The NCAA Division I wrestling championships get underway today in St. Louis. Five of the seven Missouri Tigers wrestlers received top 15 seeds in their weight divisions. Sophomore Nicholas Marable is the 3 rd seed at 165 pounds. NCAA champ Max Askren seeded 5 th at 197 pounds as he makes his second run at an NCAA title. Michael Chandler of High Ridge, Missouri is the 10 seed at 157 and heavy Mark Ellis from Peculiar, Missouri is seeded 12th.
Click on the link to hear more from Missouri head coach Brian Smith. You can follow the wrestling tournament through the Missouri athletic website .