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Penn State-Berks brings in former D-II coachRich Miller, who coached Mansfield for nine seasons, will be the third head coach for Penn State-Berks as a Division III member.
Mount Aloysius moves men's assistant overBrian Giesler, a 2015 grad of Grove City and a men's basketball assistant at Mount Aloysius, was hired to be head coach of the Mount Aloysius women's basketball team.
McGarvey returns to Division IIIMike McGarvey, a long-time assistant coach at Colgate and a two-time D3hoops.com All-America selection, is taking over the head men's coaching position at Lycoming.
Staten Island women's coach steps downAfter six seasons as head coach, including three of them with more than 20 victories, Tim Shanahan is leaving his position as head women's basketball coach at Staten Island.
Brooks is Cortland's women's basketball pickJacey Brooks, a former SUNYAC all-conference pick and an 11-year Division I assistant coach, is returning to New York as the head women's basketball coach at Cortland.
Meredith eventually makes Quick decisionMore than four months after the position became open, Meredith hired former UNC Tar Heel, pro basketball player and D-II assistant coach Laquanda Barksdale Quick as its new head coach.
Lambert announces 2018-19 will be final year coaching MaryvilleRandy Lambert, who has been coaching Maryville for 38 seasons, has announced that No. 39 will be his last. The school announced that a succession plan is in place as well.
NJCU introduces Devaney as head women's coachFormer NJCU men's basketball player and women's assistant coach Patrick Devaney will be the Gothic Knights' new women's head coach.
Glynn goes to RICTom Glynn helped Nichols become a perennial conference title contender in the CCC. Now he'll try to do the same in the Little East with Rhode Island College.
Jean-Baptiste promoted to interim men's coachJeff Jean-Baptiste was promoted to interim head men's basketball coach at Brooklyn College following one season as associate head coach. He replaces fellow Brooklyn alum, Rich Micallef, after four seasons at the helm of the program.
Curry names Miseri alum as new head coachJoe Busacca, who played at Misericordia and coached at Manhattanville, will take over a Curry program that finished last season on a 23-game losing streak.
St. Mary's Pollari heads to D-IIAfter three seasons atop the women's program at St. Mary's (Minn.), Brent Pollari stepped down to take the head coaching job at Wayne State.
McNeese assistant comes to Division IIIMatt LeBato will be getting his first experience within NCAA Division III as he takes over the women's basketball program at Louisiana College.
Western Connecticut finally fills positionAfter two seasons with an interim head coach, Western Connecticut is finally moving forward in men's basketball, and hired Guy Rancourt away from Lycoming to do so.
Lawson named men's basketball coach at EmmanuelFollowing a national search, Emmanuel has appointed Danny Lawson as head men's basketball coach. Most recently an assistant coach at Endicott, Lawson becomes just the third head coach in the program's 17-year history.
Lewis & Clark coach heads to MacalesterAfter two seasons as head women's basketball coach at Lewis & Clark, Pamela Findlay is taking over at Macalester, meaning both Lewis & Clark head basketball coaching positions are turning over this offseason.
Alum returns to coach NYUMeg Barber, who was named to D3hoops.com's first All-Region team as a senior in 2002, has spent the past decade-plus as a Division I assistant and will return to New York University to coach her alma mater.
New blood comes in at Worcester StateA former Division III player and assistant coach, Tyler Hundley will take over for Dave Lindberg, whose 24-year career ended with a 3-22 season.
Baruch names head women's coachMichael Kotrozos becomes the sixth head coach in the history of the Baruch women's basketball program. Kotrozos spent the 2016-17 season as an assistant coach. He was also previously on the staff during the exciting CUNYAC championship and NCAA Tournament 2014-15 season.
Lancaster Bible makes its hireAndrew Wingreen, who spent a year as an assistant at Rockford and several as an assistant at Bob Jones, will be Lancaster Bible's new men's basketball coach after its second coaching change in three years.
Vassar's decision? Pick MeeFormer Division III basketball player and recent Davidson men's basketball assistant coach Ryan Mee will see if he can make Vassar competitive on a long-term basis.
Gissendanner returns to RedhawksAfter spending a season as a Division I assistant coach, Kamela Gissendanner has returned to La Roche where she led the Redhawks to five consecutive AMCC titles.
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Wilmington assistant moves to DefianceAllan King, who has spent the past six seasons as an assistant coach at Wilmington, is returning to the Division III head coaching ranks at Defiance.
Former assistant returns as Clarks Summit head coachBrian Deschaine, who was an assistant coach at then-Baptist Bible from 2006-07, has returned to Clarks Summit as the men's basketball head coach.
Howard Payne names new women's coachHoward Payne tabbed UT-Rio Grande Valley assistant Yannick Denson as its new head women's basketball coach. He replaces former D3hoops.com Player of the Year Meia Daniels-Netter, who stepped down in April.
Whitworth picks Williams assistant as new head coachJoial Griffith, who spent last season as an assistant to Pat Manning at Williams, will be Whitworth's new head women's basketball coach.
ATN: Homecoming coachesThis is the month that a lot of college students return home for the summer, and some coaches are also coming back home. Dagan Nelson has returned to NYU where he was once an assistant and Kendra Hassell has moved back to Hardin-Simmons where she was an All-American player. We spoke to both on this month's podcast.
Cortland coach moves to UT-TylerJeannette Mosher, who has been head women's basketball at Cortland for the past 20 seasons, will head to UT-Tyler to take over the Patriots program.
DeGeorge leaves for D-II jobAfter eight seasons as head coach at Rhodes, Mike DeGeorge is moving on to a Division II head coaching position.
Hall-Gregory departs NYULauren Hall-Gregory, who took over as head coach of the New York University women's basketball team prior to the 2012-13 season, has resigned after her wife took the head coaching job at Albany.
Chatham's first men's coach moves onAndrew Garcia, the first-ever head men's basketball coach at Chatham, has accepted a position as an assistant coach at Division I University of South Carolina Upstate.
Dominican announces Johnson's resignationDominican announced that Gabby Johnson has resigned from her position as the head women's basketball coach and assistant sports information director at the university. In leaving Dominican, Johnson has accepted a role with the women's basketball program at Division I Valparaiso.
Marian women's coach bids farewellAfter two seasons and seven victories, Lyndsey Seewald is out as Marian's women's coach, with the program promoting from within.
Southern Vermont coach gets D-I jobDan Engelstad, who led Southern Vermont to contention in one of the lowest-rated conferences in NCAA Division III men's basketball, has become the first Division III head men's basketball coach to go directly to a D-I job in the past three years.
Thomas men's coach hired at Penn CollegeGeoff Hensley has resigned as head men's basketball coach at Thomas in order to take another Division III men's basketball head coaching job.
Moskowitz hired as Alfred women's coachSUNY New Paltz assistant coach Mike Moskowitz has been hired as head coach at Alfred, where he inherits a women's basketball program which has won just eight games in the past three seasons.
Assistant promoted at Southern VirginiaGreg Winslow, who has been an assistant coach at Southern Virginia for the past two years and whose son, Kellen, plays for the Knights, has been promoted to head coach.
Juckem hired at Washington U.Pat Juckem, who coached UW-Oshkosh to the Division III Final Four this past season, is moving to a program that has been to the final weekend more than a couple of times.
Marian gives former pro first coaching jobDrake Diener, a former DePaul player who spent 12 years playing overseas, will begin his coaching career as a head coach as he takes over at his hometown's D-III school.
Woldeslassie returns to Macalester to coach men's basketballAbe Woldeslassie comes to Macalester following a two-year stint as an assistant coach at Siena, where he helped the Saints advance to the finals of the 2017 MAAC tournament.
Cole returns to D-III, SAAMitch Cole, who has spent the past seven years as a Division I assistant and used to be the head coach at Birmingham-Southern, is back in D-III as the new head coach at Berry.
Lesley men's coach resignsChris Giordano decided to step down after four seasons, the past two years being the most successful in the young Lesley men's basketball program's history.
Louisiana College coach takes job at McNeese StatePatrece Carter, a Louisiana College alumna and head women's basketball coach for the past four seasons, is taking an assistant coaching job in Division I.
Macciocco moves down the roadWilkes found its new women's basketball coach just a half-hour away, as Tara Macciocco moves from Marywood, where she has coached for the past 14 seasons.
Rhode Island College men's coach outHead men’s basketball coach Michael Byrnes will not continue his contract with Rhode Island College for the 2018-19 season. The Anchormen sank to an 8-18 finish this past season.
Brown returns to Frostburg StateSean Brown, who spent last year as the Pitt-Bradford men's head coach and the two previous years as the women's coach, will return to western Maryland to take over for his old boss, Webb Hatch.
Oberlin assistant moves westTim McCrory, an assistant coach at Oberlin since 2011, has been hired as head men's basketball coach at Lewis & Clark.
UW-Stout hires assistant from D-II champJim Lake, who has spent 10 years with Ferris State, including this season's national title team, will move west and take a crack at revitalizing the UW-Stout men's basketball program.
Ward returns to NEWMAC, as head coachJackie Ward was a graduate assistant at Smith two short seasons ago. Now, after two years as an assistant at Hartwick, she's coming back to the NEWMAC as the head coach at Mount Holyoke.
Schweer named head coach at Illinois CollegeSteve Schweer, a former player at Illinois Wesleyan and experienced Division III assistant coach, succeeds two long-time coaches as head men's basketball coach at Illinois College.
Geneseo coach gets call to move upScott Hemer, women's basketball coach at SUNY Geneseo, became the second Division III coach to get a Division I head coaching job this offseason. Hemer will head to Canisius.
Macalester coach returns to U. of MinnesotaKelly Roysland, a former assistant coach at the University of Minnesota, will be headed back there to serve as an assistant to new coach Lindsay Whalen.
Thomas More goes across river for coachThomas More went across the Ohio River to grab its next head men's basketball coach as the Saints tabbed Mount St. Joseph assistant Justin Ray to lead their program.
Thomas More admitted to NAIAUnable to find any Division III conference willing to take the one-time* women's basketball national champion as a member, Thomas More will be in position to leave the NCAA altogether in the fall of 2019.
Woldt chosen to lead Lawrence women's basketball programRiley Woldt has been selected as Lawrence's new head women's basketball coach
Filzen tabbed as Lawrence men's basketball coachZach Filzen, head coach at Lancaster Bible for the past three seasons, is moving to the midwest, taking over the Lawrence men's basketball program.
Netter submits resignation at Howard PayneMeia Netter, who led Howard Payne to the national title and was the 2008 D3hoops.com Player of the Year as a senior, spent five years as head coach at her alma mater.
Pacific women hire NWC assistant, tooPacific had interim head coaches in both men's and women's basketball this season, and today they replaced them both with assistants from other NWC schools.
Pine Manor coach moves to DeanAlycia Gervais, a two-time D3hoops.com All-Region pick and head coach at Pine Manor, is making the 36-mile shift to Dean, a Division III provisional member school.
Puget Sound coach moves to PacificAfter 12 seasons as head coach of the Puget Sound men's basketball program, Justin Lunt announced that he is resigning from his post with the Loggers. Lunt has accepted the head coaching position at Pacific.
D-I staffer hired at UW-StoutHannah Quilling-Iverson, who has been director of player development and director of basketball operations at two stops over the past three seasons, is the new head women's basketball coach at UW-Stout.
Gettysburg to hire DunneB.J. Dunne, who was the youngest head men's basketball coach in the NCAA when he was hired as head coach at Vassar five seasons ago, will be named head coach at Gettysburg.
Buena Vista names Lorensen as new men's coachBVU has announced that Todd Lorensen has been hired as its next head men's basketball coach, pending successful completion of a standard background check. Lorensen coached at Southwestern Community College in Iowa, leading the program to a NJCAA national title and a third-place finish the past two years.
LeVangie out at CurryEnding the season on a 23-game losing streak, Matt LeVangie is no longer head men's basketball coach at Curry.
Higgs steps down at WhitworthHelen Higgs, the winningest and longest serving women’s basketball coach in Whitworth history, has elected to step down from that position following her 24th season with the Pirates.
Mount Ida closing up shopMount Ida announced it is ceasing operations this spring, leaving student-athletes scrambling to transfer weeks before the end of the school year, and leaving a hole in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference. More on D3sports.com.
New Chatham coach comes from D-IDavid Saur started his career as an undergrad at Thiel, but has coached at multiple Division I schools before getting his first head coaching job, at Chatham.
Meehan out amid allegations at BrandeisBrian Meehan's run as men's basketball coach at Brandeis is over after explosive allegations and an internal investigation regarding racially based harassment.
Longtime Emmanuel men's coach steps downJamahl Jackson wasn't the first head men's basketball coach at Emmanuel, but he has been the head coach for 14 of the program's 17 seasons, leading the Saints to a 148-222 record, including nine consecutive losing campaigns.
Alma men's assistant takes over women's coaching spotRyan Clark, who has served as the assistant men's basketball coach at Alma since 2012, has been promoted to the position of head coach of the Scots' women's basketball program.
Covenant names Bareford head women's coachAfter a national search, the Covenant women's basketball program has a new head coach as director of athletics Tim Sceggel has named Skylar Bareford the eighth head coach in program history.
MacMurray brings on new women's coachChad Harmon, who has experience in Division III and elsewhere, will be taking over the Highlanders women's basketball program.
Rebsom to lead Aurora women’s basketball programAurora announced that Ryan Rebsom will be the 18th head coach of the Spartan women's basketball program. He assumes the duties from Brittany Carper, who stepped away from coaching earlier this month. 
Medgar Evers shuffles againDelroy Ennis is out after three years as Medgar Evers head women's coach as the program continues to search for someone who can get it out of the CUNYAC basement.
McLean out as coach at AlfredAfter eight wins in three seasons, Monique McLean, a former player at St. John's (N.Y.), is out as women's basketball coach at Alfred.
Hassell returns to alma materKendra Hassell, a member of the Hardin-Simmons athletics Hall of Fame and a two-time D3hoops.com first team All-America selection, is returning to HSU as women's basketball head coach.
Mitchell moves to Division IFDU-Florham coach Marc Mitchell, who coached the Devils to the 2014 Division III women's basketball national title, is staying in-state but moving up to Division I, taking over at St. Peter's.
Thomas More to head into unknown with new coachDrew Cooper led the Thomas More men's basketball coach to the PAC title and the NCAA Tournament. But the Saints will be without a conference next season, and now they're without a coach.
Hoopsville Season FinaleThe 2017-18 season is over. Champions have been crowned. But there is still one final Hoopsville. Join Dave McHugh and guests as we wrap up an incredible season, look ahead to a busy offseason, and dream of what the next season may be. You can watch Hoopsville On Demand (or listen to the podcast) here:
Lewis & Clark alum, head coach outDinari Foreman will not return after seven seasons as head coach. The 1995 grad of Lewis & Clark had been on staff for the Pioneers since 2001.
