DEPAUW MEN HOLD OFF ILLINOIS BENEDICTINE, 80-72

	Franklin, Ind.-- Clutch free throw shooting down the stretch 
helped the DePauw men's basketball team hold off Illinois 
Benedictine and gain an 80-72 victory in the first game of the 
Coca-Cola Classic at Franklin College. DePauw, 4-2 and winners of 
four straight, faces Rockford College on Saturday at 1 p.m. 
Illinois Benedictine fell to 1-5.
	The Eagles blistered the nets at a 62 percent clip in the 
first half, but the Tigers trailed by just two at 42-40 as Ryan 
Hooker scored 17 of his game-high 31 points in the half. DePauw 
led by as many as eight in the half and held a 35-29 advantage 
with 4:41 left before Illinois Benedictine went on a 13-3 string 
to take a four-point lead.
	The second half remained tight and the Tigers gained the 
lead for good at 70-68 on Hooker's jumper with 3:39 left. Hooker 
then buried a three-pointer with 1:53 remaining to stretch the 
lead to 74-70. The Tigers nailed six of eight from the line in the 
final 41 seconds to secure the victory.
	Three other Tigers finished in double figures as Jason 
Kreag, Ryan Miller and Matt McCollum each totaled 10. McCollum 
grabbed six rebounds in the win. Jeremy Schoenecker led Illinois 
Benedictine with 21 points followed by Chad Moskal with 18. Chris 
Mays hauled down six rebounds.

OFFICIAL BASKETBALL BOX SCORE -- G A M E   T O T A L S                          
Illinois Benedictine vs DePauw University                                       
12/1/95  6 p.m.       at  Franklin, Indiana                                     
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VISITORS: Illinois Benedictine (1-5)                                                  
                          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
43 MOSKAL, Chad        f   6  8   1  2   5  5   1  1  2   5  18   3  3  0  0  35
33 SLIMKO, Kevin       f   1  3   0  1   0  0   0  0  0   3   2   1  3  0  0   7
44 MAYS, Chris         c   3  6   0  0   2  3   1  5  6   4   8   1  1  1  2  22
41 SCHOENECKER, Jeremy g   8 10   4  5   1  2   0  1  1   0  21   4  5  0  2  29
14 COSME, Pete         g   1  5   0  0   1  2   0  2  2   3   3   4  0  0  2  35
05 HOBERG, Jamie           0  1   0  1   0  0   0  0  0   0   0   1  0  0  0   7
20 HERBECK, Dan            1  3   0  1   0  0   1  1  2   0   2   2  0  0  0  10
23 JACKSON, Alvin          0  1   0  0   0  0   0  0  0   1   0   0  0  0  0   5
31 WEISS, Todd             1  1   1  1   0  0   0  3  3   0   3   1  0  0  0   4
34 GUSE, Tom               3  5   0  2   0  0   0  3  3   0   6   2  1  0  0  15
40 HENDRICKS, Josh         1  6   0  4   0  0   0  1  1   4   2   1  1  0  0  13
50 SUAREZ, Pete            3  4   1  1   0  0   2  0  2   3   7   1  1  0  1  18
TEAM REBOUNDS................................   1  1  2              1          
TOTALS                    28 53   7 18   9 12   6 18 24  23  72  21 16  1  7 200
                                                                                
TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 16-26  .615   2nd Half: 12-27  .444   Game:  .528   DEADBALL
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  4-11  .364   2nd Half:  3- 7  .429   Game:  .389   REBOUNDS
F Throw % 1st Half:  6- 6 1.000   2nd Half:  3- 6  .500   Game:  .750      1, 3 
                                                                                
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HOME TEAM: DePauw University (4-2)                                                    
                    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
24 HOOKER, Ryan   f  9 16   2  5  11 16   2  2  4   2  31   3  2  1  2  29
30 MILLER, Ryan   f  4  9   2  3   0  0   2  2  4   2  10   1  3  0  0  22
43 McCOLLUM, Matt c  5  6   0  0   0  0   2  4  6   4  10   1  5  1  0  30
14 GORRELL, Matt  g  0  0   0  0   2  2   0  4  4   2   2   3  1  0  1  19
20 STEWART, Craig g  0  2   0  1   2  2   0  2  2   1   2   4  0  0  0  26
10 KREAG, Jason      3  4   3  4   1  2   0  1  1   0  10   0  1  0  2  22
12 SALYERS, Kyle     1  1   1  1   0  0   0  0  0   3   3   1  0  0  0   8
13 STEVENS, Brad     3  8   0  2   0  0   1  0  1   1   6   4  0  0  4  20
32 McKINNEY, Jess    0  1   0  1   0  0   0  0  0   0   0   0  0  0  0  0+
33 McCORMICK, Ben    2  5   0  1   0  0   0  2  2   1   4   0  0  0  0  13
34 BOWERS, Matt      0  0   0  0   0  0   0  1  1   0   0   0  1  0  0   2
45 BROWN, Rick       0  0   0  0   2  2   0  3  3   1   2   1  0  0  0   9
TEAM REBOUNDS..........................   1  0  1                         
TOTALS              27 52   8 18  18 24   8 21 29  17  80  18 13  2  9 200
                                                                                
TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 15-31  .484   2nd Half: 12-21  .571   Game:  .519   DEADBALL
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  3-10  .300   2nd Half:  5- 8  .625   Game:  .444   REBOUNDS
F Throw % 1st Half:  7- 9  .778   2nd Half: 11-15  .733   Game:  .750      2    
                                                                                
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OFFICIALS:                                                                      
TECHNICAL FOULS:                                                                
Illinois Benedictine-  none                                                     
DePauw University   -  none                                                     
ATTENDANCE: 150                                                                    
SCORE BY PERIODS:        1st  2nd  OT1  OT2  OT3  OT4   TOTAL                   
Illinois Benedictine      42   30    0    0    0    0      72                   
DePauw University         40   40    0    0    0    0      80                   
     

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