2019 Women's NCAA Tournament coverage
March 16, 2019 2019 Division III women's basketball NCAA Tournament bracket Thomas More won its second national championship and completed another perfect season. Here's how the Tournament played out.
March 16, 2019 Perfect finish The Saints march out of D-III on top. Thomas More capped its final season in Division III as unbeaten national champions. More from Salem.
March 15, 2019 Polar Bears plunge back into title game Bowdoin showed off its depth and defense in a 71-60 victory over St. Thomas that sends the Polar Bears to the national title game for the second straight season. Game recap from Adam Turer.
March 15, 2019 Temple takes over for Saints Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. Thomas More All-American Madison Temple put her team on her back in the fourth quarter and led the top-ranked Saints to a win over Scranton in Friday's semifinals.
March 14, 2019 Disciples of disciplined defense When Scranton was on the ropes on Saturday night, the defense came through, holding Tufts scoreless for the final eight-plus minutes in the Elite Eight. And that's not a fluke. Nathan Ford has more in a Road to Salem feature.
March 13, 2019 Bowdoin seniors in new roles, on same roll This year's Polar Bears graduating class had the unenviable task of replacing the 2018 D3hoops.com Player of the Year, stepping into the starting lineup, and turning from defensive stopper to 38-point scorer. One thing that didn't change, was seeing Bowdoin in the Final Four. Brian Lester has more.
March 12, 2019 Saints on a mission to finish what they started As freshmen, they won it all. They didn't expect that it would take them this long to get back to the top. Two more wins, and Thomas More's seniors can end their final season the way they ended their first. Adam Turer has more in a Road to Salem feature.
March 12, 2019 Tommies' defense gets turned to 11 Defense never has an off night. St. Thomas knows this, and that's why the Tommies made an even greater commitment to the defensive side of the ball after last year's early playoff exit. Brian Lester has more in a Road to Salem feature.
March 9, 2019 Elite 8: Go fourth and conquer Strong fourth quarters sent Scranton and Thomas More to the Final Four on Saturday night, while Bowdoin and St. Thomas punched their tickets to Salem with ease.
March 8, 2019 Sweet 16: Scranton, St. Thomas win thrillers Scranton rallied past Christopher Newport and into the sectional finals in dramatic fashion while St. Thomas eliminated defending champions Amherst in overtime. Elsewhere Wartburg, Tufts and Wash U. won with defense and Ithaca edged DeSales.
March 7, 2019 Hoopsville: Who Survives? By the end of the weekend, there will be eight teams remaining who have a chance at two national titles. But who? Watch Hoopsville On Demand (or listen to the podcast) to hear how some of the teams are preparing for the Sectional Round of the NCAA Tournaments.
March 7, 2019 Same trip, new friends Madison McCoy was concerned that her new UMHB teammates wouldn't accept her, after her old team beat them and made a deep NCAA Tournament run. But "the redhead from East Texas" Baptist has fit in just fine and has helped the Crusaders to the Sweet 16. Brian Lester has more in a Road to Salem feature.
March 6, 2019 CNU's seniors get another shot As wide-eyed freshmen, Zhara Tannor, Jessica Daguilh and Madison Howdyshell's postseason came to an end with an 82-46 setback at Scranton in the 2016 sectionals. Now, three years later, they face Scranton once again. Joe Sager has more in a Road to Salem feature.
March 3, 2019 Hoopsville: Shockingly Sweet Upsets, close games, tough matchups. It was a thrilling opening weekend of the NCAA Tournaments. We recap the weekend and start looking to next weekend on Hoopsville. Guests from around the country join us. Catch up On Demand or listen to the podcast.
March 2, 2019 Titans tip Tigers with one tick left From elation to anxiety and finally celebration, No. 13 UW-Oshkosh rode an emotional roller coaster in the final minute of its second round victory over No. 19 DePauw. It's our Game of the Night, with the recap courtesy of Oshkosh athletics.
March 1, 2019 First round turns into Upset Central Three nationally ranked teams from the Central Region fell in the first round with Wisconsin Lutheran slogging past No. 17 Illinois Wesleyan, Oglethorpe ousting No. 23 Chicago and No. 10 Hope topping No. 21 Wheaton. Plus Baldwin Wallace won in dramatic fashion and No. 5 Trine held off Emory.
March 1, 2019 Captains battle past Bullets in Gettysburg Fifteen of the 16 first round hosts advanced on Friday night and the one that didn't lost a thriller in our Game of the Night where Christopher Newport battled past Gettysburg.
