LINCOLN, Neb. — Minnesota’s Olympic and national champion Gable Steveson, Iowa’s Tony Cassioppi, Penn State’s Greg Kerkvliet and Michigan’s Mason Parris are the top names in the heavyweight bracket at the 2022 Big Ten Championships.
The tournament will be wrestled Saturday and Sunday at Nebraska’s Pinnacle Bank Arena. Here is the most recent heavyweight championship bracket and consolation round results:
Heavyweight pre-seeds: 1-Gable Steveson, Minnesota; 2-Tony Cassioppi, Iowa; 3-Greg Kerkvliet, Penn State; 4-Mason Parris, Michigan; 5-Lucas Davison, Northwestern; 6-Christian Lance, Nebraska; 7-Trent Hilger, Wisconsin; 8-Tate Orndorff, Ohio State; 9-Luke Luffman, Illinois; 10-Jacob Bullock, Indiana; 11-Michael Woulfe, Purdue; 12-Boone McDermott, Rutgers; 13-Brad Wilton, Michigan State; 14-Zach Schrader, Maryland.
All Big Ten weight class previews: 125 pounds | 133 pounds | 141 pounds | 149 pounds | 157 pounds | 165 pounds | 174 pounds | 184 pounds | 197 pounds | Heavyweight
2022 BIG TEN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
When: March 5-6.
Where: Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska.
TV: BTN, BTN+.
Reigning team champion: Iowa.
Returning champions (2022 weight in parentheses): Nick Suriano, Michigan (125); Roman Bravo-Young, Penn State (133); Jaydin Eierman, Iowa (141); Stevan Micic, Michigan (141); Sebastian Rivera, Rutgers (141)*; Sammy Sasso, Ohio State (149); Ryan Deakin, Northwestern (157)*; Alex Marinelli, Iowa (165)**; Michael Kemerer, Iowa (174); Myles Amine, Michigan (184); Aaron Brooks, Penn State (184)*; Gable Steveson, Minnesota (HWT)*.
* — two-time Big Ten champion
*** — three-time Big Ten champion
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