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DePaul Gets Early Start on Practice

In this report, Blue Demons coach Oliver Purnell talks about the start of practice, the health of his team, and some changes for the 2013-14 season.

The DePaul Blue Demons got an early jump on practice this year, thanks to a NCAA rule change. In the past, the official start of practice has been in mid-October. This season schools are permitted to start practicing six weeks before their first game. This change enabled the Blue Demons to hit the court on September 28th. "We started early this year," said Purnell. "So, it's really a weird...

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