Greencastle, Ind. – The DePauw men's basketball team defeated Boyce 98-58 on Tuesday to collect their first win of the 2016-17 season.
DePauw made 17 3-pointers and was one shy of tying the single game mark for most 3-pointers made in a game, which was set back in 2005.
Luke Lattner again led DePauw with 18 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Jack VandeMerkt collected a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds. He also had three blocks. David Vogel was 3-of-3 from beyond the arc for 11 points.
Speaking of the bench, they outscored Boyce's 43-16, and everyone who dressed saw at least six minutes of action.
DePauw pulled away from an 8-7 lead after an 18-0 run brought it to 26-7 with 10:20 remaining in the first half. That turned into a 56-26 lead at the half.
Boyce never held a lead for the duration of the game, while DePauw took its lead to as high as 45 with 5:15 remaining.
DePauw shot 47 percent (34-of-73) from the court and 55 percent (17-of-31) from 3-point range. They out-rebounded the Bulldogs 51-22 and 17-3 on the offensive glass.
The Tigers move to 1-2, and Boyce drops to 2-6. The Tigers return Nov. 26 to face East-West in the UChicago Tournament.