Tag: Dar Tucker

Scott VanderMeer leads class of Chicago alums in the D-League

The Iowa Energy (the minor league counterpart of the Chicago Bulls and the Phoenix Sun) beat out the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 119-111, in Game Three of the NBADL Finals Friday to capture the D-League crown – the team’s first championship in it’s four years of basketball. Former 7-foot UIC big man Scott VanderMeer –... Read more »

The East Coast Bias' Big East Roundtable for July

Pico over at The East Coast Bias, a St. John’s basketball blog, has just finished wrapping up the four-part Big East roundtable for July. You should go check out each of the pieces to see what people have to say about recruiting and personnel moves going into next season. More than half of the Big... Read more »

Mac Koshwal is going pro

By now you know that Mac Koshwal is going pro. The junior forward from DePaul is entering the NBA Draft instead of deciding to stick around and give it a go with new head coach Oliver Purnell. At first glance this decision seems quite a bit more prudent than Dar Tucker’s decision to jump to... Read more »

Former DePaul standout Dar Tucker dunks over 7-footer

Dar Tucker has always had amazing athleticism. He displayed it on Friday at the D-League All-Star Weekend Dunk Contest when he dunked over Brian Butch. Don’t believe me? Here’s the video. Tucker’s time at DePaul was checkered, but he always had a knack for the electric play. It’ll be interesting to see if he can... Read more »

Three Keys: UChicago vs. DePaul (exhibition)

Mac Koshwal needs to draw more fouls this season. DePaul opens its 2009-10 season on Friday night with an exhibition game against the University of Chicago. The Maroons are an NCAA Division III team. They struggled a bit last season going 6-19 overall. Chicago seniors like Jake Pancratz and John Kinsella will get a chance... Read more »

What's next for Dar Tucker?

The NBA Draft has concluded and not a single player from Chicago’s five NCAA Division I schools was selected. In fact, only one player from Chicago was chosen. (That was Patrick Beverley who played at the University of Arkansas and then moved onto the Ukraine.)  It wasn’t until the very end of the draft that... Read more »

Random basketball links

Over the past few days I’ve encountered a number of links, I thought I’d share a few of the more interesting ones. You can also get more links and the first notification about new posts on Chicago College Basketball by following me on Twitter. Lots of links after the jump. Onto the links: Foxsports.com basketball writer Jeff... Read more »

Is Dar Tucker's NBA jump a blessing in disguise?

Is Dar Tucker’s decision to stay in the NBA Draft actually a good one for DePaul basketball? It appears that Dar Tucker isn’t coming back. Monday is the final day for college players to withdraw their name from the NBA Draft pool, but all indications are that Tucker is sticking with his dream of jumping... Read more »