DePaul has top 25, and very Chicagocentric Recruiting Class

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DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell added to his incoming recruiting class with the signing of Charles McKinney. McKinney is a native of Chicago’s north suburbs, who played three seasons at Maine East High School before competing last year at Quality Education Academy in North Carolina.

McKinney, a 6-4 guard with a 6-8 wingspan, joins DePaul’s top 25-ranked recruiting class that includes Chicagoland signees Jamee Crockett and Macari Brooks along with Orlando native Shane Larkin and Derrell Robertson from Mississippi.

CBSSports.com affiliated MaxPreps.com ranks DePaul’s incoming class at No. 25 in the nation and seventh among the Big East’s 16 programs.

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DePaul Brings in Miami Transfer Donnavan Kirk

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DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell announced that Donnavan Kirk has transferred to DePaul. Kirk is a redshirt freshman that was granted his release from Miami (Fla.) (The U! The U! It’s all about the U!) on Dec. 29 and started classes at DePaul on Monday.

“Donnavan Kirk is an outstanding run and jump athlete,” said Purnell. “He should fit into our system really well. The fact that he can start practice immediately is an advantage for him going into next season.”

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