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Women's Basketball Team Pursues 23rd Straight Victory Saturday Night

February 16, 2006

2006 wbb 1.jpgFebruary 16, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "DePauw is ranked fifth in NCAA Division III," notes today's Indianapolis Starof the women's basketball team. "The Tigers (23-1) have won a school-record 22 consecutive games," adds Pat McKee's "Women's Sports Notes" column.

Access the item at the newspaper's Web site.

DePauw's latest victories included an 83-31 win at Centre on Friday and a 79-51 victory at Sewanee on Sunday. The Tigers' 23 wins was the most in Division III entering this week and their .958 winning percentage ranks second. DePauw's 22-game streak is a school and Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference record.

The women are back in action this Saturday, February 18, when Rose-Hulman comes to Neal Fieldhouse for a 6 p.m. contest.  The men's game follows at 8. Both games can be heard live on student radio station WGRE.  For comprehensive coverage of Tiger athletics, click here.