The 2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships will be held on Saturday and Sunday. They will showcase the nation’s best wrestlers and teams before the national tournament in two weeks.
Here are the seeds and some complete brackets for the Big Ten Wrestling Championships.
This year’s championships will take place in Bloomington, Ind.
Here’s all the information you need on how to watch and follow the 2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships.
Big Ten Wrestling Championships 2017 dates
The 2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships will be held on Saturday, March 4, and Sunday, March 5, with two sessions on the first day and the final session on Sunday.
Big Ten Wrestling Championships 2017 times, sessions
There will be two sessions on Saturday and one Sunday. Sessions I and II will be held at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday. The final session, which will be the semifinals and finals for some weight classes and just the finals for others, will begin at noon ET.
Session I — 10 a.m. ET on Saturday, March 4
Session II — 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, March 4
Session III — 12 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 5
What TV channel are the Big Ten Wrestling Championships on?
Big Ten Network will broadcast the final session starting at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday — so really just the championship matches. The rest of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships will be available on BTN Plus.
Can I watch the Big Ten Wrestling Championships online?
You can, but only with a subscription to BTN Plus. BTN Plus is an online subscription platform through BTN2Go — think of it as getting BTN’s premium content.
A monthly subscription to BTN Plus costs $14.95 and can be canceled anytime. A yearly subscription costs $119.95. Find out more or subscribe here.
2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships storylines, preview
Penn State enters the 2017 tournament as the favorite, running the table in the regular season before beating then-No. 1 Oklahoma State in the NWCA Dual Championships for a second-straight year.
The Nittany Lions, 14-0, topped 30 points in seven of their nine Big Ten meets this year en route to another Big Ten dual meet title.
Nine other Big Ten teams are ranked in college wrestling’s Top 25 — No. 3 Iowa, No. 5 Nebraska, No. 6 Ohio State, No. 9 Illinois, No. 12 Rutgers, No. 12 Minnesota, No. 15 Michigan, No. 16 Wisconsin and No. 25 Purdue.