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July 12, 2017 ATN: From Serbia to Harvard and back Johns Hopkins alum George Bugarinovic has had a unique journey from Serbia to Canada, Kansas, Baltimore and Harvard Medical School. Now he's helping bring other aspiring doctors back to Belgrade. He's our guest in this month's Around the Nation podcast.
July 3, 2017 ODAC All-American to lead Ferrum men Shortly after announcing its upcoming move to the ODAC, Ferrum announced that one of the ODAC's best players in recent history will be its new head men's basketball coach. Tyler Sanborn, who was a two-time All-American for Guilford, was announced as the choice this week.
July 1, 2017 Petosa steps down at Staten Island Making a decision he described as "fifty percent personal and fifty percent basketball," Staten Island's Tony Petosa has resigned from his position as men's basketball coach. Petosa was the College's winningest coach in any sport with 459 wins.
June 29, 2017 St. Joseph (Conn.) to add men's sports Earlier this month the University of St. Joseph announced it would begin accepting male undergraduate schools in 2018-19. The West Hartford-based school will also add men's athletics, starting with basketball and soccer.
June 27, 2017 ODAC adds Ferrum The Old Dominion Athletic Conference needed a new member to keep its AQ in football and found one that will join the Conference in all sports. Ferrum will move from the USA South Athletic Conference in 2018-19.
June 22, 2017 D3 Player of the Year still thriving abroad 2013 D3hoops.com Player of the Year John DiBartolomeo is still turning heads on the basketball court. The University of Rochester checks in with a report on his past season and his new team in the Israel Super League.
June 16, 2017 Dickinson coach moves to Johns Hopkins After three seasons at Dickinson, Katherine Bixby is leaving the Red Devils but staying in the Centennial Conference. She will fill the vacancy created at Johns Hopkins when Nancy Funk retired.
June 5, 2017 TCNJ name replacement for long-time coach TCNJ needed a new women's coach after Dawn Henderson decided her 28th season would be her last. On Monday the Lions announced Francesca Jackson as their selection.
May 20, 2017 Thinking forward to Fort Wayne In April the NCAA announced Fort Wayne, Ind. will host the Division III men's championship for four years starting in 2019. We spoke with a senior member of the team that submitted the winning bid to get an inside look at the process and the strategy that goes into hosting a national championship event.
May 19, 2017 York (NY) vacates 2014 CUNYAC title due to violations The NCAA announced that York (N.Y.) will vacate several games over the span of four seasons, including its 2014 conference title and NCAA tournament games, because the College used ineligible athletes.
May 8, 2017 New Loggers coach has deep NWC roots Casey Kushiyama, who was a part of the final four teams at Whitman and George Fox, was named the new women's basketball coach at Puget Sound.
May 4, 2017 Little East gets a little bigger Castleton will join the Little East in 18 sports, including men's and women's basketball in 2018-19. The Spartans currently compete in the NAC, which will also lose Colby-Sawyer to the GNAC that same season.
May 3, 2017 Scarlet Hawks to nest in the NACC Illinois Tech should be full members of Division III in two years and it has already found a conference home. The Scarlet Hawks will be members of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference beginning in the 2018-19 academic year.
April 18, 2017 Salem ain't so: Men's title game on the move After calling the Salem Civic Center home for two decades, the Division III men's basketball national semifinals will move to a different site in 2019. The NCAA announced that the final four teams will move to the midwest for four years, starting in 2018-2019.
April 18, 2017 Women's championship still a moving target The NCAA announced that three different sites will host the Division III women's basketball championship weekend for four seasons starting in 2018-19. Roanoke College will be the fourth site for championship weekend in the last five seasons.
March 28, 2017 Braden moves to Sewanee Tracey Braden, head women's basketball coach of Westminster (Mo.) for the past 10 years, is moving to Sewanee.
March 22, 2017 Mucci announces retirement Michael Mucci, the winningest coach in the 99 year history of the Haverford men's basketball program, has announced his retirement after 22 years.
March 19, 2017 Flannery's block party cause for celebration For NBA fans, "The Block" is LeBron James' title-saving stop in the 2016 NBA finals. For Division III fans, "The Block" will now be Joey Flannery's title-saving swat that sealed Babson's national title and the legacy for his senior class. Ryan Scott has the story in the season's final feature.
March 18, 2017 2017 D3hoops.com women's All-Americans Of the thousands of players in Division III women's basketball, these are the 25 we picked as the best in the country, plus a Coach and Rookie of the Year. These are our 2017 D3hoops.com women's All-American selections.
March 18, 2017 Babson finishes title run Babson defeated Augustana 79-78 in the 2017 NCAA Division III men's basketball championship game to complete its victorious return to Salem. Joey Flannery sealed the title by blocking a potential game-winning shot with three seconds left. Get the recap from Saturday's championship action in Salem, Va.
March 18, 2017 Amherst-Tufts: The threematch As you may have read previously, Amherst and Tufts are both in the NESCAC and have faced off two times before in 2017. Here's how those games went down, and links to follow tonight's title game.
March 17, 2017 Babson rallies, Augie advances The last time Augustana and Babson came to Salem the Vikings beat the Beavers by 20 in the national semifinal. Tomorrow they'll meet again for the national title after Augustana advanced past Williams and Babson rallied by Whitman.
March 16, 2017 Lynx star takes the Rhodes home The winningest coach in Rhodes women's basketball will be replaced by one of his best players. Lauren Avant Sumski returned to Rhodes to become the Lynx's next head coach following Matt Dean's retirement.
March 16, 2017 All smiles for North as Tufts heads west Tufts has ended its season in the Final Four every year that Michela North has been on the roster. Now, in her final go-round, the senior center is taking everything with a smile and a laugh.
March 16, 2017 The Tommies are all the way back Kaitlin Langer transferred from Division II, then worked patiently for two years behind an All-American. Since taking over the spotlight, she has shined. Now, she has St. Thomas back in the Final Four for the first time since 2012. Nathan Ford has more in a Road to Grand Rapids feature.
March 15, 2017 Johnson wins fight for her life, returns to Earlham Melissa Johnson, who spent more than 600 days in the hospital and missed three years of coaching after what was supposed to be routine surgery, is returning to her old job.
March 15, 2017 The Viking who can go out on top Jacob Johnston is the lone senior in the rotation for an Augustana squad that replaced all five starters from last year. The Vikings' surprising run has continued all the way to Salem, two wins away from a title. Erik Buchinger has more in a Road to Salem feature.
March 15, 2017 Babson brings more balance in Salem return After losing in the sectional round of last year's tournament, Babson is headed back to the national semifinals, led by multi-time All-American Joey Flannery. The Beavers bring more than Flannery in his final push for a national title. Matt Noonan has more in a Road to Salem feature.
March 14, 2017 Murphy, Blackledge win Jostens Trophy A day after being named Great Lakes Region Players of the Year, Lisa Murphy of Carnegie Mellon and Harrison Blackledge of Hope were named the 2017 Jostens Trophy winners. The Jostens Trophy recognizes excellence in athletics, academics and community service.
March 14, 2017 NABC All-Star Game rosters announced The rosters have been expanded to 10 players apiece, and here are the 20 Division III men's basketball seniors who will be going to Salem to participate in the 2017 Reese’s® Division III College All-Star game.
March 14, 2017 Ozarks' men's coach steps down University of the Ozarks coach David Ferrell has resigned from his position after four years to pursue other professional opportunities, specifically in Northwest Arkansas.
March 14, 2017 Valley Forge coach steps down Jon Mack ushered Valley Forge into the NCAA as athletic director and was head coach for 17 seasons before he stepped down following this season.
March 14, 2017 Valley Forge coach steps down Jon Mack ushered Valley Forge into the NCAA as athletic director and was head coach for 17 seasons before he stepped down following this season.
March 14, 2017 Nothing blue about Whitman's fun run Whitman is undefeated and top-ranked entering the first Final Four in program and Northwest Conference history. The key to the Blues' success? Having fun. Andrew Lovell has more in a Road to Salem feature.
March 14, 2017 Captains roommates take the next step together Sam Porter and Devon Byrd bonded the first time they met on Christopher Newport's campus. Three years later, the roommates have the Captains two wins away from a national championship. Brian Lester has more in a Road to Grand Rapids feature.
March 14, 2017 Nelson retires from JHU after 606 career wins After 31 years, more than 500 wins and 10 trips to the NCAA Tournament, Blue Jay basketball coach Bill Nelson is hanging it up.
March 13, 2017 2017 D3hoops.com All-Region teams announced The D3hoops.com All-Region teams are in, based on 723 nominations. It's the 16th season we've chosen the best players in each region in Division III basketball.
March 10, 2017 Rusty Rainbolt returns to ASC Former American Southwest Conference Coach of the Year Rusty Rainbolt has been named head coach for the East Texas Baptist women's basketball program.
March 10, 2017 Wise to leave Millsaps coaching role Long-time Millsaps head men's basketball coach Tim Wise, will be relinquishing his coaching duties and moving into a full-time administrative role within the athletics department.
March 9, 2017 Orange you glad Augie's resilient? Augustana has overcome graduating six players off last year's team and losing a key player in late January. So there was no need for Chrishawn Orange and company to panic when they trailed St. Thomas late in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Erik Buchinger tells the Vikings' tale in a Road to Salem feature.
March 9, 2017 Playoffs came early for Wartburg Friday night will be Wartburg's third game in the NCAA Tournament, but the Knights have been in playoff mode for weeks now. They had to win their final two regular season games just to make the IIAC tournament, and then win three there to reach the Big Dance. Ryan Scott catches up with the Knights on their Road to Salem.
March 8, 2017 Hart, Belton win All-Star Game final vote Fan balloting came in early and strong for Derek Hart of Clarkson. But for Medaille's Johnathan Belton, it was a close finish to pull out the second spot. The full results of fan voting, plus more All-Star Game details.
March 8, 2017 Senior-powered Gulls enjoying the ride Endicott's run to the round of 16 has been powered by a senior-laden starting lineup and a day-by-day approach preached by coach Kevin Bettencourt. The Gulls are enjoying the moment and hope to extend it with another win at Middlebury on Friday night. Matt Noonan has their story in a Road to Salem feature.
March 8, 2017 Keene State finds focus for playoffs Keene State admits that it had some difficulty looking ahead to the postseason during the regular season, and that led to four losses in five games in December. Now that the Owls have landed in the NCAA Tournament, they are focused and flying high. Sarah Sommer has their story in a Road to Salem feature.
March 7, 2017 A fitting finale for Carse Craig Carse has spent 40 years coaching, 26 as a head coach. His career at Hardin-Simmons will conclude near his hometown in Marietta, or at the Final Four. Either way, it's a fitting farewell for a man who has given so much to so many.
March 7, 2017 Close calls give Hanover confidence Crunch time has been clutch time for the Panthers all season. The high-wire act continues into the Sweet 16. The young squad believes that it hasn't yet reached its full potential, and hopes to turn the narrow regular season escapes into more convincing postseason triumphs.
March 7, 2017 Marymount continues journey to second weekend Marymount head coach Ashlee Rogers understands what the NCAA Tournament journey is all about. She took four of them as a player. This year's version of the Saints hope to follow in those footsteps. Ryan Scott brings you along on a Road to Grand Rapids feature.
March 7, 2017 Wheel of Fortune at New Paltz After hitting rock bottom in 2014, the Hawks have steadily improved each season. The competition begins with game shows and board games in the locker room. Those friendly but intense competitions foster the trust that has led to the program's resurgence.
March 6, 2017 All-Star voting returns to D3hoops.com Starting at noon ET on Monday, fans can cast an online ballot to choose two players to participate in the 2017 Reese’s Division III College All-Star Game, taking place at the Final Four.
March 6, 2017 All-Star voting closed for 2017 Eight players are on the ballot for the fan vote for the 2017 Reese’s® Division III College All-Star Game, and you can only vote on D3hoops.com! The race for the second spot is neck and neck on Wednesday morning!
March 2, 2017 Trying to take the next step Last year Oswego State had the ball bounce right and made it to the Sweet 16. But even though this is the Lakers' fifth trip to the NCAA Tournament in seven years, they haven't had much success in March. They'll try to change that in Brian Sortino's senior season. More in a Road to Salem feature.
March 2, 2017 No drama for Wartburg this time around Last year, Wartburg had to quickly reassemble its women's basketball team, recall its two-sport athletes from Florida, and find a way forward after getting a surprise at-large bid. Now all those sophomores are juniors who went 25-2 and got in much more automatically. A Road to Grand Rapids feature.
February 28, 2017 Jostens Trophy finalists announced The Salem Rotary Club announced the 20 finalists for Division III's premier award recognizing excellence on and off the court. The men's and women's award winner will be introduced on Thursday, March 16.
February 28, 2017 Rhodes women's coach retires Lynx head women's basketball coach Matt Dean, will step down from his duties, after 15 seasons as head coach and 12 more as an assistant men's coach.
February 28, 2017 UW-Oshkosh's selection was off the charts It didn't seem like UW-Oshkosh had a chance at being selected as an at-large team to the Division III men's basketball NCAA Tournament, considering they went just 17-10. Here's a look at how unusual it was.
February 27, 2017 Team of the Week D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
February 27, 2017 Hoopsville Special: Bracket Breakdown The brackets are out! Now time to answer questions and give our first-look reactions. On this Hoopsville Special, Dave McHugh reacted and answered your questions to the NCAA tournament brackets. We also heared from both committee chairs.
February 27, 2017 New men's Top 25 released As we get ready for the NCAA tournament starting Friday, Whitman is the unanimous No. 1 team in the country. How many teams that missed the NCAA tournament remained ranked? Click here to find out.
February 27, 2017 McClary resigns as Muhlenberg men's coach Scott McClary has announced his resignation after eight years as head men's basketball coach at Muhlenberg after the Mules completed a 12-12 season.
February 27, 2017 New women's Top 25 released Wheaton (Ill.) returns to the rankings and FDU-Florham enters for the first time this season in our last women's Top 25 poll before the NCAA tournament begins. Get the full list here.
February 27, 2017 Men's bracket released! Here is the bracket for the 2017 Division III men's basketball tournament with a couple of surprise at-large picks ... including the defending national champions.
February 27, 2017 Who's in? Our projected women's bracket It's an anxious time for the teams hoping for one of the 21 at-large bids to the NCAA Division III women's basketball tournament. Here are the 21 teams that we would pick and how we'd bracket them in our annual bracket projection.
February 27, 2017 Women's bracket released! Here is the bracket for the 2017 Division III women's basketball tournament which brings good news to Grand Rapids, Mich., and Newberg, Ore.
February 26, 2017 Sunday: One final surprise In a season full of surprises, MIT provided one more as the Engineers upset No. 1 Babson in the NEWMAC title game, popping someone's bubble and creating the chance for a new top team entering the NCAA tournament. Meanwhile we'll have four perfect teams in the women's NCAA tourney.
February 26, 2017 Who's in? Our projected men's bracket We picked our projected teams live on Hoopsville tonight. Who do we think gets in? How will the NCAA pair them up? We've got a suggestion here in our projected 2017 Division III men's basketball NCAA Tournament bracket.
February 25, 2017 Saturday men: Feels like the first time Swarthmore and Nichols are going to the NCAA tournament for the first time ever. Wooster is going there for the 26th time. Either way all the teams who clinched bids today are feeling great while some of Division III's heavyweights will have nervous waits for Monday. All that in today's recap.
February 25, 2017 Saturday women: Tourney mainstays return The 2017 Division III women's basketball tournament will have lots of familiar names. Wash U? Check. Scranton? Check. DePauw? Check. Messiah? Check. Thomas More? Check. That still leaves some room for surprises, like the SUNYAC champ. Get the recap here.
February 24, 2017 ETBU women's coach out after two years Edsel Hamilton is no longer women's basketball coach at East Texas Baptist after the Tigers won 14 fewer games than a year ago.
February 24, 2017 Nadelhoffer out at Millikin After six seasons of trying to turn the Big Blue around, Matt Nadelhoffer is no longer head men's basketball coach at Millikin.
February 24, 2017 Friday: Half-court heave wins NJAC Championship weekend got off to a stellar start as Ramapo beat New Jersey City University in the NJAC title game with a half-court buzzer beater. In other early finals the Staten Island women won the CUNYAC and Calvin bounced Hope from the MIAA tournament.
February 24, 2017 Who's in the men's tournament? The men's 64-team tournament is now set. Here are the teams that secured automatic qualifying bids, those that received one of the 21 at-large bids and links to all the championship week coverage.
February 23, 2017 Hoopsville: Championship Week We are in the midst of the final push. In a few days, 86 teams will have punched their tickets to the NCAA tournament and plenty more will be holding their breathe hoping to be selected. We recap the latest rankings and try and figure out who is in trouble and who is safe on Hoopsville.
February 23, 2017 Thursday: Champs in bubble trouble St. John's edged St. Thomas out of the MIAC tournament and perhaps out of the post season entirely. The bottom two teams in the IIAC tournament are the last two standing while the NWC women's tournament got off to a thrilling start.
February 23, 2017 Mullen steps down as women's basketball coach Nichols women’s basketball head coach Alice Mullen has announced her resignation to assume a full-time role in the Sport Management department at the college.
February 22, 2017 DeSales Baird regains shooting touch When DeSales' Megan Baird started a new student teaching gig, it messed with her schedule, her energy levels and her shot. Now she's comfortable in that schedule and regaining her scoring touch. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
February 22, 2017 Better late than never for SUNY Poly SUNY Poly's top players only have an abbreviated stint playing for the Wildcats. They are making the most out of their time after transferring late in their college careers, learning to play with and lead eight freshmen. More in Around the East.
February 22, 2017 Updated men's regional rankings released Here's the most recent look at how the NCAA regional ranking committees are thinking about how teams line up for possible at-large bids and hosting opportunities, heading into conference championship games and Selection Sunday this weekend.
February 22, 2017 Wednesday: Upstate upstarts Union outlasted St. Lawrence in double overtime and Hobart upset Skidmore to oust the top two seeds in the Liberty League tournament. Elsewhere Moravian knocked Susquehanna into the at-large pool and two sixth seeds advanced on the women's side.
February 21, 2017 WIAC champions, b'gosh! UW-Oshkosh had been on the verge of winning the WIAC title since shortly after coach Brad Fischer arrived. Last week the Titans broke through with senior point guard Taylor Schmidt leading the charge. Erik Buchinger has their story in Around the Central.
February 21, 2017 Schlosser decides its time to step down Most coaches don't get the storybook ending where they're victoriously carried off the floor on their players' shoulders. But hopefully they have a lifetime of memories and relationships when they do coach their final game. That's the case for E'town's Bob Schlosser.
February 21, 2017 Brandeis' sister act comes to a close The final week of the regular season will have lots of great stories, but not all of them will involve conference playoffs. Brandeis will play its final game this weekend, bringing a special journey for sisters Noel and Paris Hodges to a close. Matt Noonan has more.
February 21, 2017 Tuesday: Terrible two's day It was a rough night for second seeds in the conference playoffs. Muskingum upset John Carroll, NJCU topped TCNJ and the Staten Island women stopped Lehman. Plus the CCIW's zany regular season came to a fitting end.
February 20, 2017 Team of the Week D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
February 18, 2017 Daniel Webster goes down with a fight The last men's basketball game in Daniel Webster College history ended with a punch, a stomp, a brawl, three arrests and a forfeit.
February 16, 2017 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.
February 16, 2017 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.
February 16, 2017 Hoopsville: Crunch Time Regional rankings show teams moving around. Regular season games are wrapping up; conference tournaments are beginning. It is crunch time in Division III. On Hoopsville, Dave McHugh talks to teams that are either leading their conference or trying to shake things up as the season concludes. Almost all of them do not know if they will be playing in March. Watch the show On Demand.
