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All is well for now: Blue Demons win first home conference game

All is well for now: Blue Demons win first home conference game

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 24, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Winning conference games at home is fun. In front of a canvas of fans wearing yellow, blue, and red the DePaul Blue Demons (11-17; 4-12) and Marquette Golden Eagles (16-14; 7-9) traded blows down the stretch as the contingents of fans with conflicting rooting interests packed into a rocking Wintrust...

Blue Demons look for better showing against Marquette second time around

Blue Demons look for better showing against Marquette second time around

February 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It's a classic sporting rivalry, the city of Chicago versus the city of Milwaukee in this case manifesting in a game between the DePaul Blue Demons (10-17; 3-12) and the Marquette Golden Eagles (16-11; 7-8) at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wintrust Arena. Saturday is the 122nd meeting between the two teams,...

Millender’s red-hot shooting lands her on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Millender’s red-hot shooting lands her on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The third best 3-point shooter (by field goal percentage) in the conference was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll today. DePaul junior guard Ashton Millender earned the designation after averaging 19 points for the Blue Demons last week. She shot 8-for-14 (57.1 percent) from beyond the 3-point...

Blue Demons aim to defang Villanova Wildcats

Blue Demons aim to defang Villanova Wildcats

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A date with the No. 3 ranked Villanova Wildcats is never an easy task. But because the matchup between the DePaul Blue Demons (10-16; 3-11 Big East) and Villanova Wildcats (24-3; 11-3 Big East) is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia instead of at Wintrust Arena,...

Blue Demons beat Villanova on senior day

Blue Demons beat Villanova on senior day

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Women's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons (21-7, 13-3 Big East) capped off senior day and their final home game of the regular season on Sunday afternoon with a 71-66 victory over the the Villanova Wildcats (20-7, 10-6 Big East) to keep them tied for the No. 1 ranking in the Big East standings. Initially, the path to this win was fairly b...

Pecorin, Ben earn Big East Institutional Scholar-Athlete award

Pecorin, Ben earn Big East Institutional Scholar-Athlete award

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Women's Sports

The Big East Conference rewarded its biggest bookworm student athletes today and some Blue Demons are among them. DePaul Blue Demon women's soccer player Alexa Ben and men's cross country and track and field runner Jake Pecorin won the 2017-2018 Big East Institutional Scholar-Athlete award presented...

Maric named to Big East Honor Roll

Maric named to Big East Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, The DePaulia

February 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Blue Demons big fellow from Croatia has earned himself a Big East Honor Roll designation. During a week where the Blue Demons finished 1-1, graduate senior center Marin Maric averaged 20.5 points per game on 68.2 percent from the field and pulled down 7.5 rebounds to earn this designation for the ...

Five up, five down

Five up, five down

Amber Colón, Editor-in-chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The 2018 softball season has begun on a high note, with the Blue Demons finishing 5-0 at the Total Control Sports Invitational on Sunday at the Dome in Rosemont. With plans to beat a snowy commute to the ballpark on Friday morning, the team stayed in Rosemont on Thursday night. They rang in the three-d...

The controversy continues

The controversy continues

Dirce Toca, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Nation & World

Multiple professional sports teams, colleges and even high schools have taken heat in recent years for their use of Native American imagery. The controversy and protests center around the use of caricatures, nicknames and logos that people perceive as offensive. As the Cleveland Indians announced that they...

Blue Demon win streak reaches six with win over Xavier

Blue Demon win streak reaches six with win over Xavier

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

When the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team practices again at McGrath-Phillips Arena they may present a fire hazard at the facility because the team is on such a hot streak right now. With a 73-72 victory over the Xavier Musketeers (9-17; 2-13) in Cincinnati on Sunday afternoon, the Blue Demons...

Tyger Campbell off to UCLA

Tyger Campbell off to UCLA

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul shot their shot, it rattled around the rim a few times, hung at the front of the rim for an excruciating moment, but ultimately fell harmlessly to the floor. The Tyger Campbell recruitment saga is over, and the four-star point guard from La Lumiere School in La Porte, Indiana. announced on...

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 ...

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