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Blue Demons welcome No. 1 ranked Villanova to Wintrust Arena

Blue Demons welcome No. 1 ranked Villanova to Wintrust Arena

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 28, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

When it's an argument whether preseason Associated Press All-American Jalen Brunson is the best player on the Villanova Wildcats (12-0) it shouldn't be hard to figure out why the Wildcats are undefeated and will slot in at No. 1 in both polls going into a 6:30 p.m. matchup against the DePaul ...

Sixth-year Blue Demon refuses to peter out

Sixth-year Blue Demon refuses to peter out

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 26, 2017


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

Taking a charge is a skill that requires heightened defensive instincts, impeccable timing, and…. intrepidity? It's unnerving waiting motionless as a toned, Division I basketball player crashes into your chest sending you barreling backward towards the unforgiving floor. In almost any other setting...

DePaul shows growth through non-conference schedule

DePaul shows growth through non-conference schedule

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A non-conference schedule that began by unveiling their new arena against No. 14 Notre Dame wrapped up Thursday evening with an 83-66 victory over Miami (OH) RedHawks (7-5) for DePaul's sixth win in their last seven games. After starting 1-4 in a tough early stretch of games, the Blue Demons (7-5)...

Maric’s return powers Blue Demons to victory

Maric’s return powers Blue Demons to victory

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 22, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

On Thursday night, the DePaul Blue Demons found out that basketball is much easier with 6-foot-11-inch graduate senior center Marin Maric healthy and back in the lineup. And Maric found out how much happier his life is when he gets to play basketball as opposed to when he has to watch it from th...

Flynn Cameron commits to DePaul

Flynn Cameron commits to DePaul

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Blue Demons will add some depth at the point guard position after the holiday break as 2018 recruit Flynn Cameron announces he will enroll at DePaul at the beginning of winter quarter. The 6-foot-3-inch New Zealand native will be eligible to play Jan. 2, just in time for DePaul’s home match-up ...

PREVIEW: DePaul hoping to rebound against Miami (OH)

PREVIEW: DePaul hoping to rebound against Miami (OH)

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul (6-5) saw their five game winning streak come to an end with a painful 62-60 loss over the weekend to crosstown rival Northwestern. Now the Blue Demons will look to begin a new streak with a win against Miami (Ohio) (7-4) on Thursday night at Wintrust Arena. As has been the story much of the...

Northwestern exposes flaws, strengths as conference play approaches

Northwestern exposes flaws, strengths as conference play approaches

Pat Feil, Contributing Sportswriter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sometimes it’s the little things that can decide the outcome of a basketball game. For the DePaul Blue Demons (6-5), that little thing was free throw shooting. Playing against a veteran Northwestern team (8-4) the Blue demons shot a season-worst 37.5 percent from the charity stripe, making just ...

Max Strus on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Max Strus on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Big East Conference is now fully aware that DePaul Blue Demon junior guard Max Strus is indeed on the loose. After averaging 23.5 points per game last week, the Big East Conference named Strus to its Weekly Honor Roll marking the first time this season a DePaul player has earned this designat...

DePaul’s signature win slips away at the end

DePaul’s signature win slips away at the end

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

So gruelingly close, again. The DePaul Blue Demons were in position to notch a signature victory against a power-conference opponent in their crosstown matchup against the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday afternoon at Wintrust Arena. With 4.4 seconds remaining in the game, DePaul had the...

PREVIEW: Northwestern visits DePaul for Chicago bragging rights

PREVIEW: Northwestern visits DePaul for Chicago bragging rights

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 15, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

There's something about a college basketball rivalry game in Chicago that creates a palpable excitement that permeates throughout the city. "I'm not from here, but we can feel the vibes," DePaul Blue Demon junior guard Eli Cain said. "We want to have the city to ourselves. There's a lot of other go...

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Alabama A&M Monday night

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Alabama A&M Monday night

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Don't look now, but the DePaul Blue Demons are riding a wave of momentum that comes with a five-game winning streak and find themselves at 6-4 going into a big matchup against the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday afternoon at Wintrust Arena. Even with this record the Blue Demons reside in the cellar...

DePaul bench comes through in win over Alabama A&M

DePaul bench comes through in win over Alabama A&M

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul (6-4) was without two starters Monday night when they faced a winless Alabama A&M (0-9), but that proved to be no problem as they rolled to an 83-59 win at Wintrust Arena. Jumping out to a quick 20-point lead midway through the first half, a lead they would maintain much of the night afforded...

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