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Big East programs implicated in FBI probe into NCAA hoops

Big East programs implicated in FBI probe into NCAA hoops

Andrew Hattersley and Shane Rene

February 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Just before the 2017-18 college basketball season tipped off, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York broke headlines when they charged four active assistant basketball coaches with fraud and corruption charges for their role in paying athletes and influencing their college...

1,300: Lenti has milestone moment

1,300: Lenti has milestone moment

Amber Colón, Editor in Chief

February 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

Head softball coach Eugene Lenti’s office is full of plenty of trophies, sun-bleached softballs and more recently, four large, metallic blue balloons to mark his 1,300th career win. It’s a milestone that places him fifth all-time in and fourth among active coaches in NCAA history. The feat was r...

Unheralded freshman shows late season promise

Unheralded freshman shows late season promise

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

  Going from high school star to struggling to scratch out playing time at the beginning of his true freshman season in college hasn't been an easy transition for DePaul Blue Demon big man Paul Reed. But guidance from Jaylen Butz, a fellow freshman big man, helped him get through that trying p...

All is well for now: Blue Demons win first home conference game

All is well for now: Blue Demons win first home conference game

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 24, 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) traded blows down the stretch as the contingents of fans with conflicting rooting interests packed into a rocking...

Blue Demons look for better showing against Marquette second time around

Blue Demons look for better showing against Marquette second time around

February 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It's a classic sporting rivalry, the city of Chicago versus the city of Milwaukee in this case manifesting in a game between the DePaul Blue Demons (10-17; 3-12) and the Marquette Golden Eagles (16-11; 7-8) at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wintrust Arena. Saturday is the 122nd meeting between the two teams,...

DePaul makes final push for regular season title

DePaul makes final push for regular season title

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Seeking their fifth consecutive Big East regular season title, the Blue Demons (21-7, 13-3 Big East) hit the road this weekend to play their final two games before the Big East tournament begins on Mar. 3. First up for the Blue Demons will be the St. John’s Red Storm (16-11, 9-7 Big East) on Fri...

No. 3 Villanova beats DePaul 93-62

No. 3 Villanova beats DePaul 93-62

Associated Press

February 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phil Booth returned to Villanova's lineup, and it looked as if he never left. Booth had 14 points in his comeback from a broken right hand that sidelined him for seven games, and Mikal Bridges scored 27 points to lead No. 3 Villanova to a 93-62 victory over DePaul on Wednesday...

Millender’s red-hot shooting lands her on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Millender’s red-hot shooting lands her on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The third best 3-point shooter (by field goal percentage) in the conference was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll today. DePaul junior guard Ashton Millender earned the designation after averaging 19 points for the Blue Demons last week. She shot 8-for-14 (57.1 percent) from beyond the 3-point...

Blue Demons aim to defang Villanova Wildcats

Blue Demons aim to defang Villanova Wildcats

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A date with the No. 3 ranked Villanova Wildcats is never an easy task. But because the matchup between the DePaul Blue Demons (10-16; 3-11 Big East) and Villanova Wildcats (24-3; 11-3 Big East) is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia instead of at Wintrust Arena,...

Endy’s efforts rewarded with Track Athlete of the Week designation

Endy’s efforts rewarded with Track Athlete of the Week designation

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track & Field, Women's Sports

DePaul Blue Demon track and field athlete Elizabeth Endy has earned Big East Track Athlete of the Week honors the conference announced on Tuesday. Not bad for a student athlete navigating her first year of track and field at the collegiate level after playing on the Blue Demon women's soccer team...

Golf swings into spring season

Golf swings into spring season

Andrew Hattersly, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Golf, Men's Sports, Sports

After nearly four months off, the DePaul men’s golf team returned to the course for the spring portion of their schedule last week competing in the Earl Yestingsmeier Match Play. Senior Freddy Thomas said it was nice to start out the spring campaign with match play as opposed to stroke play, whic...

Seniors end career at home with win

Seniors end career at home with win

Andrew Hattersly and Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

There was a special feeling in the building as DePaul honored three seniors, Amarah Coleman, Lauren Prochaska and Rebekah Dahlman Sunday afternoon at McGrath-Phillips Arena in their final home game of the year. The Blue Demons avenged an earlier loss to Villanova edging the Wildcats 71-66 to close out senior day ...

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