The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
DePaul coach Oliver Purnell was feeling the holiday spirit after DePaul’s 69-61 win over visiting Maryland-Baltimore County Saturday.
DePaul has signed forward Montray Clemons of Baltimore to a letter of intent.
Felicia Chester had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Katherine Harry added 10 points and a couple big
second-half buckets to help DePaul defeat Navy 56-43 on Saturday in the NCAA tournament.
Keisha Hampton has been to the NCAA tournament and has come home a first-round loser along with the rest of her DePaul teammates the past two years.