Tag: Will Walker

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 »

Photos of Chicago College Basketball Seniors

Things have been light here over the past weekend because I was at MIT’s Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston this weekend. I have some new ideas from the conference that I’m going to use in the analysis during the off-season here, but obviously there was a lot to talk about over the weekend. I’ll... 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 »

DePaul and Free Throw Shooting

DePaul is the worst free throw shooting team in the country. Now, I know that it seems strange that I’d bring this up right after the Blue Demons shot 11 of 13 (including Will Walker’s 7-7) from the line in a close loss to Cincinnati on the road, but actually that phrase “close loss” is... 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 »

Tempo-free oddities

How Michael Thompson manages to play all those minutes while throwing himself at the basket like this is tough to figure out. He’s a tough guy. Since I already wrote about tempo-free predictions earlier today I thought I would continue the discussion with some interesting notes about player statistics that you can find by going... 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 »

Battle of the centers to DePaul, game to Georgetown

Mac Koshwal and Greg Monroe battled under the rim all day on Sunday. “I guess Mac [Koshwal] is back and he’s healthy, huh,” said Georgetown head coach John Thompson III after the junior forward scored 16 points in DePaul’s 67-50 loss to the Hoyas on Sunday at Allstate Arena. “He’s just unbelievable at both ends... Read more »

DePaul's loss to Florida Gulf Coast is inexplicable

Jerry Wainwright needs to get his DePaul team ready to go, or it is going to be another long season in the Big East. At some point you have to stop making excuses and just win the games you’re supposed to win. After a 64-61 loss at Florida Gulf Coast University on Tuesday night that... Read more »