Wilmington won the battle of the Quakers and head coach Jerry Scheve picked up his 500th win. Elsewhere Chicago withstood Wheaton's rally, Messiah beat Widener in OT and Little East Conference play tipped off.
For the first time in more than a decade, Bowdoin College is ranked No. 1 in the D3hoops.com Top 25. Hope, St. Thomas and Chicago also garnered top votes while two Texas teams make their first appearances ever in the Top 25.
Wisconsin Lutheran forward Jen Dowden takes home the Central Region Player of the Year award while Carissa Sain Knoche wins Coach of the Year for the second year in a row and Kelsey Burton of Lake Forest is Rookie of the Year.
Chicago is the first team to punch its ticket to the 2018 NCAA Division III women's basketball tournament and now it has a Top 10 ranking too. Ohio Northern clings its ranking after Saturday's dramatic win over Marietta and St. Benedict shows not all losses hurt you in the poll.
Winners of 18 consecutive games, Rose-Hulman enters the Top 25 for the first time in program history. Plus the gap between George Fox and Whitman narrows and Chicago inches toward the Top 10. Get the latest Top 25 ranking here.
The Maroons raced through the first leg of UAA play unbeaten and are 8-0 on the road. The weekends pale in comparison to the intensity Chicago's women bring to practice each week. More in Around the Central.
For the second year in a row, Katie McDaniels takes home the top honor on the D3hoops.com 2016-17 women's All-Central Region team. Chicago takes both the Coach of the Year honors for Carissa Sain Knoche and the Rookie of the Year honors for Miranda Burt.
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.
CHICAGO – Britta Nordstrom passed a major milestone with one of the best games of her career and the University of Chicago women's basketball team held on late to defeat Case Western Reserve University 87-74 on Friday evening.
Opening day in the UAA brought surprising results with Chicago and Case Western besting No. 5 Wash U. and No. 10 Carnegie Mellon. Elizabethtown pushed Scranton to the limit while SUNY Geneseo and Gustavus Adolphus stayed perfect.