Recapping the 2018-19 D3hoops.com Classic

Ben College, Whitworth junior guard, was named the D3hoops.com Classic's men's basketball Most Outstanding Player, with Amherst's Hannah Fox the Most Outstanding Player in the women's basketball event.
Whitworth athletics photo by Stephen Flegel 
 

Who attends the D3hoops.com Classic? Everybody! This is our ninth year sponsoring the tournament, and here are all the teams who have been to our tournament more than once. Men: Ramapo (eight times), Carroll, Hardin-Simmons, UW-Stevens Point and Whitworth (three times) and twice apiece for Colorado College, Gustavus Adolphus, Hanover, Husson, Linfield, North Central (Ill.) Pacific Lutheran, Skidmore, Wartburg, Whitman and Wisconsin Lutheran. Women: Carthage has been to our tournament four times, with Amherst and Occidental three times, and twice apiece for Coe, DeSales, La Verne, Simpson, St. Vincent and UW-Stevens Point. In all, 49 men's programs have come to the D3hoops.com Classic and 44 women's programs.

Day 1 coverage

Ohio Northern women post late 13-0 run; Linfield catches fire in second half; North Central player breaks Classic 3-pointer mark.

Day 2 coverage

Ohio Northern holds off North Central's buzzer-beater attempt; Hannah Fox pours in 43 for Amherst; Willamette wins despite two fourth-quarter points and UW-Platteville comes away 2-0.

 

Day 3 coverage

The No. 9 Pirates defeated Johns Hopkins on a layup with 1.2 seconds left, while Carthage rallied for a fourth-quarter win and Linfield and Amherst wrapped up their trip to Las Vegas at 2-0.

Day 4 coverage

The final day featured one game, which became a nail-biting win, and the naming of the 2018 D3hoops.com Classic All-Tournament teams.

For the ninth year we welcome teams from coast to coast to the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for three-plus days of wall-to-wall basketball. If you need anything, here's your one-stop-shop for catching up on the week's events. 

 

Women's games

All times Eastern
Dec. 27
W:
Final
at Willamette 70, UW-Stevens Point 66
Video Video Box Score
W:
Final
Ohio Northern 65, at Carthage 57
Video Box Score Photos
Dec. 28
W:
Final
Gettysburg 78, at Buena Vista 60
Video Box Score Recap
W:
Final
at Amherst 104, Westfield State 79
Video Box Score
W:
Final
Willamette 43, at Ohio Northern 41
Box Score Video Photos
Dec. 29
W:
Final
Buena Vista 82, at Westfield State 76
Video Box Score
W:
Final
Amherst 59, at UW-Stevens Point 41
Video Box Score
W:
Final
Carthage 68, at Gettysburg 62
Video Box Score Recap

Men's games

All times Eastern
Dec. 27
M:
Final
at North Central (Ill.) 93, Husson 51
Video Box Score Recap
M:
Final
UW-Platteville 80, at Edgewood 57
Video Box Score
M:
Final
at Linfield 75, Ohio Northern 57
Video Box Score Recap Photos
Dec. 28
M:
Final
Ramapo 77, at Husson 75
Video Box Score
M:
Final - OT
at UW-Platteville 75, Johns Hopkins 70
Video Box Score Recap
M:
Final
at Ohio Northern 63, North Central (Ill.) 61
Video Box Score Photos
Dec. 29
M:
Final
Whitworth 76, at Johns Hopkins 74
Video Box Score Recap Recap Photos
M:
Final
at Emory and Henry 72, Edgewood 64
Video Box Score Photos
M:
Final
Linfield 83, at Ramapo 65
Video Box Score Recap
Dec. 30
M:
Final
at Whitworth 87, Emory and Henry 80
Video Box Score Recap Photos Photos

Women's all-tournament team
Most outstanding player: Hannah Fox, Amherst
Amber Baehman, UW-Stevens Point
Lucy Barrett, Westfield State
Emma Dorshimer, Gettysburg
Britanny Kochenderfer, Willamette
Holly Schneider, Buena Vista
Rachel Szydlowski, Carthage
Abby Weeks, Ohio Northern
Men's all-tournament team
Most outstanding player: Ben College, Whitworth
Kashaun Barnes, Ramapo
Ryan Bruns, Ohio Northern
Grant Gibb, Linfield
Joey Kern, Johns Hopkins
Emil Radisevic, Edgewood
Connor Raridon, North Central (Ill.)
Quentin Shields, UW-Platteville
Tharon Suggs, Emory & Henry
Justin Thompson, Husson

2018 D3hoops.com Classic Conversations

Interview videos with teams at the tournament follow:

 

D3hoops.com Classic and Hoopsville Classic

Pirates hold off Wasps in D3hoops.com Classic finale Ninth-ranked Whitworth did just enough down the stretch to hold off Emory & Henry 87-80 in the finale of the D3hoops.com Classic on Sunday afternoon at South Point Arena.

Whitworth wins a thriller; Carthage rallies The No. 9 Pirates defeated Johns Hopkins on a layup with 1.2 seconds left, while Carthage rallied for a fourth-quarter win and Linfield and Amherst wrapped up their trip to the D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas at 2-0.

Fox throws in 43; Willamette, ONU survive Hannah Fox scored a tournament-record 43 points, while Willamette scored just two points in the fourth quarter and won with 43 points. UW-Platteville came out 2-0 after a thrilling overtime win and Ohio Northern held off North Central (Ill.) in Day 2 action at the ninth annual D3hoops.com Classic.

ONU rallies with late run; North Central posts record barrage The Polar Bears women went on a key 13-0 run late in the game to get past Carthage, while a North Central player broke the D3hoops.com Classic 3-point record and Willamette held off UWSP on the first day of the 2-18 D3hoops.com Classic.

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Classic closes with Whitman win in instant classic No. 1 Whitman and No. 14 Ohio Wesleyan had a heavyweight battle that would have been the toast of any tournament, whether in December or March, while Augsburg registered an upset and UC Santa Cruz got out with a split on the final day of the 2017 D3hoops.com Classic.

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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.

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