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Two Big Wins Advance DePauw's B-ball Teams to NCAA 'Elite 8'

Two Big Wins Advance DePauw's B-ball Teams to NCAA 'Elite 8'

March 8, 2002

March 8, 2002, Westerville & Wilmington, Oh. - They played at the same time at two sites within the same state and came away with the same outcome: victory! DePauw University's men's basketball team defeated the number one-ranked team in the nation in the NCAA Division III basketball sectional semi-final tonight, handing Washington (Missouri) University a 90-87 loss. Mike Howland drove the length of the court to hit the game-winning basket in the game played at Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio.

Sports information director Bill Wagner will be posting complete recaps of the action. You'll be able to read his story by clicking here. A box score of the men's game will be available here.

The women's team are also in the "Elite 8" after a decisive 84-60 victory over Hardin-Simmons. You can read the story of the women's game by, which was played at Wilmington (Ohio) College, clicking here. The box score is accessible here.

The sectional final games will be played Saturday night in Ohio.