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DePaul men’s basketball defense-focused in scrimmage

DePaul men’s basketball defense-focused in scrimmage

Ben Gartland

October 18, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After two weeks of practice and a team scrimmage that gave DePaul fans the first look of the 2015-16 Blue Demons, the team is optimistic as they approach the first game of the season. Read More »...

Fans optimistic about DePaul basketball new look

Fans optimistic about DePaul basketball new look

Ben Savage

October 18, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

This weekend’s open practice for men’s basketball brought in a respectable crowd. The Blue Demons have been a bottom-feeding team in the Big East for the past few seasons, their best recent season being last year’s seventh place finish. Read More »...

Big East Media Day: Billy Garrett earns second-team honors, DePaul picked to finish 8th

Big East Media Day: Billy Garrett earns second-team honors, DePaul picked to finish 8th

Ben Gartland

October 14, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Big East media day released their annual coaches' poll and All-Big East preseason teams Wednesday, with DePaul picked to finish eighth in the conference. Read More »...

Men’s basketball begins practice for 2015-16 season

Men’s basketball begins practice for 2015-16 season

Ben Gartland

October 11, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The first game of the 2015-16 season is still a month away, but the run-up to the beginning of the Dave Leitao era is officially underway as DePaul men’s basketball started practices. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball full Big East conference schedule announced

DePaul men’s basketball full Big East conference schedule announced

Ben Gartland

September 8, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Big East released its 2015-16 schedule Tuesday afternoon, giving DePaul men's basketball the remainder of their schedule as well as television assignments. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball prepares for preseason trip to France

Zachary Holden

August 5, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

While most college basketball programs are still enjoying their summer, the DePaul men’s team is already preparing for the upcoming season. The Blue Demons fly to France Aug. 10 for some friendly games against European club teams. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball releases 2015-16 non-conference schedule

DePaul men’s basketball releases 2015-16 non-conference schedule

Ben Gartland

July 8, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men's basketball released their 2015-16 non-conference schedule Wednesday, with Stanford, Penn State, and South Carolina highlighting the table. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball adds Cyprian guard Erten Gazi

Ben Gartland

July 2, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men's basketball announced two new additions to their incoming freshman class Thursday, including a player that had not been previously reported. Read More »...

Leitao lands first recruit from the Class of 2016 in Chicago’s Devin Gage

Leitao lands first recruit from the Class of 2016 in Chicago’s Devin Gage

Matthew Paras

June 20, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao picked up his first commitment from the Class of 2016, and he didn’t have to look far from the Lincoln Park campus. Read More »...

DePaul Basketball: Dave Leitao and Doug Bruno react to NCAA rule changes

DePaul Basketball: Dave Leitao and Doug Bruno react to NCAA rule changes

Ben Gartland

June 16, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved new rules this offseason to tweak the men's basketball rules and then also approved rules to drastically change the gameplay setup for women's basketball. Both are designed to improve the flow of the game and to increase potential for scoring. Read More »...

Bryan Tibaldi added as DePaul men’s basketball director of operations

Ben Gartland

June 1, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Dave Leitao has added another familiar face to his 2015-16 coaching staff as the program announced Monday that DePaul will bring on Bryan Tibaldi as director of basketball operations. Tibaldi held the same position at Missouri, where he spent four years. He and Leitao worked together for the Tigers...

DePaul basketball coaches introduced to fans at forum

DePaul basketball coaches introduced to fans at forum

Matthew Paras

May 17, 2015


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

When DePaul assistant Rick Carter visited the campus of the University of Missouri for a potential assistant head-coaching role in 2011, he wanted to impress Dave Leitao. Leitao, an assistant at the time, was the only member of the Tigers’ coaching staff that Carter hadn’t been able to impress during the first day of his visit. Read ...

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