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DePaul breaks through with overtime win over Penn State

DePaul breaks through with overtime win over Penn State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

Shane Colburn normally wouldn't have ventured over to Wintrust Arena on a cold Thursday night in the midst of finals weeks to watch the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team beat the Penn State Nittany Lions 72-70 in an overtime thriller. After all, he's only been to a few games at Wintrust Arena....

DePaul women’s basketball add four players to 2019 class

DePaul women’s basketball add four players to 2019 class

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

The rich get richer. The DePaul Women’s Basketball team went out and strengthened its roster for the future by signing four players to a National Letter of Intent in the 2019 class. Head coach Doug Bruno has built a successful program over his three decades at Lincoln Park, winning five straight ...

DePaul signs three players to 2019 class on opening day of the early signing period

DePaul signs three players to 2019 class on opening day of the early signing period

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

It’s official. DePaul fans can finally breath. All three of DePaul’s commits Romeo Weems, Markese Jacobs and Oscar Lopez put pen to paper Wednesday signing their National Letters of Intent to attend DePaul next fall. DePaul currently holds the third best class in the Big East trailing only Villanova...

We aren’t lion: Big early season game for Blue Demons against Penn State

We aren’t lion: Big early season game for Blue Demons against Penn State

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons tilt against the Penn State Nittany Lions Thursday night at Wintrust Arena feels really important. Win and the Blue Demons improve to 3-0 for the first time since the 2008-2009 season. Win and the Blue Demons secure their first-ever Gavitt Tipoff Games victory, the annual showdown...

Cain on triple-double watch; reaches 1200 career-point milestone in win against Morgan State

Cain on triple-double watch; reaches 1200 career-point milestone in win against Morgan State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It's a trick he's pulled hundreds of times before. In semi-transition, the DePaul Blue Demon's 6-foot-6-inch senior guard Eli Cain found himself alone behind the corner 3-point line against a smaller guard. He drove hard with his left hand to the block, spun back towards the middle of the floor, and...

Eli Cain, Max Strus lead DePaul to 91-63 victory over Morgan State

Eli Cain, Max Strus lead DePaul to 91-63 victory over Morgan State

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

With Penn State and Notre Dame on the horizon, DePaul (2-0) made sure they would head into those two games on a high note with a comfortable 91-63 victory over Morgan State (0-3) Monday night at Wintrust Arena. DePaul grabbed control of the game with an early 17-2 run that helped them open a 20-6 lead j...

Commentary: Attendance problems continue in DePaul’s home opener

Commentary: Attendance problems continue in DePaul’s home opener

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

If you are one of the few remaining students and alumni at DePaul following the cringy saga of the men’s basketball team, you may already know this: the Blue Demons won their home opener Wednesday night, 80-58 over Bethune-Cookman of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Unfortunately, there weren...

Late run helps DePaul edge Green Bay

Late run helps DePaul edge Green Bay

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

DePaul entered Friday night expecting a stiff test from a Green Bay team that had reached the NCAA Tournament in nine of the past 10 seasons and that is exactly what they got. Unlike last year against Northern Colorado, however, the 15th ranked DePaul women’s basketball team was able to open the s...

Rebekah Dahlman’s impact felt in her return to Blue Demon roster

Rebekah Dahlman’s impact felt in her return to Blue Demon roster

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

No matter the circumstance, a win stands as a win in the record books for the women’s basketball team and head coach Doug Bruno. However, that doesn’t quite mean that everything is set in stone. Coming off a 73-64 home victory against Green Bay in their season opener on Friday night, the Blue Demon...

New season, different feeling

New season, different feeling

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

When DePaul walked off the court for the final time last season after losing to Marquette in the first round of the Big East tournament, questions on whether the team was moving in the right direction intensified. During the ensuing offseason the program tried convincing fans and the students that goi...

Lack of interest remains inside and outside Wintrust

Lack of interest remains inside and outside Wintrust

William Hopper, Asst. Sports Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

With DePaul men’s basketball tipping off its second season at Wintrust Arena Wednesday night, the question is whether interest in the program will increase in the arena’s second year. An unscientific survey of 100 students conducted by the DePaulia last week found that 65% of participants had n...

Battling Bears at Wintrust

Battling Bears at Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

November 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the first time since the 2014-2015 season, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team has an opportunity to begin the season 2-0. A Monday evening appointment with the Morgan State Bears (0-2) 7:30 at Wintrust Arena stands in the way before the Blue Demons can accomplish that feat. And don't...

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