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FEBRUARY 1

Volume 1 Issue 53 NEXT UP

MEN’S HOOPS - 1966

WOMEN’S HOOPS -2009

The Blue Demons reach the century mark in a 100-79 win against a Lou Watson- led Indiana Hoosiers team. The 1965-1966 Blue Demons was a high-scoring group, averaging more than 75 points per game. This senior-laden team was balanced with each starter averaging double figures. Don Swanson (18 ppg), Errol Palmer (12.6 ppg), Dave Mills (13 ppg), Tom Meyer (14.1 ppg), and Terry Flanagan (11 ppg) all contributed to the Blue Demons 18-8 season. In addition, Palmer holds sixth place on DePaul all-time rebounding list with 874 rebounds. Palmer’s teammate, Dave Mills holds 25th place on the DePaul all-time rebounding list with 614 career rebounds.

Sam Quigley led a trio of Blue Demons in double figures as DePaul topped West Virginia,74-56, on February 1, 2009 in BIG EAST Conference action at McGrath-Phillips Arena. Felicia Chester and Natasha Williams both added 14 points. Quigley led DePaul with a career-high six assists. The Blue Demons enjoyed a successful season with a 23-10 overall record, 10-6 in the BIG EAST, and tied fourth in the conference. Quigley finished her career with 1,273 career points. In addition, Qugiley earned All-American honors following DePaul’s record-breaking season in 2010-11.

Hoopla will feature trivia questions about Blue Demon History for men and women’s basketball. To win you will need to answer both questions correctly. Each week’s winner will be published in the Friday Hoopla. In case of multiple winners, a drawing will be held among the winning entries. This week’s winner receives a Blue Demon NIKE Messenger Bag. Men’s Basketball Because of DePaul’s George Mikan, what rule did the NCAA institute in 1944? Women’s Basketball What player is the program’s all-time leading free throw shooter at 85.6%? CLICK HERE to submit your answer.

PET OF THE WEEK: Want your pet to be a Blue Demon Star. Send their picture and they

have a chance to be featured as DePaul Athletic Development’s HOOPLA Pet of the Week. To submit your pet of the week picture, email Mario Stula at mstula1@depaul.edu

Men’s Hoops

Women’s Hoops

vs. St. John’s Feb 1, 7:30 p.m.

vs. Notre Dame February 5, 12 p.m.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NOVEMBER 1 vs. Illinois Wesleyan (exhibition) W, 92-59 5 vs. St. Xavier (exhibition) W, 112-47 Maggie Dixon Classic (Chicago, Ill.) 11 DePaul vs. Saint Mary’s W, 96-68 12 vs. Samford W, 86-57 Jack-in-the-Box Rainbow Wahine Classic 18 vs. San Diego State L, 82-74 19 vs. Portland W, 90-64 20 at Hawai’i W, 90-65 27 at Northwestern W, 88-72 DECEMBER 3 vs. Loyola W, 70-65 7 vs. St. John’s * W, 69-52 9 vs. SIUE W, 75-65 Maggie Dixon Classic (New York, N.Y.) 11 vs. Tennessee L, 84-61 13 at Princeton W, 78-67 16 vs. Arizona State W, 73-54 19 at Illinois State W, 93-67 22 Southern Illinois W, 93-67 31 vs. Northern Illinois W, 65-46 JANUARY 03 at Georgetown * W, 59-50 07 at Providence * L, 60-52 14 vs. Pittsburgh * W, 86-83 17 at USF * L, 66-63 21 vs. Connecticut * L, 88-44 24 at Rutgers * L, 65-64 28 at Seton Hall * W, 71-59 31 vs. Louisville * W, 86-61 FEBRUARY 5 at Notre Dame * noon 8 vs. Villanova * 7 p.m. 12 vs. Marquette * 1:30 p.m. 18 at West Virginia * 3 p.m. 21 vs. Syracuse * 8 p.m. 25 at Louisville * 11 a.m. 27 vs. Cincinnati * 7 p.m. MARCH 2-6 BIG EAST Championship MEN’S BASKETBALL NOVEMBER 5 vs. Lewis - Exhibition W, 70-63 11 vs. UT-Pan American - McGrath-Phillips Arena W, 91-72 14 vs. Mississippi Valley State - McGrath-Phillips Arena W, 80-70 Old Spice Classic - Orlando 24 vs. Minnesota Orlando, Fla. L, 86-85 25 Texas Tech W, 76-70 27 Arizona State W, 68-64 DECEMBER BIG EAST/SEC Challenge 1 vs. Mississippi L, 70-68 5 vs. Milwaukee L, 87-76 7 at Loyola-Chicago W, 69-58 10 vs. Chicago State W, 102-95 14 at Northern Illinois W, 75-52 17 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff - McGrath-Phillips Arena W, 81-62 21 vs. Cal Poly W, 63-56 JANUARY 1 vs. Syracuse * L, 87-68 5 vs. Pittsburgh * W, 84-81 08 at Villanova * L, 87-71 10 at Seton Hall * L, 94-73 14 at Louisville * L, 76-59 17 vs. Georgetown * L, 83-75 22 vs. USF * L, 75-59 25 at Rutgers * W, 69-64 FEBRUARY 1 vs. St. John’s * 7:30 p.m. 4 at Cincinnati * 6 p.m. 6 vs. Marquette * 8 p.m. 11 at Notre Dame * 11 a.m. 15 at Connecticut * 6 p.m. 18 vs. Louisville * 11 a.m. 20 at St. John’s * 8 p.m. 25 vs. Providence * 1 p.m. 28 at West Virginia * 6 p.m. MARCH 3 vs. Seton Hall * 5 p.m. 6-10 BIG EAST Championship

