NOVEMBER 10 Volume 1 Issue 4 NEXT UP
Greetings from DePaul Men’s Basketball: Are you ready for some BASKETBALL?! Well we sure are, and have been preparing for the start of the season since August 1—the day the NCAA allowed us to start preparing for our summer trip to France. On August 11, we headed overseas to participate in a 10-day excursion titled, “In the Footsteps of St. Vincent.” Unlike other college basketball overseas experiences, our program had the opportunity to study the history of St. Vincent de Paul, while integrating the incoming recruiting class on and off the court. This trip was just what we needed to get all players on the same page and to build our foundation heading into the 2011-12 season. In addition to our trip to France, I saw a different mentality among the players. They are buying into the system and have really made an effort to be INVESTED and give 100% every time they step on the hardwood. This year’s team boasts a great amount of newcomers. Our freshmen class includes: Jamee Crockett (Crete, Ill.), Charles McKinney (Evanston, Ill.), Derrell Robertson (Mendenhall, Miss.), and Montray Clemons (Baltimore, Md.). There are two transfers: Worrel Clahar (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and Donovan Kirk (Pontiac, Mich.). Our returners include: Cleveland Melvin (2011 BIG EAST Rookie of the Year), Brandon Young (named to the 2011 BIG EAST All-Rookie Team), Moses Morgan, Jeremiah Kelly, Christopher Faber, Tony Freeland, Edwind McGhee, and Joe Belcaster. Arguably, one could say that our three best players last year were freshman…those freshmen, now sophomores, will be relied on to play like juniors. We are going to look for seniors, Jeremiah Kelly and Chris Faber for leadership, both on and off the court; and will need our freshman class, HUNGRY—ready to come in and contribute! Early on, we have had some injuries, which is why everyone has to be ready to contribute. Tony Freeland is out for the season with a shoulder injury; and Montray Clemons, will also be out after rupturing the patellar tendon in his left knee. Even with the unfortunate happenings, I’m still excited about the season; excited about the athleticism of the team; their ability to finish above the rim and their commitment to playing “up and down, full-throttle” basketball. We’re starting to put all of the pieces of the puzzle together…but we can’t do it alone— WE NEED YOU! Our program needs you to rally with us at Allstate Arena, because you are, THE TEAM BEHIND THE TEAM! We hear your chants— your energy helps our team and staff battle to the end. We won’t quit, and I ask that you do the same. I recognize that it’s been a tough six years, but I came to DePaul to restore greatness and that’s just what I’m going to do. All we need is for YOU to get on board. The success of our program is a direct reflection of the support of our donors, alumni, students, faculty, and staff.
vs. UT-PA Nov. 11, 8 p.m.
vs. St. Mary’s Nov. 11, 6 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 Samford vs. Montana 3:30 p.m. DePaul vs. Saint Mary’s 6 p.m. 12 Consolation Game 5 p.m. Championship Game 7 p.m. Jack-in-the-Box Rainbow Wahine Classic 18 vs. San Diego State 11 p.m. 19 vs. Portland 6 p.m. 20 at Hawai’i 11 p.m. 27 at Northwestern 2 p.m. DECEMBER 3 vs. Loyola 7 p.m. 7 vs. St. John’s * noon 9 vs. SIUE 7 p.m. Maggie Dixon Classic (New York, N.Y.) 11 vs. Tennessee noon 13 at Princeton 6 p.m 16 vs. Arizona State 7 p.m. 19 at Illinois State 7 p.m. 22 Southern Illinois 7 p.m. 31 vs. Northern Illinois 2 p.m. JANUARY 03 at Georgetown * 6 p.m. 07 at Providence * 1:00 p.m. 14 vs. Pittsburgh * 7 p.m. 17/ at USF * 6 p.m. 21 vs. Connecticut * 7 p.m. 24 at Rutgers * 6 p.m. 28 at Seton Hall * 1 p.m. 31 vs. Louisville * 8 p.m. 