TIGERS BEAT FRANKLIN; EARN HOME COURT IN ICAC TOURNAMENT

	Greencastle, Ind.--The DePauw men's basketball team assured itself of 
playing at home in the first game of next week's Indiana Collegiate Athletic 
Conference tournament with a 79-74 win over Franklin on Wednesday.
	With the win, DePauw improved to 16-7 overall and 6-5 in ICAC play. 
Franklin fell to 13-9 overall and 4-7 in the ICAC. The win also avenged a 17-
point loss at Franklin in January.
	The Tigers opened strong with a 21-11 lead at the 10:59 mark of the 
first half. Ben McCormick, making the start at forward for the injured Ryan 
Hooker scored seven of the Tigers' first nine points.
	DePauw, however, hit a drought for 7:30 as they were outscored 12-0 
during the stretch and Franklin took a 23-21 lead. The Tigers regained the lead 
and went into the intermission ahead, 30-28.
	Holding no more than a seven-point lead most of the second half, the 
Tigers led 65-60 with 4:48 left. Brad Stevens completed a three-point play and 
Jason Kreag buried a three-pointer to give the Tigers the biggest lead of the 
game at 71-60 with 3:57 left. The Grizzlies cut the lead to five on three 
occasions, but could get no closer.
      Craig Stewart scored a career-high 18 points and hit seven of eight from 
the field and four of five from three-point range. Four other Tigers were in 
double figures as Ryan Miller scored 13, Ben McCormick 12 and Matt McCollum and 
Stevens 11 each.
	Brandon Berglund scored 15 and Scott Starkey added 13 for the Grizzlies.
	The Tigers close out the regular season on Saturday at ICAC champion 
Hanover in a 3 p.m. contest.


OFFICIAL BASKETBALL BOX SCORE -- G A M E   T O T A L S                          
Franklin College vs DePauw University                                           
2/14/96  7:30 p.m.    at  Greencastle, Indiana                                  
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VISITORS: Franklin College (13-9)                                               
                      TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS                         
No.     N A M E       FG FGA FG FGA FT FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP   A TO BLK S MIN
34 STECZYK, Marc    f  4  6   0  0   0  1   1  1  2   3   8   2  2  0  0  25
42 CHADWICK, Jim    f  2  6   0  1   2  4   4  1  5   1   6   1  2  0  0  32
50 GOHMANN, Donnie  c  3  6   0  1   0  0   2  1  3   3   6   0  2  0  0  11
14 SIBLEY, Jason    g  2  5   0  0   0  0   3  1  4   2   4   4  1  2  1  26
30 CHANDLER, Cary   g  3  5   2  4   0  0   1  0  1   4   8   0  4  0  0  26
12 COMERFORD, Chad     1  1   0  0   0  0   0  0  0   0   2   0  0  0  0   8
20 STARKEY, Scott      5  9   1  3   2  2   1  0  1   5  13   0  0  0  0  17
22 DeGROOTE, Culley    1  3   0  0   2  2   1  2  3   1   4   2  1  0  0  12
32 LORY, Brady         2 10   2  7   2  4   2  1  3   4   8   0  1  0  2  13
44 CUTTER, Jason       0  2   0  0   0  0   0  0  0   0   0   0  0  0  0   3
52 BERGLUND, Brandon   5  7   0  0   5  8   4  4  8   2  15   1  0  3  1  25
40 BRETT, Jarrod       0  2   0  2   0  0   0  0  0   1   0   0  0  0  0   1
TEAM REBOUNDS............................   3  0  3                         
TOTALS                28 62   5 18  13 21  22 11 33  26  74  10 13  5  4 199
                                                                                
TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 10-26  .385 2nd Half: 18-36 .500  Game: .452  DEADBALL
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  2- 6  .333 2nd Half:  3-12 .250  Game: .278  REBOUNDS
F Throw % 1st Half:  6-12  .500 2nd Half:  7- 9 .778  Game: .619     4, 1 
                                                                                
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HOME TEAM: DePauw University (16-7)                                             
                     TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS                         
No.     N A M E      FG FGA FG FGA FT FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP   A TO BLK S MIN
30 MILLER, Ryan    f  3  6   3  5   4  4   2  3  5   5  13   4  3  0  0  33
33 McCORMICK, Ben  f  5  9   2  4   0  0   2  0  2   3  12   3  2  0  0  22
43 McCOLLUM, Matt  c  4  9   0  0   3  4   1  5  6   4  11   5  2  2  2  31
12 SALYERS, Kyle   g  2  5   0  2   1  4   0  0  0   0   5   4  0  0  0  19
20 STEWART, Craig  g  7  8   4  5   0  4   2  2  4   0  18   0  0  2  1  36
10 KREAG, Jason       1  2   1  2   3  4   2  0  2   1   6   1  3  0  0  22
13 STEVENS, Brad      3  8   0  2   5  7   2  0  2   2  11   1  3  0  1  22
34 BOWERS, Matt       0  0   0  0   3  4   2  4  6   0   3   2  0  0  1  13
45 BROWN, Rick        0  0   0  0   0  0   0  1  1   2   0   0  0  1  0   2
TEAM REBOUNDS...........................   1  0  1              1          
TOTALS               25 47  10 20  19 31  14 15 29  17  79  20 14  5  5 200
                                                                                
TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 13-26  .500 2nd Half: 12-21  .571 Game: .532  DEADBALL
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  2- 8  .250 2nd Half:  8-12  .667 Game: .500  REBOUNDS
F Throw % 1st Half:  2- 6  .333 2nd Half: 17-25  .680 Game: .613     8, 1 
                                                                                
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OFFICIALS:   Tony Garton, Tony Primavera, Jay Smith                             
TECHNICAL FOULS:                                                                
Franklin College    -  none                                                     
DePauw University   - team/bench(1)                                             
ATTENDANCE:  1,150                                                              
SCORE BY PERIODS:        1st  2nd  OT1  OT2  OT3  OT4   TOTAL                   
Franklin College          28   46    0    0    0    0      74                   
DePauw University         30   49    0    0    0    0      79                   
COMMENTS: ICAC Records: DPU 6-5, FC 4-7                                         
          Stewart Career-High 18 points                                         


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Latest Revision Feb-15-1996