Durrell McDonald had a career-high six steals and a season-high 11 points in the loss
Five players reach double figures as Garrett records first career double-double
Melvin and Young combine for 39 points in 80-71 victory Tuesday night
Cleveland Melvin posts 15th career double-double as Blue Demons move to 2-1
Blue Demons host the Raiders at 1 p.m. Saturday in Rosemont
Highlights and postgame from DePaul's game against Gardner-Webb at Allstate Arena.
Highlights of DePaul's win over UC Riverside and postgame comments from head coach Oliver Purnell.
Highlight and postgame from head coach Oliver Purnell from the exhibition game between DePaul and Lewis at McGrath-Phillips Arena.
Career Notes: Signed with DePaul on April 12, 2012... also high jumps as a member of the DePaul track and field team... finished third at the 2013 BIG EAST Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a height of 2.04 meters... posted a season-best of 2.08 meters while finishing 10th at the Drake Relays.
2012-13 (Freshman): Played in all 32 games with starts in nine games... averaged 11.1 minutes per game... 12 points, three assists against Seton Hall... six points against Milwaukee, Fairfield and Loyola-Chicago... scored nine points against Austin Peay with two steals, two rebounds... made DePaul debut with seven points, two assists against UC Riverside... one of two players on roster during the season from Las Vegas with Moses Morgan.
High School: Earned first team Class 4A All-State honors from the Las Vegas Review-Journal after averaging 21.2 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game as a senior... led Green Valley to Class 4A state semifinals with a 32-point game in the regional championship... named West region Player of the Week by ESPN.com following the 32-point effort... the Gators started the season at 4-11 before McDonald led the team to 13 wins in 14 games en route to the state semifinals... earned MVP honors for the Sunrise Region and All-Southeast League Team... played for Lorenzo Jarvis at Green Valley... also one of the nation's top prep high jumpers with a personal best mark of 7-0 as a senior... that height was ranked seventh in the nation in 2012... won the Nevada state high jump as a sophomore and was runner-up as a senior... spent junior year in Mississippi and claimed a 2011 Class 2A state title with Piney Woods High School... averaged 7.8 points and 6.5 assists per game... the Tornados finished the season with a 29-3 record after defeating Bruce, 64-48, in the championship game... also won the Mississippi state high jump title during junior year... played AAU basketball for Mitch Mitchell and Mad Moves Inc. and Wesley Reed and Henderson Heat.
Personal: Son of Darryl McDonald and Vernessa Reed... has five brothers and three sisters... brothers are Redale, Carl, Darryl Jr., Derrick and Darren... sisters are Denisha, Ericka and Dakota... father played at Texas A&M from 1986-88 and professionally in the CBA from 1990-93 before a career from 1994-2008 in Australia's NBL... also led a successful coaching career in the NBL... enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
McDonald by the Numbers