Friday, February 26, 2010

Today in DePaul Hoops History - Feb. 27

February  27
Men’s Basketball
1965 – Sophomore Errol Palmer pulled down 25 rebounds in DePaul’s 83-67 Alumni Hall loss to Notre Dame. Three times Palmer finished the season as the Blue Demons leading rebounder. Palmer currently ranked no. 6 all-time in career rebounding with 874 caroms. The 1965 team behind a balanced offensive attack that featured four players averaging double figures advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament. 

Women’s Basketball
2005 - DePaul's no.3 all-time scorer Allie Quigley knocked down five-out-of-six three-point goals in a 77-56 win over rival Marquette in McGrath Arena. Eighty-three percent is the best shooting from three-point range in McGrath Arena history. The 05 version of the Blue Demons captured the Conference USA title and compiled a 26-5 mark and advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament.