Top 20 NCAA Division I Wrestling Programs

Team NCAA Team Championships NCAA Individual Championships Dual Meets Thru 2011
Oklahoma State 34 136 1006-113-23
Iowa 23 78 892-215-31
Iowa State 8 69 1002-263-21
Oklahoma 7 66 801-346-32
Lehigh 0 27 841-389-21
Michigan State 1 25 568-462-27
Penn State 4 30 829-296-37
Michigan 0 22 745-323-26
Northern Iowa 1 21 705-337-28
Minnesota 3 22 877-420-24
Illinois 0 21 641-456-27
Wisconsin 0 18 674-458-37
Pittsburgh 0 16 491-377-19
Ohio State 0 16 695-492-28
Oregon State 0 12 967-312-26
Cornell 0 16 724-383-20
Nebraska 0 11 617-527-29
Indiana 1 11 696-526-29
Arizona State 1 10 482-288-13
Cal.St.-Bakersfield 0 9 608-273-9
Greatest NCAA Wrestling Coaches
Wrestling Team NCAA Team Championships NWCA National Team Duals Titles NCAA Individual Championships Total All-Americans Conference Conference Championships Individual Conference Champions Michigan Record versus Rival
Oklahoma State 34 8 138 440 Big 12 48 252 0W-6L
Iowa 23 6 78 301 Big Ten 32 184 25W-28L-1T
Oklahoma 7 0 70 266 Big 12 23 176 4W-5L-1T
Iowa State 8 1 65 283 Big 12 15 194 5W-17L
Lehigh 0 0 27 136 EIWA n/a 191 24W-15L
Michigan State 1 0 25 135 Big Ten 8 66 63W-35L-5T
Illinois 0 0 21 102 Big Ten 17 68 41W-25L-1T
Penn State 2 2 30 182 EIWA/EWL/Big Ten 15 ?/16 24W-26L
Michigan 0 0 22 174 Big Ten 11 118 n/a
Minnesota 3 7 22 165 Big Ten 10 85 30W-29L-2T
Wisconsin 0 0 18 88 Big Ten 0 63 27W-22L-1T
Pittsburgh 0 0 16 69 EWL n/a n/a 20W-9L-1T
Oregon State 0 0 12 n/a PAC 10 16 n/a 3W-0L
Ohio State 0 0 16 64 Big Ten 0 29 68W-17L-4T
Indiana 1 0 11 45 Big Ten 13 51 59W-23L-2T
Northern Iowa 1 0 21 116 n/a n/a n/a 7W-3L
Arizona State 1 0 11 n/a PAC 10 16 n/a 4W-3L
Northwestern 0 0 7 45 Big Ten 0 34 71W-8L-3T
Purdue 0 0 4 37 Big Ten 0 35 56W-12L-1T
Cornell 0 1 16 44 EIWA 15 115 3W-3L
Nebraska 0 0 11 78 Big 12 2 8 3W-5L
Central Michigan 0 0 n/a n/a MAC n/a n/a 20W-5L

The Big 12 has 3 teams who had won NCAA Team titles: Oklahoma State, Iowa State and Oklahoma; The Big Ten has had 5 teams capture NCAA Team titles: Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan State, Indiana and Penn State.

NCAA Wrestling Unbeaten Streaks

Records of Top Wrestling Programs Against Each Other (Rivalry Began):
Oklahoma State Iowa 26W-18L-2T (1954)
Oklahoma State Iowa State 50W-20L-3T (1921)
Oklahoma State Oklahoma 134W-27L-10T (1920)
Iowa Iowa State 60W-16L-2T (1912)

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Oregon

44W-34L-4T (1921)

17-16-1T (1930)

63-35-5 (1921)

28-25-1 (1924)

5-4-1 (1968)

17-5-0 (1925)

12-5-1 (1982)

25-6-2 (1983)

24-27 (1933)

63-34-3 (1910)

24-14 (1937)

107-24-4 (1915-2008)

NWCA National Team Duals

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1995 Iowa
1994 Oklahoma State
1993 Penn State
1992 Iowa
1991 Penn State
1990 Oklahoma State
1989 Oklahoma State
Virginia Duals History
Conference

