DePaul guard Billy Garrett Jr. was named the Big East Rookie of the Year, the league announced at a press conference Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.
Cleveland Melvin scored 19 points and DePaul beat the Florida Atlantic Owls 81-70 on Thursday night, giving the Blue Demons their 1,400th win in program history.
The DePaul Blue Demons announced on Wednesday the signing of two players to their recruiting class of 2014 to national letters of intent.
When DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell left Clemson for Chicago in April of 2010, he was tackling one of the largest rebuilding projects in the last decade of Division I college basketball.
By Charlie Roumeliotis