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Blue Demon win streak reaches six with win over Xavier

Blue Demon win streak reaches six with win over Xavier

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

When the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team practices again at McGrath-Phillips Arena they may present a fire hazard at the facility because the team is on such a hot streak right now. With a 73-72 victory over the Xavier Musketeers (9-17; 2-13) in Cincinnati on Sunday afternoon, the Blue Demons...

History repeats itself: Bruno collects 700th win in a familiar place

History repeats itself: Bruno collects 700th win in a familiar place

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — Just over two years ago, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno won his 600th game with a win over Butler at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Friday night, history repeated itself as a Bruno picked up win No. 700 following an 86-68 victory over Butler, adding another chapter to an already storied coaching...

Bruno looks for 700th career win at Butler

Bruno looks for 700th career win at Butler

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

For what appears to be a regular two-game road trip for the Blue Demons (18-6, 10-2 Big East), a lot is at stake for the top team in the Big East. Head Coach Doug Bruno, who’s held the position for the Blue Demons since 1988 after a two-year stint as the team’s head coach from 1976 to 1978, i...

Grays named Big East Player of the Week

Grays named Big East Player of the Week

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

It seems fitting that during a week when the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team (18-6; 10-2 Big East) went 3-0 and vaulted to the top of the Big East standings, that one of their players would earn the Big East Player of the Week designation. Junior forward Mart'e Grays averaged 17 points and...

Grays’ big night lifts DePaul to win

Grays’ big night lifts DePaul to win

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


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

Coming off an important win against Marquette, DePaul (17-6, 9-2 Big East) continued their hot streak Friday night in a decisive 77-67 home victory over Creighton (13-9, 7-5 Big East) to keep them on top in conference play. Despite only making 25 percent of their 3-point attempts, the Blue Demons shot ...

DePaul caps off home stand with 81-47 win over Providence

DePaul caps off home stand with 81-47 win over Providence

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Blue Demons (18-6, 10-2 Big East) capped off a three-game home stand on Sunday afternoon by blowing out the Providence Friars (9-16, 2-11 Big East) 81-47 to move one game ahead of the Marquette Golden Eagles atop the Big East standings.  Rim awareness on both the defensive and offense glass carried th...

DePaul beats Creighton despite poor shooting effort

DePaul beats Creighton despite poor shooting effort

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Coming off an important win over Marquette Monday night, the Blue Demons (17-6, 9-2 Big East) continued their hot streak Friday with a decisive 77-67 home victory over the Creighton Blue Jays (13-9, 7-5 Big East) to stay No. 1 in the Big East. Despite only making 25 percent of their 3-point attempts, the Bl...

Women’s basketball reclaim the top spot in Big East with 95-83 win over Marquette

Women’s basketball reclaim the top spot in Big East with 95-83 win over Marquette

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul’s women’s basketball team finally took back the torch in their increasingly fun-to-watch rivalry with the Marquette, routing the Golden Eagles (14-7, 8-2 Big East) 95-83 to reclaim the No. 1 seed in the Big East. It was another career night for sophomore guard Kelly Campbell. Her new m...

Women’s basketball locks in for the final stretch

Women’s basketball locks in for the final stretch

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

A season that started with a loss to Northern Colorado, has been filled with peaks and valleys since that has DePaul (15-6; 7-2 Big East) poised for a late season run as they hope to win their fifth consecutive Big East regular season title. The season started with the Blue Demons losing graduate tra...

PREVIEW: DePaul hosts Marquette in pivotal matchup

PREVIEW: DePaul hosts Marquette in pivotal matchup

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

January 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul (15-6, 7-2 Big East) will be out for revenge when they take on the Marquette Golden Eagles (14-6, 8-1 Big East) Monday night after the Golden Eagles held serve at home with a 93-81 victory at the Al McGuire Center earlier this month. The rematch will also be broadcasted on FS1 as the Blue Demons...

Three Blue Demon track and field athletes win Big East weekly honors

Three Blue Demon track and field athletes win Big East weekly honors

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2018


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

The Big East Weekly Honor Roll for track and field is littered with DePaul athletes after the Blue Demons posted a solid team performance at the Notre Dame Invitational on Saturday. Freshman Kiersten Walker earned Big East Women's Track Athlete of the Week honors after breaking the school record in...

Blue Demon hurdler rewriting records

Blue Demon hurdler rewriting records

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018


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

In the NCAA, a women’s regulation hurdle stands at 33 inches.  Five of them appear in the 60 meter dash, each staggered 8.5 meters apart on a polyurethane surface.  The race usually lasts under 10 seconds. But one measurement is incalculable: what is required for a hurdler to succeed. Whatever...

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