2017 Women's NCAA Tournament coverage

March 18, 2017 2017 Division III women's basketball NCAA Tournament bracket The 2017 Division III women's basketball season ended with Amherst having lapped the field en route to its second national title.

March 18, 2017 Amherst wins title in clean sweep The last of the three Amherst-Tufts games was the least climactic, but the most rewarding, as Amherst won the 2017 national title in a romp over its NESCAC rival.

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 Tufts blocks Tommies out of tourney St. Thomas led 53-41 with five minutes to go in the game, but Tufts had one last run in them, finishing 19-4 the rest of the way to win and advance to the national championship game. The Jumbos will face Amherst, which cruised past CNU. Full semifinal wrapups.

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 Purple & White make opponents see red If your opponent can’t score, it can’t win. But the preparation and effort that goes into playing such stifling defense? That’s something that has to be taught, and few teach it better than Amherst women's basketball coach G.P. Gromacki.

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 12, 2017 Hoopsville: Sectional Thrillers The Roads to Grand Rapids and Salem are now complete, but not without some surprising curves and some challenging passes. On Sunday's Hoopsville, Dave talks to some of the teams who have advanced to the national semifinals. Hoopsville hits the air LIVE at 7:00 p.m. ET.

March 11, 2017 Four book return trips to semifinals At halftime, one of the games was close, but by the end, there were four clear victors in the Division III women's basketball national quarterfinals, and only two unbeaten teams remaining for the 2017 season.

March 10, 2017 Polar Bears roar into Elite Eight Ohio Northern made all of the noise in the first quarter vs. SUNY Geneseo -- or 93 percent of it anyway, while Tufts, CNU, Whitman and others advanced to the national quarterfinal round on Friday night.

March 9, 2017 Hoopsville: What Surprise is Next? We have already seen some interesting twists and turns in the opening rounds of the NCAA tournaments. What could possibly happen next? On Thursday's episode of Hoopsville, Dave chatted with a super-sized guest list as we previewed the Sectional Weekend. Watch the show On Demand now.

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 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 5, 2017 Hoopsville: Survive and Advance! It is a cliche, but it once again sums up the opening weekend of the DIII championship tournaments. Once again, craziness ensued and we were able to enjoy it. Sunday night on Hoopsville, Dave McHugh recaps the first 90 games, talks to some of the coaches making waves, and looks ahead to the Sectional Weekend. Watch it On Demand now!

March 4, 2017 Second round: Thomas More dethroned The Saints lost for the first time since 2014, while the SUNYAC and CAC each advanced two teams to the Sweet 16, along with, of course, the NESCAC. The second-round women's wrapup.

March 4, 2017 The D3hoops.com Whiparound Phew -- what a rush. Over two nights, Dave, Gordon and Ryan took over the remote control and clicked around from game to game to game, looking in on all the big games, catching the game-winning shots and the big upsets from the first two rounds.

March 3, 2017 Tigers, Blues win; Wartburg marooned DePauw and Whitman won their first round showdowns with nationally ranked foes while Chicago eliminated Wartburg in the first round. Elsewhere SUNY New Paltz upset Bowdoin and Scranton picked a good time for its first lead.

March 1, 2017 Women's tournament preview During the season four teams emerged as the clear favorites to reach the national semifinals and they'll have a chance to do so, sitting in four different quadrants. Who has the best chance to break up the fated final four? Our annual tournament preview takes a guess.

March 2, 2017 Hoopsville: Tournament Preview The Roads to Grand Rapids and Salem have been laid out in front of 128 teams... now the only question remaining: who will be crowned champions? On Thursday night's Hoopsville, Dave gave his tournament preview including chats with six programs from across the brackets. Watch On Demand.

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 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 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 Final 2017 women's regional rankings The NCAA tournament selection committee released the set of regional rankings after the bracket was announced. Get the full list here.

February 12, 2017 Who's in the women's tournament? All 43 automatic bids to the 2017 NCAA Division III women's basketball tournament have been claimed, and the 21 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, 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 26, 2017 Hoopsville: Selection Sunday On Sunday's special edition of Hoopsville, Dave McHugh was joined by those who know D-III best to figure out who may be in or out as the NCAA committees make their selections. We also heard from a few programs who earned their way in.

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 22, 2017 Updated women's regional rankings released The NCAA tournament selection committee released its third set of regional rankings today. Get the full list here.

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 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.

April 1, 2016 2016 Women's NCAA Tournament coverage Full coverage of the 2016 NCAA Division III women's basketball tournament, all the way through Indianapolis and Thomas More's second consecutive title.

April 1, 2015 2015 Women's NCAA Tournament coverage Full coverage of the 2015 NCAA Division III women's basketball tournament, from Selection Sunday prognostications to the cutting of the nets in Grand Rapids, Mich.

March 31, 2014 2014 women's NCAA Tournament coverage Full coverage of FDU-Florham's undefeated run to the 2014 Division III women's basketball national title.

March 31, 2013 2013 Division III women's NCAA Tournament coverage Check out the archive of our 2013 Division III women's basketball NCAA Tournament coverage.

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