February 16, 2017 ATR: 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.
February 15, 2017 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.
February 15, 2017 ATR: New-look SVC 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.
February 15, 2017 Second men's regional rankings released Here's an updated look at how the NCAA regional ranking committees are thinking about how teams line up for possible at-large bids and hosting opportunities, with Babson holding onto the No. 1 spot in the Northeast.
February 15, 2017 Second women's regional rankings released The NCAA tournament selection committee released its second set of regional rankings today. Get the full list here.
February 15, 2017 Wednesday men: Let's wrap it up That's just what Babson, Christopher Newport, Hanover and Neumann did with victories that secured home court advantage throughout their conference playoffs. Meanwhile Scranton got the inside track in the Landmark race and Ohio Wesleyan moved a step away from a third straight NCAC title.
February 15, 2017 Wednesday: Pitt's stop leads to victory UW-Oshkosh edged Whitewater thanks to Jaimee Pitt's game-saving steal and won its 12th WIAC women's basketball title. Elsewhere Scranton extended its road winning streak and WPI created havoc in the NEWMAC race.
February 14, 2017 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.
February 14, 2017 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.
February 14, 2017 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.
February 13, 2017 Team of the Week D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
February 13, 2017 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.
February 11, 2017 Saturday men: Take-charge kind of guys Swarthmore took charge in the Centennial Conference by rolling over Johns Hopkins, while Ramapo took the top seed in the NJAC and River Falls took home the WIAC title by beating Whitewater. Meanwhile no one wants to take charge in the CCIW. Read on in today's recap.
February 11, 2017 Saturday women: Headed for higher ground The HCAC will go through Terre Haute since Rose-Hulman secured the top seed with its win over Manchester. Scranton edged Catholic to split their season series while Kenyon tripped DePauw and Penn St-Harrisburg stunned Mary Washington. That and more in today's recap.
February 10, 2017 Good work by you Four players were honored this week by the national basketball coaches associations and Allstate Insurance for their community service. The honorees are Holly Denfeld from MSOE, Grace Smith from Kalamazoo, Steven Weidlich from Susquehanna and Evan Greening from Pitt-Bradford.
February 9, 2017 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.
February 8, 2017 Farmingdale's Graham ready for the moment Midway through the season Farmingdale State moved Matthew Graham from starter to sixth man, and that move has paid off in a big way. Graham has developed a knack for hitting clutch shots in close games and the Rams have won 12 straight. More in Around the Atlantic.
February 8, 2017 Seeing is believing for Gallaudet men History is in reach for the Bison, who are on the verge of earning the program's first NCAA tournament berth. At Gallaudet, the coaches and players recognize that they're playing for something greater than themselves. More in Around the East.
February 8, 2017 Count out Tommies at your own risk St. Thomas stumbled early this season, but the defending men's champs are gaining momentum when it matters most. Meanwhile, the women's team is dominating, eager to avenge last season's disappointing finish. More in Around the West.
February 8, 2017 First men's regional rankings released Today we get our first look at how the NCAA regional ranking committees are thinking about how teams line up for possible at-large bids and hosting opportunities. The men's committees released their first set of regional rankings with the women to follow later.
February 8, 2017 First women's regional rankings released The NCAA tournament selection committee released its first set of regional rankings today with four undefeated teams at the top, two one-loss teams and two two-loss teams. Get the full list here.
February 8, 2017 Wednesday men: Time after time North Park and Carthage needed two overtimes to decide their CCIW clash while Mount Union and Muskingum needed three for their OAC battle. Rosemont only needed one OT to beat Neumann and Hope needed overtime and some help to clinch the MIAA title.
February 7, 2017 Stellar Mustang hoping for one more run Entering this week, Sarah Tarbert has played 22 games and tallied 22 double-doubles. She's been a powerhouse since she transferred to Stevenson from Division I UMBC as a sophomore, and she's hoping for one more postseason run with the Mustangs.
February 6, 2017 Team of the Week D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
February 6, 2017 Geneva, PAC helping to “Wynn the battle” Geneva coach Lori Wynn made an uplifting return to the sidelines on January 28. The coach's spirits have been lifted by the outpouring of support from throughout the PAC. Everyone wants Lori to #WynnTheBattle. More in Around the Great Lakes.
February 4, 2017 Saturday men: Eyes on the prize Benedictine has more than its eyes on the NACC's prize while Wooster moved in front of Denison in the NCAC, TCNJ got loser to Ramapo in the NJAC and River Falls slipped a bit in the WIAC. Get the standing-shaping results and more from Saturday.
February 4, 2017 Saturday women: Wait, is that a final? One of the most anticipated games of the season will also be one of the lowest scoring games. No. 2 Amherst beat No. 1 Tufts 36-35 to make its claim to move atop the national rankings. Meanwhile Trinity (Texas) earned a split with Texas Lutheran and Stout stunned Whitewater.
February 2, 2017 St. Norbert moves beyond the streak St. Norbert's 72-game MWC winning streak ended when the Green Knights lost to Ripon last month. Coach Grzesk and his team have used that loss to look back on what they accomplished and look forward to what they still can. Erik Buchinger has the story in Around the Central.
February 1, 2017 TCNJ "on the brink" of greatness The TCNJ men aren't a great team yet, but they are on the brink of something special, and this week's games against Rowan and No. 7 Ramapo will determine how close they are. Sarah Sommer talks with the Lions in this week's Around the Atlantic.
February 1, 2017 Wednesday men: OWU battling back Ohio Wesleyan got 52 points from its two Preseason All-Americans and knocked off No. 12 Denison to create a three-way tie for first in the NCAC while Methodist won a thriller to take first place in the USA South. Plus the HCAC remains tight as ever, as explained in tonight's recap.
February 1, 2017 Wednesday women: Tommies on top, Eagles get even St. Thomas defeated Gustavus Adolphus in what may have been the MIAC title game and Mary Washington evened its season series with Christopher Newport. Elsewhere Hope and Calvin played a game worthy of their rivalry. Get the night's recap here.
January 31, 2017 Still unbroken, still unbeaten Once again, tragedy struck Geneseo's women's basketball program. Somehow, the Knights have channeled their grief into a 20-0 start while honoring their teammates who were lost far too soon. More in Around the East.
January 31, 2017 Randolph-Macon flipping the script Last season was a setback for Randolph-Macon. This season opened with more frustration. Then, a switch was flipped once conference play began. A former high school soccer star is leading the Yellow Jackets' turnaround. More in Around the South.
January 31, 2017 Schlosser stepping down at E-town Elizabethtown announced that long-time head coach Bob Schlosser will retire at the end of this season, wrapping up a career that spanned 27 years, more than 350 victories and a national runner-up appearance in 2002.
January 30, 2017 Team of the Week D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
January 30, 2017 FDU suspends Mitchell FDU-Florham women’s coach Marc Mitchell, who led the Devils to a national championship and undefeated season in 2014, has been suspended by the University pending completion of an investigation into allegations of misconduct. More details inside.
January 28, 2017 Saturday men: Hoping for a spark If the playoffs started today, Bates and Moravian would've been on the road and Carthage would've been on the verge of missing them completely. But the playoffs didn't start today, and those teams gained wins that could spark a strong finish.
January 27, 2017 Friday: Lakers stay great Oswego State built a double-digit lead on Brockport and then held off the Golden Eagles to take over first place in the SUNYAC. Elsewhere the Wash U women won at Carnegie Mellon and Puget Sound swept George Fox.
January 25, 2017 Schettino dishing and swishing for Staten Island Frank Schettino leads Staten Island in scoring and is second in the nation in assists and he has led the Dolphins to a perfect record in the CUNYAC. Coach Tony Petosa needs him on the court, but sometimes he needs to bench him, too. Sarah Sommer explains in Around the Atlantic.
January 25, 2017 From Georgia teammates to New York rivals Deshon Burgess and Willie Zachery are Liberty League foes now. The paths that led them here differ, but they share humble southern beginnings and limitless futures. More in Around the East.
January 25, 2017 Both coaches, AD, out at Mount St. Vincent The women's basketball team, riding a seven-game winning streak and a half-game out of first, will have a different coach the rest of the way, while the men's basketball head coach and two assistants are out as well in an unusual midseason firing.
January 25, 2017 Holmes sets D3 career rebound record Denison's Jordan Holmes grabbed 17 rebounds to break Ronda Jo Miller's record for rebounds in a career. Holmes, who also owns the Division III career record for blocked shots, has 1,560 boards. Recap courtesy of Denison University.
January 25, 2017 Wednesday men: Rivalry night revelry Rivalry games between Calvin/Hope, Williams/Amherst and Stevens Point/Whitewater are a special treat, and it's especially rare when they all happen on the same night. Plus Christopher Newport and Salisbury play another thriller and two coaches hit milestones.
January 25, 2017 Wednesday women: Great Britons With wins over Calvin and Trine in hand, Hope had control over the MIAA title race. Then Albion threw the race open againby beating the Flying Dutch in overtime on Wednesday night. Four other ranked teams survived very close games and one did not on a very full night of women's action.
January 24, 2017 Warhawks soldier on with stingy D This season hasn't gone according to plan for UW-Whitewater because of injuries, but the Warhawks are flying high anyway. They sit atop the conference because of tough defense and emerging players like Brooke Trewyn. Erik Buchinger has more in Around the Central.
January 24, 2017 Locals leading charge for Denison The Big Red are in the top ten, led by a pair of Granville natives. Four starters are local products and summer league teammates, creating an atmosphere of excitement and chemistry around and within the program. More in Around the Great Lakes.
January 24, 2017 Captains keep even keel after big win As excited as Christopher Newport head coach Bill Broderick can be on the sidelines, his Captains keeping an even keel, even after their big win over Mary Washington. Phil Soto-Ortiz talks with the Captains about staying balanced and staying focused in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
January 24, 2017 Babson women deserve a closer look While the Babson men sit atop the Top 25, the Babson women have three losses and aren't ranked. Then again, two of those losses came to the top two teams in the country, so the Beavers deserve a closer look. Matt Noonan takes one in Around the Northeast.
January 24, 2017 Holguin at home with Tigers Monica Holguin had her sights set on walking on to a Division I team. That didn't work out, but the preseason All-American has no regrets about her decision to attend and star for Trinity. More in Around the South.
January 23, 2017 Team of the Week D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
January 22, 2017 Murphy reaches milestones Entering today's game, Carnegie Mellon All-American Lisa Murphy needed five points to reach 2,000 and four rebounds to reach 1,000 in her career. She got that and a whole lot more as the Tartans routed Emory. Recap courtesy of CMU.
January 20, 2017 Friday: A-Plus performance by Amherst No. 2 Amherst built a 30-point fourth quarter lead on its way to a resounding win over No. 19 Bowdoin while No. 13 Carnegie Mellon defeated No. 23 Rochester behind another big night for Lisa Murphy. On the men's side No. 4 Tufts edged No. 24 Wesleyan.
January 18, 2017 Meet the new Vikes, same as the old Vikes Augustana entered the season without a starter from last year and still finds itself atop the CCIW. How'd the Vikings do it? A team-trip over the summer and a strong junior varsity program are part of the story. Erik Buchinger has more of it in Around the Central.
January 18, 2017 Wednesday men: Ripon ends St. Norbert's streak Ripon emphatically ended St. Norbert's 72-game winning streak against MWC opponents while Johns Hopkins coach Bill Nelson reached the 600-win milestone. Get the recap from the men's night on the hardwood here.
January 18, 2017 Wednesday women: Alone at the top Christopher Newport, Hope, UW-Whitewater and Montclair State all took sole possession of first place in their conferences by beating other contenders while Luther ensured Wartburg wouldn't get through the IIAC unscathed. Get the full recap here.
January 17, 2017 Kean ready to contend for NJAC crown It's been a while since the Kean women have made noise nationally, but the Cougars will have a chance to do so tomorrow night. They travel to Montclair State with hopes of taking over first place in the NJAC. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
January 17, 2017 Small's share Bears coming together When Ursinus was taking its lumps in the Centennial Conference two years ago, Kevin Small preached patience and sharing. Now that's paying off for the Bears who are tied for first in the conference. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
January 17, 2017 Hackley and Nagle find "inspiración" abroad Amherst's women's basketball players do great things on the court, but they also do very cool things off of it, like help communities in Costa Rica. Matt Noonan talks with Hannah Hackley and Jackie Nagel in Around the Region.
January 17, 2017 Carrying the torch at HSU Nathaniel Jack found a role model to pattern his game after, and he didn't have to look far. His former teammate and current Cowboys assistant coach pushes the senior to improve each day. More in Around the South.
January 17, 2017 Heart of a champion Josh Ruggles is a heart surgery survivor and a world record holder. Now, finally, the Loras sharpshooter once again holds a title he cherishes most: college basketball player. Nathan Ford has more in Around the West.
January 16, 2017 Team of the Week D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
January 16, 2017 Spartans top Top 10 foe The good news for North Park is the Vikings are ranked ninth in the Top 25 poll released late Monday afternoon. The bad news is they lost to Manchester a couple hours later. Get the recap courtesy of Manchester.
January 14, 2017 Saturday men: Good Knight for NJCU Jalen Harris caught fire in overtime and the Gothic Knights defeated Ramapo in Saturday's only matchup between ranked teams. Elsewhere the WIAC and NESCAC races have clear front runners while the Centennial chase got tighter.
January 14, 2017 Saturday women: Perfect 10 We entered Saturday with 14 undefeated teams in Division III women's basketball and we leave the day with just ten. No. 18 Puget Sound edged No. 16 Whitman in a thriller while Montclair State, Trinity (Texas) and Messiah also picked up their first loss.
January 12, 2017 Bears built for long-haul Conference play started on a down note for the Washington U. women, but there's a long way to go and the Bears are built to contend for another UAA crown. Erik Buchinger talks with Coach Nancy Fahey about the Bears' balance and ball-control approach in Around the Central.
January 11, 2017 Rochester learns through winning Last year, the Yellowjackets learned from their mistakes in disappointing losses. Early in the 2016-17 season, they are still learning how they can play better, but have done it while earning hard-fought victories. More in Around the East.
January 11, 2017 Lady Royals flush with talent What do you get when you add two All-Americans to the regional Rookie of the Year and two talented first year players? You get a highly ranked Scranton team that's a legitimate national title contender. Phil Soto-Ortiz catches up with the Lady Royals in Around the Mid Atlantic
January 11, 2017 What's in the water in Walla Walla? Whitman's men's and women's teams are a perfect 26-0 to start the season. You better learn their new nickname soon, as the newly-christened Blues are prepared to make their name known deep into March.
January 11, 2017 Wednesday wrap: Moore than all but one Wooster beat Allegheny and Steve Moore moved into second place all-time in Division III men's basketball for coaching victories. Elsewhere Augustana and River Falls kept rolling in conference and the Ohio Northern women picked up a big win.
January 10, 2017 Florham freshman shoots to the top of conference Kendrea Williams leads the MAC Freedom in scoring and Devils' head coach Marc Mitchell aims to turn her into an even more prolific shooter. Sarah Sommer has the story from FDU-Florham in Around the Atlantic.
January 10, 2017 Rolling Warriors hungry for more Last season ended in disappointment for Eastern Connecticut and this one didn't start much better. But the Warriors turned their season around and are rolling toward a showdown with Mass-Dartmouth. That plus an interesting Williams College-NBA connection in Around the Northeast.
January 10, 2017 Scots start fast again, need to finish strong Maryville struggled in the second half of last season. This year, the Scots once again are off to a great start. Now, they need to finish the job and win a USA South title. More in Around the South.
January 9, 2017 Team of the Week D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
January 7, 2017 Saturday men: Wash U win off the Hooks Washington U. won its conference opener on a bizarre buzzer beater you have to see to believe while Babson avoided the same mistake that helped the Beavers become the top-ranked team in the country. Elsewhere UW-Eau Claire rebounded and Transylvania had a record-breaking day.
January 7, 2017 Saturday women: Upset Athletic Association Opening day in the UAA brought surprising results with Chicago and Case Western besting No. 5 Wash U. and No. 10 Carnegie Mellon. Elizabethtown pushed Scranton to the limit while SUNY Geneseo and Gustavus Adolphus stayed perfect.
January 5, 2017 Pointers suspend Semling, impose postseason ban UW-Stevens Point men's basketball coach Bob Semling has been suspended for the rest of the season and the Pointers have imposed a postseason ban following an investigation into illegal preseason practices.
January 4, 2017 Roadrunners seek wins on repeat Ramapo head coach Chuck McBreen preaches machine-like consistency and, so far, the Roadrunners have got the message. Despite a 12-0 start to the season, Ramapo is looking for more. Sarah Sommer has the story in Around the Atlantic.
January 4, 2017 Resetting the West The holiday season is over and conference play is in full swing. Nathan Ford resets the West Region conferences to prepare you for an exciting finish to the 2016-17 season.
January 4, 2017 ATR: Roadrunners seek wins on repeat Ramapo head coach Chuck McBreen preaches machine-like consistency and, so far, the Roadrunners have got the message. Despite a 12-0 start to the season, Ramapo is looking for more. Sarah Sommer has the story in Around the Atlantic.
January 4, 2017 Wednesday men: Going gets tough Conference play has a way of bringing high-flying teams back to earth quickly. Just ask UW-Whitewater and UW-Eau Claire which opened WIAC play with losses. Or ask Ramapo which needed a big rally to beat winless Rutgers-Camden. Plus what happens when the top-scorer in the country plays score-happy Grinnell?
January 3, 2017 UWO celebrates a promise kept Before losing his father to throat cancer, former Oshkosh player Andre Wallace promised that he would earn his college degree. When a snow storm cancelled Wallace's chance to receive his diploma, the Titans came up with a creative way to celebrate the occasion. Erik Buchinger has the story in Around the Central.
January 3, 2017 Reloaded Tartans building on 2016 success Carnegie Mellon's women turned heads with a Sweet Sixteen run last season. Despite being hit hard by graduation, the Tartans reloaded and are playing up to heightened expectations this year. More in Around the Great Lakes.
January 3, 2017 Adversity hardly affecting River Hawks Very little went wrong for Susquehanna last season and the River Hawks cruised into the NCAA tournament. But they came up short in their quest for a conference crown and a Sweet 16 appearance. Will adversity push the River Hawks to higher heights? Phil Soto-Ortiz has more.
January 3, 2017 High expectations in the Cards this season While Tuesday's loss to Rhode Island College brought Wesleyan back to earth a little, there's no denying the Cardinals are off to a flying start. Matt Noonan checks in on Joe Reilly's squad as they get ready to enter NESCAC play.
January 3, 2017 ATR: UWO celebrates a promise kept Before losing his father to throat cancer, Oshkosh player Andre Wallace promised his dad that he would earn his degree. When a snow storm postponed the University's ceremony, the Titans came up with a creative way to celebrate the occasion. Erik Buchinger has the story in Around the Central.
January 3, 2017 ATR: Adversity hardly affects River Hawks Very little went wrong for Susquehanna last season and the team cruised into the NCAA tournament. But they came up short in their quest for a conference crown and a Sweet 16 appearance. Will adversity push the River Hawks to higher heights? Phil Soto-Ortiz has more.
January 2, 2017 Huntingdon coach steps down Before this season started Mike Pugh announced that this season would be his last. After the Hawks started the season 0-10, he decided to step down immediately. Former Guilford player and assistant Caleb Kimbrough takes over immediately.
January 2, 2017 New men's Top 25 released The New Year brings a new Top 25 poll with four new teams entering the rankings. The NJAC has two teams ranked, including New Jersey City, and the NESCAC has five with Middlebury and Williams joining the fun. Get the full rankings here.
