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  • Patrick Sellers joins Dave Leitao's staff at DePaul

    Patrick Sellers joins Dave Leitao's staff at DePaul
    New DePaul men's basketball head coach Dave Leitao has hired Patrick Sellers as an assistant coach, the school said Monday.
  • DePaul hires Xavier assistant Rick Carter

    DePaul hires Xavier assistant Rick Carter
    New DePaul men's basketball head coach Dave Leitao has hired Xavier assistant Rick Carter as associate head coach, the school announced in a statement on Friday. Carter joins assistant Billy Garrett, who Leitao retained from Oliver Purnell's staff...

    Will Wade aims to continue rise of VCU basketball

     Will Wade aims to continue rise of VCU basketball
    RICHMOND — As Clemson’s head coach, Oliver Purnell hired Will Wade as a student manager and promoted him twice, to graduate assistant and director of basketball operations. When Wade ascended to assistant coaching positions at Harvard and VCU,...

    Former DePaul coach Purnell lists Lincoln Park mansion

    Former DePaul coach Purnell lists Lincoln Park mansion
    Former DePaul University men's basketball coach Oliver Purnell on Wednesday placed his 12-room, 7,300-square-foot brick and stone mansion in Lincoln Park on the market for $3.2 million. Purnell, 61, coached DePaul from 2010 until earlier this year, when...

    Coaching changes sure to be central at Nike event in Hampton next weekend

     Coaching changes sure to be central at Nike event in Hampton next weekend
    Six years ago, Virginia hired Tony Bennett as its basketball coach. He replaced Dave Leitao, whom the Cavaliers fired four seasons after luring him from DePaul. Bennett's first hire at Virginia was Ritchie McKay, who relocated to Charlottesville after two...