Blue Demons welcome top-ranked Wildcats to Allstate Arena
Senior forward recognized for efforts against Providence and Creighton by BIG EAST office
Myke Henry leads Blue Demons with 22 points and eight rebounds
DePaul plays at Creighton at 1 p.m. on FOX Sports Networks and The U Too in Chicago
Henry's double-double leads DePaul to second win over a ranked opponent this year.
DePaul drops BIG EAST road game at Creighton on Feb. 6.
DePaul knocks off No. 11 Providence, 77-70, at Allstate Arena on Feb. 2.
DePaul men's basketball against Creighton on Jan. 17, 2015 at Allstate Arena.
Men's basketball drops 70-58 game to Georgetown in the BIG EAST opener on Dec. 30, 2015 at Allstate Arena.
DePaul knocks off No. 20 George Washington, 82-61, at Allstate Arena on Dec. 22, 2015.
Career Notes: Transferred to DePaul on June 18, 2013 after playing his first two collegiate seasons at the University of Illinois... sat out the 2013-14 season under NCAA transfer guidelines... 89 career games (32 at DePaul/57 at Illinois)... 25 career games in double-figures (22 at DePaul/3 at Illinois).
2011-12 (Freshman at Illinois): Played in 22 games... averaged 3.2 points and 1.1 rebounds per game... scored 14 points, finishing 6-of-10 from the field, against Chicago State... seven points in seven minutes against Purdue... eight points against Indiana and at Nebraska.
High School: Attended Chicago's Orr High School... a consensus top-100 recruit... ranked No. 39 by Rivals.com... averaged 25 points and 11 rebounds as a senior... garnered first team All-State honors after averaging 25 points and 11 rebounds per game as a senior in 2010-11... first team All-State selection by the Associated Press (AP), Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette and Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA)... second team All-State by the Chicago Sun-Times... special mention All-State by the Chicago Tribune... All-Area and first team All-City by the Sun-Times... averaged 29 points and nine rebounds as a junior... first team All-State by the Sun-Times, AP and News-Gazette... second team All-State by the IBCA and special mention All-State by the Tribune as a junior... high school coach was Lou Adams... played for the SYF AAU program coached by Wayne Brumm and the Mac Irvin Fire AAU program coached by Mike Irvin.
Personal: Son of Micheal Henry and Vanessa McKinney... has three sisters, Erica, Meme and Chiqualla... majoring in Communication and Media in the College of Communication.
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