HERKIMER, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The National Junior College Athletic Association announced Wednesday that Herkimer College will host the NJCAA Men’s Division III Basketball Championship, set to take place March 14th through 19th of 2023.

Herkimer basketball has been the most successful junior college program in New York State over the last decade with a 272-49 overall record since 2011. The team won the NJCAA DIII National Championship in the 2018-2019 season, and in the last 11 years has made the championship tournament 9 times.

This will be the third time the championship is hosted by a New York school, SUNY Delhi hosted every tournament from 1991 to 2010, and Sullivan County Community College hosted it from 2011 to 2016.

Last year’s tournament was held in Rockford, Illinois, North Lake College defeated Genesee Community College 83-80 to claim the national title, their fourth since 2006.