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Poor free-throw shooting dooms DePaul in 74-67 loss to St. John’s

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao walks off the floor after the first half against Buffalo at Wintrust Arena. The Blue Demons lost the game 74-69.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 11, 2020

After nearly two weeks of Big East play, only two teams were left winless in conference play: St. John’s and DePaul. Well, those two teams, who were picked to finish at the bottom of the conference before the season started, squared off on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.  With both teams in...

Preview: DePaul looks to right the ship against St. John’s

Charlie Moore drives in against a Providence defender during the game on Jan. 4. DePaul lost 66-65 to drop to 0-2 in conference play.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 10, 2020

It’s the fourth year that the men’s basketball team has started 0-2 in Big East play, but in year’s past, they didn’t have the cushion of a one-loss non-conference campaign. DePaul will look to avoid an 0-3 start in the competitive conference as they travel to Madison Square Garden to take o...

Providence hits game-winning free-throw to defeat DePaul 66-65

DePaul junior guard Jalen Coleman-Lands walks off the court after the first half. The Blue Demons lost 66-65.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 4, 2020

With DePaul getting off to its best start this year at 12-1 before starting conference play since the 1986-87 season, the hope was that the Blue Demons also found a way to improve their late-game collapses. After two Big East games, that is an area DePaul is still looking to get better at after losing t...

DePaul loses conference opener 74-66 against Seton Hall

Seton Hall's Myles Powell drives to the basket in the second half against DePaul. The Blue Demons lost the game 74-66

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 31, 2019

Coming off a near-perfect nonconference slate of games, where DePaul went 12-1, the Blue Demons looked to open Big East play with a victory against Seton Hall. But senior guard Myles Powell, like most games, ended up stealing the victory for the Pirates near the end of the game, giving his team a 74-...

Column: As DePaul gets ready to begin conference play, it’s time to start thinking big

DePaul senior guard Jalen Coleman-Lands gets hoisted into the air by fans after DePaul defeated Texas Tech 65-60 in overtime.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 30, 2019

Prior to the start of the 2019-2020 college basketball season, the Big East held its annual Media Day at Madison Square Garden with all 10 teams meeting to preview a new season – and at the end of the day, each team had some reason to feel good about their prospects.  Seton Hall had just been picked to win the c...

Strus injured during Bulls’ game against Lakeland Magic

Strus injured during Bulls' game against Lakeland Magic

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 23, 2019

Former DePaul guard Max Strus—who signed a two-way contract with the Chicago Bulls on Oct. 22—sustained a torn ACL and bone bruise to his left knee Saturday in the Windy City Bulls game against the Lakeland Magic at the G League Winter Showcase, the Bulls announced Monday.  In two appearances f...

DePaul powers through Northwestern to improve to 12-1

DePaul junior forward Jaylen Butz dunks the ball against Northwestern. Butz finished the game with 24 points.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 21, 2019

Charlie Moore and Jaylen Butz combined for 49 points and Paul Reed notched his ninth double-double as DePaul took down Northwestern 83-78 to improve to 12-1 in their final game before Big East play begins. Northwestern came in from the northern suburbs to face off against DePaul at Wintrust Arena...

Preview: DePaul looks to break four-game losing streak to Northwestern

DePaul junior forward Paul Reed dunks the ball against Texas Tech on Dec. 4 at Wintrust Arena.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 21, 2019

During the 2016-17 season, Northwestern was taking the college basketball world and the city of Chicago by storm en route to their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance, while DePaul was languishing at the bottom of the Big East. That season, the Wildcats defeated the Blue Demons 80-64. How the t...

D-Men Roundtable: Episode 8

Head coach Doug Bruno reacts to a play during the first half, the Blue Demons were outscored 55-29 in the first twenty minutes.

Ryan Gilroy, Staff Photographer

December 19, 2019

On the latest episode of D-Men Roundtable, The DePaulia discusses the women's basketball game against UConn. Then we look at the men's team's double-header on Saturday. Finally, we talk about why the men's team still isn't ranked despite its recent successes.

DePaul avoids upset loss at Cleveland State with 73-65 win

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao yells at his team during their game against Buffalo on Dec. 8.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 18, 2019

Throughout the course of a long college basketball season a team is due to have an ugly win.  On the road against Cleveland State (4-8), DePaul looked shaky for the entire second half -- but clutch free-throw shooting and another big performance from junior forward Paul Reed gave the Blue Demons a 7...

Moore’s big day lifts DePaul over UIC

Charlie Moore drives in during the second half against UIC. His 26 points helped DePaul improve to 10-1.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 14, 2019

After DePaul suffered their first loss of the year to the hands of Buffalo last Sunday, head coach Dave Leitao and the Blue Demons knew they needed to right the ship. Far too often, losses can string together and ruin a team's flow. Charlie Moore made sure that wouldn't happen, as his 26 points and five...

DePaul hockey swept by Concordia

DePaul hockey player player Brenton Wadsworth moves the puck up the ice during the Blue Demons' game against Concordia.

Ryan Gilroy, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

In what seemed to be a promising matchup for their final weekend of 2019, DePaul’s hockey team was narrowly beaten by Concordia over the weekend.  On Friday, the Blue Demons were looking to rebound after being swept by Marian University two weeks prior. During the first period, Mike Helf scored ...

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