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DePaul women’s basketball’s season ends with 79-67 loss to Notre Dame

DePaul women’s basketball’s season ends with 79-67 loss to Notre Dame

Matthew Paras

March 22, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

SOUTH BEND — Brittany Hrynko's last game didn't go the way she wanted it to, but she was still proud of her four years as a Blue Demon. "Coach always gives us about 10 minutes usually to reflect on the game and what we could have done better, and I don't think I've had my 10 minutes yet," Hrynko said, smiling. "But it's just been a great four years for me here. Coach (Dou...

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. 1 Seton Hall dispatches of No. 4 St. John’s to earn Big East finals berth

Ben Gartland

March 10, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After top-seeded Seton Hall defeated No. 4 St. John’s in the Big East semifinals, Seton Hall head coach Tony Bozzella talked about how the level of communication he has with his players is like a marriage. “It’s a marriage and a marriage is give and take,” Bozzella said. “A marriage is about...

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...

Semi-Sweet: DePaul women’s basketball advances over Xavier in the Big East tournament

Matthew Paras

March 8, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Having a week off in between games before their first game in the Big East tournament, there was no let down for DePaul women’s basketball in terms of energy. From the first few minutes of Sunday’s game against Xavier, it was apparent that the Blue Demons’ signature speed and pace would be just...

Big East Tournament: No. 7 Xavier holds on to defeat No. 10 Georgetown 70-67

Ben Gartland

March 7, 2015


Filed under News

One year ago, Xavier concluded their season with a 13-game losing streak, including a Big East tournament first round loss to Georgetown. In 2015, however, they were able to return the favor and were able to pull out the victory in the final minutes, defeating the Hoyas 70-67. Junior guard Aliyah...

Big East Tournament: No. 8 Marquette squeaks by No. 9 Providence 78-75

Ben Gartland

March 7, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With a history of fouling issues, Marquette senior center Chelsie Butler’s textbook defensive block could not have come at a better time for the Eagles. With less than ten seconds left and Marquette up 76-75, Providence senior guard Karin Robinson drove into the lane and put up a shot, but Butler...

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...

Spectator sport: Injured Megan Rogowski of DePaul women’s basketball sits out on senior day

Spectator sport: Injured Megan Rogowski of DePaul women’s basketball sits out on senior day

Savannah Fish

March 1, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

“I really thought that I made it to the end of my career. I really thought I was going to get away with it, but it caught me,” women’s basketball guard and DePaul senior Megan Rogowski said. Read More »...

DePaul women’s basketball beats Creighton 78-76

DePaul women’s basketball beats Creighton 78-76

Ben Gartland

February 22, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With DePaul’s struggles in closing out close games, their game at Creighton was looking like it would take the same path. After cutting the deficit closer and closer in the second half, the Jays got to within two with 44 seconds to play and looked to get the final push needed to take the lead that had eluded them all second half. Rea...

Coach Doug Bruno of DePaul women’s basketball selected again for Olympics

Coach Doug Bruno of DePaul women’s basketball selected again for Olympics

Ashley Holden

February 15, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

For the last 28 seasons the DePaul women’s basketball team has been led by head coach Doug Bruno. His passion for the game and for his players is clear by the way he runs his tight-knit team and the time he takes to build players throughout their years at DePaul. Bruno’s coaching talent and passion for women’s basketball has been honored in many...

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