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Tigers Face Thomas More in NCAA Football Playoffs Saturday

November 16, 2009

Also: Complete Playoff Bracket

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November 16, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw University's "Tigers will travel to Thomas More in Crestview Hills, Ky., to face the 10-0 Saints [of Thomas More College] at noon Saturday" in the opening round of the NCAA Division III football playoffs, reports Terry Hutchens in this morning's Indianapolis Star. He notes that DePauw"qualified for its first playoff berth by winning the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference title."

Access the item at IndyStar.com.

The matchup was announced Sunday afternoon by ESPNews: Video Link [Download Video: "Pairing is Announced" - 3305kb].

DePauw (7-2) is the #7 seed in Wesley (Delaware) College regional. Thomas More won the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) to claim the conference's automatic bed to the playoffs and is seeded #2.

Tickets for the game, which begins at noon (EST), will be $7 for adults and $5 for students, football_vr.jpgsenior citizens and children, and will only be available on game day at entrances to the Bank of Kentucky Field. Gates will open at 10 a.m. Saturday. Per NCAA policy, no complimentary passes will be accepted.

Get the very latest on the DePauw football team, in its first-ever playoff run, here.

A summary of Saturday's 116th Monon Bell Classic -- including video clips from the game -- can be found here. Now in production is a limited edition DVD of the 116th game between DePauw and Wabash College, which will include a wealth of bonus material. Details and an online order form can be found here.

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