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DePaul falls to Illinois in first game in 60 years

DePaul falls to Illinois in first game in 60 years

Andrew Hattersley

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the first matchup in 60 years between DePaul and Illinois, it was the Illini who used a late second half run to pull away from the Blue Demons for a 82-73 win Friday night at the State Farm Center in Champaign. Turnovers were an issue for the Blue Demons all game as they turned it over 17 times,...

PREVIEW: DePaul vs. Illinois after 60 years

PREVIEW: DePaul vs. Illinois after 60 years

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

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Campbell takes official visit, DePaul signs two recruits

Campbell takes official visit, DePaul signs two recruits

Paul Steeno

November 13, 2017


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

With Lincoln Park Zoo planning to relocate their tigers, the tiger population in Chicago could soon be zero. Read More »...

DePaul falls 72-58 to Notre Dame in Wintrust debut

DePaul falls 72-58 to Notre Dame in Wintrust debut

Shane Rene

November 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

"This is how we envisioned it." That’s how DePaul’s head coach David Leitao described the atmosphere at Wintrust Arena on the most anticipated opening night in the history of Blue Demon basketball. The game itself, however, did not conform to Leitao’s vision.     In front of a packed stude...

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Andrew Hattersley

November 10, 2017


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

After 36 years at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, the Blue Demons finally opened up their new arena in the South Loop just next to McCormick Place on Cermak Avenue. The arena has already held some events including a Bob Dylan and Chicago concert, exhibition games against IU Northwest a week prior to...

Billy Garrett Jr. embarks on G-League career

Billy Garrett Jr. embarks on G-League career

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

November 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demons guard Billy Garrett Jr. earned a spot on the training camp roster of the New York Knicks’ G-League affiliate Westchester Knicks via open tryout Oct. 23.  On Friday, Nov. 3, the team named Garrett to the final roster.     Read More »...

Blue Demon Rundown

Blue Demon Rundown

Shane Rene

November 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball DePaul battled Providence in the Demon’s third on a four-game road trip.  Providence came into the match at 4-8 in conference to DePaul’s 2-11. Providence swept DePaul 3-0, repeating what they had done in the two teams’ first match up.  The Friars took the first set 25-20 behind fiv...

Men’s Basketball dominates in exhibition tuneup

Men’s Basketball dominates in exhibition tuneup

Paul Steeno

November 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The provocative question of who would score the first basket at Wintrust Arena has finally been answered. On the first possession of the DePaul Blue Demon’s dominating 121-65 exhibition victory against NAIA opponent Indiana University Northwest at Wintrust Arena on Sunday afternoon, junior forward Eli Ca...

Strus on the Loose

Strus on the Loose

Paul Steeno

October 27, 2017


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

Hanging prominently on the north side of the O’Malley Lewis Place Center on East Jackson Boulevard in Chicago is a billboard promoting the 2017-2018 DePaul Blue Demon men’s basketball team. With a red and black-hued Chicago skyline and ominous red sky lingering in the background, the billboard...

Former Blue Demon Billy Garrett Jr. earns spot on G-League roster

Former Blue Demon Billy Garrett Jr. earns spot on G-League roster

Paul Steeno

October 27, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demons guard Billy Garrett Jr. has earned a spot on the training camp roster of the New York Knicks G League affiliate Westchester Knicks the team announced Monday. Read More »...

Commentary: Tyger Campbell still in the running for DePaul

Commentary: Tyger Campbell still in the running for DePaul

Shane Rene

October 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

DePaul’s official unveiling and first open practice at Wintrust Arena on Saturday Oct. 14 gave fans and media their first taste of the most highly anticipated season in over a decade of Blue Demon basketball.  But aside from the general allure of a swanky new arena in the South Loop, there isn’t a...

Big East preseason coaches’ poll puts DePaul in last place

Big East preseason coaches’ poll puts DePaul in last place

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

October 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

With very few believers outside of the program, it’s going to be DePaul basketball against the world this season. The Big East Conference revealed its 2017-18 preseason coaches’ poll on Wednesday, Oct. 18, as players and coaches gathered at Madison Square Garden in New York City for Big East Medi...

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