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Cain pushes DePaul to second conference win over Georgetown

Cain pushes DePaul to second conference win over Georgetown

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It’s been a frustrating year for Eli Cain, but the junior guard reminded DePaul fans exactly what he is capable of Wednesday night, knocking down a fade-away jumper with eight seconds remaining to hand the Blue Demons (9-11; 2-6 Big East) a 74-73 victory over the Georgetown Hoyas (13-7; 3-6 Big East). ...

Blue Demons look to contain Hoyas’ big men at Georgetown Wednesday

Blue Demons look to contain Hoyas’ big men at Georgetown Wednesday

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

When the Georgetown Hoyas took down the DePaul Blue Demons 90-81 at Wintrust Arena on Jan. 2, it was the Jessie Govan and Marcus Derrickson show. They combined for 49 points and 19 rebounds as the Blue Demons couldn't find a defensive solution against Georgetown's powerful frontcourt. The Blue Demo...

Another sluggish start cripples DePaul in loss to Butler.

Another sluggish start cripples DePaul in loss to Butler.

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A sluggish offensive performance Saturday from the DePaul Blue Demons played an integral part in their 79-67 loss to the Butler Bulldogs at Wintrust Arena. The Blue Demons shot just 35 percent from the field and the shooting woes began fairly early. There was essentially a lid on the basket for ...

Flynn Cameron debut this season? ‘we’ve been talking about it’

Flynn Cameron debut this season? ‘we’ve been talking about it’

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Someday new arrival Flynn Cameron will trade his gray, walk-on warmup sweats for the shiny white DePaul Blue Demon home uniform with the blue tint and blended blue and red lettering. But when? He signed with the Blue Demons on Dec. 21, 2017 and enrolled at the semester break, but didn't arrive on...

Blue Demons to battle Bulldogs in “Pink Game”

Blue Demons to battle Bulldogs in “Pink Game”

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

This isn't the Brad Stevens-led Butler Bulldogs that went 166-49 across six seasons from 2007 until 2013 that included five NCAA Tournament appearances and two trips to the Final Four. But the current iteration of the Butler Bulldogs (13-7; 3-4 Big East) is still pretty good. Under the guidance of...

Poor shooting leads to night of frustration for DePaul

Poor shooting leads to night of frustration for DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In a game that started with a jumper from Marin Maric to give DePaul (8-10, 1-5 Big East) a 2-0 lead, ended in a night of frustration as yet another offensive drought sunk the Blue Demons in a 70-52 loss to Marquette (13-6, 4-3 Big East). On a cold night in Milwaukee, the Blue Demons matched that...

Who’s the point? Breaking down the Blue Demons point guard situation

Who’s the point? Breaking down the Blue Demons point guard situation

Paul Steeno and Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the DePaul Blue Demon's 91-74 win against the St. John's Red Storm on Jan. 6, Blue Demon junior point guard Eli Cain scored 11 points to reach 1,000 points in his career. When Cain arrived in Lincoln Park prior to this season, he probably didn't envision scoring his 1,000th career point while p...

Former player accepts “dream” job with men’s soccer program

Former player accepts “dream” job with men’s soccer program

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

When DePaul men’s soccer’s new head coach Mark Plotkin left for Colgate after the 2013 season, he hoped at some point he would be able to return to Chicago to be closer to family. What he didn’t know is it would be just a couple years later, and that opportunity would be to coach at his alma m...

Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A Monday evening date with the worst defense in the Big East by opponent field goal percentage (47.8 percent) and points allowed (77 per game) could have been an opportunity for the Blue Demon offense to get in sync. But did they? After mishandling a low pass with 2:33 remaining in the first half,...

PREVIEW: Blue Demons look to ace road test against Marquette on MLK Day

PREVIEW: Blue Demons look to ace road test against Marquette on MLK Day

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

If there was an advanced statistic that quantified heartbreak in losses, DePaul might lead the country in that category this season. First, there was the 89-79 overtime loss against Oregon way back in the PK80 Invitational tournament. Then, there was the 62-60 loss against Northwestern on Dec. 16...

Former Blue Demon Myke Henry earns NBA two-way contract

Former Blue Demon Myke Henry earns NBA two-way contract

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demon basketball player Myke Henry is one step closer to making it to the NBA after signing a two-way contract with the Memphis Grizzlies. A two-way contract means Henry spends up to 45 days in the NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies, and the rest of the time he will spend with the Grizzlies G League affiliate, the Memphis Hustle. In 27 games with the Oklahom...

Providence stuns DePaul with 22-0 run in second half

Providence stuns DePaul with 22-0 run in second half

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For 23 minutes of game time, it looked like the DePaul Blue Demons would leave Wintrust Arena with a second consecutive Big East victory to their name. But, the Providence Friars (12-6; 3-2 Big East) had other plans. The Blue Demons (8-9; 1-4 Big East) found out the hard way that it's difficult to...

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