Lincoln - The 2009 Big 12 Wrestling Championship will be televised live on Fox Sports Midwest, Fox Sports Kansas City and select other FSN affiliates on Saturday, March 7. The telecast marks the first time in the event’s history that it will be carried live on FSN.

 

Coverage of the championship finals begins Saturday at 7 p.m. from NU Coliseum in Lincoln, Neb. Brent Stover calls the play-by-play with analysis from J Guymon.

 

The Big 12 Conference boasts five of the nation’s top 15 teams, including No. 3 Iowa State, No. 4 Nebraska and No. 5 Missouri in the latest USA Today/NWCA/InterMat poll.  

 

FSN is the television home of Big 12 sports, with a telecast schedule that includes football, women’s basketball and championship events.

 

Fox Sports Midwest/Fox Sports Kansas City Live Programming for March 7

1:30 p.m. - Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament: Semifinal 1

4 p.m. - Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament: Semifinal 2

7 p.m. - Big 12 Wrestling Championship

 

A full clearance report for the Big 12 Wrestling Championship can be found here.