DePaul handles Oregon State 93-81

PATRICK ROSE (Associated Press)
The Associated Press

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Cleveland Melvin scored 23 points and had seven rebounds to lead DePaul to a 93-81 win over Oregon State on Sunday.

DePaul (4-3) bounced back after back-to-back blowout losses to Wichita State and Texas in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City.

Brandon Young added 21 points, five assists and five rebounds and freshman Billy Garrett Jr. had 15 points and 10 assists for the Blue Demons.

Devon Collier scored a career-high 32 points for Oregon State (3-2), who trailed by double digits for most of the second half.

Roberto Nelson, who came into the game averaging 27 points, didn't score until 9:07 left in the first half and finished with 19. He was closely guarded by Young for most of the game.

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