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DePaul falters in OT, falls to Oregon 89-79 in PK80

DePaul falters in OT, falls to Oregon 89-79 in PK80

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It was one of the better performances of the season for DePaul (1-4), however, they were not able to withstand a late Oregon (5-1) run to top the Blue Demons 89-79 in overtime in both team’s second game of the PK80 Classic Friday Night. After falling down early to the Spartans, it was the Blue Demons...

PREVIEW: DePaul meets Oregon in second round of PK80 Invitational

PREVIEW: DePaul meets Oregon in second round of PK80 Invitational

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After a disappointing loss against the Michigan State Spartans on the first day of the PK80 Invitational tournament in Portland, Ore. last night, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team will get a shot at redemption tonight against the Oregon Ducks. The game begins at 8:30 p.m. CDT and will...

DePaul falls 73-51 to No. 4 Michigan St. in PK80

DePaul falls 73-51 to No. 4 Michigan St. in PK80

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After a string of upsets during Thanksgiving week, DePaul (1-3) looked like they might pull off one of their own after a strong first half against No. 4 Michigan State (3-1), but were not able to keep pace in the second half as the Spartans pulled away for a 73-51 win in the first round of the PK80 ...

PREVIEW: DePaul faces off against Michigan State

PREVIEW: DePaul faces off against Michigan State

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After almost a week off, DePaul (1-2) returns to action Thursday Night in their opening game of the PK80 Classic against No. 4 Michigan State (2-1) in Portland, Oregon. Read More »...

Chicago Professional Sports Inspire Young Athletes

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Opening Introductions In 2014, an immersive Bleacher Report study rated Chicago as the ninth-best sports city in the United States. The Windy City accumulated a final score of 78/100 across eight subjective categories. You couldn’t have handed Chicago sports fans a nastier insult if you had tried. ...

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

Series Renewed: Read More »

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, Sports Editor

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 »...

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