Shane Larkin leaving DePaul

Updated: August 4, 2011, 7:17 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

DePaul freshman Shane Larkin is leaving the university to be closer to his Florida home due an undisclosed medical condition, Blue Demons coach Oliver Purnell announced Thursday.

"It crushed him," said Shane's father and former baseball star Barry Larkin. "It's a medical issue. I'm not at liberty to discuss my son's medical issues. It was probably one of the toughest things he's had to deal with. He felt terrible. He felt like he's let people down."

Barry Larkin wasn't sure ...

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