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D3 Sweet Sixteen Preview

Admittedly the first and second round picks were far from perfect on both the men’s and women’s side but three out of four Final Four picks on both sides are still alive including both finalists so we’ve got that going for us. Looking ahead to this weekend…. Women’s Bracket: Not a ton of surprises on …

NCAA D3 Women’s Tournament Preview

Toughest Region: Our system has loved Old Westbury and St. Joseph’s (ME) all season-long so even though those Amherst Mammoths are in that region, we see that upper left bracket as the the toughest one.  But Amherst is the team emerging. Best Potential Matchup: SUNY-Geneseo vs Tufts in the second round looks to be a great one …

NCAA Women’s D3 Final Four Preview

Back in December we looked at the current top 5 to define what a ‘good’ team looked like.  Those five were Amherst, Tufts, Thomas More, St Thomas and Scranton. At the time, we examined individual efficiency numbers, overall offensive efficiency and points per possession.  Tufts, Amherst and Scranton stood out from among the five at …

Benedictine looks to complete perfect season

The Division III Men’s Basketball Championship will tip off this weekend in Salem, VA.  The participants include the 2011 champs, St. Thomas, the 2013 champs (and requisite NESCAC team) Amherst along with Christopher Newport and Benedictine who combined for exactly one loss this season. We crunched some numbers from the participants over the last five …