• 2019 D3hoops.com women's All-Americans
    March 16, 2019
    Of the thousands of players in Division III women's basketball, these are the 25 we picked as the best in the country. Thomas More's Madison Temple was selected Player of the Year and Gabby Timmer of Calvin Rookie of the Year.
  • D3hoops.com 2019 women's All-Central Region team
    March 11, 2019
    The top player for the Thunder reigns. Hannah Frazier of Wheaton is our Central Region Player of the Year. Randi Henderson of Wash U. is Coach of the Year and Benedictine's Alex Fanning is Rookie of the Year.
  • No. 17 ranked Illinois Wesleyan edges No. 21 Wheaton in the CCIW Tournament Championship Game, 69-68
    February 23, 2019
    Wheaton, Ill. – The Wheaton Thunder women's basketball team, ranked 21st in this week's D3hoops.com Top-25 poll, faced No. 17 Illinois Wesleyan on Saturday night in a thrilling CCIW Women's Basketball Tournament Championship Game matchup in Wheaton's King Arena. The Titans out-scored the Thunder 18-14 in the fourth quarter to secure a 69-68 victory.
  • No. 21 Wheaton women's basketball defeats North Park 68-56 in the CCIW Tournament Semifinal
    February 22, 2019
    Wheaton, Ill. - The Wheaton Thunder women's basketball team defeated North Park 68-56 on Friday night in the second semifinal game of the 2019 CCIW Women's Basketball Tournament. Wheaton (22-4) advances to the tournament's championship game on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. in King Arena. The Thunder will play Illinois Wesleyan (22-4) tomorrow night after the Titans defeated Carthage 78-59 Friday night in the opening semifinal game in King Arena.
  • Wheaton (Ill.) closes regular season with 83-56 rout of Millikin
    February 14, 2019
    Decatur, Ill. - After travel issues forced the postponement of Wednesday's game, the Thunder women's basketball team wrapped up its regular season on Thursday night with an 83-56 rout of Millikin University. Ranked 21st in the most recent D3hoops.com Top 25, Wheaton will head into next week's CCIW Tournament riding an eight-game winning streak and holding a record of 21-4 overall and 15-1 in the CCIW. Millikin is still alive for the sixth and final spot in the CCIW Tournament despite falling to 8-16 overall and 4-11 in the CCIW.
  • Saturday women: Locking up top seeds
    February 09, 2019
    St. Thomas, DeSales and Wheaton (Ill.) ensured that they will stay home for their conference playoffs while Mary Hardin-Baylor guaranteed that everyone in the ASC will come to their place for that tournament. Get Saturday's full recap here.
  • 24th-ranked Wheaton (Ill.) survives 2OT scare at North Central to clinch CCIW title
    February 09, 2019
    Naperville, Ill. - The 24th-ranked Thunder women's basketball team survived a double overtime thriller on Saturday night to clinch at least a share of the CCIW Championship with a 68-59 thriller at North Central. The victory moves Wheaton's record to 20-4 overall and 14-1 and also gives the Thunder home court advantage for the upcoming CCIW Tournament. The title is Wheaton's fourth under head coach Kent Madsen. The victory is Wheaton's 21st-consecutive win over North Central, dropping the Cardinals to 7-16 overall and 5-9 in the CCIW.
  • 24th-ranked Wheaton (Ill.) survives 2OT scare at North Central to clinch CCIW title
    February 09, 2019
    Naperville, Ill. - The 24th-ranked Thunder women's basketball team survived a double overtime thriller on Saturday night to clinch at least a share of the CCIW Championship with a 68-59 thriller at North Central. The victory moves Wheaton's record to 20-4 overall and 14-1 and also gives the Thunder home court advantage for the upcoming CCIW Tournament. The title is Wheaton's fourth under head coach Kent Madsen. The victory is Wheaton's 21st-consecutive win over North Central, dropping the Cardinals to 7-16 overall and 5-9 in the CCIW.
