DePauw's men open SCAC tournament play on Friday; WGRE provides extensive live coverage
February 24, 2005
February 24, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw men's basketball team opens Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament play on Friday, February 25, when it squares off with Southwestern University. Tipoff is at 6 p.m. CST (7 p.m. in Greencastle) at the Ross Lynn Arena at Memphis University School.
DePauw student-operated radio station, WGRE, will provide unprecedented coverage of the third annual conference tournament. Brian Gustin, Wes Anderson, Matt Barwise and Dan Lucero will provide Webcasts of 13 of the 14 men's and women's games. For more information and the broadcast schedule, please visit WGRE's tournament site.
DePauw (12-12, 6-8 SCAC) enters the tournament as the number eight seed, while Southwestern (19-6, 11-3) is the top seed. The Tigers swept both games from the Pirates during the regular season including a 74-71 decision in Texas on January 16 and an 88-79 contest in Greencastle last Sunday.
Friday's action tips off at Memphis University School with second seed Trinity taking on Millsaps at 1 p.m. CST and third-seed Centre facing sixth-seed Rose-Hulman at 3 p.m. CST.
The bottom half of the bracket tips off at 6 p.m. CST with DePauw and Southwestern competing and the quarterfinals conclude with fourth-seed Oglethorpe facing fifth-seed Sewanee.
The semifinals at Rhodes College are scheduled for Saturday at 5 and 7 p.m. CST and the championship game slated for 2:30 p.m. CST on Sunday also at Rhodes. The tournament winner earns automatic qualification into the NCAA Division III Championship which begins Thursday, March 3.