Blue Demons meet the Huskies for second straight year in first game of BIG EAST Championship
DePaul Celebrates with 86-58 Triumph Over Seton Hall
DePaul faces Seton Hall at 5 p.m. at Allstate Arena on Saturday
DePaul head coach makes weekly stop on The Score with Laurence Holmes at 8 p.m.
Blue Demons play final road game of regular season at 7 p.m. on Tuesday
Men's basketball postgame interviews with Jeremiah Kelly and Oliver Purnell from win over Loyola.
Men's basketball postgame interviews with Jeremiah Kelly, Kris Faber, and Oliver Purnell from season opener win over UT-Pan American at McGrath-Phillips Arena.
Interviews with Jeremiah Kelly, Brandon Young, and Cleveland Melvin at the DePaul Tip-Off Luncheon.
Interviews with DePaul men's basketball senior Jeremiah Kelly, sophomore Brandon Young, and head coach Oliver Purnell at the 2011-12 Chicago College Basketball Luncheon.
Career Notes: Played in 94 career games with 65 starts... five career games of 40 or more minutes... ranked 13th in DePaul history with 317 three-point field goal attempts... ranked 14th with 102 three-pointers... tied for 21st with 119 career steals... ranked 23rd with 250 career assists... first freshman to lead the team in assists in a season since Jabari Currie in 2005-06... one of two seniors with Krys Faber on 2011-12 roster... 16 career games in double-figures.
2010-11 (Junior): Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team... played in all 31 games with 30 starts... led team with 50 three-pointers, 52 steals and 31.7 minutes per game... tied for 18th on DePaul's season chart with 50 three-pointers... ranked 17th with 140 three-point attempts... ranked among BIG EAST leaders in all games in steals (8th - 1.68 spg) and three-point field goals (1.61 3FG/game)... in conference games only, ranked among league's best in assist-to-turnover ratio (4th - 2.25), steals (t10th - 1.50 spg) and three-pointers (12th - 2.00 3FG/game)... scored 15 points with three assists against Connecticut in BIG EAST Championship first round... 14 points, four rebounds, three assists against USF... named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll after averaging 24.0 points per game and going 11-for-20 from three-point range against Providence and Villanova... 25 points (7-13 3pt. FG), three rebounds, three assists against Villanova... the seven three's against Villanova are tied for second on DePaul's game three-point field goal chart as are the 13 three-point attempts... 23 points at Providence with six steals, five rebounds, three assists... eight points, four rebounds, four assists at Louisville... five points, five assists, four steals at USF... eight points, three rebounds, three assists against Seton Hall... nine points and three assists against West Virginia... nine points, three assists at Cincinnati... 12 points, five assists against Loyola-Chicago... played 41 minutes against Stanford with five points, five assists... 10 points and three boards against Oklahoma State... 12 points with five assists, four steals and three rebounds against Chicago State.
2009-10 (Sophomore): Totaled 84 assists to 33 turnovers in 30.6 minutes per game... played in all 31 games with 27 starts... played 53 of a possible 55 minutes in triple-overtime game against St. John's... finished with 13 points, nine assists (0 turnovers) and two rebounds against the Red Storm while alley-oop dunk to Mac Koshwal was No. 9 on SportsCenter's Top 10 plays...eight points, three rebounds, three assists at Rutgers... eight points, three assists, three boards against Providence... 11 points, three assists against Marquette... eight assists against Providence... 12 points (4-7 3pt. FG), four assists, three rebounds and three steals at Florida Gulf Coast... 11 points, six rebounds, three assists against UIC... 18 points and eight rebounds against Northern Iowa in opening game at Paradise Jam.
2008-09 (Freshman): Played in 32 games with eight starts... started six of the last eight games... averaged 6.1 points per game as a starter with a 2.6-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio... four games in double-figures... led the team with 76 assists... averaged 7.0 points, 5.0 assists and 3.5 rebounds in two BIG EAST Championship games... played 79 of a possible 80 minutes in the two conference tourney games... played all 40 minutes against Providence in the second round with seven assists along with three rebounds, two points... 12 points (4-6 3pt. FG) against Cincinnati with four rebounds, three assists and two steals in 39 minutes... eight points, four assists, three rebounds against Villanova... 11 points at Pittsburgh with two assists... six assists at Syracuse... four assists, three points, three rebounds, three steals against Alcorn State... scored 11 points with two steals against Indiana State... made collegiate debut with 10 points, three boards and two assists against Albany.
High School: Named the 17th-best point guard in the nation and the 92nd-best player overall by Rivals.com... ranked as the nation's 15th-best point guard by Scout.com... selected the 94th-best senior by Lindy's... High Honorable Mention All-American by The Sporting News... averaged 16.8 points, 6.9 assists and 3.9 steals for American Christian Academy in Philadelphia as a senior... helped squad to a 29-7 record in 2007-08... played at Julian High School and Boys to Men Academy in Chicago before senior season at American Christian Academy in Pennsylvania... averaged 18 points, six assists and three steals while shooting 42-percent from the floor and 90-percent from the free throw line for Boys to Men... played for the Mac Irvin Fire AAU program.
Personal: Son of Samuel and Victoria Kelly... Sociology major.