Mass. College Hoops: Checking In On The D3 Regional Rankings

By Matt Noonan 

Last week, the NCAA Regional Rankings became available on D3Hoops.com. Yesterday, the rankings were updated for the second week and below are the local squads that earned spots on either the men’s or women’s list.  

Men’s Basketball

* Amherst College checked in as the top squad with a 21-3 overall mark. They’re currently the number one team in the NESCAC. 

* Williams College earned the second spot, while Babson College checked in as the third best team in the region. 

* WPI, which is currently 12th in the latest D3Hoops.com Poll, is fifth in the region, while NEWMAC foe Springfield College is seventh. Nichols College rounded out the 11-team list as the 10th best team in the region. 

Women’s Basketball 

* Tufts University earned the top spot with an overall record of 23-1. They’re currently the top team in the NESCAC. 

* Amherst earned the second spot, while archival Williams checked in third. 

* Wheaton College checked in this week as the sixth beth team in the region with a 19-6 overall mark, while Emmanuel College earned the 10th spot with 18-6 record. 

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