| Feb 25, 2015
| 9:34 PM
GREENVILLE, N.C. – It was a happy homecoming for Rodney Purvis, though not always a pleasant one.
Purvis, from Raleigh, about 90 minutes from Greenville, originally went to NC State, then transferred to UConn and, for some reason, some folks in...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 4:55 PM
NEW ORLEANS — After UConn dispatched Houston last week by 59 points at the XL Center, Geno Auriemma was asked whether he could remember what it was like hanging out on the wrong side of the scoreline.
Normally quick-witted, Auriemma thought for...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:24 PM
College basketball teams' fates will be decided on Selection Sunday, March 15. Until then, it's time to analyze, fret and overanalyze teams' chances of making the NCAA tournament.
The Big Ten might have the most teams on the bubble with six. Other teams...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 9:54 PM
LaDontae Henton and Kris Dunn combined to produce 43 points and 21 boards to lead Providence to an 84-57 win over DePaul in Rosemont on Wednesday night.
Henton and Dunn combined for 27 first-half points and DePaul converted just 7 of 24 shots (29.2...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:42 AM
Virginia has won 20 consecutive home basketball games. Moreover, the Cavaliers have won 20 straight at John Paul Jones Arena versus ACC opponents.
Duke’s home winning streak was 41 games prior to last week’s loss to Miami. Virginia Tech...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 3:44 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Kellen Dunham hit four 3-pointers and scored 24 points, leading No. 22 Butler over DePaul 83-73 Saturday.
Butler (18-6, 8-3 Big East) built a 20-point lead during the first half, shooting 60 percent from the floor and going 5 of 6...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 4:25 PM
By Jack McCarthy
Special to the Tribune
DePaul basketball won’t tip off at a new McCormick Place arena in January 2017 as originally planned, but university officials are confident it will be open by the middle of that year.
The Blue Demons...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 9:06 PM
Jamee Crockett scored 21 points on 9-of-17 shooting from the field to lead DePaul to a 75-62 victory over Seton Hall on Tuesday night.
With the score tied at 59 with 4:48 remaining, DePaul ripped off 16 of the game's final 19 points, with nine coming...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:12 PM
When coach Bruce Firchau takes his Westminster Christian team on a 400-mile basketball junket this weekend to Deland-Weldon and Putnam County, players might find the travel tedious.
For Firchau, it's like the trip most people take to a grocery store....
| Jan 31, 2015
| 5:28 PM
Billy Garrett clenched his fists as a hearty "Yeah!" escaped his lips for all of Allstate Arena to hear.
The 6-foot-6 sophomore guard understandably was elated with the 3-pointer he had just made Saturday to give DePaul a seven-point lead against No....
| Jan 31, 2015
| 2:18 PM
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Ryan Arcidiacono scored all 18 of his points in the second half and No. 7 Villanova beat DePaul 68-55 on Saturday to take the Big East lead.
Villanova (19-2, 6-2) moved a half-game ahead of Providence atop the conference....