Monday, March 7, 2011

NCAA Division III Basketball Tournament Results: Men’s Sectional at Wooster This Weekend

Wooster hosts one of the four NCAA Division III men’s basketball sectionals this weekend. AICUO members Marietta and Wooster play separately in first-night matchups, Wooster against Cabrini (Pa.) and Marietta against #1 ranked Whitworth, which travels all the way from Spokane, Wash.

Playing the first two rounds at home, Marietta advanced to the round of 16 by holding off Centre (Ky.) in the first round and rallying past AICUO member Wittenberg the next night. Wooster, also at home, defeated Benedictine (Ill.) and Manchester (Ind.) in closely fought games to reach the sectionals.

Neither AICUO member in the women’s tournament advanced to the second weekend. Denison fell for the first time all season to defending national champion Washington (Mo.) in the first round, while Mount Union followed its first-round victory over Wisconsin-Whitewater by losing to homestanding Thomas More (Ky.).

Men
First Round, March 4
at Wooster, Ohio

at Marietta, Ohio

Second Round, March 5
at Wooster, Ohio

at Marietta, Ohio

Coming games
Sectional Round, March 11
Wooster vs. Cabrini (Pa.), 7:30 p.m.

Sectional Final, March 12
at Wooster, Ohio
Marietta-Whitworth winner vs. Wooster-Cabrini winner, 7 p.m.

Women

First Round, March 4
at Hope, Mich.

at Crestview Hills, Ky.

Second Round, March 5
at Crestview Hills, Ky.