Coach Tony Ersland sits down with hosts Tanner Lipsett and Cory Palm to talk about NCAA Auto-Bid Allocations for each conference and how it affects the Big Ten and the Boilermakers. They also discuss the dual win at Michigan State last Friday night and the upcoming rivalry matchup with Indiana Monday night on the BTN.
The NCAA announced its conference automatic qualifier allocations for the 2021 wrestling championships last week and it’s created quite the buzz over the last six days. On this week’s Always Aggressive Podcast with head coach Tony Ersland, Cory Palm and Tanner Lipsett, they discuss who got too many, who didn’t get enough and ideas for fixing the situation before we get to the conference tournaments.
In addition to the latest national issue, Ersland reflects on the Boilermakers’ dual win at No. 22 Michigan State last Friday, where Purdue took 6-of-10 matches in a 21-12 win over the Spartans. Ersland takes us match-by-match through the dual, with specific attention to seniors Griffin Parriott and Max Lyon in their big wins.
It’s rivalry week for the Boilermakers as they host Indiana on Monday in Holloway Gymnasium at 8 p.m., live on the Big Ten Network. The crew looks at some of the matchups in the dual and the significance of facing your in-state rival.
0:00 - NCAA Allocations
7:00 - What Could Be Done Different?
16:15 - Coaches Rank vs. Media Rank
20:05 - Look Back at MSU Dual
35:45 - Rivalry Week
43:20 - Boilermakers in the First NCAA Coaches Panel Rankings