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NWCA All Star Matchups ?
« on: October 07, 2018, 05:18:00 PM »
only a month away.....any leakage out there on commitments or declinations ?  Nothing on their webpage as yet.

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Re: NWCA All Star Matchups ?
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2018, 10:57:41 PM »
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Re: NWCA All Star Matchups ?
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2018, 09:29:11 AM »
Weak line up so far...didn't even fill all of the weight classes

https://www.goallstarclassic.com/matchups/

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Re: NWCA All Star Matchups ?
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2018, 10:20:16 AM »
UVU will be highlighted here.

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Im waiting....
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Re: NWCA All Star Matchups ?
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2018, 10:22:29 AM »
Weak line up so far...didn't even fill all of the weight classes

https://www.goallstarclassic.com/matchups/

Not only that they have Gross and Wilson at 141
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Re: NWCA All Star Matchups ?
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2018, 12:33:13 PM »
anyone else sort of sitting around going "Ho Hum" over this?
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Re: NWCA All Star Matchups ?
« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2018, 04:47:16 AM »
People were going "ho hum" when there were 20 All-Americans and 14 wrestlers ranked #1 and #2.

They can't repeat what they did in 2017 with 10 men's and 10 women's weights. That was a one-off, but they can't go back and not include the women, so instead of forcing 10 matches, they're modifying the format to create a showcase of wrestling.

The die-hards have complained about the event for years, regardless of how many All-Americans were in it. They always wanted more and would blame the NWCA instead of the athletes who turned down invitations. Invitations always went out to 1 vs. 2 each year on this.
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Re: NWCA All Star Matchups ?
« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2018, 11:24:31 AM »
I know it comes down to who will go, I just miss the days of people actually being like, "hell yeah I'm sending my guys".  I want to get behind the event and I do enjoy watching the matches.  It just this year it seems like they are rolling out the matchups a lot slower or with less pomp and I seem to just not be as excited.  maybe it is just me getting older or maybe I am not on Twitter as much (I doubt that).  It is just a little "Ho Hum" to me this year JB
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Re: NWCA All Star Matchups ?
« Reply #8 on: October 26, 2018, 11:31:47 AM »
Not saying it isn't "ho hum" but the fact remains we could have 9 #1 vs. #2 matchups and fans would complain we don't have 10.

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Re: NWCA All Star Matchups ?
« Reply #9 on: October 26, 2018, 02:43:30 PM »
A lot of schools are now opening the season with dual meets in the first week of November.  They typically entered opens during the first two weeks which created space for participation in the all star event  Not anymore. That will squeeze NWCA from offering a stellar agenda going forward. 

As I see it, what was a national event that stoked national interest is now just a local promotional event.  I wouldn't be surprised to this event go away after this season just like the national duals