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Tiger men defeat Illinois Tech

Monday, December 18, 2006

Auston Brown exploded for 27 points to lead the DePauw University men's basketball team past Illinois Tech, 84-63, at home Sunday.

The win is DePauw seventh this season next to just one loss. DPU is ranked 24th in the nation. The Scarlet Hawks dropped to 3-9 with the loss.

Brown scored 21 of his career-high in points in the first half as the Tigers shot 68 percent from the floor in the first stanza to take a 53-18 lead.

Three other Tigers were in double figures as Reid Sakel finished with 13, and Stephen Schott and Matt McDonald both had 10.

Schott paced the Tigers on the glass, grabbing a game-high nine rebounds. Moore also had a team-high five assists and three steals. Sakel also had three thefts.

Jeremy Nixon led Illinois Tech with 20 points while Bobby McQueen had 14. Sasha Sudar recorded a double-double, tallying 10 points and 11 rebounds.

DePauw shot 53 percent from the floor and hit 11-of-22 from beyond the arc. Brown and Sakel were both 4-for-5 from three-point range in the victory.

The Tigers will be back in action Wednesday when they face Kenyon on the road at 2 p.m.

At DePauw

Illinois Tech 18 45 -- 63

DePauw 53 31 -- 84

Illinois Tech -- McKinley 3-4 0-2 9, Nixon 9-21 0-1 20, Knapczyk 3-6 0-0 6, McQueen 6-11 2-4 14, Sudar 5-14 0-0 10, Valls 0-0 0-0 0, Razeq 0-0 0-0 0, Patterman 0-0 0-0 0, Jackson 0-1 0-0 0, Klockowski 0-2 0-0 0, Kozys 2-2 0-0 4. Totals 28-61 FG, 2-7 FT, 63 TP.

DePauw -- Brown 11-14 1-1 27, Moore 3-4 1-2 9, Schott 4-8 2-2 10, Sakel 4-6 1-2 13, McDonald 5-8 0-0 10, Callen 1-4 2-2 4, King 0-3 2-3 2, Werntz 2-5 0-0 4, Gold 1-3 0-0 3, Hagen 0-2 0-0 0, Dunn 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 32-61 FG, 9-12 FT, 84 TP.

3-pt. FG -- IT 5-16 (McKinley 3-4), DPU 11-22 (Sakel, Brown 4-5). Rebounds -- IT 18 (Sudar 11), DPU 24 (Schott 9). Blocks -- IT 1 (McQueen), DPU 3 (McDonald 2). Assists -- IT 12 (Nixon 4), DPU 21 (Moore 5). Steals -- IT 8 (Knapczyk 3), DPU 10 (Moore, Sakel 3). Total Fouls -- IT 12, DPU 12. Fouled Out -- None. Turnovers -- IT 17, DPU 16.

Next Game -- The Tigers face Kenyon at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Compiled by Jason Moon



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