Four players granted permission to seek transfer opportunities
Blue Demon duo will be honored at Saturday's BIG EAST game versus Pittsburgh
DePaul needs two victories to win the Cancun Challenge
Young, Melvin lead the way in 91-59 victory on Friday night.
DePaul takes on the Flyers in lone preseason tune-up
Highlights of DePaul's win over UC Riverside and postgame comments from head coach Oliver Purnell.
Career Notes: Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team... signed with DePaul on April 20, 2011... one of three Baltimore natives on the roster with Cleveland Melvin and Brandon Young.
2012-13 (Freshman): Played in 19 games... four points, four rebounds at Syracuse... five points, two boards at Georgetown... six points and two rebounds at Pittsburgh... scored two points in games against Wichita State, Austin Peay and UC Riverside... grabbed a rebound in each game... made DePaul debut with two points and a rebound against UC Riverside.
2011-12 (Medical Redshirt): Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team... missed entire season with a ruptured patella tendon in his left knee... the injury occurred at DePaul's "Blue Madness" on Oct. 14.
High School: Played a postgrad seasons at Mack Academy in Charlotte, N.C. in 2010-11... averaged 20 points, 15 rebounds and two blocks per game as senior at Baltimore's Polytechnic Institute... named team MVP at Poly... played for Cecil Kirk on the AAU circuit with current DePaul teammate Cleveland Melvin.
Personal: Nephew of Richard Clemons and grandson of Gloria Blueford... undecided on major.