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NCAA Division III men’s hockey tournament

2018 tournament

Locations, dates:

Selection show: March 5, 10:30 a.m. EDT, NCAA.com

First round: Campus sites, March 10.

Quarterfinals: Campus sites, March 17.

Semifinals, finals: Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid, N.Y., March 23-24.

Qualifying teams: 12

Format: Four teams receive byes to the quarterfinals. Eight teams play in first-round games to fill the quarterfinal field. All rounds are single elimination.

Bracket: PDF

Automatic qualifiers:

Pool A: Seven postseason tournament champions — from CCC, MASCAC, MIAC, NEHC, NESCAC, NCHA and SUNYAC

Pool B: One institution from group of schools in conferences that do not qualify for Pool A consideration (UCHC, WIAC)

Pool C: Four institutions from automatic-qualifying conferences that are not their conference champions, and the remaining teams in Pool B

2018 bracket

First round
March 10
Quarterfinals
March 17
Semifinals
March 23
Championship
March 24
Nichols
3
Fitchburg State
1
TBA, Harrisville, R.I.
Marian
1
Augsburg
3
7 p.m. CT, Minneapolis
U. of New England
2
Colby
4
7 p.m. ET, Biddeford, Maine
Hobart
2
Geneseo
4
7 p.m. ET, Geneva, N.Y.
Salve Regina
4
Nichols
3
7 p.m. ET, Kingston, R.I.
Adrian
2
Wis.-Stevens Point
5
7 p.m. ET, Adrian, Mich.
St. Norbert
5
Augsburg
2
7 p.m. CT, De Pere, Wis.
Colby
2
Geneseo
1
7 p.m. ET, Geneseo, N.Y.
Salve Regina
3
Wis.-Stevens Point
0
3 p.m. ET, Lake Placid, N.Y.
St. Norbert
4
Colby
3
6:30 p.m. ET, Lake Placid, N.Y.
Salve Regina
2
St. Norbert
3
7 p.m. ET, Lake Placid, N.Y. (2OT)

NCAA Division III men’s ice hockey committee

Tom Di Camillo, SUNYAC commissioner

Jared Phillips, Gustavus Adolphus assistant athletic director

Craig Russell, Plymouth State coach

Mike Szkodzinski, Lawrence coach