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Blue Demons survive another slow start to drop Florida A&M

Blue Demons survive another slow start to drop Florida A&M

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Another slow start couldn't sink the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (5-1) in their matchup against the Florida A&M Rattlers (2-7). Behind 16 points on 6-for-7 from the field from big man Femi Olujobi and 13 points (nine in the second half) from redshirt junior sharpshooter Jalen Colem...

Cain tagged with Big East Weekly Honor Roll recognition

Cain tagged with Big East Weekly Honor Roll recognition

December 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

It's a recognition Blue Demon senior guard Eli Cain is no stranger to. For the fourth time in his Blue Demon basketball career, the Big East Conference has placed Cain on their Big East Weekly Honor Roll list. The 6-foot-6-inch New Jersey native helped lead the Blue Demons to an 83-73 victory against ...

Blue Demons Tour-de-MEAC ends with battle against Florida A&M

Blue Demons Tour-de-MEAC ends with battle against Florida A&M

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

For the third time this season, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team will battle a team from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. This week's MEAC opponent comes in the form of the Florida A&M Rattlers, a squad the MEAC coaches picked to finish seventh in the conference in the preseason poll. The showdown between these Blue Dem...

Three is Company

Three is Company

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 1, 2018


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

Basketball has changed. Gone are the days where mountainous big men laboriously dominated the game from the post. Shooting at all positions from everywhere on the floor is basketball's new gold standard. Last season, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team didn't buy into this trend finishing 3...

A win is a win: Blue Demons put away Cleveland State late

A win is a win: Blue Demons put away Cleveland State late

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 29, 2018


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

It's been four days since the DePaul Blue Demons (4-1) slumbered through the second half against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, and for most of their game Wednesday night against the Cleveland State Vikings (2-6) it looked like they were still sleeping. In an 83-73 win, the second half hangover against...

Blue Demon basketball preview: Viking invasion

Blue Demon basketball preview: Viking invasion

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Lucky for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team, Norris Cole probably isn't going to come running through the tunnel wearing a green and white uniform when the Blue Demons square off against the Cleveland State Vikings at Wintrust Arena 7 p.m. Wednesday. Cleveland State has regressed a bit since Cole's time with the team from 2007-2011. Their last winning se...

DePaul suffers first loss of the season against Notre Dame

DePaul suffers first loss of the season against Notre Dame

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 24, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul’s perfect start to the season came to an end Saturday afternoon as Notre Dame poured in 56 points in the second half to pull away from the Blue Demons for a 95-70 victory at Purcell Pavilion. The 106th meeting between the two schools began with back-and-forth first half with both sides lead...

DePaul vs. Notre Dame preview: Will Blue Demon’s good luck continue against Fighting Irish?

DePaul vs. Notre Dame preview: Will Blue Demon’s good luck continue against Fighting Irish?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After eking out a victory in an overtime thriller against the Penn State Nittany Lions last week, DePaul Blue Demon fans probably hope that if their team does beat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Saturday, that their margin of victory is larger than the two-spot separation between the two teams in the Ke...

Strus grabs Big East Player of the Week honors

Strus grabs Big East Player of the Week honors

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Strus is on the loose and the Big East Conference has taken notice. The conference office has named DePaul senior Max Strus as its Player of the Week. In two games, both wins for the Blue Demons, the 6-foot-6-inch forward from Hickory Hills, Ill. averaged 23 points per game on 45.7 percent from t...

Takeaways early in Blue Demons basketball season

Takeaways early in Blue Demons basketball season

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Breathe Blue Demon fans. The suspense of a 72-70 overtime victory against Penn State Thursday night has receded and the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team is 3-0 for the first time since the 2008-2009 season. Three games into the 2018-2019 season and the Blue Demons have shattered the expec...

DePaul breaks through with overtime win over Penn State

DePaul breaks through with overtime win over Penn State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Shane Colburn normally wouldn't have ventured over to Wintrust Arena on a cold Thursday night in the midst of finals weeks to watch the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team beat the Penn State Nittany Lions 72-70 in an overtime thriller. After all, he's only been to a few games at Wintrust Arena....

DePaul signs three players to 2019 class on opening day of the early signing period

DePaul signs three players to 2019 class on opening day of the early signing period

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It’s official. DePaul fans can finally breath. All three of DePaul’s commits Romeo Weems, Markese Jacobs and Oscar Lopez put pen to paper Wednesday signing their National Letters of Intent to attend DePaul next fall. DePaul currently holds the third best class in the Big East trailing only Villanova...

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