CONTACT INFORMATION

Toby Thad Dohrn

Abraham Luke Rygh

Fronzie Jackie Belcaster

Champions Club 773-325-7240 Athletic Ticket Office 773-325-SLAM www.depaulbluedemons.com On-Line Giving:

https://alumni.depaul.edu/give/GivingForm.


Story submitted by Fred Radakovitz On St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 1978, DePaul defeated Louisville and the “doctors of dunk” on a hook shot from the free-throw line by Dave Corzine with three seconds remaining in double-overtime. In that game, Dave Corzine passed George Mikan to become DePaul’s third all-time career-scoring leader, as well as scoring a personal single-game record of 46 points.

VS. USF

JAN. 23, ALLSTATE ARENA

Powered by the “Iron Five”, the 1979 squad put on a late season run that ignited the nation’s interest in the “little school by the L.” The national semifinal pitted the Blue Demons against Indiana State and Larry Bird. Watkins played all 40 minutes with a bad knee, injured late in the UCLA game, but Bird proved to be too much as DePaul went toe-to-toe with the Sycamores before succumbing, 76-74. Dave Corzine with Fred Radakovitz at post-game party on March 17, 1978 in Lawrence, Kan.. Corzine finished his career at DePaul as the all-time leading rebounder and third all-time leading scoreer, Dave helped the Blue Demons to two NCAA Tournaments, including a Elite Eight appearance in 1978.

nity outreach.

VS. LOUISVILLE

JANUARY 31, - MCGRATH-PHILLIPS ARENA

Corzine went on to play in the NBA from 1978-91. Corzine currently works as assistant to the athletics director for commuVS. USF

Gary Garland and Fred Radakovitz at post-game party on March 17, 1978 in Lawrence, Kan. Garland played for the Blue Demons from 1975-79. Garland helped DePaul to three NCAA Tournament appearances including the 1979 Final Four. In addition, Garland earned NCAA Tournament All-Region honors in 1978 and 1979 and was the Most Valuable Player of the West Regional in 1979. Garland was named the Music Man by his teammates and often sang the National Anthem before Blue Demon Games.

VS. LOUISVILLE

Since his playing days ended, Garland has continued with music career, serving as a backup singer to his half-sister, Whitney Houston. Curtis Watkins and Fred Radakovitz at post-game party on March 17, 1978 in Lawrence, Kan. Watkins played for the Blue Demons from 1975-79. Watkins helped the Blue Demons to three NCAA Tournament appearances, including the 1979 Final Four. Watkins finished his career 10th on the DePaul all-time rebounding list with 810 rebounds.

DEPAUL VS INDIANA STATE 1979 DePaul Athletic Development Staff

Thad Dohrn Lemone Lampley Jennifer Thomas Marge Mazik Mario Stula

773-325-1456 773-325-7534 773-325-8604 773-325-7240 773-325-2147

MAKE A GIFT!


ST. JOHN’S RED STORM (9-12, 3-6 BIG EAST) OVERALL: 9-12 BIG EAST: 3-6 AP POLL: -COACHES POLL: -LAST GAME: L, 83-76 at Duke NEXT GAME: Feb. 4 at Syracuse

THE OPPONENT NOTES

St. John’s enters Wednesday’s game at 9-12 overall and 3-6 in BIG EAST play... the Red Storm stepped out of league play on Saturday and dropped an 83-76 decision at Duke... a 78-62 win over West Virginia on Jan. 25 snapped a four-game skid that saw St. John’s drop games against Marquette (83-64), Georgetown (69-49), USF (64-49) and Villanova (79-76, OT)... Moe Harkless leads the team with 16.6 points and 8.8 rebounds per game...he picked up BIG EAST Rookie of the Week honors this week after posting a 30-point, 13-rebound double-double at Duke and a 23-point, 11-rebound double-double against West Virginia... D’Angelo Harrison adds 15.8 points per game and God’sgift Achiuwa averages 10.3 points and 6.4 boards per outing... head coach Steve Lavin is in his second season leading the St. John’s program.

THE SERIES: 28th MEETING

Wednesday is the 28th meeting between the two programs... DePaul holds a 14-13 advantage in the series... St. John’s has won each of the last four meetings... in BIG EAST play, the Red Storm has won five of eight meetings... the last meeting at Allstate Arena on Mar. 5, 2010 saw the two sides to triple overtime before the Red Storm outlasted the Blue Demons, 90-82... St. John’s is one of three BIG EAST teams DePaul plays twice this season...the Blue Demons travel to Queens on Feb. 20.

THE LAST MEETING

A 12-0 run late in the first half opened up a 33-14 lead for St. John’s and the Red Storm never looked back in a 76-51 victory on Feb. 23, 2001 at Carnesecca Arena... St. John’s led by as many as 30 points in the second half and combined to shoot .544 as a team while holding DePaul to a .309 team field goal percentage... Dwight Hardy led St. John’s with 21 points while D.J. Kennedy added an 11-point, 10-rebound double-double... Cleveland Melvin was the lone DePaul player in double-figures with 16 points in what would be his final game of the 2010-11 season.. Melvin injured his left thumb in the game and missed the last four games of the season due to the injury.

SERIES INFORMATION

Overall...............................................DePaul leads 14-13 at DePaul...........................................DePaul leads 6-3 First Meeting......................................Jan. 27, 1932 at St. John’s Last meeting......................................Feb. 23, 2011 at St. John’s Result................................................St. John’s W, 76-51 Oliver Purnell vs. St. John’s...............0-1


DEPAUL BLUE DEMONS (2-6, BIG EAST, 11-9 OVERALL) STARTERS:

DePaul looks to put back-to-back BIG EAST wins together on Wednesday night when St. John’s visits Allstate Arena. The Blue Demons and Red Storm are scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. start in Rosemont. DePaul is 11-9 overall and 2-6 in BIG EAST play while St. John’s stands at 9-12 overall and 3-6 in league action. The two Vincentian universities (of just four in the world) meets for the 28th time on Wednesday and all of the action can be heard on WSCR 670 The Score in Chicago with Zach Zaidman (play-by-play) and Laurence Holmes (analyst) providing the audio description. The game will be televised on The U Too in Chicago as part of the BIG EAST Network with Mike Gleason (play-by-play) and Dickey Simpkins (analyst) calling the action courtside. For Chicagoland viewers watching with an antenna, the over-the-air digital position is The U Too 26.2. Chicagoland cable subscribers can see The U Too on Comcast 248, RCN 35 and WOW 170. Audio streaming of the radio call and live stats are also available online at www.depaulbluedemons.com. In-game scoring updates and notes can be followed as well at www.twitter.com/depaulsid. The St. John’s game opens a stretch of three games in six days for the Blue Demons. Following the St. John’s game on Wednesday, DePaul travels to Cincinnati for a Saturday night game at Fifth Third Arena. The Blue Demons return to Allstate Arena just over 48 hours later to face Marquette on Monday, Feb. 6. Start time for the DePaul-Marquette game is scheduled for 8 p.m. at Allstate Arena.

