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
Blue Demon duo will be honored at Saturday's BIG EAST game versus Pittsburgh
Young, Melvin lead the way in 91-59 victory on Friday night.
Career Notes: Transferred to DePaul from Rice as a graduate student walk-on... played in 13 career games in two seasons (2009-11) with the Owls... joined the Blue Demons in June 2012.
2012-13 (Senior): Played in nine games... scored three points on a three-pointer against UC Riverside in DePaul debut.
2010-11 (Sophomore at Rice): Played in eight games... scored first collegiate points with a three-pointer at UTEP.
2009-10 (Freshman at Rice): Saw action in five games... originally signed to play at Southeast Missouri... attended SEMO for the Fall 2008 semester before transferring to Rice... became eligible at Rice at conclusion of Fall semester and made collegiate debut at Lamar on Dec. 23.
High School: Second team Class 1A All-State selection as well as a District 7-1A pick at Christian Life Academy ... four-year letterwinner... led the Louisiana in three-point shooting as a senior during the 2007-08 season ... knocked down 139 treys, converting 48 percent of his attempts from behind the arc ... averaged 18 points, six rebounds and four assists as a senior as Christian Life won the Class 1A state championship for a third straight year ... team also captured the District 7-1A title ... team went 41-2 senior year ... prep team was 32-7 junior year en route to district and state titles ... averaged 11 points, two rebounds and two assists as a junior ... named All-District 7-1A ... played for Todd Foster... scored 1,490 career points and set a school record with 274 career, three-pointers ... member of National Honor Society at Christian Life Academy.
Personal: Son of Steve and Penny Pirri... has two older sisters, Kellen and Clare ... father played basketball at Furman... Clare, rowed crew at Jacksonville University... cousin, Eddie Ludwig, is a senior on the LSU basketball team ... graduated from Rice with a Sport Management degree... pursuing a graduate degree in Cinema Production.
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