Hoopsville Podcast: May Edition
It may be the offseason, but we are still hard at work keeping track of what is going on in Division III basketball. This month, hear from two coaches who made unexpected job changes plus we dive into what is going on in the MIAC. It is the May Edition (in early June) of the Hoopsville Podcast!
March 19, 2019
Hoopsville: Season Finale
The champions have been crowned and we not only recap the championships, but talk to the coaches who guided their teams to the titles. Plus, we talk about "The Calhoun Project" and Dave has a few items in his Notebook you should keep track of yourself. Get all caught up on the Season Finale!
March 10, 2019
Hoopsville: Final Fours
A record(s) shattering performance on the men's side highlights the weekend. Home teams, barely, holding their own highlights the women's weekend. Sunday night on Hoopsville, Dave and guests recap the weekend and look ahead at the Championship Weekends. Watch the show On Demand or listen to the podcast here.
March 7, 2019
Hoopsville: Who Survives?
By the end of the weekend, there will be eight teams remaining who have a chance at two national titles. But who? Watch Hoopsville On Demand (or listen to the podcast) to hear how some of the teams are preparing for the Sectional Round of the NCAA Tournaments.
March 3, 2019
Hoopsville: Shockingly Sweet
Upsets, close games, tough matchups. It was a thrilling opening weekend of the NCAA Tournaments. We recap the weekend and start looking to next weekend on Hoopsville. Guests from around the country join us. Catch up On Demand or listen to the podcast.
February 28, 2019
Hoopsville: Tourney Previews
The teams are ready for games that will tip off on Friday, but the DIII basketball tournaments cannot begin without a proper preview. Dave is joined by coaches around the country whose teams are ready for a chance at a national title. Plus, hear who experts and friends think will be playing in the final four. Catch up On Demand or via the Podcast!
February 25, 2019
Hoopsville Special: Brackets Breakdown
The brackets are out, the teams selected, it is time to play for national championships. But first, we break down what was revealed today on Hoopsville. Watch a special edition of the show On Demand as we take a look at the 2019 national tournaments.
February 24, 2019
Hoopsville: Selection Sunday Special
Who will be selected to play for a national title? Dave and his team of selectors will take on the challenge of making mock selections for both the men's and women's tournaments. Plus, hear from the national committee chairs and those who's programs are "dancing" for the first time ever. The Hoopsville Special is On Demand!
February 21, 2019
Hoopsville: Bubble Trouble
While teams are trying to lock up auto bids to the NCAA tournaments, other teams are already on the at-large bubble. We celebrated the excitement of conference tournaments and the nerves of wondering if one qualifies on Hoopsville. Watch On Demand or listen to the podcast now.
February 17, 2019
Hoopsville: Now or Never
The time is now. If teams want to be sure to playing in March, the opportunity is before them. The season comes down to this week. Watch a special, extended, edition of Hoopsville On Demand, or listen to the podcast. Bubble talk, surging teams, must-win games. We have it all!
February 10, 2019
Hoopsville: Final Weeks
The regular season is nearly over! Teams are either playing their final games, hoping to play a little while longer, or have plans to play into March. What teams may or may not accomplish their goals. Watch Sunday's Hoopsville as Dave and guests give unique insight into the final weeks.
February 7, 2019
Hoopsville: Rankings Pressure
UWSP men's basketball case is closed, the first regional rankings are out, we are into the final weeks of the season. There is a lot that is providing pressure for teams around the country. You don't want to miss Thursday's extended edition of Hoopsville. Watch it On Demand or listen to the podcast episode.
February 4, 2019
Hoopsville: What A Weekend
From "The Rivalry," to a 346-point game, and upsets a-plenty, it was another crazy weekend in Division III basketball. Tune in to a special edition of Hoopsville on Monday evening as Dave tries to cover everything plus look ahead to the first regional rankings. Show begins at 7:00 p.m. ET.
February 2, 2019
Hoopsville Courtside: The Rivalry
Dave McHugh and Pat Coleman are live, courtside, with a special one-hour pregame show ahead of the 200th meeting of the Calvin-Hope rivalry. Get the history of Division III's biggest rivalry, hear from some of the top players in the rivalry's history and more as we count you down to tipoff.
January 31, 2019
6th Annual Hoopsville Marathon
Time for the annual Hoopsville Marathon! Watch Thursday's show On Demand (or listen to the podcast episodes) and hear from coaches, administrators, alums, and fans of Division III basketball around the country. Also hear from both national committee chairs, the head of officials, and many others.
January 30, 2019
6th Annual Hoopsville Marathon to air Thursday
For the sixth consecutive year, fans of Division basketball will be able to digest many hours of wall-to-wall Division III basketball on Thursday, Jan. 31 as host Dave McHugh runs a super-sized edition of Hoopsville. Tune in Thursday starting at 12 p.m. ET to watch the Marathon Show!
January 27, 2019
Hoopsville: Did You See...
If you relaxed, again, and didn't watch games, you missed another set of significant outcomes. From upsets to statement games, there was plenty to pick from in just the last few days. Dave and guests try and break it all down on Hoopsville. Watch it On Demand or listen to the podcast!
January 24, 2019
Hoopsville: They Got Good
Teams who have had unbelievable starts, but have not faltered, are now in the spotlight. The question is no longer "can they keep this up?" But rather, the question is, "how did they get this good?" We ask versions of that question to our guests on Hoopsville. Watch the show On Demand now.
January 20, 2019
Hoopsville: Underdogs & Upsets
Milestones, upsets, underdogs, under the radar, and giving back ... that's what's on tap. Join Dave and guests as they recap another terrific week in D-III basketball. Hear from some of the teams many didn't expect to be talking about. Also, hear about how some teams are giving back on this national holiday. Watch the show On Demand.
