On any given night, a Top 25 Division III team will be beaten. If you look away for one night, you will miss something. This season has been incredible. Filled with great games, crazy outcomes, and buzzer beaters. Watch a special Monday edition of Hoopsville On Demand or listen to the podcast here.
U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, which will host the D-I men's basketball Final Four in 2019, will get its first hoops run-through with two D-III teams as St. Thomas and UW-River Falls open the building for basketball this November.
Babson closed ground in the NEWMAC by beating No. 8 MIT in overtime while Muhlenberg upset Swarthmore and UW-River Falls edged UW-La Crosse in overtime. Elsewhere it was a record setting night at F&M and a rival-sweeping night for Stevens Point.
A top five battle came down to the final two seconds, Wooster rebounded its way past Ohio Wesleyan, Washington U. scored the final eight points of the game, TCNJ won at the buzzer and New Jersey City rallied from 20 down in Saturday's Division III men's action.
After a flurry of interesting non-conference games this week, the Central region will settle into its conference races when we turn the page to 2018. What are the most intriguing story lines for one of Division III's deepest region? Here's a good place to start.
No. 19 New Jersey City finished a fantastic first semester with a thrilling victory at Albertus Magnus to preserve the Gothic Knights' perfect record. Elsewhere UW-River Falls survived, the MIAA scored two upsets over CCIW foes and LaGrange's coach reached a milestone.
Ryan Scott has taken you Around the Nation throughout the season and now he's ready to take you through the NCAA tournament bracket. It's our annual preview with picks to surprise, disappoint and advance to the national semifinals in Salem.
Here's the most recent look at how the NCAA regional ranking committees are thinking about how teams line up for possible at-large bids and hosting opportunities, heading into conference championship games and Selection Sunday this weekend.
Here's an updated look at how the NCAA regional ranking committees are thinking about how teams line up for possible at-large bids and hosting opportunities, with Babson holding onto the No. 1 spot in the Northeast.
Swarthmore took charge in the Centennial Conference by rolling over Johns Hopkins, while Ramapo took the top seed in the NJAC and River Falls took home the WIAC title by beating Whitewater. Meanwhile no one wants to take charge in the CCIW. Read on in today's recap.
UW-River Falls heads into its big game against Whitewater knowing that it's on the verge of something special. A win there gives the Falcons the WIAC title and one or two more would lock up an NCAA tournament bid. Coach Jeff Berkof and his team are focused on taking advantage of these opportunities, as Erik Buchinger explains in Around the Central.
Today we get our first look at how the NCAA regional ranking committees are thinking about how teams line up for possible at-large bids and hosting opportunities. The men's committees released their first set of regional rankings with the women to follow later.
It was the fourth annual Hoopsville Marathon Show. The show started at 10 a.m. ET. Dave McHugh chatted with coaches, administrators, student-athletes, and others involved in NCAA Division III basketball from around the nation. You won't believe some of the guests that appeared on the show Thursday.
Jalen Harris caught fire in overtime and the Gothic Knights defeated Ramapo in Saturday's only matchup between ranked teams. Elsewhere the WIAC and NESCAC races have clear front runners while the Centennial chase got tighter.
Conference play has a way of bringing high-flying teams back to earth quickly. Just ask UW-Whitewater and UW-Eau Claire which opened WIAC play with losses. Or ask Ramapo which needed a big rally to beat winless Rutgers-Camden. Plus what happens when the top-scorer in the country plays score-happy Grinnell?
Opening night only had one Top 25 showdown, but it didn't disappoint as the Hope and Wheaton women battled to the buzzer. On the men's side, the WIAC went 4-1 with wins over two Top 10 Division III teams and a Division II foe. Get the full recap from opening night here.
Alma, Babson, Hampden-Sydney and River Falls made their presence known in their conference races by beating ranked opponents on Wednesday night. Elsewhere Augustana made a statement by thrashing North Central and Wooster made quick work of Hiram's winning streak. That and more in Wednesday's men's action.