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DePaul forwards Femi Olujobi, Paul Reed take advantage of opportunity

DePaul forwards Femi Olujobi, Paul Reed take advantage of opportunity

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports

Trailing by 13 at No. 12/11 Marquette on Wednesday night, DePaul opened the second half on an 8-0 run to slice from Marquette’s lead from 13 to ve just over two minutes into the second half. Seven of those points came courtesy of senior forward Femi Olujobi and sophomore ...

Poor shooting dooms DePaul in loss to Friars

Poor shooting dooms DePaul in loss to Friars

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Despite only leading for 37 seconds, DePaul (11-8; 3-5 Big East) suffered yet another close loss, 70-67, Sunday afternoon as Providence (13-7; 3-4 Big East) held off the Blue Demons who at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. DePaul fell to 1-2 on an all-important three-game road trip to Seton Hall, Mar...

DePaul comeback attempt falls short against Marquette

DePaul comeback attempt falls short against Marquette

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

MILWAUKEE— Facing a 13-point halftime deficit on the road and trailing for the first time by double digits at halftime all season, DePaul battled back in the second half but was not able to get any closer than four as they fell 79-69 to No. 12/11 Marquette Wednesday night at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee,...

Reed’s rise continues with nomination to Big East Honor Roll

Reed’s rise continues with nomination to Big East Honor Roll

Paul Steeno

January 21, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Fueled by two double-double performances, DePaul Blue Demon sophomore big man Paul Reed has earned his first career nomination to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll. In games against Butler on Wednesday and Seton Hall on Saturday, Reed averaged 20.5 points per game on 59.3 percent from the field and grabb...

DePaul sweeps season series against Seton Hall with 97-93 victory

DePaul sweeps season series against Seton Hall with 97-93 victory

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

January 19, 2019


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

Continuing their road back to being respected in the Big East, DePaul took another step to completing that mission with a season sweep over Seton Hall on Saturday. The Blue Demons accomplished a couple milestones with a 97-93 win over the Pirates at the Prudential Center Saturday night including winnin...

Snap back to reality: DePaul falls to Bulldogs at Wintrust 87-69

Snap back to reality: DePaul falls to Bulldogs at Wintrust 87-69

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Riding the wave of a two-game Big East Conference winning streak, a 87-69 loss for the DePaul Blue Demons (10-6; 2-3) against the Butler Bulldogs (11-7; 2-3) at Wintrust Arena Wednesday night felt like a reality check. "Every single game is its own entity" Blue Demon head coach Dave Leitao said after...

Blue Demons vs. Bulldogs: Can DePaul make it three in a row?

Blue Demons vs. Bulldogs: Can DePaul make it three in a row?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

January 16, 2019


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

DePaul is on a roll. After defeating No. 24 ranked St. John's 79-71 on Saturday in New York, the Blue Demons have now strung together back-to-back wins in Big East Conference play for the first time since January 2015 and have now defeated a ranked opponent for the first time since Feb. 2, 2016 when the...

Blue Demons add Saint Louis University transfer Carte’Are Gordon

Blue Demons add Saint Louis University transfer Carte’Are Gordon

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul Blue Demon head coach Dave Leitao and his staff have landed another one. Via his Twitter account today, Saint Louis Billikens freshman forward Carte'Are Gordon announced that he is transferring over to DePaul. The 6-foot-9-inch forward played in 13 games for the Billikens this season, aver...

Transfers play role in return to competitiveness

Transfers play role in return to competitiveness

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

When DePaul and St. John’s stepped on the court Saturday afternoon, the game featured two programs that have both relied on transfers as a way of restoring their program back to winning ways. This is not a new strategy —it’s actually becoming more common across the country. According to the...

A year older, a year wiser

A year older, a year wiser

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

If older is indeed wiser, DePaul basketball has gifted young big men Paul Reed and Jaylen Butz one of the better learning environments in the country over the last two seasons. Sometimes it's the upperclassmen who've stuck with a program for multiple years who become its unsung heroes. As Butz and R...

Win over St. Johns moves DePaul into fifth place in Big East

Win over St. Johns moves DePaul into fifth place in Big East

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. News Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Throughout the first 14 games of DePaul’s (10-5, 2-2 Big East) season, the Blue Demons were searching for a complete game that they controlled for the entire 40 minutes. In game 15, against the No. 24 ranked St. John’s, DePaul finally delivered with undoubtedly their best win of the season on Saturday....

Reed, Olujobi lead DePaul to first win over ranked opponent since 2016

Reed, Olujobi lead DePaul to first win over ranked opponent since 2016

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

January 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Throughout the first 14 games of DePaul’s (10-5, 2-2 Big East) season, the Blue Demons were searching for a complete game that they controlled for the entire 40 minutes. Well, in game 15, against the No. 24 ranked St. John’s, DePaul finally delivered with undoubtedly their best win of the season. T...

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