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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.