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NCAA punishes DePaul for basketball recruiting violation

The NCAA has suspended men’s basketball coach Dave Leitao for the first three games of the regular season, saying he should have done more to prevent recruiting violations by his staff. The NCAA also put the Big East program on three years of probation, issued a $5,000 fine and said an undetermined number of games will be vacated because DePaul put an ineligible player on the floor. Leitao was hired in 2015 and has pushed to return the Blue Demons to respectability.

DePaul women upset Duke

DURHAM, N.C. – DePaul kept taking the ball from Duke with its intense press, and answering seemingly every big Blue Devils bucket with a 3-pointer. That energy and efficiency sent the Blue Demons into the second weekend of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament.