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NCAA Announces Championship Brackets – University of Nebraska

Five Huskers are seeded 10th or better for the 2023 NCAA Wrestling Championships as the NCAA released the brackets Wednesday evening. This year’s tournament is set for March 16-18 at the BOK Arena in Tulsa, Okla.
Mikey Labriola leads the group of Huskers with a two-seed at 174 pounds after he finished second at the conference tournament last weekend. The four-time All-American tallied his fifth qualification to the NCAA Championships and enters the tournament 25-1 on the year. He will face No. 31 Tyler Stoltzfus of Lehigh in the opening match. 
Liam Cronin earned a three-seed at 125 pounds after recording a second-place finish at the Big Ten Championships last weekend. The graduate punches his second ticket to the NCAA Championship and enters the tournament 20-4 on the year. He will face No. 30 Antonio Lorenzo of Cal Poly. 
Peyton Robb also received a No. 3 seed at 157 pounds. The All-American junior is coming off a second-place finish at the Big Ten Championships, earning him a third-straight trip to the NCAA Tournament. Robb, 25-1 on the season, will face No. 30 Jared Hill of Oklahoma first.   
Brock Hardy (141) is seeded fourth and is set to make his first career trip to the national tournament. Last weekend, he finished second at the Big Ten Championships and enters the tournament with a 27-5 record on the season. He will wrestle No. 29 Jordan Titus of West Virginia in the opening round.  

Silas Allred makes his first NCAA Championship appearance as he enters the tournament with a No. 8 seed. Allred, who became the first Husker Big Ten Champion since 2015, is 26-5 on the season and will face No. 25 seed Michael Battista of Utah Valley first.


Lenny Pinto (184) earns the No. 13 seed in his first outing at the NCAA Championships. The Stroudsburg, Penn., native earned his first qualification following a fifth-place finish in the 184-pound bracket at the conference tournament last weekend. Pinto enters the tournament 23-9 this season and meets No. 20 seed Neil Antrassian of Utah Valley in the first round. 


At 165, Bubba Wilson heads to the national tournament for the second-straight time as the No. 25 seed. Wilson, who finished sixth at the conference tournament and is 15-13 overall this season, will face No. 8 seed Matthew Olguin of Oregon State first.


Nebraska’s NCAA Championship Lineup*

125: #3 Liam Cronin • Gr. • Orange, Calif. 

141: #4 Brock Hardy • RSo. • Brigham City, Utah

157: #3 Peyton Robb • Jr. • Owatonna, Minn.

165: #25 Bubba Wilson • So. • Manhattan, Kan.

174: #2 Mikey Labriola • Sr. • Easton, Pa.

184: #13 Lenny Pinto • RFr. • Stroudsburg, Penn. 

197: #8 Silas Allred • RSo. • Anderson, Ind.  

*Number indicates seeding

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