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DePaul rewards Bruno with extension

DePaul rewards Bruno with extension

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With another successful season in the books and fresh off their 16th straight NCAA Tournament appearance and fifth consecutive regular season title, DePaul showed their appreciation for head coach Doug Bruno by extending his contract through the 2023-24 season. As perennial postseason contenders, DePaul i...

Blankson back as Blue Demon women’s basketball assistant coach

Blankson back as Blue Demon women’s basketball assistant coach

Paul Steeno

May 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

A familiar face will be back in an assistant coaching role for the DePaul women's basketball program during the 2018-2019 season. Candis Blankson, formerly the Director of Corporate, Professional, and Community Relations for the program, will now serve as an assistant coach. She has been part of the...

Dancing Demons

Dancing Demons

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul (26-7; 15-3 Big East) added another milestone to its already fantastic season on Tuesday night by running all over the Marquette Golden Eagles (23-9; 15-3 Big East) 98-63 to win their third Big East Tournament championship in the last five seasons. Senior guard Amarah Coleman poured in a care...

Blue Demons look to close out home schedule against Georgetown and Villanova

Blue Demons look to close out home schedule against Georgetown and Villanova

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Sitting on a six game winning streak and having won nine of their last 10 games, the Blue Demons (20-6, 12-2 Big East) are back home this weekend for their final home stand of the regular season, seeking to retain their rank at the top of the Big East standings. First up for the Blue Demons will b...

Bruno looks for 700th career win at Butler

Bruno looks for 700th career win at Butler

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

For what appears to be a regular two-game road trip for the Blue Demons (18-6, 10-2 Big East), a lot is at stake for the top team in the Big East. Head Coach Doug Bruno, who’s held the position for the Blue Demons since 1988 after a two-year stint as the team’s head coach from 1976 to 1978, i...

DePaul caps off home stand with 81-47 win over Providence

DePaul caps off home stand with 81-47 win over Providence

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Blue Demons (18-6, 10-2 Big East) capped off a three-game home stand on Sunday afternoon by blowing out the Providence Friars (9-16, 2-11 Big East) 81-47 to move one game ahead of the Marquette Golden Eagles atop the Big East standings.  Rim awareness on both the defensive and offense glass carried th...

Women’s basketball conclude weekend home-stand with win against Butler

Women’s basketball conclude weekend home-stand with win against Butler

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul had no qualms dispatching a good Butler team 87-65 in their final regular-season game at Wintrust Arena, although it wasn’t a laugher the whole way. The first quarter was absolutely brutal in terms of scoring.  Butler (11-8; 3-4 Big East) had eight turnovers and hit just 3-of-11 shots le...

Women’s basketball trounces Xavier at Wintrust

Women’s basketball trounces Xavier at Wintrust

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

In DePaul’s first game of the weekend, the women took on the Xavier Musketeers, who came in 1-4 in the Big East and on a four-game losing streak.  The Demons (13-5; 5-1 Big East) ensured there would be no chance of an upset, taking care of business in a 79-48 throttling for their third straight win si...

DePaul Blue Demons conclude non-conference slate on high note

DePaul Blue Demons conclude non-conference slate on high note

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 21, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

A grinder of a non-conference schedule concluded Wednesday night as the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team earned a 85-71 win against the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Jaguars (8-3) at McGrath-Phillips Arena to escape non-conference play with an 8-4 record. Billed as...

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,...

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...

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