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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...

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...

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks fourth straight against crosstown rival

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks fourth straight against crosstown rival

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After dropping the first two games of the PK80 Classic, DePaul (4-4) have rattled off three straight wins heading into a crosstown matchup with UIC (3-5) Saturday afternoon at the UIC Pavilion. The Blue Demons are coming off an 85-57 victory over Central Connecticut on Wednesday night. The Blue De...

Bench shines in win over Central Connecticut

Bench shines in win over Central Connecticut

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul (4-4) had a lot of positives coming out of their 85-57 victory over Central Connecticut (5-4) Wednesday night, one of the biggest of those was the bench producing their best performance of the season.   Coming in, Brandon Cyrus, Justin Roberts and Jaylen Butz were averaging just over 13 poin...

Leitao records bittersweet victory against former player he coached

Leitao records bittersweet victory against former player he coached

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Apparently, DeP aul Blue Demon head coach Dave Leitao didn’t teach Central Connecticut State head coach Donyell Marshall everything he knew about basketball when Leitao was an assistant coach at the University of Connecticut responsible for the development of star player Marshall from 1991-1994. Le...

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks third straight win

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks third straight win

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul (3-4) will look to pick up their third straight win when they host Central Connecticut (5-3) Wednesday night at Wintrust Arena. Read More »...

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