December 30, 2016 Leaving Las Vegas 2-0 The men from Hardin-Simmons, Ramapo and UW-Eau Claire and the women from Puget Sound and Lewis and Clark went 2-0 at the D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas. If you missed any of the action from the South Point Casino and Resort, check out all our coverage here.
December 30, 2016 Wash U. wins at Wartburg Madeline Homoly scored 30 points and No. 6 Washington U. rallied past No. 8 Wartburg on its floor to win a battle of unbeaten teams. Get the recap courtesy of Washington U. with links to Friday's other headlines.
December 29, 2016 Thursday: Tommies, Tigers take Top 25 tilts St. Thomas beat Hope on a neutral floor while Trinity outlasted George Fox at home in Texas. Plus Williams and Middlebury scored big wins for the NESCAC and Stevens Point continued its recovery from a slow start.
December 23, 2016 Merry Christmas! Here's a new look for D3hoops.com! We finally have a new design, and if you're looking at us on mobile, finally, you get the full website. It's been a long time coming, but we're going into Las Vegas with a whole new look and we hope you enjoy it!
December 21, 2016 Red letter day for red birds The Wesleyan Cardinals showed their undefeated start is no fluke by handling No. 4 Marietta at the Daytona Beach Shootout. Wesleyan improved to 11-0, which is its best start since the 1911-1912 season.
December 20, 2016 Team of the Week D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
December 20, 2016 Tuesday: Holiday heat for North Central, DePauw North Central beat Wartburg in Florida while the DePauw women upended UW-Oshkosh in Puerto Rico. In local match ups the Oshkosh men, Augustana women and DeSales women posted impressive wins. Get the full recap from a full night.
December 17, 2016 Saturday men: Give 'em the heave ho Salisbury stayed undefeated by beating Christopher Newport on a half-court heave while Rowan ended Swarthmore's perfect run. Elsewhere Capital pulled itself into a first place tie and River Falls entered the holiday break on a roll.
December 14, 2016 Pride springs major upset Springfield was 0-2 against the NESCAC and Amherst was 2-0 against the NEWMAC, but neither trend held on Wednesday night. Springfield built a 10-point lead and held on to beat top-ranked Amherst 71-70 at Blake Arena.
December 12, 2016 Team of the Week D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
December 12, 2016 Nesci reaches 500 wins New York University men's coach Joe Nesci picked up his 500th career victory as the Violets came from behind to beat Brooklyn, 70-67. Nesci has a 500-240 record in 26-plus seasons at NYU.
December 10, 2016 Men's wrap: Streak stoppers After losing four of its first five games, John Carroll jump started its season by beating No. 3 Marietta 88-76. Carroll picked up its first win since returning to the CCIW and Stevens Point won at Hope. Get the full recap from a full day's action.
December 10, 2016 Saturday women: Use the fourth Big fourth quarters propelled Ithaca, Montclair State and UW-Oshkosh to wins in different ways. The Bombers rallied past No. 9 Rochester on the road while Montclair State pulled away from Rowan and Oshkosh put away Wheaton in the final periods. Get the full recap from the day.
December 8, 2016 Quick-strike Del Rosario leads Lehman With a quick trigger and a fearless offensive approach, Amely Del Rosario is leading the nation in scoring. She also led Lehman to the NCAA tournament last year. Sara Sommer talks with the Lightning's leader in Around the Atlantic.
December 8, 2016 Hoopsville: The Undefeateds The season has started fast and for some teams they still haven't lost. Not unexpected for some, maybe completely unexpected for others. On Thursday's edition of Hoopsville, Dave talks to several undefeated teams including the both No. 1 Amherst and No. 2 Babson coaches after their double-overtime thriller. Watch On Demand now!
December 8, 2016 Awesome Dawson shot lifts Amherst Jayde Dawson's game-winning shot with less than a second to play in double overtime gave No. 1 Amherst a 99-97 victory over No. 2 Babson. Amherst's Johnny McCarthy hit two game-tying threes in extra time while Joey Flannery scored 41 for Babson. Game recap courtesy of Babson.
December 7, 2016 The man with a plan When Harry Johnson felt out of his element in his first year at Bard, he made a life-changing decision. He decided to dedicate his time and energy to making an impact at Bard and around the world. More in Around the East.
December 7, 2016 Day-by-day, Eagles eye bigger prize “We’ve got to play ’em one day at a time.” It's a cliché that holds true for Mary Washington head coach Deena Applebury and her Eagles. So far they've all been good days and Applebury is on the verge of setting a new school record. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
December 7, 2016 Shooting to win with winners who shoot When Peg Swadener took over a 1-24 Willamette program, she knew what kind of players she wanted to recruit. Now, her team's style and culture is translating to wins. More in Around the West.
December 7, 2016 Saturday women: Headed out on a high note Hope is headed into holiday break on a high note after beating UW-Stevens Point. So are Elizabethtown and SUNYIT, which continued their impressive starts. Plus Trinity (Texas) posted a statement win over No. 18 Puget Sound.
December 7, 2016 Wednesday: Stalwarts stumble St. Thomas and Wooster, which are the standard bearers for their conferences, picked up early losses in conference play as Hamline and Hiram scored upsets. Elsewhere the North Park men and Bethel women continued their surge. Get the recap here.
December 6, 2016 North Park eyes returns to prominence Once upon a time North Park was the most dominant program in Division III basketball, winning five national titles in 10 years. Then the Vikings dropped out of the national picture and into the CCIW cellar for years. But now the Vikings have two All-Americans, a Top 25 ranking and dreams of a bigger prize. Erik Buchinger has more in Around the Central.
December 6, 2016 Strong start puts Marietta coach at ease The Marietta Way calls for reloading. Despite graduating three starters and facing a grueling early-season schedule, the Pioneers are off and running. Joe Sager has more in Around the Great Lakes.
December 6, 2016 Corsairs move from hunters to hunted The offseason was a bit of a roller coaster for Mass-Dartmouth -- up when the Corsairs were picked as Little East Conference favorites, down when they lost their top returning player to season-ending injury. The Corsairs' 6-0 start puts them back on the rise and in a different role than usual.
December 6, 2016 Grand theft Quaker Anais Weatherly is filling up the stat sheet for Guilford, but the senior takes the most pride in her nation-leading six steals per game. Her two-way versatility is leading the defending ODAC champions to a 7-0 start. More in Around the South.
December 5, 2016 Team of the Week D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
December 5, 2016 Richter reaches 500 wins DeSales head coach Fred Richter picked up the 500th win of his career as the Bulldogs stymied Gwynedd Mercy 52-43. Morgan McCollian posted a double-double and DeSales held the Griffins under 10 points in three quarters.
December 3, 2016 Lindo grabs 1000th board Eastern Connecticut senior forward Hugh Lindo grabbed 25 rebounds, including the 1,000th of his career, as the Warriors defeated Southern Maine 73-51 on Saturday.
December 3, 2016 Saturday men: Steady as they roll No. 2 Babson rode a big game from Joey Flannery to a victory over No. 3 Tufts while No. 4 Marietta pulled away from No. 20 Baldwin Wallace. Elsewhere Eau Claire stifled Wash U. and North Park powered past No. 17 Augustana.
December 3, 2016 Saturday women: Sounds Payne-ful Two teams ranked in the Top 10 went down to defeat as Puget Sound ended George Fox's streak in the NWC and Howard Payne made sure not to miss a second chance at upsetting Texas-Tyler. Meanwhile Wheaton cruised past Elmhurst and Sara Tarbert torched Widener. That and more in Saturday's recap.
December 1, 2016 Surprise, surprise! The Division III basketball season is only a little over two weeks old, but there have already been a handful of teams that have surpassed expectations. Are they for real? How can we know? Ryan Scott has some answers in Around the Nation.
November 30, 2016 Fields adds danger to Miseri Misericordia was already the favorite in the MAC Freedom conference with returning players like All-Conference honoree Jason Kenny. New wing Tre Fields makes the Cougars even more dangerous. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
November 30, 2016 Sabin shooting for a banner All-American Ty Sabin already owns the Ripon College men's basketball record book and he broke his own single-game scoring record on Saturday night. But he's shooting for a MWC title, and he doesn't often miss. Erik Buchinger has more on the red hot Red Hawk in Around the Central.
November 30, 2016 Starting from scratch at Saint Elizabeth Tom Wagenblast is creating a culture in the Eagles' first season of men's basketball. Seventeen freshmen and one sophomore will set the tone at the recently co-ed college. More in Around the East.
November 30, 2016 Wednesday: Hot benches help Hope, Lions Hope and Albright opened conference play with big wins thanks to big nights from their reserves while Katie McDaniels had another great night for Wheaton at Chicago. In men's action No. 19 Salisbury won its conference opener while No. 22 Mount St. Joseph fell to Anderson.
November 29, 2016 Changes for the better at Leb Val Andy Orr has transformed from a slender post player to an All-American. Sam Light has transformed from a D2 point guard to a D3 two guard. And Leb Val has transformed into a title contender. Phil Soto-Ortiz has their story in Around the Mid Atlantic.
November 29, 2016 10 games to watch in December Conference play doesn't get into full swing in the Northeast until the new year, but there's plenty to watch before the holidays arrive, including a potential Tufts/Babson battle on Sunday. Matt Noonan helps you set your viewing schedule in this week's Around the Northeast.
November 29, 2016 Wacker feels right at home at TLU It took longer than expected, but Mike Wacker worked his way back to the college ranks. It's no surprise he landed at a place he and his family called home for many years. More in Around the South.
November 28, 2016 Team of the Week D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
November 28, 2016 John Carroll aims to send Moran off on top Mike Moran's reign as Blue Streaks head coach will come to an end after a quarter century. His final squad wants to make sure he goes out on a high note. More in Around the Great Lakes.
November 26, 2016 Squirrels snap long streak The Fighting Squirrels of Mary Baldwin snapped an 106-game losing streak by beating Wesleyan (Ga.) 43-42 on Saturday. It was their first win since February 11, 2012.
November 26, 2016 Saturday men: More questions than answers Voters will have a lot to sort through on their first Top 25 ballot. Is the wrong "Wesleyan" team ranked? What to do with Benedictine? If two System teams play, do their defenses make a sound? Get the men's recap here.
November 26, 2016 Saturday women: UAA shows mettle UAA teams improved their collective record to 30-4 following wins by Washington U, Carnegie Mellon and others on Saturday. Elsewhere Stevenson defeated FDU-Florham and Rose-Hulman shut down North Central (Ill.). Get the full recap here.
November 24, 2016 Traveling is the right call When the NCAA changed how it counts games for postseason selections, it spurred some teams to travel farther away early in the season. There are benefits on the court and off of it, as Ryan Scott learned at the 2016 Hoopsville Classic. He has more in Around the Nation.
November 23, 2016 NJCU turning disappointment into momentum New Jersey City was disappointed when it was passed up for an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament last season. But the Gothic Knights made the most of their experience in the ECAC tournament and bring back several key components for another run at the NJAC crown. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
November 23, 2016 Flannery pushes Babson to excellence Despite all the accolades, Babson All-American Joey Flannery keeps pushing for more. "This is his team, his program and he is ready to go," says Babson's coach. Matt Noonan has more on Flannery and his teammates in Around the Northeast.
November 23, 2016 Pios pound Scots Marietta is developing a flair for the anticlimactic. After the Pioneers rolled over No. 2 Christopher Newport in the Hoopsville Classic, they turned their Thanksgiving Eve showdown with No. 7 Wooster into a rout. Get the details from Marietta's 99-70 victory.
November 22, 2016 Eagles put dream season behind them Last season Benedictine didn't lose a game until the national championship game. This season the Eagles have lost two of their first three games albeit to ranked teams. The Eagles recognize they're a different team with different players and different expectations. Erik Buchinger talks with Ben U head coach Keith Bunkenburg about the road ahead.
November 22, 2016 Shocking loss could be good for Captains Sure, Saturday's showdown against Marietta didn't go Christopher Newport's way. But the Captains have the senior leadership to turn a lop-sided loss into a learning experience as they work to live up to their high preseason ranking. Plus Swarthmore finds itself in an unfamiliar place to start the season.
November 22, 2016 Patriots ready to ascend even higher Texas-Tyler returns its full roster from last season's Elite Eight squad. In head coach Kendra Hassell's second season, the Patriots realize that the sky is the limit. Brian Lester has more in the season's first Around the South.
November 22, 2016 Prairie Wolves ready to run Nebraska Wesleyan is officially a member of Division III and the IIAC. Their style might look familiar, but it aims to be one-of-a-kind. Nathan Ford has more in the first Around the West column of the season.
November 22, 2016 Tuesday: No 1 with a Bullet Gettysburg picked up its first win of the season with an upset victory at Franklin & Marshall to start Centennial play while New Rochelle picked up its first win altogether in men's basketball. In women's action Thomas More, Scranton and Bowdoin won comfortably over NCAA tourney teams from a year ago.
November 19, 2016 Day 2: Marietta wins the Hoopsville Classic Since it isn't a tournament, the Hoopsvile Classic technically doesn't have a winner. But Marietta was so impressive in demolishing No. 2 Christopher Newport that it's hard not to think of them as the best team coming out of this weekend in Owings Mills. Ryan Scott has more.
November 18, 2016 Day 1: Captains cruise past Point All-American Marcus Carter had a quiet night, but his teammates more than picked up the slack as Christopher Newport buried Stevens Point. Marietta, Lynchburg and Skidmore also won comfortably at the fifth annual Hoopsville Classic. Ryan Scott reports from Stevenson
November 16, 2016 ATN: Passing the baton A new season brings a new voice to our Around the Nation column, and coaching changes to some schools that haven't had one in decades. Ryan Scott spoke with the new coaches at East Texas Baptist, Pomona-Pitzer, Roanoke, Rowan and Stockton about their managing the transition.
November 16, 2016 Rider calls it a career A couple days before Cal Lutheran started the new season, long-time head coach Rich Rider announced he's retiring immediately. Assistant Geoff Dains will take over on an interim basis.
November 15, 2016 Thomas More vacates 2015 national title The Thomas More women’s basketball program received sanctions and probation stemming from violations occurring in 2014, including revoking the program’s 2014-15 Division III women’s basketball national championship.
November 14, 2016 Rinka's journey ends in Fame John Rinka was one of the most prolific scorers in college basketball history during his four years at Kenyon. On the week that he'll be inducted into the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame, we spoke with him about his unique journey from overlooked prospect to national prominence.
November 3, 2016 Our preseason MBB All-America picks It's no surprise that Joey Flannery is a first-team All-American again, but there are several new names among our honorees. They cover the Division III landscape from Washington to Vermont, with plenty to Love (or even Amour) in between. Get the full list here.
November 3, 2016 Our preseason WBB All-America picks Later this month more than 4,000 women's basketball players will start the 2016-17 season. This is our take on the top 25 players who will take the court.
November 3, 2016 Whitman's got the Blues Whitman might still be on a mission, but its teams aren't the Missionaries anymore. The College announced that its team will be known as the Blues from here forward.
October 31, 2016 Preseason poll: Bring your A game Amherst leads a wide-open men's preseason poll with fellow national semifinalist Christopher Newport not far behind. Three other teams garnered No. 1 votes and 55 appeared on at least one ballot. Get the full tally here.
October 26, 2016 Tufts tops preseason rankings After finishing one spot behind Thomas More last season, Tufts will start this season as the top team in the country. The Jumbos top our preseason poll with rival Amherst in second, Texas-Tyler third and the defending champions fourth. Get the full ranking here.
October 24, 2016 Top of the conference crop Our friends at D3football.com have been ranking the top conferences in Division III football for years, so we figured we'd give it a shot. Here's one Mann's take on Top 10 conferences in Division III men's basketball over the past four seasons.
October 20, 2016 Talking about practice For many Division III schools preseason practice started last weekend, but maybe it shouldn't have. Or maybe it should've started earlier and then stopped for a while. Dave McHugh takes you inside the NCAA's rules on practicing and proposes a way to improve them.
October 14, 2016 Better late than never Less than 24 hours before Division III teams were allowed to begin practice for the new season, Olivet named its new women's basketball coach. Zach Ingles replaces Nicole Burford who took an assistant coach position at Division I Oakland.
October 2, 2016 Men's schedules released Practices for most Division III teams begin less than two weeks from today, so this is a good time to take a look at the 2016-17 schedules for your favorite school. We have most of them posted, including strong slates for Whitman and UW-Stevens Point. Take a look inside.
October 2, 2016 Women's schedules released When does Amherst play Tufts this year and which team hosts? Where does Thomas More go for opening weekend? And does anyone have a tougher non-conference slate than Illinois Wesleyan? We have most of the women's 2016-17 schedules posted so take a look inside.
September 21, 2016 Campbell retires from Western Connecticut When Western Connecticut starts the 2016-17 men's basketball season, it'll do so with a different head coach for the first time in more than three decades. The University announced that long-time head coach Bob Campbell is retiring and will be replaced on an interim basis by Jason Harlow.
September 16, 2016 Principia suspends women's program Citing the lack of a coach, lack of student interest and lack of prospects for success, Principia College announced that it is suspending its women's basketball program. The Panthers went 4-19, 4-14 in the SLIAC last season.
September 15, 2016 UR's Palestra named to Hall list The Basketball Hall of Fame is celebrating 125 years of basketball by naming its top 125 venues where the game is played. That list includes the University of Rochester's Louis A. Alexander Palestra.
September 8, 2016 Bulldogs trying Trine assistant Adrian officially welcomed Trine assistant Kyle Lindsay as its new men's basketball head coach. Lindsay played football and basketball at Adrian and also coached at Illinois College.
September 8, 2016 Two for the show On Wednesday Hope announced that it will play an exhibition game against Indiana University -- yes, that Indiana University. Since we're in schedule entry mode, we've found a few more noteworthy exhibition games to mark on your calendar, including Harvard/MIT and Catholic/Notre Dame.
August 29, 2016 Caps, Pios and powers headline Hoopsville Classic Christopher Newport, Marietta and defending ODAC champs Lynchburg are headed to Stevenson this November for the fifth annual Hoopsville National Invitational Classic. So are two perennial national powers. Get the full field and schedule here.
August 26, 2016 Red Dragons pull Plattsburgh assistant SUNY Oneonta lost its head men's basketball coach when Vince Medici took a high school athletic director position. The Red Dragons replaced him this morning by hiring Cameron Conover who had been an assistant at SUNYAC rival Plattsburgh.
August 25, 2016 Hanging up the white shoes After 603 victories and two trips to the national semifinals, Gerry Matthews decided to hang up his trademark white coaching shoes and retire from Stockton. Matthews joins the list of D3 coaching veterans who've walked away this offseason while long-time assistant Scott Bittner takes over the Ospreys' program.
August 18, 2016 Mighty Macs back Hyman Immaculata has only had men's basketball for 11 seasons, but that's long enough to choose an alum as its next head coach. Jayson Hyman takes over the Mighty Macs program, replacing Terrence Stewart who moved on to Division II.
August 17, 2016 Have Nelson: MSOE turns to Johns Hopkins assistant Katie Nelson, who was an assistant at Johns Hopkins the past six seasons, was named the next head coach for Milwaukee School of Engineering. She replaces Jessica Ott who became the head coach and Athletic Director at conference rival Alverno.
August 12, 2016 Colby-Sawyer, Regis to reunite in GNAC Colby-Sawyer and Regis left the Commonwealth Coast Conference in 2011 and landed in two different New England conferences. Seven years later they will leave those conferences and reunite in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference.
August 12, 2016 Drew names former D1 coach to interim spot Drew picked John Olenowski to fill its women's vacancy on an interim basis. Olenowksi, who coached Division I Manhattan for seven seasons, replaces Brittany Gaetano who moved on to Colby.
