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December 18, 2012

METRO ROUNDUP: Rose men hold DePauw to 39 points, 39-percent shooting

TERRE HAUTE — Rose-Hulman improved to 10-1 for the men’s college basketball season and got its defense back on track Monday night, defeating in-state rival DePauw 52-39 in Hulbert Arena.

Julian Strickland led the Rose-Hulman offense with 20 points plus six rebounds and five assists. Austin Weatherford also reached double figures with 13 points and had five rebounds and four assists.

Other key contributors for Rose-Hulman included James Pillischafske with six points on two 3-pointers; Nate Gissentanner with five points and Brenton Balsbaugh with four points and five offensive rebounds.

Rose-Hulman held its sixth opponent under 45 points in a game this season in the victory. The Engineers entered the game ranked No. 1 nationally in scoring defense and helped their cause by holding the visiting Tigers to 39 points on 39-percent shooting from the field. Barry Flynn led the DePauw offense with 11 points.

Rose-Hulman shot 44 percent from the field in the first half to earn a 28-19 advantage. DePauw scored the game’s first five points, but Rose-Hulman answered with a 24-8 run to earn a 24-13 lead on back-to-back three-pointers by Weatherford and Pillischafske. Rose-Hulman held DePauw to just one field goal in the last five minutes of the first half.

In the second stanza, Rose-Hulman quickly jumped out to a 33-19 lead on a 3-pointer by Weatherford and a layup by Strickland at the 18:58 mark. DePauw trimmed the margin to 11 points at 33-22, but Rose-Hulman again stepped up its defense with a 9-2 run over the next six minutes, earning a 42-24 edge on two free throws by Strickland at the 11:06 mark.

The Engineers enter the holiday break tied for first place in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference standings with Mount St. Joseph at 4-0 in league play.  


DePAUW (39) — Flynn 5-11 1-2 11, Sullivan 3-6 1-2 7, Haggin 1-3 2-2 4, Botts 1-4 1-2 4, Burns 2-3 0-0 4, Rich 1-2 1-2 3, Johnson 1-1 0-0 2, Fernitz 1-2 0-0 2, Wilkison 0-6 2-2 2, Fey 0-0 0-0 0, Sustarsic 0-0 0-0 0, Dillon 0-0 0-0 0, Patton 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 15-39 FG, 8-12 FT, 39 TP.

ROSE-HULMAN (52) — Strickland 7-12 5-7 20, Gerken 0-4 0-0 0, Balsbaugh 2-8 0-1 4, Weatherford 5-9 1-1 13, Pillischafske 2-5 0-0 6, Gissentanner 2-3 1-1 5, Houpt 1-3 0-0 2, Dodd 0-2 2-4 2, Martin 0-1 0-0 0, Miller 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 19-49 FG, 9-14 FT, 52 TP.

Halftime — RH 28-19. 3-point shooting — DePauw 1-7 (Botts 1-3, Sullivan 0-1, Wilkison 0-1, Patton 0-1, Flynn 0-1), RH 5-19 (Weatherford 2-5, Pillischafske 2-5, Strickland 1-4, Dodd 0-1, Martin 0-1, Miller 0-1, Gerken 0-2. Total fouls — DePauw 14, RH 11. Fouled out — none. Rebounds — DePauw 25 (Fernitz 4, Wilkison 4, Rich 4), RH 34 (Strickland 6, Gerken 6). Assists — DePauw 9 (Sullivan 2), RH 16 (Strickland 5). Att — 475.

Next — Rose-Hulman (10-1) resumes Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play Jan. 2 against Earlham. DePauw is 4-4.

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In other basketball news:

• Munn is MVC POW — Indiana State’s Anna Munn had a career-high 25 points Sunday and has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week for women’s basketball, the league office announced Monday.

Munn and the Sycamores improved to a MVC-best 7-2 on the season with their 73-71 overtime victory at Tennessee-Martin. Munn scored seven of the team’s 13 total points in overtime, shot 8 for 21 from the field and hit three 3-pointers; Munn is 14th in the national in that category with 3.1 per game.

The Indianapolis native and Decatur Central High School product ranks second in the Missouri Valley with a 17.3 points-per-game average and has scored over 20 points in each of her last two games. She and her teammates will look for their sixth consecutive win and to improve to 6-0 inside Hulman Center at 7:05 p.m. today against Chicago State.

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