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Breaking out: Jessica January of DePaul women’s basketball has potential to heat up

Breaking out: Jessica January of DePaul women’s basketball has potential to heat up

Ben Gartland

November 9, 2014


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

While she may not have always been in the starting five, sophomore guard Jessica January earned her role as a “starter” last year in the eyes of head coach Doug Bruno. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball avoids upset against Lewis with 72-68 victory

Matthew Paras

November 6, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A dress rehearsal for DePaul men’s basketball team not only showed the amount of work that lies ahead, but also where the team can capitalize further. Read More »...

DePaul forward Rashaun Stimage out 8-10 weeks with foot injury

DePaul forward Rashaun Stimage out 8-10 weeks with foot injury

Matthew Paras

October 28, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul forward Rashuan Stimage will be out 8-10 weeks after suffering a fracture in his left foot in Saturday’s “Blue-White” inter-squad scrimmage. Read More »...

ePaul: ‘D’ needed after inter-squad scrimmages

ePaul: ‘D’ needed after inter-squad scrimmages

Matthew Paras

October 26, 2014


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

There are 12 days until DePaul men and women’s basketball teams take the floor at McGrath-Phillips Arena for their first exhibition game.  In that time frame, head coaches Oliver Purnell and Doug Bruno will both be working to correct the defensive flaws they saw Saturday. Read More »...

From a family of athletes, Derrick Wood is ready for DePaul men’s basketball

From a family of athletes, Derrick Wood is ready for DePaul men’s basketball

Matthew Paras

October 26, 2014


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

By the time Darrick Wood committed to DePaul in April, Wood didn’t need any more selling from the program. From the instant he visited the Chicago campus, his roots with assistant head coach Renard Phillips and the connection with his soon-to-be teammates already made DePaul feel like home. Read Mo...

DePaul men’s basketball shifts to defensive attitude

DePaul men’s basketball shifts to defensive attitude

Matthew Paras

October 19, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After a scrimmage between DePaul men’s basketball team at McGrath-Phillips Arena Saturday, Aaron Simpson sat on the bleachers and reflected on his game. All things considered, Simpson had a successful day. He found his teammates, hit open jumpers and helped lead his squad to a victory. Read Mo...

Aaron Simpson: A natural scorer ready for DePaul men’s basketball

Aaron Simpson: A natural scorer ready for DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

October 19, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Aaron Simpson will join the DePaul depth chart as a guard this upcoming season, a position not particularly hurting for players. Read More »...

DePaul basketball’s annual Tip-Off Luncheon brings optimism to upcoming season

DePaul basketball’s annual Tip-Off Luncheon brings optimism to upcoming season

Parker Asmann

October 15, 2014


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

[slideshow_deploy id='4645'] Optimism and positivity filled the air Tuesday afternoon as DePaul basketball’s annual Tip-Off Luncheon took place inside McGrath-Phillips Arena. Men’s basketball head coach Oliver Purnell and women’s head basketball coach Doug Bruno both addressed feelings from...

Rashaun Stimage of DePaul men’s basketball aims to fill the void at power forward

Rashaun Stimage of DePaul men’s basketball aims to fill the void at power forward

Ben Gartland

October 12, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Rashaun Stimage came out of one of the first practices of the season with ice on his knee, slowly walked over to a chair where he sat down and let out his breath. Read More »...

Myke Henry of DePaul men’s basketball is done waiting

Myke Henry of DePaul men’s basketball is done waiting

Matthew Paras

October 5, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Over the course of last year’s college basketball season, DePaul men’s basketball went through many peaks and valleys. There were highs — winning back-to-back Big East games and upsetting Georgetown in the Big East tournament.  There were even lower lows — ending their season losing 13 of t...

Peter Ryckbosch to miss DePaul men’s basketball season with ACL tear

Peter Ryckbosch to miss DePaul men’s basketball season with ACL tear

Ben Gartland

October 5, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Junior forward Peter Ryckbosch will miss the 2014-2015 men’s basketball season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, the team announced. Ryckbosch said he tore the ACL in his right knee during an open gym when he planted his foot and tried to twist, saying he felt a pop in ...

DePaul men’s basketball adds two walk-ons to roster

Matthew Paras

October 5, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Tryouts for the men’s basketball team are only an hourlong. After working out all summer, players who want to make the team as a walk-on have a limited time to showcase themselves. For Joe Hanel, that opportunity almost didn’t happen. In the minutes before his tryout began, an assistant coach ale...

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