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 8 p.m. 14 vs. Mississippi Valley State - McGrath-Phillips Arena 7:30 p.m. Old Spice Classic - Orlando 24 vs. Minnesota Orlando, Fla. 1:30 p.m. 25 Indiana State or Texas Tech 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 27 Arizona State, Dayton, Fairfield or Wake Forest TBA DECEMBER BIG EAST/SEC Challenge 1 vs. Mississippi 8 p.m. 5 vs. Milwaukee 8 p.m. 7 at Loyola-Chicago 7 p.m. 10 vs. Chicago State 1 p.m. 14 at Northern Illinois 8 p.m. 17 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff - McGrath-Phillips Arena 7 p.m. 21 vs. Cal Poly 7:30 p.m. JANUARY 1 vs. Syracuse * 4 p.m. 5 vs. Pittsburgh * 6 p.m 08 at Villanova * 11 a.m. 10 at Seton Hall * 6 p.m. 14 at Louisville * 3 p.m. 17 vs. Georgetown * 6 p.m. 22 vs. USF * 1 p.m. 25 at Rutgers * 6 p.m. 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
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Your contributions to the men’s basketball program allow for us to continue recruiting the best talent in the country, while providing our current student-athletes with a quality education and competitive experience. Contributions to the men’s basketball program are commitments to excellence, and that’s why it’s important for YOU to invest in the program and more importantly— these student-athletes.
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NOV. 5 - MCGRATH-PHILLIPS ARENA
I would personally, like to invite you to a pre-game reception on November 11. The pre-game reception will take place in the Lincoln Park Student Center, on the second floor. The party begins at 6:30 and the Development staff will be there to answer any questions you have about making a donation to the men’s basketball program. There will be food and beverage; and Kevin Edwards, Director of Community, Corporate and Professional Relations, will stop by to answer questions about the team and deliver his “chalk talk.” To RSVP, please call 773-325-7240 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VS. St. Xavier
NOV. 5 - MCGRATH-PHILLIPS ARENA
Thank you for making a difference and for your continued support of DePaul men’s basketball. GO BLUE DEMONS!!
BLUE DEMON MEN ADD TWO SIGNEES FOR 2012-13
DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell signed two players Wednesday to a National Letter of Intent with DeJuan Marrero and Jodan Price heading to Lincoln Park next season. Marrero is a 6’5” forward from Gary, Ind. and Price is a 6’7” guard/forward from Beverly Hills, Mich. The versatile Marrero averaged 22.1 points and 15.3 rebounds per game as a junior at Gary’s Bowman Academy. He led the Eagles to the 2009 Indiana Class A state championship as sophomore with averages of 17 points and 12 boards per game. The two-time member of the Times of Northwest Indiana All-Area first team played for the U18 national team for Puerto Rico at the 2010 FIBA Americas tournament. On the summer AAU circuit, Marrero played for Spiece Indy Heat and he is ranked among the top 50 players in the nation at his position and the top 15 players in Indiana by ESPN.com.
VS. ST. XAVIER
“DeJuan Marrero is the all-around type player we like here at DePaul. He has toughness, he’s a team guy and he’s from a winning program,” said Purnell. “DeJuan can do a lot of things on the floor and he’ll fit very well into our system.” Sharpshooter Price heads to the Windy City from Detroit Country Day – the same high school attended by DePaul sophomore Donnavan Kirk – and fills a role as a three-point threat for the Blue Demons starting next season. He is ranked among the class of 2012’s top 25 three-point shooters by ESPN.com and attended the Lebron James Skills Academy last summer. As a junior at Country Day, Price made 41 percent of his three-point attempts and knocked down nine three’s in an AAU game over the summer while playing for The Family. ESPN.com ranks Price as the seventh-best player in Michigan and among the top 50 small forwards in the country. “Jodan Price is a long shooter who is quickly developing into a good all-around player,” said Purnell. “His size should really help us with our defensive pressure but certainly his shooting is a welcome addition.”
