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Sharing is caring: Eli Cain’s evolution into the Blue Demons top playmaker

Sharing is caring: Eli Cain’s evolution into the Blue Demons top playmaker

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

January 2, 2019


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

Mired in a back and forth stalemate with Big East Conference rival Xavier on Saturday, things took a turn for the worst when DePaul Blue Demon star Max Strus picked up a fourth foul with 7:52 remaining, forcing head coach Dave Leitao to yank him from the game at a critical juncture Thank goodness for Eli Cain. The 6-foot-6-in...

DePaul closes out 2018 with win over Providence

DePaul closes out 2018 with win over Providence

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 31, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After a tough lose to begin conference play against Creighton on Saturday, No. 19/20 DePaul rebounded with an 88-62 win over Providence Monday afternoon at McGrath-Phillips Arena. The Blue Demons were spearheaded by senior Mart’e Grays, who had 19 points and a career high 14 rebounds. Freshmen guard...

Contrasting styles on display in Big East opener

Contrasting styles on display in Big East opener

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Big East season tipped off Saturday with two exciting games to begin conference play with DePaul hosting defending regular season champions Xavier and Seton Hall taking on undefeated St. John’s. Both games went down to the final minutes, in the case of Seton Hall and St. John’s it took a buzz...

Creighton upsets DePaul in Big East opener

Creighton upsets DePaul in Big East opener

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Beginning their quest for their sixth-consecutive Big East regular-season title, No. 19/20 DePaul Women’s Basketball did not get off to the start they were hoping for as they were as the Blue Jays came into McGrath-Phillips Arena and upset Blue Demons 85-82 Saturday night. After having a week off...

Same old story: DePaul can’t close in Big East opener

Same old story: DePaul can’t close in Big East opener

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In a 74-65 loss Saturday afternoon against the Xavier Musketeers (9-5), the DePaul Blue Demons (8-4) found a new way to lose a tight game in their Big East Conference opener. After DePaul big man Paul Reed drained an open mid-range jumper to pull the Blue Demons back to within two points with 2:0...

Nonconference play rewind: A case of glass half-full or half-empty

Nonconference play rewind: A case of glass half-full or half-empty

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

When it comes to this year’s iteration of DePaul Men’s Basketball you are either a glass half-full or glass half-empty person. After 11 games of non-conference play, the Blue Demons sit at 8-3 and have sent mixed signals as to whether this is the season they escape the bottom of the Big East. On...

Big East opener pits DePaul Blue Demons against Xavier Musketeers

Big East opener pits DePaul Blue Demons against Xavier Musketeers

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 28, 2018


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

The Big East Conference is wide open this season partly because the step back the Xavier Musketeers have taken as a program this season compared to the last. The DePaul Blue Demons are the first Big East team to get a crack at this new-look Xavier Musketeer squad with the two programs scheduled for...

Why have the Blue Demons struggled to close out games this season?

Why have the Blue Demons struggled to close out games this season?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 26, 2018


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

Watching DePaul Blue Demon basketball this season hasn't been healthy for the heart. In DePaul's four toughest matchups on their nonconference schedule, the Blue Demons have helplessly watched as late leads slipped away (vs. Penn State, at Northwestern, vs. Boston College) or the team has folded for...

DePaul squanders late lead in first home loss of the season

DePaul squanders late lead in first home loss of the season

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

December 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul (8-3) trailed for only 32 seconds, but it happened to be the final half minute as Boston College rallied for a 65-62 win Saturday afternoon at Wintrust Arena, handing DePaul its first home loss of the season. While DePaul was held without a field goal over the final two minutes, Boston College...

DePaul closes out non-conference play with win over Loyola

DePaul closes out non-conference play with win over Loyola

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul (9-3) headed into the Christmas break on a high note winning their fifth straight game with a 102-76 victory over Loyola at the Gentile Center Thursday night. The Blue Demons finished with seven players in double figures, led by junior forward Chante Stonewall who had 14 points. That marked ...

Blue Demons get first taste of life post JCL injury in win against Incarnate Word

Blue Demons get first taste of life post JCL injury in win against Incarnate Word

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In terms of the DePaul Blue Demons [8-2] rotation in an 81-71 win against the Incarnate Word Cardinals (5-7) Wednesday night at Wintrust Arena, life without Jalen Coleman-Lands wasn't much different than what life had been like when the now-injured shooting guard was still on the floor. "The only ch...

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...

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