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DePaul senior guard Charlie Moore guards a Marquette player on Tuesday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul comes up short in regular season finale loss to Marquette

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

For both DePaul and Marquette there isn’t much to play for anymore this season as their postseason hopes have vanished. But there is still something at stake when these two teams met on Tuesday: bragging...

DePaul men's basketball head coach Dave Leitao talks to junior forward Darious Hall during the Blue Demons' game against Georgetown on Saturday at Wintrust Arena.

Another last place finish shows the growing gap between DePaul and everyone else in the Big East

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor February 28, 2021

If the DePaul men’s basketball team was to have a motto, it would be “one step forward, two steps back.” For most teams, they are looking to take two steps forward and one step back — indicating...

DePaul junior forward Pauly Paulicap goes for a loose ball during a game against Georgetown on Saturday at Wintrust Arena.

Georgetown uses second half run to pull away from DePaul

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor February 27, 2021

When the Big East released its annual coaches’ poll before the start of the 2020-21 season, DePaul was picked to finish in 10th place, one spot ahead of Georgetown. Well, there is a reason they play...

DePaul senior guard Charlie Moore goes up for a layup against St. John's on Wednesday at Wintrust Arena.

COLUMN: These last two games will decide DePaul’s fate

Ryan Gilroy, Copy Editor February 26, 2021

Losing sucks, doesn’t it? The former athlete in me would be irate if I went through the abysmal display shown to basketball fans this season. You’d like to think that after six seasons, some improvements...

DePaul senior guard Charlie Moore dribbles the basketball against Creighton at the Chi Health Center on Wednesday.

DePaul gets blown out by Creighton, 77-53

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor February 24, 2021

When DePaul and Creighton met for the first time this season, the Blue Demons played a tough game but ended up losing 69-62 at Wintrust Arena. The story was different, however, when these two teams...

DePaul junior guard Javon Freeman-Liberty goes up for a layup during a game against St. John's at Wintrust Arena.

‘I think that it’s probably the worst year since I’ve been a fan’: DePaul fans frustrated with another disappointing season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor February 21, 2021

The month of February in college basketball is when games start holding more meaning. A good week can take a team from outside the NCAA Tournament back into the picture. And a bad week can end a team’s...

Darious Hall and Romeo Weems celebrate after a play during DePaul's 77-58 win over Valparaiso on Saturday at Wintrust Arena.

Charlie Moore’s return sparks DePaul’s 88-83 win over St. John’s

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor February 20, 2021

It’s going to be tough sledding for DePaul to make the NCAA Tournament this season unless they can win the Big East Tournament in March. But the Blue Demons can still play spoiler as other Big East teams...

DePaul junior forward Darious Hall goes up for a layup against Seton Hall on Wednesday.

Poor offensive execution costs DePaul a win over Seton Hall

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor February 17, 2021

DePaul men’s basketball has seen a similar story play out in a lot of its Big East games this season: Hold a lead for most of the game, outplay their opponent for about 35 minutes, only to let poor offensive...

DePaul junior guard Javon Freeman-Liberty goes up for a layup against Providence on Saturday at Wintrust Arena

Poor offense dooms DePaul in 57-47 loss to Providence

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor February 13, 2021

When DePaul and Providence met for the first time this season on Dec. 27, the game was filled with points and back-and-forth action, with the Friars coming away with a 95-90 victory in double overtime. When...

DePaul senior forward Pauly Paulicap and Butler forward Bryce Nze battle for a rebound on Saturday at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

DePaul’s problems aren’t a talent issue — they start with poor gameplans

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor February 7, 2021

College basketball games can be decided by either coaches making in-game adjustments or players taking over when their team needs them to.  But when the talent gap between two teams is even and there...

DePaul senior guard Ray Salnave looks for a pass against Butler on Saturday at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

DePaul’s offense stalls out in the second half at Butler, resulting in a 68-58 loss

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor February 6, 2021

In search of only its second Big East win of the season, DePaul headed to Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday to take on the Butler Bulldogs.  The Blue Demons’ offense struggled to score after a strong...

DePaul freshman guard Kobe Elvis defends a Butler player on Tuesday at Wintrust Arena.

Big East announces schedule changes to three DePaul games

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor February 1, 2021

The Big East announced on Monday that DePaul's next two games have been postponed and added another game to its schedule later in February.  The Blue Demons’ game against Xavier on Wednesday was...

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