DePaul Athletic Development Staff
Thad Dohrn Lemone Lampley Jennifer Thomas Marge Mazik Mario Stula
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SCOTT & RAVI MATRENEC How long have you been involved or how did you get involved in DePaul Athletics? Shortly after receiving my undergraduate degree from DePaul, I became a Men’s Basketball season ticket holder. My initial involvement also coincided with the excitement throughout the city as current Chicago area stars committed to DePaul: Quentin Richardson (Whitney Young), Lance Williams (Julian), Bobby Simmons (Simeon), Paul McPherson (South Shore) and Steve Hunter (Proviso East). Why do you choose to give to DePaul Athletics? The DePaul Athletic Department does a world-class job of developing young men and women into all-around future leaders. DePaul provides tremendous resources to student athletes to support their commitment as ambassadors of DePaul. Any way that my wife and I can help DePaul to provide resources to educate, develop, and support our ambassadors is truly rewarding How does DePaul represent your values? Ayn Rand wrote, “Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.” Over the years, I have admired DePaul’s commitment to Vincentian Personalism, educating and building lasting relationships with students from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds who demonstrate a strong commitment to service in the community What is your favorite DePaul Athletics moment? My favorite moment is charging the court with the rest of the DePaul student body after the DePaul Men’s Basketball impressive win over fifth-ranked Kansas. Who is your all-time favorite Blue Demon student-athlete? DePaul has been dedicated to creating tremendous student-athletes for over a century. Although I have not had the pleasure of meeting them all, I am most proud of is Bobby Simmons. Bobby excels off-the-court as well as he did on the court. Examples of his off-court achievements include his dedication to giving back to the community through his Rising Star Foundation and business acumen through his notable store, “Succezz”. Additionally, Bobby’s continued involvement in and commitment to DePaul is a testament to his passion to help cultivate future leaders.
WELCOME TO HOOPLA - STAY INFORMED!
Today, marks the beginning of a new initiative to keep Blue Demon fans, alumni and friends in touch with DePaul basketball. Hoopla is a daily electronic publication which will spotlight the best of Blue Demon Basketball. The publication will feature a wide-range of daily features centered around DePaul roundball. Athletic Development has been producing Hoopla for the last six years for distribution in the Champions Club Room, but Hoopla has been reimagined and expanded due to the hard work of summer intern Tim Kelly, a senior at Loras, and Blue Demon basketball alum Mario Stula. The basketball letterwinner will serve as Hoopla’s editor and will manage its production throughout 2011-12 while attending grad school. HOOPLA will arrive via email daily. To make sure you don’t miss a day, REGISTER HERE Follow us on Twitter - @hoopla_magazine or join our Facebook Fan Page, Click Here.
TEST YOUR BLUE DEMON KNOWLEDGE!
HOOPLA TRIVIA CHALLENGE This week’s winner receives a Blue Demon NIKE Messenger Bag. Men’s Basketball Who scored the final basket in Alumni Hall and what player recorded the assist?
HINT: BOTH ARE SECOND-GENERATION LETTERWINNERS
Women’s Basketball What Blue Demon All-American went on to coach women’s basketball at DePaul? HIS DAUGHTER IS ALSO in the DePaul Athletic Hall of Fame
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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 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 October 14, DePaul Athletics had raised $8.8 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
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. 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. 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.
ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DEPAUL ATHLETICS 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) Kohler-Hanks Endowed Scholarship Funds (MBB/WBB) Gary & Linda Koche Endowed Scholarship Men’s or Women’s Basketball in Commerce
Maggie Dixon Endowed Scholarship Fund (WBB) Barbara Atsaves Pabst Endowed Scholarship Fund (WBB) Kathy Booker Endowed Scholarship Fund (WBB) 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
Spirit of DePaul Scholarship (Benefitting a Senior Walk-on)
Karron Clark and Cliff Clinkscales celebrate as DePaul beats No. 5 Kansas, 64-57, on December 6, 2006. At halftime of that game more than 100 basketball alumni returned to salute the late Coach Ray Meyer. BE A PART OF PHOTO OF THE DAY - Send your favorite Blue Demon Photo to firstname.lastname@example.org and have a chance to be featured on Fan Picture Friday.
