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Blue Demons Travel To Northwestern on Wednesday



Complete Game Notes 

DePaul (5-2) at Northwestern (2-4)

Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Welsh-Ryan Arena (8,117)

Evanston, Ill. - 8:00 p.m. (CST)

 

Records

DePaul is 5-2 after beating Notre Dame 84-73 on Saturday at the Joyce Center. Northwestern is 2-4 after beating Chicago State 78-53 on December 4 at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

 

Polls

Neither DePaul or Northwestern is mentioned in either the Associated Press or ESPN/USA Today Top 25 poll.

 

Series

DePaul leads the series 17-7 and has won two consecutive games. DePaul won last season’s meeting 65-53 on November 23, 2003 at the Allstate Arena. The last Northwestern win in the series came on December 6, 1997 by a score of 72-59 in Evanston, which was also DePaul’s last appearance at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

 

Coaches

DePaul’s Dave Leitao is in his third season with the Blue Demons and his fifth as a head coach. He is 65-60 overall and 43-25 at DePaul. He is 1-0 against Northwestern. Bill Carmody is in his ninth season as a head coach and his fifth at Northwestern. He is 147-93 overall including a 55-68 slate with the Wildcats. Carmody is 0-1 against DePaul.

 

Television

Tonight's game will be televised by ESPN2 with Dave Revsine (play-by-play) and Doug Gottlieb (color commentary) handling the announcing duties.

 

Radio

There is no DePaul radio broadcast for tonight's game. The contest will be broadcast on WGN (720 AM) in Chicago.

 

Up Next

DePaul: UIC, Saturday (Dec. 18)

Northwestern: Seton Hall, Saturday (Dec. 18)