DePaul Vs. Connecticut Preview: Blue Demons Try To Snap Losing Streak

ROSEMONT, IL - FEBRUARY 06: Darius Johnson-Odom #1 of the Marquette Golden Eagles and Charles McKinney #32 of the DePaul Blue Demons battle for a loose ball at Allstate Arena on February 6, 2012 in Rosemont, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

DePaul hasn't won a game since Jan. 25.

The DePaul Blue Demons have improved over last season, but they're still struggling through Big East play, and they head into Wednesday night's game at UConn on a four-game losing streak.

Related: With six games left, where does UConn go from here?

As is usually the case with Jim Calhoun's teams, the Huskies are playing outstanding interior defense -- opponents are hitting just 39.5% of their twos against UConn -- but they aren't creating a lot of turnovers. And since DePaul's offense takes pretty good care of the ball, that's probably not an area that will lead to their demise.

What will be a potential game-changer is UConn's offensive rebounding prowess. Defensive rebounding has been a glaring issue for the Blue Demons all season, and if they don't step up on the glass against the Huskies, the odds of an upset decrease considerably.

Date & Time: Wednesday, Feb. 15, 6:00 p.m. CT

TV: Big East Network/SNY

Internet Stream: ESPN3

Series History: UConn leads 6-1

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage of this matchup, head over to The UConn Blog and Big East Coast Bias. And for more from around college hoops, check out SB Nation's NCAA basketball news hub.

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