NU Wrestlers Heading to Las Vegas

NU Wrestlers Heading to Las Vegas
Nebraska 157-pounder Tyler Berger is a four-year starter and two-time All-American. “We’re looking for a big year from him,” coach Mark Manning said. (World-Herald News Service)

The No. 12 Nebraska wrestling team heads to Las Vegas, Nev., this weekend to partake in one of the premier events of the year at the Cliff Keen Invitational.

The Las Vegas Convention Center will play host to the event, with action set to begin on Friday, Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. CT. Each weight class is set up in bracket format, with both the championship and consolation Rounds of 64, 32 and 16 being contested from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Starting at 8 p.m., the championship quarterfinals and consolation round 1st of (8) will be held.

42 teams are expected to participate at the loaded tournament, and 115 of the top 200 wrestlers in the nation will be in attendance. 17 of the nation’s top-25 teams in the latest NWCA poll will take the mat in Las Vegas.