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DePaul becomes seventh team in 2014 Diamond Head Classic field

Feb 26, 2014, 5:34 PM EDT

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The 2013-14 season isn’t finished for the DePaul Blue Demons, but on Wednesday the school made an official announcement in regards to its schedule for the 2014-15 campaign. DePaul will participate in the Diamond Head Classic in December, becoming the seventh team in the field.

DePaul, currently 11-18 overall and 3-13 in Big East play, joins host Hawaii, Colorado, George Washington, Nebraska, Ohio and Wichita State in the field with the eighth team to be named at a later date. The games will be played on December 22, 23 and 25, 2014.

The Blue Demons, who snapped their ten-game losing streak with a win over Seton Hall on Tuesday night, are expected to return key contributors Billy Garrett Jr. and Tommy Hamilton IV next season. Garrett, averaging 12.4 ppg and 3.2 apg, has been one of the Big East’s best freshmen and a bright spot for a program that’s once again struggling to make progress.

  1. shockertalk - Feb 27, 2014 at 12:25 AM

    Big West Hawaii
    Pac – 12 Colorado
    Missouri Valley Wichita State
    Mid-American Ohio
    Big 10 Nebraska
    Big East DePaul
    Atlantic 10 George Washington
    Big 12 ???
    ACC ???
    ??? – Who is brave enough?

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