The DePaulia

First DePaul men’s basketball win against ranked team since ’08

First DePaul men’s basketball win against ranked team since ’08

Matthew Paras

January 25, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Perhaps nothing signified the painful losing culture of DePaul men’s basketball more than the 51-game losing streak the Blue Demons suffered against nationally-ranked teams. Since 2008, the Blue Demons endured seven years of seeing the best teams in the nation roll over them. Read More »...

In final season, DePaul senior shot-putter Matt Babicz still has goals to fulfill

In final season, DePaul senior shot-putter Matt Babicz still has goals to fulfill

Matthew Paras

January 25, 2015


Filed under Features, Men's Sports, Sports, Track & Field

There’s an explosive burst that’s required when throwing a 16-pound shot put, one that senior Matt Babicz knows all too well. For the last four years,  the DePaul track and field star overcame injuries and the wear and tear that arises with the sport. Read More »...

DePaul men’s tennis serves up high expectations

DePaul men’s tennis serves up high expectations

Ben Gartland

January 25, 2015


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis

In 2014, men’s tennis finished the season 9-5 after starting 2-9 and went all the way to the Big East championship before falling to St. John’s. This year, they’re looking to build on their strong finish the previous season. Read More »...

Former DePaul men’s basketball guard Edwind McGhee braces for future

Former DePaul men’s basketball guard Edwind McGhee braces for future

Matthew Paras

January 18, 2015


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

With slightly more than a minute remaining in the second Big East tournament game against Creighton in March, former walk-on guard Edwind McGhee made a 3-pointer to bring it to 84-62 for the Bluejays. After that shot, McGhee soaked in the final minute of his college basketball career. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball rallies to beat St. John’s 71-67 in overtime.

Ben Gartland

January 18, 2015


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

At halftime, head coach Oliver Purnell told his players to keep playing how they had been and the shots would start to fall. “I said at halftime ‘just pick your heads up and keep playing because we will play better offensively, we’re going to shoot better than 21 percent,” Purnell said. “We...

DePaul men’s basketball falters down the stretch, falls to Georgetown 78-72.

Ben Gartland

January 13, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In their weekend loss to Villanova, it was an abundance of turnovers that put DePaul out of the game. Three days later, it wasn't the abundance but rather the timing of the turnovers as the Blue Demons fell 78-72 to Georgetown. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball ‘Bench Mob’ brings energy

DePaul men’s basketball ‘Bench Mob’ brings energy

Colin Sallee

January 11, 2015


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

As sophomore guard Billy Garrett Jr. blew past his defender toward the rim, he absorbed some contact while completing the play for an AND-1 opportunity. Instantly, four of his teammates at the end of the bench sprung into action. To celebrate the play, the four formed into a baseball diamond. Read More »...

Turnovers cost DePaul men’s basketball at Villanova 84-61

Turnovers cost DePaul men’s basketball at Villanova 84-61

Ben Gartland

January 11, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In a game where DePaul needed everything to go right, it seemed as if nothing could go their way as they fell to the Villanova Wildcats, 84-61. Read More »...

Redemption: Jamee Crockett of DePaul men’s basketball is finally healthy again

Redemption: Jamee Crockett of DePaul men’s basketball is finally healthy again

Matthew Paras

January 11, 2015


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

Jamee Crockett is finally healthy again — and now a threat for the Blue Demons Read More »...

Turnovers doom DePaul men’s basketball as they fall to Villanova 81-64

Ben Gartland

January 10, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

In a game where DePaul needed everything to go right, it seemed as if nothing could go their way as they fell to the Villanova Wildcats 84-61. It was their first conference loss of the season in which DePaul had started 3-0 for the first time since 1991. Billy Garret Jr. opened up the scoring with...

Forrest Robinson scores 20 points as DePaul upsets Creighton 70-60

Matthew Paras

January 8, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The day before DePaul men’s basketball’s game at Creighton, forward Forrest Robinson said to have success on the road, the team would have to focus. The Blue Demons, who were 1-7 on the road, were going into a stadium that averaged 17,000 people and were facing a Creighton team that was 7-1 at ho...

DePaul gears for tough road test at Creighton

Matthew Paras

January 7, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sitting at 2-0 in the Big East conference, DePaul’s next challenge to stay at top of the Big East standings is to do something they haven’t done this season — win away from Chicago. The Blue Demons are 1-7 on the road or in neutral territory this year, their sole win coming on Dec. 4 aga...

The Student News Site of DePaul University
Men’s Sports