NCAA Basketball

DePaul Blue Demons (19-17)


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vs. Lngwd 
W 97-89
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vs. CoastC 
W 92-87
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@ USF 
L 61-63
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vs. USF 
W 100-96
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vs. USF 
L 65-77
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Collins scores 19, South Florida beats DePaul for CBI title

CHICAGO (AP) David Collins had 19 points and eight rebounds as South Florida beat DePaul 77-65 on Friday night for the College Basketball Invitational championship.

USF made three 3-pointers in a four-minute span to take the first double-digit lead of the second half at 57-47, and extended it to a 14-point advantage after an 8-0 run. The Bulls led by double figures for five-plus minutes until Max Strus made three free throws at 1:06 to pull to 71-64. Xavier Castaneda sealed it with two free throws at 40.4.

Justin Brown had 12 points for South Florida (24-14), which was picked to finish last in the preseason American Athletics Conference coaches' poll. Laquincy Rideau added 10 points. Antun Maricevic had seven rebounds for the visitors.

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Leaders
Points: M. Strus20.1
Rebounds: P. Reed8.5
Assists: D. Gage3.9
FG%: M. Strus42.9%
FT%: M. Strus84.2%
3P%: E. Cain36.3%
Steals: D. Gage1.3
Blocks: P. Reed1.5
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke32-6
2 Virginia35-3
3 North Carolina29-7
4 Gonzaga33-4
5 Michigan State32-7
6 Tennessee31-6
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Michigan30-7
9 Texas Tech31-7
10 Florida State29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia35-3
2 Texas Tech31-7
3 Michigan State32-7
4 Duke32-6
5 Auburn30-10
6 Gonzaga33-4
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Purdue26-10
9 North Carolina29-7
10 Tennessee31-6
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Big East Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
23 Villanova 13-5 26-10
Marquette 12-6 24-10
Seton Hall 9-9 20-14
Georgetown 9-9 19-14
Creighton 9-9 20-15
Xavier 9-9 19-16
St. John's 8-10 21-13
Providence 7-11 18-16
DePaul 7-11 19-17
Butler 7-11 16-17
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 78.4 (47)
Rebounds: 11.3 (80)
Assists: 14.3 (95)
FG%: 47.1% (45)
FT%: 72.7% (105)
3P%: 34.3% (184)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 76.4 (299)
Rebounds: 26.1 (105)
Assists: 14.0 (264)
FG%: 45.2% (267)
FT%: 73.0% (304)
3P%: 37.3% (329)
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