2012-13 Around the Atlantic/Mid-Atlantic

March 2, 2013 Back on his feet After surgery to remove two tumors from his head and three months of bed rest, 7-1 sophomore Joel Neri is coming into his own at SUNY-Purchase.

February 22, 2013 Sibling revelry at McDaniel, Gettysburg Derek and Wes Brooks faced off on opposite sides in the men's game, then Cari and Codi McMaster did so in the women's game.

February 15, 2013 Browns' team turning it around New Jersey City coach Marc Brown's team started the season 2-7, and it was some sage advice from his dad, the former Gothic Knights coach that helped him turn it around.

February 9, 2013 Firing up the Diplomats Franklin and Marshall has been working on its bench enthsiasm, and Jon Salandra has been providing a bunch of it.

February 2, 2013 Never too late to dedicate Ashley Montecchio used to not take her Division III basketball opportunity at Rosemont very seriously. But that has clearly changed.

January 24, 2013 DeSales doubles down on success The list of schools that have had both men's and women's teams win 200 games in the past decade is a short one, but DeSales is on it. Plus, Farmingdale and Old Westbury are battling for the top of the Skyline.

January 17, 2013 Candid, but lethal Katelyn Fischer has an incredible crossover, her coach says. But she also has great skills off the court, with a 4.0 GPA and community service, and a deadly wit to boot.

January 10, 2013 Both sides of the ball Some of the best teams in this part of Division III can score, but they are also playing some elite defense. Women's coaches at Baruch, Cabrini, La Roche, Messiah and York talk about their philosophy.

December 18, 2012 Shovlin's second rookie season Once upon a time Chris Shovlin was the MAC Freedom Rookie of the Year. Now 26, he has six kids to care for but found the hardwood calling him again.

December 6, 2012 Up from the bottom A couple of years ago, Kavon Baker was cut from Brooklyn's men's basketball team before the season even started. Rather than transfer, though, it made him work harder. Now he's the team's leading scorer.

November 15, 2012 Living in the gym You hear people talk about how much time they spend in the gym often this time of year. But at Lehman, this is literally true, because the school's gym is still being used as emergency shelter for people displaced by Sandy.