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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. Father thinks he knows best. The son isn't so sure. Billy Garrett, a DePaul assistant coach, grew up in Indianapolis and attended Crispus...
  • DePaul comes backs, beats St. John's 71-67 in OT

    DePaul comes backs, beats St. John's 71-67 in OT
    Myke Henry scored 19 and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds to help DePaul overcome an 11-point second-half deficit and beat St. John's 71-67 in overtime on Sunday. Billy Garrett Jr. made 13 of 13 free throws and finished with a season-high 20 points for...
  • High School Legends series: Farragut's Ronnie Fields: Unbroken

    High School Legends series: Farragut's Ronnie Fields: Unbroken
    Note to readers: This is the third in an ongoing series of Chicago Legends. To read previous stories on Red Grange and Johnny Lattner, go to prepsplus.com. The first time Ronnie Fields nearly died in a car accident he was 8 years old. Fields says he...
  • After transfer from Illinois, Myke Henry warmly embraced at DePaul

    Myke Henry isn't greeted with a nod or a smile or even a handshake at DePaul. Bear hugs — enveloping, so-happy-to-see-you, arms wrapped around his wide shoulders like tight tentacles — are how Henry feels hellos now. "It's a lot of...
  • College notes: Danny Nikitas beats older brother on the basketball court

    College notes: Danny Nikitas beats older brother on the basketball court
    The Dec. 9 men’s basketball game between Lake Forest College and Lawrence was a battle of the Nikitas brothers. Danny Nikitas, a 6-0 freshman guard from Glenbrook South, scored 12 points and dished out four assists in Lake Forest College’s...
  • DePaul women's basketball coach Doug Bruno gets extension to 2020

    Doug Bruno can plan on coaching DePaul women's basketball through at least 2020. The university announced Wednesday it has added a year to his current contract, taking him through the 2019-20 season. Bruno, 64, is in his 29th season as the Blue...
  • Villanova ends DePaul's Big East basketball winning streak

    Villanova ends DePaul's Big East basketball winning streak
    VILLANOVA, Pa. — Darrun Hilliard scored 21 points, Ryan Arcidiacono added 14 and No. 8 Villanova halted DePaul's quick Big East start with an 81-64 rout Saturday. The Wildcats (15-1, 3-1 Big East) shot 53.6 percent from the field and 44.8...
  • 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...
  • Hilliard, Bonenberger earn Philadelphia Big 5 player of the week honors

    Hilliard, Bonenberger earn Philadelphia Big 5 player of the week honors
    The Philadelphia Big 5 honored two Lehigh Valley products as the players of the week on Monday. Liberty High grad Darrun Hilliard of Villanova was named the Big 5 men's player of the week and former Northampton High star Kara Bonenberger of Penn was named...
  • Hilliard, Arcidiacono help Villanova cruise by DePaul, 81-64

    Hilliard, Arcidiacono help Villanova cruise by DePaul, 81-64
    VILLANOVA — DePaul made two of its first four shots in the opening three minutes Saturday against eighth-ranked Villanova and probably felt pretty good about proving it could compete with the best team in the Big East on the heels of a 3-0 start...
  • Hilliard leads No. 8 Villanova past No. 24 St. John's 90-72

    Hilliard leads No. 8 Villanova past No. 24 St. John's 90-72
    NEW YORK — Former Liberty High School star Darrun Hilliard scored 21 points and No. 8 Villanova rebounded nicely from its first defeat of the season, pulling away from No. 24 St. John's in the second half for a 90-72 victory Tuesday night. Dylan...