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|Melvin Leads DePaul Over Northern Illinois 75-52
|DeKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Cleveland Melvin led a balanced attack with 19 points as DePaul used a dominating second-half performance to top Northern Illinois 75-52 on Wednesday night.
The Blue Demons (7-3) won their third straight as Brandon Young scored 16, while Jeremiah Kelly added 15 and Moses Morgan 11.
Tim Toler led the Huskies (0-9) with 18 points and 13 rebounds.
The Blue Demons led only 28-25 at intermission but then launched a decisive run in the second half. Five players scored as DePaul turned a 33-32 deficit into a 49-33 lead by the 13:49 mark.
The Blue Demons closed the game with a 14-4 run, including six straight points from Melvin.
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