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Justin Roberts is Big Man on Campus in DePaul Blue Demons Loss to Illinois

Justin Roberts is Big Man on Campus in DePaul Blue Demons Loss to Illinois

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sometimes the smallest guy on the court makes the biggest impact. On a night when the DePaul Blue Demons needed a hero Justin Roberts, the barely 6-foot freshman point guard from Indianapolis Ind., filled that role. In Friday night’s 82-73 loss against the University of Illinois Fighting Illini a...

DePaul falls to Illinois in first game in 60 years

DePaul falls to Illinois in first game in 60 years

Andrew Hattersley

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the first matchup in 60 years between DePaul and Illinois, it was the Illini who used a late second half run to pull away from the Blue Demons for a 82-73 win Friday night at the State Farm Center in Champaign. Turnovers were an issue for the Blue Demons all game as they turned it over 17 times,...

PREVIEW: DePaul vs. Illinois after 60 years

PREVIEW: DePaul vs. Illinois after 60 years

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

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Grays, Millender return to the court after long recoveries

Grays, Millender return to the court after long recoveries

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Ask any competitive athlete who’s ever sustained a long-term injury at one point during their career to describe the emotions that accompany being indefinitely sidelined, and they might use adjectives like “dejected,” “isolated,” “helpless,” or “tentative” to describe the arduous road...

Women’s basketball stunned in opener

Women’s basketball stunned in opener

Garret Neal

November 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

On the day that happened to be the first snowfall of the year, the women’s basketball team tipped-off their season with a matchup against the University of Northern Colorado Bears who defeated the Demons 94-88.  The starters announced to the crowd at McGrath-Phillips Arena matched the starters bro...

Wintrust to host some NBA All-Star events

Wintrust to host some NBA All-Star events

Paul Steeno

November 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

Wintrust Arena will host the Celebrity and Rising Stars games when Chicago hosts NBA All-Star weekend in 2020 Chicago Sports Commission Executive Director Kara Bachman announced at a press conference at the United Center on Friday afternoon. Read More »...

Campbell takes official visit, DePaul signs two recruits

Campbell takes official visit, DePaul signs two recruits

Paul Steeno

November 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

With Lincoln Park Zoo planning to relocate their tigers, the tiger population in Chicago could soon be zero. Read More »...

Clemente Award honors Rizzo for charity work

Clemente Award honors Rizzo for charity work

Andrew Hattersley

November 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is a three-time All-Star and a World Series Champion, but one of his most prestigious accomplishments came late last month when he was named the recipient of the Roberto Clemente Award for 2017. Read More »...

DePaul falls 72-58 to Notre Dame in Wintrust debut

DePaul falls 72-58 to Notre Dame in Wintrust debut

Shane Rene

November 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

"This is how we envisioned it." That’s how DePaul’s head coach David Leitao described the atmosphere at Wintrust Arena on the most anticipated opening night in the history of Blue Demon basketball. The game itself, however, did not conform to Leitao’s vision.     In front of a packed stude...

DePaul falls 72-58 to Notre Dame in Wintrust debut

DePaul falls 72-58 to Notre Dame in Wintrust debut

Shane Rene and Konrad Markowski

November 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

“This is how we envisioned it.” That’s how DePaul’s head coach David Leitao described the atmosphere at Wintrust Arena on the most anticipated opening night in the history of Blue Demon basketball. The game itself, however, did not conform to Leitao’s vision.     In front of a pac...

Women’s basketball drops opener to Northern Colorado

Women’s basketball drops opener to Northern Colorado

Garret Neal

November 10, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

On the day that happened to be the first snow fall of the year, the women’s basketball team tipped-off their season with a matchup against the Bears of Northern Colorado University who defeated the Demons 94-88.  The starters announced to the crowd at McGrath-Philips Arena matched the starters brought...

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Andrew Hattersley

November 10, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Basketball, Basketball Preview, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

After 36 years at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, the Blue Demons finally opened up their new arena in the South Loop just next to McCormick Place on Cermak Avenue. The arena has already held some events including a Bob Dylan and Chicago concert, exhibition games against IU Northwest a week prior to...

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