Austin Peay vs DePaul

DePaul 98, Austin Peay 67

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Cleveland Melvin scored 26 points and Brandon Young added 17 as DePaul routed Austin Peay 98-67 on Saturday.

The Blue Demons' press forced 27 turnovers in their second game in the Cancun Challenge.

Melvin, the 2010-11 Big East rookie of the year, was 11 of 18 from the field and grabbed eight rebounds. Moses Morgan added 15 points for DePaul (2-1).

Anthony Campbell led Austin Peay (1-2) with 17 points.

The Blue Demons shot 51.3 percent from the field and 9 of 23 from 3-point range. DePaul never trailed and built a 58-30 halftime lead.

DePaul took an 8-0 lead. The Governors pulled to within 10-9, but the Blue Devils went on a 22-4 run and Melvin's 3-pointer later extended the lead to 39-16 with 6:47 left before halftime. Young hit a layup to give DePaul a 30-point lead with 1:23 remaining.

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Austin Peay Governors
A. Campbell, F328-130-050117
C. Horton, F301-50-14022
W. Triggs, F262-48-880212
A. Lynch, G262-71-21305
T. Betran, G222-56-603211
C. Freeman152-63-57047
J. Clyburn141-22-31104
C. Arentsen132-40-01106
T. Greer70-10-01230
H. Lawrence61-41-21003
P. Herring40-10-01010
M. Hasse30-10-21100
J. Harms20-00-00000
Totals 21-5321-2936111567
 39.6%72.4% 
DePaul Blue Demons
C. McKinney, F192-50-21224
D. Kirk, F181-40-02212
J. Crockett, F142-51-28245
B. Young, G247-112-455117
C. Melvin, G2311-182-483226
M. Morgan185-101-202115
D. Robertson Jr.183-51-13037
D. McDonald174-50-02039
E. McGhee151-42-23305
W. Clahar122-60-02334
M. Clemons71-10-01022
J. Price50-30-01000
C. Dolins40-00-00100
P. Ryckbosch41-10-01012
S. Pirri20-00-01000
Totals 40-789-1742232398
 51.3%52.9% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont7-013-486
Jax. State5-213-9130
Morehead St.5-29-11232
Tenn. Tech4-38-14304
Tenn. St.3-412-8141
Eastern Ky.1-68-14256
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.5-211-10199
UT Martin4-314-8149
SE Miss. St.4-39-13310
Austin Peay3-47-14272
Eastern Ill.1-69-11280
SIUE0-75-16332

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Butler6-217-33
Creighton5-218-27
Marquette4-313-674
Xavier3-313-515
St. Johns3-49-11147
Providence3-513-853
Seton Hall2-412-640
Georgetown1-510-980
DePaul1-68-12214
 
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