Russ Smith hit back-to-back baskets in overtime Saturday and No. 19 Louisville rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat DePaul 90-82, the Cardinals’ seventh win in eight games.
Shabazz Napier and Alex Oriakhi each put up double-doubles and Connecticut, playing its fourth straight game without ailing coach Jim Calhoun, beat DePaul 80-54 on Wednesday night.
Jerian Grant and Jack Cooley scored 22 points each and Notre Dame held off DePaul 84-76 on Saturday for its sixth win in a row.
Darius Johnson-Odom scored 23 points and Jamil Wilson added 18 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 18 Marquette to an 89-76 victory over DePaul on Monday night.
D’Angelo Harrison scored a game-high 29 points, including seven 3-pointers, as St. John’s defeated DePaul 87-81 on Wednesday night.
Freshman Jamee Crockett scored 17 of his career-high 20 points in the second half to help DePaul rally for a 69-64 victory over Rutgers on Wednesday night.
South Florida’s inside presence was too much for DePaul as Augustus Gilchrist scored 22 points in a 75-59 Big East victory Sunday.
Jason Clark scored a career-high 31 points and No. 10 Georgetown dominated the rebounding in an 83-75 victory over DePaul on Tuesday night.
Oliver Purnell thought DePaul did everything it could with minimal help from its top two players.
Fuquan Edwin scored 24 of his career-high 28 points in the first half and No. 24 Seton Hall rolled to a 94-73 victory over DePaul on Tuesday night in its first game as a ranked team since 2001.
Maalik Wayns scored 21 points, Dominic Cheek added 20 and Villanova defeated DePaul 87-71 Sunday, snapping a three-game losing skid for the Wildcats.
Brandon Young scored 26 points, including a three-point play with 1.3 seconds left, as DePaul beat Pittsburgh 84-81 Thursday night.
The Blue Demons have come a long way since Oliver Purnell took over as head coach before last season. It’s just that they’re not yet ready to challenge teams like top-ranked Syracuse.
Cleveland Melvin and Brandon Young scored 16 points apiece Wednesday night as DePaul beat Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 63-58 for its fifth straight win and best start in 12 seasons.
The Blue Demons (8-3) used a 22-5 run late in the first half to take a 48-28 advantage at the break and led by 27 points in the second half.
DePaul coach Oliver Purnell will take a 100-point offensive outburst any day, but he could do without Saturday’s spotty defensive play.
DePaul started fast, then survived a second-half slump on the way to a 69-58 nonconference victory over Loyola on Wednesday night.
Kaylon Williams scored 21 points and Wisconsin-Milwaukee got off to a fast start on the way to an 87-76 victory over DePaul on Monday night.
Murphy Holloway scored off a timely steal with 3.7 seconds remaining to lift Mississippi to a 70-68 victory over DePaul in a Big East-SEC Challenge contest on Thursday night.
DePaul sophomore Cleveland Melvin was named to the five-player All-Tournament at the conclusion of the Old Spice Classic Sunday night.