California Riverside vs DePaul

DePaul 91, UC Riverside 59

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CHICAGO (AP) - Brandon Young scored 20 points and Cleveland Melvin added 16 as DePaul opened its 90th season of basketball with a 91-59 victory over UC-Riverside on Friday night.

Playing a rare game at on-campus McGrath-Phillips Arena, the Blue Demons pulled away in the second half, as they turned a 10-point halftime lead into a 24-point advantage with 12:08 showing in the second.

The Highlanders never got closer than 18 while the Blue Demons' lead topped 30 points with a late 3-pointer from Stuart Pirri as reserves closed out the game.

Josh Fox scored 17 points while Austin Quick added 15 for UC-Riverside. Robert Smith, the Highlanders' top returning scorer, closed with nine. He sat out much of the second half with a leg injury.

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California Riverside Highlanders
C. Patton, F343-90-09436
C. Harriel, F311-60-34112
A. Quick, G284-84-411315
J. Fox, G276-95-850217
R. Smith, G193-72-52019
D. Guinn232-60-05105
D. Boddie142-30-22004
T. Burke100-10-03000
T. Johnson70-20-00100
T. Owens60-01-20001
S. Jones10-00-00000
Totals 21-5112-243581059
 41.2%50% 
DePaul Blue Demons
M. Morgan, F253-110-03318
D. Kirk, F223-61-14138
B. Young, G287-123-325120
C. Melvin, G277-162-270116
J. Crockett, G182-72-35146
C. McKinney193-50-02036
W. Clahar173-50-02318
D. Robertson Jr.152-20-07034
D. McDonald113-40-01217
M. Clemons51-10-01002
E. McGhee40-10-00000
P. Ryckbosch40-00-02030
J. Price31-20-00003
C. Dolins10-00-00200
S. Pirri11-10-00003
Totals 36-738-939172191
 49.3%88.9% 
Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UC Irvine4-011-9148
UC Davis3-111-8241
CSNorthridge 3-17-10214
CSFullerton2-28-9307
Hawaii1-27-9311
UC Riverside1-24-11331
UCSB1-23-12271
LBSU1-36-14202
Cal Poly0-35-12298

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova5-117-11
Creighton4-117-15
Butler4-215-37
Xavier3-213-415
Marquette3-212-565
Seton Hall2-312-538
Providence2-412-770
St. Johns2-48-11140
Georgetown1-410-889
DePaul1-48-10200
 
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IND 97
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UNT 51 Final
CREI 71
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