NOTING THE BLUE DEMONS

The men’s basketball program is 1,383-870 (.615) all-time... the Blue Demons have knocked down at least one three-pointer in 568 straight games... DePaul’s last game without a three was Feb. 16, 1993 against UAB at Allstate Arena... the Blue Demons are 310-137 (.694) all-time in Rosemont... DePaul is 6-1 (.857) all-time in games at McGrath-Phillips Arena... DePaul’s 9-3 start during the non-conference schedule was the best through 12 games since the 1999-00 squad also started 9-3... over the last 25 seasons, only three teams have started with nine or more wins in the first 12 games... the Blue Demons currently hold a seven-game winning streak against Chicagoland programs that includes victories over Chicago State, UIC, Loyola and Northern Illinois... in each of Oliver Purnell’s two seasons at DePaul, the Blue Demons have faced three Chicagoland opponents during the non-conference portion of the schedule with wins in each meeting... Cleveland Melvin and Brandon Young have each scored at least 20 points in five games this season... the Blue Demons are 3-2 in those games... DePaul is 7-0 this season with at least four players in double-figures and 4-1 with 10 or more three-pointers.

IT COULD HAPPEN:

A win would give DePaul back-to-back BIG EAST wins for the first time since the start of the 2007-08 conference schedule... the Blue Demons started that league slate with an 84-76 win against Villanova and a 70-65 decision against Providence... Cleveland Melvin needs one blocked shots to move in a tie for 16th all-time at DePaul... Jeremiah Kelly needs three steals for 150 career...the three steals would also move him up to eighth all-time at DePaul... a loss would give DePaul three straight home losses for the first time this season.

BRANDON COULD JOIN ROD:

With seven assists, sophomore Brandon Young could be the first player since Rod Strickland to record at least 100 assists in each of his freshman and sophomore seasons at DePaul. Strickland (1985-88) dished out 159 assists as a freshman in 1985-86 and 196 assists during his sophomore season in 1986-87. Young totaled 115 assists during his rookie campaign last season and enters the St. John’s game with 93 assists this season. Junior-college transfer Joe Daughrity accomplished the feat in his two seasons with DePaul as a junior and senior. He totaled 134 assists in 1990-91 and 145 helpers in 199192 after transferring from Oxnard CC.


MANY DREAMS. ONE MISSION. - THE CAMPAIGN FOR DEPAUL UNIVERSITY

The Many Dreams, One Mission Campaign for DePaul University is an historic initiative undertaken in support of one of America’s great universities. It will ensure that DePaul continues to deliver on our founding promise: an excellent education for any talented student who seeks it. The Campaign supports dreams. Students come to DePaul from across the country and around the world. Their dreams are manycand varied, individual to each, as our students come from all stations in life. Many are the first in their family to attend college. The realization of their dreams gives rise to new dreams and strong communities.The Campaign supports DePaul’s mission, a mission which blends opportunity and excellence, inquiry and discovery, service to the individual and benefit to the larger community. It is manifested in the work that goes on here every day, in libraries, classrooms, laboratories, practice rooms and on the stage in hours of solitude and moments of connection

ATHLETICS CAPITAL CAMPAIGN NEARS $9.5 MILLION MARK

WAYS TO CONTRIBUTE

PHONE You can make your gift by phone to Development Associate Marge Mazik at 773-325-7240. We accept MasterCard, American Express, VISA and Discover. MAIL Make your check payable to DePaul University, and send your gift to: DePaul University Office of Development 1 East Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604-2287

Athletics provides an avenue of opportunity for students at DePaul. Athletics also helps build community and enhance DePaul’s reputation locally and nationally. As part of DePaul’s $250 million Many Dreams. One Mission. Campaign, Athletics is charged with raising $15.3 million. Strategically, goals have been set to raise the gifts to support scholarship endowment, facility improvements and programmatic support. As of January 24, DePaul Athletics had raised $9.3 million dollars.

