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So Long, Wintrust

So Long, Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Richard Bodee, and Alexa Sandler

March 7, 2019


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

It was a heck of a way to go out. If this was the last time that DePaul seniors Femi Olujobi, Eli Cain, and Max Strus play at Wintrust Arena in a DePaul uniform (it'll depend on if DePaul makes a postseason tournament in which case they could host a game), the trio at least went out in style. In a 101-67 stomping of a Georgetown Hoy...

DePaul explodes for 101 points in dominant performance over Georgetown

DePaul explodes for 101 points in dominant performance over Georgetown

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Wintrust Arena amplified into a frenzy of applause, clapping, and chanting as DePaul seniors Max Strus, Femi Olujobi, and Eli Cain checked out for what could be the last time at their home arena. This same energy the lively Wintrust Arena crowd put into honoring their seniors was present all night long as the DePaul Blue Demons (15-13; 7-10) gave...

Blue Demons hosts the Hoyas as the two meet for the second time in a week

Blue Demons hosts the Hoyas as the two meet for the second time in a week

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the second time during Big East play, DePaul will play an opponent twice within a week when Georgetown visits DePaul on Wednesday night at Wintrust Arena. The first matchup went the Hoyas way, after they closed the half on a 7-0 run to take a commanding 49-34 lead at the break. DePaul cut the...

Seniors step forward in win over St. John’s

Seniors step forward in win over St. John’s

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Being a player on the DePaul men’s basketball team hasn’t been easy over the years, with there being more losses than wins, long losing streaks throughout the season, finishing near or at the bottom of the Big East and fan support being small at times, the players, especially the seniors have had...

State of school spirit leaves room for improvement

State of school spirit leaves room for improvement

Brian O'Connell & Allegra Acosta, Contributing Writers

March 4, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul women’s basketball coaching legend Doug Bruno exits the Sullivan Athletic Center, walking south on Sheffield Avenue. Two female DePaul students walk in the opposite direction past Bruno. One of the women says to the other, “That’s the women’s basketball team’s head coach.” The other res...

Strus’ 43 points lift DePaul over St. John’s on senior day

Strus’ 43 points lift DePaul over St. John’s on senior day

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It was a good day to be a DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball senior. On senior day, the Blue Demons (14-13; 6-10) rode the backs of two of their seniors Max Strus and Femi Olujobi en route to a 92-83 win against the St. John's Red Storm (20-10; 8-9) at Wintrust Arena. The win snapped a four-game losing streak and complet...

The slide continues for DePaul with 82-73 loss to Georgetown

The slide continues for DePaul with 82-73 loss to Georgetown

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After having a full week off to prepare for Georgetown (17-11; 7-8 Big East), DePaul (13-13; 5-10 Big East) were not able to put a halt to a three-game losing streak losing to the Hoyas 82-73 Wednesday night at Capital One Arena. The Blue Demons entered the evening having lost three straight conference ...

Sullivan Menard is trying to put Alaska basketball on the map

Sullivan Menard is trying to put Alaska basketball on the map

Paul Steeno and Andrew Hattersley

February 25, 2019


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

Sullivan Menard, the latest recruit to pledge his services to the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team, has an A-list story to tell about how the union between himself and DePaul University came about. "My cousin's girlfriend's sister's fiancé is [Blue Demon assistant] coach Shane Heirman," Menard...

Behind the unsung heroes in men’s basketball

Behind the unsung heroes in men’s basketball

Brian O'Connell, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Water bottles, laundry and carrying equipment are all stereotypical images that come to mind when you think of what a team’s student manager does. These duties come to mind  because they are essential responsibilities of a student manager. However, the role does not solely consist of completing...

Creighton Bluejays stymie Blue Demon frontcourt; beat DePaul at Wintrust

Creighton Bluejays stymie Blue Demon frontcourt; beat DePaul at Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Creighton Bluejays (14-13; 5-9) executed head coach Greg McDermott's gameplan nearly flawlessly in a 79-67 win against the DePaul Blue Demons (13-12; 5-9) Wednesday night at Wintrust Arena Force the ball out of the hands of the Blue Demons best players, their frontcourt, instead surrendering open...

Bluejays; Blue Demons: Can DePaul cool off one of nation’s best 3-point shooting teams?

Bluejays; Blue Demons: Can DePaul cool off one of nation’s best 3-point shooting teams?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 20, 2019


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

Blink and it's the end of February and DePaul has three home games left. That third to last home game for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (13-11, 5-8) goes down tonight at 8 at Wintrust Arena against the Creighton Bluejays (13-13, 4-9). Fox Sports Network has television coverage, while...

DePaul still has long road to reach desired destination

DePaul still has long road to reach desired destination

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

February 18, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Coming off of two straight wins against Providence and Xavier, there was a buzz in the air not felt an awful lot in recent years as DePaul’s game hosted No. 10 Marquette Tuesday night at Wintrust Arena, with a chance to win three straight conference games for the first time since the 2014-2015 sea...

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