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Pirates best Blue Demons behind 33 from Rodriguez

Pirates best Blue Demons behind 33 from Rodriguez

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 18, 2018


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

Anything you can do, I can do better. That's what Seton Hall Pirates (18-9; 7-7 Big East) senior forward Desi Rodriguez was probably thinking as he dropped a career-high 33 points on 12-for-21 from the field in the Pirate's 82-77 win against the DePaul Blue Demons (10-16; 3-11 Big East) on Saturday afte...

Pecorin, Ben earn Big East Institutional Scholar-Athlete award

Pecorin, Ben earn Big East Institutional Scholar-Athlete award

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Women's Sports

The Big East Conference rewarded its biggest bookworm student athletes today and some Blue Demons are among them. DePaul Blue Demon women's soccer player Alexa Ben and men's cross country and track and field runner Jake Pecorin won the 2017-2018 Big East Institutional Scholar-Athlete award presented...

Red hot Red Storm visit Wintrust Arena on Wednesday night

Red hot Red Storm visit Wintrust Arena on Wednesday night

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Perhaps the hottest team in America rolls into Wintrust Arena on Wednesday for an 8 p.m. bout with the DePaul Blue Demons (10-14; 3-9 Big East). It's not Duke, or Michigan State, or Purdue, or Villanova, or Virginia or one of the other blue-blood programs that are perennially among the best in the...

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...

DePaul falls to Creighton 76-75 in the final minute

DePaul falls to Creighton 76-75 in the final minute

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

New game, same story. The DePaul Blue Demons (9-14, 2-9 Big East) used a familiar game script to corrupt an otherwise strong performance Wednesday night, falling 76-75 in the final minute to the Creighton Blue Jays (18-6, 8-4 Big East) for their ninth loss of league play. With 16 seconds remaining,...

Blue Demons seek first conference home win in battle with Bluejays

Blue Demons seek first conference home win in battle with Bluejays

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons (9-13; 2-8 Big East) will need to shake off the sting of the Tyger Campbell non commitment quickly and prepare for an 8 p.m. game against the Creighton Bluejays (17-6; 7-4 Big East) at Wintrust Arena Wednesday night. The Blue Demons return to action after a disappointing trip ...

Bulldogs run Blue Demons out of Hinkle Fieldhouse

Bulldogs run Blue Demons out of Hinkle Fieldhouse

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 4, 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) over the DePaul Blue Demons (9-13; 2-8) at Hinkle Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon, it...

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...

Delgado grabs rebounding record as Seton Hall defeats DePaul

Delgado grabs rebounding record as Seton Hall defeats DePaul

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

January 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons (9-12; 2-7) couldn't stop an inevitable historical event from happening in an 86-70 defeat at the hands of the Seton Hall Pirates (16-5; 5-3) on Sunday afternoon. With under two minutes gone by in the first half, Seton Hall senior big man Angel Delgado etched his name into the Big East Conference record book by collecting his ...

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...

Another sluggish start cripples DePaul in loss to Butler.

Another sluggish start cripples DePaul in loss to Butler.

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A sluggish offensive performance Saturday from the DePaul Blue Demons played an integral part in their 79-67 loss to the Butler Bulldogs at Wintrust Arena. The Blue Demons shot just 35 percent from the field and the shooting woes began fairly early. There was essentially a lid on the basket for ...

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