Blue Demons join BYU, Texas and Wichita State in Kansas City
Cleveland Melvin scores 25 points and Brandon Young adds 15 in 76-57 defeat
Blue Demons and Scarlet Knights scheduled for 9 p.m. ET in BIG EAST Championship First Round
Senior guard puts on memorable performance on Senior Day at Allstate Arena
DePaul seniors will be honored prior to 1 p.m. start at Allstate Arena
Highlights and postgame from DePaul's game against Gardner-Webb at Allstate Arena.
Highlights of DePaul's win over UC Riverside and postgame comments from head coach Oliver Purnell.
Highlight and postgame from head coach Oliver Purnell from the exhibition game between DePaul and Lewis at McGrath-Phillips Arena.
DePaul men's basketball postgame interviews with Donnavan Kirk, Brandon Young and Oliver Purnell vs. Providence at Allstate Arena.
Career Notes: Named to the 2011 BIG EAST All-Rookie Team... started 61 of 62 career games... 23rd at DePaul with 262 career assists... first player since Rod Strickland (1985-88) to record at least 100 assists in freshman and sophomore seasons... led the team and all BIG EAST freshmen with 3.71 assists per game in 2010-11... first DePaul freshman since Cliff Clinkscales in 2004-05 with over 100 assists in a season... first DePaul freshman since Lance Williams in 1998-99 to reach double-figures in first seven collegiate games... one of three Baltimore natives on the roster with Cleveland Melvin and Montray Clemons... 44 career games in double-figures... reached double-figures in 71 percent of games (44-of-62)... 13 games of at least 20 points including one game of 30 or more points... signed with DePaul on Nov. 16, 2009.
2012-13 Preseason Notes: Attended the Kevin Durant Skills Academy in June with Cleveland Melvin... needs 157 points to become the 48th player in program history with 1,000 career points... needs 38 assists to become the 15th player in school history with 300 career assists.
2011-12 (Sophomore): Played in all 31 games with 30 starts... led team with 147 assists (most assists in a season since Imari Sawyer's 179 in 2000-01)... the 147 assists are 15th on DePaul's season list... 24 games in double-figures... eight games of at least 20 points... ranked among BIG EAST leaders in assists (9th - 4.74 apg), assist-to-turnover ratio (10th - 1.96), free throw percentage (12th - .765), scoring (14th - 14.5 ppg) and steals (15th - 1.58 spg)... in BIG EAST games only ranked in assists (t8th - 4.94 apg), assist-to-turnover ratio (9th - 2.07), free throw percentage (11th - .790), steals (t13th - 1.56 spg), scoring (23rd - 13.1 ppg)... 10 points, four assists, three steals against Seton Hall... 21 points, eight assists, three steals at West Virginia... 11 points, six assists, four boards against Providence... 17 points at St. John's with four assists... 27 points, five rebounds, five assists, four steals against Louisville... 13 points at Notre Dame with three rebounds, three assists... nine points, seven assists at Cincinnati... posted first career double-double with 13 points and 11 assists against St. John's... 11 points and seven assists at Rutgers... 16 points against Georgetown... made ESPN's SportsCenter Top 10 by throwing inbound pass off back of Georgetown defender and scoring on a layup... it was the No. 10 play... 14 points at Louisville with three boards... 16 points, two assists at Seton Hall... named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after averaging 24 points, six assists and four steals in games against Pittsburgh and Villanova... 22 points at Villanova with six assists, three steals... 26 points, six assists, five steals and four boards against Pittsburgh... with DePaul trailing 81-77 with 16 seconds left, Young scored the game's final seven points including a three-point play with just over second left put DePaul ahead for good over Pitt... 16 points against Cal Poly with six assists and three rebounds... 19 points, five assists, four rebounds against Arkansas-Pine Bluff... named winner of the Jay Goedert Memorial Award as MVP of the DePaul-Northern Illinois game... totaled 16 points, five rebounds, five assists and four steals against the Huskies... 21 points with seven assists, five boards against Chicago State... 20 points against Milwaukee... 18 points, three assists, three rebounds and three steals against Ole Miss... 13 points against Arizona State with six assists, two steals... 24 points, five assists, two steals against Texas Tech... 23 points, four assists, three steals against Minnesota... 19 points against Mississippi Valley State with five assists... totaled 12 points, seven assists and five boards against UT-Pan American.
High School: Led Friendship Collegiate Academy in Washington, D.C. to a 26-4 record as a senior... averaged 14 points, 9.7 assists, and 6.7 rebounds per game during 2009-10 campaign... named 2010 team MVP... earned All-Tournament Team honors at the 2010 NCSAA High School Championships and the Andre Blatche Christmas Tournament... holds the school season assist record and highest average with 9.7 assists per game ... two-time member of academic honor roll... first Friendship Collegiate athlete to earn first team All-Met honors from the Washington Post... played in the 2010 Capital Classic... scored 11 points with four assists in the game as the Capital All-Stars defeated the U.S. All-Stars, 117-108... ranked No. 22 by Scout.com, No. 30 by ESPNU and No. 36 by Rivals.com for the point guard position... also ranked in the 2010 Rivals150... played for Team Takeover on the summer AAU circuit.
Personal: Son of Dennis Young and Tracy Bailey... his cousin, Kim English, played at Missouri... Communications and Media major.