Tigers Climb Three Spots in National Poll; Ranked 22nd in Division III
February 10, 2009
February 10, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Following a weekend sweep, DePauw moved up three spots to 22nd in the latest D3hoops.com Top 25 men's basketball poll.
The Tigers totaled 84 points after making their 2008-09 debut in the poll last week at 25th. St. Thomas (Minn.) leads the rankings with 617 points and 17 first-place votes, while Washington-St. Louis is second with 608 points and the remaining eight first-place votes.
DePauw is 17-5 overall and 9-2 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference after winning last Friday at Birmingham-Southern and Sunday at Rhodes. The Tigers have won 12 of their last 13 after starting the season at 5-4.
First place in the SCAC East Division will be at stake on Saturday when DePauw travels to Danville, Ky., to face 23rd-ranked Centre. The Colonels are 17-4 overall and also 9-2 in SCAC play.
Saturday's 1 p.m. contest can be heard live on WGRE.