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McCallum’s agent hopes his scoring spices up in Switzerland

McCallum’s agent hopes his scoring spices up in Switzerland

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

July 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The newest member of the Swiss Basketball League-affiliated Pully Lausanne Foxes will bring Chicago flavor to the lakeside suburb of Lausanne, Switzerland. Even though it's an Americanized city with Subways and McDonald's dotting the streets, maybe former DePaul Blue Demon forward Tre'Darius McCallum could bring over some more American culture in the form of Giordano's pizza to endear himself to his new teammates. With or without the pizza, he will bring a professional basketball ready makeup to his new team when he boards his plane and makes the 4,384-mile journey from the Windy City to Lausanne. ...

Henry selected to try out for Team USA World Cup qualifying team

Henry selected to try out for Team USA World Cup qualifying team

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

June 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Myke Henry has come a long way since he donned the DePaul blue and red from 2014 until 2016. After graduating from DePaul, he didn't hear his name called in the 2016 NBA draft. But, he latched onto the Oklahoma City Blue of the NBA D League. Then, he went south to play professionally in Mexico. Las...

Justin Roberts to transfer from DePaul

Justin Roberts to transfer from DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

June 1, 2018


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

After an up-and-down freshman year at DePaul, Justin Roberts announced Friday he is heading elsewhere. “After talking to my Family and praying over it, I decided that continuing my basketball and education at DePaul University isn’t what’s best for me,” Roberts said in a tweet. “I just think...

Strus is no longer on the loose; announces return to DePaul after declaring for NBA draft

Strus is no longer on the loose; announces return to DePaul after declaring for NBA draft

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A key piece in the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball puzzle has decided to return to Lincoln Park for his senior season. After declaring for the NBA draft at the end of March but not signing with an agent which opened up the possibility for a return to the college basketball ranks, Blue Demon star...

The DePaulia’s 2018-19 recruiting class analysis

The DePaulia’s 2018-19 recruiting class analysis

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

“Mama there goes that man. Excited to announce my commitment to DePaul University.” With these 13 words from Tyger Campbell, DePaul believed they had finally landed their program-changing point guard similar to the jubilation felt this past week with the commitment of Romeo Weems. In a heartbreaking...

Save us, Romeo

Save us, Romeo

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demon men’s basketball team last week received a verbal commitment from a potentially program-changing recruit. On an Instagram live video taken in his high school gymnasium, class of 2019 four-star small forward Romeo Weems picked the Blue Demons over Michigan, Michigan Stat...

DePaul finds true love with their Romeo

DePaul finds true love with their Romeo

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 22, 2018


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

The DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team just received a verbal commitment from a potentially program-changing recruit. On an Instagram live video taken in his high school gymnasium, class of 2019 four-star small forward Romeo Weems picked the Blue Demons over Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State,...

Scouting Strus: He declared for the draft without an agent, so what are his odds of going pro?

Scouting Strus: He declared for the draft without an agent, so what are his odds of going pro?

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

I am not that smart. But by being friendly to people and awkwardly initiating conversations at credentialed events, I've formed relationships with enough legitimate experts to write informed stories with semblances of intelligence. When DePaul Blue Demon basketball star Max Strus announced at the end of March that he would declare for the 2018 ...

Time wasted: The Commission on College Basketball represents a hollow step in the wrong direction

Time wasted: The Commission on College Basketball represents a hollow step in the wrong direction

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


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

I have to take my hat off to the fine folks at the NCAA and president Mark Emmert — they really know how to put on a show. Neck deep in corruption scandals, Emmert declared to the world that it was time for change — real change. But how serious was he? “You don’t waste Condoleezza Rice’s time,” he sa...

DePaul adds size with grad transfer Olujobi

DePaul adds size with grad transfer Olujobi

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the second week in a row, DePaul picked up a transfer Monday afternoon when North Carolina AT&T graduate transfer Femi Olujobi announced he would become the latest to join the Blue Demons. Olujobi pointed to the connection he developed with the coaching staff and current players during his ...

Ozanne adds Cleveland flavor; manners to Blue Demons incoming freshman class

Ozanne adds Cleveland flavor; manners to Blue Demons incoming freshman class

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

If athletic programs determined financial aid by how polite a recruit was, the DePaul Blue Demons newest basketball commit Josh Ozanne would instantly receive an upgrade from a preferred walk-on to a full ride. "That's got to go back to my parents," Ozanne said in a phone interview Saturday evening about the origin of his manners. "Ever si...

Femi Olujobi commits to DePaul

Femi Olujobi commits to DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the second week in a row, DePaul picked up a transfer Monday afternoon when North Carolina AT&T graduate transfer Femi Olujobi announced he would become a Blue Demon. In a tweet posted on his account, Olujobi said he was ready to take on the Big East.  "Let's terrorize the Big East," Olujobi said....

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