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DePaul tops Caldwell by 30 in only exhibition game

Jan 7, 2015; Omaha, NE, USA; DePaul Blue Demons guard Aaron Simpson (15) dribbles against the Creighton Bluejays at CenturyLink Center Omaha. DePaul defeated Creighton 70-60. Mandatory Credit: Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Jan 7, 2015; Omaha, NE, USA; DePaul Blue Demons guard Aaron Simpson (15) dribbles against the Creighton Bluejays at CenturyLink Center Omaha. DePaul defeated Creighton 70-60. Mandatory Credit: Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Aaron Simpson had 12 points off the bench for the Blue Demons. Steven Branscombe Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

DePaul ran away in its only exhibition game of the season, defeating Division II Caldwell University (New Jersey), 82-52, on Saturday afternoon at McGrath-Phillips Arena.

Tommy Hamilton IV led the Blue Demons with a team-high 13 points and seven rebounds. Aaron Simpson provided a spark off the bench, adding 12 points and grabbing eight boards.

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DePaul was without Myke Henry, as he was sidelined with a shoulder injury. Henry was second on the team in scoring last season at 12.0 points per game.

DePaul opens the regular season on Saturday against Western Michigan.