IRVING, Texas – The pre-seeds have been announced for the 2022 Big 12 Wrestling Championship, which is set for March 5-6 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Iowa State led the Big 12 as its entire lineup received selections, highlighted by top-seeded Ian Parker (141 pounds) and David Carr (157). Missouri, North Dakota State, Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State each had nine seeds and Northern Iowa followed with eight.
Mizzou’s Keegan O’Toole locked in the top seed at 165 pounds while Northern Iowa’s Parker Keckeisen will wrestle as the No. 1 in the 184 weight class. Oklahoma State rounded up three top seeds in Daton Fix (133 pounds), Kaden Gfeller (149 pounds), and Dustin Plott (174 pounds). West Virginia’s Killian Cardinale received the No. 1 selection at 125 pounds, while Wyoming’s Stephen Buchanan and Air Force’s Wyatt Hendrickson were named the top seeds in the 197 and heavyweight classes respectively.
Tickets to the Big 12 Wrestling Championship can be purchased at TicketMaster.
This is the seventh neutral-site conference championship for the sport and the sixth in Tulsa. Last year, the Oklahoma State Cowboys and Oklahoma Sooners split the title, posting 124 points each.
Big 12 Now on ESPN+ will broadcast the first three sessions of the event while the championship round will air on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. Sunday.