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- Michigan, Illinois highlight field for Gavitt Tipoff
- Guard Moore transfers to Miami, his 4th school
- Stubblefield sees 'limitless' possibilities at DePaul
- Sources: DePaul to hire Stubblefield as coach
Michigan, Illinois and five other teams that earned berths in the NCAA Tournament will play in the sixth annual Gavitt Tipoff Games in mid-November.
Our panel discusses which Big East men's basketball coach deserves more credit, and other finer points of recruiting in the conference.
Jeff Borzello talked to anonymous coaches about the Big East schools that have the most and fewest recruiting advantages.
Guard Charlie Moore is transferring to Miami, providing much-needed reinforcement for the Hurricanes, who since the end of the season have lost three players via the NCAA's new transfer rule.
Tony Stubblefield is ready to embrace the challenge as he tries to lift a struggling program after agreeing last week to take over as DePaul's head coach.
Oregon assistant coach Tony Stubblefield is expected to be hired as DePaul's next head men's basketball coach, sources told ESPN.
Following Loyola Chicago's loss to Oregon State in the Sweet 16, coach Porter Moser said he hasn't given any thought to the recent speculation linking him to other head-coaching jobs.
Indiana, Utah and Marquette are among the big jobs still available. Loyola's Porter Moser remains the hottest name to watch.
DePaul has fired Dave Leitao as head coach. Leitao, in his second stint with the Blue Demons, has seen the team finish last in the Big East each of the past five seasons.
— Tyrese Martin had 14 points and 10 rebounds and third-seeded UConn made an impressive return in its first Big East Tournament game in eight years with a 94-60 quarterfinal victory over DePaul on Thursday night.
— Javon Freeman-Liberty and Charlie Moore each scored 21 points and DePaul surprised Providence 70-62 in a Big East Conference tournament first round game Wednesday night.
— D.J. Carton scored 20 points and Koby McEwen and Dawson Garcia each scored 12 and Marquette beat DePaul 77-71 on Tuesday night.
— Charlie Moore had a season-high 24 points as DePaul narrowly beat St. John’s 88-83 on Saturday night.
— Chudier Bile scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to carry Georgetown to a 68-60 win over DePaul on Saturday.
— Marcus Zegarowski, Christian Bishop and Denzel Mahoney scored 13 points apiece and No. 13 Creighton made fast work of DePaul in a 77-53 win Wednesday night.
— Sandro Mamukelashvili had 25 points and 11 rebounds as Seton Hall topped DePaul 60-52 on Wednesday night.
— David Duke recorded 17 points and 13 rebounds to lift Providence to a 57-47 win over DePaul on Saturday night.
— Bryce Nze and Chuck Harris scored 22 points apiece as Butler beat DePaul 68-58 on Saturday.
— Marcus Zegarowski scored 19 points and No. 17 Creighton beat DePaul 69-62 on Saturday night.
— Charlie Moore had 21 points as DePaul beat Marquette 68-61 on Saturday.
— Jair Bolden had a season-high 21 points as Butler beat DePaul 67-53 on Tuesday night.
— Romeo Weems had 20 points as DePaul beat Valparaiso 77-58 on Saturday.
— Tyrese Martin scored 18 points and No. 25 UConn beat DePaul 60-53 on Monday night.
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