January 17, 2019
Hoopsville: Schedule Algebra
It is the time of the year when the schedule math makes things challenging. Second-half of conference games, familiar foes or rivals, travel grinds, campus boredom or changes, and much more. How are teams staying focused and why some upsets should be expected. Hear about the math on Hoopsville. You can watch it On Demand anytime.
January 13, 2019
Hoopsville: Stormy Weather
Whether it is Mother Nature or the schedule, there always seems to be a stormy patch or two for teams this time of the season. How they deal with travel or schedule changes and how to handle the sudden surprise of a tougher-than-expected opponent. Find out more about it all on Hoopsville - watch On Demand or listen to the podcast.
January 10, 2019
Hoopsville: Conference Grind
The holiday break is long gone. The real grind of the basketball season has begun: conference play. What teams are impressing, who are faltering, and who will survive. Plus, the season debut of the "WBCA Center Court." Watch On Demand or listen to the podcast.
January 6, 2019
Hoopsville: Welcome Back!
Upsets, great games, close finishes, record breaking accomplishments ... oh and conference play has resumed. Two hours may not be enough, but that doesn't mean we won't cram it all in to tonight's Hoopsville. Watch the show On Demand or listen to the podcast to catch up with the New Year!
December 20, 2018
Hoopsville: Semester Finale
The first semester has come to a close and it's time for a holiday break. Who has caught Dave's eye? How has one conference commissioner impacted D3 hoops? What does Gordon Mann think of the first six weeks of women's basketball? Those questions, and more, answered on Thursday's Hoopsville. Watch On Demand or listen to the podcast.
December 16, 2018
Hoopsville: Under the Radar
Nearly six weeks into the season and it's time to evaluate things. Some teams are off to great starts and others are struggling. We "Buy or Sell" and chat with squads who seem to be under the radar. Watch Hoopsville On Demand, or listen to the podcast, here.
December 13, 2018
Hoopsville: Holiday Hype!
Time off or still playing? For many DIII programs it is an interesting period of the season. Some are still playing games around finals and leading up to the Christmas break. Others won't play for nearly a month. On Thursday's Hoopsville, hear from four programs still playing and traveling before the holidays. You can watch the show On Demand or listen to the podcast.
December 9, 2018
Hoopsville: Staying Focused
Staying focused maybe cliche in sports, but this time of the season is one of the more difficult. Final exams, holiday celebrations, travel plans back home. It can make any given practice or game a challenge. You can watch Sunday's episode of Hoopsville On Demand or listen to the audio-only podcast.
December 6, 2018
Hoopsville: Dealing with Change
For three programs, the first month of the season was maybe a bit smoother than the month of preseason. How three programs have dealt with last minute, high-profile, coaching changes. Plus, there will be a women's All-Star Game this year! We talk about it all on Thursday's Hoopsville.
December 3, 2018
Hoopsville: Carnage Continues!
On any given night, a Top 25 Division III team will be beaten. If you look away for one night, you will miss something. This season has been incredible. Filled with great games, crazy outcomes, and buzzer beaters. Watch a special Monday edition of Hoopsville On Demand or listen to the podcast here.
November 25, 2018
Hoopsville: Season of Upsets
No team is safe on any night. That's what we have learned in the opening few weeks. Even top ranked teams can lose in improbable ways. Sunday night on Hoopsville, Dave recaps another spat of upsets and talks to one of the teams responsible. Plus, this season's chair of the Men's national committee joins the show in studio. Hoopsville is available to watch or listen to here.
November 20, 2018
Hoopsville: Thanksgiving Special
Before you stuff yourself full of turkey and food this week, stuff yourself full of DIII basketball chat. The Hoopsville special on Tuesday is available On Demand. Dave and guests recap a pretty interesting opening two weeks of the season. Upsets, close finishes, and plenty of other intriguing things were discussed including a terrific slate of games ahead of Thanksgiving.
November 15, 2018
Hoopsville: Season Ratchets Up
The season ratchets up to another level this upcoming weekend which means plenty of basketball for DIII fans. However, the news isn't all rosy. On Thursday's Hoopsville, Dave talks about the Fitchburg State incident and chats with two programs who will be in the national spotlight. Plus, our first interview with a national committee member. Watch the show On Demand or listen to the Podcast.
November 11, 2018
Hoopsville: Not Quite Started
For many Division III programs, the season is underway. For others, not quite. Find out what it's like to still be on the sidelines after the season has started. How teams deal with high expectations. And the experience of taking over a program for the first time. Those topics and more on Sunday's show. Watch On Demand now!
November 8, 2018
Hoopsville: Season Tip-Off
The season is officially underway. What teams will be competing for national attention? What players should you be watching? Who will surprise? Who may disappoint? And we chat with a coaching legend. Dave and guests preview the season.
November 4, 2018
Hoopsville: Season Premiere
Welcome to the 2018-19 Division III basketball season! Join Dave right now for the season debut of Hoopsville. Interviews include the preseason top pics, plus hot topics, coaching changes, and more. Watch the show On Demand, or listen to the Podcast, here.
March 22, 2018
Hoopsville Season Finale
The 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:
March 11, 2018
Hoopsville: Sectional Surprises
The 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:
March 8, 2018
Hoopsville: Sectionals Preview
The 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:
March 4, 2018
Hoopsville: Wacky Weekend
With 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:
March 1, 2018
Hoopsville: Tourney Tip-Off
The 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:
February 26, 2018
Hoopsville Special: Bracket Breakdown
The 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.
February 25, 2018
Hoopsville: Selection Sunday
The 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: