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Men's Basketball Entertains East Carolina in Rosemont

Complete Game Notes 

DePaul (11-4, 3-1) hosts East Carolina (5-12, 0-5)

Saturday, January 22, 2005

Allstate Arena (17,500)

Rosemont, Ill. - 12:30 p.m. (CST)



DePaul is 11-4 overall and 3-1 in Conference USA after beating 25th-ranked Marquette 85-72 on Thursday at the Allstate Arena.  East Carolina is 5-12 and 0-5 after losing to 14th-ranked Louisville 92-41 on Wednesday at Freedom Hall.



Neither team is mentioned in either the Associated Press or ESPN/USA Today Top 25 polls.



DePaul leads the series 5-0. The Blue Demons won last season in Greenville (70-65). The Blue Demons are 2-0 against the Pirates.



DePaul’s Dave Leitao is in his third season with the Blue Demons and his fifth as a head coach. He is 71-62 overall and 49-27 at DePaul. He is 3-0 against the Pirates. Bill Herrion is in his 14th season as a head coach, including the last six at East Carolina. He is 233-162 overall and 66-91 with the Pirates. He is 0-5 against the Blue Demons.



Today's game will be televised by Comcast SportsNet with David Kaplan (play-by-play) and Stacey King (color commentary) handling the announcing chores.



There is no live radio of today's game in Chicago.


Up Next

DePaul: at Memphis, Thursday (Jan. 27)

ECU: Saint Louis, Wednesday (Jan. 27)