The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Donovan Clingan (No. 32) guards DePaul guard Jalen Terry (No. 3) in UConns matchup with DePaul Wednesday, February 14, at Wintrust Arena.

Column: Donovan Clingan etches his name into Connecticut history

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor April 14, 2024

Connecticut native Donovan Clingan has done the unimaginable: He went from high school basketball royalty to world champion, all in his home state. But that’s not the unimaginable part. Connecticut...

DePauls roster huddles together during a game against St. Johns Tuesday, March 5, at Wintrust Arena. Their 104-77 loss was the 19th of 20 conference losses the Blue Demons endured this season.

DePaul makes unwanted history, becomes first Big East team to lose 20 conference games

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter March 12, 2024

DePaul men’s basketball finds itself on the wrong side of history, being the first-ever Big East team to go 0-20 during conference play.  This season has been particularly challenging for the Blue...

DePaul sophomore Elijah Fisher goes up for a layup Wednesday, Jan. 17 against Providence, at Wintrust Arena. Fisher finished with 19 points.

Men’s basketball’s defensive struggles continue with another blowout loss at home

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter January 21, 2024

DePaul’s men’s basketball struggles continue as they suffer another blowout loss to a Big East opponent, this time to Providence Jan. 17, 100-62. Concerns arise about the team’s defensive efforts...

Senior guard Anaya Peoples drives to the hoop against Creighton Jan. 6, 2024, at Wintrust Arena.

Big East challenges embraced by Bruno’s Blue Demons

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor January 15, 2024

DePaul women’s basketball has battled through an early Big East schedule that has seen nail-biter after nail-biter, going 1-4 in that span, including recent losses to top-25 opponents in Creighton January...

Senior forward DaSean Nelson drives to the rim in DePauls loss to Creighton Jan. 9, at Wintrust Arena. Nelson finished with 12 points.

COLUMN – Lack of progression under Stubblefield: Is it time for a coaching change?

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter January 15, 2024

Over the past two decades, DePaul men's basketball has faced challenges in staying relevant while maintaining some competitiveness. However, this season presents a different narrative, as the team sits...

Junior forward DaSean Nelson dribbles past Villanova junior Eric Dixon in DePauls home win against the Wildcats on Jan. 10.

COLUMN: Big East on its way back to national prominence

Max Rayman, Contributing Writer February 12, 2023

The Big East has recently proved to be one of the premier conferences in men’s basketball, thanks in a large part to perennial powerhouse Villanova. From 2016-2018, the Wildcats won two national championships...

Connecticut guard Paige Bueckers (5) passes the ball during the first quarter of a college basketball game against Indiana in the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA womens tournament, Saturday, March 26, 2022, in Bridgeport, Conn.

Connecticut Women’s Basketball Star Paige Bueckers To Miss 2022-23 Season With Knee Injury

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter August 9, 2022

The University of Connecticut and Big East rivals announced last Wednesday that women’s basketball star Paige Bueckers will miss the entire 2022-23 season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament...

Big East conference logo displayed in place of the DePaul Athletics logo underneath the jumbotron for the Big East Championship at Wintrust Arena.

Big East scraps inter-conference transfer rule

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor in Chief June 6, 2021

The Big East announced on Thursday that it has decided to allow athletes to transfer within the conference, which was something previously not allowed. The Big East joins several other conferences,...

DePaul senior Krista Dalgarn gets ready to deliver a pitch against Butler on May 8. The Blue Demons swept the Bulldogs.

DePaul softball lose in first round of Big East Tournament

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor May 16, 2021

The DePaul women’s softball team went into the Big East Tournament as the No.1 seed and outright favorites. The Blue Demons were on a three-game winning streak before entering the tournament as defending...

 DePaul senior outfielder Angela Scalzitti prepares to hit the ball against UIC at Cacciatore Stadium on Saturday. The Blue Demons won all three games in the series.

DePaul softball sweeps UIC, secures seventh Big East regular season championship

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor May 9, 2021

The DePaul Blue Demons softball team capped off Senior Day weekend in style by sweeping a three-game set against UIC.  With the sweep, DePaul not only sent off their seniors in style, but were also...

The DePaul women’s soccer returned to practice in August, but must wear masks during all of their workouts.

Big East announces spring championship formats, DePaul releases schedules for five sports

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor in Chief January 24, 2021

This week, the Big East announced its 2021 spring championship and regular season schedule, including for the fall sports that were rescheduled to the spring because of Covid-19 pandemic. DePaul also...

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