Auburn Falls 80-76 to DePaul - Recap
Cleveland Melvin scored 21 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for DePaul on Friday, leading them to an 80-76 victory over Auburn at Auburn Arena.
DePaul won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as underdogs.
Brandon Young had 19 points for DePaul and Worrel Clahar chipped in with 11 points. Brandon Young had 5 assists for them, while Cleveland Melvin was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Auburn got 28 points from Frankie Sullivan in a losing cause and another 17 points from Rob Chubb. Frankie Sullivan contributed 5 assists for them, while Rob Chubb had 13 rebounds.
DePaul hit the break trailing 46-42 before taking care of business in the second half.
Auburn won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-32.