Women Win Big and Advance in SCAC Basketball Tourney; Men Fall in Double OT
February 29, 2008
February 29, 2008, Conway, Ark. - DePauw University's women's basketball team topped Southwestern 80-50 this afternoon and advanced to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Championship semifinals for the sixth time in as many years. The win -- the Tigers' 12th in a row -- improves the defending national champions' season record to 23-3. Jenna Fernandez led top-seeded DePauw with 16 points.
DePauw's men's team, seeded third, lost an opening round heartbreaker to Trinity University, 82-77, in double overtime. Mike Moore led the black and gold with 24 points. The setback puts the team's season record at 19-7.
The women's team, ranked #7 in the nation, advances to the semifinals of the SCAC tourney and will play Colorado College tomorrow at 5 p.m. CST (6 p.m. Greencastle time). Listen to the game live via WGRE (91.5 FM or online via this link).Back