Tag: Mike Stovall

Tempo-free DePaul

Note: All statistics in this post are from ESPN.com or the magical spreadsheet that I pump the ESPN.com statistics into. Oliver Purnell’s system has opened up a whole new genre of basketball to the fans at DePaul University. The pressing, attacking offensive style makes for some super-fast paced games and some odd scores. It also... Read more »

On DePaul's defense and rebounding

The game between Chicago State and DePaul offered a unique moment in this season. It was the opening of the Oliver Purnell era at DePaul and it was also Tracy Dildy’s first test against a Division I opponent. Now, Dildy obviously understands that it is going to take some time to build the talent at... Read more »

Photos from DePaul vs. Chicago State

DePaul opened the Oliver Purnell era with a 114-81, 97-possession free-for-all over Chicago State on Sunday night. The game was really exciting and I hope some of these photos do it justice.  Of course this also means Tracy Dildy is now 1-1 in his head coaching career. There were nine players total in double-figures in... Read more »

News Round Up - Thursday, Sept. 30

You can feel the start of college basketball season coming. With Northwestern’s recent schedule release all of the area’s schools have released their full schedules and I’ve made my plans. The other way you can tell games are coming? News is starting to pick up. There were some very interesting articles released over the past... Read more »

Photos from DePaul vs. Marquette

Not only was Chicago College Basketball live-blogging the event, but we also had a photographer at the game as well capturing the upset of the night in a wacky Wednesday in college basketball. DePaul’s 51-50 victory over Marquette will be remembered for quite a while.

DePaul beats Marquette, ends 24-game Big East losing streak

Mike Stovall takes the first of what would be two huge shots for DePaul. The junior finished with 9 points in the game. DePaul finally did it. The Blue Demons beat a Big East opponent during the regular season. All it took was a flair for the dramatic from Mike Stovall to pull it off.... Read more »

Change at DePaul doesn't change result in Big East

Tony Freeland fights for a rebound in the first half. Freeland finished with 8 boards and 4 points in 15 minutes. You can replace the coach, but unfortunately you can’t replace the players and you can’t change your whole scheme in a week. DePaul found that out the hard way as the Blue Demons showed... Read more »

DePaul's spinning point guard situation

Will Walker doesn’t seem to be the answer at point guard for DePaul. DePaul has moved into Big East play and the results haven’t been pretty. While losses to Pittsburgh and Georgetown were expected, how the Blue Demons lost both games is frustrating. Allowing big runs at the end of halves, not getting production from... Read more »

The improvement of DePaul's Jeremiah Kelly

DePaul’s Jeremiah Kelly (11) wasn’t expected to play right away for the Blue Demons as a freshman during the 2008-09 season. He was pushed into extensive service when senior guard Jabari Currie was injured. While Kelly struggled at first with his expanded role, he showed improvement throughout the season.  With the continued improvement of his classmate Michael... Read more »