1995 Division III men's basketball tournament

UW-Platteville head coach Bo Ryan had his troops at the ready, entering their third Division III championship round and they executed, taking home the Pioneers' second national championship with a 69-55 win over Manchester. With the win, the Pioneers became only the second team in Division III history to make it through the season undefeated. Platteville was led by senior guard Ernie Peavy.

Prior to the championship round, Peavy had dominated the Pioneers' competition, posting 124 points in the five games leading up to the championship match-up with Manchester. He continued his domination, scoring 17 points against the Spartans. The story of the game rested in defense. UW-Platteville used a relentless pressing defensive scheme to shut down Manchester's outside game and hold the Spartans to 39.8% shooting from the field.

Championship
Wisconsin-Platteville 69, Manchester 55
(at Buffalo, N.Y., att. 3,000) 

All-Tournament Team
Ernie Peavy, Wisconsin-Platteville (Most Outstanding Player)
Brad Knoy, Manchester
Kyle Hupfer, Manchester
Aaron Lancaster, Wisconsin-Platteville
Charles Grasty, Rowan

Third-Place Game
Rowan 105, Trinity (Conn.) 72

National Semifinals
Manchester 79, Rowan 66
Wisconsin-Platteville 82, Trinity (Conn.) 59

Sectional Finals
Trinity (Conn.) 90, Wilkes 85
Rowan 101, New Jersey Tech 87
Manchester 89, Illinois Wesleyan 82
Wisconsin-Platteville 99, Hampden-Sydney 85

Sectional Semifinals
Wilkes 91, Williams 89 (OT)
Trinity (Conn.) 79, Franklin & Marshall 58
Rowan 76, Geneseo State 64
New Jersey Tech 96, Hamilton 86
Illinois Wesleyan 67, Baldwin-Wallace 51
Manchester 84, Kenyon 65
Wisconsin-Platteville 82, Millsaps 68
Hampden-Sydney 77, Nebraska Wesleyan 75

Second Round
Williams 61, Massachusetts-Dartmouth 59
Wilkes 88, Goucher 70
Trinity (Conn.) 93, Salem State 90 (OT)
Franklin & Marshall 87, Cabrini 83
Geneseo State 71, Albany 70
Rowan 74, New York University 58
Hamilton 79, Buffalo State 64
New Jersey Tech 97, Jersey City State 86
Baldwin-Wallace 74, Wittenberg 70
Illinois Wesleyan 90, Washington (Mo.) 65
Kenyon 57, Wooster 55
Manchester 84, Hanover 79
Hampden-Sydney 105, Greensboro 75
Nebraska Wesleyan 120, St. Thomas 79
Millsaps 88, Maryville (Tenn.) 86 (2 OT)
Wisconsin-Platteville 100, Wisconsin-Whitewater 88

First Round
Massachusetts-Dartmouth 117, Salve Regina 77
Williams 80, Colby 66
Goucher 102, Lebanon Valley 91
Wilkes 70, Widener 60
Salem State 86, Tufts 80
Trinity (Conn.) 95, Babson 89
Cabrini 88, York (Pa.) 63
Franklin & Marshall 69, Muhlenberg 54
Geneseo State 74, Rochester Institute of Technology 53
Albany 92, St. John Fisher 84
Rowan 70, Montclair State 45
New York University 101, Hunter 71
Buffalo State 58, Elmira 49
Hamilton 92, Plattsburgh State 74
Jersey City State 109, Staten Island 91
New Jersey Tech 87, York (N.Y.) 70
Baldwin-Wallace 72, Hope 69
Wittenberg 62, Calvin 57
Illinois Wesleyan 115, Westminster (Mo.) 74
Washington (Mo.) 68, Beloit 60
Kenyon 74, Ohio Northern 72
Wooster 72, Heidelberg 64
Hanover 79, Wheaton (Ill.) 78
Manchester (Ind.) 93, Ripon 70
Hampden-Sydney 78, Christopher Newport 71
Greensboro 87, Oglethorpe 72
St. Thomas 62, Central 58
Nebraska Wesleyan 120, Simpson 79
Maryville (Tenn.) 77, Roanoke 76
Millsaps 79, Hendrix 67
Wisconsin-Whitewater 82, Pomona-Pitzer 70
Wisconsin-Platteville 99, St. John's 67

Jersey City State is now known as New Jersey City U.

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