Morning Box Score
By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jan 7, 2010 4:00PM
Villanova Crushes DePaul
DePaul's conference woes continue as they lost their 22nd straight regular season conference game as they were crushed by No. 6 Villanova 99-72. The Blue Demons put up a fight in the second half, but that didn't help erase a 25-point halftime deficit. Mac Koshwal led DePaul with 17 points and 11 rebounds.
NIU Holds Off Chicago State
NIU held off a huge second half rally by Chicago State to hold on for a 99-93 victory. The Huskies were up 50-30 at halftime, but the Cougars scored a phenomenal 63 second half points to rally back. Xavier Silas had 24 points and Mike DiNunno had 20 for NIU while Christian Wall led Chicago State with 23 points.