CHICAGO (AP) — Amarah Coleman scored a career-high 27 points and No. 2 seed DePaul routed top-seeded Marquette 98-63 on Tuesday night for the Big East Conference Tournament championship and automatic NCAA berth.

DePaul (26-7) made 16 3-pointers, one shy of a tournament record. Each Blue Demon starter finished in double-scoring after three quarters. Coleman led with 25 points as the Blue Demons built a 35-point lead, 83-48.

Seven DePaul players made at least one 3-pointer, four had five or more assists, and two finished with double-doubles.

Coleman made five 3-pointers and was 9-of-13 shooting overall. Chante Stonewall added 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Kelly Campbell chipped in 10 points and 11 rebounds. Ashton Millender had 16 points and Mart'e Grays 14.

Amani Wilborn, last season's tournament Most Outstanding Player, scored 12 points before fouling out early in the fourth quarter for Marquette (23-9).

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