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Blue Demons beat Blazers in blowout


DePaul's Jenni Dant, right, leaps in the air as she heads toward the basket. 
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DePaul's Jenni Dant, right, leaps in the air as she heads toward the basket. (Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)
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CHICAGO – Caprice Smith had 19 points and seven rebounds to help No. 17 DePaul defeat UAB 85-52 on Friday night for its 19th straight home victory.

Khara Smith added 16 points and 14 rebounds for the Blue Demons (16-3, 5-1 Conference USA), who used a 16-4 run at the end of the first half to take a 45-27 lead.

Crystal McFadden led the Blazers (5-15, 2-5) with 26 points.

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