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  • 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...
  • Instead of sparking a revival, DePaul falls for old flame Dave Leitao

    Instead of sparking a revival, DePaul falls for old flame Dave Leitao
    Before introducing basketball coach Dave Leitao during Monday's news conference at the DePaul Student Center, embattled athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto apologized for being 10 minutes behind schedule. Or was that 10 years? Once she finally...
  • DePaul women could mean trouble for Notre Dame in NCAA tournament

    DePaul women could mean trouble for Notre Dame in NCAA tournament
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The DePaul women's basketball team had Notre Dame on the ropes when the teams met Dec. 10 in Chicago. The Blue Demons had an eight-point lead with barely six minutes left. They might have won if top player Brittany Hrynko had...
  • Coveted coach Bryce Drew, Valparaiso 'ready to have a great summer'

    Coveted coach Bryce Drew, Valparaiso 'ready to have a great summer'
    One scenario has been resolved. When will the next one involving Valparaiso coach Bryce Drew arise? As the coaching carousel continues to spin, he has to be considered a possible rider. Drew and Buffalo's Bobby Hurley were consistently mentioned as...
  • DePaul's hiring of Dave Leitao comes as a surprise — even to Leitao

    DePaul's hiring of Dave Leitao comes as a surprise — even to Leitao
    This wasn't a case of out with the old and in with the old, DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto insisted. Still, there was something of a surprise party held at the school's student center Monday afternoon when Dave Leitao was introduced...
  • Boys basketball: Simeon coach Robert Smith approves of DePaul hiring

    Boys basketball: Simeon coach Robert Smith approves of DePaul hiring
    From Derrick Rose to Jabari Parker to an entire program full of potential Division I players at Simeon, Robert Smith knows a thing or two about the recruiting process. Smith will coach the West squad in Wednesday night's boys McDonald's All-American...
  • Dave Leitao returns as DePaul men's basketball coach

    Dave Leitao returns as DePaul men's basketball coach
    When Dave Leitao left DePaul for Virginia 10 years ago, he said the school would “always have a special place in my heart.” On Sunday, Leitao and the Blue Demons rekindled their relationship when the school announced he will return as the...
  • St. Rita's Myles Carter makes his decision, picks Seton Hall

    St. Rita's Myles Carter makes his decision, picks Seton Hall
    It didn't take Myles Carter long to realize Seton Hall was the place he wanted to attend college the next four years. The St. Rita senior recently went on an official visit to the New Jersey campus and came away thoroughly impressed. So much in fact...
  • Get used to interest in coach Bryce Drew until he leaves VU

    Every year now for the last four, when the winter transitions to spring, when our thoughts turn to the Final Four, we deal with this. Bryce Drew is gone. He's done. It is time for him to move on. He can't possibly stay another year at Valparaiso...
  • DePaul coaching search could come down to Bobby Hurley, Bryce Drew

    DePaul coaching search could come down to Bobby Hurley, Bryce Drew
    Bryce Drew and Bobby Hurley were 11 points away from meeting in the third round of the NCAA tournament. Now Hurley, Buffalo's coach, and Drew, Valparaiso's coach, find themselves potentially squaring off anyway — for the head coaching job at...
  • Bobby Hurley and Bryce Drew DePaul interviews set for this weekend

    Bobby Hurley and Bryce Drew DePaul interviews set for this weekend
    Bryce Drew and Bobby Hurley each want the DePaul men's basketball job "badly," according to a source. Both were scheduled to interview this weekend — Hurley on Saturday and Drew on Sunday — according to sources. The two are considered...