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  1. DePaul lands second front court recruit this week

    Sep 17, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT

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    Is Oliver Purnell is tapping into a D.C. pipeline?

  2. DePaul gets commitment from three-star 2015 power forward

    Sep 14, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    (Under Armour)

    DePaul picked up its first 2015 pledge on Sunday.

  3. Violation of team rules results in guard’s dismissal from DePaul program

    Sep 10, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

    Charles McKinney

    The Blue Demons return Billy Garrett Jr. and add three transfers to the perimeter rotation.

  4. DePaul’s Purnell loses fifth recruit that signed letter of intent

    Aug 28, 2014, 12:02 PM EDT

    Oliver Purnell

    He’s only been at DePaul for four years.

  5. DePaul forward DeJuan Marrero to transfer to Chipola College

    Jul 21, 2014, 11:43 PM EDT

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    DePaul redshirt freshman forward DeJuan Marrero will play his sophomore season at Chipola.

  6. DePaul, Northwestern announce five-year series beginning in 2015

    Jun 2, 2014, 11:21 AM EDT

    Chris Collins

    The two Chicagoland area schools will meet five times, beginning in 2015-16.

  7. Big East Conference Catchup: Who contends with Villanova in 2014-15?

    May 14, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    AP

    The new Big East enters Year 2 with plenty of questions for teams trying to rise to the top.

  8. DePaul adds junior college guard Darrick Wood

    Apr 23, 2014, 5:23 PM EDT

    Oliver Purnell

    Former St. John’s commit Darrick Wood verbally committed to attend DePaul on Wednesday.

  9. Late Night Snacks: Georgetown likely NIT bound following loss to DePaul

    Mar 13, 2014, 1:46 AM EDT

    jt3

    Most of the teams on the bubble managed to take care of business, with Georgetown being the lone exception. And American became the latest team to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament field.

  10. DePaul becomes seventh team in 2014 Diamond Head Classic field

    Feb 26, 2014, 5:34 PM EDT

    AP

    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,…

  11. DePaul senior forward Cleveland Melvin no longer with the program

    Feb 10, 2014, 6:32 PM EDT

    Cleveland Melvin

    The news for DePaul went from bad to worse on Monday as the struggling Blue Demons announced in a school-issued release that senior forward Cleveland Melvin is no longer with the men’s basketball program. “DePaul senior forward Cleveland Melvin is no longer enrolled at DePaul, and therefore no longer part of the DePaul basketball program,”…

  12. Creighton beats DePaul, McDermott continues to climb in the record books

    Feb 7, 2014, 11:32 PM EDT

    Doug McDermott

    Creighton didn’t play their crispest game of the season. They shot just 46.4% from the field and 28% from three — two fairly decent percentages for most teams — and got hammered on the offensive and defensive glass all night. That Doug McDermott guy, though? He was in his usual form, leading Creighton to a…

  13. Late Night Snacks: No. 1 Arizona survives, No. 22 Gonzaga not as fortunate

    Jan 10, 2014, 3:12 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: DePaul 99, Butler 94 (2OT) This wasn’t one of the games on the “marquee” for Thursday night, but the Blue Demons and Bulldogs combined to play an entertaining contest at Hinkle Fieldhouse. DePaul erased an 11-point deficit in the final 3:46 of regulation to force overtime, only to see Jackson Aldridge…

  14. DePaul beats Northwestern on buzzer-beater from Billy Garrett Jr. (VIDEO)

    Dec 28, 2013, 12:14 AM EDT

    AP

    In the final non-conference game for both DePaul and Northwestern, each team was in desperate need of a win. Projected to finish at or near the bottom of their respective conferences, picking up a win against another power-conference team would have provided each team a much needed boost. After Dave Sobolewski — who entered the game…

  15. Conference Catchups: Villanova rules again in the Big East

    Dec 26, 2013, 11:46 AM EDT

    AP Photo

    College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences.  To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Doug McDermott, Creighton…

  16. Late Night Snacks: Baylor beats Kentucky, UC Santa Barbara proves they are legit

    Dec 7, 2013, 2:36 AM EDT

    Baylor Scott Drew

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: Baylor 67, Kentucky 62 It didn’t have the atmosphere of a game that was one of the season’s biggest to date since it was played at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, but Baylor announced themselves to the country as a top team. They did it with Kenny Chery, a Junior College transfer in…

  17. Jahii Carson is ‘questionable’ for Friday against DePaul

    Dec 5, 2013, 11:25 AM EDT

    Jahii Carson

    Arizona State had a rough weekend out in Southern California for the Wooden Legacy tournament. They went 1-2 in their three games, which included a 28-point loss to Creighton and a 60-57 loss to ACC cellar-dweller Miami. Making matters worse is that Jahii Carson managed to hurt his ankle in the process. He played through…

  18. 2013-2014 Big East Preview: Marquette’s favored, but the Big East could send seven to tourney

    Nov 4, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

    Creighton Bluejays Doug McDermott drives on the Cincinnati Bearcats Justin Jackson during the second half of their second round NCAA tournament game in Philadelphia

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  19. Combo guard Jon Davis becomes DePaul’s second 2014 commitment

    Oct 30, 2013, 7:42 PM EDT

    247Sports.com

    With their leading scorer and assist man from last season, guard Brandon Young (16.7 ppg, 4.6 apg), entering his senior season the DePaul Blue Demons were looking for some additional depth on the perimeter. On Wednesday that mission was accomplished, as 6-foot-2 combo guard Jon Davis verbally committed to attend the Big East school. The…

  20. Could this be the design for the new DePaul basketball arena? (PHOTO)

    Sep 21, 2013, 12:40 PM EDT

    Oliver Purnell

    DePaul’s new basketball arena in the city of Chicago appears to have a design going forward, according to a report Saturday morning from the Chicago Tribune. The Tribune released seven photos of artist rendered designs from the architecture firm of Pelli Clarke Pelli and the new design is expected to be recommended on Monday to…