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DePaul's Cleveland Melvin Gone for the Season

DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell announced today that freshman Cleveland Melvin will miss the remainder of the 2010-11 season with a left thumb sprain. Melvin injured the thumb in DePaul’s game at St. John’s on Feb. 23 and missed Saturday’s game against USF. Melvin, a BIG EAST Rookie of the Year candidate, leads the Blue... Read more »

DePaul Shows some Promise in Three Freshmen

The Blue Demons freshmen have certainly a bright spot in an otherwise dark season, as once Oliver Purnell gets his own guys in his up-and-down system, things will certainly improve. Jerry Wainwright’s players can’t play Purnell’s tempo, and once they’re gone, the Demons will have a team that will be able to close out big... Read more »

DePaul's Cleveland Melvin Becoming one of Big East's Best Freshmen

For the third time in four weeks, DePaul freshman forward Cleveland Melvin was named Rookie of the Week by the BIG EAST Conference. Melvin is the first Blue Demons to pick up the honor three times in a season. Melvin averaged an impressive 23.0 points and 10.5 rebounds in games against Seton Hall and Connecticut... Read more »
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Big East Basketball Power Rankings

There are three different sections to the Big East through two weeks of conference play: The top tier, potential NCAA Tournament teams, and the bottom five.  Pitt, Syracuse, and Villanova have earned the title of the teams to beat but the next eight are battling for their tourney lives already… and it is only the... Read more »

Big East Basketball Power Rankings 1-4-11

Cincinnati is still unbeaten.  West Virginia is really struggling.  UConn needs someone else to step up besides Kemba Walker.  TCU is coming to water down the conference.   We learned a lot in the first week of Big East play so here are my updated power rankings.  Be sure to check back every Monday for... Read more »

Another DePaul Rookie takes Home Weekly Big East Award

For the second time this month, a DePaul freshman has earned the BIG EAST’s Rookie of the Week honor with Cleveland Melvin grabbing the recognition today. Fellow rookie Brandon Young picked up the league’s weekly honor on Dec. 6 to mark the first time at DePaul that two freshmen have been named Rookie of the... Read more »
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