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Connecticut races past DePaul 103-69

Connecticut races past DePaul 103-69

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The number one team in the country Connecticut (8-0) proved why Friday night, putting on a passing clinic in route to a 103-69 victory over DePaul (6-3), who came in winners of three straight entering this highly anticipated matchup at Wintrust Arena. After the game, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno tipped...

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks fourth straight against crosstown rival

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks fourth straight against crosstown rival

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After dropping the first two games of the PK80 Classic, DePaul (4-4) have rattled off three straight wins heading into a crosstown matchup with UIC (3-5) Saturday afternoon at the UIC Pavilion. The Blue Demons are coming off an 85-57 victory over Central Connecticut on Wednesday night. The Blue De...

Bench shines in win over Central Connecticut

Bench shines in win over Central Connecticut

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul (4-4) had a lot of positives coming out of their 85-57 victory over Central Connecticut (5-4) Wednesday night, one of the biggest of those was the bench producing their best performance of the season.   Coming in, Brandon Cyrus, Justin Roberts and Jaylen Butz were averaging just over 13 poin...

PREVIEW: DePaul hosts No. 1 ​​UCONN and the legend of Geno Auriemma

PREVIEW: DePaul hosts No. 1 ​​UCONN and the legend of Geno Auriemma

David P. Stein, Contributing Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

When DePaul (6-2) hosts the University of Connecticut (7-0) tomorrow for the team’s grand opening at Wintrust Arena, the matchup will feature women’s basketball’s top program in the country. On the heels of an 88-47 victory over Loyola on Monday, Blue Demons fans in attendance against the Univ...

Leitao records bittersweet victory against former player he coached

Leitao records bittersweet victory against former player he coached

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Apparently, DeP aul Blue Demon head coach Dave Leitao didn’t teach Central Connecticut State head coach Donyell Marshall everything he knew about basketball when Leitao was an assistant coach at the University of Connecticut responsible for the development of star player Marshall from 1991-1994. Le...

DePaul cans women’s volleyball coaching staff

DePaul cans women’s volleyball coaching staff

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

DePaul will begin a national search for a new women’s volleyball coaching staff after moving on from head coach Nadia Edwards and assistant coaches Nicasio Paquiz Jr. and Arielle Wilson. This decision was announced by DePaul Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto on Friday evening. “We’d l...

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks third straight win

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks third straight win

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul (3-4) will look to pick up their third straight win when they host Central Connecticut (5-3) Wednesday night at Wintrust Arena. Read More »...

DePaul’s women crush Loyola 88-47 in Redline rivalry

DePaul’s women crush Loyola 88-47 in Redline rivalry

David P. Stein, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The crowd noise at Wintrust Arena exhibited a noticeably higher pitch than usual on Monday when DePaul women’s basketball (6-2) played host to north-side rival Loyola University of Chicago (1-6). This heightened tonal frequency stemming from spectators never faded, and that is thanks to the estima...

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Youngstown State

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Youngstown State

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

December began on a high note for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team as they took care of business at home to beat the Youngstown State University Penguins 89-73. Five 🔵👿 finished in double-figures as @depaulhoops led start to finish en route to an 89-73 win over Youngstown State. Strus led DePaul with 20 pts while McCallum, Maric, Cain & Cyrus ...

4000 elementary students energize women’s basketball, Wintrust arena

4000 elementary students energize women’s basketball, Wintrust arena

December 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

It was all about the children during a DePaul women's basketball 88-47 matinee win against the Loyola University of Chicago Ramblers at Wintrust Arena today. The DePaul Blue Demons welcomed 4,000 enthusiastic school children from over 30 local elementary schools to the friendly confines of Wintrust...

Grandstaff being evaluated for possible concussion

Grandstaff being evaluated for possible concussion

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul Blue Demon head basketball coach Dave Leitao revealed why sophomore guard Austin Grandstaff didn't participate in the team warmup nor sit on the bench during DePaul's 89-73 win against the Youngstown State Penguins on Saturday afternoon at Wintrust Arena. "He got hit in practice and he's be...

Blue Demons upend Youngstown State at home for third win of season

Blue Demons upend Youngstown State at home for third win of season

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After a grueling six-game stretch to begin the season, the DePaul Blue Demons took advantage of the first game of a softer December schedule to beat the Youngstown State University Penguins 89-73 and improve to 3-4 on the season. For one game at least, the Blue Demons escaped the grip of their season-long...

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