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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.