City of Chicago, DePaul announce plans for new multipurpose facility
The multipurpose facility will seat 10,000 and house both Blue Demon basketball programs, with the school and the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority sharing the construction costs.
DePaul Arena Part Of Larger Plan To Revamp McCormick Place, Navy Pier
City Hall has unveiled plans to build a new arena for DePaul basketball at McCormick Place, as part of larger plans to upgrade the convention center and redesign much of Navy Pier.
Exclusive: Emanuel to announce $300 million DePaul...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to announce plans this week for a $300 million, 12,000-seat arena for DePaul University at McCormick Place - a proposal that will call on $100 million in taxpayer dollars, sources tell the Chicago Sun-Times. The mayor will also announce plans to build two mega hotels on McPier property in the hopes of aggressively ... (more)
Former Blue Demon Rod Strickland not coming to DePaul...
Former DePaul star Rod Strickland has opted to remain on John Calipari's coaching staff at Kentucky after interviewing for an opening on Blue Demons coach Oliver Purnell's staff.
Tommy Hamilton Talks about DePaul Decision
One of the most pressing needs DePaul has as it looks toward the 2013-14 season, is some size down low and on Monday Oliver Purnell and crew did their best to shore up that weakness by signing 6-10 forward Tommy Hamilton, Jr.