Wally Judge, Jamee Crockett

DePaul forward Jamee Crockett, left, fouls Rutgers forward Wally Judge during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Rosemont, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Charles Rex Arbogast

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Worrel Clahar scored 19 points to lead DePaul to a 75-69 victory over Rutgers on Saturday, snapping the Blue Demons' nine-game losing streak.

Brandon Young added 16 points and Cleveland Melvin had 15 for the Blue Demons (11-14, 2-10 Big East).

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The Blue Demons' last win was at Providence on Jan. 5. They're 1-5 at home in the Big East.

Myles Mack led the Scarlet Knights (13-11, 4-9) with 28 points.

Young's layup gave the Blue Demons their largest lead, 58-48, with 9:08 left. Mack scored Rutgers' next 16 points and the Scarlet Knights led 66-64 with 2:42 left. Clahar made a layup, Charles McKinney hit a free throw and Clahar completed a three-point play to give DePaul a 70-66 lead with 1:37 remaining.

Jerome Seagears' 3-pointer cut DePaul's lead to 72-69 with 20 seconds left. Clahar made a free throw and Melvin sealed the win with a dunk.

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