Nebraska Wesleyan is bringing a trophy back to Lincoln as the Prairie Wolves men's basketball team claimed the program's first ever national championship with a 78-72 victory over UW-Oshkosh in the Division III men's basketball national championship game on Saturday night (March 17) at the Salem Civic Center in Salem, Virginia.
Baruch College and the CUNY Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) will be well represented with senior forward Chimaechi Ekekeugbor becoming the second Bearcat ever to play in the prestigious national all-star game (previously Granville Gittens 2015).
ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball senior guard/forward Ishimeal Nance (Muscle Shoals, AL/Muscle Shoals) racked up another prestigious postseason award on Tuesday morning, when he was announced as having been voted to the third team of the D3hoops.com All-Great Lakes Region squad.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Penn State Altoona men's basketball's senior guard/forward Ishimeal Nance (Muscle Shoals, AL/Muscle Shoals) picked up yet another high profile recognition on Monday for his standout performance during the 2017-18 season, when he was announced as being selected to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division III All-District team.
Emory University seniors Whit Rapp and Adam Gigax have been recognized for their fine play during the 2017-18 season by earning berths on the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-South District Team.
Mahwah, NJ: The Ramapo College men's basketball team won the 2018 NCAA Division III Sectional Championship in a thrilling 68-66 victory over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology this evening in a game played in the Bradley Center. With the win, the Roadrunners advance to the Final Four for the second time in program history. The 1991 Roadrunners finished with a 24-8 overall mark, advancing to the NCAA Final Four. The win also concludes a perfect 14-0 record for the Roadrunners at home this season.
Swarthmore, Pa. - March 9, 2018 - The Springfield College men's basketball team pulled off a thrilling come-from-behind victory in overtime against No. 13 Hamilton, 92-90, in the NCAA Division III Championship Sweet 16 on Friday evening in Tarble Pavilion in Lamb Miller Field House on the campus of Swarthmore College.
Nebraska Wesleyan's Nate Schimonitz scored on a driving layup with 3.1 seconds remaining, lifting the Prairie Wolves to a 79-78 victory over host UW-Platteville Friday in the NCAA III Sweet 16 game on a sold-out Bo Ryan Court.
In the national collegiate basketball postseason tournaments, there are no consolation prizes or moral victories. It is harsh reality measured by the concept of single elimination. A loss means the end of the line.
MIT's Hamilton Forsythe led all scorers with 23 points, leading the Engineers to a 79-76 victory over Middlebury in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Sweet Sixteen at the Bradley Center on the campus of Ramapo College.
Senior Christopher Moseley led the Roadrunners with 18 points, shooting 5-of-8 from the field and 8-of-8 from the free throw line. Senior Thomas Bonacum registered 16 points and seven rebounds while senior Josh Ford and senior Nick Stanek added 12 and 10 points respectively
ALTOONA, Pa. – Ishimeal Nance is an All-Star. On Thursday, Nance, a senior guard/forward for the Penn State Altoona men’s basketball team, was voted into the 2018 Reese’s Division III College All-Star Game following a two-day fan vote.
New 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.
The Emory men's basketball program looks to continue its run in the postseason on Friday (Mar. 9) when it travels to Augustana College to play the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in a NCAA D-III Tournament Round of 16 contest.
Emory University junior Gebereal Baitey has been selected as the University Athletic Association Men's Basketball Player of the Week after helping the Eagles to wins in the opening two rounds of the NCAA D-III Tournament.
Forward Thomas Bonacum recorded a 33-point, 13-rebound double-double to lead the Roadrunners to the Sweet 16. In a thunderous Chandler Gymnasium, the Ephs rallied from a second-half deficit to take a 59-58 lead with 3:24 left, but the Roadrunners scored eight straight points in the final minutes to clinch the game.
The 2018 NCAA Division III Tournament First Round on Friday, March 2 at Washington University, St. Louis was the site for a game Aurora University will be talking about for decades to come. The Spartans were victorious over the highly ranked Washington Bears 82-80 behind a buzzer beating shot from AU senior guard Marcus Myers.
John Carroll University and the College of Wooster have arguably been the best two NCAA Division III programs in the nation the last three decades. Perhaps Saturday night’s epic contest in the second round of the NCAA Tournament even exceeded expectations. In front of a capacity crowd at the Tony DeCarlo Varsity Center, John Carroll clinched its ninth trip in program history to the Sweet 16 with a 91-85 wire-to-wire victory over the Fighting Scots.
Williamstown, MA: The Ramapo College men’s basketball team defeated #5 Williams College, 66-62, in the second round of the NCAA DIII National Tournament on Saturday night. With the win, the Roadrunners advance to the Sweet 16 for the fourth time in team history.
Radnor, Pa. - March 3, 2018 - The Springfield College men's basketball team toppled No. 22 Cabrini, 96-88, in the second round of the NCAA Division III Championship on Saturday evening in Nerney Field House on the campus of Cabrini University.
Senior Christopher Avant led five double-figure scorers with a season-high 22 points in helping the Emory men’s basketball team to a thrilling 83-82 home victory over LeTourneau University Saturday evening in the second round of the NCAA D-III Tournament.
Hamilton College's Kena Gilmour '20 scored 20 points and the Continentals edged York College of Pennsylvania 69-66 in a 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship second round game at York's Charles Wolf Gymnasium on Saturday night.