Charlie Moore scores 21 points to carry DePaul past Marquette

The Blue Demons’ 68-61 victory earned them their first Big East victory of the season and snapped their 14-game conference road losing streak.

SHARE Charlie Moore scores 21 points to carry DePaul past Marquette

Charlie Moore scored DePaul’s final 10 points of the game, including eight free throws.

Michael Wittliff/Marquette Athletics

MILWAUKEE — Charlie Moore had 21 points, including all 10 of his free throws, as DePaul beat Marquette 68-61 on Saturday to earn its first Big East victory of the season and snap a 14-game conference road losing streak.

Javon Freeman-Liberty had 19 points and six rebounds for the Blue Demons (3-5, 1-5 Big East Conference), who won at Marquette for the first time since a 57-56 decision Jan. 20, 2016. Darious Hall added seven rebounds. Nick Ongenda had five blocks.

D.J. Carton scored a career-high 23 points for the Golden Eagles (8-7, 4-5). Justin Lewis and Theo John had eight rebounds.

DePaul led by 13 points in the second half before Marquette chipped away and briefly held a lead. Trailing by two with three minutes left, Freeman-Liberty and Moore scored the final 14 points as the Demons pulled away for the win.

DePaul trailed for less than a minute as Freeman-Liberty scored on a putback and on the next possession he hit two free throws to give the Demons the lead for good.

Then Moore took over, scoring the final 10 points, starting with a driving layup that was goaltended before knocking down eight straight free throws in the final minute.

The Demons turned the ball over a season-low 11 times while totaling nine steals for the third straight game.

The Latest
The veteran stand-up comedian, activist, marathoner stars as the title — and every — character in Shakespeare’s iconic work.
A group was gathered late Saturday in the 4800 block of West Arthington Street when someone opened fire, according to Chicago police.
Edelstein, a popular actor on TV, mines art from the piles of old photographs that everyone is burdened with eventually.
Part of the pension mess that’s emerged in the past two decades stems from state laws that made it easier for the city to underfund its pension systems.
According to multiple league sources, the Sky will acquire the No. 7 pick from the Lynx in exchange for Sika Koné, a 2025 second round pick and the rights to swap 2026 first round picks. In addition the Sky will receive the rights to forward Nikolina Milic.