>> Recap - Butler Defeats DePaul 79-46
DePaul was run off the court by Butler on Thursday as they blasted them 79-46 at Allstate Arena.
Butler won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as favorites.
Butler got 19 points from Alex Barlow and another 18 points from Khyle Marshall. Andrew Chrabascz contributed 3 assists, while Kellen Dunham cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
DePaul got a 24-point performance from Brandon Young, who was supported by 12 points from Billy Garrett Jr.. Forrest Robinson had 1 assists in a losing cause for DePaul, while Billy Garrett Jr. grabbed 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Butler were victorious, as the score was 38-18 at the break.
Butler won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-29.