NCAA Wrestling Selection Show to Air on NCAA.com
March 7, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - In conjunction with NCAA.com and the NCAA's social media platforms, the 330 athletes participating in 2012 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships will be announced on Wednesday, March 7. Indiana's Matt Powless, Ryan LeBlanc, Adam Chalfant and Taylor Walsh know they will be in the field already, having earned automatic bids based on their performances at the Big Ten Championships.
Beginning at 1 p.m. ET the list of 33 competitors in each weight class will be systematically rolled out as they are finalized by the NCAA Division I Wrestling Selection Committee. The unveiling will begin with the participants in the 125-pound weight class and will continue with each of the subsequent weight classes throughout the afternoon until the 33 Heavyweight participants have been released.
Wrestling fans can log on to NCAA.com to find an up to the minute list of competitors in the championships field. In addition, fans with a Facebook account can track on the latest qualifiers by following the NCAA Wrestling Facebook page (Facebook.com/NCAAWrestling). Status updates linking to the list of qualifiers will be posted the minute the latest weight class has been finalized.
Once all 330 participants have been released fans can log on to NCAA.com at 6 p.m. ET where the NCAA Division I Wrestling Selection will reveal the 13 seeded wrestlers in each weight class as well as all 170 first-round matchups.
Following the selection show, complete brackets for the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships will be available on NCAA.com.
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