DePaul Downs Florida Atlantic 81-70 - Match Report
DePaul earned an 81-70 victory over Florida Atlantic on Thursday, getting 19 points from Cleveland Melvin at Allstate Arena.
The match was decisive in favor of DePaul, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread.
DePaul got 19 points from Sandi Marcius and another 14 points from Billy Garrett Jr.. Brandon Young contributed 6 assists, while Sandi Marcius cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Florida Atlantic got 30 points from Pablo Bertone in a losing cause and another 17 points from Jackson Trapp. Marquan Botley contributed 4 assists for them, while Justin Raffington had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed DePaul were victorious, as the score was 38-37 at the break.
DePaul won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-29.