Upcoming Events November 9 Conference Call: Strategies in Discovering Work/Life Balance Time: noon Link: http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_id=1281
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
November 9 DePaul Reception with the President in New York City Time 6:30 p.m. Link: http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_id=1312 November 10 Alumni Reception in Kildeer, Ill. Time 6 p.m. Link: http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_id=1296
November 12 Giving Thanks Service Day in Phoenix Time 8:00 a.m. Link: http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_id=1310 December 3 Denver Alumni Chapter Holiday Lunch Time Noon Link: http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_id=1311 December 8 Christmas at DePaul Time 7 p.m. Link: http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_id=1359 December 12 DePaul Reception with the President in Dallas Time 6:00 p.m. Link: http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_id=1358
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 Jan. 14 D-Club Day for Women’s Basketball DePaul vs. Pitt, 7 p.m. Student Center: 6 p.m.
The Lounge will provide a place for D-Club members to enjoy friends and teammates for all DePaul men’s Jan. 22 D-Club Day for Men’s Basketball basketball games. Those D-Club members who are eligible to attend the Legend’s Lounge will be admitted DePaul vs. USF, 1 p.m. through a list and will be given a drink ticket for two drinks for each game. Additionally snacks will be available Champions Club Room: 1:45 p.m. for D-Club members and their guests. Additional drinks will be available for purchase. Feb. 12. Women’s Basketball Alumnae Day NEW FOR 2011-12 - D-CLUB SEASON TICKET FOR MEN’S AND WOMEN’S BASKETBALL DePaul vs. Marquette, 1:30 p.m. In response to feedback from the Athletics Advisory Council, D-Club members will be eligible to purchase a Student Center: 12:30 p.m. discounted season ticket for the men’s basketball and special location for women’s basketball. The D-Club season ticket for men’s basketball will cost $143 for the 13 games played at Allstate Arena. The tickets will be Jan. 14 Men’s Basketball Alumni Day located in a special location adjacent to the Legend’s Lounge in the Southwest corner of Allstate Arena. DePaul vs. Louisville, 3 p.m. The season ticket for women’s basketball will be $99 and will feature 15 games, including premiere games Champions Club Room: 1:45 p.m. against Connecticut and Marquette.
NEW FOR 2011-12 - D-CLUB SETS D-CLUB DAYS FOR 2012 SEASON
DePaul and the D-Club has made changes in the protocol for D-Pack Tickets. Based on the input of alumni seeking to see more of their teammates and friends, we have moved from three D-Club days for both men’s and women’s basketball to a consolidated event for each sport. D-Club members are invited to request a pair of tickets for each game. A pre-game reception will be held for the alumni to gather in the Champions Club Room. D-Club members receive a complimentary lunch and their guests receive lunch for $10.
For D-Club Days, Letterwinner will receive complimentary lunch and guest’s lunch cost $10. For Alumni Days, Alumni and their guests will receive complimentary lunch.
STULA’S TIME: Stula Got Stumped!!!
Solve On-line, CLICK HERE Submit your Time, CLICK HERE November 9 WInner Father Charles Shelby, C.M. - 10:36
CHAMPIONS CLUB ROOM MENU MEN’S BASKETBALL
Date Dec. 1 Dec. 5 Dec. 10 Dec. 17 Dec. 21 Jan. 1 Jan. 5 Jan. 17 Jan. 22 Feb. 1 Feb. 6 Feb.18 Feb. 25 March 3
Opponent Mississippi Milwaukee Chicago State Arkansas-Pine Bluff (McGrath-Phillips Arena) Cal Poly Syracuse * Pittsburgh * Georgetown * USF * St. John’s * Marquette * Louisville * Providence * Seton Hall *
CHAMPIONS CLUB ROOM SCHEDULE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
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Champions Club Room Details Doors Open: Doors opens 75 minutes before tip-off
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. 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.
