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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

DePaul Mens Basketball coach Tony Stubblefield watches his team in an exhibition matchup against Montevallo in 2021.

Whispers at Wintrust: Men’s basketball looks to up attendance from last in Big East

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor September 18, 2022

The DePaul men’s basketball team is on the verge of returning to relevance, whether that starts off with winning the Big East, landing highly-touted national recruits, or even solidifying a sustainable...

The DePaul mens basketball 2022/2023 schedule.

DePaul releases 2022-23 men’s basketball schedule

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor September 18, 2022

The 2022-23 DePaul Blue Demons men’s basketball schedule is now officially finalized. This year’s schedule includes 31 games with 15 of them taking place at Wintrust Arena. Tony Stubblefield will...

DePaul and Note Dame tip off in DePauls first NCAA college basketball game in the new Wintrust Arena during the first half Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Chicago.

Recruitment probation for DePaul men’s basketball expires after three years

Erik Uebelacker, Editor in Chief August 12, 2022

DePaul’s men’s basketball team was placed on NCAA probation in the summer of 2019 for illegal recruiting activity; that probation period expired last month. The recruiting violation that prompted...

Javon Freeman-Liberty dribbles the ball up-court during the Blue Demons win over Central Michigan on November 13, 2021.

Javon Freeman-Liberty inks two-way deal with Chicago Bulls

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor July 10, 2022

On Thursday night, the Chicago Bulls announced their signing of undrafted rookie and former DePaul Blue Demon standout Javon Freeman-Liberty to a two-way contract for the 2022-23 season.  Freeman-Liberty,...

Villanova head coach Jay Wright stunned the college basketball world with his decision to retire on Wednesday.

Villanova coach Jay Wright announces decision to retire

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2022

Jay Wright, a Hall of Fame inductee in 2021, is retiring from coaching after 21 seasons at Villanova, he announced Wednesday night.  Wright's retirement at the age of 60 was unexpected and sent shock...

Miami Heat guard Max Strus, center right, looks to pass the ball as Atlanta Hawks forward DeAndre Hunter (12) and guard Kevin Huerter (3) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 8, 2022, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Max Strus can’t be counted out

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief April 11, 2022

Uncertainty crept into Max Strus’ mind three years ago. He did not know if this was the end of the road for his basketball career. He just came into the league as an undrafted rookie out of DePaul University,...

Kansas senior guard Jalen Coleman-Lands cuts down a piece of the net after defeating Miami in the Elite Eight at the United Center Sunday afternoon.

‘This comes full circle’: Jalen Coleman-Lands gets his crowning moment in Elite Eight victory

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief March 27, 2022

It all came together in the city where he spent two years of his college career in -- Chicago. It happened in the stadium where he grew up dreaming to play in -- the United Center. And it was the game...

Miamis Charlie Moore passes in traffic during the first half of a college basketball game in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA tournament Friday, March 25, 2022, in Chicago.

Even without Charlie Moore’s scoring, Miami’s dream season continues with Sweet 16 victory over Iowa State

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2022

Miami did not need Charlie Moore’s scoring to defeat No. 11 Iowa State in the Sweet 16 at the United Center Friday night.  It just needed Moore to direct play, find open teammates and play smart...

Miamis Charlie Moore, left, celebrates with Miami head coach Jim Larranaga, right, after a win over Auburn in a college basketball game in the second round of the NCAA tournament Sunday, March 20, 2022, in Greenville, S.C.

Charlie Moore’s unique college career sees him return home for the NCAA Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief March 25, 2022

Before Charlie Moore decided to transfer from DePaul and leave home last year, he had a conversation with his dad, Curtis, about the next steps he should take in his basketball career. The conversation...

Providence head coach Ed Cooley conducts practice for the NCAA mens college basketball tournament Thursday, March 24, 2022, in Chicago. Providence faces Kansas in a Sweet 16 game on Friday

‘Doubt got us here’: Providence looks to keep magical season going when it meets Kansas in the Sweet 16

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief March 24, 2022

This is a team that has been doubted pretty much all season. This is a team that was picked to finish seventh in the Big East in the coaches’ preseason poll. This is not a team filled with household...

DePaul senior guard Javon Freeman-Liberty looks to attack the basket.

Men’s basketball: Javon Freeman-Liberty to mull his future before deciding next step

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2022

NEW YORK -- DePaul senior guard Javon Freeman-Liberty had a career season for his hometown school.  He led the Big East in scoring at 21.7 points per game, averaged 7.3 rebounds and was recently named...

DePaul senior guard Courvoisier McCauley looks to drive past a St. Johns defender at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night.

Men’s basketball: DePaul fails to match St. John’s energy in 92-73 loss in the Big East Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2022

NEW YORK -- This was not the same DePaul team that scored 99 points and beat St. John’s by five just 10 days earlier in Chicago. This was not the DePaul team that won six Big East games and had become...

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