ONLINE Use our secure online form to make a credit card gift or pledge. CLICK HERE

INSURE OPPORTUNITY FOR TOMORROW, TODAY THROUGH SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENTS

ADDITIONAL WAYS TO GIVE DePaul University offers other ways to give, including: electronic funds transfers, recurring credit card charges and stock transfers. For more information, call Mark Burns, 312-3625651.

DePaul Athletics fundraising efforts have focused on endowing scholarship and programming needs. Annually athletics spends nearly $5 million on scholarship expenses for its more than 200 studentathletes. By endowing scholarships, DePaul Athletics has the opportunity to enhance scholarships in some sports and redistribute available funding to maximize the department’s resources. A named scholarship requires a gift of $50,000. All gifts can be made in pledges over five years. Planned giving opportunities are also available. For more information, call Thad Dohrn at 773-3257240.

BLUE DEMON FANS NAMES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FOR DOUG BRUNO

ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DEPAUL ATHLETICS

DePaul Athletics is proud to announce the establishment of the Doug Bruno Endowed Scholarship through the generosity of Heather Nichols Carmody and her husband Dan Carmody. The scholarship annually will provide a scholarship opportunity to a women’s basketball studentathlete.

Fr. Thomas Munster, C.M. Fund (Women’s Athletics) Ray Meyer Endowed Scholarship Fund (MBB) Marge Meyer Endowed Scholarship Fund (MBB) Frank McGrath Endowed Scholarship Fund (MBB) Clyde Bradshaw Endowed Scholarship Fund (MBB) deAnda Family Endowed Scholarship Fund (MBB) Anne LaVigne Endowed Scholarship Fund (MBB)

Heather Nichols Carmody has been a long-time supporter of Blue Demon women’s basketball. She is a partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP where she is a member of the Corporate Department. She concentrates her practice on family office, high-level individual and entity tax planning, estate planning and asset protection planning.

Maggie Dixon Endowed Scholarship Fund (WBB) Barbara Atsaves Pabst Endowed Scholarship Fund (WBB) Kathy Booker Endowed Scholarship Fund (WBB)

Carmody is a Double Demon, earning degrees in Commerce and Law, respectively. She earned her B.S. in accounting as part of DePaul’s Strobel’s Honors Program. She and her husband, Dan, live in Lincoln Park with their two daughters and dog. The Doug Bruno Endowed Scholarship is the sixth named scholarship that benefits Blue Demon women’s basketball. Bruno’s name is added to a list of other women’s basketball endowed scholarships that include the Barbara Atsaves Pabst, Maggie Dixon, Kathy Booker, Gary & Linda Koche, as well as the Kohler-Hanks Family. Fans can add to any of these endowments through the Champions Club Gift card. For more information, call Thad Dohrn at 773-325-7240.

Kohler-Hanks Endowed Scholarship Funds (MBB/WBB) Gary & Linda Koche Endowed Scholarship Men’s or Women’s Basketball in Commerce

Men’s Soccer Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund Ernie & Mimi Wish Endowed Scholarship Fund (Men’s Soccer) Ernie & Mimi Wish Endowed Scholarship Fund (Women’s Soccer) Ernie & Mimi Wish Endowed Scholarship Fund (Softball) Fr. Austin Minogue, C.M. Golf Endowment (Golf) Ernie Wish Endowed Scholarship Fund (Golf) Pat Savage Endowed Scholarship Fund (Track & Field) Michael Hie Endowed Scholarship (Manager) Edward J. Fellin CPA Endowed Scholarship Fund Student-athlete in accountancy with preference to MBB or WBB

Athene Kopoulos Memorial Endowed Scholarship Student-athlete in commerce

Hein Family Endowed Scholarship (S/A in Commerce) Student-athlete in commerce

Wilke Family Endowed Scholarship Volleyball Student-Athlete Studying Commerce Spirit of DePaul Scholarship (Benefitting a Senior Walk-on)


Today’s picture of the day features former DePaul head coach and son of a legend Ray Meyer, Joey Meyer. BE A PART OF PHOTO OF THE DAY - Send your favorite Blue Demon Photo to mstula1@depaul.edu and have a chance to be featured on Fan Picture Friday.

