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DePaul lands preferred walk-on

DePaul lands preferred walk-on

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

When new DePaul Blue Demon commit Mick Sullivan entered Wintrust Arena in Chicago’s South Loop on his recruiting visit at the beginning of April, he viewed the arena the same way a wide-eyed child does when he first lays eyes on his presents on Christmas morning. “It was mind blowing, I had never s...

Plotkin announces first signing class

Plotkin announces first signing class

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

It’s all a series of firsts for new DePaul head coach Mark Plotkin, and last week he announced his first signing class as coach of the Blue Demons. The class includes: Matthew Brickman, Jake Fuderer, Sadra Golzarian, Austin Koss, Robert Rao, Matt Solem and Patrick Watkins. After only being announced as head coa...

Casati honored as athlete of the week

Casati honored as athlete of the week

Paul Steeno

April 19, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis

Spearheading a 2-0 week for the DePaul Blue Demon men's tennis team has earned DePaul sophomore Christopher Casati the first Big East Athlete of the Week accolade of his collegiate career. With the score knotted at three apiece against Butler University last Friday, the Deerfield, Ill. native squeaked...

Sullivan appreciative of opportunity to become Blue Demon

Sullivan appreciative of opportunity to become Blue Demon

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

When new DePaul Blue Demon commit Mick Sullivan entered Wintrust Arena in Chicago's South Loop on his recruiting visit at the beginning of April, he viewed the arena the same way a wide-eyed child does when he first lays eyes on his presents on Christmas morning. "It was mind blowing, I had never...

Mada, Gates honored as Big East Field Athletes of the Week

Mada, Gates honored as Big East Field Athletes of the Week

Paul Steeno

April 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It's a double dosage of Blue Demons in the Big East Conference honors list for track and field this week. In a result that surprised nobody, junior jumper Brian Mada earned Big East Men's Field Athlete of the Week. Mada won both the long jump and the triple jump at the Illinois Twilight meet on Saturday...

Maric signs contract in Turkey

Maric signs contract in Turkey

Paul Steeno, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demon center Marin Maric knew from the time he began college at Northern Illinois University in 2013 that he wanted to play in the NBA someday. He hasn't made it there yet, but on Thursday he took a massive step towards realizing that dream. Per EuroBasket.com, the 6-foot-11-inch ...

A look at the 2018 recruiting class

A look at the 2018 recruiting class

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


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

A lot has changed for DePaul and some has stayed the same since early signing period for college basketball recruits ended on Nov. 15. Still remaining are John Diener and George Maslennikov, while Flynn Cameron was added to the mix four days before Christmas. Although Cameron was with the program th...

Maric ready for next challenge in Turkey

Maric ready for next challenge in Turkey

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demon center Marin Maric knew from the time he began college at Northern Illinois University in 2013 that he wanted to play in the NBA someday. He hasn't made it there just yet, but on Thursday he took a massive step towards realizing that dream. Per EuroBasket.com, the 6-foo...

Mada’s double win earns him Big East Weekly Honors

Mada’s double win earns him Big East Weekly Honors

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Track & Field

DePaul Blue Demon track and field athlete Brian Mada jumped his way to another Big East Field Athlete of the Week honor after winning the long jump and triple jump at the Baylor Invitational on Saturday. The junior leaped 7.37 meters in the long jump to edge out Baylor freshman Jalen Seals (7.36 meters)...

Red hot, ice cold

Red hot, ice cold

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


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

Loyola-Chicago’s men’s basketball program ended their spectacular NCAA tournament run Saturday night with a 69-57 loss to No. 3 Michigan in the Final Four, and the DePaul Blue Demons watched from home for the fourteenth consecutive year. That drought was even longer for the Loyola Ramblers, who wo...

Roster rollover: Blue Demons’ leading scorer enters NBA draft without agent

Roster rollover: Blue Demons’ leading scorer enters NBA draft without agent

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul redshirt junior forward Max Strus has taken an important step on his journey toward realizing his NBA dream. The university announced via a press release Wednesday afternoon Strus’ intention to declare for the 2018 NBA draft. He has not hired an agent, meaning he has until June 11 to decide if he wants to keep ...

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