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Big East women’s basketball tournament: No. 7 Creighton runs through No. 10 Providence 70-53

Big East women’s basketball tournament: No. 7 Creighton runs through No. 10 Providence 70-53

Ben Gartland

March 5, 2016


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

A strong first quarter was matched by a strong fourth quarter for No. 7 Creighton, and it was enough to overcome two lackluster quarters in between as the Bluejays defeated No. 10 Providence 70-53. Read More »...

No. 23 DePaul women’s basketball cruises through Xavier 82-52

No. 23 DePaul women’s basketball cruises through Xavier 82-52

Zachary Holden

February 12, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The DePaul women’s basketball team honored the late-North Carolina State head coach Kay Yow in the annual Play4Kay game in support of the fight against breast cancer when they hosted the second-place Xavier Musketeers to McGrath-Phillips Arena in one of the final regular season home games. The No....

DePaul women’s basketball drops game to Seton Hall 83-74

DePaul women’s basketball drops game to Seton Hall 83-74

Zachary Holden

January 29, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Riding high on a four-game winning streak, DePaul welcomed the Seton Hall Pirates to McGrath-Phillips Arena looking to make it five-in-a-row in front of thousands of children for ‘Field Trip Day’. However, the Pirates had other plans and left Chicago with a win. No. 23/21 DePaul (16-7, 8-2) dropped...

DePaul men’s basketball defeats Marquette 57-56

DePaul men’s basketball defeats Marquette 57-56

Ben Gartland

January 20, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Fresh off their sixth straight loss, DePaul finally got over the hump and earned their first Big East victory of the season in dramatic fashion, a 57-56 win at Marquette. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball drops sixth straight in 91-80 loss to Creighton

DePaul men’s basketball drops sixth straight in 91-80 loss to Creighton

Ben Gartland

January 17, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men’s basketball started hot, jumping out to an 11-0 lead before relinquishing it as they struggled to keep up with Creighton. Even with the head start, the same story for DePaul (6-12, 0-6 Big East) compounded into a sixth straight loss in their 91-80 defeat to the Blue Jays (13-6, 4-2). "We...

DePaul men’s basketball drops fourth straight at Georgetown

DePaul men’s basketball drops fourth straight at Georgetown

Ben Gartland

January 9, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A two-point halftime lead vanished for DePaul men's basketball (6-10, 0-4) early in the second half as the Georgetown Hoyas (10-6, 3-1) won 74-63. Junior guard Billy Garrett Jr. led the Blue Demons with 16 points as DePaul dropped their fourth game in a row, their longest such streak of the season. The...

Big East Media Day: Billy Garrett earns second-team honors, DePaul picked to finish 8th

Big East Media Day: Billy Garrett earns second-team honors, DePaul picked to finish 8th

Ben Gartland

October 14, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Big East media day released their annual coaches' poll and All-Big East preseason teams Wednesday, with DePaul picked to finish eighth in the conference. Read More »...

DePaul to host 2016 Big East Women’s Basketball Tournament

Ben Gartland

September 9, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

For the third straight season, DePaul will play host to the Big East women's basketball tournament, the Big East and DePaul announced Wednesday. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball releases 2015-16 non-conference schedule

DePaul men’s basketball releases 2015-16 non-conference schedule

Ben Gartland

July 8, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men's basketball released their 2015-16 non-conference schedule Wednesday, with Stanford, Penn State, and South Carolina highlighting the table. Read More »...

DePaul softball can’t hold off Seton Hall in Big East semifinals

DePaul softball can’t hold off Seton Hall in Big East semifinals

Ben Gartland

May 10, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

As soon as Seton Hall senior pitcher Danielle DeStaso crushed a ball over the centerfield fence in the top of the fifth, it took most everything away from DePaul: the lead, the momentum and, eventually, the game as DePaul fell to Seton Hall 9-5 in the Big East semifinals. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball reportedly adds Patrick Sellers as assistant coach

Ben Gartland

April 27, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Dave Leitao's staff at DePaul has reportedly added another Big East assistant coach for 2015-16 as they have hired Patrick Sellers, Jon Rothstein reported Monday. Read More »...

Commentary: DePaul men’s basketball should pursue Ben Howland

Commentary: DePaul men’s basketball should pursue Ben Howland

Ben Gartland

March 20, 2015


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

When Oliver Purnell was hired as head coach of DePaul men’s basketball, his notoriety was as a program rebuilder. He was never able to get the job done at DePaul, but the line of thinking in his hiring was correct: Find a coach who has history of proven success. There is a coach without a job at this point that not only has a h...

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