DePaul beats Detroit 71-62

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP)—Dar Tucker scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half to lead DePaul to a 71-62 win over Detroit on Wednesday night.

Tucker kept DePaul (3-0) ahead by scoring 10 straight points during a stretch in the second half.

With DePaul leading 48-44, Tucker hit a 3-pointer to start a 7-0 run. After Matija Poscic’s free throw, Mac Koshwal had a three-point play to give the Blue Demons a 55-44 lead with 6:07 left.

Koshwal finished with 18 points and nine rebounds. He led DePaul with 11 points in the first half, and the Blue Demons led 27-25 at halftime.

DePaul raised its field-goal shooting after the break, rising to 61 percent from 32 percent in the first half.

Xavier Keeling and Donavan Foster each led Detroit (1-3) with 15 points.

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