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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Two and a Half Bens: Basketball preview

Two and a Half Bens: Basketball preview

Ben Gartland and Matthew Paras November 10, 2015

Sports Editor Ben Gartland and Editor-in-Chief Matthew Paras preview the upcoming DePaul basketball season. 

2015-16 DePaul basketball preview

2015-16 DePaul basketball preview

Ben Gartland, Matthew Paras, Colin Sallee, and Ben Savage November 8, 2015

Dave Leitao has a massive task ahead of him: rebuilding DePaul men's basketball. Meanwhile, Doug Bruno looks ahead as he enters his 30th season with DePaul women's basketball. Click below to read the...

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Junior guard Brooke Schulte the ‘key to the season’

Ben Savage November 8, 2015

Every great team has an “X Factor.” The Golden State Warriors have Draymond Green, the ‘85 Bears had William “The Refrigerator” Perry, and the DePaul Blue Demons have Brooke Schulte. The...

More than a decade of drought: The last DePaul team to make the NCAA tournament

Matthew Paras November 8, 2015

The following is a condensed oral history about the last DePaul team to make the NCAA tournament, also coached by Dave Leitao. The DePaulia interviewed players, coaches and close observers from that...

DePaul athletic director Lenti Ponsetto raises stakes with Leitao hire

DePaul athletic director Lenti Ponsetto raises stakes with Leitao hire

Matthew Paras November 8, 2015

Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto got a fourth chance to hire a new men’s basketball head coach. And to potentially get it right, she went back to the same guy who gave her the most amount of...

Dave Leitao gets second chance as DePaul coach

Dave Leitao gets second chance as DePaul coach

Matthew Paras November 8, 2015

Dave Leitao got a second chance. When DePaul men’s basketball began their search process for a new coach in March after Oliver Purnell resigned after five seasons, Leitao even admitted that he didn’t...

Women’s basketball Big East preview

Ben Gartland November 8, 2015

Preseason WNIT 11/13/15 vs. Southern Illinois 7:00 p.m. CT 11/15/15 TBD 4:00 p.m. CT 11/19/15 Semifinals 7:00 p.m. CT 11/22/15 Championship 2:00 p.m. CT Regular Season 11/24/15 vs. Chicago State...

Jenkins and January step into leadership roles

Jenkins and January step into leadership roles

Ben Gartland November 8, 2015

Junior guard Jessica January is the latest member of women’s basketball to be named a captain, joining senior guard Chanise Jenkins. Jenkins represents the present leadership, while January has grown...

DePaul mens basketball full court coverage

DePaul men’s basketball full court coverage

Ben Gartland November 8, 2015

Meet the 2015-16 DePaul men's basketball team 2014 in review 69.4 points per game 75.4 opponent points per game 42 percent field goal percentage Record: 12-20 overall, 6-12 in the Big East...

Men’s basketball Big East preview

Ben Gartland November 8, 2015

DePaul men's 2015-16 season 11/14/15 vs. Western Michigan 8:00 p.m. CT Gavitt Tipoff Games 11/17/15 at Penn State 4:00 p.m. CT Paradise Jam 11/20/15 vs. South Carolina 5:00 p.m. CT 11/21/15 vs....

DePaul womens basketball full-court coverage

DePaul women’s basketball full-court coverage

Ben Gartland November 8, 2015

Meet the 2015-16 DePaul women's basketball team 2014 in review 86.0 points per game 70.2 opponent points per game 43 percent field goal percentage Record: 27-8 overall, 15-3 in Big East, first...

Photo by Josh Leff

In 30th DePaul season, Bruno still has goals to reach

Ben Gartland November 8, 2015

Doug Bruno sits in the media room on a Saturday evening after a game. His voice is raspy, but it commands the room. The game, in which DePaul soundly beat Lewis 87-67 on a court that bears Bruno’s...

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