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Justin Roberts is Big Man on Campus in DePaul Blue Demons Loss to Illinois

Justin Roberts is Big Man on Campus in DePaul Blue Demons Loss to Illinois

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sometimes the smallest guy on the court makes the biggest impact. On a night when the DePaul Blue Demons needed a hero Justin Roberts, the barely 6-foot freshman point guard from Indianapolis Ind., filled that role. In Friday night’s 82-73 loss against the University of Illinois Fighting Illini a...

DePaul falls to Illinois in first game in 60 years

DePaul falls to Illinois in first game in 60 years

Andrew Hattersley

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the first matchup in 60 years between DePaul and Illinois, it was the Illini who used a late second half run to pull away from the Blue Demons for a 82-73 win Friday night at the State Farm Center in Champaign. Turnovers were an issue for the Blue Demons all game as they turned it over 17 times,...

PREVIEW: DePaul vs. Illinois after 60 years

PREVIEW: DePaul vs. Illinois after 60 years

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

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Campbell takes official visit, DePaul signs two recruits

Campbell takes official visit, DePaul signs two recruits

Paul Steeno

November 13, 2017


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

With Lincoln Park Zoo planning to relocate their tigers, the tiger population in Chicago could soon be zero. Read More »...

DePaul falls 72-58 to Notre Dame in Wintrust debut

DePaul falls 72-58 to Notre Dame in Wintrust debut

Shane Rene

November 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

"This is how we envisioned it." That’s how DePaul’s head coach David Leitao described the atmosphere at Wintrust Arena on the most anticipated opening night in the history of Blue Demon basketball. The game itself, however, did not conform to Leitao’s vision.     In front of a packed stude...

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Andrew Hattersley

November 10, 2017


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

After 36 years at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, the Blue Demons finally opened up their new arena in the South Loop just next to McCormick Place on Cermak Avenue. The arena has already held some events including a Bob Dylan and Chicago concert, exhibition games against IU Northwest a week prior to...

Billy Garrett Jr. embarks on G-League career

Billy Garrett Jr. embarks on G-League career

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

November 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demons guard Billy Garrett Jr. earned a spot on the training camp roster of the New York Knicks’ G-League affiliate Westchester Knicks via open tryout Oct. 23.  On Friday, Nov. 3, the team named Garrett to the final roster.     Read More »...

Men’s and women’s soccer end tough seasons

Men’s and women’s soccer end tough seasons

Shane Rene and Garret Neal

November 6, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

A 1-0 win against St. John’s on Oct. 26 punched DePaul’s ticket into the Big East tournament for the third season in a row. On Wednesday, DePaul took on Providence in the first round. Read More »...

Blue Demon Rundown

Blue Demon Rundown

Shane Rene

November 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball DePaul battled Providence in the Demon’s third on a four-game road trip.  Providence came into the match at 4-8 in conference to DePaul’s 2-11. Providence swept DePaul 3-0, repeating what they had done in the two teams’ first match up.  The Friars took the first set 25-20 behind fiv...

A sweet end to a sour season

A sweet end  to a sour  season

Andrew Hattersley

November 5, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

A tough season ended on a positive note for DePaul men’s soccer on Wednesday, Nov. 1 as they knocked off rival Marquette 3-1 at Wish Field. With the win, DePaul closes out the season 5-11-2 and 2-6-1 in conference play leaving them ninth in the Big East. The game did not get off to a good start for the Blue...

Men’s Basketball dominates in exhibition tuneup

Men’s Basketball dominates in exhibition tuneup

Paul Steeno

November 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The provocative question of who would score the first basket at Wintrust Arena has finally been answered. On the first possession of the DePaul Blue Demon’s dominating 121-65 exhibition victory against NAIA opponent Indiana University Northwest at Wintrust Arena on Sunday afternoon, junior forward Eli Ca...

Strus on the Loose

Strus on the Loose

Paul Steeno

October 27, 2017


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

Hanging prominently on the north side of the O’Malley Lewis Place Center on East Jackson Boulevard in Chicago is a billboard promoting the 2017-2018 DePaul Blue Demon men’s basketball team. With a red and black-hued Chicago skyline and ominous red sky lingering in the background, the billboard...

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