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Tony Stubblefield is on the clock. Will he make DePaul basketball matter again?

First-year DePaul men’s basketball coach Tony Stubblefield will turn 52 on March 28, a day after the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament is settled. Let’s go out on a limb and predict the Blue Demons won’t be preparing for the Final Four. DePaul hasn’t been in the tournament since 2004, after all, and has finished at the very bottom of the Big East in 10 of the last 12 seasons.

The Breakfast Buffet: Arizona/Wichita State, Jack Nunge, Tony Stubblefield

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DePaul opens Tony Stubblefield era with win over Coppin State

Despite a very poor performance in the first half, the DePaul Blue Demons took care of business Wednesday, opening the season with a 97-72 win over the Coppin State Eagles. The first 20 minutes had fans a bit concerned that the Blue Demons were going to be the same underperforming team they’ve been in the past, as DePaul took a narrow 44-40 lead into the break after trailing for more than five minutes throughout the first half, against a Coppin State team that lost by 58 to Loyola Chicago just 24 hours before playing DePaul.

Column: Can Tony Stubblefield succeed where so many coaches failed in returning DePaul to men’s basketball glory? The longtime Oregon assistant says he’s out to win ‘immediately.’

Tony Stubblefield is ready to attempt the unthinkable in his first year as DePaul’s men’s basketball coach. If he succeeds, the Blue Demons will end an era of basketball irrelevancy, prove they can compete in the Big East and join Illinois and Loyola in the conversation among local college hoops fans. It’s a tall order for the 51-year-old Stubblefield, a longtime assistant under Dana Altman at ...
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DePaul tips off Tony Stubblefield era vs. Coppin State

New DePaul men's basketball coach Tony Stubblefield understands the challenges associated with resuscitating a struggling program. The task started when the former Oregon assistant replaced Dave Leitao in April, and is set to begin in earnest Wednesday as the Stubblefield era opens with a visit from Coppin State. "It's very...

DePaul coach Tony Stubblefield adds 3 to his staff, including former Illinois assistant and Public League coach Paris Parham

DePaul men’s basketball coach Tony Stubblefield has hired three members of his inaugural staff, the program announced Tuesday. Paris Parham, a former Illinois assistant, and Steve Thomas, a former Richmond assistant, were hired as assistant coaches. Patrick Scully, who worked with Stubblefield at Oregon, will serve as director of basketball operations. “I’m thrilled to welcome Paris, Steve and ...