2011 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2011 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament was a single-elimination tournament to determine the men's collegiate basketball national champion of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III. The tournament began on March 3, 2011. The tournament consists of 61 teams arranged in four sections. The top three teams earn a bye to the second round. The other 58 teams compete in the first round. The first two rounds in each section are held at campus location: four sites per section. The third and fourth rounds take place at the sectional location. The national semifinals and national championship will be held at the Salem Civic Center in Salem, Virginia.[1][2]

2011 NCAA Division III
Men's Basketball Tournament
NCAA logo.svg
Teams61
Finals siteVirginia Salem, Virginia
ChampionsSt. Thomas (MN) (1st title)
Runner-upWooster (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coachSteve Fritz (STU)
MOPTyler Nicolai (STU)
Attendance31,246
NCAA Division III Men's Tournaments
«2010 2012»

Forty-two teams were granted automatic bids as the champion of their conference. One independent team was selected, and 18 teams were selected as at-large participants.

Contents

Qualified teamsEdit

Sectional playEdit

Wooster, Ohio SectionalEdit

First round
March 3 or 4
Second round
March 5
Sectionals
March 11
Sectionals
March 12
            
Whitworth
Bye
Whitworth 77
First round: Orange, California
Second round: Spokane, Washington
Chapman 63
Chapman 62
Redlands 38
Whitworth 93
Marietta 77
Marietta 67
Centre 62
Marietta 63
Marietta, Ohio
Wittenberg 62
LaRoche 68
Wittenberg 74
Whitworth 66
Wooster 76
Wooster 74
Benedictine (Ill.) 68
Wooster 47
Wooster, Ohio
Manchester 45
Manchester 70
Bethany (W.Va.) 58
Wooster 94
Cabrini 77
Cabrini 85
New Jersey City 76
Cabrini 91
Radnor, Pennsylvania
Purchase 84
Purchase 79
Hartwick 69

Williamstown, Massachusetts SectionalEdit

First round
March 3 or 4
Second round
March 5
Sectionals
March 11
Sectionals
March 12
            
Williams 86
Husson 83
Williams 84
Williamstown, Massachusetts
Becker 63
Becker 80
Scranton 73
Williams 79
Virginia Wesleyan 73
Virginia Wesleyan 93
Delaware Valley 63
Virginia Wesleyan 79
Norfolk, Virginia
Franklin & Marshall 71
Franklin & Marshall 69
NC Wesleyan 56
Williams 77
Amherst 71
WPI 58
Bridgewater State 57
WPI 70
Worcester, Massachusetts
Amherst 92
Amherst 79
Skidmore 39
Amherst 78
Rhode Isl. College 74
Oswego State 64
Wells 58
Oswego State 63
Oswego, New York
Rhode Isl. College 71
Penn State-Behrend 54
Rhode Isl. College 83

Rock Island, Illinois SectionalEdit

First round
March 3 or 4
Second round
March 5
Sectionals
March 11
Sectionals
March 12
            
McMurry
Bye
McMurry 67
First round: Belton, Texas
Second round:Abilene, Texas
Mary Hardin-Baylor 70
Mary Hardin-Baylor 86
Texas-Dallas 77
Mary Hardin-Baylor 57
Augustana (Ill.) 70
Augustana (Ill.) 76
Webster 51
Augustana (Ill.) 88
Rock Island, Illinois
Hope 80
Hope 73
Hanover 70
Augustana (Ill.) 56
St. Thomas (Minn.) 72
Concordia (Wis.) 61
Luther 68
Luther 56
Mequon, Wisconsin
Wis.-Stevens Pt. 76
Wis.-Stevens Pt. 70
St. Norbert College 49
Wis.-Stevens Pt. 64
St. Thomas (Minn.) 66
St. Thomas (Minn.) 70
Northwestern (Minn.) 60
St. Thomas (Minn.) 78
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ill. Wesleyan 70
Wis.-River Falls 76
Illinois Wesleyan 83

Rochester, New York SectionalEdit

First round
March 3 or 4
Second round
March 5
Sectionals
March 11
Sectionals
March 12
            
Ramapo 106
Johnson & Wales '114
Johnson & Wales 72
Mahwah, New Jersey
Buffalo State 96
Gwynedd-Mercy 73
Buffalo State 83
Buffalo State 74
St. Mary's (Md.) 85
St. Mary's (Md.) 72
Medgar Evers 55
St. Mary's (Md.) 68
St. Mary's City, Maryland
Randolph Macon 53
Randolph Macon 62
Alvernia 59
St. Mary's (Md.) 50
Middlebury 65
Ithaca 78
MIT 82
MIT 52
Ithaca, New York
Rochester (NY) 60
Rochester (NY) 81
Elms 70
Rochester (NY) 52
Middlebury 61
West Conn. State 89
Salve Regina 67
West Conn. State 53
First round: Danbury, Connecticut
Second round: Middlebury, Vermont
Middlebury 79
Middlebury
Bye

Semifinals and National championship – Salem, VirginiaEdit

Semifinals
Friday, March 18
National championship
Saturday, March 19
      
Wooster (30–2) 73
Williams (29–2) 71
Wooster 54
St. Thomas (Minn.) 78
St. Thomas (Minn.) (28-3) 59
Middlebury (28–1) 57

ReferencesEdit