Bluiett scores 24, No. 7 Xavier beats DePaul 84-64
CINCINNATI (AP) Trevon Bluiett scored a career-high 24 points - 19 in the first half - and No. 7 Xavier took advantage of open shots on the perimeter while pulling away to an 84-64 victory over DePaul on Tuesday night.
Xavier (15-1, 3-1 Big East) led most of the way as Bluiett got his shooting touch early, making his first four shots from beyond the arc. He tied his career high with five 3-pointers on 11 attempts. The Musketeers made a season-high 12 3-pointers.
Myke Henry scored 16 points for DePaul (6-11, 0-5), which dropped its fifth straight game.
Myles Davis had 14 points and seven assists for the Musketeers, who had four double-figure scorers.