Oliver Purnell landed his first signature prospect at DePaul on Wednesday when Shane Larkin -- son of former Cincinnati Reds star Barry Larkin -- verbally committed to the Blue Demons.
MaxPreps.com ranks Larkin 71st in the Class of 2011.
Rivals.com has him 62nd.
He's a 5-foot-11 point guard who reportedly averaged 19 points, five assists and five rebounds last season at Dr. Phillips High in Orlando. Colorado, Central Florida and South Florida were other finalists for Larkin.