March 10, 2017

Marietta College (26-4) will face the University of Rochester (23-4) in the sectional round of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament at 8:00 p.m., Friday, March 10th, in Ban Johnson Arena. The Pioneers won both the Ohio Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championship to earn the conference's automatic bid into the tournament. Coach Jon VanderWal's team defeated Calvin (83-66) and Guilford (88-64) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament this past weekend. Rochester received an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament. The Yellowjackets defeated Albertus Magnus (89-66) and Union (82-60) in the first round.