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DePaul cruises to 89-73 win over Youngstown State

CHICAGO (AP) Max Strus scored 20 points with five rebounds, four assists and four steals and led five players in double-figure scoring as DePaul cruised to an 89-73 win over Youngstown State on Saturday afternoon.

Strus was 8 of 12 from the field including three 3-pointers for the Blue Demons (3-4). Marin Maric and Tre'Darius McCallum added 17 points apiece, Eli Cain had 15 points and seven rebounds and Brandon Cyrus chipped in 12 points off the bench.

DePaul never trailed, averaging 57.6 percent shooting from the field compared to 43 percent for Youngstown State.

Strus scored 11 points in the first half, making three 3-pointers and a dunk, to help lift DePaul to a 47-32 advantage at the break.

The Blue Demons extended it to 55-34 on a Cain 3-pointer early in the second half and cruised from there.

Braun Hartfield scored 23 points on 7-of-12 shooting for the Penguins (2-7) who are on a five-game skid.

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Key Players
B. Hartfield
E. Cain
32.0 Min. Per Game 32.0
12.4 Pts. Per Game 12.4
3.0 Ast. Per Game 3.0
4.6 Reb. Per Game 4.6
46.4 Field Goal % 37.8
43.3 Three Point % 20.0
52.3 Free Throw % 62.1
+ 3 Jaylen Benton made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Naz Bohannon 6.0
  Offensive rebound by Naz Bohannon 13.0
  Braun Hartfield missed jump shot 15.0
+ 3 Brandon Cyrus made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Max Strus 32.0
+ 3 Jaylen Benton made 3-pt. jump shot 45.0
+ 2 Devin Gage made layup 49.0
+ 1 Noe Anabir made 2nd of 2 free throws 57.0
  Noe Anabir missed 1st of 2 free throws 1:01
  Personal foul on Peter Ryckbosch 1:01
  Offensive rebound by Youngstown State 1:01
  Cameron Morse missed jump shot 1:03
Team Stats
Points 73 89
Field Goals 26-60 (43.3%) 34-59 (57.6%)
3-Pointers 11-27 (40.7%) 6-18 (33.3%)
Free Throws 10-19 (52.6%) 15-18 (83.3%)
Total Rebounds 30 33
Offensive 9 4
Defensive 18 26
Team 3 3
Assists 16 16
Steals 7 8
Blocks 4 3
Turnovers 20 15
Fouls 21 18
Technicals 0 0
23 PTS, 2 REB, 5 AST
20 PTS, 5 REB, 4 AST
12T
away team logo Youngstown St. 2-7 324173
home team logo DePaul 3-4 474289
Team Stats
away team logo Youngstown St. 2-7 75.5 PPG 41.2 RPG 14.0 APG
home team logo DePaul 3-4 78.4 PPG 40.5 RPG 14.3 APG
Key Players
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B. Hartfield G PPG RPG APG FG%
31
M. Strus G 20.1 PPG 5.9 RPG 2.2 APG 42.9 FG%
Top Scorers
B. Hartfield G 23 PTS 2 REB 5 AST
M. Strus G 20 PTS 5 REB 4 AST
43.3 FG% 57.6
40.7 3PT FG% 33.3
52.6 FT% 83.3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Hartfield 23 2 5 7/12 5/5 4/6 1 39 0 0 4 1 1
C. Morse 11 2 1 3/9 1/5 4/4 3 21 1 0 3 0 2
J. Ferguson 8 3 0 3/8 1/4 1/5 4 27 1 0 4 0 3
M. Akuchie 6 4 2 2/4 2/4 0/0 1 12 1 1 2 1 3
N. Bohannon 4 2 3 2/3 0/1 0/0 3 23 0 0 1 2 0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Hartfield 23 2 5 7/12 5/5 4/6 1 39 0 0 4 1 1
C. Morse 11 2 1 3/9 1/5 4/4 3 21 1 0 3 0 2
J. Ferguson 8 3 0 3/8 1/4 1/5 4 27 1 0 4 0 3
M. Akuchie 6 4 2 2/4 2/4 0/0 1 12 1 1 2 1 3
N. Bohannon 4 2 3 2/3 0/1 0/0 3 23 0 0 1 2 0
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Benton 10 3 5 4/10 2/5 0/0 1 16 3 1 2 1 2
D. Haygood 6 3 0 3/5 0/0 0/2 5 21 0 1 1 1 2
J. Brown 2 1 0 1/2 0/1 0/0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0
G. Covington 2 1 0 1/5 0/2 0/0 2 20 1 0 1 1 0
N. Anabir 1 4 0 0/1 0/0 1/2 0 10 0 0 0 1 3
R. Strollo 0 1 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 1 3 0 0 1 0 1
T. Robinson 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 4 0 1 1 0 1
F. Santiago - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Bofenkamp - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G. Hamperian - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Kirincic - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Ritter - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Sally Jr. - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Wilbourn - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 73 27 16 26/60 11/27 10/19 21 200 7 4 20 9 18
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Strus 20 5 4 8/12 3/6 1/1 3 33 4 0 3 1 4
M. Maric 17 3 2 5/6 0/0 7/9 3 26 1 0 2 0 3
T. McCallum 17 4 2 8/13 1/6 0/0 1 32 0 2 1 0 4
E. Cain 15 7 3 5/10 1/2 4/4 1 24 0 1 1 1 6
D. Gage 4 3 5 2/6 0/0 0/0 1 29 2 0 4 0 3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Strus 20 5 4 8/12 3/6 1/1 3 33 4 0 3 1 4
M. Maric 17 3 2 5/6 0/0 7/9 3 26 1 0 2 0 3
T. McCallum 17 4 2 8/13 1/6 0/0 1 32 0 2 1 0 4
E. Cain 15 7 3 5/10 1/2 4/4 1 24 0 1 1 1 6
D. Gage 4 3 5 2/6 0/0 0/0 1 29 2 0 4 0 3
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Cyrus 12 4 0 4/7 1/2 3/4 2 26 1 0 2 2 2
J. Butz 2 1 0 1/2 0/0 0/0 3 13 0 0 1 0 1
J. Roberts 2 1 0 1/2 0/1 0/0 1 11 0 0 1 0 1
P. Ryckbosch 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
P. Reed 0 2 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 2 5 0 0 0 0 2
J. Hanel - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Grandstaff - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Anderson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Dwumaah - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Malonga - - - - - - - - - - - - -
P. Xidias - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 89 30 16 34/59 6/18 15/18 18 200 8 3 15 4 26