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Billy Garrett Jr. was honored by fans before his final game at Allstate Arena. 
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Billy Garrett Jr. embarks on G-League career

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno November 6, 2017

Former DePaul Blue Demons guard Billy Garrett Jr. earned a spot on the training camp roster of the New York Knicks’ G-League affiliate Westchester Knicks via open tryout Oct. 23.  On Friday, Nov. 3,...

DePaul men's basketball falls in Big East opener to Georgetown

DePaul men’s basketball falls in Big East opener to Georgetown

Matthew Paras December 31, 2015

In the last two practices leading up to DePaul men’s basketball’s Big East opener against Georgetown, head coach Dave Leitao noticed the urgency was off. He said he thought his team was too loose and...

Notebook: DePaul guard Billy Garrett finding rhythm in win streak

Notebook: DePaul guard Billy Garrett finding rhythm in win streak

Matthew Paras December 12, 2015

In the middle of a four-game win streak, DePaul men’s basketball is stressing patience. And from that patience, point guard Billy Garrett Jr. is benefiting. Garrett, a junior, has seen...

DePaul men’s basketball survives scare against Norfolk State to snap losing streak

Matthew Paras November 23, 2015

The Blue Demons needed this one. DePaul men’s basketball snapped a three-game losing streak Monday with an 82-78 victory over Norfolk State in the last day of the Paradise Jam tournament in the U.S....

DePaul's Myke Henry (4) regains control of the ball as Creighton's Geoffrey Groselle (41) and Toby Hegner (32) defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Big East Conference tournament, Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in New York.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Creighton knocks DePaul out in the first round of the Big East tournament

Matthew Paras March 11, 2015

NEW YORK — For a half of basketball, anyway, DePaul men’s basketball seemed to correct the problems that plagued them for the last half of the season. The shot selection was good, passes were...

Turnovers doom DePaul men’s basketball as they fall to Villanova 81-64

Ben Gartland January 10, 2015

In a game where DePaul needed everything to go right, it seemed as if nothing could go their way as they fell to the Villanova Wildcats 84-61. It was their first conference loss of the season in which...

Billy Garrett's double-double helps DePaul knock off Xavier

Billy Garrett’s double-double helps DePaul knock off Xavier

Matthew Paras January 3, 2015

  Asked if his team would have won Saturday's game against Xavier last year, DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell pondered the question before he answered honestly. "No, how about that?" Purnell...

DePaul opens Big East with win over Marquette

DePaul opens Big East with win over Marquette

Matthew Paras December 31, 2014

All DePaul men's basketball needed to snap a six-game losing streak was a game-changing performance from the team's best player. Sophomore guard Billy Garrett Jr. scored 19 points, including nine of...

DePaul men’s basketball improves to 2-0 with 80-62 win over Drake

Matthew Paras November 18, 2014

There would be no meltdown this time. Guard Billy Garrett Jr. scored 15 points, Henry had 13 and the Blue Demons shot 55 percent to secure a comfortable 80-62 win over Drake in DePaul’s first home...

Billy's fight: Sophomore Billy Garrett Jr. of DePaul men's basketball lives with sickle cell disease

Billy’s fight: Sophomore Billy Garrett Jr. of DePaul men’s basketball lives with sickle cell disease

Matthew Paras November 9, 2014

Pride can be a funny thing. The pain Billy Garrett Jr. felt in his knee on a bus ride to the charter plane for an away game in January of last season was a feeling that he hadn’t felt in nearly two...

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