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2017 NCAA Championships Preview • 197 pounds


The following is a breakdown of the 197-pound weight class at the 2017 NCAA Championships, which will be held March 16-18 in St. Louis, Mo.

Here is a look at this season’s head-to-head match ups of WIN’s Top 10 wrestlers at this weight class:

197 Top 10 Head-to-Head Matchups

Note: University of Iowa redshirt freshman Cash Wilcke has entered the 197-pound bracket at the 2017 NCAA Championships in St. Louis, Missouri, on March 16-18.
Wilcke was the first man out when the NCAA announced the 33 qualifiers Tuesday, but a medical injury to West Virginia’s Jacob Smith opened up an at-large spot in the tournament field.
Wilcke is 16-11 overall and placed eighth at the Big Ten Championships on March 5, one spot outside an automatic qualifying position.

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