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Seniors step forward in win over St. John’s

Seniors step forward in win over St. John’s

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 4, 2019

Being a player on the DePaul men’s basketball team hasn’t been easy over the years, with there being more losses than wins, long losing streaks throughout the season, finishing near or at the bottom of the Big East and fan support being small at times, the players, especially the seniors have had...

Strus’ 43 points lift DePaul over St. John’s on senior day

Strus’ 43 points lift DePaul over St. John’s on senior day

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 3, 2019

It was a good day to be a DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball senior. On senior day, the Blue Demons (14-13; 6-10) rode the backs of two of their seniors Max Strus and Femi Olujobi en route to a 92-83 win against the St. John's Red Storm (20-10; 8-9) at Wintrust Arena. The win snapped a four-game losing streak and complet...

The slide continues for DePaul with 82-73 loss to Georgetown

The slide continues for DePaul with 82-73 loss to Georgetown

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

February 27, 2019

After having a full week off to prepare for Georgetown (17-11; 7-8 Big East), DePaul (13-13; 5-10 Big East) were not able to put a halt to a three-game losing streak losing to the Hoyas 82-73 Wednesday night at Capital One Arena. The Blue Demons entered the evening having lost three straight conference ...

Sullivan Menard is trying to put Alaska basketball on the map

Sullivan Menard is trying to put Alaska basketball on the map

Paul Steeno and Andrew Hattersley

February 25, 2019

Sullivan Menard, the latest recruit to pledge his services to the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team, has an A-list story to tell about how the union between himself and DePaul University came about. "My cousin's girlfriend's sister's fiancé is [Blue Demon assistant] coach Shane Heirman," Menard...

Behind the unsung heroes in men’s basketball

Behind the unsung heroes in men’s basketball

Brian O'Connell, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2019

Water bottles, laundry and carrying equipment are all stereotypical images that come to mind when you think of what a team’s student manager does. These duties come to mind  because they are essential responsibilities of a student manager. However, the role does not solely consist of completing...

Creighton Bluejays stymie Blue Demon frontcourt; beat DePaul at Wintrust

Creighton Bluejays stymie Blue Demon frontcourt; beat DePaul at Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 21, 2019

The Creighton Bluejays (14-13; 5-9) executed head coach Greg McDermott's gameplan nearly flawlessly in a 79-67 win against the DePaul Blue Demons (13-12; 5-9) Wednesday night at Wintrust Arena Force the ball out of the hands of the Blue Demons best players, their frontcourt, instead surrendering open...

Bluejays; Blue Demons: Can DePaul cool off one of nation’s best 3-point shooting teams?

Bluejays; Blue Demons: Can DePaul cool off one of nation’s best 3-point shooting teams?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 20, 2019

Blink and it's the end of February and DePaul has three home games left. That third to last home game for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (13-11, 5-8) goes down tonight at 8 at Wintrust Arena against the Creighton Bluejays (13-13, 4-9). Fox Sports Network has television coverage, while...

DePaul still has long road to reach desired destination

DePaul still has long road to reach desired destination

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

February 18, 2019

Coming off of two straight wins against Providence and Xavier, there was a buzz in the air not felt an awful lot in recent years as DePaul’s game hosted No. 10 Marquette Tuesday night at Wintrust Arena, with a chance to win three straight conference games for the first time since the 2014-2015 sea...

Hard work pays off in year two for Paul Reed

Hard work pays off in year two for Paul Reed

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

DePaul men’s basketball has taken a leap forward this season by winning 13 games, the most since the 2006-2007 season. One player whose overall game has trended in the same direction has been Paul Reed. The six-foot-nine-inch 210-pound sophomore forward from Orlando, Florida is averaging 11.6 poin...

DePaul’s struggles against Butler continue with 91-78 loss

DePaul’s struggles against Butler continue with 91-78 loss

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

February 17, 2019

Indianapolis -- DePaul (13-11; 5-8 Big East) recovered from one double-digit deficit in the first half, but couldn’t do it a second time as an 11-0 run midway through the second half helped Butler (15-11; 6-7 Big East) pull away for a 91-78 victory at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday night. After tra...

“We ran into a buzzsaw:” Golden Eagles sever DePaul at Wintrust

“We ran into a buzzsaw:” Golden Eagles sever DePaul at Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 12, 2019

To beat the No. 10 ranked Marquette Golden Eagles (21-4; 10-2) on Tuesday night, the DePaul Blue Demons (13-10; 5-7) would have had to do something special. They hadn't beaten a team ranked in the top 10 since they conquered a Brandon Rush, Mario Chalmers, Darrell Arthur led Kansas team in 2006. Tonight, not...

DePaul seeks biggest win of the season against Marquette

DePaul seeks biggest win of the season against Marquette

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 12, 2019

It's been a heck of a season for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team. After coming out victorious in Ohio against Xavier on Saturday DePaul now has 13 wins to its name, the most they've accumulated since the 2006-2007 season (20 wins). With five conference wins, the Blue Demons sit in a five-way...

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