August 9, 2016 LeBlanc moves back to Millsaps The chain of coaching moves that started with John Ross' leaving Calvin has now reached Shreveport, Louisiana. Justin LeBlanc is headed to Millsaps to replace Chuck Winkelman who headed to Calvin.
August 8, 2016 One for a Thousand: Huff hired as new coach at Edgewood Edgewood lost its coach, Casey Thousand, when she accepted an assistant position at Northern Michigan. So the Eagles hired a new one, Chaia Huff, who comes to Madison, Wisconsin from Grace University in Omaha.
August 6, 2016 WBCA releases honor roll The WBCA releases an academic honor roll each year recognizing the 25 teams at each level of college basketball with the highest combined grade point averages. Here's the list from the 2015-16 season, led by Dubuque.
August 3, 2016 Keystone fills vacancy again For the second time this off season, Keystone has filled its women's basketball head coaching vacancy. After Keystone's first hire left for another job, the Giants named Shenandoah assistant Meghan Sullivan to the post.
August 2, 2016 Centenary (N.J.) selects former D2 coach to lead program Centenary (N.J.) named former East Stroudsburg (Pa.) head coach Rose Haller as its new head women's basketball coach. She replaces Andrea Kendall who left Centenary in May to become Randolph College's new head coach.
July 30, 2016 Redding stays near Reading for Penn State-Berks job Tim Redding, who went to college in Reading, Pennsylvania and coached the high school there, is staying in Berks County to take the job at Penn State-Berks.
July 29, 2016 White resigns as Adrian's head coach Mark White resigned his position with the Bulldogs to take the head coaching job and an administrative position at River Rouge High School near Detroit. Adrian is the third MIAA men's team to change coaches this off season.
July 27, 2016 Five advance in NCAA Woman of the Year process The NCAA announced the 142 athletes who have been nominated by their conference for recognition as the Association's Woman of the Year, and they include five Division III basketball players. Find out whom was selected and what happens next inside.
July 26, 2016 Colby names Gaetano head coach of women's basketball Brittany Gaetano, head coach at Drew since 2010 and a former assistant at Amherst College, is the new head coach of the Colby College women's basketball program. She replaces Julie Veilleux who stepped down to take a job outside of coaching.
July 25, 2016 Arte Culver named head men's basketball coach at Covenant Covenant became the fourth conference champion to change coaches during the off season. Wheaton (Ill.) assistant Arte Culver will take over for Kyle Taylor who left his head coach and Athletic Director post to take a job at Division I Utah State.
July 20, 2016 Olivet names Ernst interim coach Olivet's last men's basketball head coach was hired despite not being listed as a finalist for the position during the hiring process. Stephen Ernst will be their next coach on an interim basis despite only joining the staff three months earlier.
July 18, 2016 Falcons' assistant lands atop Del Val's perch Messiah assistant Mark Seidenburg is returning to the Philadephia region to take over Delaware Valley's program. He replaces Casey Stitzel who left the Aggies to become the new head coach at Division II Millersville (Pa.).
July 18, 2016 Assistant returns to lead King's after leaving for Keystone Three months ago Caitlin Hadzimichalis left her position as assistant coach at King’s to become the new head coach at Keystone. But after King’s head coach Brian Donoghue moved on to Division I, Hadzimichalis decided to return to King's to fill its vacancy instead.
July 18, 2016 Jason Rhine named women's coach at Misericordia Jason Rhine has been named head women?s basketball coach at Misericordia University, Chuck Edkins, director of athletics has announced. The Cougars return all five starters from last year's team.
July 11, 2016 Lancaster retires at Aurora After 30 seasons at Aurora, including 22 as the Spartans' head men's basketball coach, James Lancaster has decided to retire from coaching. He is the latest in a line of long-time men's coaches to retire this offseason. Aurora named assistant Lance Robinson as his replacement.
July 11, 2016 Barons name Joe Wallace head coach Franciscan (Ohio) changed its men's basketball head coach for the third time in three seasons. Joe Wallace, who spent time on the coaching staff at three Division I schools, takes over a program that has won 13 games total over the last five seasons.
July 7, 2016 McCormick goes from Bucs to Blues Jennifer McCormick left her position as head coach at Beloit College to take over the program at Illinois College. The Lady Blues finished in fifth place in the MWC last season, a few slots ahead of McCormick's team.
July 7, 2016 Penn State-Altoona names McGreal head coach Penn State-Altoona went to LaGrange and plucked assistant coach David McGreal for its next head coach. McGreal, who played four years at Maryville, replaces Doug West who resigned after one season.
July 7, 2016 Alverno College names Jessica Ott Director Of Athletics, Basketball coach Alverno lost its head coach and athletic director to UW-Stevens Point earlier this offseason. On July 7 the Inferno selected former Pointer All-American and MSOE head coach Jessica Ott to fill those two vacancies.
July 6, 2016 Bantams tap Patriot League Assistant for head post Trinity (Conn.) named Emily Garner as its next head coach, replacing Wendy Davis. Garner spent the last six seasons as an assistant at Army.
July 1, 2016 Sharks catch a new coach Simmons hired former FDU-Florham assistant Michael Williams as its new head basketball coach. Williams was part of Marc Mitchell's FDU staff when the Devils won the national championship two seasons ago.
July 1, 2016 SUNY Canton fills men's vacancy After building a career as an assistant coach at several southern scholarship programs, Ben Thompson is coming north – way north – to fill SUNY Canton’s coaching vacancy. He’ll be the Roos' new men’s basketball head coach.
June 30, 2016 Newbury changes women's coach After changing its men's coach earlier in the offseason, the Nighthawks made a move atop their women's program, too. Springfield assistant Marc Taney takes over for Nate Stailey effective immediately.
June 30, 2016 Wacker backer: TLU chooses coach with family ties to University Mike Wacker watched his father win two national championships in football at Texas Lutheran and now he’ll try to repeat the feat with the Bulldogs’ men’s basketball program. The University named him as the new head coach a week after Jimmy Smith moved to D1.
June 30, 2016 After the Light, it's a new Day for John Jay John Jay College named SUNY-Old Westbury's lead assistant Lynda Day as its new head women's basketball coach. She replaces MollyAnne Light who went 14-37 in two seasons with the Bloodhounds.
June 20, 2016 Relatively speaking It's up for debate which of the 43 men's conferences are the best in Division III. But it's not debatable which ones had the best non-conference records last year. That's tracked in our Conference Guidebook, which is available much earlier than usual thanks to help from a message board maven.
May 9, 2016 USA South continues expansion The USA South Athletic Conference announced that it will add Berea College and Pfeiffer University in 2017-18. That puts the Conference on track for 19 members in women's basketball and 14 on the men's side. More from D3sports.com.
May 9, 2016 Wooster removes Panepento's interim tag Lisa Panepento took over a team that came into the season with a 22-game losing streak, and four wins to start the season put an end to that skid.
April 28, 2016 Utica welcomes Coffey as head men's basketball coach Utica athletic director David Fontaine formally announced the hiring of Sean Coffey as men's basketball head coach. Coffey, who is the seventh coach in program history (NCAA era), most recently spent five seasons on the sidelines as a full-time assistant coach at St. John Fisher.
April 27, 2016 Dougal out at Kalamazoo After four seasons at the helm of the Hornets, including a 3-22 season that just concluded, Kalamazoo announced Eric Dougal's resignation.
April 22, 2016 Sansom to ride herd over Bison Bethany chose former Montclair State assistant coach Brian Sansom as its next women's basketball head coach. Sansom also coached at Pitt-Bradford and Division I FDU-Teaneck.
April 6, 2016 Holzhueter heads home Bethany Lutheran dropped Greg Holzhueter as its head men's basketball coach after three years, but he didn't stay unemployed long. He's headed to his alma mater Martin Luther where he was a four-sport star to become its new head coach.
April 6, 2016 First class success for Hans The five seniors who were part of head coach Jeff Hans' first recruiting class at Thomas More helped the Saints win a second consecutive national championship. Hans' program has been built on high school teammates and local recruits, with a strong foundation for the future. Adam Turer explains in this season's final feature.
April 5, 2016 All-time Division III basketball champions St. Thomas and Thomas More each won their second Division III basketball national title this season. The full list of title winners, from our archives.
April 5, 2016 None better than Mighty Moss Who is the greatest Division III women's basketball player of all time? It's certainly up for debate, but Gordon Mann makes the case for Sydney Moss after she completed her career by sweeping the major individual awards and leading Thomas More to a perfect record for the second consecutive season.
April 4, 2016 Saints go back-to-back Thomas More completed its second consecutive perfect season by pulling away from Tufts 63-51 in the 2016 Division III women's basketball championship game. After the Jumbos tied the game at 49 with under seven minutes to play, the Saints went on a 10-2 run to close out the win. Get the full game story.
April 1, 2016 Looking for one more stop Tufts' road to the national championship is paved by hard-nosed defense that has frustrated opponent after opponent. They'll need one more Jumbo-sized defensive effort to win the national title. We break down Tufts' elite defense and get input from other great defensive coaches on how they'd try to stop Thomas More's offensive juggernaut.
March 26, 2016 Win, watch, repeat? Thomas More is one step away from winning a second championship, but one legendary coach says consecutive titles aren't really repeats. And another says they are never easy, regardless of what the box scores say. What do the Saints have to say about their return trip to the national title game? Adam Turer finds out.
March 22, 2016 2016 D3hoops.com women's All-Americans So you can probably guess who the player of the year is, but 24 others have been selected from the thousands who play Division III women's basketball as our All-Americans. Plus we name our Coach and Rookie of the Year.
March 22, 2016 Hoopsville: Back-to-Back It was a special opportunity: to play for a national championship on the same court and at the same time as Division I. Thomas More took advantage of the opportunity to win their second consecutive title. Tune in as Dave McHugh recaps the championship experience in this special edition of Hoopsville:
March 22, 2016 Hoopsville: Almost Perfect It has been a great season in Division III basketball. While the men's team has crown it's champion, the women still have a game to be played. We recap the men's title and preview the women's championship game in Indianapolis. Dave McHugh also chats with Roanoke's Page Moir who is stepping down on a special edition of Hoopsville which can be seen here:
March 22, 2016 Moir steps down after 27 seasons at Roanoke Roanoke coach Page Moir, who led his team to a 19-win season and earned D3hoops.com South Region Coach of the Year honors, is stepping down as men's basketball coach.
March 19, 2016 2016 D3hoops.com men's All-America team The 2016 D3hoops.com All-America team was announced in Salem, Va., on Saturday afternoon. Here's the full list, with Player of the Year to be announced after the national championship game.
March 19, 2016 Tommies win as a team The University of St. Thomas men's basketball program prizes balance over individual stars, and the team bought in and rose that balance to the national championship. Ryan Scott has more from Salem.
March 19, 2016 Tommies win title No. 2 St. Thomas weathered a late storm and the last team with a shot at Benedictine got the Eagles. The Tommies defeated Benedictine 82-76 to win the 2016 Division III men's basketball national championship.
March 19, 2016 Tufts, Mighty Moss head to Indy Tufts shut out Wartburg in the first period and held off the Knights in the fourth to punch its ticket to the national title game. Then Sydney Moss put on an offensive show as Thomas More beat Amherst. Full recap from Columbus, Ohio.
March 18, 2016 Benedictine, UST to meet for men's title The Eagles will continue their undefeated run to the final day of the season after beating Amherst, while St. Thomas got past Christopher Newport and is pursuing its second national title. Men's semifinal coverage inside.
March 17, 2016 Third time's the charm? Tufts certainly hopes so as the Jumbos head to the national semifinals for the third consecutive season. How much will the Jumbos benefit from those prior experiences and what's the key to writing a different ending to this season? Sarah Sommer tells Tufts' story in a Road to Indianapolis feature.
March 16, 2016 'How did that happen?' Amherst survived a close first two rounds and got through the sectionals to get to Salem, leading coach Dave Hixon to that conclusion. More in a Road to Salem feature by Matthew Noonan.
March 16, 2016 Six simple rules for winning at CNU Christopher Newport has focused its season around humility, passion, service, gratitude, resilience and courage. It's helped the Captains roll to a 30-1 record and their first-ever Final Four. More in a Road to Salem feature by Rob Knox.
March 16, 2016 Tauer's Tommies enjoying the ride With a national title in 2011 and a return to the Final Four in 2013, there were plenty of expectations heaped on St. Thomas in 2014 and 2015, when they were bounced early from the tournament. This year's version is well motivated to cherish the moment. More in a Road to Salem feature by Andrew Lovell.
March 16, 2016 Saints on a different kind of mission If you're following Thomas More from afar, this season looks a lot like the last. The Saints continue to roll up lopsided wins, game after game. But this Saints team has a different mission , one that has them playing looser and even better than before. Adam Turer explains in a Road to Indianapolis feature.
March 15, 2016 NABC All-Star Game has a Brooklyn flavor Three Brooklyn natives, including a player voted in from Brooklyn College, highlight the East team in the 2016 Reese’s® Division III College All-Star game. The NABC announced the full rosters on Tuesday.
March 15, 2016 Benedictine feels no burden in being unbeaten No men's team has reached the Final Four with an unblemished record since 1999, but being 30-0 doesn't bother Benedictine. They embrace their undefeated record and ignore the jinx. More in a Road to Salem feature by Josh Smith.
March 15, 2016 Sister act adds to Amherst's legacy Amherst women's basketball has an impressive legacy, including more Final Four appearances than the other three national semifinalists combined. The Doswell twins have helped Amherst author the latest chapter in its success. Rob Knox has more on Ali and Meredith in this Road to Indianapolis feature.
March 14, 2016 All-Region teams announced The D3hoops.com All-Region teams are in, based on 776 nominations. It's the 15th season we've chosen the best players in each region in Division III basketball.
March 14, 2016 Wartburg gets busy winning When Wartburg lost in the IIAC tournament, the Knights were pretty sure their season was over. How sure? Three players went to play different sports. When Wartburg got the call on Selection Monday, so did those players, and they've been off the hook since. Ryan Scott explains in a Road to Indianapolis feature.
March 13, 2016 Hoopsville: Only the Elite Sunday night on Hoopsville, Dave McHugh recapped a terrific weekend of basketball while hearing from many of those moving on to the Division III basketball championship weekends.Who thinks they are in good shape? Who will survive? You can watch Hoopsville or listen to the podcast On Demand now:
March 12, 2016 UST knocks off Augie; CNU, Benedictine make first trip St. Thomas, Christopher Newport, Benedictine and Amherst each punched tickets to the national semifinals in Salem, Va., on Saturday night. More in the Elite Eight men's roundup.
March 12, 2016 Wartburg joins three playoff vets in Final Four Just like last year Thomas More survived foul trouble for Sydney Moss and advanced past Washington U. And just like last year Tufts will join them in the Final Four after beating Scranton. And Amherst cruised past Rochester. But the bubble team, Wartburg, is not done yet. Get the women's recap here.
March 11, 2016 Sweet 16 round great for Scots Wooster advanced to the Elite Eight once again, while Alma advanced for the first time in program history. Plus Amherst and Tufts set up a high stakes rubber match and Benedictine stays perfect. That and more in the sectional semifinal recap.
March 11, 2016 Patriots end George Fox's run Texas-Tyler rallied late to force overtime against George Fox and then forced the Bruins out of the tournament, leaving two perfect teams in playoffs. Meanwhile Wash U continued its mastery of CMU and three hosts rolled. That and more in our women's recap.
March 10, 2016 Hoopsville: Sectionals Preview Which eight teams of the 32 left can get the job done and march on to the championship weekends? Thursday night, Dave McHugh chats with some of those who have already surprised and those who hope to keep their tournament dreams reality. Watch Hoopsville On Demand or listen to the podcast here:
March 10, 2016 Tufts studying for its chemistry finals It may sound cliché, but Tufts men’s basketball coach Bob Sheldon claims ‘team chemistry’ is the reason the Jumbos are two wins away from advancing to the Salem Civic Center. More in a Road to Salem feature by Matthew Noonan.
March 10, 2016 Texas-Tyler ready to travel The Patriots have played just one game outside of their gymnasium in the past 40 days, but say they're ready to get in a plane and fly to St. Paul, Minn., to take on George Fox. More in a Road to Indianapolis feature by Rob Knox.
March 9, 2016 Gjonbalaj, Bolger win NABC final vote More than 70,000 votes were cast, and Egzon Gjonbalaj and Jordan Bolger have claimed the last two spots in the 2016 Reese’s® Division III College All-Star Game.
March 9, 2016 Jostens winners announced Two student-athletes will receive Division III's top all-around basketball honor next week, and one of them is playing this week in the NAIA Division II tournament!
March 9, 2016 Big man with big impact Seven-footers who can play are a rarity at the Division III level, but Keene State's Nate Howard is both and he helped the Owls advance with two big games. More in a Road to Salem feature.
March 9, 2016 Long road to the Sweet 16 Oswego State's first trip to the Sweet 16 required a 483-mile trip to Marietta, and two wins. Now the Lakers have three teams coming to their place. More in a Road to Salem feature by Rob Knox.
March 9, 2016 Tommies' scoring hangs in the balance Ryan Saarela had two big nights for St. Thomas in the opening weekend of the tournament, but that's not how the Tommies generally operate. Nathan Ford has more in a Road to Salem feature.
March 9, 2016 Albright continues uphill battle After a disappointing end to last season, Albright came back motivated, and the Lions' second-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament has continued on into the Sweet 16. A Road to Indianapolis feature by Sarah Sommer.
March 8, 2016 Following a new leader Bowdoin lost three key seniors after last season, and leadership was in short supply. The Polar Bears have just one senior, and thankfully, she stepped up. Josh Smith has more in a Road to Indianapolis feature.
March 8, 2016 Don't call CMU underdogs Carnegie Mellon has surpassed all external expectations by reaching the Sweet 16, and the Tartans have had a lot of fun doing it. Can they break a 46-game losing streak to conference rival Washington U? Ryan Scott caught up with CMU before their big rematch in a Road to Indianapolis feature.
March 7, 2016 Alma's little brother comes up big DJ Beckman is a known commodity for Alma-- All-MIAA honoree, Jostens Trophy finalist, starter. But don't overlook his younger brother Jason who has been one of the most efficient players in Division III basketball this season. Paul Beroza has more in a Road to Salem feature.
March 6, 2016 Hoopsville: Survive and Advance! Survive and advance! Pretty much sums up one of the craziest opening weekends to the D3 championship tournaments in recent history. Sunday night on Hoopsville Dave McHugh recapped it all, talked to coaches who survived, and looked ahead to the next weekend. You watch or listen to Hoopsville On Demand here:
March 6, 2016 Sectional hosts annouced The sites for the Sweet 16 and Elite 8 rounds are in. Here's where the remaining teams will be heading for next Friday's games.
March 5, 2016 Cain and Keene State advance In one of many thrillers from the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Keene State outlasted Stockton 72-71 in overtime. Afterwards we spoke with the Owls' head coach Ryan Cain about the victory, his transition from All-American player to coach and what the Owls will do differently in their rematch with Middlebury.
March 5, 2016 Close encounters of the second kind The second round of the 2016 men's basketball tournament was filled with nail biters. Oswego State and Amherst won in the final minute while Babson edged Susquehanna without its All-American and Whitman edged Whitworth out west. Get the men's recap here.
March 5, 2016 Something old, something new Next weekend's sectionals will have a few new faces and several familiar ones. Albright and Stevens advanced to the Sweet 16 for the first time ever while the NESCAC and UAA each went 3-0 and both national semifinalists moved on. Get the recap from the second round of the women's tournament.
March 4, 2016 Oh mercy! Marietta, Plattsburgh bounced Gwynedd Mercy scored with 2.1 seconds left and held on to eliminate Marietta, while Plattsburgh State and Catholic were bounced at home and Lancaster Bible's season ended. More in Friday's Division III men's basketball NCAA Tournament first-round action.