Mark Edwards announces his retirementWinner of 685 games over 37 seasons, Mark Edwards led his alma mater's men's basketball program from obscurity to two Division III national championships. He's announcing his retirement.
Meet the new boss, same as the old bossAmherst 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.
2018 D3hoops.com men's All-America teamThe 2018 D3hoops.com All-America team was announced in Salem, Virginia, on Saturday afternoon. Here's the full list, with Player of the Year, Coach of the Year and the national Rookie of the Year as well.
2018 D3hoops.com women's All-AmericansOf 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.
Old friend comes back for Salem finaleNebraska Wesleyan finished as national runner-up here in Salem back in 1997, finishing a run of four trips to the Division III Final Four. And on the fifth trip, the Prairie Wolves picked up the ultimate trophy: Walnut and Bronze. Ryan Scott with more from Salem.
Amherst goes back-to-backAmherst 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.
Oshkosh, NWU book trip to title gameUW-Oshkosh became the fifth Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference team to play in the Division III national championship game, while Nebraska Wesleyan knocked off Springfield in overtime to return to the title game for the first time in 21 years. 
Mammoths march into title gameAmherst'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.
Polar Bears plow through WartburgBowdoin shot 50 percent from the floor, drilled 10 three pointers and didn't miss a free throw in a 90-62 dominating performance against previously unbeaten Wartburg. Abby Kelly led the way with 23 points for the Polar Bears.
Making Nebraska Wesleyan clickNate Schimonitz was nearly lost for the season in Nebraska Wesleyan's preseason exhibition, and with him, the Prairie Wolves' hopes. They lost two of four games after his return, but they've won 16 of 17 since. More in a Road to Salem feature.
A shift in focus leads Oshkosh to semifinalsUW-Oshkosh got past some of its regular-season issues and used that to get past four playoff opponents as well to qualify for the Division III men's basketball Final Four for the first time. More in a Road to Salem feature.
Talking about defense, not a title defenseAmherst'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.
Getting a second chanceThe young girl in the ballcap was a huge Bowdoin women's basketball fan as an 8-year-old as the Polar Bears went to the 2004 Final Four. But she wasn't able to make the trip. This year she will, however, since she'll be playing. More in a Road to Rochester feature.
NABC All-Star Game rosters announcedHere are the 20 Division III men's basketball seniors who will be going to Salem to participate in the 2018 Reese’s® Division III College All-Star game.
Roadrunners have unfinished businessLast season Ramapo was supposed to make a deep NCAA Tournament run, but lost in the second round. This year the Roadrunners are on the road to Salem, despite playing higher ranked foes the last three games. What keyed the turnaround? Ryan Scott explores in our next Road to Salem feature.
Emory removes Jackson's interim tagEmory University Athletics Director Dr. Michael Vienna has announced Misha Jackson’s appointment as head women's basketball coach.
All-Region teams announcedThe D3hoops.com All-Region teams are in, based on more than 680 nominations. It's the 17th season we've chosen the best players in each region in Division III basketball.
Coaching CarouselA former D3hoops.com Player of the Year is getting a head coaching job for the first time, and returning to her old conference. The carousel keeps turning as the Final Four approaches.
Former D3hoops.com player of the year gets head coach jobOlivia Lett, the 2012 D3hoops.com Player of the Year at Illinois Wesleyan, will be returning to the CCIW as a head coach.
Never giving upWhether it’s an individual NCAA Tournament game or the season itself, Springfield has proven that it simply cannot be counted out. Even when they are down three and the opponent is at the foul line with three seconds left. Ryan Scott has more in a Road to Salem feature.
Saints found their roles, then started rollingThis is a different Thomas More team than last year's and different from the 2016 title team. Once this group started to fit together, the wins started piling up. There are some common threads bonding the past with the present. More in a Road to Rochester feature.
Culture change has Wartburg two wins from title"These girls aren’t only my teammates, but they are all my friends. I deeply care about each and every one of them." That's how Morgan Neuendorf described her team after Saturday's win, but it's how they got there that's the story. More in a Road to Rochester feature.
Crazy season results in unexpected Final FourOne of the last teams in the field was the first team to punch a ticket to Salem, while Ramapo ended the NJAC's Final Four drought, Nebraska Wesleyan steamrolled the No. 1 team out and UW-Oshkosh won in overtime.
Chalk one up for chalkThe 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.
NWU moves on in final seconds; Springfield in OTNate Schimonitz scored with 3.1 seconds left in the game to win at UW-Platteville, while Springfield defeated Hamilton in overtime to advance to the Elite Eight in thrilling games.
NESCAC sweeps through Sweet 16The 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.
Alverno promotes from withinNancy Osborne, a 2015 grad of Mount Union and a two-year assistant under Jessica Ott at Alverno, will be taking over the program going forward.
Aurora's Carper to step downAurora head women's basketball coach Brittany Carper announced she will step down from her position at the helm of the Spartan program after five years.
Nance, Myers win All-Star Game final voteIn the end, it was a three-man race for two spots in the NABC's All-Star event, and the two who ran away with the voting received more than 100,000 votes combined. Here's who the fans chose for the 2018 Reese’s® Division III College All-Star Game.
Rogers resigns as Berry men’s coachBerry entered the SAA conference tournament 8-17, won three games to advance to the NCAA Tournament and finished 11-18. And after that surprise finish, Jeff Rogers is out as the Vikings' head coach.
Bonacum following his shotLast season Thomas Bonacum hit a half-court heave to give Ramapo a dramatic win over New Jersey City in the NJAC tournament. What followed that shot was elation, pain, disappointment and now resolve. Sarah Sommer explains in a Road to Salem feature.
Saints hit the road for revengeThe Get Back fueled Thomas More to another sectional appearance. After last year's stunning loss to Hope at home, the Saints now have a chance to get back in more ways than one. Adam Turer has more on the Road to Rochester.
North Park assistant hired at Concordia-ChicagoConcordia-Chicago has appointed Lauren Rosengarden as head coach for its women's basketball program. Rosengarden succeeds Rusty Rogers, who has announced his retirement after coaching the team for the past four seasons.
Prairie Wolves learning as they goIf you're going to play basketball at Nebraska Wesleyan, you're going to run. And you're going to learn about conditioning. And this year you're going to win, at least so far. Nathan Ford schools us on the Prairie Wolves.
Nesci retires as NYU men's basketball coachNew York University men's basketball coach Joe Nesci announced his retirement, effective immediately. On the job since the middle of the 1988-89 season, Nesci has coached more games (782) and recorded more victories (512) than anyone else in program history.
All-Star voting returns to D3hoops.comStarting at noon ET on Tuesday, fans can cast an online ballot to choose two players to participate in the 2018 Reese’s Division III College All-Star Game, taking place at the Final Four.
Back on trackAt the beginning of the season, MIT served notice that it would be a force to contend with, as it battled Harvard to the wire. The Engineers haven't looked like that team the entire season, but they have made the Sweet 16, and they might be getting a key piece back. More in a Road to Salem feature by Ryan Scott.
Hoopsville: Wacky WeekendWith parity comes unexpected outcomes. We've been saying it for most of the year. On Sunday night's Hoopsville, Dave talks to a number of programs that escaped a wild and wacky opening weekend. You can watch the show On Demand or listen to the podcasts by clicking here:
Whitman holds off Claremont in OTClaremont-Mudd-Scripps narrowly missed eliminating the top two teams in the country from the NCAA Tournament on consecutive nights as top-ranked Whitman held off the Stags in overtime, 89-84. The last game of the night is our feature Game of the Night.
Saturday men: Home is where the hurt isSo much for home court advantage. Road teams won by small margins (Ramapo and Hamilton) and large (Swarthmore and Middlebury). Here's the recap of the second round of NCAA Tournament action.
RIT punches its first ticket to Sweet 16RIT scored late and held on against a final shot to defeat host TCNJ and advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time in the 31-year history of the program.
Five hosts knocked out in second roundIn addition to TCNJ, UW-Whitewater, Texas-Dallas, Illinois Wesleyan and Randolph-Macon bit the dust, while St. Thomas survived a tough battle and Amherst found the second round a little bit tougher than the first.
RIT advances to Sweet 16 with win at TCNJRIT scored late and held on against a final shot to defeat host TCNJ and advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time in the 31-year history of the program.
Jensen has interim tag removedWhen longtime Whittier coach Rock Carter left his position back in April, Mark Jensen was promoted on an interim basis. He'll continue.
Alluf not suited up for YeshivaAfter allegations were raised regarding the eligibility of Bar Alluf, Yeshiva elected to hold him out of Friday's NCAA Tournament game vs. York (Pa.).
Aurora upsets Wash U. with buzzer beaterAfter Wash U. tied the game with 1.6 seconds left, Aurora's Max Vickers unleashed a 75-foot pass from out of bounds that Marcus Myers corralled and launched a jumper from the wing for the game-winner as time expired.
Whitworth, St. John's knocked outClaremont-Mudd-Scripps made the No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup disappear into thin air, Bethany Lutheran knocked St. John's out of the tournament, Cabrini won in the closing seconds and Augustana rallied past the System in a wild opening round to the 2018 Division III NCAA Tournament. 
ETBU has tourney debut to rememberYou can't spell debut without ETBU, and in its first-ever NCAA Tournament game, East Texas Baptist overcame a six-point halftime deficit and knocked off No. 19 Whitman 65-59.
First round: Saints rally, Thunder rollMarymount 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.
No. 17 Saints gear up for NCAA first-round tilt against MITThe No. 17 Marymount women's basketball team enters its 20th NCAA Tournament on Friday evening, taking on MIT in the opening round at the University of Rochester at 5 p.m. It's the first time in program history the two teams have squared off. 
Hoopsville: Tourney Tip-OffThe NCAA Tournaments are about to begin... but not without a final word from Hoopsville! Watch the show On Demand, or listen to the podcast, as Dave talks to a number of guests and provides final thoughts before the tournaments tip off. It is a jam-packed show worth spending some time watching here:
Chonko resigns as Cowgirls' coachHardin-Simmons' head women's basketball coach Melanie Chonko has resigned her position effective immediately. Chonko recently completed her fifth season at the helm of her alma mater.
Stockton coach retires after 410 winsJoe Fussner has spent 26 seasons in three separate stints as the head women's basketball coach at Stockton State, Richard Stockton and Stockton. It appears this stint is the last.
Heery steps down at WilkesAfter seven years as head coach at Wilkes, Chris Heery steps down. The Colonels have won more than six games just twice in those seven seasons.
Women's tournament previewThe 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.
Two-sport stars light Wartburg universeSearch for the accolades of a player in the Wartburg women’s basketball team’s formidable starting lineup and you might have to clarify the sport. Because it could be soccer, or volleyball, or softball. More in a Road to Rochester feature.
Westfield State draws tall task in Tufts in opening round“We have a great team, and a lot of our players have been in the NCAA Tournament before,” says Westfield State head coach Andrea Bertini. “We are well prepared physically, and we have a mentally tough group."
Ozarks coach Ramsey announces retirementUniversity of the Ozarks head women's basketball coach Carl Ramsey has announced his retirement after coaching nearly 40 years in the Clarksville, Arkansas, area.
Whittle resigns at MacalesterTim Whittle, who was an assistant under Mark Edwards during Washington U.'s back-to-back national title season, resigned his position as head men's coach at Macalester.
2018 men's tournament previewRyan Scott has taken you Around the Nation throughout the season and now he's ready to take you on to the Road to Salem, one last time. Our annual preview gets you ready for the 2018 NCAA Tournament with predictions on who will advance through each pod this weekend.
Yeshiva embracing the spotlightThe Maccabees made history by earning the program's first NCAA Tournament berth. The team has silenced its doubters and is enjoying the support of the world's Jewish community. Adam Turer has more in a Road to Salem feature.
Record season continues for Bullets in NCAAsGETTYSBURG, Pa. – A record-breaking season continues for the Gettysburg College women's basketball team as it marches on to the first round of the NCAA Division III Championship to face Albright College this Friday at 5 p.m. inside the Panzer Athletic Center on the campus of Montclair State University.
Caputo retires from Southern VirginiaAfter coaching over 700 contests across multiple sports in two decades and wrapping up an 11-14 men's basketball season, Southern Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Caputo has announced his retirement from coaching.
Take the bracket challenge!Our friends at d3photography.com are doing their annual bracket challenge once again this year. Make sure to enter by Friday to test your D-III knowledge against the nation!
Jostens Trophy finalists announcedThe Salem Rotary Club announced the 20 finalists for Division III's premier award recognizing excellence on and off the court. The men's and women's award winner will be introduced on Thursday, March 15.
No. 6 Emory hosts Berry in NCAA D-III tourney openerThe Emory men's basketball program will be one of 64 teams vying for the 2018 NCAA Division III national title, and will host the opening two rounds of the postseason this weekend at the Woodruff PE Center on the Emory campus.
Hoopsville Special: Bracket BreakdownThe brackets are out! Now time to answer questions and give our first-look reactions. On this Hoopsville Special, Dave McHugh reacted and answered your questions to the NCAA tournament brackets. We also heared from one of the committee chairs.
Men's top 25 poll releasedIt's no longer unanimous but Whitman is still No. 1 in the country, even after Saturday night's loss to Whitworth in the NWC finals. The Pirates move up to second followed by three more Ws. Here are your rankings entering the NCAA Tournament.
Women's top 25 poll releasedThe last Top 25 poll before the NCAA Tournament begins on Friday has the first appearance of the season for Centennial champions Gettysburg, the return of Montclair State and Trinity (Texas) and the rise of Scranton into the Top 10.
Who's in? Our projected women's bracketIt's an anxious time for the teams hoping for one of the 21 at-large bids to the NCAA Division III women's basketball tournament. Here are the 21 teams that we would pick and how we'd bracket them in our annual bracket projection.
Hoopsville: Selection SundayThe regular season is done. Teams have wrapped up automatic bids, but who may get selected to join them? Tune in to a Hoopsville Special as Dave and his panel figure out who may be in or left out. The show will also include interviews with programs who have qualified. The show is available On Demand:
Nobody's perfectAt least not this year in Division III men's basketball. Whitworth made certain of that when Kyle Roach hit a three at the buzzer to beat Whitman in the NWC title game. More coverage of that game courtesy of Whitworth University
Who's in? Our projected men's bracketWe picked our projected teams live on Hoopsville tonight. Who do we think gets in? How will the NCAA pair them up? We've got a suggestion here in our projected 2018 Division III men's basketball NCAA Tournament bracket.
Great Scot: Lambert reaches 700 winsRandy Lambert got his 700th win in style as Maryville rallied past Methodist 70-66 in the USA South Conference tournament semifinals. Recap and art work courtesy of Maryville College.
