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Mark Plotkin to take men’s soccer head coaching job

Mark Plotkin to take men’s soccer head coaching job

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

DePaul’s men’s soccer program has completed its search for a new head coach, announcing today that former Blue Demon Mark Plotkin will take over for his former head coach Craig Blazer next season. DePaul’s athletic department announced a departure from the Blazer regime and a national search for...

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...

Blue Demons make it five in a row with win against Alabama A&M

Blue Demons make it five in a row with win against Alabama A&M

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Monday night's 83-59 win against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs (0-9) felt like an appetizer for the DePaul Blue Demon's (6-4) main course meal on Saturday against Northwestern. The matchup featuring a talented DePaul team and a still winless Alabama A&M one manifested exactly as you'd expect...

PREVIEW: Blue Demons return home to face Alabama A&M

PREVIEW: Blue Demons return home to face Alabama A&M

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Taking care of business against a winless Alabama A&M team is on the mind of the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team as they enter the sixth week of the 2017-2018 season. The Blue Demons (5-4) face the Alabama A&M Bulldogs (0-8) of the Southwestern Athletic Conference for the first...

DePaul basketball gets first taste of life without starting point guard

DePaul basketball gets first taste of life without starting point guard

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons have a point guard problem. Before DePaul's 65-55 win against the University of Illinois at Chicago Flames on Saturday at the UIC Pavilion, DePaul announced that Devin Gage, who started at point guard for each of the Blue Demon's first eight games of the season, will miss the rest of the season after rupturing the Achille...

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