Villanova 40 54 94
Depaul 40 31 71
Date of game: 2/5/2013

Recap: DePaul vs. Villanova

Rosemont, IL (Sports Network) - Ryan Arcidiacono paced six teammates in double figures with 23 points as the Villanova Wildcats used a second-half surge to blow past the DePaul Blue Demons, 94-71, in a Big East Conference showdown at Allstate Arena.

Arcidiacono shot 5-of-10 from 3-point range for Villanova (14-9, 5-5 Big East), while Darrun Hilliard netted 17 points. James Bell added 16 points, Mouphtaou Yarou and JayVaughn Pinkston netted 11 points apiece, and Tony Chennault chipped in 10 points for the Wildcats, who snapped a two-game losing skid.

For DePaul (10-12, 1-8), Cleveland Melvin shot 9-of-13 from the field for 19 points, while Jamee Crockett scored 16 points. Worrel Clahar (12 points) and Brandon Young (11 points) each dished out five assists for the Blue Demons, who have lost seven straight.

The teams played tight in the first half and went into intermission tied, 40-40. Villanova shot 48 percent from the field and drained 12-of-14 from the foul line, while DePaul made just shy of 47 percent of its shots, which included a 7-of-14 showing from beyond the arc.

The Wildcats were red-hot after halftime, making 22-of-32 from the floor (.688) to pull away.

Villanova was able to convert 16 DePaul turnovers into 22 points. It also outscored the Blue Demons in the paint by a dominating 42-18 margin.

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