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BRANDON YOUNG RUMORS

DePaul’s Brandon Young ready to step up

DePaul co-captain Brandon Young, benched in the second half of the team’s 84-74 loss Monday to Xavier, will be on the floor again Saturday at Seton Hall. ``I talked to him [Tuesday] for a long time, and we’re definitely on the same page,’’ said coach Oliver Purnell, who benched the senior guard for what he called a lack of leadership. ``I expect more of him, and he expects...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Senior guard Brandon Young benched in DePaul’s loss to Xavier

The player who drew a dozen NBA scouts to Allstate Arena on Monday was Xavier sophomore Semaj Christon, who didn’t dis- appoint in his team’s 84-74 victory against DePaul. But the player Blue Demons coach Oliver Purnell might be more concerned about is senior guard Brandon Young, who didn’t play in the second half after a one-sided first half that ended with DePaul trailing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sun Devils' win streak ends at hands of DePaul

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Brandon Young scored 18 points and had nine assists in leading DePaul to its fifth consecutive win, a 78-61 decision Wednesday over Arizona State. Carrick Felix had 12 points and six rebounds for the Sun Devils (8-2), which had won four straight and were 8-1 for only the fourth time in 38 years. The Blue Demons (7-3) rebounded from a 1 of 9 start from the field...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

DePaul 74, Chicago St. 64

Brandon Young scored 21 points, and a renewed defensive effort in the second half allowed DePaul to overcome a 14-point deficit Wednesday and beat Chicago State 74-64. On the day Chicago State announced it will join the Western Athletic Conference in 2013, the Cougars nearly delivered an upset win against their crosstown foe. Chicago State (2-8) shot 53 percent in the first half...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Young helps DePaul rally past Chicago State 74-64

Brandon Young scored 21 points, and a renewed defensive effort in the second half allowed DePaul to overcome a 14-point deficit Wednesday and beat Chicago State 74-64. On the day Chicago State announced it will join the Western Athletic Conference in 2013, the Cougars nearly delivered an upset win against their crosstown foe. Chicago State (2-8) shot 53 percent in the first half...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

DePaul’s Melvin & Young Go Camping

DePaul duo Cleveland Melvin & Brandon Young spent the last three days learning from some of the best in the game at the Kevin Durant Skills Academy in Chicago. Hear what the two Blue Demons have to say about their offseason in this report.
Via depaul.scout.com
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Pitt blows late lead, stunned by DePaul (AP)

Brandon Young scored 26 points, including a three-point play with 1.3 seconds left, as DePaul beat Pittsburgh 84-81 Thursday night. Young scored the game's last seven points for the Blue Demons (10-4, 1-1 Big East) after Pitt (11-5, 0-3) held an 81-77 lead with 17.2 seconds remaining. Young's layup cut the Panthers' lead to two points; then Pitt's Isaiah Epps missed...
Via Rivals.com
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

DePaul 81, Ark.-Pine Bluff 62

Brandon Young scored 19 points as DePaul matched its best start since 2004-05 with an 81-62 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday night. The Blue Demons (8-3) used a 22-5 run late in the first half to take a 48-28 advantage at the break and led by 27 points in the second half. Jeremiah Kelly had 15 points, and Cleveland Melvin and Jamee Crockett added 13 and 10 points, respectively...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Sweet 16: Here comes the champ

The inaugural Sweet 16 championship match pitted one DePaul sophomore from Baltimore against another DePaul sophomore from Baltimore. Forward Cleveland Melvin, the reigning Big East Rookie of the Year, and guard Brandon Young, a Big East All-Rookie Team selection, battled in the fan voting for the title of Baltimore's best college basketball player. After one week of voting...
Via Ravens Insider
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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