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NCAA to Stream Wrestling Selection Show

March 9, 2011
|  Lynchburg, Va.
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Freshman Robert Jillard (125), along with T. J. Mitchell (133), Chad Porter (165) and Royal Brettrager II (174), will learn their first-round matchups tonight during the NCAA's live streaming of the 2011 Wrestling Championships selection show.

Liberty wrestling's four national qualifiers will find out their first-round matchups this evening when the NCAA announces the 330 student-athletes set to participate in the 2011 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships.

The field will be released via a web stream selection show on NCAA.com this evening at 6 p.m.

Shane Sparks will serve as the host as he unveils each of the 10 brackets in the championships field.

Fans wishing to view the show can do so by following this link.

Once the show is complete, printable brackets will be available on NCAA.com at 6:30 p.m.

Following the selection announcement, fans can get more in-depth coverage by tuning into Takedown Wrestling's annual NCAA Division I Championships Preview Show from 8 – 11 p.m.

Host Scott Casber will be joined in studio by co-hosts Steve Foster, Jeff Murphy, Ryan Freeman and Geoff Murtha as they breakdown the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships bracket by bracket.

The three-hour broadcast will feature several distinguished guests, including NCAA Division I Wrestling committee chair, Derek Van Der Merwe, and NCAA champion and National Wrestling Hall of Famer, Wade Schalles.

Fans are encouraged to interact with on-air hosts through Facebook at facebook.com/ncaawrestling. Questions submitted through Facebook will be answered by the studio hosts throughout the show.

There are three ways for fans to listen to the NCAA Division I Championships Preview Show, on NCAA.com, KXNO.com or through the I Heart Radio app on your Smart Phone (select sports radio/KXNO).