Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 10/29/14
Hopefully, this week in Madison Square Garden will say goodbye to the league in style, by winning a few consecutive games. The Blue Demons are part of the Catholic seven who are starting their own conference, and bringing the Big East name with them. Yes, seven Catholic schools gave up their conference for Lent. DePaul will play Rutgers next in the final Big East as we know it tournament. “I do think we match-up against them well, and of course we won the game here,” Purnell said of the match-up with the Scarlet Knights. “This is our NCAA tournament,” Purnell said of the Big East tournament. “We play Rutgers (on Tuesday). If we win, we keep going. So it functions exactly like a NCAA tournament. That’s the approach we have to take.” The team will need to rebound quickly from a disappointing senior day loss to Pitt on Saturday. The Blue Demons and Scarlet Knights are scheduled for a 8 p.m. CDT start following the Seton Hall-USF game. You can catch that game on 670 The Score or ESPNU....
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