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Turnovers, zone defense doom DePaul men’s basketball against Providence

Matthew Paras

February 18, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Three Providence defenders filled the paint, two more anchored the arc and DePaul men’s basketball struggled with a zone defense once again. DePaul committed 16 turnovers en route to an 84-57 loss to Providence Wednesday at Allstate Arena. It was the Blue Demons’  third consecutive loss as DePaul...

DePaul men’s basketball can’t hold off St. John’s, falls 86-78.

Ben Gartland

February 12, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

First from a nine-point deficit in the first half and then again by 13 in the second, DePaul men’s basketball rallied back against St. John’s. However, DePaul let them go one too many times as they fell on the road to the Red Storm 86-78. The Red Storm (16-8, 5-6) were led by D’Angelo Harrison’s...

Tyrone Corbin’s last stand

Matthew Paras

February 11, 2015


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

Tyrone Corbin sat in an elevated chair in the United Center hallway before Tuesday’s game against the Bulls. The Sacramento Kings coach smiled, thanked the media for coming and then waited for the question he knew was going to be asked. Read More »...

Beasts in the east: Big East conference returns to form since 2013 split

Beasts in the east: Big East conference returns to form since 2013 split

Matthew Paras

February 8, 2015


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

As he prepared his team for Tuesday’s 75-62 win over Seton Hall, DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell showed a graphic that highlighted just how crazy this season has been in the Big East. Arrows and circles flowed throughout the chart, highlighting how each team garnered wins against each other. Read More »...

No. 22 Butler bullies DePaul men’s basketball behind Kellen Dunham’s 24 points

No. 22 Butler bullies DePaul men’s basketball behind Kellen Dunham’s 24 points

Colin Sallee

February 7, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — An aggressive and proven No. 22 Butler team would made their presence felt early on Saturday afternoon as they defeated DePaul men’s basketball, 83-73. Read More »...

DePaul sweeps Seton Hall in 75-62 win

DePaul sweeps Seton Hall in 75-62 win

Courtney Jacquin

February 3, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

This season, DePaul's been a team that's lived and died by the 3-pointer. They're No. 1 in the Big East in shooting behind the arc, and it's what's gotten the Blue Demons most of their wins this season. On Wednesday, in the team's second meeting this season against Seton Hall (15-7, 5-5 Big East), the threes weren't falling in the first half, a time when DePaul (12-12, 6-5 Big East) has been do...

Man with the plan: DePaul Basketball Operations Director Ivan Vujic saves the day

Man with the plan: DePaul Basketball Operations Director Ivan Vujic saves the day

Matthew Paras

February 1, 2015


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

When winter weather hits, Basketball Operations Director Ivan Vujic saves the day Read More »...

Eyes shift to Coach Oliver Purnell of DePaul men’s basketball

Eyes shift to Coach Oliver Purnell of DePaul men’s basketball

Matthew Paras

February 1, 2015


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

DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell has been around the game long enough to where he describes every individual season as a marathon. It’s grueling and can feature its twist of unexpected turns. Read More »...

Rashaun Stimage’s return to DePaul men’s basketball gives surge in rim protection

Rashaun Stimage’s return to DePaul men’s basketball gives surge in rim protection

Ben Gartland

February 1, 2015


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

Rashaun Stimage made his DePaul debut Jan. 7 after missing the non-conference season with a broken foot. He played five minutes and picked up a foul in the Blue Demons win over Creighton, their third conference win in a row. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball loses 68-55 to No. 7 Villanova

Matthew Paras

January 31, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the first half, DePaul men's basketball competed with one of the best teams in the nation — up 37-31 against No 7 Villanova. It was the second half, however, that plagued the Blue Demons again. Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono scored all 18 of his points after halftime and DePaul shot just...

First DePaul men’s basketball win against ranked team since ’08

First DePaul men’s basketball win against ranked team since ’08

Matthew Paras

January 25, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Perhaps nothing signified the painful losing culture of DePaul men’s basketball more than the 51-game losing streak the Blue Demons suffered against nationally-ranked teams. Since 2008, the Blue Demons endured seven years of seeing the best teams in the nation roll over them. Read More »...

Former DePaul men’s basketball guard Edwind McGhee braces for future

Former DePaul men’s basketball guard Edwind McGhee braces for future

Matthew Paras

January 18, 2015


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

With slightly more than a minute remaining in the second Big East tournament game against Creighton in March, former walk-on guard Edwind McGhee made a 3-pointer to bring it to 84-62 for the Bluejays. After that shot, McGhee soaked in the final minute of his college basketball career. Read More »...

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