Ephs earn right to host NCAA 1st and 2nd Round Games This Weekend

Ephs earn right to host NCAA 1st and 2nd Round Games This Weekend

2018 NCAA Div. III Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA — The Williams College men's basketball team was selected to host first and second round games of the 2018 NCAA Div. III Tournament, it was announced Monday. 

Williams (22-5), the 2018 NESCAC Tournament champions, will host MASCAC champion Bridgewater State (18-9) Friday at 7:30 p.m. Ramapo University (21-6), winners of the New Jersey Athletic Tournament Title, will play Moravian College (20-7), the Landmark Conference champion, at 5:30 p.m. in the other first round contest in Williamstown. 

The Ephs are making their 16th appearance in the NCAA Tournament and they are 46-14 all-time in NCAA play. They have advanced to 8 Final Fours, winning the 2003 NCAA title. 

Sixteen sites will host four teams for first and second-round competition. Second-round winners will advance to one of four sectional-round sites March 9-10. Winners of the four sectional games will advance to the semi-finals and finals March 16-17. All games, except the semi-finals and finals, will be played on the campuses of competing institutions while the Final Four will take place at the Salem Civic Center in Salem, Va.

Ticket prices, pre-sale information will be released tomorrow. 



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