CHICAGO - Charlie Moore scored 27 points and Paul Reed scored 12 with 11 rebounds and DePaul downed Fairleigh Dickinson 70-59 on Friday night.
Jahlil Jenkins and Kaleb Bishop made successive layups to put the Knights up 50-47 with 9:55 remaining. But Moore sandwiched a layup and a 3-pointer between a Romeo Weems layup that started a 14-2 run and Fairleigh Dickinson never recovered.
The Blue Demons (3-0) played their third game in four nights. DePaul scored 19 points off 21 Fairleigh Dickinson (1-1) turnovers. Jaylen Butz added 13 points for DePaul.
Jenkins scored had 17 points for the Knights (1-1), and Elyjah Williams and Bishop each scored 12.
DePaul plays at Iowa on Monday and Fairleigh Dickinson travels to Fordham Wednesday.