The CSUB Roadrunners are heading to the NCAA Wrestling Tournament. Below you will find all the information about their first round game. Please check back to the website often as more information becomes available.
This is the 30th consecutive season in which the Roadrunners will have at least one entry in the Division I Tournament and is the 38th time that CSUB will be entered in the Division I Tournament. Roadrunner wrestlers have earned Division I All-American honors 46 times and have won seven national championships.
Thursday, March 16
10 a.m. Doors Open- Scottrade Center
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. First Session- Eight Mat Configuration, Pigtails and First-Round Competition
4:30 p.m. Doors Open- Scottrade Center
6 - 10 p.m. Second Session- Eight Mat Configuration, Preliminaries: Wrestle-Back Prelims (pigtail matches) as needed; Wrestle-Back First Round. Followed by Championship Round, Second Round and Consolation Round
Friday, March 17
9 a.m. Doors Open- Scottrade Center
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Third Session- Eight Mat Configuration, *Quarterfinals on middle four mats; Wrestle-Back Second and Third Rounds on outside mats.
5:30 p.m. Doors Open- Scottrade Center
7 - 10:30 p.m. Fourth Session- Six Mat "Dog bone" Configuration, *Semifinals on inside two mats (one weight at a time) and Wrestle-back Fourth Round on outside four mats. Followed by Wrestle-Back fifth rounds on all six mats.
Saturday, March 18
9 a.m. Doors Open, Scottrade Center
10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Fifth Session- Three Mats, *Wrestle-Back Semifinals on all three mats followed by third, fifth and seventh place medal round matches.
5:30 p.m. Doors Open, Scottrade Center
6:35- 6:50 p.m. Grand March Parade of All-Americans.
7 - 10 p.m. Sixth Session, One Mat, Individual weight class awards. Championship Finals.
*All times are Central. All times, events, and locations subject to change
ESPN’s prime-time coverage begins with the second round Thursday, March 16, at 7 p.m. ET, the first time a session from the championships’ first day has been televised on ESPN (previously has aired on ESPNU).
As in years past, the semifinals and finals will air on ESPN on Friday, March 17, and Saturday, March 18, respectively, beginning at 8 p.m. both nights.
ESPNU will carry all the championships’ earlier sessions each day, beginning with the first round on March 16 (noon), continuing with the quarterfinals on March 17 (11 a.m.) and the concluding with the medal round on March 18 (11 a.m.)
Throughout the entire three days, during all six sessions, ESPN3 streams every single mat and match, allowing fans to follow any wrestler and/or school. During the finals ESPN3 will once again offer Off the Mat -- a combination of live matches, highlights and interviews with newly crowned champions.