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Big East Tournament: DePaul’s season ends in familiar fashion

Big East Tournament: DePaul’s season ends in familiar fashion

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK — It was a movie DePaul fans had seen many times this season; an up and down journey to a single possession gone awry in the final seconds — so predictable it's almost comical. But falling short in a must-win game at Madison Square Garden against a team you beat just two weeks before is...

Commentary: Another empty season for DePaul men’s basketball

Commentary: Another empty season for DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

March 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK — On Wednesday night in Madison Square Garden, DePaul men’s basketball coach Dave Leitao sat in the press conference room after DePaul was knocked out in the first round of the Big East tournament. Answering in the same calm and measured way he does for most press conferences, he responded...

Big East Tournament: DePaul men’s basketball falls to Xavier 75-64

Big East Tournament: DePaul men’s basketball falls to Xavier 75-64

Ben Gartland

March 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK — In Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, there were teams with two different mindsets. Xavier, who had a bad losing skid to close out the conference season, were trying to keep their NCAA tournament hopes alive after they had been so strong just two months ago. A loss to the las...

2017 Big East tournament preview: DePaul men’s basketball vs. Xavier

2017 Big East tournament preview: DePaul men’s basketball vs. Xavier

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK — DePaul men's basketball plays in the opening round of the Big East tournament tonight as they play Xavier, a team they've lost to twice this season. The Facts Who: No. 10 DePaul vs. No. 7 Xavier What: First round of the 2017 Big East men's basketball tournament When: Wednesday,...

DePaul women’s basketball falls short of third Big East title

DePaul women’s basketball falls short of third Big East title

Shane Rene

March 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Sports, Women's Sports

MILWAUKEE – If there is anything that Tuesday night’s 2017 Women’s Big East championship proved, it’s that NCAA women’s basketball is in no way, shape, or form inherently boring – and, of course, that anything can happen in March. Basketball fans got exactly what they signed up for in...

DePaul women’s basketball advances to Big East championship

DePaul women’s basketball advances to Big East championship

Shane Rene

March 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Sports, Women's Sports

MILWAUKEE – DePaul women’s basketball got the revenge they were looking for in Monday night’s 59-41 rock-fight with St. Johns, sending the Blue Demons into their third championship appearance in four years. The Blue Demons got off to a slow start on offense, struggling to navigate around a stingy...

DePaul women’s basketball sinks Pirates in Big East quarterfinals 92-60

DePaul women’s basketball sinks Pirates in Big East quarterfinals 92-60

Shane Rene

March 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Sports, Women's Sports

MILWAUKEE — In the simplest terms, the Blue Demons are good at basketball – and that may be an understatement. Five individual players scored in double figures for DePaul in Sunday night’s 92-60 dismembering of Seton Hall, advancing Doug Bruno’s historic program to their fourth consecutive...

Four Big East titles in a row

Four Big East titles in a row

Shane Rene

February 27, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Sports, Women's Sports

Jessica January and Amarah Coleman starred as DePaul clinched the no. 1 seed in next week’s Big East Tournament and a fourth consecutive regular season conference championship (2017 title shared with Creighton) in Sunday afternoon’s 79-70 win against the Georgetown Hoyas.  Read More »...

Women’s basketball heads to Milwaukee for the Big East Tournament

Women’s basketball heads to Milwaukee for the Big East Tournament

DePaulia Sports Staff

February 27, 2017


Filed under Big East Tournament, Sports

The narratives After falling short of their third consecutive Big East title last year, DePaul heads to Milwaukee with a target on their back as they look to reclaim their crown. Read More »...

Big East tournament: DePaul handily defeated by Georgetown 70-53

Big East tournament: DePaul handily defeated by Georgetown 70-53

Ben Gartland

March 9, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK – There was a moment in the second half when DePaul had gone down by their largest deficit to that point, and Billy Garrett Jr. shoved a pass out of bounds, a result of miscommunication between him and Myke Henry. Eli Cain gave an exasperated shrug as he headed to the bench for a timeout. The team was dejected as it seemed like it was that moment had put the final nail int...

St. John’s wins Big East championship over Creighton

St. John’s wins Big East championship over Creighton

Zachary Holden

March 9, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Sports, Women's Sports

Having split the season series with both teams winning on the opposing court, the Big East final was up in the air. No. 4 St. John’s had just upset No. 1 DePaul in the semifinals while No. 7 Creighton toppled No. 3 Seton Hall to set up the first 4 vs. 7 matchup in the championship game ever. Read More »...

2016 Big East men’s basketball tournament: DePaul vs. Georgetown preview

2016 Big East men’s basketball tournament: DePaul vs. Georgetown preview

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons (9-21, 3-15 Big East) head into New York as the ninth seed in the 2016 Big East tournament and they will play a Georgetown (14-17, 7-11) team that has fallen off the map as of late. The Hoyas have lost their last six games and nine out of their last ten. The Hoyas did sweep the...

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