Tigers lead all the way in win at Rhodes

Tigers lead all the way in win at Rhodes

January 26, 2007


January 26, 2007, Memphis, Tenn. - DePauw improved to 17-2 overall and 7-1 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference following an 82-54 win at Rhodes. The win was the Tigers' fifth straight and 46th in the last 50 games. The Lynx dropped to 11-7 overall and 3-5 in the conference.

DePauw, ranked 10th by D3hoops.com and 11th in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches' Poll, jumped out to an 11-2 lead in the first four minutes of the contest on the way to a 40-26 halftime lead. They then opened the second half with a 7-2 run and never trailed.

Liz Bondi paced the Tigers with 16, while Caitlin McGonigal added 10. Emily Marshall grabbed a game-high seven rebounds, while Suzy Doughty dished out eight assists. Crystal Jessee led Rhodes with 16 points, while Becky Atnip followed with 10.

The Tigers shot 49.3 percent for the game including 58.6 percent in the second half, while Rhodes hit 35.2 percent from the floor. DePauw knocked down 6-of-9 three-pointers and outrebounded the Lynx 43-25.

DePauw travels to Millsaps on Sunday for a 3 p.m. CST game. That game can be heard on WGRE.