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No. 17 DePaul women’s basketball holds on against St. John’s 54-51

No. 17 DePaul women’s basketball holds on against St. John’s 54-51

Adeyemi Sosina

February 4, 2017


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

A sea of pink filled McGrath-Phillips arena for Friday's DePaul and St. John's matchup — in honor of former NC State Coach Kay Yow, who battled with breast cancer. The foundation has raised awareness for breast cancer research since 2004. Through generous donations the foundation has raised funds, which ...

DePaul men’s basketball falls at last second to Georgetown

DePaul men’s basketball falls at last second to Georgetown

Shane Rene

February 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In a battle between Big East bottom-feeders DePaul (8-14, 1-8 Big East) and Georgetown (13-10, 4-6 Big East), the Blue Demons came within spitting distance of a win in another down-to-the-wire finish, falling 73-76 to the Hoyas on Tuesday night at Allstate Arena. “I thought both teams played well...

Men’s basketball struggling with injured big men

Men’s basketball struggling with injured big men

Adeyemi Sosina

January 30, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Going into the 2016-17 season head coach Dave Leitao and the DePaul men’s basketball team knew a challenge was ahead, in-large part being shorthanded at the frontcourt position. With Peter Ryckbosch out for the season and freshman center Levi Cook being day-to-day, coach Leitao has looked to his bench ...

Men’s basketball still searching for a third scorer

Men’s basketball still searching for a third scorer

Shane Rene and Adeyemi Sosina

January 29, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Currently sitting on an 8-13 record (1-7 Big East), DePaul’s men’s basketball team has looked dazed and confused since they hopped, skipped, and tripped into conference play peppered with top-25 opponents, driving their modest early season record south of .500. indefinitely. Read More »...

Walk-on this way: Joe Hanel emerges as starter for DePaul men’s basketball

Walk-on this way: Joe Hanel emerges as starter for DePaul men’s basketball

Garret Neal

January 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the first nineteen games of his third season, junior Joe Hanel has played under twenty minutes three times. Read More »...

Men lose to No. 13 Butler 70-69

Men lose to No. 13 Butler 70-69

Shane Rene

January 22, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After losing their last five games against their fellow Big East opponent Butler (17-3, 6-2 Big East), DePaul (8-12, 1-7 Big East) put the pressure on the Bulldogs early and often before surrendering their lead in the final seconds of overtime in Saturday’s 70-69 loss at Allstate Arena. Read More &r...

Men’s basketball crushed at Marquette

Men’s basketball crushed at Marquette

Adam Chalifoux

January 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

MILWAUKEE — The Blue Demons traveled to Milwaukee for a 1 p.m. matinee game to square off against the conference rival Marquette Golden Eagles. While the Eagles have not made the tournament since 2013, they are a dangerous young team on the rise. Read More »...

Last-minute heroics lead DePaul men’s basketball over Providence 64-63

Last-minute heroics lead DePaul men’s basketball over Providence 64-63

Evan Rogerson

January 11, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the final seconds of the game, Providence’s long inbounds pass was tipped away and chased down by Tre’Darius McCallum. Billy Garrett Jr. took the ball in the backcourt, drove left to the basket, and finished a tough reverse layup to tie the game with 4.7 seconds to play. He was fouled on the play...

Injuries, wins pile up for DePaul women’s basketball

Injuries, wins pile up for DePaul women’s basketball

Jack Higgins

January 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Prior to the start of the 2016-17 DePaul women’s basketball season injuries had already taken their toll on the team. Coach Doug Bruno’s projected starter, junior forward Mart’e Grays suffered a season-ending torn achilles tendon injury. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball falters late in 79-73 loss to St. John’s

DePaul men’s basketball falters late in 79-73 loss to St. John’s

Ben Gartland

January 1, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

DePaul men's basketball jumped out to a hot start in their game against St. John's on Sunday, but the Blue Demons (7-8, 0-2 Big East) could not hold on as they fell to the Red Storm (8-7, 2-0 Big East) 79-73. St. John's sophomore guard Marcus LoVett led the game with 22 points, while sophomore guard...

DePaul men’s basketball’s upset bid falls short at No. 1 Villanova 68-65

DePaul men’s basketball’s upset bid falls short at No. 1 Villanova 68-65

Ben Gartland

December 28, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It's safe to say DePaul men's basketball beat the 27-point spread. DePaul (7-7, 0-1 Big East) pushed No. 1, undefeated, reigning-national champion Villanova (13-0, 1-0) to their absolute limit on Wednesday night as the Blue Demons fell 68-65. Junior forward Tre'Darius McCallum led the Blue Demons...

No. 22 DePaul women’s basketball rolls Tennesee Martin 100-68

No. 22 DePaul women’s basketball rolls Tennesee Martin 100-68

Ben Gartland

December 20, 2016


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

From the opening bucket, No. 22 DePaul women's basketball was in charge of the game as the Blue Demons (8-4) defeated Tennesee Martin (3-9) 100-68. Senior guard Brooke Schulte led the game with 27 points, which is the most for any Big East player this season and a career high for her. The Blue Demons...

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