Men: Bubbles mostly preserved...so farBubble teams could breathe a little easier after Ramapo, Wittenberg and Plattsburgh State took care of business on Saturday afternoon. Plus it was a banner day for Bethany Lutheran, Greenville and New England College which are headed to the Tournament for the first time ever.
Saturday women: Worth the waitThe third time was the charm for Marietta against Ohio Northern in the OAC title game, while Chapman, Scranton and Hope won their tourneys in overtime. Plus East Texas Baptist, Mass-Boston and Oberlin are going to the NCAA Tournament for the first time ever.
Who's in the men's tournament?All the hardware from the conference tournaments has been handed out and so have the at-large bids. If you missed anything from the 2018 conference playoffs, here's your one-stop shop on everything that happened.
Friday: Bulldogs in, at-large pool fillsBrooklyn captured the first of 84 automatic bids to be handed out this weekend, then the Montclair State women and Staten Island men followed shortly after that. Elsewhere twin upsets in the MIAC will pop someone else's bubble elsewhere and Eastern Mennonite kept going for Kirby.
Hoopsville: Conference BidsWin or the chances of your season ending are higher than it continuing. Plain and simple. Conference automatic bids to the NCAA tournament are on the line. It is make or break. Watch, or listen, to the Thursday's edition of Hoopsville On Demand as Dave and guests preview the final days of the regular season.
Wednesday: Holding on at homeMoravian, Ramapo and Lebanon Valley held on for overtime wins at home in their conference tournaments while UW-Oshkosh held off UW-La Crosse to advance in the WIAC tournament. Get the recap from the second full day of conference playoff action.
Thursday: Blues, Blazers bouncedWillamette beat Whitman for the second time in a week, this time knocking the Blues out of the NWC tournament while Gustavus Adolphus ousted St. Benedict in the MIAC. On the men's side Ohio Northern sent Marietta to the pool of at-large hopefuls.
Campbell stepping away from Meredith coaching roleMelinda Campbell has been a coach since 1992 and has coached basketball at Meredith since 2009. She will return to a full-time academic role.
Rectenwald resigns from head coaching positionChatham head women's basketball coach Sandy Rectenwald has announced her resignation after seven seasons due to family reasons.
Harris steps down as head coach at CovenantCovenant head women's basketball coach Sarah Harris has announced that she is stepping down from her position after five seasons at the helm of the program. She completed her fifth year as head coach in 2017-18 and the Scots put together their most successful season.
UW-Stout changing both men's and women's coachesEddie Andrist and Mark Thomas will each not return as head coaches after long careers at UW-Stout.
Tuesday: Last chance to danceEarlier this season Wartburg, Skidmore and Ohio Wesleyan were ranked in the Top 25. Tonight they started their conference tournaments with wins, keeping alive their last chance to make the NCAA Tournament. It's our first recap of the playoff season.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 21st season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Worrell announces retirement from Illinois CollegeIllinois College head men's basketball coach Mike Worrell has announced his retirement after 22 seasons and more than 500 games in charge of the Blueboys.
Penn College coach out in season's final weekRyan Callahan spent just short of three seasons as Penn College's head coach, resigning with one game left in the Wildcats' season.
Saturday women: Winner take someThe automatic bids to the NCAA Tournament are the real prize, and they'll be up for grabs next week. But Ohio Northern, St. Thomas and FDU-Florham clinched the top spots for the upcoming playoffs with wins on Saturday.
Assistant to replace Dean at Eastern MennoniteIn January, EMU coach Kirby Dean announced his 15th season as the head coach of the Royals would be his last. Late in the regular season, the athletic department announced its succession plan.
Kerans announces she's stepping down from coachingLori Kerans, who has coached Millikin women's basketball for 32 seasons, including the 2005 national championship, will step away from her coaching role at the end of the season.
Petrie to retire from GettysburgAfter 45 years, 29 as head coach of men's basketball, George Petrie is heading for retirement at the end of Gettysburg's season.
Whitworth not asking what ifWhat if the refs had made a different call at the end of Whitworth's last-second loss to Whitman? What if the Pirates hadn't lost one of their best players to a season-ending injury? Don't bother asking Whitworth these questions because the Pirates are charting their course toward another NCAA Tournament.
Turnaround has TCNJ poised for postseason playLast season TCNJ needed to beat Rutgers-Newark in the regular season finale to make the NJAC playoffs, and didn't. The Lions close the regular season against Rutgers-Newark tonight, but they are a better team in a better position with postseason play guaranteed.
Springer providing bounce off the benchWhen Messiah lost starting forward Alecia Rohrer to injury early in the season, Leah Springer stepped in and led the team to a 9-0 start. Now Rohrer is back and Springer comes off the bench to give the Falcons a potent low-post scoring punch.
AMCAT sophomore ties recordMike Rapoza went 18-for-18 in Anna Maria's 102-84 win over Mount Idea on Tuesday night, tying the Division III men's basketball record held by two others for single-game field goal percentage. Game recap courtesy of Mount Ida.
Turnaround has TCNJ poised for postseason playLast season TCNJ needed to beat Rutgers-Newark in the regular season finale to make the NJAC playoffs, and didn't. The Lions close the regular season against Rutgers-Newark tonight, but they are a better team in a better position with postseason play guaranteed. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
Second men's regional rankings releasedThe NCAA men's basketball regional advisory committees released their second set of rankings. Here's the full list.
Second women's regional rankings releasedDePauw is one of nine teams with zero or one losses in Division III ranked in this week's regional rankings. Check out the full list.
Men's wrapup: Witt falls again, and Witt's not aloneWittenberg lost for the second time after a 22-0 start, the top-ranked team in the Atlantic lost by 21, a newly minted regionally ranked team lost at home by 18 and a ranking hopeful lost at home after coughing up a 23-point lead in Wednesday's Division III men's basketball action.
Women's wrapup: Ali 2k; Wartburg survivesCoe's shot at the buzzer did not fall, allowing Wartburg to escape unbeaten, while Ali Rinfrette reached the 2,000-point plateau, a conference tournament got underway and more in Wednesday's women's wrapup.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 21st season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Hoopsville: Wait What?!Wait... what?! How did... but they... wow.. Another crazy week(end) of Division III basketball leaves us more questions to answer, heads to scratch, and what-ifs to contemplate. Sunday night's episode of Hoopsville promises to ... hmm, maybe we shouldn't promise more than the show. Watch it On Demand, or listen to the podcast, right here:
Hoopsville: Sectional SurprisesThe championship weekends are set. Just eight teams remain for two titles. It is a who's who on the women's side. It is a, "wait who?" on the men's side. On Sunday night's Hoopsville, Dave and guests talk about the wild Sectionals Weekend and look ahead to Rochester and Salem. Catch up on the show On Demand or listen to the podcast here:
Who's in the women's tournament?The 2018 NCAA Tournament had Yeowomen, Stormy Petrels, Gorloks, Monks, Maroons, Beacons, Thoroughbreds and two undefeated teams. Here's the full list of 64 participants, including at-large bid recipients.
Mammoth weekend includes Hixon milestoneAmherst started the weekend two games out of first in the NESCAC and finished it with hosting rights for the upcoming playoffs. The Mammoths followed Friday's win over Williams by beating No. 5 Middlebury, and David Hixon picked up his 800th win in the process.
Men: Seven ranked teams upset Saturday afternoonWittenberg? No longer unbeaten. Middlebury? Fell again. MIT? Still reeling. Plus Swarthmore went down in double overtime, Lyco lost its third in four games, York fell at home and the top 10 didn't agree with Eastern Connecticut so much. More in the wrapup.
Saturday women: Let's wrap this upNo. 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.
Committee finds strength in numbersThe job of building the NCAA men's and women's basketball tournament brackets falls on the shoulders of 16 coaches and administrators who volunteer their time, despite often having their own teams to lead. Ryan Scott takes you inside their process in this week's Around the Nation.
Fifty isn't nifty enough for SuperiorAsk the UW-Superior women's basketball team how many conference games they've won in a row, and the answer might surprise you. They don't know. That's because the Yellowjackets are more focused on the winning at least one game in the NCAA Tournament. Nathan Ford has more in Around the West.
Hoopsville: Sectionals PreviewThe Sectional Weekend has arrived. Who advances to the Championship Weekend? Plenty of basketball to determine that, but get an inside look at some of the teams in contention on Thursday's Hoopsville. For more information and to watch On Demand or listen to the podcast, click here:
Thursday: Number one with a BulletGettysburg erased an 11-point fourth quarter deficit and knocked off Muhlenberg 71-70 to sweep the regular season series from the Mules. The Bullets' win effectively wraps up the top spot in the Centennial Conference tournament. Game recap courtesy of Gettysburg College.
Sam's storySam Toney has followed up his stellar freshman season at New Jersey City with an even better sophomore campaign, but that's a only a small part of what makes his story special. Let Sam tell you what he's been through and where he wants to go in his own words. Video courtesy of New Jersey City University.
Improvement you can measure at LycoLycoming seniors Alex Newbold and Chris Wallace have taken a rigorous, measurable approach to improving their free throw shooting and their game overall. As a result of their leadership the Warriors are a markedly better team this year. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
Wednesday women: Titan fallA few hours after the NCAA released its first set of regional rankings, Wheaton (Ill.) and UW-Whitewater picked up big wins over Titan teams, guaranteeing the next set will look different. Plus Hope beat arch rival Calvin at the buzzer and Wartburg secured another IIAC title.
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Saturday men: Closing the gapRandolph-Macon moved into a tie for first in the ODAC with some help from Lynchburg while Albright and North Central (Ill.) gained ground on their conferences' leaders. Elsewhere Hope beat Calvin and the CSAC won bragging rights over the CUNYAC.
Saturday women: Slow your rollStockton snapped Montclair State's 17-game winning streak while Christopher Newport prevented Marymount from taking a two-game lead in the CAC. Elsewhere Scranton and Rose-Hulman kept their winning streaks going. That and more in today's recap.
Working for the weekendThe 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.
ATN: Public service powers Atlantic starsSUNY-Maritime center Patrick MacDonald is ready to embark on an exciting career after graduating. Staten Island's Tim Shanahan had a remarkable career before becoming a head coach. Their public service gives them a special kind of leadership and perspective on basketball.
Fourth time's the charm for TrinityPlaying its fourth consecutive ranked opponent, Trinity (Conn.) broke through for a victory when the Bantams handled No. 17 Wesleyan 73-60 on Friday night. Game recap courtesy of Trinity.
Versatile Olmscheid pushes Augsburg forwardGood news, MIAC fans. Your Olmscheid induced terror is almost at an end. After four years of Darrin at Concordia-Moorhead, younger brother Collin is nearing the end of his time at Augsburg. But he's making one last push for a MIAC tournament title.
5th Annual Hoopsville MarathonIt was the annual Hoopsville Marathon ... scheduled for 12-hours ... finished at 14-hours. Dave was joined by coaches, student-athletes, administrators, and other guests from around the country to not only prepare for the final month of the regular season, but also celebrate what makes the division and sport so great. Watch all, or any part, that you may have missed On Demand here.
Olmscheid doing it all for AugsburgGood news, MIAC fans. Your Olmscheid induced terror is almost at an end. After four years of Darrin at Concordia-Moorhead, younger brother Collin is nearing the end of his time at Augsburg. But he's making one last push for a MIAC tournament title.
Royals on the reboundThe Scranton men entered the season with lofty expectations and then crashed back to earth with a 2-8 start. After a seemingly innocuous non-conference game in December, the Royals have rebounded and find themselves right in the Landmark Conference race. Phil Soto-Ortiz has the story in Around the Mid-Altantic..
Wednesday wrap: Extra extrasBabson closed ground in the NEWMAC by beating No. 8 MIT in overtime while Muhlenberg upset Swarthmore and UW-River Falls edged UW-La Crosse in overtime. Elsewhere it was a record setting night at F&M and a rival-sweeping night for Stevens Point.
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Saturday women: Mammoths fend off Polar BearsNo. 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.
Yosinoff reaches another milestoneAndy Yosinoff, who is Division III women's basketball's active leader for coaching victories, became just the second coach ever at this level to win 800 games. His Saints rallied past Albertus Magnus on the road for the milestone win on Saturday.
Baines goes coast to coast for OxyEntering his sophomore season at Middlebury, something besides warmer weather was pulling Zach Baines to the west coast. He transferred to Occidental where he's led the surprising Tigers to first place in the SCIAC. Nathan Ford has more in Around the West.
All hail the Spartan goofballsA perfect record through 16 games. A Top 10 ranking. A season that has the makings of something historic at York College has been the product of a tight-knit culture and the leadership of three “goofballs.” Phil Soto-Ortiz explains in this week's Around the Mid-Atlantic.
Two sets of Tigers turning it upSomething fun is unfolding at East Texas Baptist, where the men's team is on the verge of matching last year's win total and the women's team has blown last year's mark away.
Wednesday wrap: On second thoughtAugustana, Montclair State and Hanover earned regular season splits in very different ways while Frostburg State shocked York (Pa.). In women's action Otterbein upset Marietta in overtime and Trine swept Calvin.
Pasaturo passes major milestoneStaten Island senior guard Christina Pasaturo scored the 2000th point of her career in the Dolphins' 84-57 win on Monday night. The All-American guard is the active career scoring leader for Division III women's basketball.
RIT takes down No. 25 SUNY GeneseoThe Tigers ended the Knights' 14-game win streak and snapped their own 14-game losing streak against SUNY Geneseo by beating them 79-76 at home. Game recap courtesy of Rochester Tech.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 21st season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Scheible gets 500 in styleRochester made Jim Scheible's 500th win a memorable one as Lauren Deming scored 35 points for the Yellowjackets in a come-from-behind win at NYU on Sunday afternoon. Game recap courtesy of the University of Rochester.
LaHaye wins No. 600 at Randolph-MaconCarroll LaHaye won her 600th game in style when the Yellow Jackets knocked off Lynchburg and moved into a three-way tie for first in the ODAC.
Saturday men: Panthers pounce, York bouncedNo. 16 Middlebury held off No. 11 Williams 70-66 and took over first in the NESCAC with help from Amherst. Mary Washington knocked York (Pa.) off the list of unbeatens and John Carroll rolled over Marietta. Stevens Point widened its lead in the WIAC race. Get the men's recap here.
Saturday women: Ranked and rollingNo. 13 St. Thomas asserted its dominance in the MIAC by trouncing St. Benedict while No. 17 Scranton and No. 20 Juniata took care of their Landmark Conference foes. Pending Sunday's results the Top 25 teams will finish the week with an almost flawless performance. Find out which ranked team stumbled in the day's recap.
