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Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018


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

A Monday evening date with the worst defense in the Big East by opponent field goal percentage (47.8 percent) and points allowed (77 per game) could have been an opportunity for the Blue Demon offense to get in sync. But did they? After mishandling a low pass with 2:33 remaining in the first half,...

Providence stuns DePaul with 22-0 run in second half

Providence stuns DePaul with 22-0 run in second half

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For 23 minutes of game time, it looked like the DePaul Blue Demons would leave Wintrust Arena with a second consecutive Big East victory to their name. But, the Providence Friars (12-6; 3-2 Big East) had other plans. The Blue Demons (8-9; 1-4 Big East) found out the hard way that it's difficult to...

Grays big week earns her spot on Big East Honor Roll

Grays big week earns her spot on Big East Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Blue Demons junior forward Mart'e Grays earned a Big East Conference Weekly Honor Roll designation after averaging 17 points on 50 percent from the field in two games last week. In a commanding 71-48 Blue Demon win against Providence on Sunday, Grays poured in 15 points on 7-for-14 from the field...

DePaul’s late game struggles continue in 90-81 loss to Georgetown

DePaul’s late game struggles continue in 90-81 loss to Georgetown

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A winnable Big East game slipped through the DePaul Blue Demons (7-8, 0-3 Big East) fingers as the visiting Georgetown Hoyas (11-3, 1-2 Big East) absorbed run after run in the second half to escape Wintrust Arena with a 90-81 victory. "[We need] better belief in our system and better belief in each...

DePaul takes predictable loss to Villanova 103-85

DePaul takes predictable loss to Villanova 103-85

Patrick Feil, Contributing Sportswriter

December 29, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul needs to improve following loss to No. 1 Villanova heading into Big East play The DePaul Blue Demons opened the 2017-2018 Big East season with a 103-85 loss to No. 1 ranked Villanova at Wintrust Arena. In their first taste of Big East action, the Blue demons surrender a season high 103 points...

Mark Plotkin to take men’s soccer head coaching job

Mark Plotkin to take men’s soccer head coaching job

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

DePaul’s men’s soccer program has completed its search for a new head coach, announcing today that former Blue Demon Mark Plotkin will take over for his former head coach Craig Blazer next season. DePaul’s athletic department announced a departure from the Blazer regime and a national search for...

Northwestern exposes flaws, strengths as conference play approaches

Northwestern exposes flaws, strengths as conference play approaches

Pat Feil, Contributing Sportswriter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sometimes it’s the little things that can decide the outcome of a basketball game. For the DePaul Blue Demons (6-5), that little thing was free throw shooting. Playing against a veteran Northwestern team (8-4) the Blue demons shot a season-worst 37.5 percent from the charity stripe, making just ...

Big East releases 2017-18 conference schedule

Big East releases 2017-18 conference schedule

Paul Steeno

September 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Break out those calendars because the Big East Conference unveiled its 2017-18 conference basketball schedule on its website this morning. The DePaul men’s basketball team will begin Big East play at Wintrust Arena against defending Big East champion Villanova on Dec. 27. The Blue Demons will matchup a...

Report: Al Eichelberger to transfer from DePaul men’s basketball

Report: Al Eichelberger to transfer from DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

June 2, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A report came out Friday morning that freshman forward Al Eichelberger will transfer away from the DePaul men's basketball program. DePaul's Al Eicrhelberger just received his release and will transfer, per a source. — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) June 2, 2017 Eichelberger, a 6-foot-8 inch forward f...

Women’s basketball adds Jasmine Lister to coaching staff

Women’s basketball adds Jasmine Lister to coaching staff

Shane Rene

June 1, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul's women's basketball team announced Thursday that former WNBA player Jasmine Lister will replace Bart Brooks on Doug Bruno's coaching staff. After 11 years with the Blue Demons, Brooks will leave DePaul for Belmont University in Nashville, Tennesee, where he recently accepted a head coaching...

DePaul men’s basketball to play at Illinois next season

DePaul men’s basketball to play at Illinois next season

Ben Gartland

May 20, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

  For the first time in six decades, DePaul and Illinois men's basketball will meet on the court. The two schools were matched up in the 2017 Gavitt Tipoff Games, a series of games played every year between eight members of the Big East against eight members of the Big 10 in honor of the first...

New DePaul men’s basketball assistant coach Heirman brings experience, youth

New DePaul men’s basketball assistant coach Heirman brings experience, youth

Ben Gartland

May 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

Shane Heirman is one of the biggest acquisitions of the 2017 offseason for DePaul men’s basketball. In his career he has: Read More »...

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