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Sloppy play costs DePaul in loss to Stanford Cardinal

Sloppy play costs DePaul in loss to Stanford Cardinal

Ben Savage

December 15, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

STANFORD, Calif. – DePaul’s sloppy play cost them a winnable game against the Stanford Cardinal, as they fell 79-60. Read More »...

DePaul women’s basketball puts together 87-67 win over Lewis

Colin Sallee

November 7, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul’s women’s basketball team’s focus on Saturday afternoon wasn’t where head coach Doug Bruno wanted it to be. However, high energy and relentless effort propelled the Blue Demons to a 87-67 drubbing of visiting Lewis University Flyers. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball prepares for preseason trip to France

Zachary Holden

August 5, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

While most college basketball programs are still enjoying their summer, the DePaul men’s team is already preparing for the upcoming season. The Blue Demons fly to France Aug. 10 for some friendly games against European club teams. Read More »...

DePaul’s Chanise Jenkins, Team USA return home with gold medal

DePaul’s Chanise Jenkins, Team USA return home with gold medal

Ben Gartland

July 29, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

While most collegiate athletes will spend their summers training on their own or with former coaches, DePaul women’s basketball guard Chanise Jenkins had an entirely different experience. 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 »...

Lenti Ponsetto defends ‘No. 1 choice’ Leitao for DePaul basketball

Lenti Ponsetto defends ‘No. 1 choice’ Leitao for DePaul basketball

Ben Gartland

April 5, 2015


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

Dave Leitao was the first DePaul men’s basketball coach that Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto replaced. A decade after Leitao left for Virginia, Lenti Ponsetto has had to defend bringing back the man who took DePaul to its last NCAA tournament. Read More »...

DePaul students react to hire of Dave Leitao

DePaul students react to hire of Dave Leitao

Kyle Tyrrell

April 5, 2015


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

In 2004, DePaul went 21-9 (12-4), won their conference (Conference USA) and made it to the second round of the NCAA Tournament as a seven seed. They lost to Connecticut, which went on to win the championship. 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...

DePaul Women’s Basketball will play Minnesota in NCAA Tournament

Ben Gartland

March 16, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

No. 9 DePaul women's basketball will mark their 13th straight NCAA tournament appearance Friday when they play No. 8 Minnesota in the Round of 64, with a chance for a rematch with No. 1 Notre Dame in the Round of 32. With their place in the NCAA tournament locked up with a Big East tournament win,...

Big East Tournament: No. 2 DePaul survives against No. 3 Villanova

Ben Gartland

March 10, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

[slideshow_deploy id='10272'] It became apparent early in the first half that junior forward Megan Podkowa was going to be the one that No. 2 DePaul would rely on down the stretch as they faced No. 3 Villanova in the Big East semifinals. Her 22 points and ten rebounds played a large part in the slow-tempo...

DePaul women’s basketball grabs share of Big East title with win over Marquette

Ben Gartland

March 2, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With just over a minute to go, head coach Doug Bruno called a timeout and subbed out senior guard Centrese McGee, followed a few seconds later by fellow senior guard Brittany Hrynko. The seniors received an ovation with a comfortable lead that had been in doubt earlier in the game, but the Blue Demons prevailed and won...

DePaul men’s basketball loses fifth straight, falls to Creighton 75-62

Ben Gartland

February 24, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For a moment in the middle of the second half, senior forward Forrest Robinson hit a three-pointer and the game was tied. For a moment, DePaul had the momentum and it looked like they could overcome their slow start. However, this was only a moment. The Blue Demons could not keep pace with Creighton...

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