ATN: Nothing lost in translation for GibbsJeff Gibbs was an undersized, overpowering forward who pushed Otterbein to the 2002 Division III national championship. Years later he's still grabbing boards and blocking shots in Japan. We check in with Division III basketball's version of Charles Barkley in Around the Nation.
Who is Claire Marburger?If you follow the IIAC, you might know her as Luther's All-American who transferred from Central. There is a lot more to her story that you probably don't know, including her battle with clinical depression. Claire has decided to tell that story to help others going through the same struggle.
Hoopsville: Taking the TurnIt is already midway through January and conference races are in full swing. This is also when we notice what teams are rising to the top or have risen and are proving their place. Teams are also taking the turn into the second half of conference play. Watch Hoopsville On Demand here.
Regis' record win streak snappedThe winning streak started in the CCC, lasted the entirety of Regis' membership in the NECC, and finally, Johnson & Wales humbled the Pride, beating Regis 77-68 in a GNAC game and ending the run at an NCAA-record 118 games.
Discipline and defense drive MarymountYou might say Marymount is old school, favoring repetition and drills in practice to build discipline and defense. The Saints have bought into Ashlee Rogers approach and are racking up wins. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
Youth movement fills Beacons with hopeThirteen of the 18 players on Mass-Boston's roster are in their first year of college. Despite that youth -- or maybe because of it-- the Beacons are sitting atop the Little East Conference. Matt Noonan has their story in Around the Northeast.
Wednesday: Pointed in the right directionUW-Stevens Point beat rival UW-Whitewater on the road to tighten its grip on first place in the WIAC while Williams and Swarthmore survived scares from their archrivals. Elsewhere the OAC remains chaotic, Wittenberg kept rolling and MIT started a big week on the wrong foot.
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Saturday women: Hope rises, Drew surprisesNo. 3 Hope defeated archrival Calvin to stay undefeated and Drew picked off previously beaten Juniata. Elsewhere Christopher Newport withstood a big rally by York (Pa.) and Rose-Hulman and Chapman extended their conference leads.
Friday: Mullins sets record at IthacaIthaca improved to 5-1 in the Liberty League and Jim Mullins set a new school record for career victories as the Bombers took down St. Lawrence. Plus Hamilton stayed unbeaten and the Whitman women won their showdown with George Fox.
Hoopsville: Midway PointIt has already arrived. We are basically midway through the regular season and now the difficult questions start to be asked. Who can maintain the momentum and who will find their footing for a second-half run. Thursday night on Hoopsville, Dave tries to look into the crystal ball and read the tea leaves. Show starts at 7pm ET right here.
ATN: On the move to find their grooveChoosing a college is one of the most important decisions in a college athlete's life. What happens when that first choice ends up not being the best fit for academic, athletic or other reasons? Ryan Scott shares the stories of some Division III transfer athletes who have found a home in new places.
Bullets end Muhlenberg's perfect runEmily Gibbons recorded 23 points and 10 rebounds as Gettysburg knocked off unbeaten and 12th-ranked Muhlenberg 67-62 on Thursday night. Get Thursday's night's scores and highlights.
Kahn has UMW trusting the processAfter some growing pains following a coaching transition, Mary Washington is ready to compete with the CAC heavyweights. Marcus Kahn has his team trusting his process and each other, even if it involves elements like weekly yoga sessions. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
Balanced Bruins ready for battleIf 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.
Wednesday men: Thunder roadWheaton scoring machine Aston Francis poured in 40 points and the Thunder topped No. 2 Augustana in Rock Island. Elsewhere Ohio Northern and Hiram showed they are conference title contenders and Hope made its only lead over arch rival Calvin count.
Wednesday women: Jeffers joins 700 clubCapital head coach Dixie Jeffers became the second active Division III women's basketball coach and fifth all time to win 700 games as her Crusaders downed Heidelberg. Elsewhere Wartburg dominated Luther and the two ranked OAC teams narrowly avoided upsets.
MIT engineering a consistent runConsistency, as any coach or player would tell you, is not easy to maintain, but somehow Larry Anderson’s MIT men's basketball program has found a way to remain consistent for quite some time, especially in a competitive conference.
Emory embraces the pressureThe senior class at Emory came to the school the year after the Eagles reached the Elite 8, and played on the program's Sweet 16 team as freshmen. So it's safe to say that they know the expectations that come with being 10-2. More in Around the Region.
Lawrence men's coach steps downJoel DePagter has stepped down from his position as Lawrence's head men's basketball coach midway through his 11th season. DePagter is the only man to win the Player and Coach of the Year awards in the Midwest Conference.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 21st season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Wednesday: UWW, Hope take Round 1UW-Whitewater beat UW-Oshkosh in dramatic fashion to take the first of two regular season games between the WIAC favorites while Hope won on the road at Trine. Elsewhere Babson beat MIT in overtime and Juniata survived a scare at Lancaster Bible.
Mules' seniors carry the torchWhen Brandi Vallely, Rachel Plotke, Christina Manning and Chelsea Gary arrived at Muhlenberg four years ago, there wasn't much to do but watch, wait and learn. So they did, and now they're are on their way to potentially being the best senior class in program history. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
Hoping 2018 starts where 2017 endedMany of us focus on what we can do differently when the calendar changes from one year to another. Some teams, like Central, Hamline and Augsburg, hope that 2018 picks up where 2017 left off. Nathan Ford explains in Around the West.
ATR: Mules' seniors carrying the torchWhen Brandi Vallely, Rachel Plotke, Christina Manning and Chelsea Gary arrived at Muhlenberg four years ago, there wasn't much to do but watch, wait and learn. So they did, and now they're are on their way to potentially being the best senior class in program history. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
Wednesday: The bigger they comeThe night started with No. 6 Lycoming losing by 10 to Leb Val and then things got worse for highly ranked teams. Illinois Wesleyan beat No. 2 Augustana by 19, Stevens Point rolled No. 3 River Falls by 25 and Whitewater blasted Oshkosh by 26. Get the recap from a wild night of conference play.
Quick action from Dubuque assistant averts tragedyDubuque women's basketball assistant coach Justin Smith jumped into action to steer the team's bus to safety when the driver lost consciousness during the team's drive home from the Music City Classic.
Saturday: Titans trip on RiponRipon surprised No. 4 UW-Oshkosh 83-80 in Wisconsin Dells to send the Titans into WIAC play with a loss. Elsewhere the Whitewater men defeated St. Norbert, Wittenberg stayed perfect and the Wartburg women made their case to be No. 1.
Friday: Feeling better than just AlbrightAlbright scored the biggest upset of the Division III women's basketball season to date as the Lions knocked off top-ranked and undefeated Tufts, 62-59. On the men's side, Augustana impressed, York (Pa.) thrilled and Marietta ground out a win in Top 25 battles.
NJCU women's coach suspendedNew Jersey City women's head coach Robyn Burton has been suspended by the university for the rest of the season pending an investigation of two brawls between her team and the women's team at York (N.Y.) on Dec. 13.
Muskingum player killed in accidentLess than 24 hours after scoring his 1,000th career point, Jerrell Marsh died in a single-vehicle crash on I-70 in Ohio.
Thomas More rolls in Top 10 showdownNo. 10 Thomas More routed No. 2 Christopher Newport 86-53 at the Hoop N' Surf Christmas Classic in Hawaii. The Saints outscored the Captains 67-36 in the game's final three quarters. Recap courtesy of Christopher Newport.
Tuesday: Passing first term finalsThe Marietta women and York (Pa.) men closed the first semester with hard-fought wins while Todd Raridon reached a milestone at North Central (Ill.) and Wheaton (Ill.) halted Whitworth's long-running win streak. Get the recap from an unusually full Tuesday night.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 21st season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Saturday: Scranton grounds FalconsNo. 22 Scranton defeated No. 17 Messiah in overtime and the fourth time was the charm for Luther in its win over No. 11 St. Thomas. Plus FDU-Florham's sensational sophomore erupts and Marietta moves a step closer to program history. Get the recap of Saturday's women's action here.
Oliver inspiring at SJUWatch St. John's senior John Oliver closely and you may notice something about his play-- his tenacious defense, his energy, his vertical leaping ability. Then you may notice that he's doing it all with one hand and wonder how. Oliver explains to Nathan Ford in this week's Around the West column.
Wednesday: 38 special for TommiesNo. 11 St. Thomas showed its still the team to beat in the MIAC by beating No. 12 Gustavus Adolphus for the Tommies' 38th straight conference victory. Elsewhere York (Pa.) split its big double-header and the Ferrum men beat Averett in a thriller.
ATR: Cabrini's renaissance big manCabrini center Tyheim Monroe is the best rebounder in Division III men's basketball. When the Cavaliers lost a key player for the season, Monroe had to return to his roots as a guard. Plus Sarah Sommer checks in with CSAC leaders Gwynedd Mercy in Around the Atlantic.
ATR: Dani, Danny and the new look EaglesAlways a good defender for Juniata, senior Dani Atkinson is now a scoring threat, and she has help in the post from Morgan Instone and Gracie Stauffer. Put it all together and Coach Danny Young-Uhrich has an Eagles team on the rise. Phil Soto-Ortiz tracks their ascent in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 21st season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Men's Top 25 poll releasedA new poll brings two new New England teams as MIT and Top 25 newbie Nichols enter the rankings. The WIAC puts three teams in the Top 10 and Lycoming reaches a new high point. Get the full list here.
Saturday men: Great at 8Wittenberg and Juniata upped their record to 8-0 with impressive wins while No. 8 UW-Oshkosh won a close game at Calvin. Elsewhere the OAC race is turning into a dog fight, Augustana stayed above the fray in the CCIW and Salem State stayed hot.
Saturday women: Thunder, Saints strike firstTrine edged Calvin in the first battle of the season between MIAA title contenders and Marymount beat York (Pa.) in the first matchup between CAC title contenders. Elsewhere UW-Whitewater held off Coe and UW-Superior continued its dominance in the UMAC.
Yo, Adrian! Bulldogs upset WhitewaterAdrian beat UW-Whitewater 66-53 at Trine's weekend event, knocking the Warhawks from the ranks of the unbeaten and giving the Bulldogs their first win over a top-three program ever. Recap courtesy of Adrian College athletics.
Raheem Anderson reaches 2,000 pointsHusson senior guard Raheem Anderson needed six points on Friday night to reach 2,000 for his career and scored them less than four minutes into the game. Then he scored 12 more in the Eagles' 69-52 win over Green Mountain.
Hoopsville: Season ManagmentThe season has finally gotten into the swing of things, just for finals and holiday breaks arrive to break things up. Teams are starting to tackle conference play while still working in some non-conference games as well. How do coaches manage this part of the season and expectations? Tonight on Hoopsville, we get some insight. Show starts at 7pm ET right here.
ATR: Coaching change in the CardsOne conversation with St. John Fisher coach Rob Kornaker brought Mike Grosodonia from a nearby high school to the Cardinals' sideline. Another opened up the door for Grosodonia to become the program's new head coach. Andrew Lovell talks with Cards' coach in Around the East.
ATR: Big 4 event has surprise big winnerEach year Babson, Brandeis, Salem State and Tufts gather for a weekend tournament called the New England Big 4 Challenge. This year's tournament produced a surprise winner as Salem State scored two big wins. Matt Noonan reports from Medford for Around the Northeast.
St. Norbert suspends program for 10 gamesThe St. Norbert women's basketball team will be unable to compete in its next 10 women's basketball games due to a violation of institutional policy stemming from an on-campus alcohol-related incident involving a number of players.
Wednesday: Bringing their A gameAverett continued its impressive start by knocking off another ODAC foe and Augustana opened conference play with a win over North Central. Elsewhere Transylvania trounced No. 5 Hanover and the St. Thomas women held off Bethel.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 21st season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Saturday: Titans rise, Pios stung at buzzerNo. 1 Whitman narrowly escaped defeat but the second and third ranked teams weren't as lucky. UW-Oshkosh outlasted Augustana in double-overtime and Wesleyan dumped Williams in a Little Three battle. Plus Baldwin Wallace stung Marietta at the buzzer. That and more in the men's recap.
Saturday: Big night for 'Roos and BluesNo. 8 Whitman handled No. 19 Puget Sound and Austin surprised No. 13 Washington U. on Saturday night. Meanwhile Hope joined the 800-win club and Juniata soared over No. 16 Scranton at home. Get our women's recap here.
Tufts tops UR in Top 10 tussleNo. 1 Tufts held No. 9 Rochester to nine points in the first quarter, built a double-digit lead and never looked back in a 63-51 victory at the Williams College Invitational. Game recap courtesy of the University of Rochester.
Previewing the best of the WestThe West Region currently has four of the top 12 teams in Division III women's basketball and the top-ranked team in Division III men's basketball. How far will those teams go this season and who else will make waves in their conference races? Nathan Ford has the answers in Around the West.
Wednesday: Holding on at homeNo. 7 Hanover held off a late rally by No. 16 Ohio Wesleyan to win its home opener and No. 17 Christopher Newport did the same to beat Salisbury in the CAC opener. Elsewhere Lycoming and Nichols started conference play with more convincing wins.
Scoring records made to be broken at F&MFranklin and Marshall has had a lot of great players during Glenn Robinson's 47-year career in Lancaster. But soon none will have more points than senior Brandon Federici, a volume shooter who does more than score. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 21st season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
NAC gets northern exposureWith four schools ready to depart the North Atlantic Conference next year, the NAC needed to add members to keep its automatic qualifying bid. On Monday it announced that Maine-Presque Isle and SUNY-Canton will join starting in 2018-19.
Saturday: Wash U, Wooster bounce backThe Washington U. women and Wooster men rebounded from recent losses to beat ranked opponents on Saturday afternoon, while Keene State cooled off MIT and the Claremont women held off Ithaca. That and more in today's recap.
Miller hits milestone at MessiahMessiah College head women's basketball coach Mike Miller picked up his 600th career victory when his Falcons defeated Eastern 76-62 on Tuesday night. Read more about his accomplishment here.
Scott: GLI off to a great startMarietta knows how to throw a party. The inaugural Great Lakes Invitational featured eight teams, a memorable overtime finale and an eye-catching performance from a St. Thomas senior. Ryan Scott was on the guest list and takes you inside the Great Lakes Invitational.
Tuesday: MIT have something specialMIT continued its promising season with a win at No. 6 Tufts and Hobart toppled another ranked foe. On the women's side UW-Whitewater edged Illinois Wesleyan and Roger Williams topped Mass-Dartmouth.
Saturday women: UR snaps Saints' streakRochester 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).
Saturday men: Great finish in Great LakesThe Great Lakes Invitational lived up to its name with a fantastic finish between host Marietta and St. Thomas. Meanwhile Wash U. won a Top 10 showdown, Randolph-Macon took down Ramapo and St. John's struck a blow for D3 pride.
