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Women Win Big and Advance in SCAC Basketball Tourney; Men Fall in Double OT

Women Win Big and Advance in SCAC Basketball Tourney; Men Fall in Double OT

February 29, 2008

fernandez031707.jpgFebruary 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 the2008scacbblogo.jpg 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).

Learn more at the official home of Tiger athletics or at the SCAC tournament's Web site.

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