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DePaul snaps 9-game losing streak with 75-69 Big East victory over Rutgers

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    Rutgers guard Myles Mack drives and scores during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against DePaul Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Rosemont, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) (The Associated Press)

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    Rutgers guard Jerome Seagears (1) drives to the bucket as DePaul guard Worrel Clahar defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Rosemont, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) (The Associated Press)

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    Rutgers forward Austin Johnson (21) shoots over DePaul center Derrell Robertson Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Rosemont, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) (The Associated Press)

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    DePaul forward Jamee Crockett, left, fouls Rutgers forward Wally Judge during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Rosemont, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) (The Associated Press)

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    Rutgers guard Myles Mack (4) strips the ball from DePaul guard Brandon Young as Rutgers' Wally Judge (33) and DePaul's Derrell Robertson Jr. watch during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Rosemont, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) (The Associated Press)

Worrel Clahar scored 19 points to lead DePaul to a 75-69 victory over Rutgers on Saturday, snapping the Blue Demons' nine-game losing streak.

Brandon Young added 16 points and Cleveland Melvin had 15 for the Blue Demons (11-14, 2-10 Big East).

The Blue Demons' last win was at Providence on Jan. 5. They're 1-5 at home in the Big East.

Myles Mack led the Scarlet Knights (13-11, 4-9) with 28 points.

Young's layup gave the Blue Demons their largest lead, 58-48, with 9:08 left. Mack scored Rutgers' next 16 points and the Scarlet Knights led 66-64 with 2:42 left. Clahar made a layup, Charles McKinney hit a free throw and Clahar completed a three-point play to give DePaul a 70-66 lead with 1:37 remaining.

Jerome Seagears' 3-pointer cut DePaul's lead to 72-69 with 20 seconds left. Clahar made a free throw and Melvin sealed the win with a dunk.