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Styles change, but “Bruno Ball” remains

Styles change, but “Bruno Ball” remains

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Long before the Golden State Warriors dominated the NBA, Doug Bruno and his DePaul Blue Demons experienced success with a unique style of play that they continue to use today. “DePaul Ball,” a term coined by television analyst LaChina Robinson, emphasizes 3-point shooting, floor spacing and an ...

Unsung hero reflects on time at DePaul

Unsung hero reflects on time at DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Sports

Throughout the year, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno has consistently acknowledged senior guard Lauren Prochaska as the “unsung hero” of this year’s team. Although Prochaska may not lead the team in scoring, her presence is felt by her skill in setting up her teammates. This year she is joint seco...

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...

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...

DePaul beats Creighton despite poor shooting effort

DePaul beats Creighton despite poor shooting effort

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Coming off an important win over Marquette Monday night, the Blue Demons (17-6, 9-2 Big East) continued their hot streak Friday with a decisive 77-67 home victory over the Creighton Blue Jays (13-9, 7-5 Big East) to stay No. 1 in the Big East. Despite only making 25 percent of their 3-point attempts, the Bl...

Women’s basketball reclaim the top spot in Big East with 95-83 win over Marquette

Women’s basketball reclaim the top spot in Big East with 95-83 win over Marquette

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul’s women’s basketball team finally took back the torch in their increasingly fun-to-watch rivalry with the Marquette, routing the Golden Eagles (14-7, 8-2 Big East) 95-83 to reclaim the No. 1 seed in the Big East. It was another career night for sophomore guard Kelly Campbell. Her new m...

Stonewall’s big week earns her Big East Honor Roll designation

Stonewall’s big week earns her Big East Honor Roll designation

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Big East Conference announced today that DePaul women's basketball player Chante Stonewall earned her way onto the Big East Honor Roll this week. The 6-foot-1-inch forward tallied 35 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists, four steals, and a block in two games this week. She joins Creighton's Jaylyn...

PREVIEW: DePaul hosts No. 1 ​​UCONN and the legend of Geno Auriemma

PREVIEW: DePaul hosts No. 1 ​​UCONN and the legend of Geno Auriemma

David P. Stein, Contributing Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

When DePaul (6-2) hosts the University of Connecticut (7-0) tomorrow for the team’s grand opening at Wintrust Arena, the matchup will feature women’s basketball’s top program in the country. On the heels of an 88-47 victory over Loyola on Monday, Blue Demons fans in attendance against the Univ...

DePaul’s women crush Loyola 88-47 in Redline rivalry

DePaul’s women crush Loyola 88-47 in Redline rivalry

David P. Stein, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The crowd noise at Wintrust Arena exhibited a noticeably higher pitch than usual on Monday when DePaul women’s basketball (6-2) played host to north-side rival Loyola University of Chicago (1-6). This heightened tonal frequency stemming from spectators never faded, and that is thanks to the estima...

4000 elementary students energize women’s basketball, Wintrust arena

4000 elementary students energize women’s basketball, Wintrust arena

December 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

It was all about the children during a DePaul women's basketball 88-47 matinee win against the Loyola University of Chicago Ramblers at Wintrust Arena today. The DePaul Blue Demons welcomed 4,000 enthusiastic school children from over 30 local elementary schools to the friendly confines of Wintrust...

DePaul beats Billikens, wins Maggie Dixon Classic

DePaul beats Billikens, wins Maggie Dixon Classic

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul pushed through a tough third quarter to capture the championship in the 11th annual Maggie Dixon Classic defeating the Saint Louis Billikens 86-78.  Read More »...

DePaul beats Delaware State 110-71, advances to Maggie Dixon final

DePaul beats Delaware State 110-71, advances to Maggie Dixon final

Garret Neal, Asst. Sports Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul entered Friday’s game at 1-1, coming off one of the most memorable wins in recent seasons with a 111-108 win over the number 21 Oklahoma Sooners.  This time they would battle a 0-1 Delaware State team in a less thrilling to watch 110-71 victory.  DePaul erased any questions of a possible let...

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