Chicago; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: DePaul comes into the matchup against No. 20 UConn after losing three games in a row.
The Blue Demons are 8-4 on their home court. DePaul is 1-1 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.
The Huskies are 5-2 in Big East play. UConn has a 0-2 record in games decided by less than 4 points.
The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season between the two teams in conference play.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Demons: 1-9, averaging 66.1 points, 33.0 rebounds, 9.7 assists, 5.4 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 39.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 74.1 points per game.
Huskies: 7-3, averaging 76.6 points, 37.4 rebounds, 15.4 assists, 5.4 steals and 6.9 blocks per game while shooting 43.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 66.2 points.