NCAA D3 basketball tournament pairings set

The St. Norbert men's basketball team poses with their championship trophy Saturday.
The St. Norbert men's basketball team poses with their championship trophy Saturday.

March Madness is underway for the NCAA Division 3, with the announcement Monday of the men’s and women’s basketball tournament brackets.

On the men’s side, St. Norbert College and Marian University earned automatic bids by winning their conference post-season tournaments.

SNC (24-1) faces Ohio Wesleyan (20-7) at Illinois Wesleyan in Bloomington, Ill.

UW-Stevens Point (26-1), which won the WIAC regular season and tournament titles, hosts Marian (22-6).

UW-Whitewater (23-4) hosts Northwestern St. Paul (16-11).

For the complete bracket, click here.

First and second round games are March 6-8 nationwide, although all of the Wisconsin schools’ first games are Friday. The final four is in Salem, Virginia, March 21-22.

For the women’s tournament, UW-Oshkosh and St. Norbert College are guaranteed spots in the field after winning their leagues’ automatic bids.

The Titans (24-3) will host St. Mary’s MN, (24-3) in the first round.

SNC (21-4)travels to Kensoha to face host Carthage (24-3) on Friday. Wisconsin Lutheran (24-3) faces Hope (27-0) in the other half of that regional.

For the complete bracket, click here. UW-Stevens Point hosts the final four March 21-22.

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