Getting off on the right footOpening night for the new season featured big wins for Hobart and St. Norbert and a successful start to Babson's title defense. On the women's side the ODAC scored two upsets over ranked CAC opponents and Muhlenberg won the battle of Lehigh Valley.
Hoopsville Preseason PodcastsAs we all prepare for the start of the Division III basketball season, Dave preps by taking care of some of the offseason news in a series of audio-only podcasts. The most recent episode chats with four coaches who have unique roads to talking over the helm of programs.
Preseason men's All-AmericansThe preseason D3hoops.com All-America team represents the anticipated top players in Division III basketball entering the season and is compiled from previous years' All-Region nominations.
Preseason women's All-AmericansWho are the top Division III women's basketball players entering the 2017-18 season? Here's our list: the D3hoops.com women's basketball preseason All-America team.
Top 25 voters singing the BluesWith nearly everyone back from last season's national semifinalist team, Whitman is the clear choice as the No. 1 team in our preseason poll. Where did defending champions Babson and the other two national semifinalists land? Find out here.
Tufts takes tight fight for top spotThere 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.
It's official: NCAA names ref coordinatorsHave you ever complained that games are officiated differently in Division III depending on where they are played and which refs are assigned? The NCAA has heard those complaints and named national coordinators to help improve the system.
One more season for Frostburg's HatchWebb Hatch, who is the winningest coach in Frostburg State men's basketball history, announced that the upcoming season with the Bobcats will be his last.
Pioneers will forge ahead under younger ArsenaultDavid Arsenault, Jr., who was the Pioneers' interim coach last season, will carry the interim tag one more season and then officially take over the program from his father in 2018.
Happy new season!Practice is underway for most Division III basketball programs, so we're celebrating with the release of hundreds of team schedules. Plus here's a quick summary of new teams and new conference alignments for the new season.
Thomaskutty steps down at EmoryEmory announced that women's basketball coach Christy Thomaskutty is stepping down from her position for health reasons. Misha Jackson, who played and coached under Thomaskutty, will serve as interim head coach.
Kornaker steps down at St. John FisherThe winningest active men's coach in the East Region has stepped down as Rob Kornaker announced he is leaving St. John Fisher to spend more time with his family. The College named Mike Grosodonia II as his replacement.
La Crosse names Dernbach interim coachUW-La Crosse selected Stevens Point assistant Kent Dernbach as its interim head coach. He was the Pointers' interim head coach during Bob Semling's suspension related to the NCAA's investigation of program violations related to out-of-season practices.
Calhoun to consult at St. Joseph (Conn.)Earlier this summer St. Joseph announced that it will add men's athletics when it goes co-ed in 2018-19. This week the University made an even splashier announcement. Former UConn head coach Jim Calhoun will help build the school's new men's program.
St. John Fisher reels in Hilbert coachSt. John Fisher named Melissa Kuberka as its new head women's basketball coach and only the third in program history. She replaces Marianne O'Connor-Ermi who led the Cardinals to two NCAA Tournaments.
Koelbl leaving LaxKen Koelbl has decided to step down as head men's basketball coach at UW-La Crosse effective immediately. He will remain with the university in its admissions office and the Eagles will name an interim head coach.
CSAC adds Bryn Athyn and WilsonThe CSAC is restocking its membership after losing five of its best programs to a new conference starting in 2018-19. Its first step is adding Bryn Athyn and Wilson that same season. D3sports.com has the story.
Mulhern moves from Superior to St. Kate'sDon Mulhern, who won titles in two different conferences with UW-Superior, will be the next head coach at St. Catherine. He replaces Sean Pinkerton who took over Oswego State's program.
Successful plan sends Sikma to Hall‘I don’t know where your career will go, but we’ll make sure we find how far it can go.’” That's what Illinois Wesleyan coach Dennie Bridges told a high school recruit named Jack Sikma 40-plus years ago. Sikma's career took him to seven NBA all-star games, a world title and now the SCB Hall of Fall. We spoke with Sikma and Bridges about the journey.
Pinkerton heads back UpstateAfter leading the turnaround at St. Catherine in Minnesota, Sean Pinkerton is headed back to Upstate New York to become the next head coach at Oswego State.
Generals recruit alum after coach departsWashington and Lee selected Chris McHugh as its next head men's basketball coach, replacing Adam Hutchinson who accepted an assistant coaching position at his alma mater Amherst.
ATN: From Serbia to Harvard and backJohns Hopkins alum George Bugarinovic has had a unique journey from Serbia to Canada, Kansas, Baltimore and Harvard Medical School. Now he's helping bring other aspiring doctors back to Belgrade. He's our guest in this month's Around the Nation podcast.
ODAC All-American to lead Ferrum menShortly after announcing its upcoming move to the ODAC, Ferrum announced that one of the ODAC's best players in recent history will be its new head men's basketball coach. Tyler Sanborn, who was a two-time All-American for Guilford, was announced as the choice this week.
Petosa steps down at Staten IslandMaking a decision he described as "fifty percent personal and fifty percent basketball," Staten Island's Tony Petosa has resigned from his position as men's basketball coach. Petosa was the College's winningest coach in any sport with 459 wins.
St. Joseph (Conn.) to add men's sportsEarlier this month the University of St. Joseph announced it would begin accepting male undergraduate schools in 2018-19. The West Hartford-based school will also add men's athletics, starting with basketball and soccer.
ODAC adds FerrumThe Old Dominion Athletic Conference needed a new member to keep its AQ in football and found one that will join the Conference in all sports. Ferrum will move from the USA South Athletic Conference in 2018-19.
D3 Player of the Year still thriving abroad2013 D3hoops.com Player of the Year John DiBartolomeo is still turning heads on the basketball court. The University of Rochester checks in with a report on his past season and his new team in the Israel Super League.
Dickinson coach moves to Johns HopkinsAfter three seasons at Dickinson, Katherine Bixby is leaving the Red Devils but staying in the Centennial Conference. She will fill the vacancy created at Johns Hopkins when Nancy Funk retired.
2017 D3hoops.com Classic pairings announcedThe 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.
TCNJ name replacement for long-time coachTCNJ needed a new women's coach after Dawn Henderson decided her 28th season would be her last. On Monday the Lions announced Francesca Jackson as their selection.
Thinking forward to Fort WayneIn April the NCAA announced Fort Wayne, Ind. will host the Division III men's championship for four years starting in 2019. We spoke with a senior member of the team that submitted the winning bid to get an inside look at the process and the strategy that goes into hosting a national championship event.
York (NY) vacates 2014 CUNYAC title due to violationsThe NCAA announced that York (N.Y.) will vacate several games over the span of four seasons, including its 2014 conference title and NCAA tournament games, because the College used ineligible athletes.
New Loggers coach has deep NWC rootsCasey Kushiyama, who was a part of the final four teams at Whitman and George Fox, was named the new women's basketball coach at Puget Sound.
Little East gets a little biggerCastleton will join the Little East in 18 sports, including men's and women's basketball in 2018-19. The Spartans currently compete in the NAC, which will also lose Colby-Sawyer to the GNAC that same season.
Scarlet Hawks to nest in the NACCIllinois Tech should be full members of Division III in two years and it has already found a conference home. The Scarlet Hawks will be members of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference beginning in the 2018-19 academic year.
Salem ain't so: Men's title game on the moveAfter calling the Salem Civic Center home for two decades, the Division III men's basketball national semifinals will move to a different site in 2019. The NCAA announced that the final four teams will move to the midwest for four years, starting in 2018-2019.
Women's championship still a moving targetThe NCAA announced that three different sites will host the Division III women's basketball championship weekend for four seasons starting in 2018-19. Roanoke College will be the fourth site for championship weekend in the last five seasons.
Braden moves to SewaneeTracey Braden, head women's basketball coach of Westminster (Mo.) for the past 10 years, is moving to Sewanee.
Mucci announces retirementMichael Mucci, the winningest coach in the 99 year history of the Haverford men's basketball program, has announced his retirement after 22 years.
Flannery's block party cause for celebrationFor NBA fans, "The Block" is LeBron James' title-saving stop in the 2016 NBA finals. For Division III fans, "The Block" will now be Joey Flannery's title-saving swat that sealed Babson's national title and the legacy for his senior class. Ryan Scott has the story in the season's final feature.
2017 D3hoops.com women's All-AmericansOf 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.
Babson finishes title runBabson defeated Augustana 79-78 in the 2017 NCAA Division III men's basketball championship game to complete its victorious return to Salem. Joey Flannery sealed the title by blocking a potential game-winning shot with three seconds left. Get the recap from Saturday's championship action in Salem, Va.
Amherst-Tufts: The threematchAs you may have read previously, Amherst and Tufts are both in the NESCAC and have faced off two times before in 2017. Here's how those games went down, and links to follow tonight's title game.
Babson rallies, Augie advancesThe last time Augustana and Babson came to Salem the Vikings beat the Beavers by 20 in the national semifinal. Tomorrow they'll meet again for the national title after Augustana advanced past Williams and Babson rallied by Whitman.
Lynx star takes the Rhodes homeThe winningest coach in Rhodes women's basketball will be replaced by one of his best players. Lauren Avant Sumski returned to Rhodes to become the Lynx's next head coach following Matt Dean's retirement.
All smiles for North as Tufts heads westTufts has ended its season in the Final Four every year that Michela North has been on the roster. Now, in her final go-round, the senior center is taking everything with a smile and a laugh.
The Tommies are all the way backKaitlin Langer transferred from Division II, then worked patiently for two years behind an All-American. Since taking over the spotlight, she has shined. Now, she has St. Thomas back in the Final Four for the first time since 2012. Nathan Ford has more in a Road to Grand Rapids feature.
Johnson wins fight for her life, returns to EarlhamMelissa Johnson, who spent more than 600 days in the hospital and missed three years of coaching after what was supposed to be routine surgery, is returning to her old job.
The Viking who can go out on topJacob Johnston is the lone senior in the rotation for an Augustana squad that replaced all five starters from last year. The Vikings' surprising run has continued all the way to Salem, two wins away from a title. Erik Buchinger has more in a Road to Salem feature.
Babson brings more balance in Salem returnAfter losing in the sectional round of last year's tournament, Babson is headed back to the national semifinals, led by multi-time All-American Joey Flannery. The Beavers bring more than Flannery in his final push for a national title. Matt Noonan has more in a Road to Salem feature.
Murphy, Blackledge win Jostens TrophyA day after being named Great Lakes Region Players of the Year, Lisa Murphy of Carnegie Mellon and Harrison Blackledge of Hope were named the 2017 Jostens Trophy winners. The Jostens Trophy recognizes excellence in athletics, academics and community service.
NABC All-Star Game rosters announcedThe rosters have been expanded to 10 players apiece, and here are the 20 Division III men's basketball seniors who will be going to Salem to participate in the 2017 Reese’s® Division III College All-Star game.
Ozarks' men's coach steps downUniversity of the Ozarks coach David Ferrell has resigned from his position after four years to pursue other professional opportunities, specifically in Northwest Arkansas.
Valley Forge coach steps downJon Mack ushered Valley Forge into the NCAA as athletic director and was head coach for 17 seasons before he stepped down following this season.
Valley Forge coach steps downJon Mack ushered Valley Forge into the NCAA as athletic director and was head coach for 17 seasons before he stepped down following this season.
Nothing blue about Whitman's fun runWhitman is undefeated and top-ranked entering the first Final Four in program and Northwest Conference history. The key to the Blues' success? Having fun. Andrew Lovell has more in a Road to Salem feature.
Captains roommates take the next step togetherSam Porter and Devon Byrd bonded the first time they met on Christopher Newport's campus. Three years later, the roommates have the Captains two wins away from a national championship. Brian Lester has more in a Road to Grand Rapids feature.
Nelson retires from JHU after 606 career winsAfter 31 years, more than 500 wins and 10 trips to the NCAA Tournament, Blue Jay basketball coach Bill Nelson is hanging it up.
2017 D3hoops.com All-Region teams announcedThe D3hoops.com All-Region teams are in, based on 723 nominations. It's the 16th season we've chosen the best players in each region in Division III basketball.
Rusty Rainbolt returns to ASCFormer American Southwest Conference Coach of the Year Rusty Rainbolt has been named head coach for the East Texas Baptist women's basketball program.
Wise to leave Millsaps coaching roleLong-time Millsaps head men's basketball coach Tim Wise, will be relinquishing his coaching duties and moving into a full-time administrative role within the athletics department.
Orange you glad Augie's resilient?Augustana has overcome graduating six players off last year's team and losing a key player in late January. So there was no need for Chrishawn Orange and company to panic when they trailed St. Thomas late in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Erik Buchinger tells the Vikings' tale in a Road to Salem feature.
Playoffs came early for WartburgFriday night will be Wartburg's third game in the NCAA Tournament, but the Knights have been in playoff mode for weeks now. They had to win their final two regular season games just to make the IIAC tournament, and then win three there to reach the Big Dance. Ryan Scott catches up with the Knights on their Road to Salem.
Hart, Belton win All-Star Game final voteFan balloting came in early and strong for Derek Hart of Clarkson. But for Medaille's Johnathan Belton, it was a close finish to pull out the second spot. The full results of fan voting, plus more All-Star Game details.
Senior-powered Gulls enjoying the rideEndicott's run to the round of 16 has been powered by a senior-laden starting lineup and a day-by-day approach preached by coach Kevin Bettencourt. The Gulls are enjoying the moment and hope to extend it with another win at Middlebury on Friday night. Matt Noonan has their story in a Road to Salem feature.
Keene State finds focus for playoffsKeene State admits that it had some difficulty looking ahead to the postseason during the regular season, and that led to four losses in five games in December. Now that the Owls have landed in the NCAA Tournament, they are focused and flying high. Sarah Sommer has their story in a Road to Salem feature.
A fitting finale for CarseCraig Carse has spent 40 years coaching, 26 as a head coach. His career at Hardin-Simmons will conclude near his hometown in Marietta, or at the Final Four. Either way, it's a fitting farewell for a man who has given so much to so many.
Close calls give Hanover confidenceCrunch time has been clutch time for the Panthers all season. The high-wire act continues into the Sweet 16. The young squad believes that it hasn't yet reached its full potential, and hopes to turn the narrow regular season escapes into more convincing postseason triumphs.
Marymount continues journey to second weekendMarymount head coach Ashlee Rogers understands what the NCAA Tournament journey is all about. She took four of them as a player. This year's version of the Saints hope to follow in those footsteps. Ryan Scott brings you along on a Road to Grand Rapids feature.
Wheel of Fortune at New PaltzAfter hitting rock bottom in 2014, the Hawks have steadily improved each season. The competition begins with game shows and board games in the locker room. Those friendly but intense competitions foster the trust that has led to the program's resurgence.
