DePauw Remains Perfect in 2018

DePauw Remains Perfect in 2018

Oberlin, Ohio – The Tigers have not lost since the calendar year turned to 2018, and they continued that streak Saturday with an 82-50 win over Oberlin.

It was DePauw's fourth straight win and third in North Coast Athletic Conference. They are now 7-8 overall and 3-5 in the NCAC. Oberlin sits at 7-8 and 1-7 in the conference.

Ken Decker scored a career-high 16 points. Andrew Kus scored 12, scoring seven of DePauw's first 13 points.

Josh Hall finished with 12 points and seven rebounds. Riley Doody scored all 10 of his in the first half, and he also contributed three assists.

Elsewhere, Mason Hankins scored nine, and Cris Burrough and David Vogel each contributed six points.

An early 8-0 run broke a 7-7 tie and gave DePauw a 15-7 lead. DePauw then responded from a 3-pointer from Oberlin with a 9-0 run, which ended with a pair of 3-pointers from Vogel.

By halftime, the Tigers led 46-28. They led by as many as 34 with just over three minutes remaining in the game.

DePauw shot 44 percent (30-of-68) from the floor and 42 percent (11-of-26) from 3-point range. They also were 79 percent (11-of-14) from the foul line.

Their counterparts shot 35 percent (18-of-52) from the floor, 21 percent (3-of-14) from 3 and 55 percent (11-of-20) from the charity stripe.

DePauw outrebounded Oberlin 42-38. The Tigers committed just four turnovers and scored 22 points off Oberlin's 14 turnovers. They outscored the Yeomen in the paint 34-24, on second chance opportunities 13-8 and off the bench 42-19.

DePauw returns home 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to host Wabash (7-8, 3-5).