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DePaul postpones game against Northern Illinois

Junior Charlie Moore transferred to DePaul from Kansas last April.
November 30, 2020

DePaul has postponed its Dec. 3 game against Northern Illinois because the Blue Demons’ medical staff wants to ensure that the team has a period of conditioning before it’s safe to return to competition,...

DePaul pauses all men’s basketball activities due to positive Covid-19 test results

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao talks to junior guard Charlie Moore during the Blue Demons' 74-68 win over Georgetown on Feb. 22.
November 19, 2020

DePaul men’s basketball has announced that they will pause all team activities following positive Covid-19 test results among its tier one group. Tier one is the highest exposure tier and includes student-athletes,...

Paul Reed drafted 58th overall by Philadelphia 76ers

DePaul junior forward Paul Reed dunks the ball against Texas Tech on Dec. 4 at Wintrust Arena.
November 18, 2020

Former DePaul forward Paul Reed has been selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 58th pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. Reed is the first DePaul player taken in the draft since both Wilson Chandler and...

Dave Leitao officially announces 2021 recruiting class

Dave Leitao looks on during the Blue Demons' game against Butler on Feb. 29.
November 18, 2020

DePaul has waited a long time to have a nationally-ranked recruiting class filled with talent and depth. But the Blue Demons have finally been able to make those dreams become a reality. On Tuesday,...

State of DePaul men’s basketball: Stephen Howard believes the program is heading in right direction

DePaul junior guard Charlie Moore attempts to drive to the basket in the first half against Marquette. Moore finished the game with 15 points.
November 15, 2020

The DePaul men’s basketball program has seen brighter days than the ones from the last decade. The bright days of Ray and then Joey Meyer turning the Blue Demons into a national powerhouse are in...

‘The kid from Chicago’: Ahamad Bynum signs letter of intent with DePaul

Ahamad Bynum goes up for a dunk during a high school in the 2019-2020 season.
November 11, 2020

DePaul’s 2021 recruiting class has been one of the best in the country for some time now. But that was all predicated on five verbal commitments from Ahamad Bynum, Keon Edwards, David Jones, Kok Yat...

DePaul will start 2020-21 season with no fans in attendance due to Covid-19 restrictions

DePaul fans celebrate together during the Blue Demons' game against Texas Tech on Dec. 4, 2019.
November 9, 2020

DePaul will not allow fans to attend men’s and women’s basketball games to start the 2020-21 season due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the athletic department announced Monday morning.  Illinois...

2022 three-star guard Preston Murphy Jr. commits to DePaul

Preston Murphy became the first player in the 2022 class to commit to DePaul.
November 1, 2020

DePaul’s 2021 recruiting class is already one of the strongest in the country, currently  ranked No. 7 in the nation, according to 247 Sports.  Well, the Blue Demons are already looking ahead to...

Big East Media Day: Charlie Moore earns first-team honors, DePaul picked to finish 10th

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao talks to junior guard Charlie Moore during the Blue Demons' 74-68 win over Georgetown on Feb. 22.
October 28, 2020

With now less than a month to go until the start of the 2020-21 college basketball season, the Big East held its annual Media Day on Wednesday. But due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the event took...

Max Strus fully cleared for contact after suffering torn ACL

Max Strus lines up a free-throw attempt on March 3 against St. John’s. Strus led the Blue Demons with 43 points en route to a 92-83 victory on senior day at Wintrust Arena.
October 18, 2020

Nearly nine months after Max Strus tore his ACL in a NBA G League game, Strus told The DePaulia that he has been fully cleared to resume normal basketball activities. Strus, who played at DePaul from...

NCAA grants an extra year of eligibility to winter sports athletes

DePaul women's basketball senior Deja Church drives past a Marquette defender during the Big East championship game on March 9.
October 18, 2020

The NCAA has granted all Division I winter sports athletes an extra year of eligibility due to the possibility of the season being impacted by Covid-19. A similar decision was made for fall sports athletes,...

NCAA releases Covid-19 guidelines for college basketball

DePaul men’s basketball head coach Dave Leitao talks to a referee during the Blue Demons’ game against Georgetown on Feb. 8 at Wintrust Arena.
September 27, 2020

A week after approving a start date for the 2020-21 college basketball season, Nov. 25, the NCAA has now released guidelines for testing, travel considerations and access to the court and bench areas.  The...

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