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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Graduate guard Umoja Gibson drives on Seton Hall senior Al-Amir Dawes during the Blue Demons loss in Newark N.J. on Sunday.

DePaul’s losing streak extends to five games with loss to Seton Hall

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor February 5, 2023

DePaul’s losing streak extended to five games Sunday after dropping its ninth Big East game of the season against Seton Hall by a score of 69-65. The Blue Demons led by 13 points with ten minutes left...

Junior forward DaSean Nelson attempts a shot between UConn defenders in DePauls loss to the Huskies Tuesday Night.

Demons’ defense struggles as UConn has three players score 20+ points during 90-76 win over DePaul

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor February 1, 2023

DePaul’s losing streak extends to four for the first time this season after losing to UConn, 90-76 against no. 24 UConn on Tuesday night at Wintrust Arena. Stubblefields’ stagnant defense allowed the...

Junior guard Caleb Murphy dribbles toward the basket in DePauls home loss to Marquette at Wintrust Arena Saturday.

DePaul suffers 20-point loss to Marquette in front of sold out Wintrust crowd

Thomas Gorski, Sports Editor January 29, 2023

DePaul suffered a 20-point blowout loss at Wintrust Arena Saturday night, resulting in its eighth conference defeat of the season after losing, 89-69 against Marquette.  The Golden Eagles were led...

Graduate guard Umoja Gibson lays the ball up over Hoyas defenders in DePauls loss to Georgetown Tuesday night.

Georgetown snaps 29-game Big East losing streak with 81-76 win over DePaul

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 25, 2023

DePaul dropped its seventh Big East conference game of the season after falling on the road to Georgetown by a score of 81-76 on Tuesday night. Hoyas sophomore guard Primo Spears’ 21-point night highlighted...

(From left) Brendan Favre, Max Williams, Zion Cruz, Philmon Gebrewhit and K.T. Raimey celebrate during DePaul’s 73-72 win over No. 8-ranked Xavier on Wed. Jan 18 at Wintrust Arena.

“This is what we’re supposed to do” : Biggest win in three years brings life to dormant program

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 23, 2023

As the clock hit zero, the Blue Crew’s chants cried out near the Xavier bench. This was what fans have long-awaited. Relevance. Though  just for one night, DePaul finally put the college basketball...

Head coach Tony Stubblefield expresses frustration during DePauls win over Georgetown on 12/29.

Late-comeback bid falls short against Providence, DePaul loses 75-64

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 22, 2023

DePaul dropped its fourth Big East conference game of the season after falling on the road to Providence Saturday by a score of 75-64.  Coming off an emotional victory over No. 8 Xavier, the Blue Demons...

Freshman guard Zion Cruz and graduate forward Yor Anei celebrate mid court after the clock hits zero in DePauls upset over No. 8 Xavier Wednesday night.

DePaul shocks No. 8 Xavier, snap 11-game losing streak vs Musketeers

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 19, 2023

In its first win against Xavier since Wintrust Arena opened, DePaul upset the No. 8 ranked Musketeers in a 73-72 thriller Wednesday night. “This is what we’re supposed to do,” said head coach...

Graduate Forward Eral Penn dribbles up the court and drives down the lane to score a basket during DePaul’s 75-65 win over Villanova. Penn recorded 11 points, five rebounds and two blocks.

Penned into the lineup: Riddled with injuries, DePaul finds consistency with Eral Penn

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 15, 2023

When graduate forward Eral Penn decided to transfer from Long Island University (LIU) to DePaul, it was likely that it would take time to adjust to the superior challenge of the Big East conference. What...

Junior forward Da’Sean Nelson celebrates with graduate forward Eral Penn after a dunk during Tuesday’s 75-65 win against Villanova. Nelson scored 24 points and recorded eight rebounds.

Blue Demons split week: Best Villanova, drop close game to Seton Hall

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 15, 2023

DePaul split its matchups this week, winning against Villanova on Tuesday and snapping a 22-game losing streak against the Wildcats, but dropped a nail-biter against Seton Hall on Saturday. The team...

Graduate guard Umoja Gibson tries to avoid two Seton Hall defenders in DePauls loss to the Pirates at Wintrust Arena on Saturday.

Late-game mistake costs DePaul in 71-67 loss to Seton Hall

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 14, 2023

DePaul went toe-to-toe with a tough Seton Hall squad on Saturday, but came out on the losing end after being bested, 71-67. The final minutes of the game were chaotic, and a late mistake by senior guard...

Junior forward DaSean Nelson was all smiles after his career-night against Villanova Tuesday. Nelson scored a career-high 24 points in the Blue Demons 75-65 rout over the Wildcats.

Nelson’s career night helps DePaul snap 22-game losing streak to Villanova

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 11, 2023

DePaul secured its most impressive win of the season after besting Villanova 75-65, led by junior forward Da’Sean Nelson’s career-high 24-point night. The Blue Demons improved to 8-9 on the season...

Graduate Senior guard Umoja Gibson dribbles at the top of the key against the Butler Bulldogs Graduate Senior guard Eric Hunter Jr. during Wednesday’s 78-70 loss at the Hinkle Fieldhouse.

DePaul’s late-game comeback falls short in 78-70 loss to Butler

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor January 8, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS -- DePaul dropped their third Big East conference game of the season to Butler by a score of 78-70. The Blue Demons unsurprisingly had another slow start to the game and fought back in the...

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