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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 »...

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Youngstown State

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Youngstown State

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

December began on a high note for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team as they took care of business at home to beat the Youngstown State University Penguins 89-73. Five 🔵👿 finished in double-figures as @depaulhoops led start to finish en route to an 89-73 win over Youngstown State. Strus led DePaul with 20 pts while McCallum, Maric, Cain & Cyrus ...

Grandstaff being evaluated for possible concussion

Grandstaff being evaluated for possible concussion

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul Blue Demon head basketball coach Dave Leitao revealed why sophomore guard Austin Grandstaff didn't participate in the team warmup nor sit on the bench during DePaul's 89-73 win against the Youngstown State Penguins on Saturday afternoon at Wintrust Arena. "He got hit in practice and he's be...

Blue Demons upend Youngstown State at home for third win of season

Blue Demons upend Youngstown State at home for third win of season

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After a grueling six-game stretch to begin the season, the DePaul Blue Demons took advantage of the first game of a softer December schedule to beat the Youngstown State University Penguins 89-73 and improve to 3-4 on the season. For one game at least, the Blue Demons escaped the grip of their season-long...

PREVIEW: DePaul returns home to face Youngstown St.

PREVIEW: DePaul returns home to face Youngstown St.

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After over two and a half weeks away from home, DePaul (2-4) returns to Wintrust arena to host Youngstown State (2-6) Saturday afternoon at Wintrust Arena at 1 p.m CT. Read More »...

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks first win of PK80

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks first win of PK80

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

One team will pick up their first win of the PK80 Invitational when DePaul (1-4) and Portland (2-3) square off in their final game Sunday evening in Portland. Read More »...

DePaul falters in OT, falls to Oregon 89-79 in PK80

DePaul falters in OT, falls to Oregon 89-79 in PK80

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It was one of the better performances of the season for DePaul (1-4), however, they were not able to withstand a late Oregon (5-1) run to top the Blue Demons 89-79 in overtime in both team’s second game of the PK80 Classic Friday Night. After falling down early to the Spartans, it was the Blue Demons...

PREVIEW: DePaul meets Oregon in second round of PK80 Invitational

PREVIEW: DePaul meets Oregon in second round of PK80 Invitational

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After a disappointing loss against the Michigan State Spartans on the first day of the PK80 Invitational tournament in Portland, Ore. last night, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team will get a shot at redemption tonight against the Oregon Ducks. The game begins at 8:30 p.m. CDT and will...

DePaul falls 73-51 to No. 4 Michigan St. in PK80

DePaul falls 73-51 to No. 4 Michigan St. in PK80

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After a string of upsets during Thanksgiving week, DePaul (1-3) looked like they might pull off one of their own after a strong first half against No. 4 Michigan State (3-1), but were not able to keep pace in the second half as the Spartans pulled away for a 73-51 win in the first round of the PK80 ...

PREVIEW: DePaul faces off against Michigan State

PREVIEW: DePaul faces off against Michigan State

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After almost a week off, DePaul (1-2) returns to action Thursday Night in their opening game of the PK80 Classic against No. 4 Michigan State (2-1) in Portland, Oregon. Read More »...

Chicago Professional Sports Inspire Young Athletes

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Opening Introductions In 2014, an immersive Bleacher Report study rated Chicago as the ninth-best sports city in the United States. The Windy City accumulated a final score of 78/100 across eight subjective categories. You couldn’t have handed Chicago sports fans a nastier insult if you had tried. ...

Justin Roberts is Big Man on Campus in DePaul Blue Demons Loss to Illinois

Justin Roberts is Big Man on Campus in DePaul Blue Demons Loss to Illinois

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sometimes the smallest guy on the court makes the biggest impact. On a night when the DePaul Blue Demons needed a hero Justin Roberts, the barely 6-foot freshman point guard from Indianapolis Ind., filled that role. In Friday night’s 82-73 loss against the University of Illinois Fighting Illini a...

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