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DePaul Games will Be Very Fast-Paced This Year

DePaul Games will Be Very Fast-Paced This Year
Last night DePaul defeated the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils, a team that will spend the first two months of the season on the road, with trips to No. 1 North Carolina, eighth-ranked Florida, and No. 15 Wisconsin along the way. The Delta Devils opened the season on Saturday, losing 80-67 at Notre Dame. As... Read more »

DePaul is off to a 2-0 Start

DePaul is off to a 2-0 Start
In two of the last three years, DePaul has won four of their first five. So very early season success is nothing new to them. It’s the Big East conference games where the trouble starts. But January 1 versus Syracuse can wait for now, as the Blue Demons rolled past the Mississippi Valley State Delta... Read more »

Summary of DePaul, UIC Recruiting Classes

Summary of DePaul, UIC Recruiting Classes
DePaul coach Oliver Purnell inked two players Wednesday to a National Letter of Intent with DeJuan Marrero and Jodan Price. Marrero is a 6’5” forward from Gary, Ind. and Price is a 6’7” guard/forward from Beverly Hills, Mich. Marrero averaged 22.1 points and 15.3 rebounds per game as a junior at Gary’s Bowman Academy. The... Read more »

DePaul Gets Missippi in Big East/SEC Challenge

The DePaul college basketball team learned its opponent for the 2011 BIG EAST/SEC Challenge today: the Mississippi Rebels at Allstate Arena. The three-day event features 12 games in December between BIG EAST and SEC programs. Here’s the full schedule: Thursday, Dec. 1 St. John’s at Kentucky Providence at South Carolina Georgetown at Alabama Mississippi at... Read more »

Illinois signs New Player, DePaul Heading to Paris this Summer

It may be college basketball‘s  offseason, but a lot of news surrounding teams in the Big East and Big Ten broke in the past couple of days. Whether you’re a fan of the Illini, DePaul or the Gophers, pay attention! I Bless the Rains down in Africa…sure as Kilimanjaro rises like an Empress above the... Read more »

DePaul Recruiting Class has Chicago Feel, Top 25 Ranking

DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell added to his incoming recruiting class with the signing of Charles McKinney. McKinney is a native of Chicago’s north suburbs, who played three seasons at Maine East High School before competing last year at Quality Education Academy in North Carolina. McKinney, a 6-4 guard with a 6-8 wingspan, joins DePaul’s... Read more »

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 »

Huzzah and Hallelujah! DePaul Wins a Big East Road Game

The reign of terror is over! 25 game conference losing streak no more! The DePaul Blue Demons have actually won a Big East game. And a road game for the first time in 31 tries. What a joyous night this is for Chicago college basketball. The world was a very different place in 2008, the... 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 Falls Just Short of 1st Big East Win; Scare Cincinnati Bearcats

Given the numerous factors in the Blue Demons’ favor: 1.) How tough DePaul looked at #15 Louisville on Saturday, losing by just two baskets 2.) How bad Cincinnati looked at Pittsburgh the very same day 3.) All the internal college basketball drama the Bearcats have going on with star forward Yancy Gates, who was suspended... Read more »
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