Anyone have an idea on when Missouri will release their schedule. Looked at the roster the other day and counted over 40 kids. Thats a lot.
I'm not sure when the schedule will be complete but you might get an idea at the welcome back Bar-b-q August 18 Fans, family, and friends are welcome
I know Mizzou hasn't released anything, but based off other teams websites They will wrestle Old Diminion, Purdue @ Purdue. They will also be hosting a National Duals Regional with Maryland coming so far. And the Scuffle lists them as coming this year, but not sure if this is official though.
11/24 Stanford & South Dakota State @ Mizzou
1/27 Mizzou @ UNI
Has MU found a conference home? It looked like at one time they were headed to the Western Wrestling Conference, but I've heard that is no longer in the works.
What NCAA qualifing tournament will they wrestling in?
Maybe they should go the indepentent route. As long as they are ranked in the top 20 at each weight should still make NCAAs.
Like Franky said, Start spreadin the word
I'm leaving today (Dec. 14th)
I want to be part of it
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Last edited by zoubus; 08-19-2012 at 05:46 PM.
We must be part of a conference, be it WWC or somewhere else. As the change in NCAA championships will be definitively decided in late September, Mizzou will consider their options at that point. A couple things everyone should know:
1. Mizzou's administration is fantastically behind the program and will make the best decision for Missouri wrestling long-term.
2. Mizzou is a "hot commodity" as far as conference affiliations go. As we transition to NCAA team championship being determined by duals, rather than individuals, the various conference championships around the country will similarly be transitioning. Thus, conference affiliation will be very important.
3. Regardless of what you may hear from Cael Sanderson's twitter, the wrestling community as a whole; coaches, schools, etc. are on board with these pending changes. Cael is "out on his own island somewhere".
As a fan I will be disappointed when they move to a dual championship. THe NCAA tournament with a team championship on the line was one of the most exciting sporting events I've been to. Taking away the team champion just won't be the same.
Think of the equivalent to not crowning a team champion for states. To me that's kinda boring. But I know people are doing what they think is best
I think they will still keep team points at the individual tourney as usual. The big change is the NCAA will recognize the Dual Tournament winner as National Team Champions. I think it could be good for the sport, the average college sports fan doesn't really follow wrestling. If they know their college team is going for a championship, could pull them in the wrestling circle. Take Mizzou for instance, could pull in new fans with NEW MONEY. It's what most of us has wanted for high school for a long time, two championships.