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 Irvine12-421-15133
UC Davis11-523-13166
CSFullerton10-617-15269
LBSU9-715-19213
Hawaii8-814-16299
CSNorthridge 7-911-19313
Cal Poly6-1011-20296
UC Riverside5-117-21330
UCSB4-126-22324

Big East
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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LEHI 77 Final
BAYL 99
MIST 62 Final
UCONN 66
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
NCST 97
GAST 55 Final
DUKE 74
OHST 0 Canc.
MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
CREI 71
NULL 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final
UCLA 86