Around the Region

Division III is too big to be covered by just one columnist, so we've broken the country down into eight parts. Our writers file weekly columns covering their part of the country.

THE LINEUP
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Matt Noonan Andrew Lovell
Sarah Sommer Ryan Scott Greg Chandler Brian Lester Josh Smith Nathan Ford
Matt
Noonan
Andrew Lovell
Sarah
Sommer
Ryan
Scott
Greg Chandler Brian
Lester
Josh
Smith
Nathan
Ford
CCC, GNAC, LEC, MASCAC, NAC, NECC, NESCAC, NEWMAC E8, LL, NEAC, SUNYAC
CSAC, CUNYAC, MACF, NJAC, SKY CAC, CC, LAND, MACC AMCC, HCAC, MIAA, NCAC, OAC, PAC ASC, GSAC, ODAC, SAA, SCAC, USAC CCIW, MWC, NACC, SLIAC, WIAC IIAC, MIAC, NWC, SCIAC, UMAC, WIAC

2016-03-02 Long road to the tournament Brooklyn guard Chris McIllhatton was injured in last preseason, never got right and fell out of the rotation. But the Bulldogs have gotten a boost from him this time around and he has helped them to the NCAA Tournament.
2016-03-01 Looking to make a run Wheaton was less than enthused with its one-and-out appearance in the NCAA Tournament last year. The Thunder are looking to extend their roll a little longer this time around.
2016-03-01 Lycoming road tested and ready The Warriors faltered down the stretch and had to hold their breath just to get a bid in the conference tournament. Then, the fifth seed went and won the MACC, overcoming adversity along the way. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
2016-03-01 Off the bench, into the tournament Midway through the season, Denison coach Bob Ghiloni made the difficult decision to send one of his top players to the bench. David Meurer accepted his new role and responded by leading the Big Red to its second ever NCAC tournament title. More in Around the Great Lakes.
2016-03-02 Hawks hold on for at least one more game New Paltz has relied on depth out of necessity this season, and the Hawks' undefined roles have led them back to the NCAA tournament. Adversity has also helped forge tight bonds, and this team wants to stay together as long as possible. More in Around the East.
2016-03-02 Wheelock upset bid falls short Clinging to a one-point lead late in the final session of an early December contest against Regis, the Wheelock women’s basketball team was seven seconds away from upsetting the eventual New England Collegiate Conference regular season and conference champions.
2016-02-24 George Fox fights its way to 25-0 A little early-season adversity was just a minor hiccup for the George Fox women, as the Bruins learned what kind of fight they had and rolled from there.
2016-03-01 A most welcome return Hardin-Simmons coach Craig Carse was sidelined for all but three regular season games due to health issues. He returned just in time to lead the Cowboys to a conference tournament title and has his team ready for NCAA tournament play. More in Around the South.