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Blue Demons look for redemption against Pirates

Blue Demons look for redemption against Pirates

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It's probably a good thing that DePaul's next game is away from Wintrust Arena. The DePaul Blue Demons (10-15; 3-10 Big East) are 5-9 at home this season, but haven't won at Wintrust Arena since Dec. 21 against Miami (Ohio) and are still searching for their first conference win in their home building....

Tyger watch ends, questions remain

Tyger watch ends, questions remain

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

When Tyger Campbell left DePaul basketball fans hanging on the edge of their seats by going silent on Feb. 1, the day he was supposed to announce his final college choice, everyone seemed to be thinking the same thing: cold feet — and the UCLA campus would be a very practical place to warm them up....

Tyger watch

Tyger watch

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports

There was supposed to be a resolution on Thursday to the mystery of where four-star point guard Tyger Campbell would attend college. But Thursday came and went and UCLA, Purdue, Maryland and DePaul, the four schools deemed finalists to land Campbell's services, must anxiously wait a while longer for the 18-...

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 ...

Butler bashes DePaul 80-57

Butler bashes DePaul 80-57

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Basketball is often a game of runs, and when a game concludes it’s usually easy to point to one particular run that allowed one team to prevail over the other. In an 80-57 victory by the Butler Bulldogs (17-7; 7-4 Big East) over the DePaul Blue Demons (9-13; 2-8 Big East) at Hinkle Fieldhouse Satu...

Commentary: What comes first: energetic students or good basketball?

Commentary: What comes first: energetic students or good basketball?

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

There’s good news for DePaul’s men’s basketball program: student attendance is up 165 percent on average at Wintrust Arena compared to last season at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, according to DePaul’s athletic department. But according to the laws of mathematics — and the state of Blue Demon...

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...

Chicago Professional Sports Inspire Young Athletes

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Opening Introductions In 2014, an immersive Bleacher Report study rated Chicago as the ninth-best sports city in the United States. The Windy City accumulated a final score of 78/100 across eight subjective categories. You couldn’t have handed Chicago sports fans a nastier insult if you had tried. ...

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Andrew Hattersley

November 10, 2017


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

After 36 years at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, the Blue Demons finally opened up their new arena in the South Loop just next to McCormick Place on Cermak Avenue. The arena has already held some events including a Bob Dylan and Chicago concert, exhibition games against IU Northwest a week prior to...

Billy Garrett Jr. embarks on G-League career

Billy Garrett Jr. embarks on G-League career

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

November 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demons guard Billy Garrett Jr. earned a spot on the training camp roster of the New York Knicks’ G-League affiliate Westchester Knicks via open tryout Oct. 23.  On Friday, Nov. 3, the team named Garrett to the final roster.     Read More »...

BREAKING: Tyger Campbell re-opens college recruitment

BREAKING: Tyger Campbell re-opens college recruitment

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

September 2, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Five-star point guard recruit Tyger Campbell announced via his Twitter account late Friday, Sept. 2 that he is no longer committed to DePaul and will re-open his college recruitment process. “First off, I would like to thank DePaul University and the city of Chicago for their show of love and beli...

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 »...

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