NCAA wrestling of the year, and 2021 is no exception. Here are some of the best matches of the tournament. Check back into this article regularly as we'll add matches throughout the event.
  2. Most Anticipated CKLV Quarterfinal Bouts

    Most Anticipated CKLV Quarterfinal Bouts

    Dec 3, 2021

    We had all 10 mats cooking here in Vegas and have now whipped through the prelims and are ready for some scintillating quarterfinal action.
  3. Complete Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational Predictions

    Complete Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational Predictions

    Dec 2, 2021

    The CKLV is nigh upon us, and we were so excited to get our grubby mitts on the entry lists and preeseeds that we stayed up all night and forecasted the final results for all 10 weights classes.
  4. 2021 CKLV Pre-Seeds Are HERE!

    2021 CKLV Pre-Seeds Are HERE!

    Dec 1, 2021

    The Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational is the toughest early-season tournament and the pre-seeds are finally here! There are multiple national champions and over 100 ranked wrestlers in the field - take a look below to see the pre-seeds at every weight.
  5. Cliff Keen Las Vegas Middleweight Preview & Predictions

    Cliff Keen Las Vegas Middleweight Preview & Predictions

    Dec 1, 2021

    The Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational is the best early-season tournament and the 149-174 weight classes are absolutely stacked. With multiple national champions in action and potential #1 vs #2 matchups, the action in Vegas is sure to be incredible. Take a look below at an in-depth breakdown and predictions for the middleweights at the CKLV.
  6. Cliff Keen Las Vegas Lightweight Preview & Predictions

    Cliff Keen Las Vegas Lightweight Preview & Predictions

    Dec 1, 2021

    It’s officially December, which means it’s officially time for the best college wrestling tournament of the year - CKLV! With over 100 potential ranked wrestlers, the 2021 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational starts Friday morning and runs through Saturday.
  7. Cliff Keen Las Vegas Upperweight Preview & Predictions

    Cliff Keen Las Vegas Upperweight Preview & Predictions

    Dec 1, 2021

    Outside of the NCAA championship, the CKLV is perhaps the biggest bracketed wrestling event of the season. Certainly, it is the most consequential prior to the start of the holiday break.
  8. The CKLV Team Race Will Come Down To These Weights & Matches

    The CKLV Team Race Will Come Down To These Weights & Matches

    Nov 23, 2021

    Nebraska snapped Ohio State’s streak of three-straight CKLV team titles by winning in 2019, but can they (technically with no tournament in 2020) go back-to-back in 2021? They will for sure once again be in contention with Ohio State as well as several other teams. Several key wrestlers and weights could make the difference.
  9. Every Ranked Wrestler We Could See At The Cliff Keen Las Vegas

    Every Ranked Wrestler We Could See At The Cliff Keen Las Vegas

    Nov 23, 2021

    Just how tremendous is the 2021 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational going to be? We haven't had one since 2019, so its mere existence is pretty tremendous in and of itself if you ask us.
  10. 5 Reasons To Watch Drexel's Home Opener Vs Purdue

    5 Reasons To Watch Drexel's Home Opener Vs Purdue

    Nov 5, 2021

    Already it's that time. Can you believe it? Dual meets are here. Tournaments are too. We've got a regular season starting right now. How nice is that?
  11. Which 2023 Prospect Should Your Team's Coach Be Calling On June 15th?

    Which 2023 Prospect Should Your Team's Coach Be Calling On June 15th?

    Jun 11, 2021

    Recruiting for college coaches is a 365 day a year job, but a couple of dates in particular stick out. One of those being June 15th, the first day that coaches can legally begin contacting rising juniors. Three top-100 recruits have already verbally committed: #1 Cody Chittum to Minnesota and #2 Christian Carroll and #21 Kannon Webster to Illinois. Don't worry Gopher and Illini fans, I've still got you covered. There are many great programs and recruits that didn't get recognition in this article, however. This isn't because those programs aren't good options for top recruits or kids worthy of recognition, but rather to keep this article to a consumable length.
  12. The College Wrestling Fan's Guide To NHSCA Duals

    The College Wrestling Fan's Guide To NHSCA Duals

    May 25, 2021

    College wrestling fans will have heaps of high quality future D1 athletes to watch this weekend in Virginia Beach, as the NHSCA National Duals have attracted their deepest and most talented teams yet.
  13. Gary Traub Nearing Decision, Down To Five Schools

    Gary Traub Nearing Decision, Down To Five Schools

    Apr 12, 2021

    As soon as the 2021 NCAA Championships came to an end in St. Louis, the transfer portal became the biggest storyline in college wrestling. Who would go in, and those who do enter, where would they end up? 
  14. Who Gets The Horns? 165-Pound Big Ten Preview

    Who Gets The Horns? 165-Pound Big Ten Preview

    Mar 5, 2021

    Soon there will be a gathering where the Big Ten 165-pounders will vie for the great prize. While the fate of humanity does not hinge on the outcome, it is still a pretty big deal. As this strange covid season of 2021 reaches the conclusion, we find Alex Marinelli as the undisputed #1 seed, despite having only wrestled in two dual meets. 
  15. There Can Be Only One: 141-Pound Big Ten Preview

    There Can Be Only One: 141-Pound Big Ten Preview

    Mar 5, 2021

    Soon there will be a gathering where the Big Ten 141-pounders will vie for the great prize. While the fate of humanity does not hinge on the outcome, it is still a pretty big deal. As this strange covid season of 2021 reaches the conclusion, we find the top four ranked wrestlers in the country all in the same conference.