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?
AMHERST, Mass. – For the first time in more than two seasons, the Amherst College women’s basketball team has suffered a defeat, with their 68-game winning streak ending on Tuesday night in LeFrak Gymnasium at the hands of Eastern Connecticut State University.
Welcome to the 2018-19 Division III basketball season! Join Dave right now for the season debut of Hoopsville. Interviews include the preseason top pics, plus hot topics, coaching changes, and more. Watch the show On Demand, or listen to the Podcast, here.
The ninth annual D3hoops.com Classic will light up Las Vegas once again between Christmas and New Year's with 18 games on the slate for the South Point Arena. Who is making the trip and who's playing whom? Here's the list.
Amherst used its defense to suffocate its opponents on its way to a second straight national championship. With a team commitment to defense and a handful of sophomore stars, the Mammoths aren't budging from atop Division III women's hoops any time soon.
Of the thousands of players in Division III women's basketball, these are the 25 we picked as the best in the country. Bowdoin's Kate Kerrigan was selected Player of the Year and Savannah LeGate of Oglethorpe Rookie of the Year.
Amherst held Bowdoin without a field goal for a 10-minute span and pulled away from the Polar Bears, 65-45, securing the Mammoths' second straight NCAA Division III women's basketball national championship.
ROCHESTER, Minn. – Defense has been the hallmark of the Amherst College women’s basketball team all season, and on Saturday night, it was the difference maker in a 65-45 victory over Bowdoin College as the Mammoths completed an undefeated season with their second consecutive undefeated national championship.
Amherst's stingy defense held Thomas More nearly 40 points below its season scoring average and the Mammoths defeated the Saints, 66-48. The Mammoths extended their winning streak to 65 games with a victory over the last team to beat them.
Amherst's roster is noticeably different from last year's title-winning team. The Mammoths don't think about their past, but the program's hallmark is evergreen. Defense wins championships. More in a Road to Rochester feature.
The final four teams in the NCAA Tournament are the teams ranked Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 5 after Amherst, Bowdoin and Thomas More rolled into the national semifinals and Wartburg battled past East Texas Baptist in the sectional finals.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College women’s basketball team will be in the NCAA Division 3 Final Four for the third straight year after defeating University of Rochester 61-38 on Saturday night to win the Sectional Finals at LeFrak Gymnasium.
The NESCAC put its stamp on the round of 16 with three dominant performances by Amherst, Bowdoin and Tufts. Elsewhere ETBU continued its run, UR won the battle of Rochester and Thomas More earned a rematch with Hope.
The last four Division III women's basketball champions have been undefeated, and Amherst and Wartburg have a chance to extend that streak. Which teams have the best chance to stop them and capture the title for themselves? Our annual tournament preview takes a look.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Mammoths women’s basketball team are the 2018 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Champions after taking down Tufts University 44-40 on Sunday afternoon at LeFrak Gymnasium.
No. 8 DePauw rallied past Kenyon to win its sixth NCAC title in seven years, No. 13 Scranton secured the top spot in the Landmark and No. 1 Amherst completed another perfect regular season. Meanwhile a win for George Fox and a loss for Ohio Northern kept the NWC and OAC races interesting entering the final week of the season.
No. 1 Amherst beat No. 4 Bowdoin in an extremely tight, low-scoring game atop the national rankings and NESCAC standings. Elsewhere Trine dealt Hope its first loss of the season, Capital upset Ohio Northern and St. Benedict topped Bethel.
With losses by Tufts and Christopher Newport over the holiday break, Amherst takes over as the new No. 1 in the country, but it's not unanimous. Four other teams garnered first place votes and Montclair State returns to the rankings. Get the full list here.
The Battling Bishops worked the perimeter to perfection, hitting 25 3-pointers in a rout of No. 6 Ramapo, while the No. 3 Amherst women pulled away from UC Santa Cruz. Meanwhile, Augsburg and No. 6 Trine won hard-fought battles.
It has been 19 days since the Amherst College women's basketball team last took the floor, and after shaking off some rust in the opening quarter, the Mammoths defeated UC Santa Cruz 64-43 to open a West Coast road trip at the D3hoops.com Classic at South Point Arena.
The Christopher Newport women and Whitman men return nearly everyone from their final four squads a season ago. Meanwhile defending champions Babson and Amherst will look very different. How are they and women's top pick Tufts preparing for another run? Ryan Scott has the story.
There is a familiar four atop our preseason poll as last season's national semifinalists take the top spots. Tufts is the preseason favorite, followed by Christopher Newport, defending champions Amherst and St. Thomas. Get the rest of the preseason poll here.
The ninth edition of our annual tournament in Las Vegas features the defending women's national champs, a men's Final Four team, a multiple-time national champion and 12 more teams. Here's the full set of pairings.
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.