Maryland-Baltimore County vs DePaul

DePaul 69, UMBC 61

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Cleveland Melvin scored 24 points and DePaul defeated Maryland-Baltimore County 69-61 Saturday to extend its winning streak to seven games.

Melvin, a Baltimore native, reached double digits in scoring for the 26th consecutive game. He added eight rebounds.

The winning streak marks the longest for DePaul (9-3) since the Blue Demons won nine straight during the 1993-94 season.

For much of the second half, DePaul held a double-digit lead until six straight points by the Retrievers (2-10) cut the lead to four with 11 minutes to play. DePaul's Moses Morgan then hit a jumper in the lane and added a free throw for a three-point play.

Jamee Crockett stole the ball and Brandon Young made two free throws, and Young found Melvin for an alley-oop to stretch the lead back to 11.

Aaron Morgan led UMBC with 15 points.

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Scoreboard
Maryland-Baltimore County (2-10)303161
DePaul (9-3) «383169

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Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers
C. Plummer, F274-171-77559
B. Roseboro, F233-90-04146
A. Morgan, G405-73-462315
B. Neller, G355-90-041212
R. Cook, G344-114-571413
A. Satchell192-50-13134
M. Garner170-10-02140
J. Wejnert51-20-01002
Totals 24-618-1738122561
 39.3%47.1% 
DePaul Blue Demons
C. Melvin, F327-129-1480124
D. Kirk, F261-33-55035
B. Young, G322-134-41519
J. Crockett, G244-83-760111
D. McDonald, G161-50-03123
W. Clahar283-33-435210
M. Morgan161-41-12113
D. Robertson Jr.141-10-05012
C. McKinney120-02-21132
Totals 20-4925-3739131569
 40.8%67.6% 
America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Vermont16-029-646
Stony Brook12-418-14177
New Hamp.10-620-12127
Albany10-621-14129
UMBC9-721-13165
UMass Lowell5-1111-20309
Hartford4-129-23327
Binghamton3-1312-20312
Maine3-137-25323

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova15-332-41
Butler12-625-915
Creighton10-825-1026
Seton Hall10-821-1244
Providence10-820-1356
Marquette10-819-1361
Xavier9-924-1437
St. Johns7-1114-19140
Georgetown5-1314-18107
DePaul2-169-23236
 
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