Wisconsin-Stevens Point, St. Norbert host quarterfinals in 2017 Division III men’s NCAA tournament

The two returning national finalists will host quarterfinal games in the 2017 Division III men’s NCAA tournament.

The 12-team bracket, revealed Monday morning, gave four bids to Western teams — all of whom got first-round byes — and eight to Eastern teams.

Defending national champion Wisconsin-Stevens Point and St. Norbert will host two of the quarterfinals on March 18, against Adrian and Augsburg, respectively.

The eight Eastern teams will play first-round games on Saturday to complete the quarterfinal field.

The first-round games played Saturday, March 11 are:

• Salem State at Norwich, 7 p.m. EST
• Hamilton at Oswego, 7 p.m. EST
• Plattsburgh at Trinity, 7 p.m. EST
• Endicott at Hobart, 7 p.m. EST

The quarterfinal games that are set for Saturday, March 18 include:

• Adrian at Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 7 p.m. CDT
• Augsburg at St. Norbert, 7 p.m. CDT

Adrian, Hamilton, Hobart, Oswego and Wisconsin-Stevens Point gained entry via at-large bids in Pool B (for teams in conferences without an automatic bid) or Pool C (all remaining teams).

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  2. Can someone explain how the brackets are set for DIII Men’s Hockey? Why does #1 ranked Norwich not have a bye? Why are W-SP and Oswego, when by using any listed
    ranking are somewhere between 2 & 5 in the same bracket as #1 Norwich. The other bracket, based on rankings, is significantly weaker. Why are “west schools” guaranteed two final four slots? I just don’t understand.

    • I got paid $104,000 previous year by freelancing on-line and I was able to do it by w­orking part-time for 3+ hrs every day. I followed work model I stumbled upon online and I am so happy that i earned so much money on the side. It’s very beginner-friendly a­­n­­d I’m just so blessed that I found out about this. Here is what i do… http://tny­.­im/8w0

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