All-Star voting returns to D3hoops.comStarting at noon ET on Monday, fans can cast an online ballot to choose two players to participate in the 2017 Reese’s Division III College All-Star Game, taking place at the Final Four.
All-Star voting closed for 2017Eight players are on the ballot for the fan vote for the 2017 Reese’s® Division III College All-Star Game, and you can only vote on D3hoops.com! The race for the second spot is neck and neck on Wednesday morning!
Trying to take the next stepLast year Oswego State had the ball bounce right and made it to the Sweet 16. But even though this is the Lakers' fifth trip to the NCAA Tournament in seven years, they haven't had much success in March. They'll try to change that in Brian Sortino's senior season. More in a Road to Salem feature.
No drama for Wartburg this time aroundLast year, Wartburg had to quickly reassemble its women's basketball team, recall its two-sport athletes from Florida, and find a way forward after getting a surprise at-large bid. Now all those sophomores are juniors who went 25-2 and got in much more automatically. A Road to Grand Rapids feature.
Jostens Trophy finalists announcedThe Salem Rotary Club announced the 20 finalists for Division III's premier award recognizing excellence on and off the court. The men's and women's award winner will be introduced on Thursday, March 16.
Rhodes women's coach retiresLynx head women's basketball coach Matt Dean, will step down from his duties, after 15 seasons as head coach and 12 more as an assistant men's coach.
UW-Oshkosh's selection was off the chartsIt didn't seem like UW-Oshkosh had a chance at being selected as an at-large team to the Division III men's basketball NCAA Tournament, considering they went just 17-10. Here's a look at how unusual it was.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Hoopsville Special: Bracket BreakdownThe brackets are out! Now time to answer questions and give our first-look reactions. On this Hoopsville Special, Dave McHugh reacted and answered your questions to the NCAA tournament brackets. We also heared from both committee chairs.
New men's Top 25 releasedAs we get ready for the NCAA tournament starting Friday, Whitman is the unanimous No. 1 team in the country. How many teams that missed the NCAA tournament remained ranked? Click here to find out.
McClary resigns as Muhlenberg men's coachScott McClary has announced his resignation after eight years as head men's basketball coach at Muhlenberg after the Mules completed a 12-12 season.
New women's Top 25 releasedWheaton (Ill.) returns to the rankings and FDU-Florham enters for the first time this season in our last women's Top 25 poll before the NCAA tournament begins. Get the full list here.
Men's bracket released!Here is the bracket for the 2017 Division III men's basketball tournament with a couple of surprise at-large picks ... including the defending national champions.
Men's bracket released!Here is the bracket for the 2018 Division III men's basketball tournament with a couple of surprise at-large picks.
Who's in? Our projected women's bracketIt's an anxious time for the teams hoping for one of the 21 at-large bids to the NCAA Division III women's basketball tournament. Here are the 21 teams that we would pick and how we'd bracket them in our annual bracket projection.
Women's bracket released!Here is the bracket for the 2017 Division III women's basketball tournament which brings good news to Grand Rapids, Mich., and Newberg, Ore.
Women's bracket released!Here is the bracket for the 2018 Division III women's basketball tournament which brings good news to Walla Walla and suburban Philadelphia.
Sunday: One final surpriseIn a season full of surprises, MIT provided one more as the Engineers upset No. 1 Babson in the NEWMAC title game, popping someone's bubble and creating the chance for a new top team entering the NCAA tournament. Meanwhile we'll have four perfect teams in the women's NCAA tourney.
Who's in? Our projected men's bracketWe picked our projected teams live on Hoopsville tonight. Who do we think gets in? How will the NCAA pair them up? We've got a suggestion here in our projected 2017 Division III men's basketball NCAA Tournament bracket.
Saturday men: Feels like the first timeSwarthmore and Nichols are going to the NCAA tournament for the first time ever. Wooster is going there for the 26th time. Either way all the teams who clinched bids today are feeling great while some of Division III's heavyweights will have nervous waits for Monday. All that in today's recap.
Saturday women: Tourney mainstays returnThe 2017 Division III women's basketball tournament will have lots of familiar names. Wash U? Check. Scranton? Check. DePauw? Check. Messiah? Check. Thomas More? Check. That still leaves some room for surprises, like the SUNYAC champ. Get the recap here.
ETBU women's coach out after two yearsEdsel Hamilton is no longer women's basketball coach at East Texas Baptist after the Tigers won 14 fewer games than a year ago.
Nadelhoffer out at MillikinAfter six seasons of trying to turn the Big Blue around, Matt Nadelhoffer is no longer head men's basketball coach at Millikin.
Friday: Half-court heave wins NJACChampionship weekend got off to a stellar start as Ramapo beat New Jersey City University in the NJAC title game with a half-court buzzer beater. In other early finals the Staten Island women won the CUNYAC and Calvin bounced Hope from the MIAA tournament.
Who's in the men's tournament?The men's 64-team tournament is now set. Here are the teams that secured automatic qualifying bids, those that received one of the 21 at-large bids and links to all the championship week coverage.
Hoopsville: Championship WeekWe are in the midst of the final push. In a few days, 86 teams will have punched their tickets to the NCAA tournament and plenty more will be holding their breathe hoping to be selected. We recap the latest rankings and try and figure out who is in trouble and who is safe on Hoopsville.
Thursday: Champs in bubble troubleSt. John's edged St. Thomas out of the MIAC tournament and perhaps out of the post season entirely. The bottom two teams in the IIAC tournament are the last two standing while the NWC women's tournament got off to a thrilling start.
Mullen steps down as women's basketball coachNichols women’s basketball head coach Alice Mullen has announced her resignation to assume a full-time role in the Sport Management department at the college.
DeSales Baird regains shooting touchWhen DeSales' Megan Baird started a new student teaching gig, it messed with her schedule, her energy levels and her shot. Now she's comfortable in that schedule and regaining her scoring touch. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
Better late than never for SUNY PolySUNY Poly's top players only have an abbreviated stint playing for the Wildcats. They are making the most out of their time after transferring late in their college careers, learning to play with and lead eight freshmen. More in Around the East.
Updated men's regional rankings releasedHere's the most recent look at how the NCAA regional ranking committees are thinking about how teams line up for possible at-large bids and hosting opportunities, heading into conference championship games and Selection Sunday this weekend.
Wednesday: Upstate upstartsUnion outlasted St. Lawrence in double overtime and Hobart upset Skidmore to oust the top two seeds in the Liberty League tournament. Elsewhere Moravian knocked Susquehanna into the at-large pool and two sixth seeds advanced on the women's side.
WIAC champions, b'gosh!UW-Oshkosh had been on the verge of winning the WIAC title since shortly after coach Brad Fischer arrived. Last week the Titans broke through with senior point guard Taylor Schmidt leading the charge. Erik Buchinger has their story in Around the Central.
Schlosser decides its time to step downMost coaches don't get the storybook ending where they're victoriously carried off the floor on their players' shoulders. But hopefully they have a lifetime of memories and relationships when they do coach their final game. That's the case for E'town's Bob Schlosser.
Brandeis' sister act comes to a closeThe final week of the regular season will have lots of great stories, but not all of them will involve conference playoffs. Brandeis will play its final game this weekend, bringing a special journey for sisters Noel and Paris Hodges to a close. Matt Noonan has more.
Tuesday: Terrible two's dayIt was a rough night for second seeds in the conference playoffs. Muskingum upset John Carroll, NJCU topped TCNJ and the Staten Island women stopped Lehman. Plus the CCIW's zany regular season came to a fitting end.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Daniel Webster goes down with a fightThe last men's basketball game in Daniel Webster College history ended with a punch, a stomp, a brawl, three arrests and a forfeit.
Neumann shows grit in Cabrini winNeumann has blown out most of its opponents this year, raising questions how ready it will be for the NCAA tournament. The Knights' win over Cabrini in a playoff like environment on Wednesday night is an important step toward showing they're ready for March.
MIT women take a standPresident Donald Trump's executive order on immigration had an immediate impact on five members of the MIT community who were denied re-entry into the country in late January. The MIT women's basketball team decided to take a stand in support of those affected. Matt Noonan has their story in Around the Northeast.
Hoopsville: Crunch TimeRegional 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.
ATR: MIT women take a standPresident Donald Trump's executive order on immigration had an immediate impact on five members of the MIT community who were denied re-entry into the country in late January. The MIT women's basketball team decided to take a stand in support of those affected. Matt Noonan has their story in Around the Northeast.
Standing tall on his own two feetTyler Stenglein overcame a gruesome leg injury in high school. Upon arriving at Nazareth, he endured a frustrating medical redshirt season. Now back to full strength, he is one of the top players in the Empire 8. Andrew Lovell has more in Around the East.
ATR: New-look SVC back on top of the PACSt. Vincent graduated eight players from last year's roster. Despite winning four straight PAC tournaments, the Bearcats were picked to finish second this year. Once the newcomers jelled with the handful of returning players, the Bearcats played their way back to a familiar position.
Second men's regional rankings releasedHere's an updated look at how the NCAA regional ranking committees are thinking about how teams line up for possible at-large bids and hosting opportunities, with Babson holding onto the No. 1 spot in the Northeast.
Second women's regional rankings releasedThe NCAA tournament selection committee released its second set of regional rankings today. Get the full list here.
Wednesday men: Let's wrap it upThat's just what Babson, Christopher Newport, Hanover and Neumann did with victories that secured home court advantage throughout their conference playoffs. Meanwhile Scranton got the inside track in the Landmark race and Ohio Wesleyan moved a step away from a third straight NCAC title.
Wednesday: Pitt's stop leads to victoryUW-Oshkosh edged Whitewater thanks to Jaimee Pitt's game-saving steal and won its 12th WIAC women's basketball title. Elsewhere Scranton extended its road winning streak and WPI created havoc in the NEWMAC race.
A week full of possibilitiesFollowing our review of all 42 conference playoff pictures in Around the Nation last week, Phil Soto-Ortiz gets you caught up on the playoff possibilities in the Mid Atlantic Region. With five days and two games left in the regular season for most teams, there's a lot to play for.
The Sound and the historyPuget Sound knocked off all of the top contenders in the NWC. By doing so, the Loggers clinched the program's first outright NWC title. Nathan Ford explains how they did it, plus guides us through all of the other conference races out West.
The Sound and the historyPuget Sound knocked off all of the top contenders in the NWC. By doing so, the Loggers clinched the program's first outright NWC title. Nathan Ford explains how they did it, plus guides us through all of the other conference races out West.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
New-look Bearcats back on top of the PACSt. Vincent graduated eight players from last year's roster. Despite winning four straight PAC tournaments, the Bearcats were picked to finish second this year. Once the newcomers jelled with the handful of returning players, the Bearcats played their way back to a familiar position.
Saturday men: Take-charge kind of guysSwarthmore took charge in the Centennial Conference by rolling over Johns Hopkins, while Ramapo took the top seed in the NJAC and River Falls took home the WIAC title by beating Whitewater. Meanwhile no one wants to take charge in the CCIW. Read on in today's recap.
Saturday women: Headed for higher groundThe HCAC will go through Terre Haute since Rose-Hulman secured the top seed with its win over Manchester. Scranton edged Catholic to split their season series while Kenyon tripped DePauw and Penn St-Harrisburg stunned Mary Washington. That and more in today's recap.
Good work by youFour players were honored this week by the national basketball coaches associations and Allstate Insurance for their community service. The honorees are Holly Denfeld from MSOE, Grace Smith from Kalamazoo, Steven Weidlich from Susquehanna and Evan Greening from Pitt-Bradford.
Falcons focused on great opportunitiesUW-River Falls heads into its big game against Whitewater knowing that it's on the verge of something special. A win there gives the Falcons the WIAC title and one or two more would lock up an NCAA tournament bid. Coach Jeff Berkof and his team are focused on taking advantage of these opportunities, as Erik Buchinger explains in Around the Central.
Farmingdale's Graham ready for the momentMidway through the season Farmingdale State moved Matthew Graham from starter to sixth man, and that move has paid off in a big way. Graham has developed a knack for hitting clutch shots in close games and the Rams have won 12 straight. More in Around the Atlantic.
Seeing is believing for Gallaudet menHistory is in reach for the Bison, who are on the verge of earning the program's first NCAA tournament berth. At Gallaudet, the coaches and players recognize that they're playing for something greater than themselves. More in Around the East.
Count out Tommies at your own riskSt. Thomas stumbled early this season, but the defending men's champs are gaining momentum when it matters most. Meanwhile, the women's team is dominating, eager to avenge last season's disappointing finish. More in Around the West.
First men's regional rankings releasedToday we get our first look at how the NCAA regional ranking committees are thinking about how teams line up for possible at-large bids and hosting opportunities. The men's committees released their first set of regional rankings with the women to follow later.
First women's regional rankings releasedThe NCAA tournament selection committee released its first set of regional rankings today with four undefeated teams at the top, two one-loss teams and two two-loss teams. Get the full list here.
Wednesday men: Time after timeNorth Park and Carthage needed two overtimes to decide their CCIW clash while Mount Union and Muskingum needed three for their OAC battle. Rosemont only needed one OT to beat Neumann and Hope needed overtime and some help to clinch the MIAA title.
Stellar Mustang hoping for one more runEntering this week, Sarah Tarbert has played 22 games and tallied 22 double-doubles. She's been a powerhouse since she transferred to Stevenson from Division I UMBC as a sophomore, and she's hoping for one more postseason run with the Mustangs.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Geneva, PAC helping to “Wynn the battle”Geneva coach Lori Wynn made an uplifting return to the sidelines on January 28. The coach's spirits have been lifted by the outpouring of support from throughout the PAC. Everyone wants Lori to #WynnTheBattle. More in Around the Great Lakes.
Saturday men: Eyes on the prizeBenedictine has more than its eyes on the NACC's prize while Wooster moved in front of Denison in the NCAC, TCNJ got loser to Ramapo in the NJAC and River Falls slipped a bit in the WIAC. Get the standing-shaping results and more from Saturday.
Saturday women: Wait, is that a final?One of the most anticipated games of the season will also be one of the lowest scoring games. No. 2 Amherst beat No. 1 Tufts 36-35 to make its claim to move atop the national rankings. Meanwhile Trinity (Texas) earned a split with Texas Lutheran and Stout stunned Whitewater.
St. Norbert moves beyond the streakSt. Norbert's 72-game MWC winning streak ended when the Green Knights lost to Ripon last month. Coach Grzesk and his team have used that loss to look back on what they accomplished and look forward to what they still can. Erik Buchinger has the story in Around the Central.
TCNJ "on the brink" of greatnessThe TCNJ men aren't a great team yet, but they are on the brink of something special, and this week's games against Rowan and No. 7 Ramapo will determine how close they are. Sarah Sommer talks with the Lions in this week's Around the Atlantic.
