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Join DePaul at Maggiano's for the Tip-Off Luncheon
Join the Blue Demons at Maggiano's for the Tip-Off Luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Sept. 17, 2013

CHICAGO - With the official start date of practice moved up to the last weekend of September, the DePaul basketball programs are hosting the annual Tip-Off Luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at Maggiano's. In addition to DePaul coaches and athletes in attendance, BIG EAST commissioner Val Ackerman will discuss the BIG EAST as the league inches closer to the start of the 2013-14 season.

Doors open at 11 a.m. at Maggiano's in the River North neighborhood. Cost for the event is $25 and the address is 516 North Clark Street. The cost includes a family-style lunch and soft drinks and the event is expected to conclude at 12:30 p.m. To RSVP, call Katie Ramsey at (773) 325-7504 or email at

DePaul play-by-play broadcaster Zach Zaidman is the event's host while DePaul president Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., women's head coach Doug Bruno and men's head coach Oliver Purnell join Ackerman to talk DePaul and BIG EAST basketball.

Season tickets are on sale now for the upcoming basketball seasons. For more information on men's and women's basketball ticket packages, call the DePaul ticket office at (773) 325-SLAM.



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