Butler rolls past DePaul 60-42

DePaul forward Romeo Weems, left, and Butler forward Markeese Hastings, right, battle for a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP/Doug McSchooler)
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Tucker and Sean McDermott scored 13 points each and Butler beat DePaul 60-42.

McDermott scored 11 points in the first half when Butler took a 29-22 lead and Tucker scored all his points over an 8½-minute span of the second half, finishing a 20-6 run with three consecutive 3-pointers for a 53-32 lead with six minutes to go.

DePaul missed 11 shots from the arc before Romeo Weems extended the Blue Demons' streak of consecutive games with a 3 to 835 when he sank one with 19 seconds remaining. The Blue Demons didn't have a scorer in double figures.