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Wintrust to host women’s Big East Tournament 2018-2020

Wintrust to host women’s Big East Tournament 2018-2020

Garret Neal

October 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Wintrust Arena added to the list of events it is hosting when it was announced last Tuesday that the women’s Big East tournament for the next three seasons would be held there. Since the conferences realignment, the event has been hosted at Allstate Arena in 2014 and 2015, McGrath-Phillips Arena in 2016...

Former Blue Demon Kustok lands gig with YES Network

Former Blue Demon Kustok lands gig with YES Network

Paul Steeno

September 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

When the news dropped that former DePaul women’s basketball player Sarah Kustok had received yet another promotion, this time to the position of Brooklyn Nets primary game analyst for the YES Network, one of her biggest fans wasn’t surprised in the slightest.    “She was a constant competitor,...

Jessica January named NCAA Woman of the Year finalist

Jessica January named NCAA Woman of the Year finalist

Garret Neal

September 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Recent DePaul graduate and basketball player Jessica January has been named one of 30 finalists for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Out of an original field of 543 school nominations, 145 were selected by conferences and an independent selection committee.  Of those, 10 each were selected from Division I, II and III. The a...

Coach Bruno shakes up his coaching staff for 2017-18 season

Coach Bruno shakes up his coaching staff for 2017-18 season

Shane Rene

September 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Much like the Dave Leitao and the men’s basketball program, women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno is shaking up his coaching staff for the 2017-18 season, bringing in youth and shuffling familiar faces into new roles.    Bruno announced Friday, Sept. 15 that Lisa Ryckbosch will spend the season on th...

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...

Commentary: The new era of DePaul Athletics is almost here

Commentary: The new era of DePaul Athletics is almost here

Ben Gartland

May 30, 2017


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

Four years and two weeks ago, DePaul and the city of Chicago announced plans for what would become the new home for DePaul basketball. I was a senior in high school and hoped to graduate in the new arena, as the original opening season was supposed to be this academic year. Read More »...

Wintrust Arena, DePaul to host 2019 NCAA women’s basketball regional

Wintrust Arena, DePaul to host 2019 NCAA women’s basketball regional

Ben Gartland

April 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Wintrust Arena will be one of four regional sites for the 2019 NCAA women's basketball tournament, the NCAA announced on Tuesday. DePaul will be the host-serving institution, which will mark the first time they've hosted an NCAA tournament game since 2012, when Allstate Arena served as the host site...

WNBA Draft: Jessica January drafted by Connecticut Sun

WNBA Draft: Jessica January drafted by Connecticut Sun

Ben Gartland

April 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball guard Jessica January was drafted 28th overall by the Connecticut Sun in the 3rd round of the WNBA Draft on Thursday. "I was watching it on TV with my teammates Meri Bennett-Swanson and Megan Waldron, Eli Cain of the men's team, and coach Doug Bruno," January said. "When...

DePaul women’s basketball adds graduate transfer guard Rebekah Dahlman

DePaul women’s basketball adds graduate transfer guard Rebekah Dahlman

Ben Gartland

April 11, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul Athletics announced on Tuesday that women's basketball has added former McDonalds All-American Rebekah Dahlman to their 2017-18 roster. Dahlman, a 5-foot-9 guard, is a graduate transfer from Vanderbilt and is immediately eligible to play for the Blue Demons. She has a career average of 8.8...

NCAA Tournament: DePaul women’s basketball falls to Mississippi State in second round

NCAA Tournament: DePaul women’s basketball falls to Mississippi State in second round

Adam Chalifoux

March 19, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons fell 92-71 in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Sunday afternoon.  The Seven seed Blue Demons came into the matchup against the second seeded Mississippi State Bulldogs. The Blue Demons took a 5-0 lead against the Bulldogs on their home floor with...

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball crushes No. 10 Northern Iowa 88-67

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball crushes No. 10 Northern Iowa 88-67

Ben Gartland

March 17, 2017


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports

No. 7 DePaul women's basketball ran wild on No. 10 Northern Iowa en route to an 88-67 win in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday. Sophomore guard Tanita Allen came off the bench to lead the game with 25 points as the Blue Demons advanced to the Round of 32. The Blue Demons were off...

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball to play No. 10 Northern Iowa

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball to play No. 10 Northern Iowa

Ben Gartland

March 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball will be a seven seed taking on No. 10 Northern Iowa in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the team learned on Monday. Read More »...

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