Viva Las Vegas: Recapping the 2017 Classic

D3hoops.com Classic 2017-18
Tournament regular Ramapo and returnees Whitman and Amherst were among the Top 10 teams at the 2017 Classic.
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Who attends the D3hoops.com Classic? Everybody! We've held the tournament for eight years and here are all the teams who have been to our tournament more than once. Men: Ramapo (seven times), Carroll, Hardin-Simmons and UW-Stevens Point (three times) and twice apiece for Colorado College, Gustavus Adolphus, Hanover, Pacific Lutheran, Skidmore, Wartburg, Whitman, Whitworth and Wisconsin Lutheran. Women: Carthage and Occidental three times, with twice apiece for Amherst, Coe, DeSales, La Verne, Simpson and St. Vincent. In all, 45 men's programs have come to the D3hoops.com Classic and 40 women's programs.

For the eighth year we welcomed teams from coast to coast to the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for three days of wall-to-wall basketball. If you missed anything, here's your one-stop-shop for catching up on the week's events. Be sure to scroll down for coach and player interviews recorded on site.

 

Day 1 coverage

OWU shoots lights out; Amherst shakes off rust; Augsburg, Trine battle to wins; Wartburg gets by UWSP

Day 2 coverage

Amherst wins top 10 battle; Central rallies from 19 down; Occidental pulls away; Carroll, Whitman win big

Day 3 coverage

Whitman beats OWU in instant classic; Augsburg knocks off Wartburg; UCSC and UW-Stout gain splits.

 

Women's games

All times Eastern
Dec. 28
W:
Final
at Trine 52, UW-Stout 46
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W:
Final
Amherst 64, at UC Santa Cruz 43
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Dec. 29
W:
Final
at Occidental 64, Hamline 55
Video Box Score Recap Photos
W:
Final
at Amherst 41, Trine 36
Video Box Score Recap Photos
Dec. 30
W:
Final
UC Santa Cruz 71, at Hamline 51
Video Box Score Photos
W:
Final
at UW-Stout 60, Occidental 54
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Men's games

All times Eastern
Dec. 28
M:
Final
at Augsburg 74, Carroll 69
Video Box Score Photos
M:
Final
Ohio Wesleyan 98, at Ramapo 69
Video Box Score Recap Photos
M:
Final
Wartburg 75, at UW-Stevens Point 66
Video Box Score Photos
Dec. 29
M:
Final
at Central 74, Ramapo 69
Video Box Score Recap Recap Photos
M:
Final
at Carroll 76, Pacific Lutheran 54
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M:
Final
at Whitman 77, UW-Stevens Point 64
Video Box Score Photos
Dec. 30
M:
Final
Augsburg 68, at Wartburg 64
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M:
Final
Central 71, at Pacific Lutheran 48
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M:
Final
Whitman 92, at Ohio Wesleyan 90
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Women's all-tournament team
Hannah Fox, Amherst, Most Outstanding Player
Triana Anderson, Occidental
Kyncade Diedrich, UW-Stout
Reilly Geistfeld, Hamline
Hayley Martin, Trine
Kim Tom, UC Santa Cruz
Men's all-tournament team
Joey Hewitt, Whitman, Most Outstanding Player
Nate Axelrod, Ohio Wesleyan
Thomas Bonacum, Ramapo
MJ Delmore, UW-Stevens Point
Markus Glenn, Pacific Lutheran
Jaran Sabus, Wartburg
Kyle Smith, Central
Harry Sonie, Augsburg
Tanner Zaeske, Carroll

2017 team interviews

Interview videos with teams at the tournament follow: