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DePaul Downs Houston Baptist 78-58 - Match Report

The battle between DePaul and Houston Baptist didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Houston Baptist was handed a 78-58 defeat on Wednesday at Allstate Arena.

DePaul was a favorite by 17 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

DePaul got 28 points from Cleveland Melvin and another 14 points from Tommy Hamilton IV. Tommy Hamilton IV contributed 5 assists, while Cleveland Melvin cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Houston Baptist got 14 points from Cody Joyce in a losing cause and another 11 points from Rob Lewis. Marcel Smith contributed 5 assists for them, while Ricmonds Vilde had 7 rebounds.

DePaul hit the break leading 33-27 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored DePaul as they grabbed 42 boards, while Houston Baptist only had 41.