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WRESTLING: NCAA Bracket Release Open Thread

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The NCAA releases its seeded brackets for this year's wrestling national championships.

There will be pain
There will be pain
Galen

Five months of competition comes down to this.  After somewhere around 20 - 30 fights, each of our 9 Nittany Lions with a ticket to the NCAA Championships will learn his seed - if any - and what his bracket looks like.  Starting at 6pm ET, the NCAA will release its seeded brackets for this year's wrestling national championship held at Madison Square Garden March 17th - 20th.

A "good" seed and set of matchups, and we fans will mentally project our Lion onto the podium.  A "bad" seed? Whew...  Outer darkness...weeping and gnashing of teeth...it's not a pretty sight.  Put on the full armor of Cael, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the NCAA.

And don't forget: our top 5 wrestlers are a combined 146 - 5 this season.  Which...that's pretty good.

Stick with us on this bracket release open thread party/bonanza/funtime, which will be updated as the NCAA releases each weight class.  Until then, here's a quick recap of our 9 Lions headed to NYC, and where we think they'll land in the bracket.

WT Wrestler Record

Coaches

Poll

RPI

Intermat

Rank

BigTens

Place

Seeding

Guess

125 Nico (Sr., Murrysville, PA) 27-3 4 5 3 2 3
133 Conaway (Sr., Abbottstown, PA) 26-5 5 3 5 4 6
141 Jimmy (Jr., Derry, PA) 12-9 21 NR 17 2 16
149 Zain (So., Benton, PA) 30-0 1 1 1 1 1
157 Nolf (Fr., Yatesboro, PA) 30-1 1 3 2 2 3
165 Geno (Jr., DuBois, PA) 19-10 NR 9 NR 8 Unseeded
174 Bo (Fr., Allen, TX) 29-1 1 2 1 1 1
184 Mouse (So., Apollo, PA) 16-6 11 12 14 5 15
197 Morg (Sr., Santa Ana, CA) 30-0 1 1 1 1 1