Wednesday men: OWU battling backOhio Wesleyan got 52 points from its two Preseason All-Americans and knocked off No. 12 Denison to create a three-way tie for first in the NCAC while Methodist won a thriller to take first place in the USA South. Plus the HCAC remains tight as ever, as explained in tonight's recap.
Wednesday women: Tommies on top, Eagles get evenSt. Thomas defeated Gustavus Adolphus in what may have been the MIAC title game and Mary Washington evened its season series with Christopher Newport. Elsewhere Hope and Calvin played a game worthy of their rivalry. Get the night's recap here.
Still unbroken, still unbeatenOnce again, tragedy struck Geneseo's women's basketball program. Somehow, the Knights have channeled their grief into a 20-0 start while honoring their teammates who were lost far too soon. More in Around the East.
Randolph-Macon flipping the scriptLast season was a setback for Randolph-Macon. This season opened with more frustration. Then, a switch was flipped once conference play began. A former high school soccer star is leading the Yellow Jackets' turnaround. More in Around the South.
Schlosser stepping down at E-townElizabethtown announced that long-time head coach Bob Schlosser will retire at the end of this season, wrapping up a career that spanned 27 years, more than 350 victories and a national runner-up appearance in 2002.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
FDU suspends MitchellFDU-Florham women’s coach Marc Mitchell, who led the Devils to a national championship and undefeated season in 2014, has been suspended by the University pending completion of an investigation into allegations of misconduct. More details inside.
Saturday men: Hoping for a sparkIf the playoffs started today, Bates and Moravian would've been on the road and Carthage would've been on the verge of missing them completely. But the playoffs didn't start today, and those teams gained wins that could spark a strong finish.
Friday: Lakers stay greatOswego State built a double-digit lead on Brockport and then held off the Golden Eagles to take over first place in the SUNYAC. Elsewhere the Wash U women won at Carnegie Mellon and Puget Sound swept George Fox.
Schettino dishing and swishing for Staten IslandFrank Schettino leads Staten Island in scoring and is second in the nation in assists and he has led the Dolphins to a perfect record in the CUNYAC. Coach Tony Petosa needs him on the court, but sometimes he needs to bench him, too. Sarah Sommer explains in Around the Atlantic.
From Georgia teammates to New York rivalsDeshon Burgess and Willie Zachery are Liberty League foes now. The paths that led them here differ, but they share humble southern beginnings and limitless futures. More in Around the East.
Both coaches, AD, out at Mount St. VincentThe women's basketball team, riding a seven-game winning streak and a half-game out of first, will have a different coach the rest of the way, while the men's basketball head coach and two assistants are out as well in an unusual midseason firing.
Holmes sets D3 career rebound recordDenison's Jordan Holmes grabbed 17 rebounds to break Ronda Jo Miller's record for rebounds in a career. Holmes, who also owns the Division III career record for blocked shots, has 1,560 boards. Recap courtesy of Denison University.
Wednesday men: Rivalry night revelryRivalry games between Calvin/Hope, Williams/Amherst and Stevens Point/Whitewater are a special treat, and it's especially rare when they all happen on the same night. Plus Christopher Newport and Salisbury play another thriller and two coaches hit milestones.
Wednesday women: Great BritonsWith wins over Calvin and Trine in hand, Hope had control over the MIAA title race. Then Albion threw the race open againby beating the Flying Dutch in overtime on Wednesday night. Four other ranked teams survived very close games and one did not on a very full night of women's action.
Warhawks soldier on with stingy DThis season hasn't gone according to plan for UW-Whitewater because of injuries, but the Warhawks are flying high anyway. They sit atop the conference because of tough defense and emerging players like Brooke Trewyn. Erik Buchinger has more in Around the Central.
Locals leading charge for DenisonThe Big Red are in the top ten, led by a pair of Granville natives. Four starters are local products and summer league teammates, creating an atmosphere of excitement and chemistry around and within the program. More in Around the Great Lakes.
Captains keep even keel after big winAs excited as Christopher Newport head coach Bill Broderick can be on the sidelines, his Captains keeping an even keel, even after their big win over Mary Washington. Phil Soto-Ortiz talks with the Captains about staying balanced and staying focused in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
Babson women deserve a closer lookWhile the Babson men sit atop the Top 25, the Babson women have three losses and aren't ranked. Then again, two of those losses came to the top two teams in the country, so the Beavers deserve a closer look. Matt Noonan takes one in Around the Northeast.
Holguin at home with TigersMonica Holguin had her sights set on walking on to a Division I team. That didn't work out, but the preseason All-American has no regrets about her decision to attend and star for Trinity. More in Around the South.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Murphy reaches milestonesEntering today's game, Carnegie Mellon All-American Lisa Murphy needed five points to reach 2,000 and four rebounds to reach 1,000 in her career. She got that and a whole lot more as the Tartans routed Emory. Recap courtesy of CMU.
Friday: A-Plus performance by AmherstNo. 2 Amherst built a 30-point fourth quarter lead on its way to a resounding win over No. 19 Bowdoin while No. 13 Carnegie Mellon defeated No. 23 Rochester behind another big night for Lisa Murphy. On the men's side No. 4 Tufts edged No. 24 Wesleyan.
Meet the new Vikes, same as the old VikesAugustana entered the season without a starter from last year and still finds itself atop the CCIW. How'd the Vikings do it? A team-trip over the summer and a strong junior varsity program are part of the story. Erik Buchinger has more of it in Around the Central.
Wednesday men: Ripon ends St. Norbert's streakRipon emphatically ended St. Norbert's 72-game winning streak against MWC opponents while Johns Hopkins coach Bill Nelson reached the 600-win milestone. Get the recap from the men's night on the hardwood here.
Wednesday women: Alone at the topChristopher Newport, Hope, UW-Whitewater and Montclair State all took sole possession of first place in their conferences by beating other contenders while Luther ensured Wartburg wouldn't get through the IIAC unscathed. Get the full recap here.
Kean ready to contend for NJAC crownIt's been a while since the Kean women have made noise nationally, but the Cougars will have a chance to do so tomorrow night. They travel to Montclair State with hopes of taking over first place in the NJAC. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
Small's share Bears coming togetherWhen Ursinus was taking its lumps in the Centennial Conference two years ago, Kevin Small preached patience and sharing. Now that's paying off for the Bears who are tied for first in the conference. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
Hackley and Nagle find "inspiración" abroadAmherst's women's basketball players do great things on the court, but they also do very cool things off of it, like help communities in Costa Rica. Matt Noonan talks with Hannah Hackley and Jackie Nagel in Around the Region.
Carrying the torch at HSUNathaniel Jack found a role model to pattern his game after, and he didn't have to look far. His former teammate and current Cowboys assistant coach pushes the senior to improve each day. More in Around the South.
Heart of a championJosh Ruggles is a heart surgery survivor and a world record holder. Now, finally, the Loras sharpshooter once again holds a title he cherishes most: college basketball player. Nathan Ford has more in Around the West.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Spartans top Top 10 foeThe good news for North Park is the Vikings are ranked ninth in the Top 25 poll released late Monday afternoon. The bad news is they lost to Manchester a couple hours later. Get the recap courtesy of Manchester.
Saturday men: Good Knight for NJCUJalen Harris caught fire in overtime and the Gothic Knights defeated Ramapo in Saturday's only matchup between ranked teams. Elsewhere the WIAC and NESCAC races have clear front runners while the Centennial chase got tighter.
Saturday women: Perfect 10We entered Saturday with 14 undefeated teams in Division III women's basketball and we leave the day with just ten. No. 18 Puget Sound edged No. 16 Whitman in a thriller while Montclair State, Trinity (Texas) and Messiah also picked up their first loss.
Bears built for long-haulConference play started on a down note for the Washington U. women, but there's a long way to go and the Bears are built to contend for another UAA crown. Erik Buchinger talks with Coach Nancy Fahey about the Bears' balance and ball-control approach in Around the Central.
Rochester learns through winningLast year, the Yellowjackets learned from their mistakes in disappointing losses. Early in the 2016-17 season, they are still learning how they can play better, but have done it while earning hard-fought victories. More in Around the East.
Lady Royals flush with talentWhat do you get when you add two All-Americans to the regional Rookie of the Year and two talented first year players? You get a highly ranked Scranton team that's a legitimate national title contender. Phil Soto-Ortiz catches up with the Lady Royals in Around the Mid Atlantic
What's in the water in Walla Walla?Whitman's men's and women's teams are a perfect 26-0 to start the season. You better learn their new nickname soon, as the newly-christened Blues are prepared to make their name known deep into March.
Wednesday wrap: Moore than all but oneWooster beat Allegheny and Steve Moore moved into second place all-time in Division III men's basketball for coaching victories. Elsewhere Augustana and River Falls kept rolling in conference and the Ohio Northern women picked up a big win.
Florham freshman shoots to the top of conferenceKendrea Williams leads the MAC Freedom in scoring and Devils' head coach Marc Mitchell aims to turn her into an even more prolific shooter. Sarah Sommer has the story from FDU-Florham in Around the Atlantic.
Rolling Warriors hungry for moreLast season ended in disappointment for Eastern Connecticut and this one didn't start much better. But the Warriors turned their season around and are rolling toward a showdown with Mass-Dartmouth. That plus an interesting Williams College-NBA connection in Around the Northeast.
Scots start fast again, need to finish strongMaryville struggled in the second half of last season. This year, the Scots once again are off to a great start. Now, they need to finish the job and win a USA South title. More in Around the South.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Saturday men: Wash U win off the HooksWashington U. won its conference opener on a bizarre buzzer beater you have to see to believe while Babson avoided the same mistake that helped the Beavers become the top-ranked team in the country. Elsewhere UW-Eau Claire rebounded and Transylvania had a record-breaking day.
Saturday women: Upset Athletic AssociationOpening 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.
Pointers suspend Semling, impose postseason banUW-Stevens Point men's basketball coach Bob Semling has been suspended for the rest of the season and the Pointers have imposed a postseason ban following an investigation into illegal preseason practices.
Roadrunners seek wins on repeatRamapo head coach Chuck McBreen preaches machine-like consistency and, so far, the Roadrunners have got the message. Despite a 12-0 start to the season, Ramapo is looking for more. Sarah Sommer has the story in Around the Atlantic.
Resetting the WestThe holiday season is over and conference play is in full swing. Nathan Ford resets the West Region conferences to prepare you for an exciting finish to the 2016-17 season.
ATR: Roadrunners seek wins on repeatRamapo head coach Chuck McBreen preaches machine-like consistency and, so far, the Roadrunners have got the message. Despite a 12-0 start to the season, Ramapo is looking for more. Sarah Sommer has the story in Around the Atlantic.
Wednesday men: Going gets toughConference play has a way of bringing high-flying teams back to earth quickly. Just ask UW-Whitewater and UW-Eau Claire which opened WIAC play with losses. Or ask Ramapo which needed a big rally to beat winless Rutgers-Camden. Plus what happens when the top-scorer in the country plays score-happy Grinnell?
UWO celebrates a promise keptBefore losing his father to throat cancer, former Oshkosh player Andre Wallace promised that he would earn his college degree. When a snow storm cancelled Wallace's chance to receive his diploma, the Titans came up with a creative way to celebrate the occasion. Erik Buchinger has the story in Around the Central.
Reloaded Tartans building on 2016 successCarnegie Mellon's women turned heads with a Sweet Sixteen run last season. Despite being hit hard by graduation, the Tartans reloaded and are playing up to heightened expectations this year. More in Around the Great Lakes.
Adversity hardly affecting River HawksVery little went wrong for Susquehanna last season and the River Hawks cruised into the NCAA tournament. But they came up short in their quest for a conference crown and a Sweet 16 appearance. Will adversity push the River Hawks to higher heights? Phil Soto-Ortiz has more.
High expectations in the Cards this seasonWhile Tuesday's loss to Rhode Island College brought Wesleyan back to earth a little, there's no denying the Cardinals are off to a flying start. Matt Noonan checks in on Joe Reilly's squad as they get ready to enter NESCAC play.
ATR: UWO celebrates a promise keptBefore losing his father to throat cancer, Oshkosh player Andre Wallace promised his dad that he would earn his degree. When a snow storm postponed the University's ceremony, the Titans came up with a creative way to celebrate the occasion. Erik Buchinger has the story in Around the Central.
ATR: Adversity hardly affects River HawksVery little went wrong for Susquehanna last season and the team cruised into the NCAA tournament. But they came up short in their quest for a conference crown and a Sweet 16 appearance. Will adversity push the River Hawks to higher heights? Phil Soto-Ortiz has more.
Huntingdon coach steps downBefore this season started Mike Pugh announced that this season would be his last. After the Hawks started the season 0-10, he decided to step down immediately. Former Guilford player and assistant Caleb Kimbrough takes over immediately.
New men's Top 25 releasedThe New Year brings a new Top 25 poll with four new teams entering the rankings. The NJAC has two teams ranked, including New Jersey City, and the NESCAC has five with Middlebury and Williams joining the fun. Get the full rankings here.
Leaving Las Vegas 2-0The men from Hardin-Simmons, Ramapo and UW-Eau Claire and the women from Puget Sound and Lewis and Clark went 2-0 at the D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas. If you missed any of the action from the South Point Casino and Resort, check out all our coverage here.
Wash U. wins at WartburgMadeline Homoly scored 30 points and No. 6 Washington U. rallied past No. 8 Wartburg on its floor to win a battle of unbeaten teams. Get the recap courtesy of Washington U. with links to Friday's other headlines.
Thursday: Tommies, Tigers take Top 25 tiltsSt. Thomas beat Hope on a neutral floor while Trinity outlasted George Fox at home in Texas. Plus Williams and Middlebury scored big wins for the NESCAC and Stevens Point continued its recovery from a slow start.
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Red letter day for red birdsThe Wesleyan Cardinals showed their undefeated start is no fluke by handling No. 4 Marietta at the Daytona Beach Shootout. Wesleyan improved to 11-0, which is its best start since the 1911-1912 season.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Tuesday: Holiday heat for North Central, DePauwNorth Central beat Wartburg in Florida while the DePauw women upended UW-Oshkosh in Puerto Rico. In local match ups the Oshkosh men, Augustana women and DeSales women posted impressive wins. Get the full recap from a full night.
Saturday men: Give 'em the heave hoSalisbury stayed undefeated by beating Christopher Newport on a half-court heave while Rowan ended Swarthmore's perfect run. Elsewhere Capital pulled itself into a first place tie and River Falls entered the holiday break on a roll.
