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Poor shooting leads to night of frustration for DePaul

Poor shooting leads to night of frustration for DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In a game that started with a jumper from Marin Maric to give DePaul (8-10, 1-5 Big East) a 2-0 lead, ended in a night of frustration as yet another offensive drought sunk the Blue Demons in a 70-52 loss to Marquette (13-6, 4-3 Big East). On a cold night in Milwaukee, the Blue Demons matched that...

Former Blue Demon Myke Henry earns NBA two-way contract

Former Blue Demon Myke Henry earns NBA two-way contract

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demon basketball player Myke Henry is one step closer to making it to the NBA after signing a two-way contract with the Memphis Grizzlies. A two-way contract means Henry spends up to 45 days in the NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies, and the rest of the time he will spend with the Grizzlies G League affiliate, the Memphis Hustle. In 27 games with the Oklahom...

Blue Demons seek first conference win against St. John’s

Blue Demons seek first conference win against St. John’s

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

While most of the East Coast contends with a white storm, the DePaul Blue Demons (7-8; 0-3 Big East) will venture into the teeth of a Red Storm when they travel to Queens, N.Y. on Saturday for a 1 p.m. battle with St. John's (10-5; 0-3 Big East). DePaul is 17-22 in the all-time series with the Red...

DePaul still looking for late-game solutions in loss to Georgetown

DePaul still looking for late-game solutions in loss to Georgetown

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

January 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the second straight game, the DePaul (7-8, 0-3 Big East) will feel like they let one get away with a 90-81 loss to Georgetown (11-3, 1-2 Big East) Tuesday night, their third straight loss to begin Big East play. It was a familiar story down the stretch for the Blue Demons who cut the Georgetown...

DePaul looks to rebound against Georgetown

DePaul looks to rebound against Georgetown

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

January 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

One team will pick up their first win of conference play when DePaul (7-7, 0-2) and Georgetown (10-3, 0-2) square off Tuesday night at Wintrust Arena. Both sides enter the contest feeling like they’ve let one of their first two games slip away with the Blue Demons surrendering a 16-point lead to...

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...

Blue Demons welcome No. 1 ranked Villanova to Wintrust Arena

Blue Demons welcome No. 1 ranked Villanova to Wintrust Arena

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 28, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

When it's an argument whether preseason Associated Press All-American Jalen Brunson is the best player on the Villanova Wildcats (12-0) it shouldn't be hard to figure out why the Wildcats are undefeated and will slot in at No. 1 in both polls going into a 6:30 p.m. matchup against the DePaul ...

DePaul shows growth through non-conference schedule

DePaul shows growth through non-conference schedule

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A non-conference schedule that began by unveiling their new arena against No. 14 Notre Dame wrapped up Thursday evening with an 83-66 victory over Miami (OH) RedHawks (7-5) for DePaul's sixth win in their last seven games. After starting 1-4 in a tough early stretch of games, the Blue Demons (7-5)...

PREVIEW: DePaul hoping to rebound against Miami (OH)

PREVIEW: DePaul hoping to rebound against Miami (OH)

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul (6-5) saw their five game winning streak come to an end with a painful 62-60 loss over the weekend to crosstown rival Northwestern. Now the Blue Demons will look to begin a new streak with a win against Miami (Ohio) (7-4) on Thursday night at Wintrust Arena. As has been the story much of the...

DePaul edges rival UIC 65-55

DePaul edges rival UIC 65-55

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Battling through injuries and a tough road environment, DePaul (5-4) held off a late run from UIC (3-6) to pick up an important road win over their rival 65-55. "It was a very competitive and hard fought game, we can look back and know that we left everything out there," Leitao said. "Probably left...

PREVIEW: DePaul vs. Illinois after 60 years

PREVIEW: DePaul vs. Illinois after 60 years

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

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Men’s Basketball dominates in exhibition tuneup

Men’s Basketball dominates in exhibition tuneup

Paul Steeno

November 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The provocative question of who would score the first basket at Wintrust Arena has finally been answered. On the first possession of the DePaul Blue Demon’s dominating 121-65 exhibition victory against NAIA opponent Indiana University Northwest at Wintrust Arena on Sunday afternoon, junior forward Eli Ca...

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