The last Top 25 poll before the NCAA Tournament begins on Friday has the first appearance of the season for Centennial champions Gettysburg, the return of Montclair State and Trinity (Texas) and the rise of Scranton into the Top 10.
The Roads to Grand Rapids and Salem have been laid out in front of 128 teams... now the only question remaining: who will be crowned champions? On Thursday night's Hoopsville, Dave gave his tournament preview including chats with six programs from across the brackets. Watch On Demand.
One of the most anticipated games of the season will also be one of the lowest scoring games. No. 2 Amherst beat No. 1 Tufts 36-35 to make its claim to move atop the national rankings. Meanwhile Trinity (Texas) earned a split with Texas Lutheran and Stout stunned Whitewater.
Monica Holguin had her sights set on walking on to a Division I team. That didn't work out, but the preseason All-American has no regrets about her decision to attend and star for Trinity. More in Around the South.
St. Thomas beat Hope on a neutral floor while Trinity outlasted George Fox at home in Texas. Plus Williams and Middlebury scored big wins for the NESCAC and Stevens Point continued its recovery from a slow start.
Hope is headed into holiday break on a high note after beating UW-Stevens Point. So are Elizabethtown and SUNYIT, which continued their impressive starts. Plus Trinity (Texas) posted a statement win over No. 18 Puget Sound.
Capital beat Ohio Northern and pulled within one game of first place in the OAC. Trinity (Texas) pushed Austin another game back in the SCAC. Plus Hope and Tufts survived scares on Saturday afternoon. That and more in the women's recap.
It was a whirlwind trip to Texas for not only the NCAA Convention, but also a couple of basketball games in San Antonio. Sunday night on Hoopsville, Dave chatted with several SCAC coaches, shined the light on a women's coach in Wisconsin who stays busy, and hears from some programs leading their conference. Watch the show On Demand now!
After hanging with a Division I opponent on Wednesday night, Trinity (Texas) beat one on Saturday. The Tigers defeated Incarnate Word in a cross divisional battle of San Antonio teams. Read about it inside.
The Plattsburgh Cardinals knocked off No. 7 Bowdoin while the Catholic Cardinals picked up their second loss of the season, this time versus Trinity (Texas). Plus Wisconsin Lutheran rallied past Calvin and NYU survived a scare from MIT. Full recap of the women’s action.
Dave McHugh celebrated the successful Hoopsville Fundraising Project. Guests included No. 3 Hope, Maryville (Tenn.), Stevenson & Trinity (Texas) women's teams and Nazareth, Pomona-Pitzer, St. Mary's (Md.), and No. 15 Wittenberg on the men's side. Catch-up On Demand!
Athletic director Bob King has announced that women's basketball coach Amie Bradley has resigned. She won 117 games in her seven full seasons with the Tigers but this was Trinity's first losing season since 1993-94.