February 28, 2019 2019 women's tournament preview When Thomas More ripped through a front-loaded schedule, there was a feeling of inevitability to them winning the title, despite the poll positioning. Then Bowdoin, St. Thomas and others showed what they can do while TMU was idle. So will TMU leave Division III on the highest note possible?
February 28, 2019 No looking ahead Yes, fifth-ranked Trine is paired up to potentially top-ranked Thomas More in the second round on Saturday, but the Thunder are doing their best not to get ahead of themselves. More in a Road to Salem feature by Nathan Ford.
March 2, 2019 The D3hoops.com Whiparound Phew -- what a rush. Over Friday and Saturday night, Dave McHugh and our D3 crew did all the highlights they could do. Check out the D3hoops.com Whiparound Show archive.
February 28, 2019 Hoopsville: Tourney Previews The teams are ready for games that will tip off on Friday, but the DIII basketball tournaments cannot begin without a proper preview. Dave is joined by coaches around the country whose teams are ready for a chance at a national title. Plus, hear who experts and friends think will be playing in the final four. Catch up On Demand or via the Podcast!
February 27, 2019 Hornets' spirits refuse to be squashed Shenandoah, the eighth seed in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament, didn't pack for a one-and-done. And they're not done yet. Brian Lester has more in a Road to Salem feature.
February 25, 2019 Hoopsville Special: Brackets Breakdown The brackets are out, the teams selected, it is time to play for national championships. But first, we break down what was revealed today on Hoopsville. Watch a special edition of the show On Demand as we take a look at the 2019 national tournaments.
February 25, 2019 Women's bracket released! The bracket for the 2019 Division III women's basketball NCAA Tournament is out, with the committee choosing two Skyline teams to make the field and three NESCAC teams to host in the first weekend.
February 14, 2019 Who's in the women's tournament? The conference playoffs are over and all 43 automatic qualifying bids to the 2019 NCAA Tournament have been awarded. Click here to get the full list of who is definitely dancing and who will have a nervous wait for Selection Monday.
February 26, 2018 Who's in? Our projected women's bracket If you were tasked with handing out the 21 at-large bids to the 2019 NCAA Tournament, would you give more weight to teams with a higher winning percentage or those with a higher strength of schedule? We puzzled through that question and others in our annual bracket projection process.
February 24, 2019 Hoopsville: Selection Sunday Special Who will be selected to play for a national title? Dave and his team of selectors will take on the challenge of making mock selections for both the men's and women's tournaments. Plus, hear from the national committee chairs and those who's programs are "dancing" for the first time ever. The Hoopsville Special is On Demand!
February 26, 2019 Final women's regional rankings The final NCAA Division III regional rankings have been released for women's basketball. These were the ones which the committee used to select the at-large teams and seed the field for the 2019 Division III NCAA Tournament.
February 24, 2019 Sunday: 'Bos depose conference foes Tufts defeated top-ranked Bowdoin 75-69 to win the NESCAC championship title while Shenandoah proved that eight was enough in the ODAC. In men's action Guilford toppled Randolph-Macon, Hanover held off Transy and Amherst won the NESCAC.
February 23, 2019 Women's championship Saturday The Great Lakes Region hosted three thrilling title games with each one finishing more dramatically than the last. Upsets on each coast burst someone's bubble somewhere and six programs punched their first ever ticket to the NCAA Tournament. Get the full recap from our fullest day of the year.
February 22, 2019 Friday women: Hawk-a-mania It was a great day to be a Hawk in New York, but a bad one to be a higher seed in the ODAC tournament. Plus Mary Hardin-Baylor broke East Texas Baptist's hearts at the buzzer as championship weekend tipped off.
February 21, 2019 Thursday women: Finding hidden gems On a night when most ranked teams won playoff games by comfortable margins, there were still a few surprises. The lower seeds won in the NEWMAC and NJAC tournaments and Ohio Northern won again in the OAC.
February 20, 2019 Third women's regional rankings The third public NCAA Division III regional rankings have been released. They are one of three sets which we will see before the selections are made and announced on Monday, Feb. 25.
February 17, 2019 Wash U. goes 30 for 30 Washington U. clinched the UAA title and the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, extending the Bears' run of NCAA Tournament appearances to 30 in a row. Recap courtesy of Wash U.
February 13, 2019 Second women's regional rankings The second public NCAA Division III regional rankings have been released. They are one of three sets which we will see before the selections are made and announced on Monday, Feb. 25.
February 6, 2019 First women's regional rankings The first public NCAA Division III regional rankings have been released. They are the first of three sets which we will see before the selections are made and announced on Monday, Feb. 25.
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