The snowstorm which made travel difficult across much of the midwest and led to official travel bans in Pennsylvania led to many rescheduled games on Saturday, but Carleton and Middlebury would be among the teams glad they got their games in, as they each defeated top 10 teams in Division III men's basketball action.
The 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.
Watch 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. Nathan Ford profiles Oliver in this week's Around the West column.
Teams are finally settling into the season, but that doesn't mean things have gotten easier. On Hoopsville, Dave returned from the Wendy's Classic where he talked to those who helped wrap up the historic tournament. He also chatted with those showing heir strength early in the campaign and pulling off upsets. Hoopsville is available On Demand NOW!
The three seniors on the Carleton College men's basketball roster ensured that the famed Goat Trophy would remain in West Gym for another year. Seth Jonker poured in a game-high 25 points—including 16 in the second half—as the Knights held on for a 72-69 victory at crosstown rival St. Olaf College. Classmates Jeremy Sutherland and Carter Biewen also finished in double figures.