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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...

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 wins fourth straight as Doug Bruno coaches following surgery

DePaul wins fourth straight as Doug Bruno coaches following surgery

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

After undergoing back surgery last Tuesday, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno returned to the sidelines Monday night as No. 20/18 DePaul won their fourth straight game with a 95-73 victory over Tennessee State at McGrath-Phillips Arena. Eight different players scored for DePaul, while 11 players saw meaningful t...

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...

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