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UPDATED: DePaul women’s basketball defense leads to 80-67 win over Illinois State

Matthew Paras

November 18, 2013

Link: Click here to view a photo slideshow of this game.[Updated: Monday, Nov. 18, 11:30 p.m.]As soon as DePaul women's basketball tipped off against Illinois State, there were two DePaul defenders on the ball carrier in the backcourt.   The pressure was there.Within the first five minutes of th...

Target acquired: Chicago a haven for archery

David Byrnes

November 18, 2013

A new 'Hunger Games' movie is coming out later this month. The horrors of war, coming-of-age, yaddah yaddah yaddah-all you really need to care about is the fact that this movie is doing wonders to promote a sport that has been too long overlooked by society: archery.Archery is a most noble endeavor ...

Commentary: Bullying in sports raises important questions

David Webber

November 18, 2013

What does it mean to be a man?It's a question that hasn't been prevalent in professional sports until very recently. We've always assumed that athletes are the toughest people on the planet and we refuse to believe that such behemoths could be hurt by words alone. Enter the Miami Dolphins. The scand...

No 3. men’s basketball recruit Cliff Alexander spurns DePaul, chooses Kansas

Ben Gartland

November 18, 2013

It came down to the wire but highly touted men's basketball recruit Cliff Alexander chose Kansas University over three other schools, including DePaul and Illinois, at Curie High School Friday."I've been confused for the last week," Alexander said. "I was thinking 'do I want to go here or do I want to...

Commentary: DePaul men’s basketball left searching for answers after Cliff Alexander chooses Kansas

Matthew Paras

November 18, 2013

Cliff Alexander picked up the Illini hat, moving it towards his head before putting it down and picking Kansas. The move is for sure going to enrage University of Illinois fans whenever they think about Alexander going forward. Hey, at least they were actually considered. Alexander picked Kansas...

UPDATED: DePaul men’s basketball comes from behind to win 81-72 vs. Wright State

Matthew Paras

November 16, 2013

[Updated Monday, Nov. 18, 10:30 a.m. CST]After many games last season where the DePaul men's basketball team squandered leads and couldn't come from behind, the Blue Demons finally pulled one out.Led by Cleveland Melvin's 23 points and 13 rebounds, the Blue Demons sparked a second half run to beat W...

DePaul men’s basketball comes up short against Southern Mississippi 75-68

Matthew Paras

November 14, 2013

A late rally wasn't enough to make up for blowing an early lead Wednesday as DePaul men's basketball team came up short against Southern Mississippi, 75-68.To start the game, DePaul's offense looked fluid against a Southern Miss (2-0) team that won 27 games a year ago.  The ball movement was crisp...

Commentary: Chicago Bears face huge questions at season’s midpoint

David Webber

November 11, 2013

It's another one of those years for the Chicago Bears.Nothing comes easy for Chicago's favorite football team and 2013 is no different. After Sunday's critical gut-wrenching loss to the Detroit Lions, the Bears sit at 5-4 with more questions than answers in a division that looks far different than the ...

DePaul Football Club nearing goal with SAF-B grant

Matthew Paras

November 11, 2013

The dream of playing DePaul football this season is becoming a lot closer to being a reality for the DePaul Football Club (DFC).The team previously applied for funding from the Student Activity Fee Board (SAF-B) and has been accepted. This allows the club to drastically reduce the cost of pads and keep ...

DePaul women’s soccer falls 2-0 in Big East Championship

Matthew Paras

November 11, 2013

For 45 minutes, the Big East Championship had a familiar feel compared to the rest of DePaul women's soccer games.Both Marquette and DePaul went into halftime scoreless, but it was DePaul who established themselves defensively. Marquette, like Georgetown and Villanova before them, led the first half in s...

DePaul men’s basketball beats down hapless Grambling State 96-58

Tim Carpenter

November 11, 2013

Thanks to huge efforts from Cleveland Melvin and freshman Tommy Hamilton IV, DePaul throttled Grambling State 96-58 Saturday to kick off a new year of Blue Demon basketball.The Blue Demons used a 20-5 run to take control after a sloppy start as they cruised to victory in their only on-campus game of t...

DePaul women’s soccer selected for NCAA tournament

Matthew Paras

November 11, 2013

The season for DePaul women's soccer team will continue after all.The Blue Demons were selected Monday, Nov. 11, to face Indiana University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, making it just the second time DePaul has made the tournament.  The team eagerly waited to see if their season wo...

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