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DePaul defeats Milwaukee to end 2-game skid

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Tony Freeland scored 14 points and Cleveland Melvin added 11 as DePaul defeated Milwaukee 61-47 on Tuesday night.

DePaul (4-6) trailed by as many as nine in the first half, but came back to take the lead for good on a 10-0 run.

Trailing 23-19 late in the first half, Mike Stovall had a jumper for DePaul and made a pair of free throws to tie the game at 23. Melvin's basket gave DePaul a 25-23 lead, its first of the game, and his jumper capped the run to give the Blue Demons a 29-23 lead.

Anthony Hill and Ja'Rob McCallum led the Panthers (5-7) with 10 points each. Milwaukee committed 20 turnovers.