Date Dec. 3 Dec. 7 Dec. 9 Dec. 16 Dec. 22 Dec. 31 Jan. 14 Jan. 21 Jan. 31 Feb. 8 Feb. 12 Feb. 21 Feb. 27
Opponent vs. Loyola vs. St. John’s * vs. SIUE vs. Arizona State Southern Illinois vs. Northern Illinois vs. Pittsburgh * vs. Connecticut * vs. Louisville * vs. Villanova * vs. Marquette * vs. Syracuse * vs. Cincinnati *
Location Fr. Munster Conference Room Fr. Munster Conference Room Fr. Munster Conference Room Fr. Munster Conference Room Fr. Munster Conference Room Fr. Munster Conference Room Student Center Brownstone’s Annex Student Center Brownstone’s Annex Student Center Brownstone’s Annex Fr. Munster Conference Room Student Center Brownstone’s Annex Fr. Munster Conference Room Student Center Brownstone’s Annex
DOWNTOWN DEMON LUNCHEONS
Cliff Dwellers - 200 S. Michigan 22nd Floor
December 6 January 19 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 - email@example.com
Champions Club Room Details 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 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: Fr. Thomas Munster Conference Room is on the second floor of the Sullivan Athletic Center at 2323 N. Sheffield Ave. Check-in will be inside revolving door at Sullivan Athletic Center. Student Center - Brownstone’s Annex is located on the first 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 Jan. 1 Syracuse Jan. 5 Pittsburgh Jan. 17 Georgetown Jan. 22 USF 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 3-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.
ATHLETIC TICKET OFFICE MENU MEN’S BASKETBALL
Full Season Tickets Season Ticket Packages begin at $99 and include all 13 home games at the Allstate Area Other prices are $156 and $260 Faculty and Staff Season Tickets $182 and $143 Young Alumni Season Ticket-$99 All DePaul graduates from 2008-2011 can purchase lower level season tickets for only $99 Men’s Basketball Mini-Plans-$135 The BIG EAST 9-All seats are in the 100-level corners or upper level center court Pick 6-$99 Select five BIG EAST conference games plus one non-conference game- Seats are in the 100-level of upper level center court Lincoln Park 3 game plan-$45 All three games being played on the Lincoln Park Campus (save $15) Group Tickets (groups of 10 or more) 100 Level Baselines: $20 (save $10 each) - 100 level corners/200 level $15 (save $5 each) DePaul employee individual game discount 100 level $20-200 level $15 at McGrath $20 (no discount)
ATHLETIC TICKET OFFICE MENU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
Full Season Tickets All Season Tickets are $99 Alumni Season Ticket-$59 All DePaul graduates from 2008-2011 class can purchase season tickets for only $59 Women’s Basketball Mini Plans-$42 Pick Six Mini Plan-Only $42- Chose four BIG EAST games and two non-conference games for only $42 UCONN PLUS 1-Only $25 Guarantee your seat to the Connecticut game plus on additional game for $25 Group Tickets (groups of 10 or more) All tickets are only $5- Excludes the Connecticut Game-Group Tickets are $10 a piece Premium Game Pricing-$20 Connecticut game all tickets are $20 DePaul Employee- Individual game discount All tickets are discounted to $8 Excludes the Connecticut game and 11-11-11 doubleheader with men’s basketball
Ticket Office Contacts Jay Finnerty..................................................... 773-325-7544 Marty Murphy................................................... 773-325-7535 Eli Cutler.......................................................... 773-325-1440