At noon, No. 8 Missouri will face Cal Poly in their first dual of the day. Their second dual will be at 7 against Purdue. All-Americans Mark Ellis and Max Askren will not start for Missouri against Cal Poly.
Starting in place of Askren will be redshirt Freshman Todd Porter. Sophomore Dominique Bradley will start in place of Ellis. Troy Dolan, who was Missouri's opening day starter at the 125-pound weight class is also out of the starting line-up. Freshman Brad Wisdom will start for Dolan.
Cal Poly's line-up features three ranked wrestlers. No. 14 Boris Novachkov and No. 14 Filip Novachkov will wrestle in the 133-pound weight class and 141-pound weight class respectively. No. 2 Chase Pami will wrestle in the 157-pound weight class. Redshirt Freshman Nick Gregoris will be faced with the difficult task of wrestling Pami.
No. 12 Brent Haynes will make his first start for Missouri since making his debut in the rankings after an exciting victory last week. He will wrestle Ryan Smith in 197-pound weight class.