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  1. BU's Simms-Edwards going on defensive

    Scott Powers

    Bradley senior Dyricus Simms-Edwards got a good taste of basketball thievery at the start of the season and he's been obsessed with it ever since. "Even in a game, I get mad if I juggle the ball and don't get a steal," Simms-Edwards said. Simms...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  2. Purnell looks for DePaul to take next step

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- DePaul coach Oliver Purnell said Wednesday he believes the Blue Demons could jump to the middle of the Big East this season after finishing in last place the last two years. "That would be an improvement for us to get in the middle," th...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  3. Duo confident DePaul can make big leap

    Scott Powers

    DePaul juniors Cleveland Melvin and Brandon Young have had enough of being the Big East's punching bag the past two seasons. They get why they've struggled their first two years. They were the team's best players as freshmen and sophomores. Not on...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  4. Assembling Illinois' ideal high-major team

    Scott Powers

    DePaul, Illinois and Northwestern haven't cut it completely as individual teams this season, and there's a growing chance all three could be shut out of the NCAA tournament. As I watched Ohio State grab rebound after rebound on Wednesday, it made ...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  5. DePaul hopes to build on a dream ending

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Growing up, like most players, DePaul sophomore Brandon Young dreamed he would someday be the reason fans rushed a basketball court. It appeared so exhilarating whenever he saw it happen to other players on television. He just hoped hi...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  6. Non-conference recap: DePaul

    Scott Powers

    DePaul, 9-3 record, .4918 RPI (171st) The good: DePaul has already eclipsed its win total from last season. The Blue Demons went 6-6 during nonconference and 7-24 overall last season. ... Cleveland Melvin and Brandon Young have built on their stron...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  7. 5 Thoughts: DePaul's dynamic duo surging

    Scott Powers

    Here are five college basketball thoughts to chew on Monday. 1. DePaul is one of only two high-major programs to place a duo in the nation's top 80 scorers. Blue Demons sophomore forward Cleveland Melvin is tied for 37th in the country at 19.3 po...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  8. DePaul improves to 2-0 on France trip

    Scott Powers

    DePaul sophomores Brandon Young and Cleveland Melvin combined for 51 points to lead the Blue Demons to a 90-80 win over Toulouges in France on Wednesday. Melvin, the 2010 Big East Rookie of the Year, has been dominant in both of DePaul's games in Fr...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  9. Two Demons on Big East's All-Rookie team

    Scott Powers

    DePaul freshmen Cleveland Melvin and Brandon Young were named to the Big East All-Rookie Team on Sunday. Melvin was the only unanimous pick. He averaged 14.3 points, five rebounds and 1.5 blocks this season. He also scored 17.4 points per game in ...

    Blog | March 06, 2011
  10. State teams not off to a strong start

    Scott Powers

    Here are some of the major points we've learned about state teams so far this college basketball season. 1. Overall, this could be one of the worst seasons ever for the state. Bradley and Illinois State are 0-5 in the Missouri Valley. UIC is 0-4...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  11. Hawks player reviews: Brandon Saad

    Scott Powers

    Brandon Saad, Forward 2013-14 cap hit: $764,167 | Age: 21 | Season stats: 19 goals, 28 assists, plus-20 Season recap: Saad avoided a sophomore slump for the most part and took another step in his young career. He bounced around a few different...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  12. Brandon Saad has 'special night' for Hawks

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- It says something when Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane has four assists and he would prefer to talk about Brandon Saad. That was the case Wednesday, as Saad put together one of the most complete games of his young NHL career and...

    Blog | May 29, 2014