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DePaul Oklahoma set for rematch in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

DePaul Oklahoma set for rematch in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

No. 23 DePaul (26-7; 15-3 Big East) has known for close to a week they would be dancing this March for a 16th consecutive time, but Monday night they finally learned they will be heading to College Station, Texas, for a first round showdown against the Oklahoma Sooners (16-14; 11-7 Big 12). DePau...

Editorial: Overhaul years overdue in Athletic Department

Editorial: Overhaul years overdue in Athletic Department

The DePaulia Editorial Board

March 12, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Sports

When the Blue Demons lost Wednesday’s game against Marquette in the opening round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden, they capped off what should have been a season to remember.  But a failed first year at the Wintrust Arena might just be the final straw in over a decade of DePaul b...

Close losses define another frustrating season

Close losses define another frustrating season

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

If you didn't watch a second of DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball up until a 72-69 defeat against Marquette in the first round of the Big East tournament Wednesday that game provided you with everything you need to know about these Blue Demons. So close all season. Another missed game-winning attemp...

Dancing Demons

Dancing Demons

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul (26-7; 15-3 Big East) added another milestone to its already fantastic season on Tuesday night by running all over the Marquette Golden Eagles (23-9; 15-3 Big East) 98-63 to win their third Big East Tournament championship in the last five seasons. Senior guard Amarah Coleman poured in a care...

Defensive adjustment spurs Big East Championship

Defensive adjustment spurs Big East Championship

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

It was an impressive three days for DePaul (26-7; 15-3 Big East) marched to their third Big East Tournament title in five years winning by an average of 31 points, including a 35-point win over Marquette in the championship game. In the process, the Blue Demons set both a Big East Tournament record wi...

Big East Tournament: DePaul’s season ends in familiar fashion

Big East Tournament: DePaul’s season ends in familiar fashion

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK — It was a movie DePaul fans had seen many times this season; an up and down journey to a single possession gone awry in the final seconds — so predictable it's almost comical. But falling short in a must-win game at Madison Square Garden against a team you beat just two weeks before is...

DePaul punches ticket to the dance

DePaul punches ticket to the dance

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul (26-7; 15-3 Big East) added another milestone to its already fantastic season on Tuesday night by running all over the Marquette Golden Eagles (23-9; 15-3 Big East) 98-63 to win their third Big East Tournament championship in the last five seasons. Senior guard Amarah Coleman poured in a career-high...

DePaul races past Georgetown into Big East Tournament championship game

DePaul races past Georgetown into Big East Tournament championship game

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

In all sports, especially basketball, when a team is hot, they are hot. That was the case Monday night for DePaul (25-7; 15-3 Big East) as they cruised over the Georgetown Hoyas (15-15; 9-9 Big East) 85-53 in the Big East Tournament semifinals to extend their winning streak to five games and advance...

DePaul Georgetown square off in Big East Tournament semifinal

DePaul Georgetown square off in Big East Tournament semifinal

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul’s quest for a third Big East Tournament title in five years continues Monday night, with a semifinal matchup against Georgetown at Wintrust Arena. DePaul overcame a sluggish second quarter to pull away from Seton Hall for a 78-52 victory Sunday evening, behind 21 points and 10 rebounds from...

Men come up one shot shy of senior-day upset

Men come up one shot shy of senior-day upset

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A career night from Blue Demon sophomore guard Brandon Cyrus and a late game comeback that gave DePaul a chance to tie on the last possession weren’t enough, as the No. 3/4 ranked Xavier Musketeers (27-4; 15-3 Big East) escaped Wintrust Arena with a 65-62 win over the DePaul Blue Demons (11-19; 4-14 ...

Styles change, but “Bruno Ball” remains

Styles change, but “Bruno Ball” remains

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Long before the Golden State Warriors dominated the NBA, Doug Bruno and his DePaul Blue Demons experienced success with a unique style of play that they continue to use today. “DePaul Ball,” a term coined by television analyst LaChina Robinson, emphasizes 3-point shooting, floor spacing and an ...

Unsung hero reflects on time at DePaul

Unsung hero reflects on time at DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Sports

Throughout the year, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno has consistently acknowledged senior guard Lauren Prochaska as the “unsung hero” of this year’s team. Although Prochaska may not lead the team in scoring, her presence is felt by her skill in setting up her teammates. This year she is joint seco...

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