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Grays named Big East Player of the Week

Grays named Big East Player of the Week

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

It seems fitting that during a week when the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team (18-6; 10-2 Big East) went 3-0 and vaulted to the top of the Big East standings, that one of their players would earn the Big East Player of the Week designation. Junior forward Mart'e Grays averaged 17 points and...

Grays’ big night lifts DePaul to win

Grays’ big night lifts DePaul to win

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Coming off an important win against Marquette, DePaul (17-6, 9-2 Big East) continued their hot streak Friday night in a decisive 77-67 home victory over Creighton (13-9, 7-5 Big East) to keep them on top in conference play. Despite only making 25 percent of their 3-point attempts, the Blue Demons shot ...

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...

Blue Demons out for revenge against Butler

Blue Demons out for revenge against Butler

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

If the DePaul Blue Demons (9-12; 2-7 Big East) want to earn their third Big East road win of the season when they travel to Indianapolis to square off with the Butler Bulldogs (16-7; 6-4 Big East) this weekend, they will need to get off to a better start. In the Blue Demons last three losses, they've...

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...

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Georgetown

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Georgetown

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Eight games into an 18-game Big East Conference slate and the DePaul Blue Demons already have matched their conference win total (two) from a season ago. On Wednesday night, the Blue Demons (9-11; 2-6 Big East) beat the Georgetown Hoyas (13-7; 3-6 Big East) 74-73 at Capital One Arena in Washington D.C....

Blue Demons look to contain Hoyas’ big men at Georgetown Wednesday

Blue Demons look to contain Hoyas’ big men at Georgetown Wednesday

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

When the Georgetown Hoyas took down the DePaul Blue Demons 90-81 at Wintrust Arena on Jan. 2, it was the Jessie Govan and Marcus Derrickson show. They combined for 49 points and 19 rebounds as the Blue Demons couldn't find a defensive solution against Georgetown's powerful frontcourt. The Blue Demo...

Senior midfielder Ben drafted by Chicago Red Stars

Senior midfielder Ben drafted by Chicago Red Stars

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

On Wednesday, she was a senior DePaul Blue Demon student athlete with doubts about whether her soccer career would continue. By Thursday, she was a professional athlete. The Chicago Red Stars of the 10-team National Women’s Soccer League selected Blue Demon midfielder Alexa Ben with the 37th overall...

Blue Demons to battle Bulldogs in “Pink Game”

Blue Demons to battle Bulldogs in “Pink Game”

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

This isn't the Brad Stevens-led Butler Bulldogs that went 166-49 across six seasons from 2007 until 2013 that included five NCAA Tournament appearances and two trips to the Final Four. But the current iteration of the Butler Bulldogs (13-7; 3-4 Big East) is still pretty good. Under the guidance of...

Students take to making memes to air grievances about university

Students take to making memes to air grievances about university

Rachel Fernandez, Managing Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under News

Students are making memes and posting them to Facebook groups specific to DePaul memes. Although the meme pages started as a tongue-in-cheek way to make jokes about DePaul life and culture, they have become a forum for students to comment on and express frustrations with different aspects of the unive...

Who’s the point? Breaking down the Blue Demons point guard situation

Who’s the point? Breaking down the Blue Demons point guard situation

Paul Steeno and Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the DePaul Blue Demon's 91-74 win against the St. John's Red Storm on Jan. 6, Blue Demon junior point guard Eli Cain scored 11 points to reach 1,000 points in his career. When Cain arrived in Lincoln Park prior to this season, he probably didn't envision scoring his 1,000th career point while p...

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