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Strus' has career night in DePaul's 90-70 win over UIC

CHICAGO (AP) Max Strus tied a program record with eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 34 points Friday night to help DePaul beat Illinois-Chicago 90-70.

Strus was 8 of 16 from 3-point range and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds for his third career double-double. He scored 20 in the first half when the Blue Demons (7-2) built a 52-28 lead.

Devin Gage added 15 points, five rebounds and five assists. Paul Reed scored 13, and Jalen Coleman-Lands and Eli Cain had 10 points apiece for DePaul.

Tarkus Ferguson led the Flames (4-7) with 20 points and eight rebounds. Marcus Ottey scored 17, and Jordan Blount and Godwin Boahen added 10 points each.

Strus opened the game with a 3-pointer which sparked a 13-2 run and the Blue Demons never trailed. Ferguson's 3-pointer cut the deficit to 17-13, but DePaul went on a 17-2 run to lead 34-15 and led by double digits the rest of the way.

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Key Players
T. Ferguson
E. Cain
34.9 Min. Per Game 34.9
14.0 Pts. Per Game 14.0
5.6 Ast. Per Game 5.6
4.8 Reb. Per Game 4.8
43.4 Field Goal % 41.4
42.5 Three Point % 40.9
70.0 Free Throw % 73.3
+ 3 Rob Howard Jr. made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Tarkus Ferguson 15.0
  Offensive rebound by Illinois-Chicago 26.0
  Marcus Ottey missed layup, blocked by Lyrik Shreiner 28.0
+ 2 Flynn Cameron made jump shot 41.0
+ 3 Marcus Ottey made 3-pt. jump shot 1:00
+ 2 Paul Reed made driving dunk, assist by Eli Cain 1:14
  Lost ball turnover on Rob Howard Jr., stolen by Flynn Cameron 1:33
  Defensive rebound by Marcus Ottey 1:49
  Paul Reed missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:51
  Defensive rebound by Paul Reed 2:15
  Godwin Boahen missed 3-pt. jump shot 2:17
Team Stats
Points 70 90
Field Goals 25-58 (43.1%) 32-61 (52.5%)
3-Pointers 11-31 (35.5%) 12-26 (46.2%)
Free Throws 9-13 (69.2%) 14-24 (58.3%)
Total Rebounds 30 41
Offensive 3 9
Defensive 24 31
Team 3 1
Assists 10 15
Steals 7 10
Blocks 1 3
Turnovers 20 15
Fouls 20 19
Technicals 0 1
20 PTS, 8 REB, 3 AST
34 PTS, 13 REB, 3 AST
12T
away team logo Ill.-Chicago 4-7 284270
home team logo DePaul 7-2 523890
Team Stats
away team logo Ill.-Chicago 4-7 75.7 PPG 36.8 RPG 14.6 APG
home team logo DePaul 7-2 77.6 PPG 42.2 RPG 15.0 APG
Key Players
4
T. Ferguson G 15.9 PPG 6.7 RPG 5.2 APG 41.4 FG%
31
M. Strus G 18.3 PPG 7.3 RPG 2.5 APG 42.7 FG%
Top Scorers
T. Ferguson G 20 PTS 8 REB 3 AST
M. Strus G 34 PTS 13 REB 3 AST
43.1 FG% 52.5
35.5 3PT FG% 46.2
69.2 FT% 58.3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
T. Ferguson 20 8 3 6/12 5/10 3/5 3 37 0 1 7 0 8
M. Ottey 17 5 1 6/14 2/4 3/3 3 35 2 0 3 0 5
J. Blount 10 8 2 4/10 0/2 2/3 2 27 2 0 2 2 6
G. Boahen 10 2 2 4/9 2/7 0/0 3 35 1 0 3 0 2
T. Washington 0 1 0 0/2 0/1 0/0 2 12 0 0 1 0 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
T. Ferguson 20 8 3 6/12 5/10 3/5 3 37 0 1 7 0 8
M. Ottey 17 5 1 6/14 2/4 3/3 3 35 2 0 3 0 5
J. Blount 10 8 2 4/10 0/2 2/3 2 27 2 0 2 2 6
G. Boahen 10 2 2 4/9 2/7 0/0 3 35 1 0 3 0 2
T. Washington 0 1 0 0/2 0/1 0/0 2 12 0 0 1 0 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Diggins 5 1 0 2/4 1/3 0/1 1 19 1 0 0 0 1
R. Howard Jr. 5 1 1 2/4 1/3 0/0 4 22 1 0 3 1 0
J. Wiley 3 1 1 1/2 0/0 1/1 2 7 0 0 1 0 1
J. Ahale 0 0 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
D. Matthews - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Bissainthe - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Ejim - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Edunjobi - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Makumator - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 70 27 10 25/58 11/31 9/13 20 200 7 1 20 3 24
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Strus 34 13 3 10/23 8/16 6/10 2 39 1 0 1 2 11
D. Gage 15 5 5 6/11 0/1 3/4 3 33 6 0 6 2 3
E. Cain 10 3 3 4/5 2/3 0/0 4 24 1 0 1 0 3
J. Coleman-Lands 10 2 1 3/7 2/5 2/3 0 21 1 0 2 1 1
F. Olujobi 0 6 1 0/1 0/0 0/4 3 16 0 0 1 2 4
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Strus 34 13 3 10/23 8/16 6/10 2 39 1 0 1 2 11
D. Gage 15 5 5 6/11 0/1 3/4 3 33 6 0 6 2 3
E. Cain 10 3 3 4/5 2/3 0/0 4 24 1 0 1 0 3
J. Coleman-Lands 10 2 1 3/7 2/5 2/3 0 21 1 0 2 1 1
F. Olujobi 0 6 1 0/1 0/0 0/4 3 16 0 0 1 2 4
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
P. Reed 13 7 1 5/7 0/1 3/3 2 29 0 1 2 1 6
J. Butz 6 3 0 3/6 0/0 0/0 3 20 0 1 2 1 2
F. Cameron 2 0 1 1/1 0/0 0/0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0
P. Xidias 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
G. Maslennikov 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
L. Shreiner 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 2 11 0 1 0 0 1
D. Hall - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Malonga - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Sullivan - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Ozanne - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Diener - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 90 40 15 32/61 12/26 14/24 19 200 10 3 15 9 31