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DePaul honors five seniors in final home game

DePaul honors five seniors in final home game

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

All good things must come to an end. On Saturday at Wintrust Arena, the DePaul athletic department bid farewell to five seniors on the men's basketball team in a short ceremony that followed a 65-62 loss to the No. 3/4 Xavier Musketeers. With their families and friends in tow, DePaul recognized each ...

Big second half lifts DePaul to semifinals of the Big East Tournament

Big second half lifts DePaul to semifinals of the Big East Tournament

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul (24-7; 15-3 Big East) opened up their first game of the Big East Tournament with a decisive 78-52 victory over the Seton Hall Pirates (16-15; 7-11 Big East) on Sunday night at Wintrust Arena to advance to the semifinals. Despite shooting just 39.2 percent from the field and 31.8 percent from behind...

Blue Demons drop another heartbreaker at Wintrust

Blue Demons drop another heartbreaker at Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

March 3, 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) escaped Wintrust Arena with a 65-62 win over the DePaul Blue Demons (11-19; 4-14). With 16.3 ...

Musketeers storm Wintrust Arena for Blue Demon’s regular season finale

Musketeers storm Wintrust Arena for Blue Demon’s regular season finale

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demon's (11-18; 4-13) grand finale to the 2017-2018 regular season is an 11 a.m. date at Wintrust Arena with the Big East-leading Xavier Musketeers (26-4; 14-3). The Musketeers are playing for an outright claim to the Big East regular season title. On Wednesday against Providence,...

Three Blue Demons earn Big East hardware

Three Blue Demons earn Big East hardware

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

It's not surprising that the 2017-2018 Big East co-regular season champion DePaul Blue Demons have representation all over the All-Big East First Team selections for women's basketball. The conference announced today that Blue Demon sophomore guard Kelly Campbell and junior forward Mart'e Grays are ...

Bluejays blast Blue Demons in Omaha 82-57

Bluejays blast Blue Demons in Omaha 82-57

Paul steeno

February 27, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Tangled in a four-way tie for third place in the Big East Conference before this game, the Creighton Bluejays (21-9; 10-7) weren't taking any chances when they welcomed the DePaul Blue Demons (11-18; 4-13) to CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. on Tuesday evening. A complete effort 82-57 victory was...

Battle of the blue: Blue Demons look for redemption against Bluejays

Battle of the blue: Blue Demons look for redemption against Bluejays

February 27, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After an emotional home win against Marquette on Saturday afternoon, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (11-17; 4-12) heads west to do battle with the Creighton Bluejays (20-9; 9-7) on Tuesday at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. The game has an 8 p.m. start time with Fox Sports 1 and...

Millender earns spot on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Millender earns spot on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball junior guard Ashton Millender is on quite a roll. For the second week in a row, her stellar play has earned her a spot on the Big East Weekly Honor Roll. Millender was instrumental in helping the Blue Demons clinch their fifth consecutive Big East Conference...

Big East Honor Roll calls Max Strus’ name

Big East Honor Roll calls Max Strus’ name

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

The legend of Max Strus in Chicago college basketball lore reached another high point when it was announced today that he had earned a Big East Weekly Honor Roll designation for the second time this season. In two games last week, the DePaul Blue Demon redshirt junior guard averaged 20.5 points per ...

That empty feeling: Despite move to city, men’s basketball attendance remains low

That empty feeling: Despite move to city, men’s basketball attendance remains low

DePaulia Investigation

February 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Features, Showcase, Sports

DePaul’s debut basketball season in the South Loop has been rough — the team is currently at risk of finishing dead last in the Big East standings for the eighth time in the last decade.  But tough competition, injuries and streaky offense aren’t the only ghosts to follow the Blue Demons to Win...

DePaul makes it five straight regular season titles

DePaul makes it five straight regular season titles

Andrew Hattersly, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

For the fifth consecutive season, DePaul (23-7; 15-3 Big East), captured at least a share of the Big East regular season title with a 72-68 win over Seton Hall (15-14; 7-11 Big East) Sunday afternoon. This is the first time in the 44-year history of the program that the Blue Demons have won five league...

Welcome to WIN-Trust

Welcome to WIN-Trust

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Winning conference games at home is fun. In front of a canvas of fans wearing yellow, blue and red, the DePaul Blue Demons (11-17; 4-12 Big East) and Marquette Golden Eagles (16-14; 7-9 Big East) traded blows down the stretch as the contingents of fans with conflicting rooting interests packed into a...

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