DePaul freshmen Billy Garrett Jr. and Tommy Hamilton IV were named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team today following the annual balloting by the league's head coaches. The league announced the All-BIG EAST First and Second Teams, Honorable Mention and the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team.
The No. 25/25 DePaul women's basketball begins is BIG EAST Tournament quest on Sunday at 6 p.m. against Georgetown at the Allstate Arena. The Blue Demons are the tournament's No. 1 overall seed, while Georgetown is the No. 8 seed and reached the quarterfinals with a 56-37 win over Xavier on Saturday.
With the conclusion of the regular-season schedule on Saturday, the field for the 2014 BIG EAST Tournament presented by New York Life has been finalized with the 10th-seeded Blue Demons taking on No. 7 seed Georgetown in the first round. Start time is 9:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.
With a 14-match winning streak on the line, the No. 41 DePaul women's tennis team rose to the occasion on Saturday afternoon, beating No. 34 Indiana, 5-2.
The DePaul men's tennis team took down Butler in a 4-3 thriller on Saturday and then followed it up with a convincing 6-1 victory over IUPUI just a few hours later for its third and fourth wins of the season.
The best basketball team in the BIG EAST Conference is ready to put on a show this weekend at an event that hopes to enlighten Chicago-area sports fans to the virtues of top-notch women's college basketball.