Grizzlies put scare into No. 1 DePauw

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For a half, the Franklin College women’s basketball team gave NCAA Division III’s top-ranked team a major scare.

But in the second half, defending national champion DePauw regrouped and earned a 65-54 win Saturday afternoon in the Tip-Off Classic at Spurlock Center.

DePauw’s victory was its 55th in a row, a streak that was in peril after the unranked Grizzlies closed the first half on a 20-3 run for a 29-22 halftime lead.

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