DePaul Downs Wright State 81-72 - Match Report
Cleveland Melvin scored 23 points and added 13 rebounds for a double-double, leading DePaul over Wright State, 81-72, on Saturday at Allstate Arena.
DePaul won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites.
DePaul got 14 points from Brandon Young and another 13 points from Tommy Hamilton IV. Brandon Young contributed 4 assists, while Cleveland Melvin cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Wright State got 13 points from JT Yoho in a losing cause and another 11 points from AJ Pacher. AJ Pacher contributed 3 assists for them, while AJ Pacher had 4 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Wright State were victorious, as the score was 35-33 at the break.
DePaul won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-19.