"If you quick shoot and miss, and don't defend and rebound, you're putting together a recipe for disaster," DePaul coach Doug Bruno said.
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"Just because we've done it in years past doesn't mean we'll do it tomorrow," Bruno said. "But one thing I think does put players in a position to play in this environment is playing a very difficult non-conference schedule."
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