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Men's Basketball To Hit The Road

DePaul (5-3) at Seton Hall (6-2)

Saturday, December 27, 2003

Continental Airlines Arena (20,029)

East Rutherford, N.J. - 11:00 a.m. (CST)



DePaul is 5-3 after losing to Toledo 93-81 on Saturday at the Allstate Arena. Seton Hall is 6-2 after beating Davidson 73-50 on Monday in East Rutherford, N.J.



Seton Hall is receiving votes in the ESPN/USA Today Top 25 poll. Neither team is mentioned in the Associated Press Top 25 poll.



Seton Hall leads the series 2-1. DePaul won the last meeting (52-41) on December 28, 2002 at the Allstate Arena. This will be the Blue Demons first trip to Seton Hall.



DePaul’s Dave Leitao is in his second season with the Blue Demons and is 21-16. Leitao is 43-51 in four seasons as a head coach and is 1-0 against the Pirates. Louis Orr is in his fourth season as a head coach and his third at Seton Hall. He is 55-44 overall, including a 35-33 slate with the Pirates. He is 0-1 against the Blue Demons.



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



Today's game will be broadcast on WSCR (670 AM) in Chicago. Ron Gleason (play-by-play) and former DePaul star Dave Corzine (color commentary) will handle the announcing chores.