In anticipation of this week’s NCAA Division III men’s and women’s basketball semifinals and finals, Noontime Sports the Podcast welcomed back Howard Herman of the Berkshire Eagle to preview and predict the various outcomes of this week’s contests.
Babson College and Williams College each advanced to the men’s semifinals, while Amherst College and Tufts University secured spots in the women’s semifinals.
The first-round of the NCAA Division 3 tournament begins this weekend with a slew of local squads competing in it. Below is their first-round contest and time. Make sure to check back this evening for a roundup.
* MIT @ Plattsburgh State, 7:30 p.m.
* Bridgewater State @ Cabrini, 7:30 p.m.
* WPI vs. Albertus Magnus @ Purchase, N.Y., 5:30 p.m.
* Mitchell @ Williams, 8 p.m.
* Babson vs. Gordon @ Williamstown, 6 p.m.
* Springfield vs. Mary Washington @ Ashland, VA, 5:30 p.m.