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Tigers knock off Emmanuel

Saturday, March 10, 2007

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Cassie Pruzin
BOSTON -- The ninth-ranked DePauw University women's basketball displayed why they are a top-10 team Friday evening as the Tigers advanced to the sectional finals (national quarterfinals) of the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship after taking out Emmanuel with ease, 74-50.

The Tigers (28-3) will face Calvin today in the sectional finals at 7 p.m. Calvin, ranked seventh in the nation, defeated Southern Maine in the first game at the site, 60-56.

The Tigers never trailed against Emmanuel Friday, expanding a 15-12 lead to 30-14 with a 15-2 run in the first half. The Tigers closed the first half with an 8-1 run to take a 41-21 lead into halftime.

DePauw opened the second half with a 15-4 run and pushed its lead to more than 30 points.

Cassie Pruzin finished with 12 points to lead the Tigers on offense, hitting 3-of-4 three-pointers. Thirteen of the 15 DPU players that played scored Friday.

Jade Paez led Emmanuel with 16 points while LaTeisha Johnson finished with 12 poitns and a game-high five blocks.

DePauw had a commanding 52-31 edge in rebounding while grabbing 17 offensive rebounds. Emily Marshall paced DePauw's rebounding attack with 10 boards.

Saturday's game will be broadcast on 91.5-FM WGRE.

At Boston

DePauw 41 33 -- 74

Emmanuel 21 29 -- 50

DePauw -- Doughty 1-1 1-2 3, Pruzin 4-7 1-2 12, Lowes 2-6 0-0 5, Bondi 3-10 2-2 8, Marshall 4-7 0-0 8, Mahon 0-0 2-3 2, McGonigal 2-6 0-2 5, Chaney 0-0 0-0 0, Gr. Haehl 2-5 1-2 7, Gw. Haehl 0-2 6-7 6, Fernandez 3-8 1-1 7, Stoll 0-0 1-2 1, Bailey 2-3 2-2 6, Travelstead 2-3 0-2 4, Warner 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-58 FG, 17-25 FT, 74 TP.

Emmanuel -- Paez 6-15 1-1 16, Pannell 0-0 0-0 0, Davis 4-15 0-1 8, Johnson 5-9 1-4 12, Bushman 2-10 0-0 5, Degnan 0-0 0-0 0, Lipschitz 0-1 0-0 0, Gallant 0-3 3-4 3, Wenz 0-1 0-0 0, Brenkach 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-60 FG, 5-10 FT, 50 TP.

3-pt. FG -- DPU 7-11 (Pruzin 3-4), E 5-14 (Paez 3-9). Rebounds -- DPU 52 (Marshall 10), E 31 (Davis 7). Blocks -- DPU 1 (Bondi), E 5 (Johnson 5). Assists -- DPU 18 (Doughty 4), E 12 (Paez 6). Steals -- DPU 6 (Doughty, Pruzin 2), E 10 (Paez 6). Total Fouls -- DPU 15, E 18. Fouled Out -- None. Turnovers -- DPU 15, E 13.



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