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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...

Billy Garrett’s double-double helps DePaul knock off Xavier

Billy Garrett’s double-double helps DePaul knock off Xavier

Matthew Paras

January 3, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

  Asked if his team would have won Saturday's game against Xavier last year, DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell pondered the question before he answered honestly. "No, how about that?" Purnell said, laughing. "Probably not." Yet, here the Blue Demons are. After a disastrous end to their non-conference schedule, DePaul men's basketball team improved to 2-0 in the B...

DePaul opens Big East with win over Marquette

DePaul opens Big East with win over Marquette

Matthew Paras

December 31, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

All DePaul men's basketball needed to snap a six-game losing streak was a game-changing performance from the team's best player. Sophomore guard Billy Garrett Jr. scored 19 points, including nine of the team's last 11 points,  to help rally the Blue Demons  (7-7, 1-0 Big East) over rival Marquette...

AP: Loyola Marymount ends 6-game skid; beats DePaul

The Associated Press

December 27, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

HONOLULU (AP) — Evan Payne scored 24 points to lead Loyola Marymount past DePaul 72-69 on Thursday in the seventh-place game of the Diamond Head Classic. Read More »...

AP: Ohio routs DePaul to fifth straight loss

The Associated Press

December 24, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

HONOLULU (AP) — Javarez Willis scored a career-high 31 points, Maurice Daly Ndour and Antonio Campbell had double-doubles and Ohio raced past DePaul 99-78 on Tuesday in the Diamond Head Classic. The Bobcats (4-5) shot 59 percent (38 of 64), making 10 3-pointers — seven by Willis — and go...

Oregon State drops DePaul men’s basketball to third straight loss

Matthew Paras

December 19, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In his post game press conference after a loss to Illinois State, DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell said that his team is a team that bounces back, but they faced a real challenge next. The Blue Demons would travel to play at Oregon State next, a Pac-12 team off to a hot 7-2 start. On Thursday, t...

DePaul men’s basketball squanders late lead to lose 78-72 vs. Illinois State

Matthew Paras

December 14, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

There are growing pains throughout the course of the season, and boy did this one hurt. DePaul men’s basketball blew a six-point lead in the final three minutes of the game Sunday as Illinois State knocked off the Blue Demons, 78-72. Turnovers were the main downfall for the Blue Demons, who...

George Washington downs DePaul men’s basketball 81-68

Matthew Paras

December 12, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A second half push wasn’t enough for DePaul men’s basketball as they suffered an 81-68 loss against George Washington Thursday in their first road game of the season. Read More »...

Five DePaul women’s soccer team members named to All-Northeast region team

Five DePaul women’s soccer team members named to All-Northeast region team

Matthew Paras

December 10, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

There was reason to feel proud of what DePaul women’s soccer team accomplished this fall. Now they have another reason to be proud. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball rolls over Milwaukee for fourth straight win

DePaul men’s basketball rolls over Milwaukee for fourth straight win

Matthew Paras

December 7, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the early hours of Sunday morning, Billy Garrett and the rest of DePaul men’s basketball team was sent outside of their Rosemont hotel due to a gas leak. The Blue Demons, along with the rest of the many attendees who were at the hotel for the Midwest FurFest — a furry convention, stood for near...

DePaul men’s basketball cruises to win over Chicago State

Matthew Paras and Octavia Johnson

December 4, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men’s basketball is off to their best start under head coach Oliver Purnell, who is in his fifth year at DePaul. The Blue Demons cruised to an 84-60 victory over Chicago State Thursday to improve to 5-1, the team’s best start since the 2009-2010 season where they also started 5-1 under...

DePaul men’s basketball improves to 4-1 with win over NIU

Colin Sallee

December 2, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Aggression on both sides of the hardwood fueled DePaul men's basketball Tuesday night against  Northern Illinois as they defeated the Huskies, 78-67. “We were prepared mentally, we went head to head with them last year – so we knew what to expect,” senior Jamee Crockett said. Crockett,...

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