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Big East extends tournament deal with MSG through 2028

Big East extends tournament deal with MSG through 2028

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

December 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Since 1983, the Big East has called Madison Square Garden home for its annual conference tournament. Sunday afternoon, the Big East Conference and Madison Square Garden Company announced an extension through 2028 of their agreement to continue holding the tournament at the Garden and on the tradition...

“He’s Our Superman;” Strus helps Blue Demons fan Flames

“He’s Our Superman;” Strus helps Blue Demons fan Flames

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (7-2) was probably expecting a more competitive game than the 90-70 waxing they put on the University of Illinois at Chicago Flames (4-7) tonight at Wintrust Arena. But they also probably didn't expect their star forward Max Strus to have the game of his DePaul career and record Blue Demon caree...

Sweet Home Chicago: Blue Demons look to burn Flames

Sweet Home Chicago: Blue Demons look to burn Flames

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The slate of opponents for the Blue Demons over the last week has had a distinctly Chicago flavor. For the third straight game, the DePaul Blue Demons (6-2) will battle an opponent from Chicago when they play the University of Illinois at Chicago Flames (4-6) at 6 p.m. at Wintrust Arena tonight. The...

Strus scales 3-point field goal milestone in 104-70 Blue Demon win against Chicago State

Strus scales 3-point field goal milestone in 104-70 Blue Demon win against Chicago State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the DePaul Blue Demons (6-2) 104-70 victory against the Chicago State Cougars (3-9) on Wednesday night at Wintrust Arena, Blue Demon senior guard Max Strus became the 21st player in program history to drain 100 3-point field goals in a DePaul uniform He's been with the program for a year and a ha...

Blue Demons look for bounceback tonight against Chicago State

Blue Demons look for bounceback tonight against Chicago State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

In the history of the two programs, DePaul (5-2) has never lost against the Chicago State Cougars (3-8). Tonight at 7 p.m. at Wintrust Arena, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team will try to make it a perfect 16-0 all-time against their neighbors from Chicago's South Side. The game is on FS1...

Trio of Blue Demons receive weekly awards

Trio of Blue Demons receive weekly awards

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 10, 2018


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

After a 4-1 week between the men's and women's basketball teams, their presence was felt on the weekly awards list announced Monday with a trio of players among the two team honored. After a strong week of play, senior forward Femi Olujobi, who is in his first season with DePaul, was named to this ...

25-0 run dooms Blue Demons against Northwestern

25-0 run dooms Blue Demons against Northwestern

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 8, 2018


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

Unbelievable. Everything was going so well in DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball land (5-2) on Saturday before a 25-0 Northwestern Wildcat (7-3) run late in the second half erased an opportunity for the Blue Demons to record their first road win of the season. The anatomy of that run? Northwestern...

DePaul versus Northwestern preview: Will we get another thriller?

DePaul versus Northwestern preview: Will we get another thriller?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A longstanding Chicago hoops rivalry enters its 34th chapter when the DePaul Blue Demons battle the Northwestern Wildcats Saturday at 11 a.m. at the recently renovated Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill. The matchup between the two teams last season was an instant classic. DePaul star Max Strus poured in a tied-for-a-season-high 33 points, but a potentially g...

Transfer talk: Out of necessity, Blue Demon transfers integrating quickly

Transfer talk: Out of necessity, Blue Demon transfers integrating quickly

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

The transfer player movement across college basketball has potently affected the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team the last two seasons. In 2017-2018, transfer players comprised 60 percent of the Blue Demons starting lineup (Max Strus, Tre'Darius McCallum, and Marin Maric). At the end of the season,...

Blue Demons survive another slow start to drop Florida A&M

Blue Demons survive another slow start to drop Florida A&M

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Another slow start couldn't sink the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (5-1) in their matchup against the Florida A&M Rattlers (2-7). Behind 16 points on 6-for-7 from the field from big man Femi Olujobi and 13 points (nine in the second half) from redshirt junior sharpshooter Jalen Colem...

Cain tagged with Big East Weekly Honor Roll recognition

Cain tagged with Big East Weekly Honor Roll recognition

December 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

It's a recognition Blue Demon senior guard Eli Cain is no stranger to. For the fourth time in his Blue Demon basketball career, the Big East Conference has placed Cain on their Big East Weekly Honor Roll list. The 6-foot-6-inch New Jersey native helped lead the Blue Demons to an 83-73 victory against ...

Blue Demons Tour-de-MEAC ends with battle against Florida A&M

Blue Demons Tour-de-MEAC ends with battle against Florida A&M

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

For the third time this season, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team will battle a team from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. This week's MEAC opponent comes in the form of the Florida A&M Rattlers, a squad the MEAC coaches picked to finish seventh in the conference in the preseason poll. The showdown between these Blue Dem...

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