Tag: Mac Koshwal

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 »

News and Notes

I’ve been away, but I’ve been collecting some links to news and notes that might be interesting to fans of Chicago college basketball. Of course I’ve also been waiting for Chicago State to announce a new head men’s basketball coach, but at this point that’s like hoping for a sunny day. The coaching search is... Read more »

Mac Koshwal looking for an NBA chance

The NBA Draft is right around the corner and former DePaul Blue Demon Mac Koshwal is still looking for his chance. Koshwal has worked out for a number of teams including Washington, Memphis, Minnesota and Sacramento. On Friday his workouts will likely conclude during the final day of the New Jersey Nets’ super-workout days. Scouts... 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 »

Congratulations Duke, hello Purnell?

And so another season of college basketball ends. Congratulations to the Duke Blue Devils and Butler Bulldogs for playing an outstanding championship game. That the Bulldogs represented mid-major basketball everywhere so well should be commended. Now, the offseason begins in earnest and one of the most interesting rumors of the day is that Clemson coach... Read more »

All-Chicago Chicago College Basketball Team

The season is over and I’ve waited quite a while to do this considering Northwestern played the final area basketball game of the season more than a week ago. Still, I wanted to take some time, decompress and then select an All-City team. One of the things I did this season when selecting the team... Read more »

Hollinger Stats, Free Pizza and the Obama Bracket

Before Northwestern’s NIT game tonight I wanted to check in on some other news. Here are my takes on a few interesting notes from college basketball over the past week. (The firing of Seton Hall’s Bobby Gonzalez not included.) John Hollinger has released College PER stats: ESPN’s wizard of statistics put his PER to the... Read more »

DePaul's season ends with loss to USF

Will Walker wasn’t able to lead DePaul to a victory in the first round of the Big East Tournament. DePaul’s season with so much promise. After a miserable 0-18 campaign in the Big East during the 2008-09 season things looked up when the Blue Demons beat Cincinnati in the first round of the Big East... Read more »

Same song, different verse for DePaul

Will Walker scored 16 points on 6-13 shooting. Against South Florida on Tuesday DePaul led at halftime. At the end of the game though the Blue Demons had dropped another close one, 63-59. Now they have one more home game against St. John’s on Friday in which to make amends and get things righted before... Read more »

Photos from DePaul vs. Louisville

A few photos from DePaul’s game against Louisville on Saturday. The Blue Demons stayed with the Cardinals for about 34 minutes before falling 68-59. Mac Koshwal matched his career high with 26 points and also had 10 boards. Will Walker struggled from the field shooting 2-14, including 0-7 from beyond the arc and finished with... Read more »