March 4, 2016 First-ever winners in first round Hardin-Simmons took down its former conference rival to earn a flight to Benedictine, while Whitman pulled away from Chapman in its first-ever NCAA Tournament game to earn a return to Whitworth.
March 4, 2016 Tournament excitement comes to Whitman The Missionaries had been on the cusp of the NCAA Tournament before, never getting in. This week, not only getting a bid but getting to host, brought all sorts of excitement to the Walla Walla, Wash., campus.
March 4, 2016 Tartans sink Hope, Falcons roll Thunder Carnegie Mellon stunned Hope in the final seconds of their first-round Top 25 showdown while River Falls rolled over Wheaton in theirs. Elsewhere St. Thomas rallied past Loras and Moravian upset the University of New England. Here's the full recap from the first round of the women's tournament.
March 4, 2016 2016 women's tournament preview Three undefeated teams enter the 2016 NCAA tournament, including both of last year's national finalists. Is Scranton's return to glory complete? Can George Fox get back to the national semifinals without a home game? Can anyone stop Thomas More? Here's our best guess on those questions and more.
March 3, 2016 Hoopsville: For All the Glory The Roads to Indianapolis and Salem have been laid out in front of 126 teams... now it's time to start down those roads to champions. Who has a chance? Who will upset? Who is too tough at home? Watch Hoopsville On Demand here:
March 3, 2016 Forged by tragedy Geneseo's women's basketball program suffered the ultimate loss when a player's life was stolen in January. But the Knights have gotten through the roller coaster ride and reached the big dance. More in Around the Nation.
March 3, 2016 Lancaster Bible finally dancing After a close-but-no-cigar in last year's bracket, and the threat of getting left out even at 26-1, Lancaster Bible is in the NCAA Tournament and finds itself matched up with Division III royalty right out of the gate. Rob Knox has more in Around the Nation.
March 3, 2016 How one player took his hits and came back Ben Watkins spent three years learning the game of basketball on the sidelines for Christopher Newport after picking up his eighth concussion in three years. But this season, he decided basketball was worth the risk and he returned to the floor. A Road to Salem feature.
March 3, 2016 Join the Bracket Challenge! Our longtime friends over at d3photography.com are hosting a Division III basketball bracket challenge. Check it out and try your hand at predicting the brackets! Women's deadline 5 p.m. ET Friday!
March 2, 2016 Wheelock upset bid falls short Clinging to a one-point lead late in the final session of an early December contest against Regis, the Wheelock women’s basketball team was seven seconds away from upsetting the eventual New England Collegiate Conference regular season and conference champions.
March 2, 2016 Academic All-America Team Eastern Mennonite's Jess Rheinheimer and Trine's Jared Holmquist, also Jostens Trophy finalists, were named the 2015-16 Academic All-Americans of the Year in Division III basketball.
March 2, 2016 Hawks hold on for at least one more game New Paltz has relied on depth out of necessity this season, and the Hawks' undefined roles have led them back to the NCAA tournament. Adversity has also helped forge tight bonds, and this team wants to stay together as long as possible. More in Around the East.
March 2, 2016 Lycoming road tested and ready The Warriors faltered down the stretch and had to hold their breath just to get a bid in the conference tournament. Then, the fifth seed went and won the Mac Commonwealth, overcoming adversity along the way. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
March 2, 2016 A most welcome return Hardin-Simmons coach Craig Carse was sidelined for all but three regular season games due to health issues. He returned just in time to lead the Cowboys to a conference tournament title and has his team ready for NCAA tournament play. More in Around the South.
March 2, 2016 Dobbs done after 1-24 season at Potsdam Sherry Dobbs is out after 13 seasons as the men's basketball head coach at SUNY Potsdam following his team's 1-24 result this season.
March 2, 2016 2016 men's NCAA Tournament preview It's Pat Coleman's annual NCAA Tournament preview, with surprise teams, disappointments, and his picks to head to Salem for the Division III men's basketball Final Four.
March 1, 2016 Team of the Week Our last weekly honor roll of our 19th season is out -- it's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
March 1, 2016 Looking to make a run Wheaton was less than enthused with its one-and-out appearance in the NCAA Tournament last year. The Thunder are looking to extend their roll a little longer this time around. Josh Smith has more in Around the Central.
March 1, 2016 Off the bench, into the tournament Midway through the season, Denison coach Bob Ghiloni made the difficult decision to send one of his top players to the bench. David Meurer accepted his new role and responded by leading the Big Red to their second ever NCAC tournament title. More in Around the Great Lakes.
March 1, 2016 Gorton out at Loras Loras relieved head men's basketball coach Greg Gorton of his duties after five years as head coach, 13 years on staff.
March 1, 2016 2016 Jostens Trophy finalists announced The 10 men's and 10 women's finalists for the honor given to Division III basketball's top all-around student-athlete were announced on Tuesday, including one of last year's winners.
February 29, 2016 Hoopsville Bracket Breakdown The brackets have been announced, so time to break them down. Dave chatted with coaches who are playing next weekend in the NCAA tournament and the committee chairs who lead the selections and bracketing. You can watch the special Monday edition of Hoopsville On Demand now!
February 29, 2016 Men's bracket released! It's official now -- we know who's in and who's out of the NCAA Tournament. (Although if you listened to us last night you already had a really good idea.) Here's who made it, the full bracket and our analysis.
February 29, 2016 Women's bracket is out! Just like with the men's tournament, our mock selection committee pretty much nailed who was selected in the Division III women's basketball NCAA Tournament. Here's who made it, the full bracket and our analysis.
February 28, 2016 Hoopsville Selection Special Sunday night on Hoopsville, Dave McHugh and others made their mock selections on both the men's and women's side. They broke down the primary and secondary criteria the best they could and selected who they thought will be in the NCAA Tournament. Dave also talked to a number of coaches who have already punched their tickets. You can watch Hoopsville On Demand now!
February 28, 2016 Sunday: Panthers, Oles bust a bubble Middlebury completed its run through the NESCAC tournament, earning itself a bid and busting someone else's hopes for an at-large bid, as did St. Olaf in the MIAC. Lancaster Bible ensured we won't find out if a 26-1 will really miss the tournament while the NCAA women's tournament will be a little Sluggish.
February 28, 2016 Who's in? Our projected men's bracket We picked our projected teams live on the air Sunday night. Who do we think gets in? How will the NCAA pair them up? We've got a suggestion here in our projected 2016 Division III men's basketball NCAA Tournament bracket.
February 28, 2016 Our projected women's bracket Picking a women's bracket isn't the same as picking a men's bracket. The strong teams may be in a different part of the country. Here's who we think should get in when the announcement is made at 2:30 p.m. ET on Monday.
February 28, 2016 Who's in the women's tournament? All 44 automatic bids to the 2016 NCAA Division III women's basketball tournament have been claimed, and the 20 at-large bids have been handed out. Here's how the Field of 64 came together, complete with links to coverage of championship week.
February 27, 2016 2015-16 buzzer beaters Two buzzer beaters on the same night in the same conference's semifinal round? That and more from a busy February in the latest buzzer beaters.
February 27, 2016 Saturday men: Bubble spots holding steady Emory clinched its fourth consecutive tourney bid, leaving Rochester and NYU waiting, while CNU survived in overtime and it's become pretty clear who Augustana will play in its NCAA Tournament opener.
February 27, 2016 Saturday women: Shades of 2014 DePauw and FDU-Florham, which won national titles in 2013 and 2014, needed conference titles just to keep their seasons going on Saturday. Both got what they needed. Get that plus all the game results as dozens of automatic bids get handed out in our early women's roundup.
February 27, 2016 Who's in the men's tournament? The men's 62-team tournament is now set. Here are the teams that secured automatic qualifying bids, those that received one of the 19 at-large bids and links to all the championship week coverage.
February 26, 2016 Sul Ross brings ASC tourney out West Alpine, Texas, is closer to New Mexico than it is to any of Sul Ross State's ASC opponents, and with the Lobos winning the West Division for the first time in more than a decade, the conference tournament has come to their place. More on the Lobos' quick turnaround in Around the Nation.
February 26, 2016 Committee to Lancaster Bible: Go undefeated or go home The Chargers enter the weekend at 25-0, but if they don't finish it at 27-0, it seems clear they have little shot at even getting into the NCAA Tournament. And Dave McHugh says that isn't right.
February 26, 2016 Friday: Thunderstruck Trine scored upsets over ranked teams on both sides of the MIAA tournament while the Lehman Lightning defeated Brooklyn in the CUNYAC women's final. Meanwhile Brooklyn won the CUNYAC and Oswego State popped someone's bubble in the SUNYAC.
February 25, 2016 Hoopsville: Make It, Take It! Thursday night on Hoopsville, Dave McHugh gave you the insight you need to know how the NCAA Tournament brackets are already taking shape. Dave talked to many coaches around the country who are looking to lock up automatic bids, securing at-large opportunities, or knowingly playing for the postseason lives. Watch Hoopsville On Demand or listen to the podcast here:
February 25, 2016 Thursday: So much for style points Kendall Parker scored 36 points for Mary Washington while UW-Oshkosh scored 38 points total. But both teams advanced through the semifinals of their tournaments. On the men's side Pacific Lutheran upset Whitman, John Carroll streaked past Mount Union and there's a Cinderella in the Skyline Conference.
February 24, 2016 Patience pays off for Austin's Gowdy Katie Gowdy has steadily earned a more prominent role in the Kangaroos rotation. The senior is helping lead a balanced squad into tournament play after exceeding regular season expectations. More in Around the South.
February 24, 2016 Principia coach announces retirement Mike Bushong, the all-time assists leader and No. 2 scorer in Principia men's basketball history, has retired after his second stint as head coach of the program.
February 24, 2016 Third regional rankings are out! Today's is the last regional ranking we will get to see. The last one is kept secret but, of course, is the most important one -- the one used to select and seed the NCAA Tournament teams. Plus, check out our archive of the last 18 years' worth of rankings.
February 24, 2016 Wednesday: Action packed MAC The two sides of the MAC had eight playoff games that included two overtime games, two last second game-winning shots and two top seeds getting eliminated. Plus Eau Claire officially ends Stevens Point's reign and the Cabrini women are one away from returning to the NCAA tournament.
February 23, 2016 Time to turn it up Staten Island coach Tony Petosa thinks his team sometimes lacks a sense of urgency. There's no room for that in the conference tournament, where the Dolphins take on Brooklyn on Tuesday night. That, plus a look at the MAC Freedom, in this week's Around the Atlantic.
February 23, 2016 Bellhy family tradition continues at W&J Sophomore Rachel Bellhy is the fourth of her siblings to play for the Presidents. Rachel and her sister Beka, a senior, helped make Washington and Jefferson the second-best team in the PAC. More in Around the Great Lakes.
February 23, 2016 Saints survive CAC scrum Two CAC teams remain in the latest women's Top 25. But neither of those won the conference's regular season title. Marymount enters the tournament as the top seed. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
February 23, 2016 Eastern ready to face UMB again Eastern Connecticut State claimed the Little East Conference regular season crown after the Warriors defeated UMass Boston this past weekend. Now they turn right around and face the Beacons again.
February 23, 2016 Pomona-Pitzer women's coach announces retirement Pomona-Pitzer women’s basketball coach Kathy Connell will retire after an extensive 38-year coaching career. Connell, who has coached for 20 years at Pomona-Pitzer, mentored teams at four institutions during her coaching tenure.
February 23, 2016 Tuesday: Bubble birds flock together Rowan defeated Stockton in the NJAC semifinal, pushing the Ospreys into the pool of NCAA tournament at-large hopefuls while Eau Claire knocked the Warhawks out of the WIAC playoffs and onto the bubble. Plus the top two CUNYAC men's seeds were ousted. Get Tuesday's playoff recap here.
February 22, 2016 Team of the Week As we head into conference tournament week, seniors take center stage. It's this week's D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
February 21, 2016 Hoopsville: Championship Week In the next week, 87 teams will punch their tickets to the NCAA tournament. But they have to win their conference tournaments first. Sunday night, Dave McHugh talks to a number of teams with the home court advantage, but still need to get the job done. You can watch Hoopsville On Demand here:
February 20, 2016 Saturday men: Long time coming UW-La Crosse captured its first conference title in more than half a century, but it didn't come easy against Stevens Point. Meanwhile Augustana won the CCIW title in overtime and two more conference tournaments got underway. That and more in Saturday's men's recap.
February 20, 2016 Saturday women: Calvin wins, Falcons fly Calvin denied Hope an undefeated regular season while UW-River Falls beat Oshkosh in the WIAC's de facto title game. Meanwhile the NJAC playoffs started with a thriller and Marymount finished the wild CAC season on top. That and more in the women's wrap.
February 19, 2016 Luther right on track "I am not a patient person at all," says Luther women's coach Amanda Bailey. But the three-time D3hoops.com All-American has the Norse riding high in her fifth season. More in Around the Nation.
February 19, 2016 Cards clinch E8 crown St. John Fisher defeated Hartwick for its 26th consecutive win at home and ensured it will get at least one more game there in the post season. The Cardinals locked up the top seed in the Empire 8 with the Friday night victory.
February 19, 2016 Whitworth wins at buzzer George Valle's putback found the bottom of the net as time expired on Friday night, lifting Whitworth to a win at Puget Sound and a 23-1 overall mark.
February 18, 2016 A player's weakness becomes a coach's strength Clarkson is thriving under second-year head coach Maureen Webster, thanks to the coach implementing a game plan that she would have loathed as a player. More in Around the East.
February 18, 2016 Making room for more banners The University of Dubuque has a problem, one the athletic department is ecstatic about. Behind one basket are massive banners representing the school's recent Iowa Conference championships that have the wall nearly covered. More in Around the West.
February 17, 2016 Kean completes culture changeover Four years ago, the NCAA brought down sanctions on the Kean women's basketball team. It's taken a while for the new coach to get the culture completely changed, but it's brought a winning attitude with it. More in Around the Atlantic.
February 17, 2016 Pioneers surge to top of the OAC pack In front of a sellout crowd, Marietta claimed sole possession of first place in the OAC. The victory came in large part thanks to a senior seeking out and rising to a challenge. More in Around the Great Lakes.
February 17, 2016 Full NCAA regional rankings released The second set of NCAA regional rankings have been released for men's and women's basketball. These are the ones which will serve as your guidepost for whether your team has a shot at getting an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
February 17, 2016 Men's wrap: Run, gun and finally won Lynchburg outlasted Roanoke 160-156 in a double-overtime game that set a new single-game scoring record for Division III. Meanwhile Chapman, Marietta, DeSales, St. Vincent and Babson secured top seeds in their upcoming tournaments. That and more in Wednesday's men's action.
February 17, 2016 WIAC top seed down to final weekend; MIAA clinched UW-Oshkosh and UW-River Falls remained locked in a tie heading into Saturday. Hope and Scranton improved to 24-0, while Rose-Hulman extended its winning and WPI snapped its. That and more in our recap of Wednesday's women's action.
February 16, 2016 Team of the Week It's time for our weekly honor roll: the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
February 16, 2016 A coach's rare opportunity Todd Raridon has had a lot of success in coaching Division III basketball. But lately, he's been able to credit his three sons with part of that success as well, including Connor Raridon, who helped his dad reach a milestone. More in Around the Central.
February 16, 2016 Nichols eyes 'a different outcome' Tom Glynn's first season as head coach at Nichols saw the Bison win 20 games, continuing the trend the program set of late. But the team lost in the first round of the CCC tournament and with tourney time coming up, the Bison are looking to not repeat the early exit. More in Around the Northeast.
February 14, 2016 Hoopsville: Time Running Out On Sunday night's Hoopsville, Dave McHugh talked to some teams who have emerged from no where to be in a position to surprise when their conference tournaments begin. McHugh also talked to a few teams who can't seem to be knocked off their conference pedestal, but still feel they have something to prove. You can watch Hoopsville On Demand now, or listen to the podcast here:
February 13, 2016 Saturday men: A new team on top Marietta sent John Carroll to its second consecutive loss and took over the OAC lead, while F&M lost at an old nemesis, Albertus Magnus served notice it was not ready to go away and North Central finished a key sweep. That and more in Saturday's men's recap.
February 13, 2016 Saturday women: CAC, NJAC remain in a battle The four top teams in the Capital Athletic Conference logjam all squared off, while the three teams that entered the day tied for first in the NJAC all ended the day that way as well. That and more in the women's recap.
February 12, 2016 Lightning-fast reload Plattsburgh State won 19 games last season, just missed out on the NCAA Tournament, and lost seven seniors in the process. That wouldn't seem like a recipe for success, but as Rob Knox has found out, this team is in flight. The Cardinals' stories, in Around the Nation.
February 12, 2016 Friday: Down to the wire The incredibly-close race for the Liberty League's four playoff spots stayed that way after Friday night's results, including Rochester Tech topping St. Lawrence. Meanwhile the George Fox women secured home court for the NWC playoffs and the New York University men pulled closer to first in the UAA. That and more in tonight's wrap.
February 11, 2016 Hoopsville: Rankings and Carnage On Thursday night's Hoopsville, Dave McHugh talked about the first Regional Rankings and the carnage that followed. McHugh also talked to coaches from who have their teams poised to capture conference crowns while also positioning themselves the best they can in the regional rankings. You can watch the entire Hoopsville episode or listen to the podcasts here:
February 11, 2016 Streaking through the Midwest Conference St. Norbert's men's basketball team has won 53 consecutive conference games and 59 in a row against conference opponents, putting the Green Knights in record territory. More in this week's Around the Central.
February 11, 2016 Independently thriving SUNY-Canton is in its first season as a full Division III member, but the Kangaroos are still without a conference. That hasn't slowed them at all, as the team is on the verge of its best season in 18 years. More in Around the East.
February 11, 2016 Eagles hustlin' their way atop NAC The motto for Husson men’s basketball is ‘do more.’ And with four games left in the regular season, the Eagles are hoping to do just that, secure the top seed in the NAC tournament and advance to the big dance.
February 11, 2016 Making connections across the country Emily Sheldon spent part of last summer on an all-star tour of Brazil and now has former teammates from New York to Iowa to keep tabs on. Meanwhile, she's intent on leading Puget Sound back to the NCAA Tournament. More in Around the West.
February 11, 2016 Former Bullets battle in Ireland’s Premier League The athletic careers of most NCAA Division III student-athletes typically end when the final buzzer goes off during the last game of the year, but for three former members of the Gettysburg College men’s basketball team, the chance at continuing to play at a high level led to a journey across the Atlantic Ocean and a unique opportunity to play against one another.
February 10, 2016 The light is always green at Hartwick The Hawks like to run and they like to shoot. Few teams are as dangerous from the perimeter in transition. They're fun to watch, but, more importantly, they're winning. More in Around the East.
February 10, 2016 Clark rallies around coach For Clark University, Coaches versus Cancer is more than an event on its schedule. Assistant coach Pat Oroszko is battling stage 4 esophageal cancer and he's not battling it alone. Jen Toland of the Worcester (Mass.) Telegram & Gazette tells his story.
February 10, 2016 NCAA regional rankings released! The first set of rankings for Division III men's basketball and women's basketball were issued by the NCAA on Wednesday afternoon. These are the rankings the NCAA will eventually use to select at-large teams and seed them.
February 10, 2016 Men's wrap: BW knocks JCU from unbeaten ranks The Yellow Jackets took down their No. 3-ranked crosstown rival, while No. 4 St. Thomas and No. 10 Ohio Wesleyan fell as well. That and more in Wednesday's men's action.
February 10, 2016 Women's wrap: Tale of two halves Christopher Newport held Mary Washington to eight points in the first half and then held off the Eagles for a critical win. Babson ended WPI's long winning streak and Montclair edged Rowan. That and more in our recap of Wednesday's women's action.
