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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...

Eighth Grader and Ukrainian big man make verbal commitment’s to DePaul

Eighth Grader and Ukrainian big man make verbal commitment’s to DePaul

Paul Steeno

October 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Oct. 8 The DePaul men’s basketball program has received another verbal commitment from a player who has yet to reach high school. California eighth grader Skyy Clark announced on his Instagram page Sunday evening that he has verbally committed to DePaul, supposedly to play alongside Chicago eighth g...

Tyger Campbell and Bryan Penn-Johnson spotted at Wintrust

Tyger Campbell and Bryan Penn-Johnson spotted at Wintrust

Paul Steeno

October 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

When Wintrust arena opened its doors on Saturday, two four-star recruits, Tyger Campbell and Bryan Penn Johnson, were in attendance. The first notable recruit in attendance at the scrimmage Saturday is probably the one more familiar to DePaul fans. Four-star La Lumiere point guard Tyger Campbell comm...

Open Season: DePaul hosts open practice at Wintrust Arena

Open Season: DePaul hosts open practice at Wintrust Arena

Garret Neal and Paul Steeno

October 16, 2017


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

Sheets of rain fell out of the sky without end, but the spirits of the Blue Demon faithful were not dampened as they waited for the first public event at Wintrust Arena since completion.  On Saturday DePaul held a free event to show off the new home of DePaul Basketball.  The day was highlighted by ...

Men’s basketball adds four walk-ons

Men’s basketball adds four walk-ons

Paul Steeno

October 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Being a walk-on at the Division I level isn’t easy. From the moment these athletes step onto campus, they must prove that they deserve their spot on the court, field, course or rink. Without a scholarship as their security blanket, they can be let go at a moment’s notice. Four athletes began the challenging ...

Men’s basketball adds Courtney and Anderson to staff

Men’s basketball adds Courtney and Anderson to staff

Shane Rene

September 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Men’s basketball will see a largely new coaching staff for the 2017-18 season, as head coach Dave Leitao announced he’s bringing Bill Courtney and Tim Anderson into the program. Courtney and Anderson are the second and third additions to Leitao’s staff after former La Lumiere head coach Shane Hei...

Levi Cook to leave men’s basketball program

Levi Cook to leave men’s basketball program

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

September 14, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul’s sophomore center Levi Cook announced on Twitter Thursday, Sept. 14 that he is leaving the Blue Demon basketball program. “I have spoken to my family and girlfriend and we’ve came to the conclusion that leaving DePaul University’s Basketball team for this upcoming year is in my best int...

Big East releases 2017-18 conference schedule

Big East releases 2017-18 conference schedule

Paul Steeno

September 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Break out those calendars because the Big East Conference unveiled its 2017-18 conference basketball schedule on its website this morning. The DePaul men’s basketball team will begin Big East play at Wintrust Arena against defending Big East champion Villanova on Dec. 27. The Blue Demons will matchup a...

Bob Dylan set to play first concert at Wintrust Arena

Bob Dylan set to play first concert at Wintrust Arena

Paul Steeno

September 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Basketball isn’t the only entertainment going down this fall at DePaul hoop’s new home arena. Legendary musician Bob Dylan announced his 2017 fall U.S. tour schedule on his website this morning, and an Oct. 27 appearance at Wintrust Arena by McCormick Place is one of his many stops. The Chicag...

DePaul’s home court installed at Wintrust Arena

DePaul’s home court installed at Wintrust Arena

Paul Steeno

September 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Wintrust Arena underwent one of its final makeovers in preparation for the upcoming DePaul basketball season as workers finished installing the playing floor in the new arena on Wednesday morning. The pale, beige, maple, wood floor features a silhouette of the Chicago skyline running along the length ...

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