1983 Division III women's basketball tournament

Bonnie Hansen scored 25 and Brenda Sanders added 24 as North Central knocked off defending champion Elizabethtown 83-71. The Cardinals opened the second half on a 15-0 run to extend their 39-32 lead to 54-32 at Clark in Worcester, Mass. 

Championship
North Central (Ill.) 83, Elizabethtown 71
at Worcester, Mass. 

All-Tournament Team
Page Lutz, Elizabethtown (Most Outstanding Player)
Kim Wallner, North Central (Ill.)
Brenda Sanders, North Central (Ill.)
Judy Hodge, Clark (Mass.)
Jackie Moore, Knoxville 

Third Place
Knoxville 82, Clark (Mass.) 80

National Semifinals
North Central (Ill.) 84, Knoxville 74
Elizabethtown 80, Clark (Mass.) 66

Quarterfinals
Clark (Mass.) 67, New Rochelle 58
North Central (Ill.) 100, Minnesota-Morris 82
Elizabethtown 62, Kean 57
Knoxville 70, Wisconsin-La Crosse 65 (OT)

Regional Championship
Clark (Mass.) 62, Salem State 57
New Rochelle 75, Rhode Island College 58
Kean 79, Frostburg State 74
Elizabethtown 59, Grove City 55
North Central (Ill.) 82, Central 79
Minnesota-Morris 69, Concordia-Moorhead 68
Wisconsin-La Crosse 78, Wisconsin-Whitewater 66
Knoxville 73, Pitt-Johnstown 71

Regional Third Place
Bridgewater State 71, Eastern Connecticut 57; Hartwick 65, St. Lawrence 62; Trenton State 70, Wooster 63; Scranton 69, Susquehanna 59; Augustana 86, Buena Vista 70; Pomona-Pitzer 62, Bishop 54; Simpson 81, St. Norbert 78; N.C.-Greensboro 68, Rust 51

First Round
Clark (Mass.) 85, Bridgewater State 71
Salem State 59, Eastern Connecticut 58
Rhode Island College 64, Hartwick 63
New Rochelle 80, St. Lawrence 74
Frostburg State 72, Trenton State 68
Kean 68, Wooster 63
Elizabethtown 65, Scranton 47
Grove City 60, Susquehanna 58
Central 78, Augustana 71
North Central (Ill.) 78, Buena Vista 65
Concordia-Moorhead 75, Pomona-Pitzer 60
Minnesota-Morris 89, Bishop 78
Wisconsin-Whitewater 96, Simpson 70
Wisconsin-La Crosse 79, St. Norbert 65
Pitt-Johnstown 76, Rust 70
Knoxville 74, N.C.-Greensboro 71

Trenton State is now known as The College of New Jersey.