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DePaul men’s basketball to open Wintrust Arena against Notre Dame

DePaul men’s basketball to open Wintrust Arena against Notre Dame

Ben Gartland

May 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul Athletics officially announced on Tuesday the long-rumored opening game for Wintrust Arena will be DePaul men's basketball against Notre Dame. The game will be on Nov. 11 and will be the first game of the season for the Blue Demons. “We’re excited to take the next step to opening Wintru...

Tyger Campbell: First 5-star recruit in decades could be beginning of revival for DePaul men’s basketball

Tyger Campbell: First 5-star recruit in decades could be beginning of revival for DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

May 15, 2017


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

There have been a lot of names that have crossed DePaul men's basketball radar over the years as the person who could jumpstart a rebuild.  Derrick Rose, Jahlil Okafor, and Cliff Alexander all had DePaul in their final lists but all went elsewhere. Read More »...

Report: DePaul men’s basketball adds transfer Marin Maric

Report: DePaul men’s basketball adds transfer Marin Maric

Ben Gartland

May 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Multiple reports on Monday said that Northern Illinois' forward Marin Maric will transfer to DePaul for the 2017-18 season. Maric is immediately eligible and has one year left as a graduate transfer.   Northern Illinois big man Marin Maric has pulled out of the Draft and will head to Depaul. Impact big m...

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball crushes No. 10 Northern Iowa 88-67

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball crushes No. 10 Northern Iowa 88-67

Ben Gartland

March 17, 2017


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports

No. 7 DePaul women's basketball ran wild on No. 10 Northern Iowa en route to an 88-67 win in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday. Sophomore guard Tanita Allen came off the bench to lead the game with 25 points as the Blue Demons advanced to the Round of 32. The Blue Demons were off...

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball to play No. 10 Northern Iowa

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball to play No. 10 Northern Iowa

Ben Gartland

March 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball will be a seven seed taking on No. 10 Northern Iowa in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the team learned on Monday. Read More »...

Big East Tournament: DePaul men’s basketball falls to Xavier 75-64

Big East Tournament: DePaul men’s basketball falls to Xavier 75-64

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2017


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

NEW YORK — In Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, there were teams with two different mindsets. Xavier, who had a bad losing skid to close out the conference season, were trying to keep their NCAA tournament hopes alive after they had been so strong just two months ago. A loss to the las...

2017 Big East tournament preview: DePaul men’s basketball vs. Xavier

2017 Big East tournament preview: DePaul men’s basketball vs. Xavier

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2017


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

NEW YORK — DePaul men's basketball plays in the opening round of the Big East tournament tonight as they play Xavier, a team they've lost to twice this season. The Facts Who: No. 10 DePaul vs. No. 7 Xavier What: First round of the 2017 Big East men's basketball tournament When: Wednesday,...

DePaul women’s basketball picks up several Big East awards

DePaul women’s basketball picks up several Big East awards

Ben Gartland

March 1, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball picked up several individual awards on Wednesday morning as the Big East accolades were announced. Senior guard Brooke Schulte was named Big East Player of the Year, after stepping in to become a big part of the offense when Jessica January went down. Schulte was also named...

Son of DePaul men’s basketball coach arrested on alleged Xanax sales

Son of DePaul men’s basketball coach arrested on alleged Xanax sales

Ben Gartland

February 28, 2017


Filed under News

Reese Leitao, the son of DePaul men's basketball head coach Dave Leitao, was arrested Tuesday in Jenks, Okla. on possession and intent to sell a dangerous and controlled substance within 1000 feet of a school, according to a Fox 23 report. Reese, a 3-star football recruit who had signed to play at the University of Texas next year, ...

DePaul women’s tennis takes down Kansas State 4-3

DePaul women’s tennis takes down Kansas State 4-3

Sam Johnson

February 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

The Blue Demons managed to stop a two-game losing skid, and put the past behind them Sunday, as they defeated the Wildcats with great play against tough competition. The DePaul women’s tennis team (5-6) defeated the Kansas State Wildcats (7-4) in a close game at home, 4-3. The most recent loss for...

Women clinch No. 1 seed in 79-70 win against Georgetown

Women clinch No. 1 seed in 79-70 win against Georgetown

Shane Rene

February 26, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Jessica January and Amarah Coleman starred as DePaul clinched the no. 1 seed in next week’s Big East Tournament and a fourth consecutive regular season conference championship (2017 title shared with Creighton) in Sunday afternoon’s 79-70 win against the Georgetown Hoyas. “We have a philosophy...

Seton Hall holds off DePaul men’s basketball 82-79

Seton Hall holds off DePaul men’s basketball 82-79

Ben Gartland

February 25, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Coming off only their second conference win of the season on Wednesday, DePaul men's basketball found themselves down by 20 in the second half. As they've had in multiple games this season, including Wednesday, DePaul came back. Sometimes they win, most time they get close. On Saturday, they got close....

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