February 9, 2016 Team of the Week A 51-point scorer, a 2,000-point scorer, plus two players who shot better than 67 percent from the floor and more in this week's D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
February 9, 2016 Different look for Cabrini The Cavaliers don't have Aaron Walton-Moss around to carry them any longer. The good news is, Cabrini still has talent. But the bad news is the lack of experience that talent comes with. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
February 9, 2016 A milestone for Morehouse The Flying Dutch continued their perfect season and earned head coach Brian Morehouse his 500th career victory. Hope's 2006 national championship team was in attendance, as were several past players who shared in their coach's historic moment. More in Around the Great Lakes.
February 9, 2016 Captains cruising through CAC n their third season as a member of the CAC, both the men's and women's teams are thriving and are set up for future success. Maybe Christopher Newport's new conference foes wish the Captains stayed in the USA South. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
February 9, 2016 May is Tyler's deadeye Makenzie May is well on her way to becoming Texas-Tyler's all-time 3-point shooter. The junior has the Patriots on track to avenge last year's postseason disappointment. More in Around the South.
February 8, 2016 Augustana back on top Four teams received No. 1 votes, and Augustana got the clear majority of them, but it's still a very tight race at the top of the new men's basketball D3hoops.com Top 25.
February 8, 2016 Check out Sunday's big shots! Our great run of buzzer beaters reached Sunday, as Rochester intentionally missed the free throw and ... well, watch. LaGrange had a third-chance shot in double overtime. Saturday, Ty Sabin capped off a huge night for Ripon with a shot to beat Cornell. That followed a great play from Friday. Check out a bunch of D-III buzzer beaters.
February 8, 2016 No. 4 Tommies clinch share of first place St. Thomas got past archrival St. John's in the closing minute and have all but wrapped up the top seed in the MIAC once again.
February 7, 2016 Hoopsville: Semi Super Show On Sunday's Semi-Super edition of Hoopsville, Dave McHugh talked to several teams who are leading their conferences or hoping to wrestle control back in their favor. With just two weeks left, for most, to position themselves for the conference playoffs, there is plenty still to play for. Hoopsville aired at a special time, but you can watch the show On Demand:
February 6, 2016 Saturday men: Babson sends WPI reeling The Beavers handed the Engineers their third straight loss, while Tufts handed Amherst a loss and Hope put Alma away in a battle for the top of the MIAA. That and more in Saturday's men's recap.
February 6, 2016 Saturday women: Tufts ends Amherst's 121-game streak Amherst hadn't lost at LeFrak Gymnasium since 2009, but the win streak has gone the way of the Lord Jeff nickname. Plus, Hope's Brian Morehouse picked up his 500th win and Transylvania handed Bluffton its second loss in three games. That and more in the women's recap.
February 5, 2016 Friday: Turning the tables Rochester avenged last week's loss at Washington while Carnegie Mellon didn't miss its second chance to beat NYU. Meanwhile the Lehman men stayed atop the CUNYAC and Plattsburgh State moved closer to clinching home court in the SUNYAC playoffs. That and more in Friday's recap.
February 4, 2016 Hoopsville Marathon Show! It was the third annual Hoopsville Marathon Show. For 14 plus hours, Dave McHugh chatted with coaches, administrators, student-athletes, and others involved in NCAA Division III basketball from around the nation. Watch the archived coverage of the marathon broadcast right now!
February 4, 2016 Right on target If it weren’t for social media, Carnegie Mellon junior forward Lisa Murphy might not know she currently leads Division III in scoring and field-goal percentage. If she had her way, she would continue to silently devour the competition.
February 3, 2016 Old Westbury gets a spark It took only one dunk for A.J. Wynder to see that Jamail Stanley was a special player. And from there he ended up at Old Westbury, and leading the Skyline Conference in scoring. More in Around the Atlantic.
February 3, 2016 Little brother is playing big Sterling Holmes has athleticism in his blood. He is the latest member of his family to excel at the next level. The junior has embraced his leadership role and has Texas Lutheran primed for a return to the NCAA Tournament. More in Around the South.
February 3, 2016 After 51 seasons, a new face St. John's first new basketball coach in a half-century, Pat McKenzie, might not spend 51 years on the Johnnies sidelines the way his predecessor did. But he has to be pleased with how his first year as head coach has gone. More in Around the West.
February 3, 2016 Whitman ends Whitworth's unbeaten run While most of the nation was sleeping, or at least digging out of snow, No. 20 Whitman took it to No. 1 Whitworth on Tuesday night, ending the Pirates' 19-game winning streak.
February 3, 2016 Men's wrap: Staking a claim to No. 1 With Whitworth's loss Tuesday night, there could be some No. 1 votes open and Nos. 2, 3 and 4 all won. Meanwhile, WPI fell and CNU and St. Norbert survived. That and more in Wednesday's men's action.
February 3, 2016 Women's wrap: Scranton survives, Maryville stumbles One ranked team needed overtime on the road, while another was not so lucky. That and more in our recap of Wednesday's women's action.
February 2, 2016 Team of the Week Two 50-point scorers and two 40-point scorers lead this week's honors, the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
February 2, 2016 'I really didn't know what I was getting into' When Jared Staege first went off to college, he figured his time as an athlete was over. But four years later, Staege is leading the UW-La Crosse men’s basketball team in its pursuit of its first WIAC championship since 1965. More in Around the Central.
February 2, 2016 A barnburner atop the NCAC Wooster and Ohio Wesleyan split their regular season series in thrilling fashion. They could meet again in tournament play, but the road to a rematch will be a bumpy one in the competitive conference. More in Around the Great Lakes.
February 2, 2016 Lions have unfinished business Albright's women's team came up short in tournament play last season. That left a bad taste and left the Lions hungry to win the conference tournament this year. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
February 2, 2016 Wheaton on board in NEWMAC race Kiley Shoemaker's rebounding has helped fuel the Lyons, who are looking to challenge Babson and return to the NCAA Tournament. More in Around the Northeast.
February 1, 2016 Hoopsville to host third annual 12 hour marathon For the third consecutive year, fans of Division III basketball will be able to digest 12 hours of wall-to-wall Division III basketball on Thursday, Feb. 4 as host Dave McHugh runs a super-sized edition of Hoopsville. Tune in Thursday starting at 10am ET to watch the show!
January 31, 2016 Hoopsville: Four More Weeks There are just four weeks left in the regular season and teams are feeling the pressure. Sunday night on Hoopsville, Dave McHugh talked to many coaches who are trying to position themselves to stay home for conference tournaments or just get into the playoffs. You can watch Hoopsville On Demand or listen to the podcast here:
January 30, 2016 Saturday men: Familiar faces in first Virginia Wesleyan defeated Roanoke to claim first place in the ODAC while St. Norbert swept Carroll to stay in first in the MWC. Meanwhile the final four undefeated teams stayed that way. That and more in Saturday's recap.
January 30, 2016 Saturday women: Titans take over The top four teams in the WIAC, all of them ranked, squared off on Saturday, while RHIT snapped Bluffton's long winning streak. Plus Muhlenberg seized first in the Centennial and Karin Harvey reaches a milestone for Montclair State. That and more in the women's recap.
January 29, 2016 A Jumbo-sized leap forward The Tufts men won 13 games each of the past two seasons, but the Jumbos have matched that already with a month left to go and have a chance to join the school's women's basketball team in NCAA Tournament consideration.
January 29, 2016 Friday: Three's a crowd Washington U. pounded Rochester to create a three-way tie atop the UAA. Cortland did the same in the SUNYAC by beating Oneonta. And home was where the losses were for the UAA men. Check out tonight's wrap.
January 28, 2016 Hoopsville: Conference Turn We have arrived at the time in the season when many conferences start heading into the second half of round-robin play. Thursday night on Hoopsville, Dave McHugh talks to some of the teams who are leading their conferences after the first half of play and looking to keep up their momentum. You can watch or listen to Hoopsville On Demand here:
January 28, 2016 Fab freshman shows Chapman that Cam can Cam Haslam has come in as a freshman and has done things nobody in Chapman athletics history has ever done, things his coach never saw coming. Plus, his game off the court is strong as well. More in Around the West.
January 27, 2016 Borough battle atop the CUNYAC Brooklyn has the top two players, while Lehman is balanced and plays hard. That's the crux of tonight's big battle of first-place teams in the CUNYAC. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
January 27, 2016 Beavers making history Thanks to 17 straight wins to open the season, Bluffton's women's team earned the program's first ever Top 25 ranking. Now, the No. 21 Beavers are trying to hold on for a HCAC title. More in Around the Great Lakes.
January 27, 2016 The right place at the right time The son of a former NBA star finally feels at home, reuniting with his high school teammate and his father's high school coach. Marquis Marshall and Mike Miller are poised to lead Alvernia on another late-season surge. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
January 27, 2016 From racing to rebounding James Sapp was a Division I sprinter, but felt a nagging calling to return to the basketball court. Since transferring to Centenary, the reigning SCAC Player of the Year has been a double-double machine. More in Around the South.
January 27, 2016 Lord Jeff mascot out at Amherst The Amherst College board of trustees announced that the school would no longer reference Lord Jeffery Amherst, after whom the town of Amherst, Mass., is named. Lord Jeff advocated that Native Americans be given smallpox-infected blankets.
January 27, 2016 Men's wrap: Salvaging splits Augustana got its home-floor revenge on Elmhurst, Wooster returned the favor on Ohio Wesleyan and Catholic handed Susquehanna its second loss in three games. That and more in Wednesday's men's action.
January 27, 2016 Women's wrap: Shared interests Wheaton (Ill.) and St. Thomas claimed a share of first place in their conferences with wins on Wednesday night while Guilford and ONU solidified their positions at the top of their conferences. That and more in our recap of Wednesday's women's action.
January 26, 2016 Team of the Week Are we to the time of the year yet where freshmen stop being freshmen? Who's in charge of that, anyway? Regardless, three of them are on this week's Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
January 26, 2016 Westminster's sophomores surging in SLIAC The Blue Jays took their lumps in the non-conference portion of their schedule, but this sophomore-led squad has turned it around once starting the SLIAC slate. Josh Smith has more in this week's Around the Central.
January 26, 2016 Losses light a fire under UNE The Nor'easters have weathered the storm from two losses over the holidays in Puerto Rico and are continuing to blow through the CCC. More in Around the Northeast.
January 26, 2016 OAC, NCAC team up to honor Goodwin Members of the Ohio Athletic Conference and North Coast Athletic Conference are teaming up this week to raise funds and raise cancer awareness during Suits and Sneakers Week to honor Capital men’s basketball coach Damon Goodwin.
January 24, 2016 Hoopsville: Bitter Blizzard Sunday night on Hoopsville, Dave McHugh talked to programs who are storming the competition right now. Whether in the midst of long winning streaks or dominating their conference, these programs are making the turn at five weeks to go in pretty good shape. You can watch or listen to Hoopsville On Demand now:
January 23, 2016 Saturday men: Thriller in the chiller A major snow storm wiped out games along the east coast, but it didn't stop Ithaca and Hartwick from playing one of the best games of the season. Elsewhere Trinity (Conn.) grabbed first place with a little help and La Verne did the same on its own. That and more in the men's wrap.
January 23, 2016 Saturday women: Capital claws closer Capital beat Ohio Northern and pulled within one game of first place in the OAC. Trinity (Texas) pushed Austin another game back in the SCAC. Plus Hope and Tufts survived scares on Saturday afternoon. That and more in the women's recap.
January 23, 2016 Geneseo shoots past Potsdam, 75-32 Taking the floor for the first time since their teammate Kelsey Annese was killed, the Geneseo women's basketball team honored their former No. 32 in an appropriate way.
January 22, 2016 Friday: Maroons win 12th straight Chicago topped New York University in the night's only Top 25 matchup and Wesleyan beat its second ranked opponent in five days. Meanwhile the NYU women rebounded and Amherst looked sharp again. That and more in Friday's wrap.
January 21, 2016 Hoopsville: Coaching Challenges Thursday night on Hoopsville, Dave talked to many coaches who are succeeding on the court and off of it because of what coaching has taught them. Also coaches who are facing challenges no one should face off the court. You can watch or listen to Hoopsville On Demand here:
January 21, 2016 New heights in the Valley MAC Freedom title game appearances and even NCAA Tournament trips have become more frequent since Casey Stitzel took over as head coach at Delaware Valley. But this season's Aggies have started off at new heights, at 13-3.
January 21, 2016 Majors bond away from home Millsaps had little time to rest after participating in the D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas to close out 2015. The Majors opened 2016 with four straight road games. More on what those journeys meant to the Majors in Around the South.
January 21, 2016 All in the family Four members of the High family now compete in the same gym almost every weekend, whether wearing a uniform or patrolling the sidelines. But it didn't start out that way. More in Around the West.
January 20, 2016 Can't get him off the floor Darnell Artis worked his way into the pregame captains' meeting as a freshman at Gwynedd Mercy and he has hardly left the floor since. Now a senior, he and his classmates have the Griffins looking at a return to the NCAA Tournament. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
January 20, 2016 A hidden gem finds his way at Fredonia Ian Helps and Fredonia each took a chance on one another. After not playing much organized basketball in high school, the 6-6 sophomore is leading the Blue Devils in scoring for the second straight season. More in Around the East.
January 20, 2016 Great Scots! Alma is on a roll Sam Hargraves has executed a turnaround at Alma. The Scots enter the backstretch of the season on the verge of their first conference title since 1978. More in Around the Great Lakes.
January 20, 2016 Transfers helping fill Babson's holes Last year's Babson squad featured a bunch of seniors around All-America selection Joey Flannery. This time around, it's newcomer Isaiah Nelsen joining other recent transfers to keep the Beavers afloat. More in Around the Northeast.
January 20, 2016 Men's wrap: Keeping pace in the OAC Marietta jumped out to a huge lead on Mount Union, but they didn't pick up any ground in the conference race. Plus Elmhurst survived a challenge at home. That and more in Wednesday's men's action.
January 20, 2016 Women's wrap: Showdown blowouts No. 4 Hope crushed rival Calvin and No. 6 Scranton led wire-to-wire against Moravian. The highest ranked WIAC team fell two games back in the conference chase while Stockton continued its surge. That and more in our recap of Wednesday's women's action.
January 19, 2016 Team of the Week Big shots, big point totals and more led to the top performances this week in the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
January 19, 2016 D-III's coaching 'legend' She'll gladly tell you she hasn't hit a shot in decades, but when you get to 700 wins faster than anyone not named Geno Auriemma ... sorry, at some point, it's the coaching. More about Nancy Fahey in this week's Around the Central.
January 19, 2016 Familiar foes face off in Landmark showdown Moravian coach Mary Beth Spirk has known Scranton's first-year head coach Trevor Woodruff for a long time. They will face off on opposing sidelines for the first time on Wednesday, with first place in the Landmark Conference at stake. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
January 18, 2016 Geneseo player among three found dead Senior SUNY Geneseo women's basketball player Kelsey Annese was among three people found dead in a home in Geneseo, N.Y., on Sunday. She was 21.
January 17, 2016 Hoopsville: Taste of Texas It was a whirlwind trip to Texas for not only the NCAA Convention, but also a couple of basketball games in San Antonio. Sunday night on Hoopsville, Dave chatted with several SCAC coaches, shined the light on a women's coach in Wisconsin who stays busy, and hears from some programs leading their conference. Watch the show On Demand now!
January 17, 2016 Fahey wins 700th career game Washington University women's basketball coach Nancy Fahey, winner of five Division III national championships, has become the fourth D-III women's head coach to reach the 700-win milestone.
January 16, 2016 Saturday men: Crusaders pick up first loss Drew dumps Susquehanna, John Carroll placed seven scorers in double figures in a win vs. Mount Union, while Amherst survived Connecticut College and more in Saturday's men's roundup.
January 16, 2016 Women's wrap: Titans snap Pointer streak UW-Stevens Point's streak came to an end, while Wartburg's was extended in the opposite direction. Meanwhile Christopher Newport and DeSales are heating up while Sage and WPI stayed hot. That and more in Saturday women's roundup.
January 15, 2016 Friday: Fox, Whit stay on top George Fox defended its home court against Whitman in a showdown of ranked NWC women's teams. On the men's side, No. 1 Whitworth's game against Willamette was a lot closer than their records would suggest while Emory knocked NYU off the unbeaten list. That and more in the Friday wrap.
January 14, 2016 Hoopsville: Conference Leaders There continue to be incredible stories around Division III as we get further into conference schedules. Surprising teams leading conferences, programs finding success with alums at the helm, and national headlines but not for the obvious reasons. Thursday night on Hoopsville, Dave McHugh talked to those still proving people wrong.
January 14, 2016 The Big Red blocking machine Jordan Holmes plays nearly 39 minutes per game and dominates the defensive end for Denison. But even though she may well end up Division III's career leader in blocks, she once had her doubts. More in Around the Nation.
January 14, 2016 A humbling month abroad A trip to India last summer was a life-altering event for Stevens forward Dylan Krause. Although she spent four weeks without basketball, she would not trade the experience for anything. More in Around the East.
January 13, 2016 So who are these No. 1 Pirates, anyway? Whitworth is a name you should be familiar with. But if you're not staying up until midnight Eastern to watch their games, here's a Pirates primer for you, in this week's Around the West.
January 13, 2016 Men's wrap: Don't forget about us Alma, Babson, Hampden-Sydney and River Falls made their presence known in their conference races by beating ranked opponents on Wednesday night. Elsewhere Augustana made a statement by thrashing North Central and Wooster made quick work of Hiram's winning streak. That and more in Wednesday's men's action.
January 13, 2016 Women's wrap: Road bites hard The road bug bit hard Wednesday night, claiming victims in UW-Whitewater, Wartburg and Bethel, among others, in a big night of conference play in Division III women's basketball. That and more in our recap.
January 12, 2016 Team of the Week The first full week of 2016 brought nearly 100 nominations and a top-notch selection for this week's Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
January 12, 2016 Long road ends at Benedictine Luke Johnson has been at a few schools in his college basketball career. But in the end, it's the one he chose to come back to that is seeing the most success. His story and the story of how the Eagles have surged into the top five, in Around the Central.
January 12, 2016 John Carroll, Mount Union headed toward OAC showdown The Blue Streaks set the standard in the OAC. The Purple Raiders want to reach that peak, but know they must get past John Carroll to get where they want to go. This Saturday's winner will have the edge going forward. More in Around the Great Lakes.
January 12, 2016 Swarthmore establishing a new identity Forget the program's recent history and reputation. A young nucleus and coach are focused on building a winning tradition for the Garnet. At 10-2, they are on pace to do just that. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
January 12, 2016 Wildcats found their way out west Johnson & Wales bounced back from a season-opening loss, made the quick adjustment and downed Lewis & Clark the next day. Since then, the Wildcats have been off and running. More in Around the Northeast.
January 12, 2016 Coronel's improvement keys Lynchburg streak Sarah Coronel has found her groove for the Hornets. The junior is a fixture in the starting lineup for the first time and is making her mark on both ends of the court. She is also making an impact on the Lynchburg community off the court. More in Around the South.
January 11, 2016 Whitworth men new No. 1 team Five teams received No. 1 votes at the top of the D3hoops.com men's basketball Top 25, but only one of them got 15. That was Whitworth, and the Pirates are in the top spot.
January 10, 2016 Chargers surging toward Top 25 Shortly before Glenn Robinson got his 900th win at F&M, the head coach of the other D3 school across town got his 10th. Zach Filzen's Lancaster Bible squad is undefeated including an eye-popping win over F&M. Learn more about the last unranked, unbeaten team in Division III.
