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Lehigh serves DePaul men’s basketball first loss of season

Lehigh serves DePaul men’s basketball first loss of season

Colin Sallee

November 27, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A sloppy start from DePaul men's basketball proved to be costly as they would fall to Lehigh University, 86-74 for the team's first loss of the season. The Blue Demons, who hadn’t played since last Monday due to finals, looked out of sync early, settling for perimeter jumpers rather than establishing s...

DePaul men’s basketball improves to 2-0 with 80-62 win over Drake

Matthew Paras

November 18, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

There would be no meltdown this time. Guard Billy Garrett Jr. scored 15 points, Henry had 13 and the Blue Demons shot 55 percent to secure a comfortable 80-62 win over Drake in DePaul’s first home game at Allstate Arena for the season. DePaul (2-0) controlled the game throughout after blowing a...

The struggle is real: DePaul men’s soccer reflects on season

The struggle is real: DePaul men’s soccer reflects on season

Matthew Paras

November 16, 2014


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

Through a series of five games stretching 17 days, DePaul men’s soccer went without a goal.  In that span, DePaul went 0-3-2, and frustration mounted that they couldn’t score goals. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball avoids collapse with 72-71 win over UIC

Ben Gartland

November 15, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

To Billy Garrett Jr., pressure is something that doesn't exist. Whether it's a few seconds or 15 minutes to go, the size of the rim is the same. In an almost identical shot to the one that tied the game against Marquette on Blue Demon day in February, Garrett hit another big three. This time, however, ...

Three things to watch out for: DePaul men’s basketball vs. UIC

Matthew Paras

November 14, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men’s basketball makes their season debut Friday at 9 p.m. at McGrath-Phillips Arena against UIC. Read More »...

DePaul basketball holds ‘Countdown to Gameday’ in student center

DePaul basketball holds ‘Countdown to Gameday’ in student center

Matthew Paras

November 13, 2014


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

[slideshow_deploy id='5614'] Trying to drum up fan interest for Friday’s double header at McGrath-Phillips Arena, the DePaul athletic department held an event in the student center Wednesday in advance of the men’s and women’s basketball season openers. The event, dubbed “Countdown to Gameday”...

An uphill climb: DePaul basketball teams face new obstacles this season

An uphill climb: DePaul basketball teams face new obstacles this season

Matthew Paras

November 9, 2014


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

The men’s and women’s basketball teams were at two vastly different points last season. The men’s program had another last place finish in the Big East, while the women’s team made a stellar run to the Sweet Sixteen. Now, they have to take the next needed step. Read More »...

Freshman Mart’e Grays of DePaul women’s basketball to provide size

Freshman Mart’e Grays of DePaul women’s basketball to provide size

Christian Jones

November 9, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Basketball Preview, Sports, Women's Sports

Imagine if right after you graduated high school your first class in college was advanced biochemistry with one of the toughest teachers on campus. That is what freshman forward Mart’e Grays will be experiencing when she steps on the floor against No. 5 Texas A&M at McGrath-Phillips Arena at 6...

Billy’s fight: Sophomore Billy Garrett Jr. of DePaul men’s basketball lives with sickle cell disease

Billy’s fight: Sophomore Billy Garrett Jr. of DePaul men’s basketball lives with sickle cell disease

Matthew Paras

November 9, 2014


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

Pride can be a funny thing. The pain Billy Garrett Jr. felt in his knee on a bus ride to the charter plane for an away game in January of last season was a feeling that he hadn’t felt in nearly two years. He knew what was happening, but hoped the pain would subdue when he took off. Read More »...

Breaking out: A thinner Tommy Hamilton of DePaul men’s basketball could be a force

Breaking out: A thinner Tommy Hamilton of DePaul men’s basketball could be a force

Matthew Paras

November 9, 2014


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

Sacrifice. That’s the word a noticeably slimmer Tommy Hamilton used to describe his journey in losing more than 30 pounds over the course of six months.  The 6-foot-10 forward was 285 pounds at the end of last season in March. Read More »...

Breaking out: Jessica January of DePaul women’s basketball has potential to heat up

Breaking out: Jessica January of DePaul women’s basketball has potential to heat up

Ben Gartland

November 9, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Basketball Preview, Sports, Women's Sports

While she may not have always been in the starting five, sophomore guard Jessica January earned her role as a “starter” last year in the eyes of head coach Doug Bruno. Read More »...

DePaul men’s soccer season ends

DePaul men’s soccer season ends

Ben Gartland

November 9, 2014


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

Men’s soccer will miss the Big East tournament once again after finishing ninth in the conference. Read More »...

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