Tigers equal school win record; head to SCAC title game
February 25, 2006
February 25, 2006, Memphis, Tenn. - Bridget Bailey and Liz Bondi each scored 18 and Lindsay Houin followed with 14 and matched a career high with 12 rebounds as DePauw claimed an 89-73 victory in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference semifinal.
With the win, the Tigers advanced to Sunday's 2:30 p.m. CST title game against Trinity. Trinity defeated Oglethorpe 73-65 in the other semifinal. The two teams will meet with the SCAC title at stake for the fourth straight year.
DePauw improved to 26-1 overall and extended its winning streak to 25. The 26 victories ties the DePauw single-season record. Rhodes finished the season at 18-8.
The Tigers led by as many as 18 in the first half on the way to a 42-25 halftime advantage. DePauw still held a 15-point lead before the Lynx went on a 10-2 run to close to within seven at 53-46 and again at 55-48. The Tigers, however, pushed the margin back to 15 at 69-54 with just over seven minutes to play.
Rhodes closed to within nine at 75-66, but the Tigers scored the next four and the margin never slipped below single digits.
The Tigers outrebounded the Lynx 46-24 and grabbed 19 offensive rebounds. Suzy Doughty matched a career high with nine assists.Back