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  • DePaul's Billy Garrett Jr. not letting sickle cell disease slow him down

    DePaul's Billy Garrett Jr. not letting sickle cell disease slow him down
    Around the dinner table, the Garretts regularly exchange food for thought over the best basketball player ever.
  • DePaul beats Seton Hall, ends losing streak against ranked teams

    DePaul beats Seton Hall, ends losing streak against ranked teams
    NEWARK, N.J. — Perhaps the national ranking and everything that came with it was too much, too soon for Seton Hall to handle. Billy Garrett Jr. scored 14 points before fouling out and Myke Henry also had 14 to help DePaul come from behind and edge...

    Garrett, Henry score 14 points to lead DePaul past No. 24 Seton Hall 64-60

    DePaul was trailing by eight points on the road to a nationally ranked team with five minutes left and its best player was soon to foul out. But Blue Demons coach Oliver Purnell gave his team one message down the stretch as they faced No. 24 Seton Hall...

    DePaul fades down stretch in 78-72 loss to Georgetown

    DePaul fades down stretch in 78-72 loss to Georgetown
    First place in the Big East was there for the taking for DePaul on Tuesday night. But the Blue Demons' bid for their best start since joining the league fell short as D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored a game-high 25 points to lead Georgetown to a 78-72...

    Colorado downs DePaul 82-68 in Diamond Head Classic

    Colorado downs DePaul 82-68 in Diamond Head Classic
    HONOLULU -- Most mainland visitors in Hawaii for Christmas week are on vacation. Colorado point guard Askia Booker made it clear he isn't. "(I'm) beyond serious man," Booker said. "Me being a senior and my last year, I want to put my foot down and let...