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N.J.I.T. 43

(5-11, 2-0 Indep.)

(13) DePaul 90

(18-2, 5-0 Big East)

    8:00 PM ET, January 20, 2011

    1 2 T
    NJIT 25 1843
    #13DEP 54 3690

    Top Performers

    N.J.I.T.: J. Gerald 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Stl

    DePaul: F. Chester 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Felicia Chester's 15 paces balanced DePaul attack in rout of NJIT

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- Felicia Chester scored 15 points to lead a balanced offense in DePaul's 90-43 victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology on Thursday night.

    The win was the fifth straight and 15th in 16 games for the Blue Demons (18-2) who never trailed.

    Katherine Harry had 14 points and 14 rebounds while Anna Martin added 13 points. Keisha Hampton had 12 and Taylor Pikes 10 for DePaul (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 13 AP), which is unbeaten in the Big East.

    The game was originally supposed to be played on Dec. 29, but was postponed because of a snowstorm that blanketed the Northeast.

    Jessica Gerald scored 21 points for the Highlanders (5-11), who entered with a two-game winning streak.

    It took less than 5 minutes for DePaul to open up a double digit lead. the Highlanders rallied to 24-16 with 10 minutes left, but a 14-0 run by the Blue Demons broke it up.

    Kristian Parker finally ended the drought for NJIT, but consecutive 3-pointers by Sam Quigley in the final 1:28 of the half gave the Blue Demons a 54-25 advantage at the break.

    It was only the second time this season DePaul had topped 50 points in the first half.

    DePaul opened the second half with a 11-0 run for a 65-25 advantage and lead never dipped below 33 points.

    Thursday's game was the 150th at McGrath Arena, located on DePaul's north side campus. The Blue Demons are 129-21 at the facility, which replaced Alumni Hall in 2000.

    DePaul is 11-0 this season at home and hosts Seton Hall when it resumes Big East play on Saturday.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NJIT
    DEP
    Points 43 90
    FG Made-Attempted 13-50 (.260) 35-76 (.461)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-17 (.235) 4-18 (.222)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-20 (.650) 16-20 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 47

    Game Leaders

     
    NJIT
    DEP
    PointsJ. Gerald 21F. Chester 15
    ReboundsI. Seric 5K. Harry 14
    AssistsI. Seric 3A. Martin 4
    StealsI. Seric 2K. Hampton 4
    BlocksE. Schartner 2K. Harry 2

    2010-11 Season

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