  • Wheaton (Ill.) defeats Elmhurst 58-55 in the closing seconds
    February 02, 2019
    Wheaton, Ill. - The Wheaton men's basketball team edged Elmhurst College 58-55 on Saturday night in King Arena. The Thunder closed out the game with a 16-5 run that culminated with an Aston Francis three-pointer with 35-seconds left in regulation to give Wheaton a 58-55 lead that would become the final score. The thrilling game had 19 lead changes and was tied on eight occasions.
  • Wheaton women's basketball sweeps No. 13 Illinois Wesleyan in the season series with a 58-52 Thunder win
    January 31, 2019
    Wheaton, Ill. – The Wheaton Thunder women’s basketball team defeated No. 13 Illinois Wesleyan 58-52 on Thursday night in King Arena. Wheaton earns the regular season sweep of the Titans (16-4, 9-2 CCIW) to improve to 17-4 overall and 11-1 in CCIW play. Tonight’s victory gives the Thunder sole possession of first place in the CCIW standings.
  • Team of the Week
    January 02, 2019
    D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 22nd season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
  • Wednesday women: Thunder road warriors
    January 02, 2019
    The No. 11 Trine Thunder and the Wheaton Thunder each posted road wins against higher ranked conference opponents on Wednesday night, while Marietta joined the party as Division III basketball action got back into full swing.
  • Wheaton women's basketball earns a 56-54 win at No. 14 ranked Illinois Wesleyan
    January 02, 2019
    Bloomington, Ill. – The Wheaton Thunder women’s basketball team picked up its fifth-consecutive victory on Wednesday night with an impressive 56-54 win at No. 14 Illinois Wesleyan. Wheaton improves to 10-3 overall and remains undefeated in conference play with a 4-0 CCIW record. Illinois Wesleyan is 11-3 overall and is now 4-1 in CCIW play.
  • Wheaton women's basketball earns a 79-53 victory at Trinity Christian
    December 12, 2018
    Palos Heights, Ill. – The Wheaton women’s basketball team picked up a 79-53 victory at Trinity Christian College (2-10) on Wednesday night Wheaton improves to 6-3 on the season with the non-conference win against the Trolls.
  • Wheaton women's basketball picks up an 80-67 win at home against Carthage
    December 05, 2018
    Wheaton, Ill. – The Wheaton women’s basketball team earned an 80-67 victory at home on Wednesday night against Carthage.
  • Wheaton (Ill.) Downed Again by WashU in NCAA Tournament
    March 02, 2018
    Wheaton College remains winless all-time against Washington University in St. Louis with 75-57 loss on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship.
  • Wheaton (Ill.) runs winning streak to 14 games with 62-39 victory at Carroll
    February 14, 2018
    Waukesha, Wisconsin - The Thunder women's basketball team rolled to a 62-39 victory at Carroll University (7-16, 4-10 CCIW) on Wednesday night. Wheaton is now 20-4 on the season with a 13-2 record in conference play. The victory gives Wheaton its fourth-consecutive 20-win season, the longest streak of consecutive 20-win seasons in program history. Tonight's victory stretched Wheaton's current win streak to 14 games, the longest for the program since a 14-game win-streak in 2004-05.
  • Wednesday women: Titan fall
    February 07, 2018
    A few hours after the NCAA released its first set of regional rankings, Wheaton (Ill.) and UW-Whitewater picked up big wins over Titan teams, guaranteeing the next set will look different. Plus Hope beat arch rival Calvin at the buzzer and Wartburg secured another IIAC title.
  • Wheaton women's basketball wins its 12th-straight game with a 71-61 victory against No. 14 Illinos Wesleyan
    February 07, 2018
    Wheaton, Ill. – The Wheaton Thunder women’s basketball team utilized a strong overall game tonight to defeat No. 14 Illinois Wesleyan 71-61 inside Wheaton’s King Arena. The Thunder victory snapped the Titans’ 16-game win streak and hands Illinois Wesleyan (18-3, 11-1 CCIW) its first conference loss of the season. Wheaton improved its win streak to 12 games as the Thunder now own an 18-4 overall record and an 11-2 mark in CCIW play.