Pride springs major upsetSpringfield was 0-2 against the NESCAC and Amherst was 2-0 against the NEWMAC, but neither trend held on Wednesday night. Springfield built a 10-point lead and held on to beat top-ranked Amherst 71-70 at Blake Arena.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Nesci reaches 500 winsNew York University men's coach Joe Nesci picked up his 500th career victory as the Violets came from behind to beat Brooklyn, 70-67. Nesci has a 500-240 record in 26-plus seasons at NYU.
Men's wrap: Streak stoppersAfter losing four of its first five games, John Carroll jump started its season by beating No. 3 Marietta 88-76. Carroll picked up its first win since returning to the CCIW and Stevens Point won at Hope. Get the full recap from a full day's action.
Saturday women: Use the fourthBig fourth quarters propelled Ithaca, Montclair State and UW-Oshkosh to wins in different ways. The Bombers rallied past No. 9 Rochester on the road while Montclair State pulled away from Rowan and Oshkosh put away Wheaton in the final periods. Get the full recap from the day.
Quick-strike Del Rosario leads LehmanWith a quick trigger and a fearless offensive approach, Amely Del Rosario is leading the nation in scoring. She also led Lehman to the NCAA tournament last year. Sara Sommer talks with the Lightning's leader in Around the Atlantic.
Hoopsville: The UndefeatedsThe season has started fast and for some teams they still haven't lost. Not unexpected for some, maybe completely unexpected for others. On Thursday's edition of Hoopsville, Dave talks to several undefeated teams including the both No. 1 Amherst and No. 2 Babson coaches after their double-overtime thriller. Watch On Demand now!
Awesome Dawson shot lifts AmherstJayde Dawson's game-winning shot with less than a second to play in double overtime gave No. 1 Amherst a 99-97 victory over No. 2 Babson. Amherst's Johnny McCarthy hit two game-tying threes in extra time while Joey Flannery scored 41 for Babson. Game recap courtesy of Babson.
The man with a planWhen Harry Johnson felt out of his element in his first year at Bard, he made a life-changing decision. He decided to dedicate his time and energy to making an impact at Bard and around the world. More in Around the East.
Day-by-day, Eagles eye bigger prize“We’ve got to play ’em one day at a time.” It's a cliché that holds true for Mary Washington head coach Deena Applebury and her Eagles. So far they've all been good days and Applebury is on the verge of setting a new school record. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
Shooting to win with winners who shootWhen Peg Swadener took over a 1-24 Willamette program, she knew what kind of players she wanted to recruit. Now, her team's style and culture is translating to wins. More in Around the West.
Saturday women: Headed out on a high noteHope is headed into holiday break on a high note after beating UW-Stevens Point. So are Elizabethtown and SUNYIT, which continued their impressive starts. Plus Trinity (Texas) posted a statement win over No. 18 Puget Sound.
Wednesday: Stalwarts stumbleSt. Thomas and Wooster, which are the standard bearers for their conferences, picked up early losses in conference play as Hamline and Hiram scored upsets. Elsewhere the North Park men and Bethel women continued their surge. Get the recap here.
North Park eyes returns to prominenceOnce upon a time North Park was the most dominant program in Division III basketball, winning five national titles in 10 years. Then the Vikings dropped out of the national picture and into the CCIW cellar for years. But now the Vikings have two All-Americans, a Top 25 ranking and dreams of a bigger prize. Erik Buchinger has more in Around the Central.
Strong start puts Marietta coach at easeThe Marietta Way calls for reloading. Despite graduating three starters and facing a grueling early-season schedule, the Pioneers are off and running. Joe Sager has more in Around the Great Lakes.
Corsairs move from hunters to huntedThe offseason was a bit of a roller coaster for Mass-Dartmouth -- up when the Corsairs were picked as Little East Conference favorites, down when they lost their top returning player to season-ending injury. The Corsairs' 6-0 start puts them back on the rise and in a different role than usual.
Grand theft QuakerAnais Weatherly is filling up the stat sheet for Guilford, but the senior takes the most pride in her nation-leading six steals per game. Her two-way versatility is leading the defending ODAC champions to a 7-0 start. More in Around the South.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
Richter reaches 500 winsDeSales head coach Fred Richter picked up the 500th win of his career as the Bulldogs stymied Gwynedd Mercy 52-43. Morgan McCollian posted a double-double and DeSales held the Griffins under 10 points in three quarters.
Lindo grabs 1000th boardEastern Connecticut senior forward Hugh Lindo grabbed 25 rebounds, including the 1,000th of his career, as the Warriors defeated Southern Maine 73-51 on Saturday.
Saturday men: Steady as they rollNo. 2 Babson rode a big game from Joey Flannery to a victory over No. 3 Tufts while No. 4 Marietta pulled away from No. 20 Baldwin Wallace. Elsewhere Eau Claire stifled Wash U. and North Park powered past No. 17 Augustana.
Saturday women: Sounds Payne-fulTwo teams ranked in the Top 10 went down to defeat as Puget Sound ended George Fox's streak in the NWC and Howard Payne made sure not to miss a second chance at upsetting Texas-Tyler. Meanwhile Wheaton cruised past Elmhurst and Sara Tarbert torched Widener. That and more in Saturday's recap.
Surprise, surprise!The Division III basketball season is only a little over two weeks old, but there have already been a handful of teams that have surpassed expectations. Are they for real? How can we know? Ryan Scott has some answers in Around the Nation.
Fields adds danger to MiseriMisericordia was already the favorite in the MAC Freedom conference with returning players like All-Conference honoree Jason Kenny. New wing Tre Fields makes the Cougars even more dangerous. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
Sabin shooting for a bannerAll-American Ty Sabin already owns the Ripon College men's basketball record book and he broke his own single-game scoring record on Saturday night. But he's shooting for a MWC title, and he doesn't often miss. Erik Buchinger has more on the red hot Red Hawk in Around the Central.
Starting from scratch at Saint ElizabethTom Wagenblast is creating a culture in the Eagles' first season of men's basketball. Seventeen freshmen and one sophomore will set the tone at the recently co-ed college. More in Around the East.
Wednesday: Hot benches help Hope, LionsHope and Albright opened conference play with big wins thanks to big nights from their reserves while Katie McDaniels had another great night for Wheaton at Chicago. In men's action No. 19 Salisbury won its conference opener while No. 22 Mount St. Joseph fell to Anderson.
Changes for the better at Leb ValAndy Orr has transformed from a slender post player to an All-American. Sam Light has transformed from a D2 point guard to a D3 two guard. And Leb Val has transformed into a title contender. Phil Soto-Ortiz has their story in Around the Mid Atlantic.
10 games to watch in DecemberConference play doesn't get into full swing in the Northeast until the new year, but there's plenty to watch before the holidays arrive, including a potential Tufts/Babson battle on Sunday. Matt Noonan helps you set your viewing schedule in this week's Around the Northeast.
Wacker feels right at home at TLUIt took longer than expected, but Mike Wacker worked his way back to the college ranks. It's no surprise he landed at a place he and his family called home for many years. More in Around the South.
Team of the WeekD3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
John Carroll aims to send Moran off on topMike Moran's reign as Blue Streaks head coach will come to an end after a quarter century. His final squad wants to make sure he goes out on a high note. More in Around the Great Lakes.
Squirrels snap long streakThe Fighting Squirrels of Mary Baldwin snapped an 106-game losing streak by beating Wesleyan (Ga.) 43-42 on Saturday. It was their first win since February 11, 2012.
Saturday men: More questions than answersVoters will have a lot to sort through on their first Top 25 ballot. Is the wrong "Wesleyan" team ranked? What to do with Benedictine? If two System teams play, do their defenses make a sound? Get the men's recap here.
Saturday women: UAA shows mettleUAA teams improved their collective record to 30-4 following wins by Washington U, Carnegie Mellon and others on Saturday. Elsewhere Stevenson defeated FDU-Florham and Rose-Hulman shut down North Central (Ill.). Get the full recap here.
Traveling is the right callWhen the NCAA changed how it counts games for postseason selections, it spurred some teams to travel farther away early in the season. There are benefits on the court and off of it, as Ryan Scott learned at the 2016 Hoopsville Classic. He has more in Around the Nation.
NJCU turning disappointment into momentumNew Jersey City was disappointed when it was passed up for an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament last season. But the Gothic Knights made the most of their experience in the ECAC tournament and bring back several key components for another run at the NJAC crown. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
Flannery pushes Babson to excellenceDespite all the accolades, Babson All-American Joey Flannery keeps pushing for more. "This is his team, his program and he is ready to go," says Babson's coach. Matt Noonan has more on Flannery and his teammates in Around the Northeast.
Pios pound ScotsMarietta is developing a flair for the anticlimactic. After the Pioneers rolled over No. 2 Christopher Newport in the Hoopsville Classic, they turned their Thanksgiving Eve showdown with No. 7 Wooster into a rout. Get the details from Marietta's 99-70 victory.
Eagles put dream season behind themLast season Benedictine didn't lose a game until the national championship game. This season the Eagles have lost two of their first three games albeit to ranked teams. The Eagles recognize they're a different team with different players and different expectations. Erik Buchinger talks with Ben U head coach Keith Bunkenburg about the road ahead.
Shocking loss could be good for CaptainsSure, Saturday's showdown against Marietta didn't go Christopher Newport's way. But the Captains have the senior leadership to turn a lop-sided loss into a learning experience as they work to live up to their high preseason ranking. Plus Swarthmore finds itself in an unfamiliar place to start the season.
Patriots ready to ascend even higherTexas-Tyler returns its full roster from last season's Elite Eight squad. In head coach Kendra Hassell's second season, the Patriots realize that the sky is the limit. Brian Lester has more in the season's first Around the South.
Prairie Wolves ready to runNebraska Wesleyan is officially a member of Division III and the IIAC. Their style might look familiar, but it aims to be one-of-a-kind. Nathan Ford has more in the first Around the West column of the season.
Tuesday: No 1 with a BulletGettysburg picked up its first win of the season with an upset victory at Franklin & Marshall to start Centennial play while New Rochelle picked up its first win altogether in men's basketball. In women's action Thomas More, Scranton and Bowdoin won comfortably over NCAA tourney teams from a year ago.
Day 2: Marietta wins the Hoopsville ClassicSince it isn't a tournament, the Hoopsvile Classic technically doesn't have a winner. But Marietta was so impressive in demolishing No. 2 Christopher Newport that it's hard not to think of them as the best team coming out of this weekend in Owings Mills. Ryan Scott has more.
Day 1: Captains cruise past PointAll-American Marcus Carter had a quiet night, but his teammates more than picked up the slack as Christopher Newport buried Stevens Point. Marietta, Lynchburg and Skidmore also won comfortably at the fifth annual Hoopsville Classic. Ryan Scott reports from Stevenson
ATN: Passing the batonA new season brings a new voice to our Around the Nation column, and coaching changes to some schools that haven't had one in decades. Ryan Scott spoke with the new coaches at East Texas Baptist, Pomona-Pitzer, Roanoke, Rowan and Stockton about their managing the transition.
Rider calls it a careerA couple days before Cal Lutheran started the new season, long-time head coach Rich Rider announced he's retiring immediately. Assistant Geoff Dains will take over on an interim basis.
Thomas More vacates 2015 national titleThe 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.
Rinka's journey ends in FameJohn Rinka was one of the most prolific scorers in college basketball history during his four years at Kenyon. On the week that he'll be inducted into the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame, we spoke with him about his unique journey from overlooked prospect to national prominence.
Our preseason MBB All-America picksIt's no surprise that Joey Flannery is a first-team All-American again, but there are several new names among our honorees. They cover the Division III landscape from Washington to Vermont, with plenty to Love (or even Amour) in between. Get the full list here.
Our preseason WBB All-America picksLater this month more than 4,000 women's basketball players will start the 2016-17 season. This is our take on the top 25 players who will take the court.
Whitman's got the BluesWhitman might still be on a mission, but its teams aren't the Missionaries anymore. The College announced that its team will be known as the Blues from here forward.
Preseason poll: Bring your A gameAmherst leads a wide-open men's preseason poll with fellow national semifinalist Christopher Newport not far behind. Three other teams garnered No. 1 votes and 55 appeared on at least one ballot. Get the full tally here.
Tufts tops preseason rankingsAfter finishing one spot behind Thomas More last season, Tufts will start this season as the top team in the country. The Jumbos top our preseason poll with rival Amherst in second, Texas-Tyler third and the defending champions fourth. Get the full ranking here.
Top of the conference cropOur friends at D3football.com have been ranking the top conferences in Division III football for years, so we figured we'd give it a shot. Here's one Mann's take on Top 10 conferences in Division III men's basketball over the past four seasons.
Talking about practiceFor many Division III schools preseason practice started last weekend, but maybe it shouldn't have. Or maybe it should've started earlier and then stopped for a while. Dave McHugh takes you inside the NCAA's rules on practicing and proposes a way to improve them.
Better late than neverLess than 24 hours before Division III teams were allowed to begin practice for the new season, Olivet named its new women's basketball coach. Zach Ingles replaces Nicole Burford who took an assistant coach position at Division I Oakland.
Men's schedules releasedPractices for most Division III teams begin less than two weeks from today, so this is a good time to take a look at the 2016-17 schedules for your favorite school. We have most of them posted, including strong slates for Whitman and UW-Stevens Point. Take a look inside.
Women's schedules releasedWhen does Amherst play Tufts this year and which team hosts? Where does Thomas More go for opening weekend? And does anyone have a tougher non-conference slate than Illinois Wesleyan? We have most of the women's 2016-17 schedules posted so take a look inside.
Campbell retires from Western ConnecticutWhen Western Connecticut starts the 2016-17 men's basketball season, it'll do so with a different head coach for the first time in more than three decades. The University announced that long-time head coach Bob Campbell is retiring and will be replaced on an interim basis by Jason Harlow.
Principia suspends women's programCiting the lack of a coach, lack of student interest and lack of prospects for success, Principia College announced that it is suspending its women's basketball program. The Panthers went 4-19, 4-14 in the SLIAC last season.
UR's Palestra named to Hall listThe Basketball Hall of Fame is celebrating 125 years of basketball by naming its top 125 venues where the game is played. That list includes the University of Rochester's Louis A. Alexander Palestra.
Bulldogs trying Trine assistantAdrian officially welcomed Trine assistant Kyle Lindsay as its new men's basketball head coach. Lindsay played football and basketball at Adrian and also coached at Illinois College.
Two for the showOn Wednesday Hope announced that it will play an exhibition game against Indiana University -- yes, that Indiana University. Since we're in schedule entry mode, we've found a few more noteworthy exhibition games to mark on your calendar, including Harvard/MIT and Catholic/Notre Dame.
Caps, Pios and powers headline Hoopsville ClassicChristopher Newport, Marietta and defending ODAC champs Lynchburg are headed to Stevenson this November for the fifth annual Hoopsville National Invitational Classic. So are two perennial national powers. Get the full field and schedule here.