• Tufts will play with Pace next season
    June 27, 2019
    Tufts is bringing former assistant coach Jill Pace back from the west coast to lead its women's basketball program.
  • Berube gone to D-I
    May 29, 2019
    After a 17-year career in which she turned the Tufts women's basketball program into a title contender, Carla Berube is heading to Princeton.
  • 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.
  • Hoopsville: Who Survives?
    March 07, 2019
    By the end of the weekend, there will be eight teams remaining who have a chance at two national titles. But who? Watch Hoopsville On Demand (or listen to the podcast) to hear how some of the teams are preparing for the Sectional Round of the NCAA Tournaments.
  • Second round: It's not how you start
    March 02, 2019
    Fourth quarter rallies saved the day for Bowdoin and Tufts while Thomas More tore past Trine in the second half. Elsewhere Mary Hardin-Baylor won its Texas three-match and Wartburg dominated Hope.
  • Sunday: 'Bos depose conference foes
    February 24, 2019
    Tufts defeated top-ranked Bowdoin 75-69 to win the NESCAC championship title while Shenandoah proved that eight was enough in the ODAC. In men's action Guilford toppled Randolph-Macon, Hanover held off Transy and Amherst won the NESCAC.
  • Saturday women: Blues roll, Knights fall
    January 12, 2019
    Whitman dominated its NWC battle with No. 12 George Fox while SUNY New Paltz tripped No. 14 SUNY Geneseo. Elsewhere Guilford continued its romp through the ODAC and No. 6 Tufts tamed No. 25 Middlebury.
  • NESCAC sweeps through Sweet 16
    March 09, 2018
    The NESCAC put its stamp on the round of 16 with three dominant performances by Amherst, Bowdoin and Tufts. Elsewhere ETBU continued its run, UR won the battle of Rochester and Thomas More earned a rematch with Hope.
  • Women's tournament preview
    March 01, 2018
    The last four Division III women's basketball champions have been undefeated, and Amherst and Wartburg have a chance to extend that streak. Which teams have the best chance to stop them and capture the title for themselves? Our annual tournament preview takes a look.
  • Tufts tops UR in Top 10 tussle
    December 01, 2017
    No. 1 Tufts held No. 9 Rochester to nine points in the first quarter, built a double-digit lead and never looked back in a 63-51 victory at the Williams College Invitational. Game recap courtesy of the University of Rochester.
  • What's old is new again
    November 17, 2017
    The Christopher Newport women and Whitman men return nearly everyone from their final four squads a season ago. Meanwhile defending champions Babson and Amherst will look very different. How are they and women's top pick Tufts preparing for another run? Ryan Scott has the story.
  • Preseason women's All-Americans
    November 07, 2017
    Who are the top Division III women's basketball players entering the 2017-18 season? Here's our list: the D3hoops.com women's basketball preseason All-America team.
  • Tufts takes tight fight for top spot
    October 31, 2017
    There is a familiar four atop our preseason poll as last season's national semifinalists take the top spots. Tufts is the preseason favorite, followed by Christopher Newport, defending champions Amherst and St. Thomas. Get the rest of the preseason poll here.
  • Amherst-Tufts: The threematch
    March 18, 2017
    As you may have read previously, Amherst and Tufts are both in the NESCAC and have faced off two times before in 2017. Here's how those games went down, and links to follow tonight's title game.
  • Amherst wins title in clean sweep
    March 18, 2017
    The last of the three Amherst-Tufts games was the least climactic, but the most rewarding, as Amherst won the 2017 national title in a romp over its NESCAC rival.
  • Tufts blocks Tommies out of tourney
    March 17, 2017
    St. Thomas led 53-41 with five minutes to go in the game, but Tufts had one last run in them, finishing 19-4 the rest of the way to win and advance to the national championship game. The Jumbos will face Amherst, which cruised past CNU. Full semifinal wrapups.
  • Final Four in a Row for Tufts Women's Basketball Seniors Hicks, Lee and North
    March 17, 2017
    Tufts University women's basketball seniors (l-r) Katy Hicks, Michela North and Josie Lee are at the NCAA "Final Four" for the fourth consecutive season
  • All smiles for North as Tufts heads west
    March 16, 2017
    Tufts has ended its season in the Final Four every year that Michela North has been on the roster. Now, in her final go-round, the senior center is taking everything with a smile and a laugh.
  • Hoopsville: Sectional Thrillers
    March 12, 2017
    The Roads to Grand Rapids and Salem are now complete, but not without some surprising curves and some challenging passes. On Sunday's Hoopsville, Dave talks to some of the teams who have advanced to the national semifinals. Hoopsville hits the air LIVE at 7:00 p.m. ET.
  • Four book return trips to semifinals
    March 11, 2017
    At halftime, one of the games was close, but by the end, there were four clear victors in the Division III women's basketball national quarterfinals, and only two unbeaten teams remaining for the 2017 season.
  • Women's tournament preview
    March 01, 2017
    During the season four teams emerged as the clear favorites to reach the national semifinals and they'll have a chance to do so, sitting in four different quadrants. Who has the best chance to break up the fated final four? Our annual tournament preview takes a guess.
  • No. 2 Amherst College Outlasts No. 1 Tufts Women’s Basketball, 36-35
    February 04, 2017
    Senior guard Ali Doswell scored a game-high 17 points and grabbed five rebounds for the No. 2 Amherst College women's basketball team during a nail-biting 36-35 victory over No. 1 Tufts University on Saturday afternoon at Cousens Gym in Medford, Massachusetts.
  • 14th Hoopsville Season Debut
    November 13, 2016
    The basketball season is about to tip-off, but not without Hoopsville hitting the air first! Tuesday night Dave talked to the two preseason number one teams, two defending championships, and the men's and women's basketball National Committee chairs. Watch the show On Demand now!
  • Tufts tops preseason rankings
    October 26, 2016
    After finishing one spot behind Thomas More last season, Tufts will start this season as the top team in the country. The Jumbos top our preseason poll with rival Amherst in second, Texas-Tyler third and the defending champions fourth. Get the full ranking here.
  • Pace goes coast-to-coast for new position
    June 16, 2016
    After playing and coaching in New England, Jill Pace is headed to Southern California where she’ll be the next head coach at Pomona-Pitzer. She replaces Kathy Connell who retired in March after 20 seasons with the Sagehens.
  • Tufts assistant takes over Cedar Crest
    April 21, 2016
    Former Tufts assistant coach Kristin Karat moved from one side of the winning spectrum to the other as she was named the next head coach at Cedar Crest. The Falcons have had two winning seasons since 1993 and no wins last season.
  • Saints go back-to-back
    April 04, 2016
    Thomas More completed its second consecutive perfect season by pulling away from Tufts 63-51 in the 2016 Division III women's basketball championship game. After the Jumbos tied the game at 49 with under seven minutes to play, the Saints went on a 10-2 run to close out the win. Get the full game story.
  • Looking for one more stop
    April 01, 2016
    Tufts' road to the national championship is paved by hard-nosed defense that has frustrated opponent after opponent. They'll need one more Jumbo-sized defensive effort to win the national title. We break down Tufts' elite defense and get input from other great defensive coaches on how they'd try to stop Thomas More's offensive juggernaut.
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