Posts tagged "DePaul University Women's Basketball"

With Oliver Purnell Gone DePaul University Must Find Its Identity

With Oliver Purnell Gone DePaul University Must Find Its Identity
This afternoon Oliver Purnell stepped down as DePaul University Men’s Basketball coach after another disappointing season. In his five seasons, Purnell went 54-105 overall and 15-65 in Big East Conference play. Often the team looked over matched during these years but this year looked different. The team started out with its best start in 20... Read more »

DePaul University Doesn't Need a New Arena

DePaul University Doesn't Need a New Arena
As a DePaul alum (class of ’99), and former men’s basketball ticket holder, let me give you the low down on my beloved alma maters basketball program. Nothing, because the team got beat last week by lowly Gardner Webb and they play in a barn next to an airport 18 miles out of town. For... Read more »

True DePaul Blue Demons: Iron Women Basketball

I’ve never been more proud of a DePaul basketball team that lost a game. I don’t believe in moral victories but I do admire a team that works like hell against a much better opponent. The DePaul Blue Demons women’s team came to play last night, even though they only had seven women on the... Read more »
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