• Woodruff leaving Lady Royals
    April 25, 2019
    Trevor Woodruff, who led Scranton to the 2019 national semifinals, is leaving Division III to become the next head coach at Division I Bucknell. He is the third D-III women's head coach to take a Division I job this offseason.
  • Temple takes over for Saints
    March 15, 2019
    Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. Thomas More All-American Madison Temple put her team on her back in the fourth quarter and led the top-ranked Saints to a win over Scranton in Friday's semifinals.
  • No. 9 Lady Royals Fall Just Short in National Semifinal Clash with No. 1 Thomas More, 69-56
    March 15, 2019
    SALEM, VA. - The ninth-ranked University of Scranton women's basketball team fought hard all night long, but in the end, came up just short, as top-ranked Thomas More rallied in the fourth quarter to take a 69-56 victory over the Lady Royals in the 2019 NCAA Division III National Semifinals on Friday night in the Cregger Center on the campus of Roanoke College.
  • Disciples of disciplined defense
    March 14, 2019
    When Scranton was on the ropes on Saturday night, the defense came through, holding Tufts scoreless for the final eight-plus minutes in the Elite Eight. And that's not a fluke. Nathan Ford has more in a Road to Salem feature.
  • D3hoops.com 2019 women's All-Mid-Atlantic Region team
    March 11, 2019
    After Scranton lost an All-American to injury for a chunk of the season, the Lady Royals found another. Makenzie Mason is our Middle Atlantic Region Player of the Year. Adam Wardenburg of Southern Virginia is Coach of the Year and Kate Deutsch of Dickinson is Rookie of the Year.
  • Hoopsville: Final Fours
    March 10, 2019
    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.
  • Elite 8: Go fourth and conquer
    March 09, 2019
    Strong fourth quarters sent Scranton and Thomas More to the Final Four on Saturday night, while Bowdoin and St. Thomas punched their tickets to Salem with ease.
  • Sweet 16: Scranton, St. Thomas win thrillers
    March 08, 2019
    Scranton rallied past Christopher Newport and into the sectional finals in dramatic fashion while St. Thomas eliminated defending champions Amherst in overtime. Elsewhere Wartburg, Tufts and Wash U. won with defense and Ithaca edged DeSales.
  • Survive and Advance: No. 9 Lady Royals Use Late Rally, Timely Bounce to Overcome CNU, 57-56, in NCAA Third Round
    March 08, 2019
    SCRANTON - In an intense affair from the opening tap, junior Makenzie Mason (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks West) scored 18 points, and senior Bridgette Mann (Canadensis, Pa./Wallenpaupack) added 17 points and nailed what turned out to be the game-winning three-pointer with 2:06 left, as the ninth-ranked University of Scranton women's basketball team hung on late to defeat Christopher Newport, 57-56, on Friday night in a packed John Long Center in the Third Round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Tournament.
  • No. 9 Lady Royals Punch Sweet 16 Ticket; Outlast Johns Hopkins, 59-46, in NCAA Second Round
    March 02, 2019
    SCRANTON, Pa. - Senior guard Bridgette Mann (Canadensis, Pa./Wallenpaupack) led The University of Scranton women's basketball team with 19 points, as the Lady Royals used timely shooting and a punishing defensive effort to outlast Johns Hopkins, 59-46, on Saturday night in the Second Round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Championships inside the John Long Center.
  • Four Score in Double-Figures, as Lady Royals Sail Past New England College in NCAA First Round, 69-49
    March 01, 2019
    SCRANTON, Pa. - Junior guard Makenzie Mason (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks West) registered a double-double to lead a balanced scoring attack (16 points, 11 rebounds), as The University of Scranton women's basketball team used a 26-10 rally in the third quarter to pull past New England College, 69-49, in the First Round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Championships on Friday night at the John Long Center.
  • 2019 women's tournament preview
    February 28, 2019
    When Thomas More ripped through a front-loaded schedule, there was a feeling of inevitability to them winning the title, despite the poll positioning. Then Bowdoin, St. Thomas and others showed what they can do while TMU was idle. So will TMU leave Division III on the highest note possible?
  • Four-in-a-Row: Women’s Basketball Grounds E-Town, 68-48, to Take Landmark Conference Crown
    February 24, 2019
    SCRANTON, Pa. - Junior forward Sofia Recupero (Whitestone, N.Y./St. Francis Prep) was named tournament MVP after a dominating 22 point, 11 rebound performance, as the top-seeded University of Scranton women's basketball team breezed through second-seeded Elizabethtown, 68-48, on Sunday in the 2019 Landmark Conference Championship Game at the John Long Center.
  • Mason, Top-Seeded Lady Royals Pour It On in 84-54 Victory over Moravian in Landmark Semifinals
    February 21, 2019
    SCRANTON, Pa. - Junior forward Makenzie Mason (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks West) scored a career-high 29 points to lead the way, as the top-seeded University of Scranton women's basketball team left no doubt in a commanding 84-54 win over fourth-seeded Moravian on Thursday night in the semifinals of the 2019 Landmark Conference Championships.
  • No. 12 Lady Royals Coast Past Drew, Sew Up Landmark Conference Top Seed with 66-43 Victory
    February 13, 2019
    SCRANTON, Pa. - Junior forward Sofia Recupero (Whitestone, N.Y./Saint Francis Prep) led a balanced scoring attack with 14 points and six rebounds, as The University of Scranton women's basketball team opened a sizable lead in the first quarter and never looked back in a 66-43 win over Drew in Landmark Conference action in the John Long Center on Wednesday.
