September 1, 2014

Pointers avoid 1st round NCAA upset (Div. 3 roundup)

Top-ranked UW-Stevens Point avoided a first round upset in the NCAA Division 3 men’s basketball tournament, knocking off Marian College 66-64 on Friday night.

Trevor Hass scored 25 points  for the Pointers (27-1).

Elsewhere in opening round action Friday night,

UW-Whitewater 79, Northwestern (Minn. 55) – Warhawks improve to 24-4
St. Norbert College 87, Ohio Wesleyan 78 – Brandon Gries scores 18 for 5th ranked Green Knights (25-1)

Women’s NCAA

UW-Whitewater 79, Concordia-Moorhead 72
Carthage 60, St. Norbert College 51
UW-Oshkosh 71, St. Mary’s (Minn.) 61
Hope 60, Wisconsin Lutheran 54