  • Wheaton wins its 10th-straight with a 54-35 win against Carthage
    January 31, 2018
    Wheaton, Ill. – The Wheaton Thunder women’s basketball team (16-4, 9-2 CCIW) earned its 10th-consecutive victory on Wednesday night with a 54-35 win at home against Carthage College (14-6, 7-4 CCIW). Wheaton blocked 19 shots tonight to set a new school single-game record; and the effort by the Thunder is most in a women’s basketball game by any NCAA program (all Divisions) this season.
  • Wheaton women's basketball team tops North Central 72-55
    January 13, 2018
    Naperville, Illinois – The Wheaton Thunder women’s basketball team picked up its fifth-straight victory on Saturday night with a 72-55 victory at North Central College.
  • Wheaton tops North Park 87-56
    January 06, 2018
    Wheaton, Ill. - The Thunder women's basketball team posted a statement win on Saturday night in a key CCIW battle against North Park. Rolling from the beginning, the Thunder never let up in handing the Vikings their first CCIW loss of the season with an 87-56 victory. Wheaton improves to 9-4 overall and 3-2 in CCIW play with the win, while knocking the Vikings to 8-5 overall and 3-1 in conference action.
  • Women's Top 25 poll released
    November 28, 2017
    The voters took notice of big wins by Bowdoin, which moves into the national rankings, and Rochester, which moves up in them. Plus Marietta makes its Top 25 debut, as we release our first women's Top 25 poll of the regular season.
  • 2017 D3hoops.com women's All-Americans
    March 18, 2017
    Of the thousands of players in Division III women's basketball, these are the 25 we picked as the best in the country, plus a Coach and Rookie of the Year. These are our 2017 D3hoops.com women's All-American selections.
  • D3hoops.com 2016-17 women's All-Central Region team
    March 13, 2017
    For the second year in a row, Katie McDaniels takes home the top honor on the D3hoops.com 2016-17 women's All-Central Region team. Chicago takes both the Coach of the Year honors for Carissa Sain Knoche and the Rookie of the Year honors for Miranda Burt.
  • Jostens Trophy finalists announced
    February 28, 2017
    The Salem Rotary Club announced the 20 finalists for Division III's premier award recognizing excellence on and off the court. The men's and women's award winner will be introduced on Thursday, March 16.
  • Team of the Week
    February 27, 2017
    D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 20th season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
  • Wheaton wins the CCIW Women's Basketball Tournament Championship with a fourth quarter rally against Illinois Wesleyan
    February 25, 2017
    Wheaton, Ill. – The Wheaton Thunder women’s basketball team used a dominant fourth quarter to defeat Illinois Wesleyan, 66-62 on Saturday night in the CCIW Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship Game. Wheaton earned the CCIW’s automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Division III Women’s basketball Tournament.
  • Wheaton defeats Augustana 96-66 in a record-setting CCIW Tournament Semifinal matchup
    February 24, 2017
    Wheaton, Ill. – The Wheaton women’s basketball team defeated Augustana 96-66 on Saturday night in the second semifinal game of the CCIW Women’s Basketball Tournament. Wheaton advances to face Illinois Wesleyan on Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. in the CCIW Tournament Championship Game. IWU defeated Elmhurst 63-62 in the other semifinal tonight.
  • Wheaton wins the 2016-17 CCIW Women's Basketball Championship with a 76-67 victory against Illinois Wesleyan
    February 21, 2017
    Wheaton, Ill. – The Wheaton Thunder women's basketball team secured outright possession of the 2016-17 CCIW Championship on Tuesday night with a 76-67 victory at home against Illinois Wesleyan (17-8, 12-4 CCIW). Wheaton improves to 21-4 on the season and 14-2 in CCIW play.
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