March 17, 2012
ST. LOUIS - The third and final day of the 2012 NCAA Wrestling Championships is now taking place at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Third-, fifth- and seventh-place matches get underway at 10 a.m. CT, while championship bouts are held at 6 p.m. CT. Session V can be seen live on ESPNU, while the title matches will be aired on ESPN.
Penn State closed the second day of the NCAA Wrestling Championships with 124 points to lead all teams, while Minnesota (101.5 points) and Iowa (93) followed to round out the top three. Ohio State, Illinois and Michigan join the three teams in the top 10 as the Buckeyes are in fifth (60), the Fighting Illini are in sixth (57.5) and the Wolverines are in 10th (34.0).
The Big Ten boasts at least one finalist in all but one weight class, including championship bouts with two Big Ten wrestlers in the 125-, 141- and 149-pound weight classes. Penn State has five wrestlers competing in title bouts, while Iowa has three, Minnesota has two and Michigan and Ohio State each have one.
Follow the links at the top of the page for complete coverage of the championships.