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Uniform faux pas: Examining DePaul jerseys

Uniform faux pas: Examining DePaul jerseys

Pat Mullane

April 10, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the intense weeks and cutthroat journey to the NCAA  championship, the colleges are not only given the opportunity to prove their talent of the sport, but the fans themselves are given the chance to prove their loyalty and support to their team.  Read More »...

Men’s basketball gets bigger with recruit Levi Cook

Men’s basketball gets bigger with recruit Levi Cook

Ben Gartland

April 10, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Levi Cook saw an opportunity at DePaul. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball lands 3-star center Levi Cook

Ben Gartland

April 5, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men's basketball landed their first new recruit of the spring recruiting session as Levi Cook has verbally committed. #Blessed #WeMakingNoise pic.twitter.com/R6hiFExKpV — Levi Cook (@LCook45) April 5, 2016 Cook is a 6'10, 305 lb center from Arnet, West Virginia. He is ranked as a 3-star recruit by ESPN and by 247sports.com, and or...

Three men’s basketball forwards transfer due to lack of playing time

Three men’s basketball forwards transfer due to lack of playing time

Ben Gartland

April 3, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Fred Scott couldn’t jump. He tried running, but when he attempted that, a sharp pain hit and it felt like his foot was on fire. Read More »...

Three players to transfer away from DePaul men’s basketball

Three players to transfer away from DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

March 30, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

According to reports, DePaul men's basketball freshmen Develle Phillips, Oumar Berry and Fred Scott will transfer away from DePaul. Two more to add to transfer list (which should be out tomorrow): DePaul frosh Oumar Barry and Develle Phillips. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) March 29, 2016 ...

Former DePaul star Mark Aguirre elected to College Basketball Hall of Fame

Former DePaul star Mark Aguirre elected to College Basketball Hall of Fame

Ben Gartland

March 22, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

DePaul men's basketball legend Mark Aguirre has been elected to the College Basketball Hall of Fame as the Class of 2016 was announced today. Aguirre is one of eight inductees, which include players such as Kansas State’s Bob Boozer, Illinois State’s Doug Collins, La Salle’s Lionel Simmons,...

New era reeks of old problems in Leitao’s first season back with DePaul

New era reeks of old problems in Leitao’s first season back with DePaul

Ben Gartland

March 12, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Commentary, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK – In the underbelly of Madison Square Garden, with the sounds of the second game of the night going on in the background, three men sit at a table answering questions. The first is an older man, who quietly and carefully gives his opening statement. This is head coach Dave Leitao, and his mood tonight is a far cry from his opening press conference at his hiring. ...

Big East tournament: DePaul handily defeated by Georgetown 70-53

Big East tournament: DePaul handily defeated by Georgetown 70-53

Ben Gartland

March 9, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK – There was a moment in the second half when DePaul had gone down by their largest deficit to that point, and Billy Garrett Jr. shoved a pass out of bounds, a result of miscommunication between him and Myke Henry. Eli Cain gave an exasperated shrug as he headed to the bench for a timeout. The team was dejected as it seemed like it was that moment had put the final nail int...

2016 Big East men’s basketball tournament: DePaul vs. Georgetown preview

2016 Big East men’s basketball tournament: DePaul vs. Georgetown preview

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons (9-21, 3-15 Big East) head into New York as the ninth seed in the 2016 Big East tournament and they will play a Georgetown (14-17, 7-11) team that has fallen off the map as of late. The Hoyas have lost their last six games and nine out of their last ten. The Hoyas did sweep the...

Attendance challenges remain as DePaul gears for move to new arena

Attendance challenges remain as DePaul gears for move to new arena

Matthew Paras

March 6, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It’s senior day. On a Saturday morning, five DePaul seniors are introduced before tip-off in the last regular season game of the season. From those who were there, the seniors receive a round of applause while they are honored at center court. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball falls to Seton Hall on senior day

DePaul men’s basketball falls to Seton Hall on senior day

Matthew Paras

March 5, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Aaron Simpson hung his head, covered in a towel, as he walked down the tunnel of Allstate Arena. Simpson, a senior, couldn’t hide his disappointment after being ejected on a Flagrant-2 call for pushing Seton Hall guard Khadeen Carrington. Suddenly, Simpson’s last home game was over. For DePaul,...

Devin Gage will play for hometown DePaul next season

Devin Gage will play for hometown DePaul next season

Matthew Paras

February 28, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

// [dropcap]D[/dropcap]evin Gage is loose. In a quiet gym, the 6-foot-1 guard is smiling as he runs through a pre-game drill in the team’s layup line. He’s laughing with his teammates and casually puts shots up. In a manner of minutes, Gage is set to begin his last journey competing in the Chicago Public League playoffs. As the best player on Curie, one of...

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