Year

Began

Other Conference Names Most Team Titles
EIWA 1905 n/a Lehigh-34, Cornell-21, Penn State-16, Navy-13
Big Ten 1908 Western Iowa-34, Illinois-17, Indiana-13, Michigan-11
Big 12 1929 Big 6, Southwest, Big 8 Oklahoma State-47, Oklahoma-23, Iowa State-14
Southern 1930 n/a Tennessee-Chattanooga-26, Virginia Tech-6, Appalachian State/VMI-6
ACC 1954 n/a Maryland-23, North Carolina-17, North Carolina State-14, Virginia-4
MAC 1952 n/a Central Michigan-16/Ohio University-15/Kent State-10
PAC 12 1963 PAC 10 Oregon State-20, Arizona State-16, Boise State-6
EWL 1976 n/a Penn State-14, Edinboro State-12, Pittsburgh/Clarion State/West Virginia-3 each
West Regional 1981 n/a Northern Iowa-29, Wyoming-4
Colonial 1992 n/a Hofstra-10/George Mason-5
Conference (Individual NCAA Division I Wrestling Champions) NCAA Individual Champions NCAA Team Titles
Big Six/Eight/Twelve (Oklahoma State 136, Oklahoma 70, Iowa State 65, Nebraska 11, Missouri 3, Colorado 3, Kansas State 1) 289 49
Big Ten/Western (Iowa 78, Michigan State 25, Michigan 22, Minnesota 22, Illinois 21, Wisconsin 18, Ohio State 16, Penn State 15, Indiana 11, Northwestern 8, Purdue 4) 240 31
EIWA (Ivy=26; Lehigh 27, Cornell 16, Penn State 8, Syracuse 7, Penn 5, Navy 3, Harvard 3, Yale 2, East Stroudsburg 2, Temple 2, American 1, Princeton 1) 91 1
PAC 10 (Oregon State 12, Arizona State 10, Cal-St.-Bakersfield-3, Oregon-2, Cal-Poly-SLO-2, Boise State-2, Washington-2, Cal-Berkley-1, UCLA-1, Cal-Davis-1, Stanford-1) 37 1
EWL (Pittsburgh 16 , Lock Haven 8, West Virginia 6, Clarion 5, Penn State 5, Bloomsburg 4, Edinboro 4) 48 0
ACC (North Carolina St.-6, North Carolina-5, Maryland-2, Clemson-2) 15 0
MAC (Ohio University-4, Toledo-2, Central Michigan, Kent State, West.Mich, No. Ill.-1 each 10 0

The Southern Conference has never had an individual or team NCAA Champion since it began in 1930; neither has the Colonial Conference which began in 1992 although Hofstra had an individual champion in 1977. Highest finish of a MAC Team was Toledo in 1952 was 4th; Central Michigan has had four Top 10 finishes in the NCAA Finals including 5th in 1998. In 2012, it was the first year in NCAA Wrestling history that the Big 12 has never had a NCAA Individual Champion. The only EIWA National title was Penn State in 1953, and the only PAC 12 title was Arizona State in 1985 (with no individual champions). The highest ACC finish in the NCAA Finals was North Carolina in 1982 was tied for 5th, and the Tar Heels were 6th in 1986 and 1994. The "old" SICA had two individual winners with Auburn in 1953 and Tennessee in 1985. The highest finish of an EWL team since the conference began in 1984, 1987, 1991 and 1992 when Penn State was 3rd.

NCAA Division I Team NCAA Division I Champions NCAA Division I All-Americans
Oklahoma State 136 435
Iowa 80 301
Iowa State 68 283
Oklahoma   66 266
Michigan 22 174
Penn State 27 182
Minnesota 22 165
Michigan State 25 135
Lehigh 27 136
Northern Iowa 21 116
Illinois 21 119
Wisconsin 18 103
Nebraska 11 95
Oregon State 12 90
Indiana 11 77
Ohio State 16 81
Pittsburgh 16 74
Navy 3 59
Cornell 16 66
Northwestern 9 61
Purdue 4 54
Edinboro 4 53
Missouri 4 53
Cal.St.-Bakersfield 9 44
Cal-Poly-SLO 2 46
Clarion State 8 46
Central Michigan 1 44
North Carolina 5 39
Lock Haven 9 38
Syracuse 7 35
Oregon 2 31
West Virginia 5 29
Boise State 2 29
Cornell (IA) 6 28
Hofstra 1 27
Wyoming 1 29
Ohio University 4 29
North Carolina State 5 27
Maryland 2 26
Harvard 3 26
Bloomsburg 4 23
Toledo 2 22
Kent State 1 23
NCAA Wrestling League Total NCAA Points 2011 2011 All-Americans Teams with All Americans Teams Scoring Points at NCAA Championships Wrestlers in Finals Total Teams in Conference 2012 League Champion
Big Ten 464 28 8 11 5 11 Penn State
EIWA 293 15 7 10 4 13 Cornell
Big Twelve 205.5 10 5 5 5 5 Missouri
PAC 10 181 11 5 6 5 7 Oregon State
ACC 90.5 5 2 6 0 6 Maryland
MAC 85.5 4 2 5 1 6 Central Michigan
EWL 58.5 1 1 6 0 7 Pittsburgh
West 56.5 3 2 6 0 7 Wyoming
Colonial 51 3 2 5 0 7 Binghamton
Southern 8 0 0 3 0 6 Tennessee-Chattanooga
Totals 1494 80 34 63 20 75 Totals
Conference Qualifiers 2011 Teams All-Americans 2011
Big Ten 72 11 31
Big 12 38 5 13
EIWA 47 14 10
EWL 32 7 8
PAC 10 39 9 6
MAC 19 6 3
ACC 14 6 0
Southern 14 6 1
Colonial 23 11 7
East Regional 11 5 0
West Regional 21 6 0
Totals 330 86 80

