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Amarah Coleman named to Big East Honor Roll

Amarah Coleman named to Big East Honor Roll

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After a strong performance to close out the non-conference schedule, senior guard Amarah Coleman earned her first Big East weekly accolade of the season when she was named to the Big East honor roll Saturday. Coleman earned the award after contributing 20 points, five rebounds, four steals and ...

DePaul shows growth through non-conference schedule

DePaul shows growth through non-conference schedule

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A non-conference schedule that began by unveiling their new arena against No. 14 Notre Dame wrapped up Thursday evening with an 83-66 victory over Miami (OH) RedHawks (7-5) for DePaul's sixth win in their last seven games. After starting 1-4 in a tough early stretch of games, the Blue Demons (7-5)...

Marie Zidek takes over DePaul’s volleyball program

Marie Zidek takes over DePaul’s volleyball program

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

December 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

The firing and hiring season at DePaul’s athletic department continued Friday as athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto named Marie Zidek as the new head coach of DePaul’s volleyball program. Zidek succeeds Nadia Edwards who captained the program for eight years, leading the Blue Demons to eigh...

Maric’s return powers Blue Demons to victory

Maric’s return powers Blue Demons to victory

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 22, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

On Thursday night, the DePaul Blue Demons found out that basketball is much easier with 6-foot-11-inch graduate senior center Marin Maric healthy and back in the lineup. And Maric found out how much happier his life is when he gets to play basketball as opposed to when he has to watch it from th...

Mark Plotkin to take men’s soccer head coaching job

Mark Plotkin to take men’s soccer head coaching job

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

DePaul’s men’s soccer program has completed its search for a new head coach, announcing today that former Blue Demon Mark Plotkin will take over for his former head coach Craig Blazer next season. DePaul’s athletic department announced a departure from the Blazer regime and a national search for...

Flynn Cameron commits to DePaul

Flynn Cameron commits to DePaul

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Blue Demons will add some depth at the point guard position after the holiday break as 2018 recruit Flynn Cameron announces he will enroll at DePaul at the beginning of winter quarter. The 6-foot-3-inch New Zealand native will be eligible to play Jan. 2, just in time for DePaul’s home match-up ...

DePaul Blue Demons conclude non-conference slate on high note

DePaul Blue Demons conclude non-conference slate on high note

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 20, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

A grinder of a non-conference schedule concluded Wednesday night as the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team earned a 85-71 win against the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Jaguars (8-3) at McGrath-Phillips Arena to escape non-conference play with an 8-4 record. Billed as...

PREVIEW: DePaul hoping to rebound against Miami (OH)

PREVIEW: DePaul hoping to rebound against Miami (OH)

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul (6-5) saw their five game winning streak come to an end with a painful 62-60 loss over the weekend to crosstown rival Northwestern. Now the Blue Demons will look to begin a new streak with a win against Miami (Ohio) (7-4) on Thursday night at Wintrust Arena. As has been the story much of the...

Northwestern exposes flaws, strengths as conference play approaches

Northwestern exposes flaws, strengths as conference play approaches

Pat Feil, Contributing Sportswriter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sometimes it’s the little things that can decide the outcome of a basketball game. For the DePaul Blue Demons (6-5), that little thing was free throw shooting. Playing against a veteran Northwestern team (8-4) the Blue demons shot a season-worst 37.5 percent from the charity stripe, making just ...

Stonewall’s big week earns her Big East Honor Roll designation

Stonewall’s big week earns her Big East Honor Roll designation

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Big East Conference announced today that DePaul women's basketball player Chante Stonewall earned her way onto the Big East Honor Roll this week. The 6-foot-1-inch forward tallied 35 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists, four steals, and a block in two games this week. She joins Creighton's Jaylyn...

Max Strus on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Max Strus on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Big East Conference is now fully aware that DePaul Blue Demon junior guard Max Strus is indeed on the loose. After averaging 23.5 points per game last week, the Big East Conference named Strus to its Weekly Honor Roll marking the first time this season a DePaul player has earned this designat...

DePaul’s signature win slips away at the end

DePaul’s signature win slips away at the end

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

So gruelingly close, again. The DePaul Blue Demons were in position to notch a signature victory against a power-conference opponent in their crosstown matchup against the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday afternoon at Wintrust Arena. With 4.4 seconds remaining in the game, DePaul had the...

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