Chicago coaches like local tourney

Updated: November 4, 2010, 8:59 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- DePaul coach Oliver Purnell not only liked the idea of an annual Chicagoland basketball invitational, but he also went as far as suggesting a name for it on Tuesday.

Alongside the coaches of Chicago State, Loyola, Northwestern and UIC at a press conference in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, Purnell offered up "The Chicago 5" as a potential invite name, playing off the college alliance of the "Philadelphia Big 5."

"I'm the new guy, so I can say anything," Purnell joked. ...

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