DePaul beats Southern 83-46

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP)—Dar Tucker scored 21 points and Will Walker added 19 as DePaul beat Southern 83-46 in the second round of the Las Vegas Classic on Friday night.

DePaul (6-4) used a barrage of first half 3-pointers—including four from Tucker—on the way to a 46-24 halftime lead.

Tucker, a sophomore forward, hit 12-of-14 from the field. Mac Koshwal added 14 points and 10 rebounds.

Southern (0-10) managed just 30 percent shooting and committed 20 turnovers. The Blue Demons cemented the win with a 12-0 run midway through the second half.

The Jaguars’ Chris Taylor, Tim Brown and Gregory Horne each led the team with eight points.

The eight-team tournament resumes Monday at Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena. Southern will play South Carolina-Upstate and DePaul will play Saint Louis.

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