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Moore’s big day lifts DePaul over UIC

Moore’s big day lifts DePaul over UIC

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 14, 2019

After DePaul suffered their first loss of the year to the hands of Buffalo last Sunday, head coach Dave Leitao and the Blue Demons knew they needed to right the ship. Far too often, losses can string together and ruin a team's flow. Charlie Moore made sure that wouldn't happen, as his 26 points and five...

DePaul loses 74-69 against Buffalo, dropping Blue Demons to 9-1 on season

DePaul loses 74-69 against Buffalo, dropping Blue Demons to 9-1 on season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 8, 2019

After defeating Texas Tech 65-60 in overtime on Wednesday, DePaul was the talk of college basketball. The dream of becoming ranked was finally becoming a reality in Lincoln Park.  And then Buffalo waltzed into Wintrust Arena and crashed DePaul’s party. The Bulls handed the Blue Demons their first...

Preview: DePaul looks to improve to 10-0 when Buffalo comes to Wintrust Arena

Preview: DePaul looks to improve to 10-0 when Buffalo comes to Wintrust Arena

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 8, 2019

Coming off an emotional overtime win against Texas Tech on Wednesday, DePaul is back in action on Sunday when they host Buffalo. The Blue Demons will look to keep their momentum rolling when the Bulls come into Wintrust Arena looking to end DePaul’s perfect start. Led by senior guard Jalen Coleman-Lands, DeP...

Column: Stuffed Dibs and beer chugs: a buzzing night at Wintrust Arena

Column: Stuffed Dibs and beer chugs: a buzzing night at Wintrust Arena

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 5, 2019

The sparkling new arena in the South Loop still hadn’t seen anything like this. On Wednesday night, everything came to fruition for the Blue Demons who hosted last year’s national runner-up Texas Tech at Wintrust Arena, in no question their biggest home game at the new arena since it’s cons...

DePaul defeats Texas Tech 65-60 in overtime to stay perfect

DePaul defeats Texas Tech 65-60 in overtime to stay perfect

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

DePaul’s defense came to play against Texas Tech. Their fans showed up and packed Wintrust Arena for the first time this season. All the Blue Demons needed was for their offense to show up.  For the first 37 minutes, DePaul’s offense was horrendous. They failed to find any rhythm on offense even...

DePaul not getting ahead of themselves as Texas Tech comes to Chicago

DePaul not getting ahead of themselves as Texas Tech comes to Chicago

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

DePaul is off to its best start since the 1986-87 season, winning their first eight games to begin the 2019-2020 season and are heading into a crucial game against Texas Tech on Wednesday at Wintrust Arena. Despite their hot start and the attention they are receiving from fans and the media, the Blue...

Mentality, athleticism marks the biggest factor in DePaul’s defensive improvement

Mentality, athleticism marks the biggest factor in DePaul’s defensive improvement

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

This DePaul team just looks different.  In years past, the DePaul men’s basketball teams has largely been a bottom feeder in the Big East. Just two seasons ago they only won a single conference game at Wintrust Arena to the tune of an abysmal 4-14 showing in the Big East.  Now, after three...

DePaul downs Minnesota 73-68 on the road, improves to 8-0

DePaul downs Minnesota 73-68 on the road, improves to 8-0

Shaymus McLaughlin, Contributing Writer

November 29, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS - Even the most optimistic DePaul Blue Demons fan would be hard-pressed to say they saw this coming. The Blue Demons moved to 8-0 on the season with a hard-fought 73-68 road victory against the University of Minnesota (3-4) Friday afternoon. The victory - propped up by a 21-point, 12-ass...

Preview: DePaul aims to get off to a fast start against Minnesota

Preview: DePaul aims to get off to a fast start against Minnesota

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 29, 2019

Coming off an 18-point comeback win in their last game against Central Michigan, DePaul (7-0) heads on the road for the third time this season to face another Big Ten opponent: Minnesota. The Blue Demons were heading for their first loss of the season when they trailed Central Michigan 50-32 at h...

What DePaul fans should be thankful for

What DePaul fans should be thankful for

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 28, 2019

It’s Thanksgiving and before you devour a plate of carbs and fall asleep watching Mitch Trubisky throw for 150 yards on 40 attempts you should take the time to reflect on what you’re thankful for this holiday season. If you’re a Blue Demon fan, there is plenty of it, including, but not limited to...

DePaul flips the script in the second half in comeback win over Central Michigan

DePaul flips the script in the second half in comeback win over Central Michigan

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 27, 2019

DePaul received a rude awakening in the first half against Central Michigan, then they responded like a perennial NCAA Tournament team would in the second half.  The Blue Demons strolled into their match against Central Michigan standing at 6-0 after defeating Boston College 72-67 on the road on Sa...

Moore, Reed ignite second-half comeback to improve DePaul’s unbeaten start

Moore, Reed ignite second-half comeback to improve DePaul’s unbeaten start

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 26, 2019

Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth. Yet, when 6-0 DePaul were trailing at halftime by 18 to Central Michigan, it didn't look like they ever had a plan and they certainly took a Deontay Wilder right hook to the jaw in the first half. The second half was completely different,...

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