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Poor shooting leads to night of frustration for DePaul

Poor shooting leads to night of frustration for DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In a game that started with a jumper from Marin Maric to give DePaul (8-10, 1-5 Big East) a 2-0 lead, ended in a night of frustration as yet another offensive drought sunk the Blue Demons in a 70-52 loss to Marquette (13-6, 4-3 Big East). On a cold night in Milwaukee, the Blue Demons matched that...

Who’s the point? Breaking down the Blue Demons point guard situation

Who’s the point? Breaking down the Blue Demons point guard situation

Paul Steeno and Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018


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

In the DePaul Blue Demon's 91-74 win against the St. John's Red Storm on Jan. 6, Blue Demon junior point guard Eli Cain scored 11 points to reach 1,000 points in his career. When Cain arrived in Lincoln Park prior to this season, he probably didn't envision scoring his 1,000th career point while p...

Former player accepts “dream” job with men’s soccer program

Former player accepts “dream” job with men’s soccer program

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

When DePaul men’s soccer’s new head coach Mark Plotkin left for Colgate after the 2013 season, he hoped at some point he would be able to return to Chicago to be closer to family. What he didn’t know is it would be just a couple years later, and that opportunity would be to coach at his alma m...

Blue Demon Rundown

Blue Demon Rundown

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Track & Field, Women's Sports

Track and Field The Track and Field team returned to action this past weekend for their first meet since the first week of December. One of the standouts of the meet was Alexia Brooks who tied a school record in the 60M hurdles prelims and then broke it just a while later, clocking in at 8.51 seconds, ...

Commentary: FS1 All-Access game review

Commentary: FS1 All-Access game review

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Sports

If you’re a sports fan like me and you appreciate everything that happens off the field as much as — if not more than — what happens on it, FS1’s first-ever “All-Access” broadcast of DePaul hosting Providence was awesome. In fact, it was nearly perfect. Growing up as an avid athlete, I watch...

Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018


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

A Monday evening date with the worst defense in the Big East by opponent field goal percentage (47.8 percent) and points allowed (77 per game) could have been an opportunity for the Blue Demon offense to get in sync. But did they? After mishandling a low pass with 2:33 remaining in the first half,...

Women’s basketball conclude weekend home-stand with win against Butler

Women’s basketball conclude weekend home-stand with win against Butler

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


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

DePaul had no qualms dispatching a good Butler team 87-65 in their final regular-season game at Wintrust Arena, although it wasn’t a laugher the whole way. The first quarter was absolutely brutal in terms of scoring.  Butler (11-8; 3-4 Big East) had eight turnovers and hit just 3-of-11 shots le...

PREVIEW: Blue Demons look to ace road test against Marquette on MLK Day

PREVIEW: Blue Demons look to ace road test against Marquette on MLK Day

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

If there was an advanced statistic that quantified heartbreak in losses, DePaul might lead the country in that category this season. First, there was the 89-79 overtime loss against Oregon way back in the PK80 Invitational tournament. Then, there was the 62-60 loss against Northwestern on Dec. 16...

Former Blue Demon Myke Henry earns NBA two-way contract

Former Blue Demon Myke Henry earns NBA two-way contract

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demon basketball player Myke Henry is one step closer to making it to the NBA after signing a two-way contract with the Memphis Grizzlies. A two-way contract means Henry spends up to 45 days in the NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies, and the rest of the time he will spend with the Grizzlies G League affiliate, the Memphis Hustle. In 27 games with the Oklahom...

Providence stuns DePaul with 22-0 run in second half

Providence stuns DePaul with 22-0 run in second half

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For 23 minutes of game time, it looked like the DePaul Blue Demons would leave Wintrust Arena with a second consecutive Big East victory to their name. But, the Providence Friars (12-6; 3-2 Big East) had other plans. The Blue Demons (8-9; 1-4 Big East) found out the hard way that it's difficult to...

Women’s basketball trounces Xavier at Wintrust

Women’s basketball trounces Xavier at Wintrust

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

In DePaul’s first game of the weekend, the women took on the Xavier Musketeers, who came in 1-4 in the Big East and on a four-game losing streak.  The Demons (13-5; 5-1 Big East) ensured there would be no chance of an upset, taking care of business in a 79-48 throttling for their third straight win si...

Blue Demons battle Friars in FS1 all-access game

Blue Demons battle Friars in FS1 all-access game

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Somebody is excited about the DePaul Blue Demons (8-8; 1-3 Big East) all-access matchup against the Providence Friars (11-6; 2-2 Big East) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Wintrust Arena. DePaul and Providence meet for the 39th time, with the Friars holding a decisive 28-10 advantage in the all-time series....

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