January 10, 2016 Purchase replaces coach in midseason Kellianne Dunlay is out as head women's basketball coach at SUNY-Purchase after a 4-20 season in 2015 and a 1-10 start to the 2015-16 campaign.
January 9, 2016 Saturday men: F&M gets G-Rob No. 900 Another five years, another hundred wins for Glenn Robinson, who has been D-III's winningest coach since 2004. Plus NYU struggles in its UAA opener and more in the Saturday men's roundup.
January 9, 2016 Saturday women: Bethel blasts Tommies; UWSP rallies Bethel is showing it has put the early-season injuries behind it and St. Thomas paid dearly, while Stevens Point got past Whitewater and Thomas More cruised. That and more in the early Saturday women's roundup.
January 8, 2016 Friday: NESCAC joins the fun NESCAC play began tonight with big nights for the men and women at Amherst and Tufts. Plus the Baruch men asserted themselves in the CUNYAC race and the Liberty League's surprise leaders stayed perfect in conference. That and more in tonight's recap.
January 7, 2016 Hoopsville: Youth Movement There are teams playing exceptionally well or way above expectations thanks to plenty of younger talent. Tonight on Hoopsville, Dave McHugh talks to coaches who have a youth movement help lead the way. Plus Pat Coleman helps recap an incredible Augustana vs. Elmhurst battle. And a new partner for the show is announced! Watch Hoopsville On Demand or listen to the podcasts.
January 6, 2016 Trine trying to put last year in past Off to its best start in more than 30 seasons, Trine is ranked for the first time as a member of Division III. But that only starts to erase the way the Thunder finished last season, with three losses in five games, including a home MIAA semifinal. Rob Knox has more in Around the Nation.
January 6, 2016 Lea and her new liver inspire the Knights Geneseo forward Lea Sobieraski survived a liver transplant and returned to the court last season. She continues to inspire her coaches, teammates, and community. Andrew Lovell has more in Around the East.
January 6, 2016 Wartburg leads cast of young IIAC teams The Knights have made the most noise, by far, in starting the season 10-1. But there are other Iowa Conference women's basketball teams who have the potential to grow quickly. More in Around the West.
January 6, 2016 Timed out in regulation, No. 5 Elmhurst wins in OT Elmhurst's tip-in at the end of regulation came just after the buzzer, but the Bluejays recovered in overtime to defeat No. 1 Augustana. Plus Hope and WPI rallied and Calvin topped Trine. That and more in Wednesday's men's action.
January 6, 2016 Wednesday women: Change at the top It's too soon to know who will win the NCAC and NJAC titles. But there are new teams in first after Denison and Rowan posted big wins tonight. Plus WIAC play began with an upset and York (Pa.) regained its footing. That and more in our recap.
January 5, 2016 The Augustana experience Experience is a valuable asset, and the Augustana men’s basketball team is loaded with it. But eight seniors, each of whom came to Augie as freshmen, have had to deal with the expectations that come with that experience. More in Around the Central.
January 5, 2016 Making the right call When it came to playing at the next level, Keshonn Carter had to choose between football and basketball. He picked hoops, and there's little doubt that the Tigers senior made the correct choice. More in Around the South.
January 4, 2016 D3hoops.com Team of the Week Record-setters, big shooters and rebounders and more make up the first Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware, for 2016.
January 3, 2016 Hoopsville: Back in Action Hoopsville returned to the air after the holidays with plenty to talk about. Dave McHugh chatted with coaches whose teams made some statements over the holidays. Guests include Wartburg and Capital women's programs along with the No. 17 Susquehanna men's program. You will also hear from a few coaches at this year's D3hoops.com Classic. You can watch Hoopsville On Demand!
January 2, 2016 Saturday men: Knocking the rust off Not too many Division III men's basketball teams go the entirety of their winter break without playing a game. And for those who do, today could have been a huge awakening. Just ask Amherst. That and more in Saturday's men's action.
January 2, 2016 Saturday women: NYU holds off Kean Plenty of teams from top to bottom got their new year off on the right foot, including a big rally by Union, a buzzer-beater for Rose-Hulman and much more from Saturday's women's action.
December 30, 2015 2015 D3hoops.com Classic wrapup Whitworth's men and the women from George Fox, DeSales and St. Vincent each went 2-0 in the D3hoops.com Classic. Here's all the results, archived broadcasts, photo galleries, interviews and more.
December 30, 2015 Wednesday: 11th heaven Susquehanna improved its record to 11-0 with a buzzer beater at Albright while the Rowan women won their 11th with less drama. Plus Texas Lutheran bit East Texas Baptist again and the Wartburg women scored another Top 10 upset.
December 29, 2015 Whitworth, St. Vincent survive; George Fox pulls away St. Vincent and Whitworth won thrillers on Day 3 of the D3hoops.com Classic, while the George Fox and DeSales women finished their trip to Vegas with a 2-0 mark and Carthage's early-season skid continued.
December 29, 2015 D3hoops.com Classic: In the books The four days and 16 games of the D3hoops.com Classic are in the books. Check out the winners, losers, video interviews, photo galleries and archived broadcasts from a great four days in Las Vegas.
December 29, 2015 Tuesday men: Top two say phew No. 1 Augustana needed a late basket to edge UW-Oshkosh while Whitworth needed late free throws to put away Calvin. Plus all news is good news for both 'Roos. Decode that teaser inside our men's recap.
December 29, 2015 Tuesday women: Give me a W Wheaton (Ill.), Whitman and Wartburg scored big wins while Amherst handled Salisbury and Lycoming upended York (Pa.). Here's the women's recap from a full day of holiday tournament action.
December 21, 2015 Team of the Week It's the last D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware, for 2015. We return in the new year!
December 19, 2015 Saturday: A Blue Christmas The John Carroll Blue Streaks edged Marietta to stay unbeaten while the Elmhurst Bluejays outlasted Buena Vista. Meanwhile there were a pair of Top 25 upsets in Texas and Sydney Moss had another grand game in Grand Rapids. That and more in today's recap.
December 17, 2015 Bombers away: Ithaca lands in LL The Liberty League has been looking for new members to help it keep its AQ in football. They found one in Ithaca that will join the conference in all sports, including basketball. Read about the move here.
December 16, 2015 Rolling around the nation The Gothic Knights are on a roll here entering the holiday break. Rob Knox takes a look at New Jersey City and a few other teams getting it done at the end of 2015.
December 15, 2015 Team of the Week The top players from across Division III at each position are on the latest D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
December 15, 2015 Return of the buzzer beaters It's the most exciting moment in basketball and it's back for another season. We start with a buzzer beater in more ways than one when the Dutchmen beat the Yellowjackets. Watch the video here.
December 13, 2015 Hoopsville: Early Season Movers As we close in on the holiday break, many teams have made some significant moves in the early part of the season. On Sunday's Hoopsville, Dave talked to teams who find themselves in good position before some time off, but can they keep up the momentum? You can watch the show On Demand or listen to the podcasts!
December 12, 2015 Saturday men: Score one for the underdogs The Hiram Terriers surprised No. 4 Ohio Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon. Top-ranked Augustana finished its run through ranked opponents and Union had the most dramatic buzzer beater of the season so far. Get the rundown in Saturday's men's recap.
December 12, 2015 Saturday women: Cats and Camels top big dogs St. Catherine and Conn College knocked off highly ranked foes while Sydney Moss made a record-breaking return to the court for Thomas More. Plus George Fox mounts an incredible comeback and York wins a battle of unbeatens. All that and more in our recap.
December 10, 2015 Hoopsville: Have You Noticed? There are many teams right now asking everyone, have you noticed us? Big wins, great starts, record beginnings. On Thursday's edition of Hoopsville, Dave talked to those who are off to tremendous starts which may not have been noticed by many people... yet. You can watch Hoopsville On Demand or listen to the podcasts here.
December 10, 2015 No. 3 Amherst outlasts No. 19 Babson In 2OT thriller Connor Green scored 29 of his game-high 39 points after halftime as third-ranked Amherst outlasted 19th-ranked Babson 103-96 in double overtime in a non-conference showdown between two of the region's top teams on Thursday night.
December 9, 2015 Brooklyn likes to push the ball, but also get stops A high-tempo offense is not the only reason that No. 17 Brooklyn is off to a 9-0 start. In fact, offense is not even the Bulldogs’ main focus.
December 9, 2015 It all comes together for one Knight After a disappointing trip to California, Carleton comes back to Minnesota and knocks off MIAC powerhouse St. Thomas. Plus Bethel, Whitworth, Dubuque and St. Olaf items in the latest Around the West.
December 9, 2015 Turning the page to a new year Records have already been broken in 2015, and there are several big games on tap early in 2016. Andrew Lovell looks back at some of the best performances of this season from 2015 and looks ahead to the marquee matchups on tap for January 2016 in Around the East.
December 8, 2015 Team of the Week An NCAA record highlights the week that was in Division III basketball. Here's the top performances from players at each position in the Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
December 8, 2015 Sabin is Ripon's all-around threat Ty Sabin will drive to the hole, shoot the midrange jumper, hit the three or draw contact and go to the line. With that arsenal, it's no surprise he entered his junior season at Ripon already having scored 1,000 career points. More in Around the Central.
December 8, 2015 John Carroll starts the season streaking The Blue Streaks are on a tear, opening the season 7-0. It's hard to beat a team averaging over 97 points per game. More on arguably the hottest team in the nation in Around the Great Lakes.
December 8, 2015 Say hello to Susquehanna The Crusaders have a long tradition of athletic success, which includes some on the basketball court. The men's hoops program is striving for unprecedented success in head coach Frank Marcinek's 27th season at the helm. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
December 8, 2015 Green Mountain men focused on ‘next play’ After starting their season with a loss, the Green Mountain men’s basketball team has won six straight, including an exciting 91-81 victory against Colby-Sawyer – their first win against the Chargers since 1994-95. More in Around the Northeast.
December 8, 2015 Completing the turnaround at LaGrange Madison Barker has come a long way since her freshman season. Her Panthers have also come a long way since a coaching change prior to the 2013-14 season. This year, they hope to take the next step and claim a conference title. More in Around the South.
December 6, 2015 Hoopsville: History & Strengths Teams are finally settling into the season, but that doesn't mean things have gotten easier. On Hoopsville, Dave returned from the Wendy's Classic where he talked to those who helped wrap up the historic tournament. He also chatted with those showing heir strength early in the campaign and pulling off upsets. Hoopsville is available On Demand NOW!
December 6, 2015 My word: Trinity beats D1 foe After hanging with a Division I opponent on Wednesday night, Trinity (Texas) beat one on Saturday. The Tigers defeated Incarnate Word in a cross divisional battle of San Antonio teams. Read about it inside.
December 5, 2015 Saturday men's recap: AC blows past Point In a rematch of last season's title game, No. 1 Augustana rolled over No. 7 UW-Stevens Point. St. Thomas and WPI suffered surprising losses while Amherst avoided a repeat of last year's game against Emerson. It's all in Saturday's men's recap.
December 5, 2015 Saturday women's recap: Polar opposites After dropping from Top 10 to unranked, Bowdoin is back on the upswing. The Polar Bears shut down No. 3 Tufts on Saturday afternoon. Plus the King's women dethroned the kings of the MAC Freedom and Mount Union had a great day, on and off the football field.
December 4, 2015 Hope outlasts Wheaton in 2OT The Flying Dutchmen overcame 3-for-24 shooting from beyond the arc to get past the Thunder, 88-83. More from Friday night.
December 3, 2015 Hoopsville: Experience & Expectations Nearly three weeks into the college basketball season and there is plenty to talk about. On the women's side, not a lot of upsets; on the men's side, no one seems safe to an unforeseen loss. On Hoopsville, Dave talked to several teams who are still working off last season's success and battling expectations this season. Watch or listen to Hoopsville On Demand!
December 2, 2015 Men's wrap: Fisher takes first loss; Augie rolls at UWW A couple of teams completed big comebacks Wednesday night, but St. John Fisher wasn't one of them. Neither was UW-Whitewater, as top-ranked Augustana pulled away from the 2013 champs.
December 2, 2015 Women: Here to stay After entering the Top 25 this week, UW-Whitewater defeated Elmhurst and Capital handled Wilmington. Plus Stevenson found its footing and Rowan kept rolling in conference play. It's all in Wednesday's women's wrapup.
December 1, 2015 Team of the Week The top players from across Division III at each position are on the latest D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
December 1, 2015 Saints soldier on without Sydney Through three games it’s been business as usual for the reigning national champion Thomas More women’s basketball team. And that's without two-time Player of the Year Sydney Moss, who is being held out of games as a precautionary measure.
November 30, 2015 Jumbos weather the storm The University of New England women's basketball team is ranked in the Top 10 for the first time ever, but the third-ranked Tufts Jumbos held off the Nor'easters on Monday night. Game recap courtesy of Tufts athletics.
November 29, 2015 Hoopsville: Stuffed Start The season has certainly started with a lot of stuff. Rule changes, upsets, hot and cold starts, and more. That's why we added more Hoopsville shows to start the season! Tonight, we talk to some who have started hot, those with high expectations, and preview the final Wendy's Classic. Catch up on Hoopsville On Demand now!
November 28, 2015 Saturday: Reason to celebrate Thomas More forward Nikki Kiernan celebrated her birthday by giving the Saints a gift while St. Olaf got a Daly double-double against No. 23 Luther. Plus Texas Lutheran won a thriller in the Lone Star State and the William Paterson men returned to the court. Saturday's recap.
November 26, 2015 20 years later, it's a Rowan reunion The 1996 Rowan Profs won the Division III men's basketball national championship, and they'll celebrate it by welcoming their former coach's current team, LaSalle, to town on Saturday. More in Around the Atlantic.
November 26, 2015 Vallely playing at peak level If recording one triple double is a career highlight for most players, what would you consider the first four games for Muhlenberg sophomore guard Brandi Vallely? Check out her singular accomplishment.
November 25, 2015 Much to be thankful for Lyteshia Price is thankful for the support of the Oneonta State community that has helped her balance motherhood, school, and basketball. The Red Dragons are thankful for the resilience and determination of their leading scorer and rebounder. More in Around the East.
November 25, 2015 Two ACLs, three surgeries, but one driving will to compete It’s hard to question the love of basketball that North Central’s Lauren Hernandez possesses considering the hardships she has endured to return to the court this season. Josh Smith has more in Around the Central.
November 25, 2015 Coaching a thousand games Andy Yosinoff has been on the sidelines a long time at Emmanuel, even longer than the NCAA has recognized women's sports. But even after coaching 1,000 career games, his style is still to outwork the other team, on the floor and off. Matt Noonan has more in Around the Northeast.
November 24, 2015 Back for more Thomas More opened its title defense without reigning D3hoops.com Player of the Year Sydney Moss. The Saints still looked like a title contender, led by a pair of sophomores. That and more in Around the Great Lakes.
November 24, 2015 Freeman finds a new gear Guilford's big man knew that he had just one more season to reach the goals he set when he arrived on campus three years ago. Will Freeman entered this season in the best shape of his Quakers career and is seeing early results. More in Around the South.
November 24, 2015 William Paterson walks off floor in support of Rebimbas The William Paterson men's basketball team supported its longtime men's basketball coach by walking off the floor on Tuesday night, rather than play its scheduled game vs. Ramapo.
November 24, 2015 Tuesday: Grateful for a plateful Before schools break for Thanksgiving, we had one more night full of action. Salisbury has another reason to be thankful while the Hope and University of New England women feasted on ranked opponents. Check out Tuesday's full rundown.
November 23, 2015 Team of the Week D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 18th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
November 22, 2015 Hoopsville Classic: New-look St. John Fisher wins two It was a matchup of Elite Eight teams that both lost a lot of senior leadership from last season, but for the Cardinals, someone is ready to step up. Ryan Scott has that and more from Day 2 at the Hoopsville Classic.
November 22, 2015 On fire! 19-for-20, 10-for-10 Eastern Connecticut guard Tarchee Brown had an amazing performance Sunday, ringing up 44 points in the Warriors' 96-71 win at Ramapo. The full story.
November 21, 2015 Rebimbas out as Paterson coach Jose Rebimbas announced his sudden departure from his position as men's basketball head coach at William Paterson via Facebook on Saturday night.
November 21, 2015 Saturday men: Hope tops Stevens Point In a Mid-March worthy matchup No. 16 Hope defeated No. 9 UW-Stevens Point 68-56 to cap a 2-0 weekend in Wisconsin. Plus Marietta edges Catholic on a last second shot and...wait, what was the final score of the F&M/Lancaster Bible game?
November 21, 2015 Saturday: Upsets in the Cards The Plattsburgh Cardinals knocked off No. 7 Bowdoin while the Catholic Cardinals picked up their second loss of the season, this time versus Trinity (Texas). Plus Wisconsin Lutheran rallied past Calvin and NYU survived a scare from MIT. Full recap of the women’s action.
November 20, 2015 Hoopsville Classic: Southern Vermont has unfinished business After coming two points short of the NCAA Tournament last March, Southern Vermont came to the Hoopsville Classic in search of a boost to the strength of schedule and a little respectively. Ryan Scott has that and more from Day 1.
November 19, 2015 Hoopsville: Upsets & Tournaments We aren't even a week into the new season and there is already plenty to talk about. Dave talked to the new women's basketball committee chair, previewed a rare D1 at D3 game, took a look at the 4th Annual Hoopsville National Invitational Classic at Stevenson University, plus much more in an extended edition of Hoopsville is is On Demand!
November 19, 2015 Playing for a purpose The NCAC/OAC Challenge took on an even bigger meaning this year. The games raised awareness and money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society while Capital coach Damon Goodwin is battling leukemia. More in Around the Great Lakes.
November 19, 2015 A special season brewing at Catholic The Cardinals gained confidence late last season and return an experienced core of seniors. The players asked to be pushed harder in the offseason and will be tested by a tough schedule. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
November 18, 2015 Around the Region returns with expanded coverage For a few seasons, we've tried to cover eight regions and two sports with just four regional columnists. But that means we haven't been able to hit all the good stories we'd like, so now we're back with eight columnists. They start this week.
November 18, 2015 Moss held out during review Thomas More opened their title defense on Wednesday night without All-American Sydney Moss who was withheld from the game while the College reviews an NCAA compliance question.
November 18, 2015 New coach leads LC to D-I upset in debut Louisiana College gave Reni Mason a big win in his debut as Dylan Brewer hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 22 seconds left to put LC ahead and the Wildcats went on to defeat Division I McNeese State.
November 18, 2015 Thomas More withholding Sydney Moss from games Thomas More has taken the step of witholding D3hoops.com Player of the Year Sydney Moss from games pending a review of NCAA compliance within the program.
November 17, 2015 Big Deal: Coval reaches 400th win Cory Deal scored 36 points in DeSales' 79-69 victory over Rosemont on Tuesday night, helping head coach Scott Coval reach an impressive milestone. Full recap
November 15, 2015 Hoopsville: Season Underway The basketball season has started for most. Quirky schedules means some have not hit the hardwood as of yet. On Sunday's show, Dave will talked to some who have started, some who have not, and some who are still getting used to new coaches. Watch the Sunday edition of Hoopsville On Demand now!
November 14, 2015 Strong from the start William Paterson dominated No. 7 Mount Union while Cabrini started life without Aaron Walton-Moss on the right foot. Plus the St. Thomas women edge St. Norbert in a battle of NCAA tournament teams from a year ago. Saturday's recap.
November 13, 2015 Around the Nation: Heightened expectations Just because the Catholic men’s basketball team has a single-digit ranking in front of its name as the 2015-16 season dawns, the expectations haven’t changed for one of Division III’s longtime contenders. Rob Knox has more in Around the Nation.
November 13, 2015 And we're off! Clark and Worcester State got the new season off to a raucous start just after midnight on Thursday. Get the recap of the top stories from opening day...and night and very early morning.
