It may be the offseason, but we are still hard at work keeping track of what is going on in Division III basketball. This month, hear from two coaches who made unexpected job changes plus we dive into what is going on in the MIAC. It is the May Edition (in early June) of the Hoopsville Podcast!
Michael Coppolino will move from Newburgh (N.Y.) where he led Mount St. Mary back to prominence in the Skyline to Newburg (Ore.) where he'll be charged with keeping George Fox as national title contenders.
Michael Meek has become the fifth Division III women's basketball head coach to jump directly to a Division I head coaching job in a little more than 24 months, as the George Fox coach will make a short trip to the University of Portland.
Marymount rallied from a four-point deficit to beat MIT while Trine and George Fox won their first round showdowns with ranked foes. Elsewhere Amherst's defense set a new record and Ithaca ousted SUNY Geneseo.
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.
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.
Last week's losses shake up this week's rankings as Marymount and George Fox return to the poll and Wisconsin Lutheran makes the Top 25 for the first time ever. How far did Bowdoin fall after losing to Amherst? How much did Chicago rise after winning at Rochester? Check the full list to find out.
If you’re a believer in recent history, the winner of Friday’s Whitman-George Fox game will win rest of its regular-season games. And if you're a George Fox fan, you're hoping the Bruins' balance carries the day. Nathan Ford has more in Around the West.
Rochester ended Thomas More's regular-season winning streak that lasted almost five years while Bowdoin handed St. Thomas its first regular-season loss in two years. Elsewhere Wisconsin Lutheran's most prominent basketball family had a big day and George Fox knocked off Trinity (Texas).
Regional rankings show teams moving around. Regular season games are wrapping up; conference tournaments are beginning. It is crunch time in Division III. On Hoopsville, Dave McHugh talks to teams that are either leading their conference or trying to shake things up as the season concludes. Almost all of them do not know if they will be playing in March. Watch the show On Demand.
In December Ryan Scott gave you his list of the top 10 point guards in Division III basketball. You suggested some others and so Ryan returns with 10 more elite point guards with several from teams that traditionally get less attention, like UC Santa Cruz.
The Thomas More women’s basketball program received sanctions and probation stemming from violations occurring in 2014, including revoking the program’s 2014-15 Division III women’s basketball national championship.
After leading George Fox to a national championship in 2009, Scott Rueck built Division I Oregon State from a team with just two players to a Final Four participant. In honor of his stellar season and in preparation for the weekend's festivities in Indianapolis, here is a link to our story on the Bruins' perfect run to the Division III title in 2009.
Three undefeated teams enter the 2016 NCAA tournament, including both of last year's national finalists. Is Scranton's return to glory complete? Can George Fox get back to the national semifinals without a home game? Can anyone stop Thomas More? Here's our best guess on those questions and more.
DePauw and FDU-Florham, which won national titles in 2013 and 2014, needed conference titles just to keep their seasons going on Saturday. Both got what they needed. Get that plus all the game results as dozens of automatic bids get handed out in our early women's roundup.
The No. 2-ranked George Fox women's basketball team hosted the Pirates of Whitworth University in the Northwest Conference Tournament semifinal, Thursday night, as the Bruins cruised to a 95-64 victory.
George Fox defended its home court against Whitman in a showdown of ranked NWC women's teams. On the men's side, No. 1 Whitworth's game against Willamette was a lot closer than their records would suggest while Emory knocked NYU off the unbeaten list. That and more in the Friday wrap.
St. Catherine and Conn College knocked off highly ranked foes while Sydney Moss made a record-breaking return to the court for Thomas More. Plus George Fox mounts an incredible comeback and York wins a battle of unbeatens. All that and more in our recap.
With four starters back, and yes, one of them being Sydney Moss, our voters didn't have to look far to find their preseason No. 1 team. But how does the rest of the poll shake out? The D3hoops.com women's basketball preseason Top 25 is in.
Thomas More ran through George Fox's press and ran away with the national championship, completing an undefeated season. Hours after being named Player of the Year, Sydney Moss notched the first triple-double of her career in the Saints' 83-63 victory.
Thomas More and George Fox are one game away from completing a dream season with each one standing in the way of the other. We talked with Saints' point guard Abby Owings and Bruins' forward Justine Benner about their semifinal victories and Saturday's championship game.
Before the national semifinalists meet on the court in Grand Rapids, they met the media off it. Watch all four press conferences recorded on Thursday at Calvin College to get ready for tonight's Final Four games.
Thomas More and George Fox won their national semifinal games setting up a battle of undefeated teams for the 2015 national title on Saturday night. It will be the first time that both national finalists are undefeated in the Division III tournament's 33-year history.
George Fox was picked to be in the Final Four -- the Final Four of the Northwest Conference, that is. But few thought the Bruins could return to the final weekend in 2015. Rob Knox has more in a Road to Grand Rapids feature.
Thomas More overpowered St. Thomas and George Fox led nearly wire-to-wire at Calvin. They will join Tufts who eliminated the defending champs and first-time Final Four entrant Montclair State in Grand Rapids next weekend. Here's the recap from the Elite 8.
The four undefeated teams advanced in different fashions, including George Fox beating Texas-Dallas in a nail biter, St. Thomas overcoming Hope and Thomas More exploding for 103 points against Wash U. All that and more from the women's sectional semifinals.
Hoopsville gets you ready for a weekend of sectionals! Dave McHugh talked to No. 20 St. John Fisher, No. 24 St. Olaf, Trinity (Conn.), and No. 8 UW-Stevens Point men's squads plus Eastern Connecticut and No. 11 Salisbury's women's teams. Watch the jam packed and extended show On Demand now!
The last two national champs had perfect seasons, and it could happen again with four undefeated teams in this year's field. But other teams are also title contenders, and there are 63 games to enjoy along the way. Here's our annual preview, complete with predictions ... guaranteed to displease.
No. 3 George Fox stayed perfect with a last second stop at Whitworth while the Chicago men stayed one step ahead of the pack in the UAA. Plus the Empire 8 has its playoff participants set on the women's side.