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Jalen Coleman-Lands to miss upcoming games after suffering broken left hand in win over UIC

Jalen Coleman-Lands to miss upcoming games after suffering broken left hand in win over UIC

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul junior guard Jalen Coleman-Lands will miss Wednesday night’s matchup against Incarnate Word and upcoming games as well after suffering a broken left hand in DePaul’s win over UIC on Friday night. The injury happened with 17:47 left in the second half of Friday’s game and Coleman-Lands...

Incarnate Word next up on Blue Demon’s nonconference slate

Incarnate Word next up on Blue Demon’s nonconference slate

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

An appetizer before the main course. Tonight, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (7-2) battles the Incarnate Word Cardinals (5-6) at 7:30 p.m. at Wintrust Arena before they wrap up the nonconference portion of their schedule Saturday against Boston College out of the ACC. The Cardinals...

Takeaways from Blue Demon’s 2-0 week against UIC and Chicago State

Takeaways from Blue Demon’s 2-0 week against UIC and Chicago State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Blue Demon star Max Strus punctuated one of DePaul's better weeks of the season with his second Big East Player of the Week honor of the season. But in a week where the Blue Demons went 2-0 with wins against the Chicago State Cougars on Wednesday and the University of Illinois at Chicago Flames on Frid...

DePaul’s Max Strus named Big East Player of the Week for second time

DePaul’s Max Strus named Big East Player of the Week for second time

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the second time this season, senior guard Max Strus was awarded Big East Player of the Week honors. Strus averaged 30.5 points and 10.5 rebounds with a combined 13 3-pointers helping the Blue Demons secure two wins over Chicago State and UIC. In the process, Strus also moved up to No. 17 all-time...

Big East extends tournament deal with MSG through 2028

Big East extends tournament deal with MSG through 2028

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

December 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Since 1983, the Big East has called Madison Square Garden home for its annual conference tournament. Sunday afternoon, the Big East Conference and Madison Square Garden Company announced an extension through 2028 of their agreement to continue holding the tournament at the Garden and on the tradition...

“He’s Our Superman;” Strus helps Blue Demons fan Flames

“He’s Our Superman;” Strus helps Blue Demons fan Flames

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (7-2) was probably expecting a more competitive game than the 90-70 waxing they put on the University of Illinois at Chicago Flames (4-7) tonight at Wintrust Arena. But they also probably didn't expect their star forward Max Strus to have the game of his DePaul career and record Blue Demon caree...

Sweet Home Chicago: Blue Demons look to burn Flames

Sweet Home Chicago: Blue Demons look to burn Flames

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The slate of opponents for the Blue Demons over the last week has had a distinctly Chicago flavor. For the third straight game, the DePaul Blue Demons (6-2) will battle an opponent from Chicago when they play the University of Illinois at Chicago Flames (4-6) at 6 p.m. at Wintrust Arena tonight. The...

Strus scales 3-point field goal milestone in 104-70 Blue Demon win against Chicago State

Strus scales 3-point field goal milestone in 104-70 Blue Demon win against Chicago State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the DePaul Blue Demons (6-2) 104-70 victory against the Chicago State Cougars (3-9) on Wednesday night at Wintrust Arena, Blue Demon senior guard Max Strus became the 21st player in program history to drain 100 3-point field goals in a DePaul uniform He's been with the program for a year and a ha...

Blue Demons look for bounceback tonight against Chicago State

Blue Demons look for bounceback tonight against Chicago State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

In the history of the two programs, DePaul (5-2) has never lost against the Chicago State Cougars (3-8). Tonight at 7 p.m. at Wintrust Arena, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team will try to make it a perfect 16-0 all-time against their neighbors from Chicago's South Side. The game is on FS1...

Trio of Blue Demons receive weekly awards

Trio of Blue Demons receive weekly awards

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 10, 2018


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

After a 4-1 week between the men's and women's basketball teams, their presence was felt on the weekly awards list announced Monday with a trio of players among the two team honored. After a strong week of play, senior forward Femi Olujobi, who is in his first season with DePaul, was named to this ...

25-0 run dooms Blue Demons against Northwestern

25-0 run dooms Blue Demons against Northwestern

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 8, 2018


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

Unbelievable. Everything was going so well in DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball land (5-2) on Saturday before a 25-0 Northwestern Wildcat (7-3) run late in the second half erased an opportunity for the Blue Demons to record their first road win of the season. The anatomy of that run? Northwestern...

DePaul versus Northwestern preview: Will we get another thriller?

DePaul versus Northwestern preview: Will we get another thriller?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A longstanding Chicago hoops rivalry enters its 34th chapter when the DePaul Blue Demons battle the Northwestern Wildcats Saturday at 11 a.m. at the recently renovated Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill. The matchup between the two teams last season was an instant classic. DePaul star Max Strus poured in a tied-for-a-season-high 33 points, but a potentially g...

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