Bo Nickal was one of the most impressively dominant wrestlers we've ever seen.
Apr 6, 2019
Seed vs placement data is often used to make an assessment of how good teams are at “peaking.” I was once included in this group, but the sample size is so small and so difficult to accurately measure that you won’t find me trying to make this link. That won’t stop me from handing tournament grades out based on performance vs expectations that come along with seeds.
Mar 30, 2019, Pro
Be honest, Drew Foster wasn’t the guy we thought would be standing on top of the podium at 184 this year. Even Drew didn’t think so, as he explains in his post tournament interview, he thought that football was the route for him to take after high school.
Mar 28, 2019
He outscored his opponents by a combined score of 23-5. He didn’t give up a single takedown the entire tournament, and when it was all said and done, he went home as the first NCAA champion in Virginia Tech history and the Most Outstanding Wrestler of the 2019 NCAA Championships.
Mar 27, 2019
Another NCAA Wrestling Championships has come and gone. Like all NCAA Championships, it leaves behind a treasure trove of thrilling memories, as well tournament results for 330 wrestlers to analyze. Today's analytical tool of choice will be the celebrated heat map.
Mar 27, 2019, Pro
This is it! The final ten matches of the 2018-19 NCAA wrestling season. Follow along with instant updates as we make history and crown ten individual national champions.
Mar 23, 2019, Pro
The last chance to put a little action on college wrestling this season.
Mar 23, 2019
Perhaps not as glamorous as the finals, but there are fire matches here in penultimate sessions of the NCAAs. Follow along with instant updates from the PPG Paints Arena below!
As the tournament unfolds next week in Pittsburgh, we'll keep on adding stats, such as champions, finalists, and All-Americans by grade, state, conference, and various other differentiators.
It doesn't get much sweeter than the Friday night of the NCAA Championships. Two mats for the semifinals, four mats for the bloodround. Dogbone configuration engage!
Mar 22, 2019, Pro
Tonight's Bloodround is about to be FIRE! 165 may be worth the price of a ticket, but check out the rest of these matchups.
Mar 22, 2019
It's dog bone time! The glorious session that is two semis in the middle with four bloodround matches around has finally arrived.
There are some flurries outside the PPG Paints Arena here in Pittsburgh, and there are going to be some flurries on the mats inside the PPG Paints Arena. See what we did there? Wordplay!