Big Ten Championships Brackets Released
March 7, 2014
MADISON, Wis. -- Brackets for the 2014 Big Ten Wrestling Championships have been released after pre-seeds for all weight classes were confirmed by conference coaches on Friday. No. 2 Jesse Delgado (125), No. 5 Tony Dallago (174) and No. 8 Nikko Reyes (184) have received first-round byes.
Complete brackets can be found above and the first and second-round matches of Illinois competitors are listed below. Action starts Saturday, March 8 at 10:00 a.m. CT.
125: No. 2 Jesse Delgado (ILL) receives first-round bye
133: No. 5 Zane Richards (ILL) vs. No. 12 Garth Yenter (MSU)
141: No. 7 Steven Rodrigues (ILL) vs. Trevor Moody (IND)
149: Caleb Ervin (ILL) vs. No. 6 Ian Paddock (OSU)
157: No. 7 Zac Brunson (ILL) vs. No. 10 Benjamin Sullivan (NU)
165: No. 5 Jackson Morse (ILL) vs. No. 12 Ben Cox (WIS)
174: No. 5 Tony Dallago (ILL) receives first-round bye
184: No. 8 Nikko Reyes (ILL) receives first-round bye
197: No. 6 Mario Gonzalez (ILL) vs. No. 11 Chris Heald (MICH)
HWT: No. 12 Christopher Lopez (ILL) vs. No. 5 Tony Nelson (MINN)