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“We ran into a buzzsaw:” Golden Eagles sever DePaul at Wintrust

“We ran into a buzzsaw:” Golden Eagles sever DePaul at Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

To beat the No. 10 ranked Marquette Golden Eagles (21-4; 10-2) on Tuesday night, the DePaul Blue Demons (13-10; 5-7) would have had to do something special. They hadn't beaten a team ranked in the top 10 since they conquered a Brandon Rush, Mario Chalmers, Darrell Arthur led Kansas team in 2006. Tonight, not...

DePaul seeks biggest win of the season against Marquette

DePaul seeks biggest win of the season against Marquette

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It's been a heck of a season for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team. After coming out victorious in Ohio against Xavier on Saturday DePaul now has 13 wins to its name, the most they've accumulated since the 2006-2007 season (20 wins). With five conference wins, the Blue Demons sit in a five-way...

Sullivan Menard commits to DePaul as preferred walk-on

Sullivan Menard commits to DePaul as preferred walk-on

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

February 10, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The current No. 25 class in the nation and third in the Big East added another piece Sunday afternoon when Colony High School guard Sullivan Menard committed to the Blue Demons as a preferred walk-on. “I am very thankful and excited to announce I have accepted a Preferred Walk-On position at DePaul...

DePaul uses late run to snap streak against Xavier

DePaul uses late run to snap streak against Xavier

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

February 9, 2019


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

Never before had DePaul walked into Cincinnati or the Cintas Center and came back out  with a victory. That changed Saturday night, when DePaul closed out the game on a 31-11 run over the final 10 minutes and pulled away from Xavier for a 74-62 victory giving them five wins in the Big East with seve...

Late run helps DePaul edge Providence and snap three-game losing streak

Late run helps DePaul edge Providence and snap three-game losing streak

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

February 2, 2019


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

Playing Providence  (13-9; 3-6 Big East) for the second time in seven days, DePaul (12-9; 4-6 Big East) avenged its earlier loss to the Friars, snapping in a three-game losing streak, as well, with a 67-55 victory Saturday afternoon at Wintrust Arena. In the first matchup between the two teams DePaul...

Revenge-minded Blue Demons welcome Providence to Wintrust

Revenge-minded Blue Demons welcome Providence to Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 2, 2019


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

DePaul needs to stop the bleeding after dropping their third-straight contest on Wednesday. The DePaul Blue Demons (11-9; 3-6) next opportunity to do that is today at 1:30 when they welcome the Providence College Friars (13-8; 3-5) to town as the grind of the Big East Conference schedule continues....

DePaul can’t snap losing streak against red-hot Villanova squad

DePaul can’t snap losing streak against red-hot Villanova squad

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

January 30, 2019


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

When Villanova freshman forward Saddiq Bey hit an open corner 3-point field goal to put the Villanova Wildcats (17-4; 8-0) up 13 points with 17:26 to go in their eventual 86-74 win against the DePaul Blue Demons (11-9; 3-6) Wednesday night, DePaul head coach Dave Leitao immediately and emphatically ...

DePaul offers complimentary parking for Wednesday night’s game

DePaul offers complimentary parking for Wednesday night’s game

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

With the incoming polar vortex that is expected to hit Chicago and the rest of the midwest this week that will bring record low temperatures the next two days, DePaul has already cancelled all classes on Wednesday and Thursday. However, the men’s basketball game between DePaul (11-8; 3-5 Big East) and th...

Deep freeze won’t stop Blue Demons battle with Villanova Wildcats

Deep freeze won’t stop Blue Demons battle with Villanova Wildcats

January 29, 2019


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

Cold is a criminally inadequate adjective to describe the conditions in Chicago when the DePaul Blue Demons (11-8; 3-5) welcome the Villanova Wildcats (16-4; 7-0) to Wintrust Arena tonight for a 7 p.m. bout. When the feels-like temperature is expected to register in the -40s, even a red-hot Villanova...

DePaul forwards Femi Olujobi, Paul Reed take advantage of opportunity

DePaul forwards Femi Olujobi, Paul Reed take advantage of opportunity

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports

Trailing by 13 at No. 12/11 Marquette on Wednesday night, DePaul opened the second half on an 8-0 run to slice from Marquette’s lead from 13 to ve just over two minutes into the second half. Seven of those points came courtesy of senior forward Femi Olujobi and sophomore ...

Poor shooting dooms DePaul in loss to Friars

Poor shooting dooms DePaul in loss to Friars

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Despite only leading for 37 seconds, DePaul (11-8; 3-5 Big East) suffered yet another close loss, 70-67, Sunday afternoon as Providence (13-7; 3-4 Big East) held off the Blue Demons who at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. DePaul fell to 1-2 on an all-important three-game road trip to Seton Hall, Mar...

DePaul comeback attempt falls short against Marquette

DePaul comeback attempt falls short against Marquette

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

MILWAUKEE— Facing a 13-point halftime deficit on the road and trailing for the first time by double digits at halftime all season, DePaul battled back in the second half but was not able to get any closer than four as they fell 79-69 to No. 12/11 Marquette Wednesday night at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee,...

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