MILWAUKEE (AP) Cleveland Melvin scored 20 points and Brandon Young added 19 as DePaul pulled away in the second half for an 80-71 win over Milwaukee on Tuesday.
It was the first road win of the season for the Blue Demons (3-1). The Panthers (4-2), who had won four straight, lost their home opener.
Both teams were looking to build early season momentum after finishing in last place last season in their respective conferences, DePaul in the Big East and Milwaukee in the Horizon.
Rockhurst no match for Loyola
CHICAGO (AP) Milton Doyle was 10-of-13 from the floor, including a trio of 3-pointers, for a career-high 24 points to lead Loyola Chicago to an 83-65 victory over Rockhurst Tuesday night.
Doyle got a lot of help from Christian Thomas, who chipped in 18 points and pulled down 10 rebounds.
Doyle hit a 3-pointer and a jumper to get Loyola Chicago (2-2) out to a quick 5-0 lead, which they never relinquished. They were ahead 10-0 when Kareem Amendu hit a jumper in the paint for Rockhurst's initial score at the 16:17 mark.
Another triple by Doyle stretched the lead to 26-9 with 9:33 remaining in the first period. The Ramblers held a 41-30 advantage at the half. The Ramblers were 15-of-28 from the field in the first half and improved to 17-of-30 in the second to finish with 55.2% shooting.
Loyola Chicago outrebounded Rockhurst (2-2) 38 to 22.
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