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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...

Women’s basketball trounces Xavier at Wintrust

Women’s basketball trounces Xavier at Wintrust

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

In DePaul’s first game of the weekend, the women took on the Xavier Musketeers, who came in 1-4 in the Big East and on a four-game losing streak.  The Demons (13-5; 5-1 Big East) ensured there would be no chance of an upset, taking care of business in a 79-48 throttling for their third straight win si...

Blue Demons battle Friars in FS1 all-access game

Blue Demons battle Friars in FS1 all-access game

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Somebody is excited about the DePaul Blue Demons (8-8; 1-3 Big East) all-access matchup against the Providence Friars (11-6; 2-2 Big East) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Wintrust Arena. DePaul and Providence meet for the 39th time, with the Friars holding a decisive 28-10 advantage in the all-time series....

DePaul dominates Creighton in Omaha

DePaul dominates Creighton in Omaha

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

A matchup between two teams in the upper echelon of the Big East Conference wasn’t nearly as competitive as expected. The DePaul Blue Demons (12-5; 4-1 Big East) grabbed a quick 18-8 lead after the first quarter and made ten of their first 13 attempts from 3-point land to roll the rest of the w...

Grays big week earns her spot on Big East Honor Roll

Grays big week earns her spot on Big East Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Blue Demons junior forward Mart'e Grays earned a Big East Conference Weekly Honor Roll designation after averaging 17 points on 50 percent from the field in two games last week. In a commanding 71-48 Blue Demon win against Providence on Sunday, Grays poured in 15 points on 7-for-14 from the field...

Maric named to Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Maric named to Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A force in the middle all season, DePaul Blue Demon graduate senior center Marin Maric has garnered some recognition for his solid play this past week. The Big East Conference named him to the Weekly Honor Roll list after Maric averaged 21.5 points on 70.6 percent from the field, eight rebounds, and thre...

Wintrust Arena: half empty or half full?

Wintrust Arena: half empty or half full?

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

Among the numerous story lines surrounding DePaul’s debut season at Wintrust Arena, the most critical — and perhaps the most concerning — is attendance. DePaul’s decade-long spiral out of NCAA relevance brought along dwindling attendance figures at home games, often welcoming more opposing f...

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...

Slow start costs DePaul in loss to Marquette

Slow start costs DePaul in loss to Marquette

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

January 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

MILWAUKEE -- DePaul (10-5, 2-1 Big East) entered Thursday night looking to avenge three losses to Marquette (9-5, 3-0 Big East) last season, but were in a quick hole they couldn’t climb out of falling to their rivals 93-81 at the Al McGuire Center for their first loss of Big East play. The Golden...

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