2017-18 NCAC Men's Basketball News

  • OWU Named NABC Team Of The Week
    February 20, 2018
    The Ohio Wesleyan University men's basketball team has been selected as the NCAA Division III Team of the Week by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, it was announced by the NABC on Tuesday, February 20th.
  • Terriers Named Collect 2nd National Honor
    February 13, 2018
    For the second time in the span of a month, the Hiram men's basketball team, under the direction of head coach Chris Kibler, has been named the Division III Team of the Week by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, it was announced by the NABC on Tuesday, February 13.
  • NCAC Weekly Release (2-12-18) - Men's Basketball
    February 12, 2018
    While nationally-ranked Wittenberg (15-1, 22-1) clinched at least a share of its first North Coast men’s basketball title since 2012 on Wednesday with an 84-72 win over Wabash (8-8, 12-11), the Tigers also dropped their first game of the season on Saturday with a 94-71 setback at Hiram (10-6, 14-9). There are still several key matchups on the schedule in the final week of the season that will have a direct impact on the seeds for the 2018 NCAC Men’s Basketball Tournament, led by Hiram hosting Denison (8-8, 12-11) on Wednesday and Wittenberg hosting Wooster (13-3, 19-4) on Saturday.
  • NCAC Weekly Release (2-5-18) - Men's Basketball
    February 05, 2018
    Nationally-ranked and undefeated Wittenberg (14-0, 21-0) needs just one more victory in the final two weeks of the regular season to clinch at least a share of its first North Coast men’s basketball title since the 2012 season. The Tigers’ first chance comes this Wednesday night at home against Wabash, before hitting the road on Saturday for an afternoon matinee at Hiram.
  • NCAC Weekly Release (1-29-18) - Men's Basketball
    January 29, 2018
    While nationally-ranked Wittenberg has built a comfortable lead for one of the coveted top four spots in the 2018 NCAC Men’s Basketball Tournament, the fight for the three remaining top-four slots remains up for grabs over the final three weeks of the regular season. There are 10 total games on the slate this week, led by Denison hosting Ohio Wesleyan on Wednesday and Wooster entertaining the Big Red on Saturday.
  • NCAC Weekly Release (1-22-18) - Men's Basketball
    January 22, 2018
    Nationally-ranked Wittenberg built its lead at the top of the North Coast men’s basketball standings to three games last week, while also holding the distinction of being one of just two remaining undefeated squads in all of Division III. There are 10 conference games on the slate this week with several tight races brewing below the Tigers in the standings, highlighted by Hiram (7-3, 11-6) hosting Wooster (7-3, 13-4) on Wednesday night in a battle of second-place teams.
  • Hiram Named NABC National Team of the Week
    January 17, 2018
    he Hiram College men's basketball team has been named the Division III Team of the Week by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), after back to back victories against Ohio Wesleyan (88-79) and Kenyon (99-77).
  • NCAC Weekly Release (1-15-18) - Men's Basketball
    January 15, 2018
    While nationally-ranked Wittenberg has built a two-game lead at the top of the North Coast men’s basketball standings, the race below the Tigers is starting to tighten up as just four games in the loss column separate the second-place teams from the eighth-place teams. There are once again 10 league games on the slate this week, led by Wittenberg hosting Ohio Wesleyan on Wednesday night and Wabash traveling to Wooster on Saturday afternoon.
  • NCAC Weekly Release (1-8-18) - Men's Basketball
    January 08, 2018
    Nationally-ranked Wittenberg now stands alone at the top of the North Coast men’s basketball standings with a perfect 6-0 record against league foes, while Ohio Wesleyan sits in second at 5-1 and Denison, Hiram and Wooster are tied for third at 4-2 each. There are 10 total league games on the schedule this week, led by Ohio Wesleyan hosting Hiram on Wednesday and Wittenberg traveling to Wooster on Saturday.
  • NCAC Weekly Release (1-3-18) - Men's Basketball
    January 03, 2018
    North Coast men’s basketball teams combined for a 16-8 record against non-conference opponents over the two-week holiday break stretch, highlighted by Hiram, Oberlin, Wittenberg and Wooster all going 2-0 at mid season events. The league portion of the schedule resumes this week with seven total games on the slate, led by OWU hosting Denison on Wednesday and Hiram traveling to Wittenberg on Saturday.
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  • NCAC Weekly Release (12-18-17) - Men's Basketball
    December 18, 2017
    There was minimal action in NCAC Basketball last week with just seven games on the schedule, led by Allegheny and Hiram both picking up a pair of wins over the weekend against DePauw and Wabash. Several teams will be competing in tournaments over the holiday break, highlighted by DePauw hosting its annual Tampa Bay Shootout in Florida, Wittenberg hosting a Holiday Classic and Wooster playing host to its annual “Mose” Hole/Kiwanis Classic. The league portion of the schedule picks back up in earnest on Saturday, January 6th, with five games on the slate, highlighted by Wittenberg hosting Hiram in Springfield at 3:00 p.m.
  • NCAC Weekly Release (12-11-17) - Men's Basketball
    December 11, 2017
    Wittenberg and Ohio Wesleyan both remain undefeated in NCAC men’s basketball action after the first two weeks of league play, while Denison, Hiram and Wabash are not far behind with one conference loss each. There are just seven total games on the schedule this week, led by Hiram hosting Wabash on Saturday and Allegheny entertaining Wabash on Sunday.
  • NCAC Weekly Release (12-4-17) - Men's Basketball
    December 04, 2017
    Following the first full week of league play in NCAC men’s basketball, Denison and Wittenberg share the top spot in the standings with 2-0 records against conference foes, while Hiram, Ohio Wesleyan and Wabash each picked up victories in their openers. There are 10 league games on the schedule this week, led by Wabash hosting Ohio Wesleyan on Wednesday and Wittenberg traveling to Denison on Saturday.
  • NCAC Weekly Release (11-27-17) - Men's Basketball
    November 27, 2017
    After two weeks of play in the 2017-18 basketball season, seven NCAC men’s teams hold overall records of .500 or better, highlighted by Ohio Wesleyan and Wittenberg both sitting at 4-0 after both squads swept Capital and Otterbein last week as part of the NCAC/OAC Challenge. The league portion of the schedule begins in earnest this week with seven total games on the slate, led by Wittenberg hosting Oberlin on Wednesday night and Denison traveling to Kenyon on Saturday afternoon.
  • Wooster Tops Men's Hoops Preseason Poll
    November 08, 2017
    The Wooster men's basketball team has been tabbed as the favorites for the 2017-18 North Coast Athletic Conference basketball season, based on balloting from the league coaches.