Jan. 11, 2010

CHICAGO (AP) -DePaul has fired basketball coach Jerry Wainwright and replaced him on an interim basis with assistant Tracy Webster.

The school has scheduled a campus news conference Monday.

DePaul is 7-8 this season and 0-3 in the Big East. The Blue Demons are a 22-game regular-season losing streak in the conference.

Wainwright has a 59-80 overall record at DePaul, including 20-51 in the Big East. He was in his fifth season at the school after stints at UNC Wilmington and Richmond.