November 29, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - In the first regular season D3hoops.com Top 25 Poll, DePauw is ranked 18th in the nation.
The 4-1 Tigers were ranked 22nd in the preseason poll and have won three straight after losing to ninth-ranked Washington (Mo.) in the season's second contest.
DePauw opens Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play on Friday, December 2, when they travel to Hendrix for a 6 p.m. CST contest.