ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Jamee Crockett scored 21 points, Jeremiah Kelly added 15 in his final home game, and DePaul defeated Seton Hall 86-58 on Saturday.
The Blue Demons (12-18, 3-15 Big East) broke a nine-game losing streak and denied Seton Hall (19-11, 8-10) the No. 8 seed in the conference tournament. That goes instead to West Virginia, which defeated South Florida on Saturday.Herb Pope had 16 points and Jordan Theodore 10 for the Pirates, who have lost three of their last four games and defeated DePaul by 21 points earlier this year.DePaul will be the No. 16 seed in the Big East tournament. Seton Hall fell into a tie for ninth in the conference with Connecticut, and the schools split two games this season.Seton Hall shot only 5 of 16 from 3-point range. Crockett was 5 of 7 from behind the arc, with DePaul going 10 of 26 as a team.