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Blue Demons make it five in a row with win against Alabama A&M

Blue Demons make it five in a row with win against Alabama A&M

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Monday night's 83-59 win against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs (0-9) felt like an appetizer for the DePaul Blue Demon's (6-4) main course meal on Saturday against Northwestern. The matchup featuring a talented DePaul team and a still winless Alabama A&M one manifested exactly as you'd expect...

DePaul falls 72-58 to Notre Dame in Wintrust debut

DePaul falls 72-58 to Notre Dame in Wintrust debut

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

"This is how we envisioned it." That’s how DePaul’s head coach David Leitao described the atmosphere at Wintrust Arena on the most anticipated opening night in the history of Blue Demon basketball. The game itself, however, did not conform to Leitao’s vision.     In front of a packed stude...

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...

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...

DePaul men’s golf welcomes a new era

DePaul men’s golf welcomes a new era

Shane Rene

October 9, 2017


Filed under Golf, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men’s golf team members Joe McCarthy, Bobby Thomas and Freddy Thomas say the team’s goal for the season is simple: bring home the Big East Championship title. “I think (winning the Big East) is our unequivocal goal,” fourth-year junior Bobby Thomas said. “We’ve been close — we’...

DePaul women’s soccer bested by Marquette

DePaul women’s soccer bested by Marquette

Andrew Hattersley

October 8, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

It was a tale of two halves for the DePaul women’s soccer team, who dropped a key conference matchup against rival Marquette 2-0 in a physical game Thursday afternoon at Wish Field. The Blue Demons controlled the first 45 minutes, but were not able to put away a couple of good chances inside the box....

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,...

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...

Men’s basketball adds Courtney and Anderson to staff

Men’s basketball adds Courtney and Anderson to staff

Shane Rene

September 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Men’s basketball will see a largely new coaching staff for the 2017-18 season, as head coach Dave Leitao announced he’s bringing Bill Courtney and Tim Anderson into the program. Courtney and Anderson are the second and third additions to Leitao’s staff after former La Lumiere head coach Shane Hei...

Women’s soccer aims for first place finish in Big East

Women’s soccer aims for first place finish in Big East

Garret Neal

September 18, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

On a comfortably warm September Sunday, the DePaul women’s soccer team tore apart the Tribe of William and Mary 4-0, drawing their record to 4-4 and leading them to their last game of the non-conference schedule.  After their match against Loyola, it will be on to competing in one of the tougher soccer ...

#DPUFW: DePaul Fashion Week

#DPUFW: DePaul Fashion Week

Ashley Fedha

September 18, 2017


Filed under Fashion, Focus

Fashion Week is a yearly event in New York City where various designers, fashion icons, and experts come together to display their work. It is usually mistaken as an event solely designated to A-list celebrities, however particular shows are welcome to anyone at a cost. Read More »...

Levi Cook to leave men’s basketball program

Levi Cook to leave men’s basketball program

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

September 14, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul’s sophomore center Levi Cook announced on Twitter Thursday, Sept. 14 that he is leaving the Blue Demon basketball program. “I have spoken to my family and girlfriend and we’ve came to the conclusion that leaving DePaul University’s Basketball team for this upcoming year is in my best int...

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