Freshman Chandler scores 21 and has 12 boards in DePaul win

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Freshman Wilson Chandler scored 21 points
and had 12 rebounds to lead DePaul to their first Big East victory,
by defeating Notre Dame 73-67 on Saturday afternoon.

Karron Clarke scored 14 points and Jabari Currie added 12 points
for DePaul (8-5, 1-1), who is playing its first season in the Big
East Conference.

Colin Falls hit five of his six 3-pointers in the second half
for Notre Dame, who came off a double overtime loss at Pittsburgh
on Wednesday.

Falls finished with 26 points and Chris Quinn added 16 for Notre

Notre Dame (9-4, 0-2) tied the game at 53 on a three-point play
from Chris Quinn with 10:54 left after trailing by 17 points in the
first half.

But Sammy Mejia came back with a 3-point play for DePaul, and
Chandler hit a jumper to make it 58-53. DePaul never trailed again.

Falls made a layup to cut DePaul's lead to 58-57, but DePaul
pulled away with a reverse layup from Mejia and a jumper by Currie
to make it 62-57 with 3:09 left in the game.

Mejia finished with 10 points for DePaul, all coming in the
second half.


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