2021-22 Big Ten Wrestling Schedule Announced

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference office announced the dates and opponents for the 2021-22 wrestling season Wednesday. The schedule features eight conference duals for each of the 14 Big Ten programs and concludes with the 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, to be held over the first weekend in March at Nebraska.

All 14 teams will open Big Ten action Jan. 7-17. On opening night, Jan. 7, reigning Big Ten Champion Iowa will play host to Minnesota, while Big Ten Dual Meet Co-Champion Penn State will travel to Maryland. Indiana will open its conference slate against Rutgers in Piscataway, N.J., Northwestern will visit Wisconsin, and Purdue will travel to Nebraska. The following weekend (Jan. 14-17), Illinois and Michigan will make their conference season debuts by traveling to Rutgers and Ohio State, respectively.

The final regular-season dual will take place Feb. 20, with Nebraska hosting the defending Big Ten Dual Meet Co-Champion Iowa.


The 108th Big Ten Wrestling Championships will be held March 5-6, 2022, at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., with Nebraska playing host to the event for the first time. All 14 conference schools will participate in the championships, which begins Saturday, March 5, with the first-round, quarterfinal, semifinal and wrestleback matches taking place during Sessions I and II. Action continues Sunday, March 6, with consolation semifinals and seventh-place matches getting underway during Session III and the first-, third- and fifth-place matches highlighting Session IV.

The 2021-22 Big Ten wrestling schedule can be found below. Times and television designations will be announced at a later date.


Friday, January 7 Minnesota at Iowa
Friday, January 7 Penn State at Maryland
Friday, January 7 Purdue at Nebraska
Friday, January 7 Indiana at Rutgers
Friday, January 7 Northwestern at Wisconsin

Sunday, January 9 Purdue at Iowa
Sunday, January 9 Northwestern at Minnesota
Sunday, January 9 Indiana at Penn State
Sunday, January 9 Rutgers at Wisconsin

TBD, January 7-9 Ohio State at Michigan State

Friday, January 14 Illinois at Rutgers
Friday, January 14 Iowa at Northwestern
Friday, January 14 Michigan at Ohio State
Friday, January 14 Nebraska at Minnesota

Saturday, January 15 Michigan State at Purdue

Sunday, January 16 Iowa at Illinois
Sunday, January 16 Wisconsin at Minnesota
Sunday, January 16 Rutgers at Penn State

Monday, January 17 Michigan State at Indiana

Friday, January 21 Maryland at Indiana
Friday, January 21 Penn State at Michigan
Friday, January 21 Rutgers at Michigan State
Friday, January 21 Iowa at Ohio State
Friday, January 21 Illinois at Purdue
Friday, January 21 Nebraska at Wisconsin

Sunday, January 23 Rutgers at Michigan
Sunday, January 23 Penn State at Michigan State
Sunday, January 23 Nebraska at Northwestern
Sunday, January 23 Maryland at Ohio State
Sunday, January 23 Wisconsin at Purdue

Friday, January 28 Penn State at Iowa
Friday, January 28 Wisconsin at Maryland
Friday, January 28 Minnesota at Michigan

Saturday, January 29 Northwestern at Illinois
Saturday, January 29 Purdue at Indiana

Sunday, January 30 Michigan at Maryland

Friday, February 4 Minnesota at Illinois
Friday, February 4 Michigan State at Maryland
Friday, February 4 Michigan at Nebraska
Friday, February 4 Ohio State at Penn State

Saturday, February 5 Wisconsin at Iowa

Sunday, February 6 Indiana at Illinois
Sunday, February 6 Maryland at Northwestern
Sunday, February 6 Minnesota at Purdue
Sunday, February 6 Ohio State at Rutgers

TBD, February 6 or 11 Nebraska at Penn State

Friday, February 11 Michigan at Indiana
Friday, February 11 Northwestern at Michigan State
Friday, February 11 Ohio State at Minnesota
Friday, February 11 Illinois at Wisconsin

Saturday, February 12 Maryland at Rutgers

Sunday, February 13 Michigan State at Michigan
Sunday, February 13 Illinois at Nebraska
Sunday, February 13 Indiana at Ohio State

Saturday, February 19 Purdue at Northwestern

Sunday, February 20 Iowa at Nebraska

NOTE: All dates subject to change

Would you like to receive the latest Minnesota wrestling news in your inbox?