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Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Andrew Hattersley

November 10, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Basketball, Basketball Preview, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

After 36 years at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, the Blue Demons finally opened up their new arena in the South Loop just next to McCormick Place on Cermak Avenue. The arena has already held some events including a Bob Dylan and Chicago concert, exhibition games against IU Northwest a week prior to...

Men’s Basketball dominates in exhibition tuneup

Men’s Basketball dominates in exhibition tuneup

Paul Steeno

November 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The provocative question of who would score the first basket at Wintrust Arena has finally been answered. On the first possession of the DePaul Blue Demon’s dominating 121-65 exhibition victory against NAIA opponent Indiana University Northwest at Wintrust Arena on Sunday afternoon, junior forward Eli Ca...

Former Blue Demon Billy Garrett Jr. earns spot on G-League roster

Former Blue Demon Billy Garrett Jr. earns spot on G-League roster

Paul Steeno

October 27, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demons guard Billy Garrett Jr. has earned a spot on the training camp roster of the New York Knicks G League affiliate Westchester Knicks the team announced Monday. Read More »...

Volleyball gets swept over the weekend

Volleyball gets swept over the weekend

Garret Neal

October 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

DePaul women’s volleyball entered its Breast Cancer Awareness weekend with one win in their last seven games, winning just five sets over that span.  With two games over the weekend, DePaul looked to get right with matchups against Butler and Xavier. On Friday, DePaul faced a Butler team that was ...

Men’s soccer can’t weather the Red Storm on senior day

Men’s soccer can’t weather the Red Storm on senior day

Andrew Hattersley

October 23, 2017


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

In a back-and-forth affair on DePaul Men's Soccer’s Senior Day, it was St. John’s freshman Jack Shearer, who had the deciding goal.  In the eighth minute of the game for the Red Storm, Shearer took advantage of a deflection and tapped in the sole goal of the match and St. John’s held on for the ...

Commentary: Tyger Campbell still in the running for DePaul

Commentary: Tyger Campbell still in the running for DePaul

Shane Rene

October 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

DePaul’s official unveiling and first open practice at Wintrust Arena on Saturday Oct. 14 gave fans and media their first taste of the most highly anticipated season in over a decade of Blue Demon basketball.  But aside from the general allure of a swanky new arena in the South Loop, there isn’t a...

Wintrust to host women’s Big East Tournament 2018-2020

Wintrust to host women’s Big East Tournament 2018-2020

Garret Neal

October 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Wintrust Arena added to the list of events it is hosting when it was announced last Tuesday that the women’s Big East tournament for the next three seasons would be held there. Since the conferences realignment, the event has been hosted at Allstate Arena in 2014 and 2015, McGrath-Phillips Arena in 2016...

Big East preseason coaches’ poll puts DePaul in last place

Big East preseason coaches’ poll puts DePaul in last place

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

October 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

With very few believers outside of the program, it’s going to be DePaul basketball against the world this season. The Big East Conference revealed its 2017-18 preseason coaches’ poll on Wednesday, Oct. 18, as players and coaches gathered at Madison Square Garden in New York City for Big East Medi...

Women’s soccer draws with Butler on senior day

Women’s soccer draws with Butler on senior day

Andrew Hattersley

October 16, 2017


Filed under Soccer

After having senior day postponed one day because of weather, 90 minutes was still not enough to settle it in a tough conference matchup between DePaul and Butler. The Blue Demons outshot the Bulldogs 20 to 10, however, neither side was able to push across the winning goal. Both teams settled for a 1-1 tie...

Eighth Grader and Ukrainian big man make verbal commitment’s to DePaul

Eighth Grader and Ukrainian big man make verbal commitment’s to DePaul

Paul Steeno

October 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Oct. 8 The DePaul men’s basketball program has received another verbal commitment from a player who has yet to reach high school. California eighth grader Skyy Clark announced on his Instagram page Sunday evening that he has verbally committed to DePaul, supposedly to play alongside Chicago eighth g...

Tyger Campbell and Bryan Penn-Johnson spotted at Wintrust

Tyger Campbell and Bryan Penn-Johnson spotted at Wintrust

Paul Steeno

October 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

When Wintrust arena opened its doors on Saturday, two four-star recruits, Tyger Campbell and Bryan Penn Johnson, were in attendance. The first notable recruit in attendance at the scrimmage Saturday is probably the one more familiar to DePaul fans. Four-star La Lumiere point guard Tyger Campbell comm...

Open Season: DePaul hosts open practice at Wintrust Arena

Open Season: DePaul hosts open practice at Wintrust Arena

Garret Neal and Paul Steeno

October 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

Sheets of rain fell out of the sky without end, but the spirits of the Blue Demon faithful were not dampened as they waited for the first public event at Wintrust Arena since completion.  On Saturday DePaul held a free event to show off the new home of DePaul Basketball.  The day was highlighted by ...

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