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PREVIEW: Northwestern visits DePaul for Chicago bragging rights

PREVIEW: Northwestern visits DePaul for Chicago bragging rights

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 15, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

There's something about a college basketball rivalry game in Chicago that creates a palpable excitement that permeates throughout the city. "I'm not from here, but we can feel the vibes," said DePaul Blue Demon junior guard Eli Cain. "We want to have the city to ourselves. There's a lot of other go...

Two DePaul guards sidelined indefinitely

Two DePaul guards sidelined indefinitely

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 14, 2017


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

DePaul guards Rebekah Dahlman and Jolene Daninger will be sidelined indefinitely as both players continue to recover from early season injuries. Dahlman, a fifth-year transfer and graduate student from Vanderbilt, sustained a broken left hand in the Blue Demons season opening loss against Northern...

DePaul rallies past Northwestern behind third quarter run

DePaul rallies past Northwestern behind third quarter run

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 13, 2017


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

The first seven minutes weren’t pretty for DePaul (7-3), but from then it was a different story as the Blue Demons rallied past rival Northwestern (6-5) thanks to a 41-9 third quarter run that helped flipped the script and allow the visiting squad to head home with a 92-63 win. The Wildcats jumped...

Alexa Ben earns All-Region Scholar team designation

Alexa Ben earns All-Region Scholar team designation

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

Tack another academic award onto DePaul Blue Demon women's soccer player Alexa Ben's already-full bulletin board. The United Soccer Coaches announced the Women's Scholar All-North/Central Region teams on Wednesday morning, and Ben is one of twelve women to earn First Team honors. She owns a 3.71...

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Alabama A&M Monday night

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Alabama A&M Monday night

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 13, 2017


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

Don't look now, but the DePaul Blue Demons are riding a wave of momentum that comes with a five-game winning streak and find themselves at 6-4 going into a big matchup against the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday afternoon at Wintrust Arena. Even with this record the Blue Demons reside in the cellar...

DePaul bench comes through in win over Alabama A&M

DePaul bench comes through in win over Alabama A&M

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul (6-4) was without two starters Monday night when they faced a winless Alabama A&M (0-9), but that proved to be no problem as they rolled to an 83-59 win at Wintrust Arena. Jumping out to a quick 20-point lead midway through the first half, a lead they would maintain much of the night afforded...

Blue Demons make it five in a row with win against Alabama A&M

Blue Demons make it five in a row with win against Alabama A&M

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 12, 2017


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

Monday night's 83-59 win against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs (0-9) felt like an appetizer for the DePaul Blue Demon's (6-4) main course meal on Saturday against Northwestern. The matchup featuring a talented DePaul team and a still winless Alabama A&M one manifested exactly as you'd expect...

PREVIEW: Blue Demons return home to face Alabama A&M

PREVIEW: Blue Demons return home to face Alabama A&M

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Taking care of business against a winless Alabama A&M team is on the mind of the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team as they enter the sixth week of the 2017-2018 season. The Blue Demons (5-4) face the Alabama A&M Bulldogs (0-8) of the Southwestern Athletic Conference for the first...

DePaul basketball gets first taste of life without starting point guard

DePaul basketball gets first taste of life without starting point guard

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons have a point guard problem. Before DePaul's 65-55 win against the University of Illinois at Chicago Flames on Saturday at the UIC Pavilion, DePaul announced that Devin Gage, who started at point guard for each of the Blue Demon's first eight games of the season, will miss the rest of the season after rupturing the Achille...

DePaul edges rival UIC 65-55

DePaul edges rival UIC 65-55

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Battling through injuries and a tough road environment, DePaul (5-4) held off a late run from UIC (3-6) to pick up an important road win over their rival 65-55. "It was a very competitive and hard fought game, we can look back and know that we left everything out there," Leitao said. "Probably left...

DePaul guard Devin Gage to miss remainder of 2017-18 season

DePaul guard Devin Gage to miss remainder of 2017-18 season

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sophomore Devin Gage will miss the rest of the 2017-18 season after rupturing his Achilles tendon in his right foot Wednesday night during DePaul's 85-57 win against Central Connecticut. Gage has started all eight games so far this season averaging 5.9 points and 2.8 assists over 24.1 minutes per...

Connecticut races past DePaul 103-69

Connecticut races past DePaul 103-69

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The number one team in the country Connecticut (8-0) proved why Friday night, putting on a passing clinic in route to a 103-69 victory over DePaul (6-3), who came in winners of three straight entering this highly anticipated matchup at Wintrust Arena. After the game, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno tipped...

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