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proberson24

  • joined Jun 17, 2013
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I'm Pierce Roberson. College graduate of Western Illinois University. I write news copy for the World's Greatest Newspaper, otherwise known as WGN. Connoisseur of all things bacon. Donald Sterling once kicked me out of Staples Center for wearing blackface. Chicago > Everything.

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User Blog

McDermott 3K is CenturyLink Center's Best Moment

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CenturyLink Center's greatest moment was a celebration of its tenant's greatest player.

Jay Wright joins in on the A-L-S Ice Bucket Challenge

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Villanova coach Jay Wright pledges a C-note to A-L-S research, and challenges his bro's to do the same.

Who is the Greatest Big East Player of the 90s?

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Before you begin your countdown to the Millennium, join the BECB crew as we discuss our picks for the greatest Big East player of the 1990s.

Who is the Greatest Big East Player of the 1980s?

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The Big East Coast Bias team goes back in time - to when cell phones were 40 pounds heavier - to discuss the greatest Big East players of the 1980s.

Former Dukie Thornton Joins Wojo's Marquette Staff

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The new Marquette coach will bring a familiar face to his coaching staff.

McDermott's Impressive July Continues

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Good Guy Dougie gets a new contract, All-Summer League honors, an invite to the US Men's National team camp, and trade rumors - all in one week!

DePaul Recruiting Wrap-up

DePaul welcomes four incoming freshman, including 3-star recruit Ray Doby.

What Doug McDermott Brings to the Chicago Bulls

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We won't know for sure how good Doug McDermott will be in the NBA until he hits the court this fall. But for now, let's just say the Bulls front office got this one right.

The History of the Big East in the NBA Draft

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The Big East has churned out some of the NBA's top talent over the years. On the eve of the 68th annual NBA Draft, we look back on the conference's legacy on draft night.

Projected 2014-15 DePaul Starting Lineup

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Oliver Purnell was given one more chance to prove he as the right man for the job five years ago. His starting lineup will dictate whether or not he sticks around.

2016 PG Recruit Bishop Receives Offer From DePaul

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HS Junior Xavier Bishop, a guard out of Springfield Lanphier (IL), received a scholarship offer from the Blue Demons on Thursday.

DePaul Announces 2014-15 Non-Conference Schedule

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A home game versus Stanford and a Christmas tourney in Hawaii headline the Blue Demons upcoming non-conference schedule.

DePaul, Northwestern Agree to 5-Year Series

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The top two Chicago-area schools set to begin five-year basketball series starting in 2015-16.

One Scandal Down...

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Donald Sterling is finally banned from the NBA. Now America can turn its attention to another basketball problem: pay for play

National Championship Smackdown!

Hope you're not too worn out from WrestleMania. There's a national championship game tonight! YES! YES! YES!

Should the Big East Expand to 12 Schools?

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With Illinois state senators lobbying for a third state school in the Big Ten, it begs the question: could the Big East benefit from expansion, or should it stray away from repeating past mistakes?

Season Review: DePaul Blue Demons

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With a new-look Blue Demon program looking to turn the tide, and the AD's vote of confidence in coach Oliver Purnell, let's take a look back on the ups and down's of the 2013-14 DePaul Blue Demons.

Same Name, New Big East Tournament

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With a new-look conference, the Big East will look to create more memories on the final road to the Big Dance.

Report: DePaul AD says Purnell will return for 5th

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Despite another dreadful season, Oliver Purnell will stay on as DePaul's head coach next season. With a dying fan base and no respect in the Big East, can the program afford to keep Purnell on?

Blue Demons Look to End Season on High Note

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DePaul may be perennial "jobbers" in the BIG East, but for now, they celebrate.

Nova Survives Against the Johnnies

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Villanova outlasts St. John's in a matinee thriller in Philly

Xavier Takes Care of DePaul

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Did DePaul lose? (Spoiler Alert: Yep.)

4 Things to Watch: DePaul vs. Xavier

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Xavier can't afford a loss to DePaul. They shouldn't be worried, but here's the four things you need to know before tonight's game

Providence Rolls over DePaul

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Providence ends their three-game skid over the Blue Demons, 84-61.

Game Preview: DePaul at Providence

Providence keeps pushing for an at-large bid today against a DePaul team that could be pushing their coach out of town

Is a Coaching Change in Order at DePaul?

Oliver Purnell is a known for turning around programs, but after four years after DePaul, has his time ran out?

VIllanova Trounces DePaul, Eyes Creighton

Villanova has its way with DePaul before a Sunday showdown in Omaha

No. 6 Villanova Enters DePaul

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With the Battle of Tobacco Road postponed tonight, the eyes of the basketball world shift to Rosemont, where BIG East-leaders Villanova gear up for a DePaul squad searching for answers.

Cleveland Melvin Leaves DePaul Program

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The Blue Demons lose their star forward for the rest of the season

Creighton holds off DePaul in 78-66 win

Creighton holds off a Blue Demon comeback as Doug McDermott continues to climb in the record books.

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