2012 Summary

Conference Points AA Champs
Big Ten 653 34 7
EIWA 260 14 3
Big Twelve 135.5 5 0
EWL 117 5 0
PAC 12 102.5 7 0
ACC 81.5 4 0
Colonial 69 4 0
West Regional 66.5 2 0
MAC 63 3 0
Southern 27 2 0
Totals 1575 80 10
Wrestling School Champs All-Americans Conference Points
Penn State 3 6 Big Ten 143
Minnesota 1 7 Big Ten 117.5
Iowa 1 6 Big Ten 107.5
Cornell 3 5 EIWA 102.5
Ohio State 1 4 Big Ten 68.5
Oklahoma State 0 3 Big Twelve 66
Illinois 0 4 Big Ten 62
Lehigh 0 4 EIWA 61
Northwestern 0 2 Big Ten 42.5
Oregon State 0 3 PAC 12 40.5
Virginia Tech 0 2 ACC 39
Michigan 1 2 Big Ten 39
Oklahoma   0 2 Big Twelve 38
Binghamton State 0 2 Colonial 36
Pittsburgh 0 2 EWL 35
Stanford 0 2 PAC 12 33
Edinboro State 0 1 EWL 32.5
Clarion State 0 2 EWL 32
American University 0 2 EIWA 31
Wyoming 0 2 West Regional 31
Nebraska 0 2 Big Ten 28
Appalachian State 0 2 Southern 28
Hofstra 0 2 Colonial 27.5
Central Michigan 0 1 MAC 24
Cal Poly 0 2 PAC 12 23.5
Missouri 0 0 Big Twelve 20
Kent State 0 1 MAC 19.5
Virginia   0 0 ACC 17.5
Purdue 0 0 Big Ten 17.5
Harvard 0 2 EIWA 17
Maryland 0 1 ACC 15.5
Pennsylvania 0 1 EIWA 15
Ohio University 0 1 MAC 13.5
Northern Iowa 0 0 West Regional 12
Iowa State 0 0 Big Twelve 11.5
North Dakota State 0 0 West Regional 10.5
Indiana 0 0 Big Ten 10
Michigan State 0 0 Big Ten 10
Air Force 0 0 West Regional 10
Bloomsburg State 0 0 EWL 9.5
Wisconsin 0 1 Big Ten 7.5
Army 0 0 EIWA 7.5
West Virginia 0 0 EWL 7
North Carolina State 0 1 ACC 6.5
Columbia 0 0 EIWA 6
Princeton 0 0 EIWA 6
Rutgers 0 0 EIWA 6
Navy 0 0 EIWA 4.5
Eastern Michigan 0 0 MAC 4.5
The Citadel 0 0 Southern 4.5
Bucknell 0 0 EIWA 3.5
Boise State 0 0 PAC 12 3.5
Chattanooga-Tenn. 0 0 Southern 3.5
North Carolina   0 0 ACC 3
Old Dominion 0 0 Colonial 2.5
Boston University 0 0 Colonial 2
Arizona State 0 0 PAC 12 2
Utah Valley 0 0 West Regional 2
Rider 0 0 Colonial 1
Lock Haven 0 0 EWL 1
Campbell 0 0 Southern 1
Northern Colorado 0 0 West Regional 1
Buffalo 0 0 MAC 0.5
Totals 10 80 All Conferences 1584