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Villanova Defeats DePaul 87-62 - Recap

The battle between Villanova and DePaul didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as DePaul was handed an 87-62 defeat on Wednesday at Allstate Arena.

Villanova won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 13.5-point spread as favorites.

Villanova got 22 points from Darrun Hilliard II and another 16 points from James Bell. Ryan Arcidiacono contributed 6 assists, while JayVaughn Pinkston cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

DePaul got a 27-point performance from Brandon Young, who was supported by 10 points from Sandi Marcius. Billy Garrett Jr. had 3 assists in a losing cause for DePaul, while Sandi Marcius grabbed 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Villanova were victorious, as the score was 48-31 at the break.

Villanova had a 33-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.