Upcoming Events

Alumni Center Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Address & Phone Number: 2400 N. Sheffield Ave., Ste. 150

Chicago, IL 60614 Ph: (773) 325-8390 Toll-free: (800) 437-1898

February 2 Young Alumni Sake Tasting Time: 6 p.m. Link: http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_id=1379

February 18 Men’s Game vs Louisville: Pregame Reception & Game Time: 9:45 a.m. Link: http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_id=1369

February 12 Women’s Basketball vs Marquette: Pregame Reception & Game Time: 12:30 p.m Link: http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_id=1372

February 18 Men’s Game vs Louisville: Pregame Reception ONLY Time: 9:45 a.m. Link: http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_id=1368

February 15 Alumni Game Watch in Denver Time: 5:00p.m. Link: http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_ id=1414


D-CLUB TO UNVEIL LEGEND’S LOUNGE FOR MEN’S BASKETBALL

In an effort to better serve D-Club members that support Blue Demon Athletics, the Legend’s Lounge was created in the Southwest Corner of Allstate Arena. Open at tip-off for every home men’s game, D-Club members who purchase a season ticket and/or make a Champions Club level gift are eligible to hangout in the Legend’s Lounge.

D-CLUB CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The Lounge will provide a place for D-Club members to enjoy friends and teammates for all DePaul men’s basketball games. Those D-Club members who are eligible to attend the Legend’s Lounge will be admitted through a list and will be given a drink ticket for two drinks for each game. Additionally snacks will be available for D-Club members and their guests. Additional drinks will be available for purchase.

MEN’S BASKETBALL ALUMNI DAY

DePaul Men’s Basketball alumni are invited to return for Men’s Basketball Alumni Day when DePaul plays Louisville on February 18. Complimentary tickets and a brunch will be provided for men’s basketball alumni, managers and guests. Men’s Basketball Alumni are invited to meet in the Champions Club Room (Skyline Room) North of Allstate Arena. The doors will open at 9:45 and brunch will be served.

Feb. 12. Women’s Basketball Alumnae Day DePaul vs. Marquette, 1:30 p.m. Student Center: 12:30 p.m.

It promises to be a special day as alumni will be invited to be recognized in the Champions Club Room, and join the current team on the floor for the national anthem and recognized during a special halftime presentation.Following the game, plans are in order for an ice cream social with Coach Purnell and the Blue Demons.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ALUMNAE DAY

DePaul Women’s Basketball alumnae are invited to return for Women’s Basketball Alumni Day when DePaul plays Marquette on February 12 at 1 p.m. Complimentary tickets and a lunch will be provided for Women’s Basketball alumnae, managers and their guests.

Feb. 18 Men’s Basketball Alumni Day DePaul vs. Louisville, 11 a.m. Champions Club Room: 9:45 a.m.

Women’s Basketball Alumnae are invited to meet for the pre-game reception on the Second Floor of the DePaul Student Center. The doors will open at 12:30 and lunch will be served. Soda and water will be complimentary and beer is available at a cash bar. Coach Bruno will give a chalk-talk around 1 p.m. For Alumni Days, Alumni and their guests will Tickets will be available for pick-up at the pre-game reception. receive complimentary lunch.

Stula’s Time 12 min and 20 sec Play On-Line - CLICK HERE Submit your score. CLICK HERE


CHAMPIONS CLUB ROOM MENU MEN’S BASKETBALL

Date Feb. 1 Feb. 6 Feb.18 Feb. 25 March 3

Opponent St. John’s * Marquette * Louisville * Providence * Seton Hall *

Menu Pasta, Salad Build your own Burger Brucnh Menu Chicken Fajitas Build your own sandwich

CHAMPIONS CLUB ROOM SCHEDULE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Date Feb. 8 Feb. 12 Feb. 21 Feb. 27

Opponent vs. Villanova * vs. Marquette * vs. Syracuse * vs. Cincinnati *

Location DePaul Student Center DePaul Student Center DePaul Student Center DePaul Student Center

Champions Club Room Details

Champions Club Room Details

Doors Open: Doors opens 75 minutes before tip-off

Doors Open: Doors opens 60 minutes before tip-off

Eligibility: Must be current Champions Club member or D-Club member. Alumni may attend special Alumni Association Dates

Eligibility: Must be current Champions Club member or D-Club member. Alumni may attend special Alumni Association Dates

All Meals: $10 for adults - $5 for Children 14 and under. Cash bar is available. Complimentary snacks will be included.

