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Providence stuns DePaul with 22-0 run in second half

Providence stuns DePaul with 22-0 run in second half

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For 23 minutes of game time, it looked like the DePaul Blue Demons would leave Wintrust Arena with a second consecutive Big East victory to their name. But, the Providence Friars (12-6; 3-2 Big East) had other plans. The Blue Demons (8-9; 1-4 Big East) found out the hard way that it's difficult to...

DePaul’s late game struggles continue in 90-81 loss to Georgetown

DePaul’s late game struggles continue in 90-81 loss to Georgetown

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A winnable Big East game slipped through the DePaul Blue Demons (7-8, 0-3 Big East) fingers as the visiting Georgetown Hoyas (11-3, 1-2 Big East) absorbed run after run in the second half to escape Wintrust Arena with a 90-81 victory. "[We need] better belief in our system and better belief in each...

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...

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’...

NCAA death penalty punishes fans the most

NCAA death penalty punishes fans the most

Andrew Hattersley

October 2, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Sports scandals at Penn State, Baylor and Louisville, on multiple occasions have posed questions about whether one of these schools should become the first since Southern Methodist University in 1986 to receive the NCAA’s harshest form of punishment: the death penalty. Read More »...

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...

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...

Big East releases 2017-18 conference schedule

Big East releases 2017-18 conference schedule

Paul Steeno

September 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Break out those calendars because the Big East Conference unveiled its 2017-18 conference basketball schedule on its website this morning. The DePaul men’s basketball team will begin Big East play at Wintrust Arena against defending Big East champion Villanova on Dec. 27. The Blue Demons will matchup a...

DePaul men’s basketball non-conference schedule announced for 2017-18 season

DePaul men’s basketball non-conference schedule announced for 2017-18 season

Paul Steeno

September 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Those itching to experience Blue Demon basketball at newly opened Wintrust Arena will have plenty of opportunities to do just that during the non-conference portion of DePaul’s schedule.  The Blue Demons released their non-conference schedule for the 2017-2018 season and will host seven non-conference g...

Men’s basketball adds two new transfers to 2017-18 roster

Men’s basketball adds two new transfers to 2017-18 roster

Garret Neal

August 14, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

One of the most eventful off seasons in recent DePaul Men’s basketball history continued to roll right along over the summer with two new additions to the 2017-18 roster.   It all started in early May when DePaul announced that Shane Heirman, head coach of Indiana’s high school powerhouse La Lum...

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 »...

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