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Tigers Give Division I Northwestern a "Good Battle" in Men's Basketball Exhibition; Lose 59-48

November 12, 2004

hanger102704.jpgNovember 12, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "Northwestern was given a good battle by visiting DePauw through much of the first half, but the Wildcats assumed control with a 12-2 run at the end of the first half and another 12-4 run to start the second," notes an Associated Press account of last night's men's basketball exhibition game in Evanston, Illinois that Northwestern won, 59-48. The Northwestern Daily Student adds, "Northwestern coach Bill Carmody said he wanted to treat Thursday's exhibition against DePauw like a real game. He backed up his words by playing four NU starters more than 30 minutes in a 59-48 victory in front of 3,020 people at Welsh-Ryan Arena."

Carmody tells the student newspaper, "It was good because I had to keep the guys in. I wanted them to play 30 minutes. (DePauw) has a good team, and they made us play, and they made us play hard." The story notes, "The Division III Tigers caught NU off-guard with a two-three zone to start the game. The two teams slopped through the first eight minutes as DePauw clawed to a 12-8 lead... DePauw kept the game close, but a 10-2 NU run to end the first half, capped by a [Vedran] Vukusic three-pointer with time winding down, gave the Cats all the breathing room they would need."

You'll find the Northwestern Daily Student article by clicking here. Access the AP summary, published in the Daily Herald of suburban Chicago, here. Yet another brief write-up can be found at the Web site of the Chicago Sun-Times.

Visit the official site of DePauw's men's basketball program by clicking here.

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