NCAA Division I Brackets and at-large picks released

Participants set to compete March 21-23 in Des Moines

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA announced the 44 at-large selections for the 2013 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships and released the brackets for the tournament.

Brackets | List of all qualifiers

It was also announced on the NCAA Championships Selection Show that the finals will begin at 174 pounds and wrap around and end at 165 pounds.

The wrestlers listed in alphabetical order by weight class join the 286 student-athletes that qualified automatically through the conference and regional qualifying tournaments over the past two weekends.  The at-large selections were made by the NCAA Division I Wrestling Committee using the following selection criteria: head-to-head competition, quality wins, results against common opponents, winning percentage, rating percentage index, coaches ranking, qualifying event placement, and number of matches contested at that weight class.

125 Christian Cullinan Central Michigan MAC
125 Rob Deutsch Old Dominion CAA
125 Eric Montoya Campbell SoCon
125 Evan Silver Stanford Pac-12
133 Vincent Dellafave Rutgers EIWA
133 Mackenzie McGuire Kent State MAC
133 Jimmy Morris Rider CAA
133 Joseph Ward North Carolina ACC
141 Julian Feikert Oklahoma State Big 12
141 Nicholas Hucke Missouri MAC
141 Ridge Kiley Nebraska Big Ten
141 Nathan Pennesi West Virginia Big 12
149 Tyler Bedelyon Clarion EWL
149 Donnie Corby Central Michigan MAC
149 Caleb Ervin Illinois Big Ten
149 Nick Lester Oklahoma Big 12
149 Shane Welsh Lehigh EIWA
157 Spartak Chino Ohio MAC
157 Tommy Churchard Purdue Big Ten
157 Andy McCulley Wyoming West
157 Taylor Walsh Indiana Big Ten
165 Nijel Jones North Carolina State ACC
165 Corey Lear Bucknell EIWA
165 Caleb Marsh Kent State MAC
165 Zach Toal Missouri MAC
174 Craig Kelliher Central Michigan MAC
174 Leroy Munster Northwestern Big Ten
174 Stephen West Columbia EIWA
174 Sam Wheeler Kent State MAC
184 Robert Hamlin Lehigh EIWA
184 John Rizqallah Michigan State Big Ten
184 Lucas Sheridan Indiana Big Ten
184 MacKain Stoll North Dakota State West
197 Derrick Borlie Virginia Tech ACC
197 Conner Hartmann Duke ACC
197 Caleb Kolb Nebraska Big Ten
197 Alex Polizzi Northwestern Big Ten
197 Phillip Wellington Ohio MAC
285 Matthew Gibson Iowa State Big 12
285 Steven Graziano Pennsylvania EIWA
285 Ernest James Edinboro EWL
285 Jacob Kettler George Mason CAA
285 Evan Knutson North Dakota State West
285 William Smith Rutgers EIWA