Highlights: Wittenberg vs. DePauw
Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer
Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

No. 3 Wittenberg Tigers extend winning streak to 18 games

Mitch Balser leads Tigers in victory against DePauw

The Tigers lead the North Coast Athletic Conference by three games with an 11-0 league mark.

Mitch Balser led the Tigers with 23 points. Chad Roy scored 15. Jordan Pumroy had 13. Rashaad Ali-Shakir scored 10.

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Wittenberg led 37-16 at halftime and stretched its lead to as many as 23 points early in the second half. DePauw rallied and got as close as 46-42 with 11:53 remaining.

Wittenberg ended a scoring drought of more than four minutes with a 3-point play by Roy at the 11:39 mark. The Tigers pushed the lead back to double digits and weren’t challenged again.

Wittenberg swept the season series from DePauw. Wittenberg won 77-64 at DePauw in December.

Wittenberg stays at home for its next two games. It plays Denison at 3 p.m. Saturday and Kenyon at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 31.