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Blue Demons earn first Big East win against St. John’s

Blue Demons earn first Big East win against St. John’s

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul basketball team (8-8; 1-3 Big East) exorcised all their demons in a 91-74 victory against St. John's (10-6; 0-4 Big East) on Saturday afternoon in Queens, N.Y. Everything that had gone wrong in the Blue Demons eight losses this season finally went right in the win against St. John's. The...

Blue Demons seek first conference win against St. John’s

Blue Demons seek first conference win against St. John’s

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

While most of the East Coast contends with a white storm, the DePaul Blue Demons (7-8; 0-3 Big East) will venture into the teeth of a Red Storm when they travel to Queens, N.Y. on Saturday for a 1 p.m. battle with St. John's (10-5; 0-3 Big East). DePaul is 17-22 in the all-time series with the Red...

DePaul still looking for late-game solutions in loss to Georgetown

DePaul still looking for late-game solutions in loss to Georgetown

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

January 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the second straight game, the DePaul (7-8, 0-3 Big East) will feel like they let one get away with a 90-81 loss to Georgetown (11-3, 1-2 Big East) Tuesday night, their third straight loss to begin Big East play. It was a familiar story down the stretch for the Blue Demons who cut the Georgetown...

DePaul’s late game struggles continue in 90-81 loss to Georgetown

DePaul’s late game struggles continue in 90-81 loss to Georgetown

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A winnable Big East game slipped through the DePaul Blue Demons (7-8, 0-3 Big East) fingers as the visiting Georgetown Hoyas (11-3, 1-2 Big East) absorbed run after run in the second half to escape Wintrust Arena with a 90-81 victory. "[We need] better belief in our system and better belief in each...

DePaul looks to rebound against Georgetown

DePaul looks to rebound against Georgetown

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

January 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

One team will pick up their first win of conference play when DePaul (7-7, 0-2) and Georgetown (10-3, 0-2) square off Tuesday night at Wintrust Arena. Both sides enter the contest feeling like they’ve let one of their first two games slip away with the Blue Demons surrendering a 16-point lead to...

Second half woes continue as Xavier drops DePaul

Second half woes continue as Xavier drops DePaul

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 30, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Same script, new game. In a defeat that made the Dec. 16 loss against Northwestern look like a minor annoyance instead of a heartbreaker in retrospect, the Xavier Musketeers (14-1) used a furious comeback over the last 15 minutes of the game to escape 77-72 against DePaul (7-7) Saturday afternoon...

Schedule remains tough as Blue Demons travel to Xavier Saturday

Schedule remains tough as Blue Demons travel to Xavier Saturday

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 29, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons celebrate the end of 2017 with another showdown against a top 10 opponent. After a 103-85 loss against No. 1 ranked Villanova on Wednesday evening, the Blue Demons (7-6, 0-1 Big East) will travel to Cincinnati to square off against the No. 6/5 ranked Xavier Musketeers (12-1,...

DePaul takes predictable loss to Villanova 103-85

DePaul takes predictable loss to Villanova 103-85

Patrick Feil, Contributing Sportswriter

December 29, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul needs to improve following loss to No. 1 Villanova heading into Big East play The DePaul Blue Demons opened the 2017-2018 Big East season with a 103-85 loss to No. 1 ranked Villanova at Wintrust Arena. In their first taste of Big East action, the Blue demons surrender a season high 103 points...

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...

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