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Midwest Challenge Day Two Set for Sunday

Midwest Challenge Day Two Set for Sunday

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.-- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology women's basketball team will host the Midwest Challenge, one of the top NCAA Division III events in the nation, on Saturday and Sunday at Hulbert Arena.

MEDIA GAME NOTES (UPDATED THROUGH SATURDAY)

2018 Midwest Challenge Schedule and Results

Saturday, November 24
2 p.m. ET - Washington U. 62, Rose-Hulman 37 - BOX SCORE / PHOTO GALLERY
4 p.m. ET - Illinois Wesleyan 80, DePauw 60 - BOX SCORE / PHOTO GALLERY
Sunday, November 25
2 p.m. ET - Rose-Hulman vs. DePauw - LIVE STATS / LIVE VIDEO
4 p.m. ET - Washington U. vs. Illinois Wesleyan - LIVE STATS / LIVE VIDEO 

GAME 1: ROSE-HULMAN vs. #9 DEPAUW - 2 PM Sunday

* Rose-Hulman stands 1-3 on the season after a loss to Washington University in the first day of the Midwest Challenge.  The Fightin' Engineers qualified for the 2017 and 2018 NCAA Division III Tournaments; won the 2017 and 2018 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournaments; and captured HCAC regular season titles in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

* DePauw has won two NCAA Division III women's basketball national championships (2007, 2013).  The #9 ranked Tigers stand at 3-1 this season, with wins over Augustana, Otterbein, and Trine along with a loss to Illinois Wesleyan.
 

GAME 2: #20 WASHINGTON U. (MO.) vs. #11 ILLINOIS WESLEYAN - 4 PM Sunday

* Washington University has won five NCAA Division III women's basketball national championships (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2010) and has been the national runner-up four times.  The Bears are ranked #20 in the latest Women's Basketball Coaches Association Top 25 poll.  Washington University is 2-1 this season, with wins over Blackburn and Rose-Hulman along with a loss to #22 Texas-Dallas.

* Illinois Wesleyan won the 2012 NCAA Division III women's basketball national championship.  The #11 ranked Titans are 3-2, with losses to nationally ranked Chicago and UW-Whitewater to go along with wins over Wartburg, Cornell, and DePauw.