Scores

Final

Rutgers 68

(14-15, 5-12 Big East)

DePaul 64

(7-22, 1-16 Big East)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:30 PM ET, March 2, 2011

    Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois

    1 2 T
    RUTG 32 3668
    DEP 22 4264

    Top Performers

    Rutgers: D. Miller 12 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    DePaul: B. Young 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Rutgers 68, DePaul 64

    Associated Press

    ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Jonathan Mitchell scored 18 points as Rutgers was able to hold off DePaul 68-64 on Wednesday night.

    Rutgers (14-15, 5-12 Big East) led 63-57 after Gilvydas Biruta's dunk with 1:43 left, but Brandon Young made a pair of free throws and Moses Morgan had a three-point play to get DePaul within 63-62 with 31.1 seconds left.

    But Rutgers was able to hold on. Mitchell made a pair of free throws, and after Morgan missed a 3-point attempt, James Beatty made two free throws to make it 67-62 with 19.1 seconds left.

    Young scored 21 points for the Blue Demons (7-22, 1-16), who were unable to win a conference home game.

    Dane Miller and Beatty each finished with 11 points for Rutgers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RUTG
    DEP
    Points 68 64
    FG Made-Attempted 26-58 (.448) 21-52 (.404)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-10 (.500) 8-26 (.308)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-15 (.733) 14-17 (.824)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 15 0

    2010-11 Season

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