Around the Region

Division III is too big to be covered by just one columnist, so we've broken the country down into eight parts. Our writers file weekly columns covering their part of the country.

THE LINEUP
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Northeast
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East
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Atlantic
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Mid-Atlantic
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Great Lakes
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South
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Central
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West
Matt Noonan Andrew Lovell
Sarah Sommer Brian Lester Erik Buchinger Nathan Ford
Matt
Noonan
Andrew Lovell
Sarah
Sommer
Phil
Soto-Ortiz

Joe
Sager 

Brian
Lester
Erik
Buchinger
Nathan
Ford
CCC, GNAC, LEC, MASCAC, NAC, NECC, NESCAC, NEWMAC E8, LL, NEAC, SUNYAC
CSAC, CUNYAC, MACF, NJAC, SKY CAC, CC, LAND, MACC AMCC, HCAC, MIAA, NCAC, OAC, PAC ASC, GSAC, ODAC, SAA, SCAC, USAC CCIW, MWC, NACC, SLIAC, WIAC IIAC, MIAC, NWC, SCIAC, UMAC

2017-02-16 Neumann shows grit in Cabrini win Neumann has blown out most of its opponents this year, raising questions how ready it will be for the NCAA tournament. The Knights' win over Cabrini in a playoff like environment on Wednesday night is an important step toward showing they're ready for March.
2017-02-09 Falcons focused on great opportunities UW-River Falls heads into its big game against Whitewater knowing that it's on the verge of something special. A win there gives the Falcons the WIAC title and one or two more would lock up an NCAA tournament bid. Coach Jeff Berkof and his team are focused on taking advantage of these opportunities, as Erik Buchinger explains in Around the Central.
2017-02-14 A week full of possibilities Following our review of all 42 conference playoff pictures in Around the Nation last week, Phil Soto-Ortiz gets you caught up on the playoff possibilities in the Mid Atlantic Region. With five days and two games left in the regular season for most teams, there's a lot to play for.
2017-02-13 New-look Bearcats back on top of the PAC St. Vincent graduated eight players from last year's roster. Despite winning four straight PAC tournaments, the Bearcats were picked to finish second this year. Once the newcomers jelled with the handful of returning players, the Bearcats played their way back to a familiar position.
2017-02-15 Standing tall on his own two feet Tyler Stenglein overcame a gruesome leg injury in high school. Upon arriving at Nazareth, he endured a frustrating medical redshirt season. Now back to full strength, he is one of the top players in the Empire 8. Andrew Lovell has more in Around the East.
2017-02-16 MIT women take a stand President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration had an immediate impact on five members of the MIT community who were denied re-entry into the country in late January. The MIT women's basketball team decided to take a stand in support of those affected. Matt Noonan has their story in Around the Northeast.
2017-02-14 The Sound and the history Puget Sound knocked off all of the top contenders in the NWC. By doing so, the Loggers clinched the program's first outright NWC title. Nathan Ford explains how they did it, plus guides us through all of the other conference races out West.
2017-02-14 Run, gun, and fun for Rhodes and Sullivan Brennan Sullivan spent his high school days playing against some of the nation's best. Once he embraced the D-III experience, he found a home at Rhodes. Now, he's thriving in the Lynx's revamped, up-tempo offense. More in Around the South.