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5 best moments for DePaul athletics from the 2018-2019 season

5 best moments for DePaul athletics from the 2018-2019 season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

June 3, 2019


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

A year that has been filled with multiple Big East Tournament champions, massive comebacks in championship games, multiple teams making the NCAA Tournament, freshmen bursting out onto the scene and seniors making their final contributions at DePaul: The DePaulia revisit the five best moments from this...

Blue Demon Rundown

Blue Demon Rundown

The DePaulia Staff

May 28, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Track & Field, Women's Sports

Track and Field Henry Larkin helped continued his  impressive freshman season by advancing to the quaterfinals at the NCAA West Preliminaries in Sacramento, California. Larkin competed in the 400-meter dash on Wednesday and finished with a time of 46.76, coming close to his personal best and scho...

COMMENTARY: After four years, the time for DePaul to win is long overdue

COMMENTARY: After four years, the time for DePaul to win is long overdue

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men’s basketball has been irrelevant in Chicago, and certainly in the national landscape, for over a decade now. But after finishing with a winning record for the first time since the 2006-2007 season and making it to the CBI championship series, the Blue Demons believe they are ready to re-e...

Former Blue Demon star participates in G League Elite Camp

Former Blue Demon star participates in G League Elite Camp

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

There are 80 players expected to attend the NBA G League Elite Camp May 12-14 at Quest Multisport in Chicago. Press him hard enough, and now former DePaul Blue Demon star Max Strus could probably figure out the other 39 draft-eligible prospects who will join him at the event — the other 40 particip...

Lenti Ponsetto: ‘We haven’t arrived yet’

Lenti Ponsetto: ‘We haven’t arrived yet’

Shane Rene & Lawrence Kreymer, Managing Editor & Sports Editor

May 6, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul’s men’s basketball program has seen brighter days. But now, for the first time in more than a decade, it can also look back on its darker ones. The Blue Demons’ 2018-19 campaign ended an 11-year postseason drought with the program’s first winning season since Jerry Wainwright marched ...

The next generation of DePaul men’s basketball

The next generation of DePaul men’s basketball

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The group of young adults who turn around this DePaul Blue Demon men’s basketball program will instantly become Chicago legends. But just because Blue Demon head coach Dave Leitao has landed his best recruiting class since 2007, secured the services of three former four-star transfer players who are ...

Moore transferring to DePaul from Kansas

Moore transferring to DePaul from Kansas

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

April 29, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Things don’t always work out. After a successful freshman season at the University of California where he averaged 12.2 points per game and was among the very best freshmen in the Pac-12 Conference, a coaching change prompted 5-foot-11-inch guard Charlie Moore to seek opportunities elsewhere. He l...

Moore where that came from: DePaul lands another impact transfer

Moore where that came from: DePaul lands another impact transfer

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

April 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul lands another one. Stadium basketball analyst Jeff Goodman reports former Chicago Public League standout Charlie Moore will transfer from Kansas to DePaul. Per a source, Moore will apply for a family hardship exception with the NCAA to become immediately eligible for next season. His father ...

New contract between DePaul, Northwestern aims to grow Chicago rivalry

New contract between DePaul, Northwestern aims to grow Chicago rivalry

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

College basketball has become known for its intense rivalries over the years, with most conferences having a marquee rivalries that is must-see tv. Not only do a lot of conferences around the country have big rivalries, but cities do as well. The biggest college basketball rivalry, for example, is b...

John Diener to leave DePaul

John Diener to leave DePaul

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

April 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The transfer portal has claimed a victim from DePaul. Wisconsin Sports Network writer Mark Miller reports that DePaul Blue Demon guard John Diener has chosen to leave the program. Blue Demon head coach Dave Leitao redshirted the 6-foot-4-inch, Cedarburg, Wis. native last season. Diener was a standou...

Runners-ups meet in Big East-Big 12 challenge

Runners-ups meet in Big East-Big 12 challenge

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

sDePaul’s 2019 non-conference schedule already has its first test of the season, with the Blue Demons taking on Texas Tech at Wintrust Arena in the first ever Big East-Big 12 challenge. The plan to begin the Big East-Big 12 challenge was officially announced last October, but the matchups were finalized o...

Billy Garrett Jr. reaches NBA, reflects on DePaul

Billy Garrett Jr. reaches NBA, reflects on DePaul

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

When the Westchester Knicks’ G-League season ended after a second round loss in the playoffs, Billy Garrett Jr. was all but ready to head back home to Chicago. He didn’t believe that he was going to get called up by an NBA team so late into the season, and that’s why he had a flight a ready back ...

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