Rutgers vs. DePaul: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Rutgers vs. DePaul: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Rutgers 66
(13-11, 3-6 away)
DePaul 70
(11-14, 7-9 home)
Venue: Allstate Arena
1:00PM ET / 10:00AM PT, February 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Rutgers 32 37 66
DePaul 32 43 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Rutgers M Mack 28 W Judge 6 J Seagears 4
DePaul W Clahar 19 D Kirk 7 W Clahar 7

DePaul came out on top against Rutgers 75-69 in conference action on Saturday, Feb. 16. Worrel Clahar had an impressive game for the Blue Demons and put up a career-high 19 points and seven assists (4 Reb 3 Stl). Brandon Young also had a strong outing, scoring 16 points and adding six rebounds. For the Scarlet Knights, Myles Mack got a career-high 28 points and four rebounds. Next up for DePaul (11-14, 2-10 Big East) is 15th-ranked Georgetown (19-4, 9-3 Big East) on Wednesday, Feb. 20 on the road.

DePaul Game Notes

  • DePaul started 11-14 during the 2011 and 2005 seasons (since 1996).
  • DePaul beat the spread by 2.5 points. That makes the 12th time this season the Blue Demons have beaten the spread.
  • The Blue Demons have won three close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, DePaul is 19-34 in close games.
  • The Blue Demons have won 86 percent of the time this season (6-1) after recording 17 or more assists.
  • DePaul has won every game this season (7-0) when opponents record 66 or fewer total points.
  • This season DePaul has won 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Worrel Clahar has three steals or more.
  • DePaul set a season low for blocks (one).
  • DePaul has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 10 games.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--DePaul has a 1.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Worrel Clahar and Brandon Young) accounted for 50.0 percent of the points.
  • Donnavan Kirk has led the team in rebounding in three out of 25 games this season.
  • Brandon Young has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Worrel Clahar had career highs with 19 points and seven field goals made.
  • Donnavan Kirk has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Jamee Crockett.

Rutgers Game Notes

  • The Scarlet Knights have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Rutgers is 26-29 in close games.
  • Myles Mack recorded a team season high in points with 28, field goals made with 11, and field goals attempted with 19.
  • Myles Mack accounted for 42.4 percent of the team's points.
  • Myles Mack has led the team in scoring seven times in 24 games this season.
  • Wally Judge has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 24 games this season.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Myles Mack's career.
  • Myles Mack set career highs with 28 points and 11 field goals made.
RU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Myles Mack342842100
B+Derrick Randall14540110
BWally Judge221060001
BKadeem Jack19810100
C+Jerome Seagears33614202
C+Dane Miller24452101
CAustin Johnson11220101
C-Eli Carter20422003
-Malick Kone9021002
DMike Poole11001101
-Vincent Garrett3220001
DEP PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Worrel Clahar321947313
ABrandon Young371663000
B+Donnavan Kirk311170000
B+C. Melvin331562104
BD. Robertson Jr.16450000
BJamee Crockett14511200
C+C. McKinney25543202
-D. McDonald10001002

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