Women's Basketball Falls to #21/22 DePauw in Daytona Beach Shootout

Daytona Beach, Fla. (12/20/18) – DePauw University never trailed on their way to a 65-35 win over the Kean University women's basketball team at the Daytona Beach Shootout.

The Tigers, ranked 21st in the latest D3hoops.com poll and 22nd in the Women's Basketball Coaches Association poll, moved to 7-2, while the Cougars dropped to 4-6.

The Tigers used a 10-0 run in the opening quarter to break a 7-7 tie on the way to a 17-10 lead after ten minutes. Kean kept it close and trailed by just three at 19-16 before DePauw closed the half on a 15-2 run to push the lead to 34-18 at the intermission.

Another 15-2 stretch to start the second half extended DePauw's lead to 29 points to secure the victory.

Payce Lange, Bre Spencer and Aniyah Moore each had six points for the Cougars with Keidy Laureano hauling down six rebounds and blocking four shots.

Sydney Kopp paced the Tigers with 23 points including five treys while Maya Howard added 12 points. Hayley Cange grabbed nine rebounds.

The Tigers shot just 31.8 percent from the field, but held Kean to 20.4 percent including 0-16 from behind the arc. DePauw held a 56-34 edge on the boards.

The Cougars return to action on Friday when they face Ohio Wesleyan University at 3 p.m.