Myke Henry's double-double led four players in double-figures, but the DePaul basketball team couldn't overcome a slow start in an 86-74 loss to visiting Lehigh. Henry posted a 24-point, 10-rebound double-double, but the Blue Demons shot just .303 from the field in the first half and trailed by 11 at intermission.
With the conclusion of Autumn quarter exams, the Blue Demons open a 12-day stretch that features five games. The run begins Wednesday night when Lehigh visits Allstate Arena for a 7 p.m. contest. The game can be seen on FOX Sports 1 and head on WSCR 670 AM.
DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell announced today the addition of four members to the basketball program. Oumar Barry, Develle Phillips and Raymond Doby are set the join the program next season while Brendan McMahon inked his National Letter of Intent for the 2014-15 campaign.
This week's edition of the Oliver Purnell Show is Wednesday night on WSCR 670 The Score as the head coach joins Laurence Holmes for his weekly stop to talk DePaul basketball. This week's show starts at 9:30 p.m. on WSCR 670 AM and www.670thescore.com.
DePaul didn't leave any doubt in the first game of the season at Allstate Arena as the Blue Demons knocked off Drake, 80-62, Tuesday night. The game was the opener for the Blue Demons at Allstate Arena and marked their second straight victory to begin the 2014-15 season.
DePaul opens its 35th season of competition at Allstate Arena on Tuesday night against the Drake Bulldogs. The Blue Demons opened the 2014-15 campaign with a 72-71 victory over UIC at McGrath-Phillips Arena on Friday night.