All Meals: $10 for adults - $5 for Children 14 and under

Reservations: All reservations need to be made at least 48 hours in advance by calling 773-325-7240. Directions: Champions Club Room is in Skyline Room North of Allstate Arena. Entrance is adjacent to ticket office on Lunt Ave.

DOWNTOWN DEMON LUNCHEONS

Cliff Dwellers - 200 S. Michigan 22nd Floor

February 23 Dates subject to change

Doors open at 11:30 - Program Begins at noon Awesome Buffet - $25 Enjoy A Blue Demon lunch on the 22nd floor and get the inside scoop on DePaul Hoops. 773-325-2740 - mmazik@depaul.edu

Reservations: All reservations need to be made at least 48 hours in advance by calling 773-325-7240. Directions: Student Center - Second floor in DePaul Student Center at 2250 N. Sheffield.

DePaul is pleased to announce a new benefit for President’s Club members: exclusive access to pregame receptions before all men’s and women’s basketball Big East home games in 2012! The new “President’s Club Room” at Allstate Arena will open Jan. 1, 2012, when the men’s team takes on Syracuse. The club room will offer complimentary refreshments, “chalk talks” with men’s basketball staff, and special visits from DePaul administration. President’s Club members and their spouse/significant other are welcome to attend the pregame receptions free of charge starting one hour prior to tip-off in the Southeast Party Room. Additional guests are welcome to attend for $20 per person. Preregistration options will be available closer to the first game, so check back for more details this winter. Also, there will be pregame receptions on the Lincoln Park Campus for all women’s basketball Big East home games as well, and President’s Club members are encouraged to attend! For more information, please contact Janine Bruno at (312) 362-8573.

PRESIDENT’S CLUB ROOM SCHEDULE MEN’S BASKETBALL Date Opponent Feb. 1 St. John’s Feb. 6 Marquette Feb.18 Louisville Feb. 25 Providence March 3 Seton Hall

President’s Club Room Details

Doors Open: Doors opens 60 minutes before tip-off when doors open. Eligibility: Must be current President’s Club member. All Meals: Complimentary snacks and beverages will be available to President’s Club member and their significant other. Additional guests are available for $20. Reservations: All reservations are suggested at least 48 hours in advance by calling 312-362-8573. Directions: President’s Club Room is in the Southeast Party Room on South Concourse of Allstate Arena.


NEW AT ALLSTATE ARENA Fans will enjoy a new look and more of a DePaul atmosphere throughout the concourses at Allstate Arena. The rich history and tradition of Blue Demon Basketball will be on display throughout the arena. A new KIDZone will occupy southeast corner, complete with a Boot N’ Shoot pop shot game, Demon House bouncer for all little Demons, poster making and face tattoo stations. Fans can also pose with a life size cut out of their favorite Blue Demon. In addition, pre-game photo opportunities with DIBs the Blue Demon mascot for every game. A new Fan Zone will occupy the refurbished area in the east concourse where fans can gather pre-game or at halftime for refreshments and lively conversation. And last but not least, a new Demon rules the tunnel on the west end of the stadium!

NEW AT MCGRATH-PHILLIPS ARENA

A new scoreboard with a 10-foot video screen is coming in December, complete with a three-camera production capability. A new KIDZone will occupy a portion of the Hall of Fame foyer with the new Boot N’ Shoot pop-a-shot game (for SELECT games), poster making and face tattoo stations. Fans can also pose with a life size cut- out of their favorite Blue Demon. In addition, pregame photo opportunities with DIBs the Blue Demon mascot for every game.

DEPAUL WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

DEPAUL MEN’S BASKETBALL

$5 Tickets Available Coach Doug Bruno and your #18 Ranked DePaul Women’s Basketball Team welcome some of the nation’s best teams to Chicago this BIG EAST season. Bring out your team to enjoy the intimate atmosphere at McGrath-Phillips Arena in Lincoln Park and cheer on the Blue Demons. $5 tickets are available for your youth basketball team, family and friends. Groups of 10 or more will receive a scoreboard message welcoming your team to the game. 2012 Youth Basketball Team Days with DePaul Women’s Basketball - $5 Tickets

$8 or $5 tickets for YOUR Team and Family Blue Demons Fans: Showcase DePaul and BIG EAST Basketball to your Youth Team (8th Grade and Younger) this season at the Allstate Arena. Enjoy game tickets for only $5 or $8 each when you book a group outing for your team this year. Bring along the whole family and some friends as they’ll get to enjoy the same discount as well. Groups of 10 or more will receive a scoreboard message welcoming your team to the game.

