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DePaul’s Alexa Ben Earns First Team Selection for Senior CLASS Award

DePaul’s Alexa Ben Earns First Team Selection for Senior CLASS Award

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's soccer senior Alexa Ben beefed up her already-impressive resume today when she earned a First Team selection for the Senior CLASS Award which recognizes student-athletes with outstanding achievements in the community, classroom and in competition and who demonstrate excellent character...

PREVIEW: DePaul returns home to face Youngstown St.

PREVIEW: DePaul returns home to face Youngstown St.

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After over two and a half weeks away from home, DePaul (2-4) returns to Wintrust arena to host Youngstown State (2-6) Saturday afternoon at Wintrust Arena at 1 p.m CT. Read More »...

DePaul men’s soccer coaching staff won’t return next season

DePaul men’s soccer coaching staff won’t return next season

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

DePaul Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto announced today that men's soccer head coach Craig Blazer, associate head coach Craig Reynolds, and assistant coach Anthony Szymel will not return next season as DePaul embarks on a national search to change the leadership for the men's program. “We’d like to tha...

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks first win of PK80

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks first win of PK80

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

One team will pick up their first win of the PK80 Invitational when DePaul (1-4) and Portland (2-3) square off in their final game Sunday evening in Portland. Read More »...

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...

Exploring DePaul Basketball’s In-State Rivalries

Exploring DePaul Basketball’s In-State Rivalries

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Some of the best rivalries in college basketball involve schools from the same state. Think Duke and North Carolina, Louisville and Kentucky, Wisconsin and Marquette, Kansas and Kansas State, Michigan and Michigan State, and Indiana and Purdue. It's difficult to replicate the fiery passion encapsulated...

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. ...

DePaul beats Billikens, wins Maggie Dixon Classic

DePaul beats Billikens, wins Maggie Dixon Classic

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul pushed through a tough third quarter to capture the championship in the 11th annual Maggie Dixon Classic defeating the Saint Louis Billikens 86-78.  Read More »...

DePaul beats Delaware State 110-71, advances to Maggie Dixon final

DePaul beats Delaware State 110-71, advances to Maggie Dixon final

Garret Neal, Asst. Sports Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul entered Friday’s game at 1-1, coming off one of the most memorable wins in recent seasons with a 111-108 win over the number 21 Oklahoma Sooners.  This time they would battle a 0-1 Delaware State team in a less thrilling to watch 110-71 victory.  DePaul erased any questions of a possible let...

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