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Mike Brey Wants Notre Dame To Be DePaul’s Foe To Open New McCormick Arena

DePaul’s new arena at McCormick Place is schedule to open in late 2017.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2015

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Emma: DePaul Goes Wrong Direction With Dave Leitao Hire

The Blue Demons bringing back the head coach who left them 10 years ago marked a change that’s no different.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2015

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Bernstein: The Sad State Of DePaul Basketball

DePaul settled in rehiring Dave Leitao as coach.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2015

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Dave Leitao Returns As DePaul Basketball Coach

Leitao coached at DePaul from 2002-’05.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2015

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Sources: Bryce Drew Is DePaul’s Top Target

Currently the Valpo coach, Drew would have interest, a source says.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Bryce Drew. (Getty Images)

Emma: DePaul Job Could Attract Prime Candidates

Check out the list of potential candidates for DePaul.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2015

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Digger Phelps: DePaul Is A ‘Sleeping Giant’

“They could become as good as any school in the country in any conference,” Phelps says.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2015

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Oliver Purnell Resigns As DePaul’s Head Coach

DePaul will hire a new coach after Purnell’s five seasons.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2015

DePaul coach Oliver Purnell. (Getty Images)

DePaul Falls To Providence, 83-72

Tommy Hamilton led the Blue Demons with 22 points.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015


Colorado Blows Past DePaul, 82-68

Askia Booker scored 27 points to lead the Buffaloes.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2014

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Oregon State Rolls Past DePaul 90-59

Oregon State guard Malcolm Duvivier said the Beavers have had a major shift this season under new coach Wayne Tinkle. “We’re being a nightmare for (opponents) on defense. I just think our mindset has changed,” Duvivier said.


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Baffoe: What Do The Kids Protesting DePaul’s Athletic Department Know?

A group of DePaul students held a protest over what they feel are severe shortcomings by their school’s athletic department when it comes to handling cases of sexual violence.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

Ben Brust hits a three against American in the NCAA Tournament. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Hoge: Brust, Kaminsky Represent The Illinois Products Who Got Away

There are no Illinois teams in the NCAA Tournament, but there are plenty of Illinois products.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2014

Guard Josh Hart of Villanova Wildcats dunks the ball against DePaul Blue Demons. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

No. 6 Villanova Romps Past DePaul, 88-62

James Bell had 17 points and eight rebounds, Ryan Arcidiacono scored 14 points, and No. 6 Villanova won its fifth straight game, 88-62 over DePaul on Saturday.


State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Arenas Could Spark Recruiting Rebirth For Illinois, DePaul

Remarkably, for the third year in a row, the Windy City is home to the No. 1 high school basketball player in America, with rising Whitney Young senior Jahlil Okafor following in the large footsteps of prior Public League phenoms Jabari Parker (2013) and Anthony Davis (2012).

670 The Score–06/14/2013

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Wisch: Is DePaul’s New Arena A Win For The Students?

In any case, however, the question of who ultimately foots the bill isn’t the one I’m interested in delving into today. Rather, it’s this: Is DePaul’s new arena actually a good thing for its students?

670 The Score–05/18/2013

East view of plans for two new hotels and a 10,000-seat arena near McCormick Place. (Source: City of Chicago)

DePaul Arena Part Of Larger Plan To Revamp McCormick Place, Navy Pier

City Hall has unveiled plans to build a new arena for DePaul basketball at McCormick Place, as part of larger plans to upgrade the convention center and redesign much of Navy Pier.


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Wisch: Numbers Don’t Add Up For DePaul Arena’s Naming Rights

So, Mayor Rahm Emanuel reportedly has a $300 million plan to build new basketball arena at McCormick Place and bring the DePaul Blue Demons back into the city after more than 30 years in Rosemont.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2013

Moses Morgan. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Four DePaul Players Receive Permission To Transfer

After another disappointing season that included just two Big East wins, four DePaul players have received permission to seek a transfer to a different school.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2013

DePaul Blue Demons mascot. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

DePaul Set To Play In New League As Big East, Catholic 7 Officially Split

The Big East and the so-called “Catholic 7”, which includes DePaul, officially announced their much-anticipated split Friday, which will become effective July 1.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2013