Bixby To Join Hoopsville Thursday Night

Bixby To Join Hoopsville Thursday Night

(Carlisle, Pa.) – Dickinson head women's basketball coach Katherine Bixby will be featured on Hoopsville on Thursday night at 7:00 pm, joining host Dave McHugh to talk about the season and the success of the Red Devils. Dickinson clinched a spot in the Centennial Conference playoffs, earning a trip to the semifinals for the second straight season.

The Red Devils improved to 17-7 overall and 14-5 in conference play with a 69-57 win over Franklin & Marshall on Wednesday night. Senior forward Mary Martin (Honesdale, Pa./Honesdale) scored 18 points to become the 12th player in program history to reach the 1,000-point milestone.

Last week senior guard Helen Roberts (Oakton, Va./Oakton) broke a pair of school records in career and single season three-pointers. The southpaw leads the conference with 72 on the year while ranking fifth in three-point shooting percentage. She holds the career mark with 163.

The Red Devils have been fun to watch, playing in a remarkable five overtime games this season, including an epic triple-overtime win over Muhlenberg on December 1st. That was the third of three straight overtime games and part of a seven-game win streak. The Devils are 4-1 in overtime for the season.

Dickinson will host Washington College on Saturday in the regular season finale. The Red Devils are currently tied with Muhlenberg for second in the conference standings.

Hoopsville is the only show dedicated to Division III basketball in the world. The show first hit the air in November of 2000 and this season mark's the show 14th season overall. Dave McHugh is the creator and host of Hoopsville, which broadcasts out of McHugh's personal studios, the WBCA/NABC Studios, in the Baltimore area. The show airs on Sundays and Thursdays starting at 7:00 PM ET throughout the season. Archives of each show along with a separate podcast(s) are also available.

Each show, McHugh talks to coaches, players, administrators, reporters, and experts from around the country for their take on Division III basketball news. The show also interacts with listeners through Twitter, Facebook, and email.

Hoopsville has also traveled and broadcast live at the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship Weekend in Salem, Virginia every year since 2001 including special pre-and post-game coverage starting at the unique Elite Eight in 2013. Hoopsville was also on the road at the women's championship weekend in Holland, Michigan in 2013 along with the men's championship game in Atlanta the same year.

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