DePaul vs Providence Final: 83-73 - Recap

DePaul earned an 83-73 victory over Providence on Saturday, getting 23 points from Cleveland Melvin at Dunkin Donuts Center.

DePaul was a 7.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

DePaul got 15 points from Brandon Young and another 15 points from Jamee Crockett. Brandon Young contributed 4 assists, while Cleveland Melvin cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Providence got 20 points from Bryce Cotton in a losing cause and another 17 points from Kadeem Batts. Vincent Council contributed 6 assists for them, while Sidiki Johnson had 13 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed DePaul were victorious, as the score was 37-30 at the break.

Providence had a 44-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.