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Back to square one for DePaul

  After a ending a season which began with promise but ended with disappointment, the DePaul Blue Demons find themselves back at square one. Not only did they finish last in the Big East for the seventh consecutive season (12-21, 3-15 Big East), they've also had difficulty breaking bad habits during that time span. Bad habits such as bad shot selection, turnovers, lack of awareness on defense and bouts ...

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How DePaul moves on without Cleveland Melvin

  On Monday it was revealed that DePaul Blue Demons forward Cleveland Melvin was no longer enrolled at the university. Melvin had been suspended since January 25th for an unspecified violation of team rules. He has missed the last four games and in that time, the Demons (10-14, 2-9 Big East) have gone 0-4. Neither the school nor Melvin has revealed the circumstances surrounding his suspension or depart ...

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Hamilton is a force to be reckoned with

  When you think of dominant DePaul big men you think of legends such as George Mikan, Terry Cummings, and Dave Corzine. You can also throw in more recent players such as Lance Williams, Steven Hunter and Andre Brown. But not since the Dave Leitao era have the Blue Demons had an opposing presence in the paint. Jerry Wainwright didn't recruit very well in that department, and Oliver Purnell had lacked f ...

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DePaul Basketball Announces It’s Non Conference Schedule

    Oliver Purnell is entering his fourth year as the men's basketball coach for DePaul   This week the men's basketball program at DePaul announced it's non-conference schedule for the upcoming 2013-2014 season. DePaul will once again begin their season on campus at the McGrath-Phillips Arena, this is will be the fourth straight season that they have done so. They will also participate in th ...

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Getting To Know Former DePaul Basketball standout Will Walker

Joining me today is one of the most recognizable names in DePaul Blue Demon Basketball history, Will Walker. PH: Since the DePaul season ended we haven't heard much from you, what are you up to these days? WW: I have been training hard everyday getting ready to play overseas but, I am not sure which country yet, my agent is working on that now though. PH: Last year at DePaul you averaged 16.2 ppg and you we ...

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8th Grader Gets College Scout Attention from DePaul, Illinois

As a teenage boy, you grow up thinking about going to play college basketball. You watch games on ESPN, CBS, Big Ten Network, or anyone other station that provides college basketball, and you dream of being there some day. Well, for 14 year old Jahil Okafor, that dream is slowly, but surely, becoming reality. During the middle of February this year, Okafor, a distant cousin of Emeka Okafor, received his fir ...

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