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Mark Aguirre watches as his Westinghouse uniform number is retired during a game against Orr on Jan. 11, 2017. Aguirre starred at DePaul, was the No. 1 pick in the 1981 NBA draft and was a three-time All-Star and two-time champion. DePaul Hires Aguirre as Special Assistant to AD – DePaul is bringing back one of its all-time greats, announcing Wednesday that former basketball star Mark Aguirre will be a special assistant to athletic director DeWayne Peevy. Aguirre, 63, will focus on community outreach and donor engagement in his new role while providing strategic counsel to Peevy, according to a university news release that said the College Basketball Hall of Famer and three-time NBA All-Star’s appointment is effective immediately. After starring at Westinghouse, where he led the Warriors to the Public League championship as a senior, Aguirre had a spectacular career for the Blue Demons, who went 79-10 during his three seasons. Read more at:  https://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/college/ct-depaul-hires-mark-aguirre-20231018-kmj67jyog5dyzjkis7hc35nimy-story.html  (Chicago Tribune Staff)

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