No. 25 DePaul starts fast, sinks Chicago St 87-34

CHICAGO (AP) Megan Podkowa scored 22 points and Mart'e Grays had 16 off the bench as No. 25 DePaul coasted to an 87-34 win over Chicago State on Sunday.

The Blue Demons (6-2) scored the first 17 points of the game, holding the Cougars (0-7) off the board until Layne Murphy scored at the 13:36 mark.

It was 44-19 at the half and DePaul scored the first 12 of the second half, turning that into a 19-2 run to lead 62-20 with 15:02 left.

Chicago State shot 25 percent in the first half, missing all eight of its 3-pointers, and committed 21 turnovers. The Cougars had 22 turnovers in the second half.

DePaul turned those turnovers into 33 points and had a 46-18 advantage scoring inside.

Brittany Hrynko added 13 points for the Blue Demons and Megan Rogowski had 11.

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