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DePaul basketball coach Oliver Purnell filled the gap on his staff created by the departure of Brian Ellerbe, announcing the hiring Monday of Renard Phillips. Phillips had been head coach at Friendship Collegiate Academy in Washington since May 2012. His...
ACC All Access: Virginia Tech coach James Johnson doesn't expect further transfers by scholarship playersWhen ACC men’s basketball media members gather in October to go about the folly of predicting an order of finish in the conference for the 2013-14 season, Virginia Tech coach James Johnson has no delusions of grandeur regarding where his team will...
NEW YORK — As has happened too often for its taste, DePaul began its Big East tournament experience on a Tuesday, casting an eye to the future instead of harboring any realistic hope for a fruitful present. Only this time there was at least...
Tribune reporterIn January, Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick called John Swofford and informed the Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner that, despite all good intentions, logistics dictated the Irish could not join that conference for next season. As of...
When push came to shove — and certainly there was plenty of pushing and shoving Wednesday night — No. 10 Louisville managed to elbow its way past DePaul with a 79-58 victory. "It was very physical," Louisville coach Rick Pitino said. "The Big...
When VCU and Butler clashed at the 2011 Final Four, a popular story line was how long their respective coaches would stick around. The Rams’ Shaka Smart was in his second season and had led them on the most improbable run in tournament history,...
WASHINGTON -- Georgetown head coach John Thompson III said his team had its worst practice of the season on Tuesday. "By far," he said Wednesday night. But freshman guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera had the best game of his young college career Wednesday,...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — During a timeout with 33 seconds left in regulation in Notre Dame's 82-78 overtime victory over DePaul on Wednesday night, coach Mike Brey noticed an unwelcome guest in the Irish huddle: self-pity. It took a seat between fatigue...
These are exciting if unsettled times for DePaul basketball, with the bright prospect of a new power conference affiliation looming around questions about a new home arena and the on-court direction of Oliver Purnell's program under the guidance of...
Seven straight road games representing the roughest part of Chicago State's Great Westward Ho of a schedule had taken the Cougars' men's basketball team from Oregon to Texas to Ohio to Las Vegas and, finally, New Jersey. On the bumpy flight home after a...
UMBC @Mount St. Mary's Saturday, 2p.m. Visiting UMBC forced 18 turnovers, including a season-high 14steals, but lost to DePaul, 69-61, in men's basketball at Allstate Arena on Saturday. Freshman Aaron Morgan led the Retrievers (2-10) with a...
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One day as Mark Aguirre was taking the L from his West Side home to DePaul for another recruiting visit that included a Cubs game, the feeling hit him. Aguirre still struggles to describe the sensation now, almost 35 years later. "I just suddenly...
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