UConn impressive in return to Big East Tourney beats DePaul

NEW YORK (AP) — Tyrese Martin had 14 points and 10 rebounds and third-seeded UConn made an impressive return in its first Big East Tournament game in eight years with a 94-60 quarterfinal victory over DePaul on Thursday night. R.J. Cole and Adama Sanogo also added 14 points apiece to lead the Huskies to their fifth straight win and seventh in eight games. Javon Freeman-Liberty led 11th-seeded DePaul (5-14) with 19 points. UConn (15-6)  will face No. 17 and second-seeded Creighton in the second semifinal on Friday night at Madison Square Garden.

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