EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The brackets for next week's NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships have been released.
Justin Ruffin, 17-10, drew eighth-seeded Josh Humphreys, 19-6, of Lehigh in the opening round at 157 pounds.
Colton McKiernan, 21-12, faces off against Minnesota's Gable Steveson, 30-1 (the No. 3 seed), at 285 pounds.
Session 1 of the Championships gets underway at 11 a.m. next Thursday. The tournament is being held at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.