Currently the Valpo coach, Drew would have interest, a source says.
UIC could be closing in on its next head coach.
Check out the list of potential candidates for DePaul.
“They could become as good as any school in the country in any conference,” Phelps says.
The Blue Demons need the best candidate, not necessarily someone who played at DePaul.
DePaul will hire a new coach after Purnell’s five seasons.
James Milliken scored 22 points.
Kellen Dunham scored 24 points.
James Milliken scored 18 points.
D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 19 points, and Georgetown held off DePaul.
LaDontae Henton and Kris Dunn combined for 43 points.
A D’Angelo Harrison pull-up 3-pointer off the fast break started a 12-3 run late in the game as St. John’s pulled away.
Kellen Dunham hit four 3-pointers and scored 24 points, leading No. 22 Butler over DePaul 83-73 Saturday.
Jamee Crockett scored 21 points.
Ryan Arcidiacono scored all 18 of his points in the second half and No. 7 Villanova beat DePaul 68-55 on Saturday to take the Big East lead.
Tommy Hamilton led the Blue Demons with 22 points.
A massive winter storm in the Northeast forced the move.
Myles Davis scored 25 points and Trevon Bluiett 21, both career highs, and Xavier rallied in the second half for an 89-76 victory over DePaul on Saturday.
It was DePaul’s first win on the road against Seton Hall, and it snapped a 51-game losing streak for the Blue Demons (11-8, 5-2) against ranked teams — dating to 2008, when they defeated No. 17 Villanova.
Myke Henry scored 19 and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds to help DePaul overcome an 11-point second-half deficit and beat St. John’s 71-67 in overtime on Sunday.