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Preview: DePaul looks to continue perfect start against Boston College

Preview: DePaul looks to continue perfect start against Boston College

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 23, 2019

After beginning their season with five games in 12 days, DePaul had their longest break after the Cornell match to prepare for their next test. That test is a visit to Chestnut Hill, MA to face Boston College on Saturday.  In their last game, DePaul knocked off Cornell 75-54 at Wintrust Arena to...

DePaul lands 2021 four-star recruit Ahamad Bynum

DePaul lands 2021 four-star recruit Ahamad Bynum

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

DePaul has gotten another commitment from a legit Chicago prospect. Class of 2021 four-star recruit Ahamad Bynum of Simeon Career Academy has verbally committed to the Blue Demons, joining current freshman Markese Jacobs to make it the second year in a row that DePaul has landed a four-star recruit...

Talent carries Blue Demons to strong start

Talent carries Blue Demons to strong start

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

For the last 14 years the DePaul men’s basketball team hasn’t had much to cheer about. Until last year the program hadn’t had a winning record since the 2006-07 season. The program has been starving for something positive to go their way that they can use to build momentum, and they finally got t...

DePaul improves to 5-0 after defeating Cornell 75-54

DePaul improves to 5-0 after defeating Cornell 75-54

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 16, 2019

Coming off their first road win of the season against Iowa on Monday, DePaul made sure there was no letdown against Cornell on Saturday. The Blue Demons took care of business against the Big Red, defeating the visitors 75-54 at Wintrust Arena.  After dominating Iowa in the Gavitt Tipoff Games, 93-78, the Blu...

DePaul women’s basketball adds first two recruits to 2020 class

DePaul women’s basketball adds first two recruits to 2020 class

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Two more additions to Doug Bruno’s DePaulBall system were announced on Wednesday. The DePaul women’s basketball team announced the official signing of two recruits from the western suburbs of Chicago: Darrione Rogers of Lake Park West High School in Roselle, IL and Kendall Holmes of Benet Academy...

DePaul routs Iowa 93-78 in the Gavitt Tipoff Games

DePaul routs Iowa 93-78 in the Gavitt Tipoff Games

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

Before the season started, DePaul players were telling the outside world that this season is going to be different for the Blue Demons -- with added talent and an increase in depth, the team felt confident going into this season. Four games into the season, those same players have started 4-0 after ...

Preview: DePaul travels to face Iowa in the Gavitt Tipoff Games

Preview: DePaul travels to face Iowa in the Gavitt Tipoff Games

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

When DePaul’s 2019-2020 schedule was released in September, the first three games of the season didn’t seem much of a challenge for the Blue Demons. Now, with game four approaching fast, the Blue Demons are embarking on their first challenge of the season: at Iowa.  The Blue Demons began the season with a rela...

Tim Anderson steps into head coaching role in Leitao’s absence

Tim Anderson steps into head coaching role in Leitao’s absence

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

Moving over one seat on the bench in college basketball might not seem like a huge change, but when that seat takes someone from the assistant coach to the head coach of program, that is a major change for someone — especially someone who’s never experienced that in the collegiate ranks. With D...

DePaul pulls away late to defeat Fairleigh Dickinson 70-59

DePaul pulls away late to defeat Fairleigh Dickinson 70-59

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

In DePaul’s first two games of the season they didn’t face much of a challenge from either Alcorn State or the University of Chicago, winning by an average of 23.5 points. But in game three of the season against Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday, the Blue Demons faced a much stiffer test — one tha...

Preview: DePaul looks to continue success against Farleigh-Dickinson

Preview: DePaul looks to continue success against Farleigh-Dickinson

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

The Blue Demons have opened their season on a grind. With a back-to-back to start the season, there were only two nights of rest before DePaul faces Farleigh-Dickinson at Wintrust Arena for a 7 p.m. tip-off tonight. The team is looking to improve to 3-0 on the season in the first week. It should be...

Men’s basketball second half surge soars team to 2-0 start

Men’s basketball second half surge soars team to 2-0 start

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

DePaul's men’s basketball team faced off in a cross-city matchup against the University of Chicago on Tuesday night. It was the second night of a back to back that opened the 2019-20 season for the Blue Demons, and after a slow start, the team lit on fire off the back of junior Charlie Moore and the...

Strong defensive effort provides DePaul with their first win of the season

Strong defensive effort provides DePaul with their first win of the season

Gordy Baba, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2019

The dominating factor in Tuesday night’s game from this new look DePaul team was the play of their defense. A roster that used to be offensive minded with key players like Max Strus, Eli Cain and Femi Olujobi, has to rely on their defense at the start of the season to get them wins. This year wit...

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