Ranked: #52
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Sources:
http://www.depaulbluedemons.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/oliver_purnell_680047.htm
http://xfinity.comcast.net/slideshow/sports-overpaidcollegebasketballcoaches/6/
Oliver Purnell
DePaul
Age:
61
Tenure With Current Team (Yrs.):
4

20
Overall Record:
436-358
Win Percentage:
.549
The Scoop:
The Knock:
NCAA National Titles:
0
NCAA Runner Up
Post Season Finishes:
0
Final Four
0
Sweet Sixteen
0
Elite Eights
0
NCAA Tournament Apperances
6
NIT Championship
NIT Runner Up
NIT Appearances
0
1
8
Coach Oliver Purnell has over 20 years of Division 1 head coaching experience. Since he began coaching in 1988 he has accomplished an overall winning record of 436–358 (.549). This includes six NCAA Tournament appearances (1992, 2000, 2003, 2008, 2009 and 2010). He has also led his teams to eight NIT appearances (1993. 1994, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006 and 2007), which includes an NIT Championship appearance in 2007 with Clemson. Clemson lost in the championship game against West Virginia 78-73.
Coach Oliver Purnell has been coaching with his current team DePaul for 4 years and is racking up the “L”s. Coach Oliver and his DePaul Blue Demons has a losing Big East Conference record of 9–57 (.136). Ouch!!!
Div. 1 Head Coaching Exp. (Yrs.):
Rating:
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Chances of Winning the NCAA Tournament 2014-2015:
Poor
Chances of Winning the NIT Tournament 2014-2015:
Poor
Chances of Winning the Conference Tournament 2014-2015:
Poor
Chances of becoming the Regular Season Champs 2014-2015:
Poor
Chance of an NCAA Tournament Appearance 2014-2015:
Poor
Chance of an NIT Tournament Appearance 2014-2015:
Fair
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