Women's NCAA Tournament coverage
Tigers made perfection look easy Finishing a perfect season isn't easy, but DePauw sure made it look that way. The Tigers dominated their competition on their way to a second national championship in seven years.
Merg beats buzzer twice to lift UWW to title game Mary Merg hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of regulation and a bucket at the buzzer at the end of overtime to lift UW-Whitewater to the Division III women’s basketball national championship game on Friday night 64-62.
Tigers' surge continues into national title game DePauw's depth and speed fueled the Tigers to its 33rd victory and a spot in the national championship game.
The Warhawks' inspiring run Last year these Warhawks were sitting on the sidelines, while their male counterparts were making a run to the title. This year, they are hoping for some hardware of their own. A Road to Holland feature.
Torn knee can't keep Gasaway away First a torn ACL, then the flu tried, but neither of them could keep Alex Gasaway off the floor for DePauw. More about the junior's persistence in a Road to Holland feature by Brian Falzarano.
Eph seniors living up to promise Williams coach Pat Manning knew she had something special when six freshmen arrived in fall 2009. Now those six are seniors and relishing their run. A Road to Holland feature by Gordon Mann.
New faces bring Lord Jeffs back Some of Amherst's key 2013 players barely got off the bench in the 2012 semifinal. But Jasmine Hardy and Bridget Crowley joined two returning players and a freshman to lead this year's Jeffs. Feature by Brian Falzarano.
Whitman's fantastic voyage Whitman traveled a long way to beat Emory and reach the Elite 8. Sarah Anderegg talks about the team's trip, including two surprise benefits to winning Friday's game.
Women's wrap: Give me a W Whitman, Widener, Williams and UW-Whitewater advanced to the Elite 8 with regional semifinal victories. Plus DePauw dominates Washington and Hope outlasts St. Thomas in Friday's NCAA tournament action.
Whitman's dream is still alive Whitman thought it saw its dream end with a loss in the conference semifinals. But, given new life, the Missionaries have made the most of it. More in a Road to Holland feature by Brian Lester.
Hoopsville Sunday: Teams moving on After an exciting first weekend of action, Dave McHugh sat down with teams that are moving on, including Amherst and St. Thomas women and Cabrini and Calvin men.
Hosts announced for second weekend Hope is sent on the road, Amherst will host Tufts again, and the 16 second-round men's host teams were named on Sunday.
Second round: Hope sinks ONU On the second night of the tournament, No. 2 Hope prevailed over No. 3 Ohio Northern and Widener bounced No. 9 Catholic from the tournament. Get the women's wrap here.
Top 10 takedowns Three teams ranked in the Top 10 lost in the opening round of the NCAA tournament, including Calvin's heartbreaking loss to St. Thomas. Get the first round recap here.
Hope just glad to be back Once upon a time, Hope had designs on making the Final Four in its own gym. But after last year's tournament snub, the Flying Dutch are just happy to be playing in March. More in Around the Region.
Women's tournament preview Our annual preview of the women's tournament takes a scientific look at the field and makes evidence-based predictions. Or it makes guesses you can laugh at throughout the month.
Projected women's bracket The women's Field of 64 is always tough to pick, but this year, with even fewer upsets, the last at-large bids were a tough call. How'd we pick them, and where might teams match up?
Women's bracket released! Whitman forced its way into the bracket as one of three Northwest Conference teams to get in, while three USA South teams make the postseason as well. Check out the full field of 64.
Division III women's basketball championships handbook The 2013 handbook is not publicly available on the NCAA website. However, we've posted it here for your reference.
2012 Division III women's NCAA Tournament coverage Check out the archive of our 2012 Division III women's basketball NCAA Tournament coverage.