DePaul falls to UConn

The Huskies used an early 16-3 run to open distance on the Blue Demons and led by as many as 26 in the second half.

Connecticut’s James Bouknight (2) shoots as DePaul’s Pauly Paulicap defends during Wednesday night’s Big East game. The Huskies won 82-61.

Connecticut’s James Bouknight (2) shoots as DePaul’s Pauly Paulicap defends during Wednesday night’s Big East game. The Huskies won 82-61.

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Tyrese Martin scored 22 points with 10 rebounds, James Bouknight added 20 points and UConn rolled past DePaul 82-61 on Wednesday in Storrs, Connecticut.

Josh Carlton added 11 points and nine rebounds off the bench for UConn (4-1, 1-1 Big East). R.J. Cole added six assists.

Darious Hall had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Blue Demons (1-2, 0-2).

Nick Ongenda added 13 points and Pauly Paulicap had three blocks.

The game had been delayed a week by positive tests for COVID-19 in the UConn program.

The Huskies used an early 16-3 run to open distance on DePaul and led by as many as 26 in the second half.

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