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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Scoreboard
Austin Peay (1-2)303767
DePaul (2-1) «584098

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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% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont0-02-121
Eastern Ky.0-02-1169
Jax. State0-02-1169
Tenn. Tech0-02-153
Tenn. St.0-01-153
Morehead St.0-01-296
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-01-1336
Austin Peay0-01-2287
Eastern Ill.0-01-2320
SE Missouri St.0-01-2292
UT Martin0-01-2232
SIUE0-00-2280

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Creighton0-03-053
Seton Hall0-03-040
St. Johns0-03-065
Villanova0-03-028
Xavier0-03-05
Georgetown0-02-0187
Providence0-03-152
Butler0-02-1174
Marquette0-01-1196
DePaul0-01-2239
 
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