DePaul Basketball Announces Big East Matchups

Blue Demons coach Oliver Purnell learned Thursday who his first DePaul men's basketball team will face in the Big East in the 2010-11 season. The Big East conference announced the school's opponents and locations for the season today.

DePaul will face Cincinnati, South Florida, and West Virginia twice next season - both home and away.

The Blue Demons will also travel to Georgetown, Louisville, Marquette, Providence, St. John's and Syracuse.

DePaul will also host Connecticut, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Seton Hall and Villanova at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois.

DePaul will face traditional rivals Marquette and Notre Dame just once this season.

All 144 Big East regular-season conference games will again be televised, either by CBS Sports, the ESPN family of networks or ESPN Regional Television. The dates, times and television outlets for the 2010-11 BIG EAST schedule and the non-conference schedule will be announced at a later date this summer.

The Blue Demons are also scheduled to participate in the 76 Classic in Anaheim, Calif., in November along with Cal State Northridge, Murray State, Oklahoma State, Stanford, Tulsa, UNLV and Virginia Tech. For more information on the 76 Classic, go to

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