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Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A Monday evening date with the worst defense in the Big East by opponent field goal percentage (47.8 percent) and points allowed (77 per game) could have been an opportunity for the Blue Demon offense to get in sync. But did they? After mishandling a low pass with 2:33 remaining in the first half,...

PREVIEW: Blue Demons look to ace road test against Marquette on MLK Day

PREVIEW: Blue Demons look to ace road test against Marquette on MLK Day

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

If there was an advanced statistic that quantified heartbreak in losses, DePaul might lead the country in that category this season. First, there was the 89-79 overtime loss against Oregon way back in the PK80 Invitational tournament. Then, there was the 62-60 loss against Northwestern on Dec. 16...

Former Blue Demon Myke Henry earns NBA two-way contract

Former Blue Demon Myke Henry earns NBA two-way contract

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demon basketball player Myke Henry is one step closer to making it to the NBA after signing a two-way contract with the Memphis Grizzlies. A two-way contract means Henry spends up to 45 days in the NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies, and the rest of the time he will spend with the Grizzlies G League affiliate, the Memphis Hustle. In 27 games with the Oklahom...

Providence stuns DePaul with 22-0 run in second half

Providence stuns DePaul with 22-0 run in second half

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For 23 minutes of game time, it looked like the DePaul Blue Demons would leave Wintrust Arena with a second consecutive Big East victory to their name. But, the Providence Friars (12-6; 3-2 Big East) had other plans. The Blue Demons (8-9; 1-4 Big East) found out the hard way that it's difficult to...

Blue Demons battle Friars in FS1 all-access game

Blue Demons battle Friars in FS1 all-access game

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Somebody is excited about the DePaul Blue Demons (8-8; 1-3 Big East) all-access matchup against the Providence Friars (11-6; 2-2 Big East) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Wintrust Arena. DePaul and Providence meet for the 39th time, with the Friars holding a decisive 28-10 advantage in the all-time series....

Maric named to Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Maric named to Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A force in the middle all season, DePaul Blue Demon graduate senior center Marin Maric has garnered some recognition for his solid play this past week. The Big East Conference named him to the Weekly Honor Roll list after Maric averaged 21.5 points on 70.6 percent from the field, eight rebounds, and thre...

Blue Demons earn first Big East win against St. John’s

Blue Demons earn first Big East win against St. John’s

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul basketball team (8-8; 1-3 Big East) exorcised all their demons in a 91-74 victory against St. John's (10-6; 0-4 Big East) on Saturday afternoon in Queens, N.Y. Everything that had gone wrong in the Blue Demons eight losses this season finally went right in the win against St. John's. The...

Blue Demons seek first conference win against St. John’s

Blue Demons seek first conference win against St. John’s

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

While most of the East Coast contends with a white storm, the DePaul Blue Demons (7-8; 0-3 Big East) will venture into the teeth of a Red Storm when they travel to Queens, N.Y. on Saturday for a 1 p.m. battle with St. John's (10-5; 0-3 Big East). DePaul is 17-22 in the all-time series with the Red...

DePaul still looking for late-game solutions in loss to Georgetown

DePaul still looking for late-game solutions in loss to Georgetown

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

January 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the second straight game, the DePaul (7-8, 0-3 Big East) will feel like they let one get away with a 90-81 loss to Georgetown (11-3, 1-2 Big East) Tuesday night, their third straight loss to begin Big East play. It was a familiar story down the stretch for the Blue Demons who cut the Georgetown...

DePaul’s late game struggles continue in 90-81 loss to Georgetown

DePaul’s late game struggles continue in 90-81 loss to Georgetown

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A winnable Big East game slipped through the DePaul Blue Demons (7-8, 0-3 Big East) fingers as the visiting Georgetown Hoyas (11-3, 1-2 Big East) absorbed run after run in the second half to escape Wintrust Arena with a 90-81 victory. "[We need] better belief in our system and better belief in each...

DePaul looks to rebound against Georgetown

DePaul looks to rebound against Georgetown

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

January 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

One team will pick up their first win of conference play when DePaul (7-7, 0-2) and Georgetown (10-3, 0-2) square off Tuesday night at Wintrust Arena. Both sides enter the contest feeling like they’ve let one of their first two games slip away with the Blue Demons surrendering a 16-point lead to...

Second half woes continue as Xavier drops DePaul

Second half woes continue as Xavier drops DePaul

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 30, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Same script, new game. In a defeat that made the Dec. 16 loss against Northwestern look like a minor annoyance instead of a heartbreaker in retrospect, the Xavier Musketeers (14-1) used a furious comeback over the last 15 minutes of the game to escape 77-72 against DePaul (7-7) Saturday afternoon...

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