LaDontae Henton scored 24 points, including a basket with 1.7 seconds left, to lead Providence to a 73-71 win over DePaul on Saturday.
Russ Smith hit back-to-back baskets in overtime Saturday and No. 19 Louisville rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat DePaul 90-82, the Cardinals’ seventh win in eight games.
Freshman Jamee Crockett scored 17 of his career-high 20 points in the second half to help DePaul rally for a 69-64 victory over Rutgers on Wednesday night.
Oliver Purnell thought DePaul did everything it could with minimal help from its top two players.
Fuquan Edwin scored 24 of his career-high 28 points in the first half and No. 24 Seton Hall rolled to a 94-73 victory over DePaul on Tuesday night in its first game as a ranked team since 2001.
Maalik Wayns scored 21 points, Dominic Cheek added 20 and Villanova defeated DePaul 87-71 Sunday, snapping a three-game losing skid for the Wildcats.
Cleveland Melvin and Brandon Young scored 16 points apiece Wednesday night as DePaul beat Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 63-58 for its fifth straight win and best start in 12 seasons.
DePaul coach Oliver Purnell will take a 100-point offensive outburst any day, but he could do without Saturday’s spotty defensive play.
Trevor Mbakwe recorded his fourth double-double of the season, but it was his late defensive play that really stood out.
After a lackluster exhibition game by Krys Faber, DePaul coach Oliver Purnell regained confidence in his senior center.
Two of DePaul’s star players were named to the Big East All-Rookie team, Cleveland Melvin and Brandon Young, as the league announced all-conference honors. The stars led all BIG EAST freshmen in scoring the entire season.
DePaul is not proud to be named the Big East’s worst team, but a weak 22 point first half didn’t prove that. St. John’s stormed past the Blue Demons to add yet another loss to their suffering record.
DePaul couldn’t get their second conference win of the season on Saturday against Villanova, but the Blue Demons did give the Wildcats all they could handle.
It is tough to stay patient with a young team who hasn’t won a conference game this season, but patient is what coach Oliver Purnell continues to be with his struggling DePaul Blue Demons men’s basketball team.
DePaul sits in last place with an embarrassing record of 0-12 in the conference and 6-18 overall. West Virginia had nothing to fear facing the Blue Demons and added another loss to DePaul’s record. John […]
Notre Dame soared over DePaul Thursday night. The Irish won their fourth straight game while the Blue Demons losing streak is now nine straight.
The DePaul Blue Demons have not won a Big East game in sixteen consecutive tries, but this new look, young team aims to change that around.
The Blue Demons were only barely ahead at the half, but pulled away entering the second half. Geoff McCammon scored a career-high in points for Loyola of Chicago, but DePaul refused to fall behind.
In an almost even game, the Blue Demons and Cardinals took the game into overtime. DePaul fell to Ball State by just two points before the end of overtime, losing 79-77.
DePaul nearly lost to Central Michigan with only a two point lead with nine minutes left in the game. The Blue Demons finally pulled away and left the Chippewas behind during the final six minutes of the game to win 71-62.
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