Sunday, February 12th vs. Marquette @ 1:30 p.m. McGrathPhillips Arena Click Here for Women’s Basketball Youth Team Day Order Form

Ticket Office Contacts Jay Finnerty..................................................... 773-325-7544 Marty Murphy................................................... 773-325-7535

**Per NCAA Rules: Special $8 or $5 Youth Tickets are not available for High School Aged Students and Groups. 2012 Youth Basketball Team Days with DePaul Men’s Basketball - $8 Tickets 100-Level Seating or $5 Tickets 200-Level Seating Saturday, February 18th vs. Louisville @ 11am ALLSTATE ARENA Click Here for Men’s Basketball Youth Team Day Order


ST. JOHN’S RED STORM # 1 3 4 11 12 15 22 23 25 30 31 40 55

NAME Phil Greene God’sgift Achiuwa Moe Harkless D’Angelo Harrison Trai Donaldson Sir’Dominic Pointer Amir Garrett Anteh Ayree Gerard Rivers Jamal White Malik Stith Sam Sealy Boris Brakalov

COACHING STAFF

POS G F G/F G G G/F G/F G/F G G G F G

HT 6-2 6-8 6-8 6-3 6-0 6-5 6-6 6-2 6-0 6-4 5-11 6-8 6-2

CL Fr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr Fr. Jr. Jr. Fr. Sr.

Head Coach: Steve Lavin Assistant Coaches: Mike Dunlap, Tony Chiles, Rico Hines Director of Basketball Operations: Moe Hicks

HOMETOWN/PREVIOUS SCHOOL(s) Chicago, Ill. (IMG Academy (Fla.)) Port Harcourt, River States, Nigeria (Erie C.C. (N.Y.)) Queens, N.Y. (South Kent (Conn.)) Missouri City, Texas (Dulles) Tampa, Fla. (Alonso) Detroit, Mich. (Quality Education Academy (N.C.) Los Angeles, Calif. (Bridgton Academy (Maine) Fairburn, Ga. (Arlington Christian) Lancaster, Calif. (Paraclete) Roosevelt, N.Y. (LIU) Hempstead, N.Y. (Bridgton Academy (Maine) Medford, N.Y. (Longwood) Sofia, Bulgaria (National Trade and Banking)


DEPAUL NUMERICAL ROSTER #

NAME

0 2 5 10 11 12 15 20 21 23 32 33

Worrel Clahar Edwind McGhee Joe Belcaster Derrell Robertson Jr. Jeremiah Kelly Cleveland Melvin Moses Morgan Brandon Young Jamee Crockett Donnavan Kirk Charles McKinney Krys Faber

COACHING STAFF

POS HT G G G C G F F G F F G C

5-11 6-3 6-2 6-10 6-0 6-8 6-6 6-3 6-4 6-9 6-3 6-10

Head Coach: Oliver Purnell Associate Head Coach: Ron Bradley Assistant Coaches: Brian Ellerbe, Billy Garrett Director of Basketball Operations: Andy Farrell

CL

HOMETOWN/PREVIOUS SCHOOL(s)

Jr. So. Jr. Fr. Sr. So. So. So. Fr. So. Fr. Sr.

Brooklyn, N.Y. (Sound Doctrine Christian Academy (Ga.)/Lawson State CC (Ala.)) Champaign, Ill. (Central) Berwyn, Ill. (Morton) Pinola, Miss. (Mendenhall) Chicago, Ill. (American Christian (Pa.)) Baltimore, Md. (Lake Clifton) Las Vegas, Nev. (Palo Verde) Baltimore, Md. (Friendship Collegiate School) Chicago, Ill. (Crete-Monee) Pontiac, Mich. (Detroit Country Day/ Miami (Fla.)) Evanston, Ill. (Quality Education Academy (N.C.)) Palmdale, Calif. (Ribet Academy)

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