DePaul Downs Fairfield 85-78 - Match Report

DePaul Downs Fairfield 85-78 - Match Report

Cleveland Melvin poured in 30 points for DePaul on Tuesday, as they defeated Fairfield 85-78 at Allstate Arena.

DePaul was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6.5-point spread as a favorite.

Brandon Young had 20 points for DePaul and Charles McKinney chipped in with 11 points. Brandon Young had 5 assists for them, while Donnavan Kirk was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Fairfield got a 29-point performance from Derek Needham, who was supported by 11 points from Amadou Sidibe. Derek Needham had 8 assists in a losing cause for Fairfield, while Amadou Sidibe grabbed 11 rebounds.

DePaul led at halftime, 45-37.

DePaul won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-31.