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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Graduate guard Umoja Gibson drives on Seton Hall senior Al-Amir Dawes during the Blue Demons loss in Newark N.J. on Sunday.

DePaul’s losing streak extends to five games with loss to Seton Hall

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor February 5, 2023

DePaul’s losing streak extended to five games Sunday after dropping its ninth Big East game of the season against Seton Hall by a score of 69-65. The Blue Demons led by 13 points with ten minutes left...

Senior Leon Husk and sophomore Jona Gitschel are two players returning from last season.

‘We know what it takes’: Men’s Tennis sets sights on NCAA tourney heading into 2023 season

Preston Zbroszczyk, Assistant Sports Editor February 5, 2023

With the men’s tennis season already underway, head coach Matt Brothers has new expectations that involve more than just clinching their third straight Big East title. Getting to the NCAA Tournament...

Junior forward DaSean Nelson attempts a shot between UConn defenders in DePauls loss to the Huskies Tuesday Night.

Demons’ defense struggles as UConn has three players score 20+ points during 90-76 win over DePaul

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor February 1, 2023

DePaul’s losing streak extends to four for the first time this season after losing to UConn, 90-76 against no. 24 UConn on Tuesday night at Wintrust Arena. Stubblefields’ stagnant defense allowed the...

Fall 2023 will be Mark Plotkin’s sixth year as the head coach of the DePaul men’s soccer team. Plotkin’s squad tied for the league’s highest number of draws last season with a record of 4-6-7.

Talent and team: How Mark Plotkin is selling a team-first culture to a higher tier of players

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Online Managing Editor January 30, 2023

Across the L tracks at Fullerton, overlooking his team’s home pitch at Wish Field, a whiteboard hangs on the wall of DePaul men’s soccer head coach Mark Plotkin’s office. On it is a list of names....

Junior goalie Asher Motew allows a goal against Concordia senior winger Scott Gregor during Friday night’s 5-3 win over the Falcons.

Untimely penalties cost DePaul wins over Concordia UW

Preston Zbroszczyk, Assistant Sports Editor January 29, 2023

DePaul concluded its final home game of the season Friday night at Johnny’s Ice House against conference foe Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW). Ranked above DePaul in the central division standings,...

Junior guard Caleb Murphy dribbles toward the basket in DePauls home loss to Marquette at Wintrust Arena Saturday.

DePaul suffers 20-point loss to Marquette in front of sold out Wintrust crowd

Thomas Gorski, Sports Editor January 29, 2023

DePaul suffered a 20-point blowout loss at Wintrust Arena Saturday night, resulting in its eighth conference defeat of the season after losing, 89-69 against Marquette.  The Golden Eagles were led...

Graduate guard Umoja Gibson lays the ball up over Hoyas defenders in DePauls loss to Georgetown Tuesday night.

Georgetown snaps 29-game Big East losing streak with 81-76 win over DePaul

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 25, 2023

DePaul dropped its seventh Big East conference game of the season after falling on the road to Georgetown by a score of 81-76 on Tuesday night. Hoyas sophomore guard Primo Spears’ 21-point night highlighted...

(From left) Brendan Favre, Max Williams, Zion Cruz, Philmon Gebrewhit and K.T. Raimey celebrate during DePaul’s 73-72 win over No. 8-ranked Xavier on Wed. Jan 18 at Wintrust Arena.

“This is what we’re supposed to do” : Biggest win in three years brings life to dormant program

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 23, 2023

As the clock hit zero, the Blue Crew’s chants cried out near the Xavier bench. This was what fans have long-awaited. Relevance. Though  just for one night, DePaul finally put the college basketball...

Sophomore Winger Danny Mannarino looks for the puck on offense during Fridays 7-4 win against Marian. Mannarino recorded two goals against the Knights.

Blue Demons split weekend series with Knights, improve to 18-4

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 22, 2023

DePaul men’s hockey continued its historic season after defeating Marian by a score of 7-4 Friday night, led by sophomore winger Danny Mannarino’s two-goal night. DePaul’s victory over Marian is...

Head coach Tony Stubblefield expresses frustration during DePauls win over Georgetown on 12/29.

Late-comeback bid falls short against Providence, DePaul loses 75-64

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 22, 2023

DePaul dropped its fourth Big East conference game of the season after falling on the road to Providence Saturday by a score of 75-64.  Coming off an emotional victory over No. 8 Xavier, the Blue Demons...

Freshman guard Zion Cruz and graduate forward Yor Anei celebrate mid court after the clock hits zero in DePauls upset over No. 8 Xavier Wednesday night.

DePaul shocks No. 8 Xavier, snap 11-game losing streak vs Musketeers

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 19, 2023

In its first win against Xavier since Wintrust Arena opened, DePaul upset the No. 8 ranked Musketeers in a 73-72 thriller Wednesday night. “This is what we’re supposed to do,” said head coach...

Graduate Forward Eral Penn dribbles up the court and drives down the lane to score a basket during DePaul’s 75-65 win over Villanova. Penn recorded 11 points, five rebounds and two blocks.

Penned into the lineup: Riddled with injuries, DePaul finds consistency with Eral Penn

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 15, 2023

When graduate forward Eral Penn decided to transfer from Long Island University (LIU) to DePaul, it was likely that it would take time to adjust to the superior challenge of the Big East conference. What...

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