Javon Freeman-Liberty scored 26 points, and DePaul used a big second half to pull away to an 87-67 victory Tuesday against Duquesne at Wintrust Arena.
Brandon Johnson and Nick Ongenda each added 13 points and Philmon Gebrewhit 11 for the Blue Demons (7-1), who shot 54% and outscored the Dukes 51-37 in the second half to bounce back from their first loss of the season Saturday against Loyola.
Tre Williams scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Duquesne (3-7), which was bothered by DePaul’s size. Leon Ayers III added 13 points and Kevin Easley Jr. 12 for the Dukes.
The lone winless Eastern Conference team entering Saturday’s match at Inter Miami, the Fire played well at Philadelphia and should have beaten FC Cincinnati but also have been plagued by familiar issues.
Whether you’re looking to bask in the beauty of flowers or are a serious horticulturist, there are plenty of opportunities around Chicago to admire and learn.
This season marks a new beginning for the club and Wright, who will serve as team captain in the absence of U.S. national team goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher.
“Personally, I felt like having Chicago, me headed there with the players we have now, it’s going to be a good opportunity to — I hate to say it — but revamp myself.”
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