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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...

DePaul alumnus Quentin Richardson rewarded, inducted to Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame

DePaul alumnus Quentin Richardson rewarded, inducted to Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame

Erin Yarnall

September 21, 2014


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

DePaul had reason to celebrate along with the 18 other members inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame, as alumni Quentin Richardson was inducted as a member of the class of 2014. The class of 2014 was inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame on September 17, celebrated with a dinner and cerem...

DePaul men’s basketball picks up first two recruits for 2015

DePaul men’s basketball picks up first two recruits for 2015

Matthew Paras

September 21, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The dividends of recruiting in the Washington D.C. area are paying off for DePaul men’s basketball. The Blue Demons secured their first two recruits for the 2015 season last week from the area. Forward Develle Phillips and center Oumar Barry gave verbal commitments and will join the team next...

BREAKING: McKinney dismissed from DePaul men’s basketball team, charged with battery

BREAKING: McKinney dismissed from DePaul men’s basketball team, charged with battery

Ben Gartland

September 10, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul senior guard Charles McKinney has been dismissed from the men’s basketball team due to a "violation of team rules," the University announced Wednesday. Tom Negoven of WGN reported that McKinney was charged with three counts of battery. The program cited a violation of team rules as the reason f...

Men’s basketball Big East schedule released

Men’s basketball Big East schedule released

Matthew Paras

September 9, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

[dropcap]N[/dropcap]ew Year’s Eve basketball is coming to DePaul and Allstate arena. DePaul men’s basketball will open with Marquette at 4 p.m. Dec. 31 as the Big East will again kick off its conference schedule with a slate of five games. DePaul-Marquette is the third game of the day. Read More »...

Raymond Doby opts out of attending DePaul

Ben Gartland

August 29, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Raymond Doby, a three-star power forward from Saint Louis, Missouri, has reclassified and will not attend DePaul University this year, the University announced in a press release. Doby will instead enroll at a prep school, becoming the fifth recruit to sign a letter of intent to end up opting not...

Sandi Marcius of DePaul men’s basketball signs to play overseas in native Croatia

Sandi Marcius of DePaul men’s basketball signs to play overseas in native Croatia

Matthew Paras

August 27, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Another former DePaul senior has signed a contract to play professional basketball overseas. Sandi Marcius, last season’s starting center, signed Tuesday with GKK Sibenik of Croatia. Marcius was only at DePaul for one season, having spent four years before joining DePaul as a graduate student. ...

Cleveland Melvin signs contract to play basketball in Hungary

Matthew Paras

August 25, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]ormer DePaul forward Cleveland Melvin signed a contract to play overseas basketball in Hungary with the Alba Fehervar. Melvin posted a picture of him signing the contract on his Instagram account Friday. The Alba Fehervar went 15-7 last season and are coached by Tenter Marcel of Romania. They are...

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