THE TRUTH ABOUT PLAYING DIVISION 3 MEN’S BASKETBALL

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Three years ago, I knew next to nothing about division 3 men’s basketball. I grew up with dreams of playing division 1 basketball and making it to the NBA.

I ended up playing division 1 basketball and professionally overseas for a few years, all the while having no knowledge of the world of division III basketball.

Sure, I had heard of division 3 basketball players overseas. I knew of guys like Ben Wallace and Terry Porter that played NAIA or division III basketball and ended up in the NBA.

But my knowledge of division III was minuscule at best. It wasn’t until my brother got hired as the head coach at Swarthmore College did I take an active interest in learning about division 3 colleges.

Having witnessed my first division 3 basketball game in person, I felt compelled to write about the experience and hopefully inform young basketball players on what they should know about division 3 hoops.

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