2nd Annual Diano Awards

Hey All,

It’s been a while since I last had the chance to sit at the old laptop and pound out an article for my loyal readers. Therefore, with graduate school set to resume next Tuesday, I knew that it might be long and far between before I had the opportunity to write. Hence, I decided that if I was going to fully commit to writing a piece, I might as well go big by bringing back the Annual Diano Awards. From what I recall, it was one of my more popular pieces from the 2009 season. Thus, I know that I need to give it my all if I am to match the warm responses that I received last year. I shall do my best. Continue reading “2nd Annual Diano Awards”

2010 NCAA DI Championship Preview and Predictions

With only days left before the opening round of the 2010 NCAA DI wrestling championships, wrestling fans across the nation are seething with anticipation of a donnybrook amongst the top teams in the nation challenging for the coveted team championship.

by Matt Diano and Bill Miller

With only days left before the opening round of the 2010 NCAA DI wrestling championships, wrestling fans from coast-to-coast are seething with anticipation of a donnybrook amongst the top teams in the nation challenging for the coveted team championship. Last year’s championship ended with Iowa winning over Ohio State by the slimmest margin in NCAA tournament history by the score of 96.5 to 92. And this year’s may yet again go down in the history books. Continue reading “2010 NCAA DI Championship Preview and Predictions”

#2 Iowa State vs. #7 Cornell Preview

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What: #2 Iowa State vs. #7 Cornell University

When: Sunday January 31st, 2010

Time: 1pm EST

Where: Newman Arena

Coverage: Live Text (Courtesy of Light House Wrestling)/Live Video (Courtesy of Cornell Redcast)

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In the Studio with Scott Casber – Episode 28

Join Scott Casber on Episode 28 of TDR as He covers the inductions in to the Alan Rice Hall of Champions, great interviews with the Greco inductees, Fraser, Houck, Warren, Mike Chapman. TDR 28 also features interviews with the Paulson Twins, Jake Varner, Kevin Jackson, Chris Bono and more. we have some interesting audio from those young men that have just committed to the colleges of their choice and Tom Brands talks about Dan Erekson’s injury and surgery.

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Join Scott Casber on Episode 28 of TDR as He covers the inductions in to the Alan Rice Hall of Champions, great interviews with the Greco inductees, Fraser, Houck, Warren, Mike Chapman. TDR 28 also features interviews with the Paulson Twins, Jake Varner, Kevin Jackson, Chris Bono and more. we have some interesting audio from those young men that have just committed to the colleges of their choice and Tom Brands talks about Dan Erekson’s injury and surgery. That and much more…..

TDR – TV News. It’s wrestling news on your screen, in your face, but in a nice way.

Click the title of this story to watch episode 28 of TDR. Continue reading “In the Studio with Scott Casber – Episode 28”

NCAA DI Individual Wrestler Power Ranking for 2009-2010

The top 25 NCAA Division I wrestlers eligible to compete in the 2010 season have been ranked across weight classes. A power ranking formula was created to compare performance. No subjective information was used to rank the wrestlers except for arriving at the power point system which was applied the same for each wrestler.

Military StripesThe top 25 NCAA Division I wrestlers eligible to compete in the 2009-2010 season have been ranked across weight classes. A power ranking formula was created to compare performance. No subjective information was used to rank the wrestlers except for arriving at the power point system which was applied the same for each wrestler.

The formula weighs the following factors for each wrestler: