Purnell: Pitchford situation complicated

Updated: July 19, 2010, 10:29 AM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

HIGHLAND, Ind. -- DePaul coach Oliver Purnell has read what has been written about the Blue Demons and their relationship with 2010 recruit Walter Pitchford.

Purnell realizes it appears as if Pitchford, a 6-foot-10 forward, wants to be released from his letter of intent to DePaul, and the school simply isn't allowing that.

Purnell claims the issue isn't so cut and dry.

"Of course, there's more to the story than that," said Purnell, who was evaluating high school ...

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