Women's Basketball Team Ranked #8 in USA

Women's Basketball Team Ranked #8 in USA

November 28, 2007

DSC_0143.jpgNovember 28, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The first regular season poll of Division III women's basketball teams from D3hoops.com finds DePauw University #8 in the nation. In the poll, which appears at the Web site of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the 3-1 Tigers receive 359 points after placing fifth in the preseason poll. Mary Washington leads with 586 points and 14 first-place votes.

The men's poll finds the 4-0 Tigers receiving 74 votes but not among the top 25 teams.

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DePauw's women -- last season's national champions -- are also eighth in the USA Today/ESPN coaches' poll with 169 points. Howard Payne tops that ranking with 227 points.

Get the latest at the University's athletics page.

Both teams open Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play this Saturday when they travel to Centre College. The women tip off at 1 p.m. and the men's contest begins at approximately 3 p.m. Listen live on student station WGRE (91.5 FM or via this link).