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Blue Demons and Bluejays Meet For Las Vegas Classic Title on Tuesday



DePaul (7-4) vs. Creighton (9-2)
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Orleans Arena (7,500)
Las Vegas, Nev.  9:00 p.m. (CST)

The Records
DePaul is 7-4 after beating Saint Louis, 65-61, on Monday in Las Vegas. Creighton is 9-2 after beating Fresno State, 84-65, on Monday in Las Vegas.

The Series
DePaul leads the all-time series 15-6. Creighton won the last meeting, 74-62, on November 9, 2007 in Omaha. The last DePaul win was a 72-57 victory on November 30, 2005 in Rosemont, Ill.

The Last Meeting
P'Allen Stinnett scored a game-high 23 points in the second half giving Creighton a 74-62 win on November 9, 2007 at the Qwest Center in Omaha. Chad Millard added 15 points and Dane Watts 10. DePaul was led by Will Walker's 13 points while Wesley Green added 10.

The Coaches
Jerry Wainwright is in his 15th season as a collegiate head coach and his fourth at DePaul. He is 236-196 overall and 50-52 with the Blue Demons. Wainwright is 1-1 against the Bluejays. Dana Altman is in his 20th season as a head coach and his 15th at Creighton. He is 374-221 overall and 291-154 with the Bluejays. Altman is 1-1 against the Blue Demons.

Television
There is no live television for tonight's game.

Radio
Tonight's game will be broadcast on WSCR (670 AM) in Chicago and on the internet at www.depaulbluedemons.com with Laurence Holmes and Stephen Howard announcing.

Up Next
DePaul: hosts Alcorn State, Dec. 28
Creighton: hosts Wichita State, Dec. 28