DePaul stays unbeaten with 77-68 victory against Northern Kentucky

Javon Freeman-Liberty had 20 points and 12 rebounds as the Blue Demons improved to 5-0.

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DePaul head coach Tony Stubblefield gestures during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Rutgers, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Chicago.

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Javon Freeman-Liberty had 20 points and 12 rebounds as DePaul beat Northern Kentucky 77-68 on Friday at Wintrust Arena.

Nick Ongenda pitched in with 17 points and four blocks for the unbeaten Blue Demons (5-0). David Jones added 15 points and seven rebounds. Brandon Johnson tallied 10 points and nine boards.

Marques Warrick had 23 points to lead the Norse (2-3). Trevon Faulkner added 14 points and six rebounds, while Sam Vinson scored 10.

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