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DePaul men’s basketball non-conference schedule announced for 2017-18 season

DePaul men’s basketball non-conference schedule announced for 2017-18 season

Paul Steeno

September 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Those itching to experience Blue Demon basketball at newly opened Wintrust Arena will have plenty of opportunities to do just that during the non-conference portion of DePaul’s schedule.  The Blue Demons released their non-conference schedule for the 2017-2018 season and will host seven non-conference g...

BREAKING: Tyger Campbell re-opens college recruitment

BREAKING: Tyger Campbell re-opens college recruitment

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

September 2, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Five-star point guard recruit Tyger Campbell announced via his Twitter account late Friday, Sept. 2 that he is no longer committed to DePaul and will re-open his college recruitment process. “First off, I would like to thank DePaul University and the city of Chicago for their show of love and beli...

Men’s basketball adds two new transfers to 2017-18 roster

Men’s basketball adds two new transfers to 2017-18 roster

Garret Neal

August 14, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

One of the most eventful off seasons in recent DePaul Men’s basketball history continued to roll right along over the summer with two new additions to the 2017-18 roster.   It all started in early May when DePaul announced that Shane Heirman, head coach of Indiana’s high school powerhouse La Lum...

Report: Al Eichelberger to transfer from DePaul men’s basketball

Report: Al Eichelberger to transfer from DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

June 2, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A report came out Friday morning that freshman forward Al Eichelberger will transfer away from the DePaul men's basketball program. DePaul's Al Eicrhelberger just received his release and will transfer, per a source. — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) June 2, 2017 Eichelberger, a 6-foot-8 inch forward f...

DePaul men’s basketball to play at Illinois next season

DePaul men’s basketball to play at Illinois next season

Ben Gartland

May 20, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

  For the first time in six decades, DePaul and Illinois men's basketball will meet on the court. The two schools were matched up in the 2017 Gavitt Tipoff Games, a series of games played every year between eight members of the Big East against eight members of the Big 10 in honor of the first...

DePaul men’s basketball to open Wintrust Arena against Notre Dame

DePaul men’s basketball to open Wintrust Arena against Notre Dame

Ben Gartland

May 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul Athletics officially announced on Tuesday the long-rumored opening game for Wintrust Arena will be DePaul men's basketball against Notre Dame. The game will be on Nov. 11 and will be the first game of the season for the Blue Demons. “We’re excited to take the next step to opening Wintru...

Tyger Campbell: First 5-star recruit in decades could be beginning of revival for DePaul men’s basketball

Tyger Campbell: First 5-star recruit in decades could be beginning of revival for DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

May 15, 2017


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

There have been a lot of names that have crossed DePaul men's basketball radar over the years as the person who could jumpstart a rebuild.  Derrick Rose, Jahlil Okafor, and Cliff Alexander all had DePaul in their final lists but all went elsewhere. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball lands 5-star recruit Tyger Campbell

DePaul men’s basketball lands 5-star recruit Tyger Campbell

Ben Gartland

May 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men's basketball landed their biggest recruit in years as 5-star point guard Tyger Campbell verbally committed to the Blue Demons on Monday evening.   Mama there goes that man😈 Excited to announce my commitment to DePaul University😤💙❤️ #theprocess #dontquestionme #bedifferent #chi...

Report: DePaul men’s basketball adds transfer Marin Maric

Report: DePaul men’s basketball adds transfer Marin Maric

Ben Gartland

May 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Multiple reports on Monday said that Northern Illinois' forward Marin Maric will transfer to DePaul for the 2017-18 season. Maric is immediately eligible and has one year left as a graduate transfer.   Northern Illinois big man Marin Maric has pulled out of the Draft and will head to Depaul. Impact big m...

Report: Shane Heirman joining DePaul men’s basketball staff

Report: Shane Heirman joining DePaul men’s basketball staff

Ben Gartland

May 1, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports and Steve Newhouse of WeAreDePaul.com reported on Sunday that Shane Heirman, head coach of prep school La Lumiere, will join the DePaul men's basketball staff as an assistant coach. La Lumiere's Shane Heirman is expected to join Dave Leitao's staff at DePaul as an assistant c...

Report: Erten Gazi to leave DePaul men’s basketball program

Report: Erten Gazi to leave DePaul men’s basketball program

Ben Gartland

April 10, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sophomore guard Erten Gazi is leaving the DePaul men's basketball team, according to multiple reports. DePaul G Erten Gazi (SO) is leaving the program. https://t.co/SW06e3PWVa — Verbal Commits (@VerbalCommits) April 10, 2017 Erten Gazi has his release and will transfer from DePaul — Brian Sno...

Commentary: Another empty season for DePaul men’s basketball

Commentary: Another empty season for DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

March 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK — On Wednesday night in Madison Square Garden, DePaul men’s basketball coach Dave Leitao sat in the press conference room after DePaul was knocked out in the first round of the Big East tournament. Answering in the same calm and measured way he does for most press conferences, he responded...

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