Broncos Head to Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational

Dec. 5, 2013

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THE TOURNAMENT: Boise State will send 10 wrestlers to the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational Dec. 6-7, in Las Vegas, Nev. The 32nd edition of the annual tournament will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The Broncos will be one of 33 schools with wrestlers at the invitational.

The tournament is scheduled to begin Friday at 10 a.m. (MT), with the quarterfinals scheduled for 7 p.m. Action will resume Saturday at 10 a.m., with the semifinals scheduled for 11 a.m. and the finals slated to begin at 4 p.m.

LAST YEAR: Boise State finished sixth out of 32 teams at last year's Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational with 76 points.

Individually, former Bronco Jason Chamberlain (149) won his weight class, and J.T. Felix finished third.

LINE-UP: Boise State will send the following line-up to the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational:

125 ... Rami Haddadin
133 ... Matt Nader
141 ... Travis Himmelman
149 ... Chris Castillo
157 ... Holden Packard
165 ... Taylor West
174 ... Austin Dewey
184 ... Jake Swartz
197 ... Cody Dixon
285 ... J.T. Felix

IN THE RANKINGS: Boise State currently ranks 18th in the InterMat College Rankings (Dec. 3), tied for 19th in WIN's Tournament Power Index (Nov. 25) and No. 25 in the USA Today/NWCA/AWN Division I Coaches Poll.

Individually, Chris Castillo (149), Jake Swartz (184) and J.T. Felix (285) are each ranked nationally in their respective weight classes.

Castillo is ranked No. 14 by InterMat; Swartz is ranked No. 5 by InterMat, No. 6 by WIN and No. 4 by AWN; and Felix is ranked No. 5 by both InterMat and WIN, and No. 4 by AWN.

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