Cancun Challenge - Austin Peay Falls 98-67 to DePaul - Recap

The battle between DePaul and Austin Peay didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Austin Peay was handed a 98-67 defeat on Saturday at Allstate Arena.

DePaul won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 15-point spread as favorites.

DePaul got 26 points from Cleveland Melvin and another 17 points from Brandon Young. Brandon Young contributed 5 assists, while Jamee Crockett cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Austin Peay got 17 points from Anthony Campbell in a losing cause and another 12 points from Will Triggs. AJ Lynch contributed 3 assists for them, while Will Triggs had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed DePaul were victorious, as the score was 58-30 at the break.

DePaul won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-36.