  • No. 12 Lady Royals Pull Away Late in 63-48 Senior Day Victory over Juniata
    February 09, 2019
    SCRANTON, Pa. - Junior forward Makenzie Mason (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks West) scored a game-high 17 points to lead the way, as The University of Scranton women's basketball team pulled away in the fourth quarter from visiting Juniata, taking a 63-48 victory in Landmark Conference action on Saturday inside the John Long Center.
  • Shurina Sparks No. 12 Lady Royals to Commanding 72-51 Win at Moravian
    February 06, 2019
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Freshman guard Emily Shurina (East Meadow, N.Y./East Meadow) came off the bench and scored a game-high 16 points, as The University of Scranton women’s basketball team rolled past host Moravian, 72-51, in Landmark Conference action on Wednesday night.
  • Catholic Uses Fourth Quarter Rally to Get Past No. 6 Lady Royals, 59-50
    February 02, 2019
    WASHINGTON D.C. - The freshman pair of Hannah Kowalski (Clarks Summit, Pa./Abington Heights) and Emily Shurina (East Meadow, N.Y./East Meadow) came off the bench to score 11 points, apiece, to lead the offense, but it wasn't enough, as The University of Scranton women's basketball team fell at Catholic on Saturday, 59-50, in Landmark Conference action.
  • 6th Annual Hoopsville Marathon
    January 31, 2019
    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.
  • Balanced Offense, Solid Defense Propel No. 6 Lady Royals to 70-42 win over Susquehanna
    January 30, 2019
    SCRANTON, Pa. - Junior forward Makenzie Mason (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks West) scored a game-high 15 points to lead a balanced offensive attack, as The University of Scranton women's basketball team coasted past visiting Susquehanna on Wednesday night in Landmark Conference action inside the John Long Center.
  • Hot Shooting Elizabethtown Upends No. 3 Lady Royals, 64-56
    January 26, 2019
    SCRANTON, Pa. - Junior forward Sofia Recupero (Whitestone, N.Y /Saint Francis Prep) scored a team-high 16 points for The University of Scranton women's basketball team, but it wasn't enough, as visiting Elizabethtown used hot shooting from the floor in the second half to knock off the Lady Royals, 64-56, on Saturday in Landmark Conference action at the John Long Center.
  • Rodriguez, Mason Lead No. 3 Lady Royals to Convincing 69-45 win at Juniata to Remain Unbeaten
    January 19, 2019
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. - Sophomore guard Taylor Rodriguez (Wayne, N.J./Wayne Hills) came off the bench to score a career-high 18 points and junior forward Makenzie Mason (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks West)added 17 points to lead The University of Scranton women's basketball team to a commanding 69-45 victory at Juniata on Saturday afternoon in Landmark Conference action.
  • Woodruff Collects 100th Career Win, as No. 3 Lady Royals Pull Away at Susquehanna, 58-45
    January 16, 2019
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. - Junior guard Emily Sheehan (Dunmore, Pa./Dunmore) scored a team-best 13 points to lead a balanced attacked, as The University of Scranton women's basketball team pulled away in the fourth quarter to take a 58-45 win at Susquehanna in Landmark Conference action on Wednesday night.
  • No. 3 Lady Royals Clamp Down Catholic, Take 53-36 Landmark Conference Victory
    January 12, 2019
    SCRANTON, Pa. - Junior forward Makenzie Mason (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks West) posted her fifth double-double of the year - scoring a game-high 16 points while pulling down a career-high 12 rebounds - to lead The University of Scranton women's basketball team to a tough 53-36 win over Catholic in Landmark Conference action on Saturday at the John Long Center.
  • Hoopsville: Conference Grind
    January 10, 2019
    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.
  • No. 3 Lady Royals Move to 14-0, Stifle Moravian in 72-45 Landmark Conference Triumph
    January 09, 2019
    SCRANTON, Pa. - Junior forward Makenzie Mason (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks West) led three double-digit scorers on the night for The University of Scranton women's basketball team with 17 points, as the Lady Royals once again used a strong defensive effort to dominate visiting Moravian, 72-45, on Wednesday night in Landmark Conference play inside the John Long Center.
  • New-look poll for New Year
    January 07, 2019
    The New Year brings a new-look Top 25 with lots of movement after the holiday tournaments. DeSales enters the poll for the first time in nearly a decade and Middlebury enters for the first time ever. Plus Scranton moves up to No. 3 and Mary-Hardin Baylor rises into the Top 10.
  • Mann, Strong Defense Spark No. 6 Lady Royals to Convincing 66-53 win at Elizabethtown
    January 05, 2019
    ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. - Senior guard Bridgette Mann (Canadensis, Pa./Wallenpaupack) once again led the offense, scoring a game-high 26 points, as The University of Scranton women's basketball team held host Elizabethtown to just 23 percent shooting from the floor on the day in a convincing 66-53 Landmark Conference victory on Saturday.
  • First Quarter Dominance Paces No. 6 Lady Royals to WPI Holiday Tournament Championship in 71-40 win over UMass-Boston
    December 31, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. - Junior Makenzie Mason (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks West) scored a team-best 18 points to lead four double-digit scorers, as The University of Scranton women's basketball team opened a 20-3 lead at the end of the first quarter on UMass-Boston, and never looked back in a dominating 71-40 win on Monday in the championship game of the 2018 WPI Holiday Tournament.
  • Mann Pours in 28 Points, No. 6 Lady Royals Coast Past Roger Williams, 72-35, at WPI Tournament
    December 30, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior guard Bridgette Mann (Canadensis, Pa./Wallenpaupack) scored a season-best 28 points to lead the way, as The University of Scranton women's basketball team made quick work of Roger Williams on Sunday at the WPI Holiday Tournament, rolling to a 72-35 victory.
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