DePauw Men Begin SCAC Hoops Title Quest Tomorrow Afternoon
February 24, 2011
February 24, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — The DePauw men's basketball team opens Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament play tomorrow afternoon when it faces Austin College. Tipoff of the day's second quarterfinal game from Heidelberg Gymnasium at Belhaven University is set for 3 p.m. CST.
DePauw is 17-8 on the season and finished as the SCAC Eastern Division's number-two seed with a 12-4 conference record after Sunday's 47-44 win at Rhodes. The Tigers advanced to the SCAC title game last year and lost to Centre by a 60-56 score. DePauw's last SCAC title came in 2006 as it defeated Centre on Austin Brown's buzzer-beating three-pointer.
Austin is 12-13 overall and finished SCAC play at 7-9. The Kangaroos are coming off a 59-56 non-conference win over Dallas on Tuesday after losing to Hendrix in overtime on Sunday.
For the eighth straight year, WGRE will broadcast all 14 men's and women's tournament games. For the complete broadcast schedule, please visit the WGRE site. iPhone users can download the DePauw University app which provides the opportunity to listen to WGRE.