November 12, 2015 13th Hoopsville Season Debut The off-season is over. The basketball season has arrived, but it can't start without Hoopsville hitting the air! Catch the show On Demand as Dave talks to the two preseason number one teams, touches base with a major coaching change, checks in with the men's basketball National Committee chair, and previews the Northeast Region.
November 11, 2015 Hoopsville New Rules Special The basketball season is about to tip off, but do you know about all the new rules? Dave McHugh talks to members of the men's and women's basketball rules committees along with an athletic director about all the changes which are sure to confuse fans early on this season.
November 10, 2015 Former Rose-Hulman coach passes away Jim Shaw, who was the head men's basketball coach for 20 seasons before retiring in June 2014, passed away in his home Tuesday morning.
November 10, 2015 Since you've been gone Whether this is your first season following Division III basketball or your 41st, we're glad you're here for opening week. Let's get you caught up on what happened during a busy offseason.
November 6, 2015 Illness forces Capital coach to take leave of absence Capital head men's basketball coach Damon Goodwin will be stepping away from the team for the 2015-16 season to tend to a personal illness.
November 6, 2015 Capital to host women's semifinals With the Division III women's basketball championship game slated to be held in Indianapolis in conjunction with the Division I and Division II title games, the D-III semifinals needed a home, and found it near the geographic center of Division III.
November 6, 2015 St. Elizabeth hires first men's basketball coach Kean assistant Tom Wagenblast has the task of building the first men's basketball team at St. Elizabeth, which admits men this fall for the first time.
November 5, 2015 Crossover season With the early start to the Division III basketball, hoops crosses over with fall sports more than ever. Ryan Tipps of D3football.com talks to three football players who are handling the crossover season as best as they can.
November 3, 2015 Our preseason WBB All-America picks Who are the top Division III women's basketball players entering the 2015-16 season? Here's our list: the D3hoops.com women's basketball preseason All-America team.
November 2, 2015 Our preseason MBB All-America picks The preseason D3hoops.com All-America team represents the anticipated top players in Division III basketball entering the season and is compiled from previous years' All-Region nominations.
October 29, 2015 It's unanimous: Thomas More picked to repeat With four starters back, and yes, one of them being Sydney Moss, our voters didn't have to look far to find their preseason No. 1 team. But how does the rest of the poll shake out? The D3hoops.com women's basketball preseason Top 25 is in.
October 22, 2015 Men's preseason poll: Clear at the top, messy underneath Augustana, which returns all five starters from last year's national runner-up, is a near-unanimous No. 1. But No. 2 is more than 150 points further down, and there's no consensus anywhere else. Check out the full preseason poll.
October 21, 2015 DiBartolomeo vs. the Lakers Former University of Rochester guard John DiBartolomeo had the chance of a lifetime recently. His Israeli pro team, Maccabi Haifa, played an NBA tour and he got to play against the Grizzlies and Lakers.
October 11, 2015 Two coaching legends, one court With one basketball court, and two multiple-national-title coaches, what’s a school to do? If you’re Washington University in St. Louis, you simply name your floor for both of them.
September 25, 2015 Five NCAA Tournament teams in Hoopsville Classic eight Dickinson, Emory, Salisbury, St. John Fisher and St. Thomas, three of whom made the Sweet 16, will converge on Stevenson University this November for the fourth annual Hoopsville National Invitational Classic.
September 22, 2015 After 16 years, Riverso returns to D-III Ted Riverso coached the University of St. Thomas to Division III women's basketball best record in the 1990s, then left coaching altogether. Now after six years on the bench at the University of Minnesota, Riverso is back in D-III, a few blocks down the street at Augsburg.
August 29, 2015 Augsburg women's coach passes away Bill McKee, who spent the past four seasons as Augsburg women's basketball head coach, passed away on Thursday morning, Aug. 27, 2015, after a battle with kidney cancer. He was 62 years old.
August 26, 2015 Scranton ends long search with local hire As Hoopsville previously reported, almost a year after the retirement of Mike Strong, the all-time winningest D-III women's coach, and three months after the interim coach left to take a high school job, Scranton has finally found its next women's basketball coach.
July 31, 2015 Bethany selects Juniata assistant Nick Hager as men's basketball coach After a national search, Juniata assistant coach Nick Hager has been selected as the new head men’s basketball and men’s tennis coach at Bethany.
July 28, 2015 Burton selected as NJCU women's basketball coach Former Essex County College head coach Robyn Burton has been selected as the new head women's basketball coach at New Jersey City University, athletic director Alice De Faziohas announced. Burton, who coached the Wolverines for two seasons (2013-15) is the 14th head coach in NJCU history, which will play its 46th season in 2015-16.
July 20, 2015 NWU gives up NAIA status, will join IIAC Nebraska Wesleyan, the lone remaining dual member of the NAIA and NCAA Division III, is giving up its NAIA affiliation effective July 2016 and joining the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference that fall.
July 1, 2015 Former Eph hoopsters get rugged Mike Nogelo, Manny Benjamin, Mike Holland and Brendan McGuire, all from the Ephs' late '90s and early '00s, tested themselves physically to raise money for a scholarship fund honoring former Williams assistant coach Frank Zoltek.
June 26, 2015 Alumnus returns to coach Salisbury Andrew Sachs, who is a former Salisbury State assistant and was most recently head coach at Bethany, has returned to take over the Sea Gulls men's basketball program.
June 16, 2015 Heil returns to Baldwin Wallace Former Baldwin Wallace assistant coach Tom Heil is coming back to the institution as the men's basketball head coach.
June 14, 2015 Dynamic duo drove Wash U juggernaut We've used Sydney Moss' amazing junior campaign to reflect on the greatest individual seasons in Division III women's hoops history. The last part of our series recalls Wash U's dynamic duo of Alia Fischer and Tasha Rodgers.
June 11, 2015 First to reach the elite feat There have only been eight seasons in which a D3 women's basketball player swept the major individual awards and led their team to a national title. Thirty years before Sydney Moss, Deanna Klingman was the first to accomplish this elite feat. Read about it in part 2 of our series.
June 11, 2015 Filzen named men's coach at Lancaster Bible Zach Filzen, a women's assistant coach at Northwestern (Minn.) and son of former longtime Carleton coach Tammy Filzen, is getting his first head coaching job.
June 11, 2015 Sarah Lawrence to add women's basketball The Gryphons have had a club team in women's basketball for several seasons and are set to elevate the program to varsity status for the 2017-18 season.
June 10, 2015 Follow the latest moves in the Coaching Carousel As we move into the summer, the coaching changes keep coming in Division III basketball. The latest changes are at Pacific, Wesley, Fontbonne, Gettysburg, Rutgers-Newark, Bates, Coe and more.
June 10, 2015 Driggs steps down at Allegheny After spending five years at the helm of the Gator program, Jim Driggs has announced his resignation.
June 9, 2015 Wesley coach Kobasa leaves alma mater After 10 years as head coach, Jerry Kobasa is moving on from Wesley.
June 9, 2015 Fontbonne names longtime assistant head men's coach Lance Thornhill, who has been an assistant coach for the Griffins for the past 16 seasons, will finally get a shot as head coach.
June 9, 2015 Rissmiller steps down as Pacific women's coach Rissmiller joins her former George Fox nemesis, Scott Rueck, as the Beavers' director of women's basketball operations. She will be in charge of the program's day-to-day business operations, including travel and budgeting.
June 8, 2015 One year and out for Fontbonne men's coach Anthony Hall, who just took over as head men's basketball at Fontbonne last year, is moving on.
June 8, 2015 Rutgers-Newark names interim coach Former Rowan player and FDU-Teaneck assistant Ashley Cieplicki replaces another interim coach at the helm of the Scarlet Raiders.
June 8, 2015 Harris named head men’s coach at Mass-Boston Vice Chancellor for Athletics and Recreation, Special Projects and Programs Charlie Titus has named Jason Harris to replace him as head coach at Mass-Boston.
June 3, 2015 Davis named Gettysburg women’s basketball coach Gettysburg has announced Nate Davis, head women’s basketball coach at Eastern, will take over the women’s basketball program at Gettysburg following the retirement of long-time mentor Mike Kirkpatrick.
June 2, 2015 Reid promoted; Panepento named head coach Following five years as head coach of Wooster's women's basketball program, Ashley Reid is taking on a new opportunity as the school's first assistant to the athletic director for diversity and inclusion.
May 30, 2015 Coe coaching changeover Randi (Peterson) Henderson is taking an assistant position at UNC-Charlotte, and a former Coe assistant will replace her.
May 30, 2015 Lakeland women's basketball coach resigns Lindsey Vande Hoef has resigned as head coach at Lakeland in order to take the head coaching job at a former position.
May 30, 2015 Navy assistant takes over at Washington College Washington College has announced the hiring of Navy assistant coach and former Division III assistant coach Aaron Goodman to helm the Shoremen's program.
May 28, 2015 Recommending a 'no' vote on some rules changes There was a significant set of potential rules changes proposed recently for both men's and women's basketball. Some of them make sense, while others would significantly change how fans follow either sport. Dave McHugh gives his take in the Daily Dose.
May 22, 2015 Former Geneseo player hired at Hilbert Melissa Graham, a D3hoops.com All-Region player at Geneseo and a high school assistant girls' basketball and head girls' lacrosse coach, will take over a program which has won 14 games in five seasons.
May 22, 2015 Hunter men's basketball coach steps down Shay Berry is stepping down as coach of the Hawks after four seasons.
May 22, 2015 Merchant Marine returns to Skyline Conference The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy left the Skyline Conference to help form the Landmark Conference back in 2007. Now the school will be coming back home.
May 20, 2015 Dunne deal: Nazareth alum returns to program Nazareth alum Kelly Dunne will lead her alma mater after spending three years as an assistant coach at Brockport State.
May 12, 2015 Allen promoted to head coach at Southern Maine Allen, who was an assistant coach for the Huskies this past season, replaces Gary Fifield, who was head coach for 27 of the past 28 seasons. Allen Replaces Legendary Coach Gary Fifield After 27 Seasons on the USM Bench
May 9, 2015 Scranton assistant named Alvernia head coach Alvernia announced the hiring of Sheila Cook as head women's basketball coach, replacing Jen Sawyer, who was the interim coach this past season.
May 8, 2015 From the sidelines to the classroom Brendan Stern, who led Gallaudet to one of its most successful men's basketball seasons in decades, has resigned his head coaching position to take a tenure track teaching politics at the school.
May 8, 2015 UD announces Grothe as new women's basketball coach The University of Dallas announced Friday that Greta Grothe has been named as the fourteenth head coach of the women’s basketball team.
May 6, 2015 Former All-American named Tyler head coach Two-time D3hoops.com All-America selection Kendra (Anderson) Hassell has been named head coach at UT-Tyler, a conference rival of Hardin-Simmons, her alma mater.
May 5, 2015 Two Baylor assistants named head coaches in ASC East Texas Baptist and Mary Hardin-Baylor each hired Baylor assistant coaches, as former assistant Mark Morefield will take the ETBU job and current assistant Edsel Hamilton the slot at UMHB.
April 30, 2015 Merkel returns to Macon Josh Merkel coached Salisbury, his alma mater to the second round of the NCAA Tournament this past season. But he was also an assistant coach under Nate Davis earlier in his career and now will get the chance to replace him.
April 30, 2015 Gene Rushing retires from Louisiana College After 29 seasons, 766 games and 335 wins, Gene Rushing is retiring as head coach of the Wildcats.
April 28, 2015 Amherst assistant gets head coaching job Matt Goldsmith, who was on four NCAA Tournament teams as a player at Amherst and was an assistant coach for three more, will take over the men's basketball program at TCNJ.
April 28, 2015 Sheldon steps down from alma mater Baldwin Wallace men's basketball coach Duane Sheldon resigned his position at the University and has accepted a position as athletic director at Dublin Coffman High School.
April 27, 2015 Postiglione named head men's basketball coach at Bridgewater Bridgewater director of athletics Curt Kendall has announced the hiring of Randolph-Macon assistant Shawn Postiglione as the school's new head men's basketball coach.
April 19, 2015 Randolph-Macon coach heads to Division I After having success with Dave Paulsen and Pat Flannery, Bucknell went the Division III route again, this time taking Nate Davis from Randolph-Macon as its next men's basketball coach.
April 17, 2015 Good tabbed Manchester head coach Gerad Good, who played under Steve Alford and was an assistant on the program's national runner-up team, returns to Manchester to try to recapture some of that magic.
April 15, 2015 McKenzie takes over for long-tenured Smith Pat McKenzie was an assistant coach for nine of Jim Smith's 51 seasons and will get the chance to take over for the former St. John's coach.
April 15, 2015 Chad Dickman to take over for father at Hood With Tom Dickman stepping down to focus full-time on his role as athletic director, Chad Dickman is stepping up to take over the men's basketball head coaching role.
April 14, 2015 Daniel takes on Goucher job Patrick Daniel, the only women's basketball coach to post three consecutive winning seasons at Pitt-Bradford, will get a shot to turn around the Goucher women's basketball program.
April 14, 2015 Rose returns to Goucher Tom Rose played for Goucher, then was an assistant coach. Now he returns to Towson, Md., as just the second head coach in the program's history.
April 13, 2015 Saying goodbye to Lauren Hill A crowd gathered to honor Lauren Hill, who inspired many, was a superhero to some, and touched all of our hearts. Adam Turer was there, along with one of the people Lauren inspired.
April 13, 2015 Coming off tourney trip, Southwestern coach steps down Kerri Brinkoeter coached Southwestern to the NCAA Tournament this season. Someone else will have to take on the challenge of returning.
April 13, 2015 Dickman steps down as coach, remains Hood AD The only men's basketball in the short history of the Hood program, Tom Dickman will leave the sidelines to focus on his role as athletic director.
April 10, 2015 Lauren Hill: An appreciation Describing the life Lauren Hill led, and the impact she has had on everyone who knows her story, leaves words wanting. This young woman deserves so much more than mere appreciation.
April 9, 2015 Ricks taking over at Birmingham-Southern Mike Ricks, who has built a college women's basketball program from the ground up, will take on a rebuilding job next.
April 2, 2015 2014-15 season by the numbers From 3 to 11,800, there were a lot of key numbers in the 2014-15 Division III basketball season. Rob Knox runs them down for us in the season-closing Around the Nation.
April 2, 2015 Gettysburg’s Coach K announces retirement After raising the bar for not one, but two athletic programs at Gettysburg, head women’s basketball coach Mike Kirkpatrick announced his retirement from the coaching realm on Thursday, April 2.
April 1, 2015 Baribeau resigns after four years at Blackburn It's been a struggle to build the program at Blackburn, which hasn't had even as many as 10 wins since 2006-07. With five freshmen and two sophomores in the rotation, the Beavers won five SLIAC games, the most in eight years.
April 1, 2015 Linfield women's coach steps down Robin Potera-Haskins is leaving the Linfield sidelines after five years at the head of the Wildcats' women's basketball program.
March 31, 2015 Potts succeeds former coach at Moravian Justin Potts, who played under Jim Walker and was his assistant coach at Moravian, will return to the school to take over as head coach.
March 27, 2015 Charney steps down after frustrating season After winning the Skyline Conference four times in five seasons, SUNY-Purchase was beset by injuries and started this season 1-10. Jeff Charney and the department have decided to part ways.
March 26, 2015 Penn College men's coach out Chris Lemasters, who was only the second full-time men's basketball coach in Penn College history, is making way for the third one.
March 25, 2015 Washington College parts ways with Nugent Washington College has decided to take its men's basketball program in a different direction, parting ways with head coach Rob Nugent, who had served in that role since 2001.
March 24, 2015 Murphy out after two decades at Alfred After 13 seasons as head men's basketball coach and seven more as the head women's coach, Jay Murphy is out.
March 24, 2015 Plymouth State women's coach out Liz Stich, who coached the Plymouth State women's basketball team for three seasons, is out as head coach.
March 24, 2015 Ursinus women's coach announces retirement Ursinus head women's basketball coach Jim Buckley leaves Ursinus with the second most wins in school history at 151 and led the Bears to the 2007 Centennial Conference title and a trip to the NCAA Tournament.
March 23, 2015 A weekend at the Salem Civic Center Four team practices, a bunch of walkthroughs, a banquet for hundreds of people, four basketball games and a celebration all took place on the Salem Civic Center floor this weekend. Check it out on these time-lapse videos.
March 22, 2015 Hoopsville Season Finale What a season and what a final weekend of Division III basketball. Dave McHugh recaps the two championship weekends. Interviews include UW-Stevens Point coach Bob Semling and tournament Most Outstanding Player Austin Ryf. Also, Thomas More's Jeff Hans and National Player of the Year Sydney Moss. Watch the season finale now!
March 22, 2015 Stevens Point lives up to its tradition This group of Pointers watched the previous generation, and the one before that, win national titles, and now they have one of their own as well. A feature by Justin Goldberg.
March 22, 2015 Perfection worth the wait for Saints Thomas More has been to the NCAA tournament many times and has even entered it undefeated more than once. But this year's Saints squad was different and so were the results. Adam Turer has the story from Grand Rapids, Mich.
March 21, 2015 2015 D3hoops.com men's All-America team In a super balanced season, we end up with a super balanced D3hoops.com All-American team as well, led by a young man from Dickinson.
March 21, 2015 2015 D3hoops.com women's All-Americans Out of thousands of players, these are the best 25 in the country, including Melissa Tobie for a third time. Plus we name our national player of the year and rookie of the year.
March 21, 2015 Pointers win fourth national title UW-Stevens Point pulled away from Augustana early in the second half and used its dominating defense to bring home its fourth Division III men's basketball national championship, and the 12th for the WIAC.
March 21, 2015 Much More than enough Thomas More ran through George Fox's press and ran away with the national championship, completing an undefeated season. Hours after being named Player of the Year, Sydney Moss notched the first triple-double of her career in the Saints' 83-63 victory.
March 21, 2015 Running down a dream Thomas More and George Fox are one game away from completing a dream season with each one standing in the way of the other. We talked with Saints' point guard Abby Owings and Bruins' forward Justine Benner about their semifinal victories and Saturday's championship game.
March 20, 2015 Live coverage from women's Final Four There will be two unbeatens squaring off for the Division III women's basketball title for the first time ever, as Thomas More defeated Tufts 62-52 behind 23 points from Sydney Moss, who set the all-divisions NCAA Tournament scoring mark. George Fox pulled away from Montclair State 70-58 to set up the final. More coverage to come.
March 20, 2015 It's Central Region times two in men's title game When the WIAC got moved into the Central Region in Division III men's basketball, we knew it would be an even bigger player on the national stage. And on Friday night, representatives of the region's heavyweight conferences set up a meeting for the title.
March 20, 2015 Final Four meet the press Before the national semifinalists meet on the court in Grand Rapids, they met the media off it. Watch all four press conferences recorded on Thursday at Calvin College to get ready for tonight's Final Four games.
March 20, 2015 Title game is two perfect Thomas More and George Fox won their national semifinal games setting up a battle of undefeated teams for the 2015 national title on Saturday night. It will be the first time that both national finalists are undefeated in the Division III tournament's 33-year history.
March 19, 2015 Hoopsville: Breaking down the semifinals Dave McHugh and Pat Coleman chatted with coaches who have faced this year's men's basketball Final Four teams, so watch or listen to the archive to get a coach's breakdown. Plus Gordon Mann checked in from Grand Rapids with an interview from the women's Final Four. That and more on Hoopsville!
March 19, 2015 Heading home Off the floor, it has been a difficult year for Montclair State coach Karin Harvey. But on the floor, her team has gotten her a trip home, courtesy of the NCAA. Harvey grew up in Michigan and knows the roads to Grand Rapids well. A Road to Grand Rapids feature.