A DePaul University basketball jersey. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Villanova Rallies Past DePaul

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.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2015

A DePaul University basketball jersey. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hilliard Helps Villanova Slow Hot DePaul With 81-64 Win

Darrun Hilliard scored 21 points, Ryan Arcidiacono added 14 and No. 8 Villanova halted DePaul’s quick Big East start with an 81-64 rout Saturday.


Rayvonte Rice #24 of the Illinois Fighting Illini drives against Ryan Arcidiacono #15 of the Villanova Wildcats during their game at the Jimmy V Classic in Madison Square Garden on December 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Ennis Leads No. 7 Villanova Over Illinois 73-59

Dylan Ennis scored 18 points to lead No. 7 Villanova past Illinois.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014

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Stevenson Star Jalen Brunson Chooses Villanova Over Illinois

The Illini are a bridesmaid once again.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Illinois coach John Groce. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Illinois Will Play Villanova in Jimmy V Classic

The game is set for Dec. 9 at Madison Square Garden.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2014

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Emma’s Big Ten Power Rankings: In Nebraska’s Capital City, A Basketball Program Is Reborn

By Chris Emma- (CBS) Decades have passed since Nebraska had hope on the hardcourt. A team that has historically been an afterthought on its own campus — plus everywhere else — has energized a fan […]

CBS Chicago–02/24/2014

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Emma: DePaul Moving Forward Into Uncertain Future

Soon, DePaul will have some key questions to answer about its basketball program.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2014

Josh Hart  of the Villanova Wildcats drives between Brandon Young  and Forrest Robinson of the DePaul Blue Demons (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

DePaul Falls To Villanova 87-62

Darrun Hilliard scored 22 points, JayVaughn Pinkston had 14 points and 11 rebounds and No. 6 Villanova beat DePaul 87-62 on Wednesday night for its sixth straight win.


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Cleveland Melvin No Longer Enrolled At DePaul

DePaul’s leading scorer has left the program.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

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.


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Rothstein: Friday’s NCAA Tournament Primer; Picks, Best Bet For An Upset & More

Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.


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Big East: One More Time, With Feeling

The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.


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Basketball Schools Break Away From Big East

Seven Big East schools including DePaul will leave the conference and pursue a new basketball framework.


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Bernstein: Don’t Do Your Brackets Until You Read This

Ok, so the NCAA field is lame. The 68 slots are bloated with bleh, NBA scouts are muttering about the lack of future impact players, and we’re fresh off a pretty ordinary season, to put it nicely.

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Thompson: Wild Weekend Impacts Rankings, Bubble Teams

It was another court-storming weekend for college basketball. The top ranked team went down for the third week in a row.

670 The Score–02/28/2011

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Cubs’ Prospect Chooses Baseball Over Football

Matt Szczur was the first Villanova football player to be invited to the Senior Bowl since Brian Westbrook in 2002. But Szczur will pass on the Senior Bowl and a potential NFL career to return to the Chicago Cubs.