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Led by Hrynko, Demons win 10th straight at home

David Webber

January 21, 2013


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Fresh off a heart-wrenching loss to Syracuse Jan. 15, the women's basketball team knew that a fast start was required to pick up the pieces and sink Providence Saturday evening.Losing leading scorer Anna Martin to injury early in the first half didn't help matters, but DePaul (14-5, 3-2) went on an im...

“Where did this guy come from?” Trestman sparks curiosity

David Webber

January 21, 2013


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After Marc Trestman was introduced as the new head coach of the Chicago Bears, the question many fans understandably asked was, "Who is this guy?" A football-crazed town like Chicago is accustomed to big names and top-flight experience, and at first glance, Trestman has neither.Trestman isn't your typi...

Melvin scores 32, but DePaul falls just short against Cincinnati

Mike Chamernik

January 17, 2013


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Despite 32 points from Cleveland Melvin, DePaul lost at home to Cincinnati Tuesday night 75-70. The Blue Demons (10-7, 1-3 Big East) started and ended strong, but the middle of the game, particularly early in the second half, doomed them.DePaul was just a few missed free throws away from a chance at...

Back on ice: Is the NHL in danger of losing casual fans in shortened season?

Jake Payne

January 13, 2013


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Jan. 7 was a polarizing day for the NHL, after the 113-day lockout ended with the NHL and NHLPA agreeing on a new 10-year CBA (it can also expire in eight years). Amongst the simultaneous sighs of relief from players, staff and happy NHL fans, the groans of more pessimistic people made themselves pr...

Total team effort leads Blue Demons over Bulls 91-75

David Webber

January 13, 2013


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After a blowout loss at Villanova last Wednesday, Anna Martin knew that she needed a special performance to give the Blue Demons a leg up in their game against the University of South Florida.Martin was at her best Saturday night, scoring a season-high 35 points en route to a dominant 91-75 victory ...

Changing of the guard

Jake Payne

January 13, 2013


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For any other team in the NFL, 10-6 would constitute a good season. The Washington Redskins, the Minnesota Vikings, the Baltimore Ravens and the Cincinnati Bengals all had what could be considered fantastic years. The Chicago Bears shared the same record; however, unlike the other teams, their season wa...

Connecticut ends DePaul’s four game road win streak with 99-79 win

Matthew Paras

January 9, 2013


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DePaul's men's basketball team suffered its worst loss of the season Tuesday as the Connecticut Huskies cruised to a 99-78 victory over the Blue Demons.The Blue Demons (10-6) came into the game with a four-game road winning streak, but were simply overmatched. UConn (11-3) jumped out to a quick 9-0 lead ...

DePaul win in the Cards: Blue Demons endure late comeback, defeat No. 11/10 Louisville

Julian Zeng

January 5, 2013


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In front of a boisterous crowd at a packed McGrath-Phillips Arena Saturday evening, the DePaul women's basketball team almost let its Big East opening matchup against Louisville slip away. But an early second half lead was enough to keep the Blue Demons ahead until the final buzzer, giving them an 8...

Schulte, Harvey-Carr to miss remainder of 2012-13 season

Julian Zeng

January 4, 2013


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DePaul head women's basketball coach Doug Bruno announced Thursday that freshmen Brooke Schulte and Brandi Harvey-Carr will miss the remainder of the 2012-2013 season due to injuries.Schulte, a 5-9 shooting guard, appeared in seven games this season before tearing her right ACL. The Germantown, Ill. nati...

DePaul loses heartbreaker to Seton Hall in Big East opener

Mike Chamernik

January 3, 2013


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Down one point with just seconds left, Jamee Crockett squared up for the game-winning three-pointer. The shot looked good, and to Crockett, it felt good. Yet the ball drew back iron and bounced away, and the Blue Demons lost their first Big East game of the season.Seton Hall beat DePaul 73-72 at Allsta...

No. 21/19 women defeat NIU to give Bruno 500th win

Dustin Ruttenberg

December 30, 2012


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A New Year's Eve matinee was underway at the McGrath Phillips Arena as the DePaul's Women's basketball team (12- 2) hosted in state rival Northern Illinois (6-5). The game marked the 40th meeting of the teams, with DePaul leading the series 32 – 7. The last time Northern Illinois beat DePaul wa...

Blue Demons fetch close 69-61 win over UMBC Retrievers

Mike Chamernik

December 23, 2012


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Even though DePaul walked off the court with a victory in a game where it never trailed for the last 37 minutes, the Blue Demons sure made it difficult.The Blue Demons (9-3) pushed their winning streak to seven games with a 69-61 win over UMBC (2-10) Saturday afternoon. UMBC led only once - with a 5-...

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