DePaul Downs Chicago State 77-70 - Match Report
DePaul earned a 77-70 victory over Chicago State on Sunday, getting 18 points from Cleveland Melvin at Allstate Arena.
DePaul earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 14.5-point spread.
DePaul got 17 points from Billy Garrett Jr. and another 14 points from Brandon Young. Brandon Young contributed 5 assists, while Cleveland Melvin cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Chicago State got 18 points from Quinton Pippen in a losing cause and another 18 points from Nate Duhon. Quinton Pippen contributed 3 assists for them, while Matt Ross had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed DePaul were victorious, as the score was 38-32 at the break.
DePaul won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-39.