Scores

Final

DePaul 67

(2-0, 1-0 away)

UIC 63

(1-2, 1-1 home)

    8:00 PM ET, November 22, 2008

    UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois

    1 2 T
    DEP 34 3367
    UIC 33 3063

    Top Performers

    DePaul: M. Koshwal 14 Pts, 15 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Illinois-Chicago: J. Mayo 23 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast, 6 Stl

    DePaul 67, Ill.-Chicago 63

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- Freshman Jeremiah Kelly hit a 3 to break a 59-all tie with 2:02 left and Will Walker scored 17 points as DePaul held on to defeat Illinois-Chicago 67-63 on Saturday.

    Josh Mayo had 23 points for Illinois-Chicago and Scott Vandermeer had 12 points and five blocked shots.

    Mac Koshwal finished with 14 points and 15 rebounds for DePaul (2-0). Freshman Devin Hill hit back-to-back 3s to give DePaul a 34-33 lead at the half.

    Trailing by 13, Illinois-Chicago (1-2) came back by outscoring DePaul 15-2. Mayo scored seven of the 15, including a jumper to tie the score at 59 with 2:26 left.

    Kelly gave DePaul the lead for good with a 3 and Dar Tucker added another 3 to make it 65-61.

    Tori Boyd's two free throws cut DePaul's lead to 65-63. Then Walker missed the front end of a 1-in-1. Mayo missed a 3 to give the Flames a potential lead with 4 seconds left.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DEP
    UIC
    Points 67 63
    FG Made-Attempted 23-60 (.383) 21-64 (.328)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-21 (.333) 4-22 (.182)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 17-18 (.944)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 5

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