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Myles Powell, Seton Hall push past DePaul for 64-57 win

Myles Powell, Seton Hall push past DePaul for 64-57 win

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 29, 2020

After nearly pulling off a win against Seton Hall on Dec. 30 to begin Big East play, DePaul had another upset brewing on Wednesday when they took on the Pirates at the Prudential Center. But like their first meeting, where the Pirates closed the game on a 9-0 run to win 74-66, the Blue Demons gave awa...

2021 four-star recruit verbally commits to DePaul

2021 four-star recruit verbally commits to DePaul

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 27, 2020

Four-star 2021 wing Keon Edwards verbally committed to DePaul on Monday, he told 247Sports. Edwards, a standout small forward at Phoenix (Ariz.) Hillcrest Prep, took an official visit to DePaul with his parents this weekend. The 6-foot-7 forward also had offers from Arizona State, Baylor, Florida S...

Wintrust attendance sees slight uptick, falls short of debut season

Wintrust attendance sees slight uptick, falls short of debut season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 26, 2020

With DePaul now in its third season at Wintrust Arena, attendance numbers during the non-conference slate of games are up from last season, but still fall short from the marks set in their first season at Wintrust, according to documents obtained by The DePaulia via Freedom of Information Act. Through t...

St. John’s frustrates DePaul through two-game sweep

St. John’s frustrates DePaul through two-game sweep

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 26, 2020

In DePaul’s second meeting with St. John’s, things were different from the first. Not the result, as DePaul fell to St. John’s for the second time this year after a 79-66 loss on Saturday. Instead, St. John’s nailed 13 three-pointers this time around and shot the lights out of Wintrust Arena. ...

DePaul falls to 1-6 in the Big East following 79-66 loss to St. John’s

DePaul falls to 1-6 in the Big East following 79-66 loss to St. John’s

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 25, 2020

After going 12-1 in the nonconference portion of their schedule, the buzz surrounding DePaul was the highest it has been in over a decade. Since the start of league play, however, the Blue Demons have failed to build on that momentum -- with only one win in the first six games. But there was still a sl...

DePaul fails to contain Creighton in 83-68 loss

DePaul fails to contain Creighton in 83-68 loss

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 22, 2020

Coming off an impressive win over then-No. 5 Butler on Saturday, DePaul looked to build on that win on Wednesday when Creighton came into Wintrust Arena. Instead, the Blue Demons came out flat and allowed Creighton to dictate the pace from the start. As a result, DePaul lost 83-68 in front of a mostly...

Hometown Chicago kid joins DePaul men’s basketball for rest of season

Hometown Chicago kid joins DePaul men’s basketball for rest of season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 20, 2020

When DJ Williams announced he was going to leave George Washington at the end of last semester, he had one destination on his mind — coming home. The Chicago native got his wish on Thursday when DePaul made it official that Williams will be joining the team for the rest of the season, and the fa...

DePaul upsets No. 5 Butler 79-66 for first Big East win

DePaul upsets No. 5 Butler 79-66 for first Big East win

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 18, 2020

It was 13 years since DePaul last beat a top-five team in the country. It was nearly six years since the last time DePaul knocked off Butler.  All of that changed on Saturday when the No. 5 team in the country, the Butler Bulldogs, came to Wintrust Arena and got destroyed from start-to-finish. DePaul ...

Preview: DePaul searches for first Big East win against no. 5 Butler

Preview: DePaul searches for first Big East win against no. 5 Butler

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 17, 2020

The start of Big East conference play has been far from what many DePaul fans were hoping for. After a 12-1 start to the season, the Blue Demons have dropped four straight games in the Big East. Losses to Seton Hall and St. John’s after being competitive for over 30 minutes and heartbreaking close...

Former four-star recruit DJ Williams has joined the men’s basketball team

Former four-star recruit DJ Williams has joined the men’s basketball team

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

Former four-star recruit DJ Williams has reportedly enrolled DePaul and is immediately eligible to play this season with the DePaul men’s basketball team, Evan Daniels of 247sports reported on Wednesday.  Williams last played at George Washington last season where he averaged 13.7 points and 4.7...

DePaul’s upset bid falls short in overtime against Villanova

DePaul’s upset bid falls short in overtime against Villanova

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

DePaul and Villanova have faced each other 18 times since the last time the Blue Demons knocked off the Wildcats back in 2008 when DePaul still played at Allstate Arena. In those 18 meetings, Villanova has won each game by an average of 15 points with none of them coming close to being a “classic.”...

DePaul basketball teams on opposite end of tight games

DePaul basketball teams on opposite end of tight games

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 12, 2020

The DePaul men’s basketball team hosted Providence on Jan. 4 in search of their first Big East win of the year, a game that saw the  Blue Demons play a tight game with the Friars throughout the entire 40 minutes. But, like DePaul fans have become accustomed to, the Blue Demons committed a  foul with 1...

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