Lincoln – The Nebraska wrestling team is ranked ninth in the preseason NWCA poll, released on Monday.
Five Big Ten teams are ranked in the Top 10 with 11 ranked among the Top 25. Iowa received 14 votes to claim the top spot, while Penn State, Missouri, Michigan and NC State round out the top five.
The No. 9 Huskers are set to host intrasquad challenge matches this Saturday, Nov. 5 at 9 a.m., before opening the season on Nov. 11 with the Nebraska Duals.