• D3hoops.com 2019 men's All-Great Lakes Region team
    March 11, 2019
    Cam Fails succeeds in becoming the Great Lakes Region player of the year.
  • D3hoops.com 2018 men's All-Great Lakes Region team
    March 12, 2018
    Ohio Wesleyan dynamo Nate Axelrod is the Great Lakes Region Player of the Year and Wittenberg's Matt Croci is the Coach of the Year for leading the Tigers' resurgence. Plus RHIT stat sheet stuffer Craig McGee is the Rookie of the Year.
  • Jostens Trophy finalists announced
    February 27, 2018
    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.
  • Ohio Wesleyan Falls in NCAC Tournament Championship
    February 24, 2018
    Senior guard Nate Axelrod and senior guard Seth Clark connected on 3-pointers to cap an early 19-8 run, but sixth-ranked Wittenberg rallied during the second half to defeat Ohio Wesleyan in the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament championship game on Saturday in Springfield.
  • Ohio Wesleyan Defeats Wooster in NCAC Tournament Semifinal
    February 23, 2018
    Senior guard Nate Axelrod scored the game-winning bucket and senior guard Seth Clark set a pair of school records on the way to a career-high 44 points as Ohio Wesleyan defeated 17th-ranked Wooster in a North Coast Athletic Conference tournament semifinal matchup on Friday in Springfield...
  • Tuesday: Last chance to dance
    February 20, 2018
    Earlier 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.
  • Men's Basketball Tops Fifth-Ranked Wittenberg
    February 14, 2018
    Ohio Wesleyan erased a 19-point first-half deficit and went on to defeat fifth-ranked Wittenberg in North Coast Athletic Conference action on Wednesday at Branch Rickey Arena.
  • Axelrod Breaks Career Assists Record
    February 07, 2018
    Sophomore post Grant Gossard scored to give Ohio Wesleyan a 66-65 lead with 4:15 left in regulation time, but Hiram scored the final 7 points of the game to take a North Coast Athletic Conference win over the Bishops on Wednesday in Hiram. During the game, senior guard Nate Axelrod broke the Ohio Wesleyan career record he shared with Andy Winters (2009-13).
  • Axelrod Ties OWU Career Assists Record
    February 03, 2018
    DELAWARE, OHIO -- Senior guard Seth Clark scored 7 points during a 17-5 run that opened up a double-digit lead for Ohio Wesleyan, and senior guard Nate Axelrod tied the school's career assists record as the Battling Bishops defeated Kenyon, 108-82, in North Coast Athletic Conference action on Saturday at Branch Rickey Arena.
  • OWU shoots lights out; Amherst shakes off rust
    December 28, 2017
    The Battling Bishops worked the perimeter to perfection, hitting 25 3-pointers in a rout of No. 6 Ramapo, while the No. 3 Amherst women pulled away from UC Santa Cruz. Meanwhile, Augsburg and No. 6 Trine won hard-fought battles.
  • Ohio Wesleyan Defeats Oberlin
    December 09, 2017
    Sophomore post Grant Gossard (Westerville/Olentangy Orange) scored 6 points during an early 9-0 run that opened up a double-digit lead, then tallied 5 points during a late 9-2 run that helped 19th-ranked Ohio Wesleyan pull away for a North Coast Athletic Conference win over Oberlin on Saturday in Oberlin.
  • Team of the Week
    November 27, 2017
    D3hoops.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 released
    November 27, 2017
    A chaotic start to the season results in a very different looking Top 25 compared to the preseason poll. Nine teams exit the rankings and are replaced by mainstays, like Whitworth, Amherst and Wooster. How far did the defending champs fall? How many NESCAC teams are ranked? Find out here.
  • Preseason men's All-Americans
    November 10, 2017
    The 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.
  • 2017 D3hoops.com Classic pairings announced
    June 09, 2017
    The 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.
  • Furious Comeback Falls Just Short for Ohio Wesleyan
    February 25, 2017
    Ohio Wesleyan narrowed a 21-point second-half deficit to 2 and had the go-ahead shot in the air, but Wooster withstood the comeback and escaped with a win in the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament championship game on Saturday at Branch Rickey Arena.
  • Ohio Wesleyan Edges Wittenberg, Clinches Share of NCAC Title
    February 15, 2017
    Junior guard Nate Axelrod sank a pair of free throws with :00.9 to play to lift the Bishops over Wittenberg on Wednesday. The win clinched a share of the North Coast Athletic Conference championship for Ohio Wesleyan, the Bishops' third consecutive conference crown.
  • Team of the Week
    February 06, 2017
    D3hoops.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.
  • Wednesday men: OWU battling back
    February 01, 2017
    Ohio 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.
  • Team of the Week
    January 16, 2017
    D3hoops.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.
  • Point well taken
    December 08, 2016
    There are hundreds of point guards in Division III, but true floor generals are very rare. They manage the offense and, often times, they manage the team. Ryan Scott gives his take on the best 10 point guards in Division III, with an invitation to debate, in Around the Nation.
  • 2016-17 preseason men's All-America team
    November 03, 2016
    The 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.
  • Ohio Wesleyan Edges Lynchburg to Advance to Final 16
    March 05, 2016
    Sophomore guard Nate Axelrod hit a trio of 3-pointers during a pair of first-half runs that helped 10th-ranked Ohio Wesleyan build a double-digit lead, and the Bishops withstood a potential game-tying shot in holding on for a 97-94 win over Lynchburg.
  • Ohio Wesleyan Defeats Pitt-Greensburg to Advance in Division III Tournament
    March 04, 2016
    Tenth-ranked Ohio Wesleyan defeated Pitt-Greensburg in a first-round matchup of the NCAA Division III tournament on Friday at Branch Rickey Arena. The win was the 284th at Ohio Wesleyan for Battling Bishop head coach Mike DeWitt, making him the winningest men's basketball coach in Ohio Wesleyan history.
  • A barnburner atop the NCAC
    February 02, 2016
    Wooster and Ohio Wesleyan split their regular season series in thrilling fashion. They could meet again in tournament play, but the road to a rematch will be a bumpy one in the competitive conference. More in Around the Great Lakes.
  • OAC, NCAC team up to honor Goodwin
    January 26, 2016
    Members of the Ohio Athletic Conference and North Coast Athletic Conference are teaming up this week to raise funds and raise cancer awareness during Suits and Sneakers Week to honor Capital men’s basketball coach Damon Goodwin.
  • It's crowded at the top
    January 05, 2016
    As conference play heats up, four men's teams are tied atop the NCAC standings. But that's not as hotly contested as the HCAC, which has five teams tied for the lead entering play on Jan. 6. More in Around the Great Lakes.
  • Hoopsville: Experience & Expectations
    December 03, 2015
    Nearly three weeks into the college basketball season and there is plenty to talk about. On the women's side, not a lot of upsets; on the men's side, no one seems safe to an unforeseen loss. On Hoopsville, Dave talked to several teams who are still working off last season's success and battling expectations this season. Watch or listen to Hoopsville On Demand!
  • Saturday: Reason to celebrate
    November 28, 2015
    Thomas More forward Nikki Kiernan celebrated her birthday by giving the Saints a gift while St. Olaf got a Daly double-double against No. 23 Luther. Plus Texas Lutheran won a thriller in the Lone Star State and the William Paterson men returned to the court. Saturday's recap.
  • Playing for a purpose
    November 18, 2015
    The NCAC/OAC Challenge took on an even bigger meaning this year. The games raised awareness and money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society while Capital coach Damon Goodwin is battling leukemia. More in Around the Great Lakes.
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