Oliver Purnell out as coach at DePaul

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Oliver Purnell is out as basketball coach at DePaul, the school announced Saturday.

Purnell officially resigned following a five-year stretch in which the Blue Demons won only 54 games and lost 105. They were 12-20 this season, were beaten handily by below-.500 Creighton in the first round of the Big East tournament and ended on an ugly eight-game losing streak. Read more

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