Oliver Purnell

Tony Freeland

DePaul Gets First Loss Of New Year Against Georgetown

DePaul had a rough start Saturday entering the new year as they played Georgetown. After falling short in the first half, the Blue Demons pushed for a second half comeback but only gave the Hoyas a scare.


Jeremiah Kelly

Blue Demons Defeat Florida Atlantic

The DePaul Blue Demons took a 14 point lead over the Florida Atlantic Owls during the first half and finished the game nine points ahead. This makes it the third straight victory for DePaul.


IL: West Virginia v DePaul

Blue Demons Have Easy Season Opener

The DePaul Blue Demons defeated Chicago State for their season opener. This earned DePaul’s new coach Oliver Purnell his first win at DePaul also.


Louisville v DePaul

Harris: DePaul’s Lack Of Experience A Factor Going Into Opener Sunday

by Adam Harris  Lincoln Park, IL – One of the most important questions going into this year’s DePaul Blue Demon’s basketball season is lack of experience, and Blue Demon Head Coach Oliver Purnell addressed that issue today. “I […]


John Shurna

Hoge: Chicago-Area Basketball Preview

It’s an idea that makes a lot of sense, but has never gained any steam. Why don’t all of the Chicago-area college basketball teams play each other in a yearly challenge?

670 The Score–11/03/2010

Oliver Purnell

Hoge: Critics Fueling Purnell’s Quest To Turn DePaul Around

New DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell has already heard plenty of naysayers doubt his efforts to turnaround the DePaul basketball program. It is that doubt that fuels Purnell to restore DePaul to the program that it once was.

670 The Score–10/26/2010

Jeremiah Kelly

DePaul Picked To Finish Last In Preseason Poll

The DePaul Blue Demons start their season on November 14th against Chicago State. When they do, they’ll do so with low expectations from coaches around the Big East. The Blue Demons were picked to finish […]


U.S. Cellular has plenty of room for activities this weekend

Sox games Friday, Saturday and Sunday against the Yankees at U.S. Cellular Field will be big games on the field. The Sox will be trying to catch, or at least keep pace with, the Minnesota […]


Brian Ellerbe

Brian Ellerbe Joins DePaul’s Coaching Staff

CHICAGO — Former Michigan coach Brian Ellerbe has been hired as an assistant at DePaul. Ellerbe spent last season as an assistant at George Washington after an eight-year absence from the sideline. He was fired […]

670 The Score–05/05/2010

Mac Koshwal

Forward Koshwal Leaving DePaul For NBA

CHICAGO — DePaul forward Mac Koshwal has applied to enter the NBA Draft and will not return to school for his senior season. The school said Tuesday night that Koshwal went through the draft evaluation […]

670 The Score–04/13/2010

Oliver Purnell

DePaul Hires Clemson’s Purnell

CHICAGO — Vowing to make DePaul “Chicago’s team” again, Clemson’s Oliver Purnell simply couldn’t resist the urge to restore a storied program and became the Blue Demons’ coach on Tuesday. He leaves behind a stunned […]

670 The Score–04/06/2010