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Doug Bruno undergoes successful back surgery

Doug Bruno undergoes successful back surgery

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

DePaul women’s basketball coach Doug Bruno, who has paced the DePaul sidelines for the past 33 seasons, might be forced out of action after undergoing successful back surgery on Tuesday. "I should know (more) as the days move along," Bruno said to the Daily Herald. According to details inclu...

“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 12, 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...

DePaul extends contract of women’s soccer coach Erin Chastain

DePaul extends contract of women’s soccer coach Erin Chastain

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Women's Sports

After 12 successful seasons with the program, DePaul women's soccer coach Erin Chastain will be walking the sideline for the foreseeable future. On Tuesday, DePaul athletics announced they are extending Chastain’s contract through the 2023 season. In her 12 seasons as head coach, she has led the ...

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 ...

DePaul holds off Oklahoma for third straight win

DePaul holds off Oklahoma for third straight win

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

NORMAN, Okla. -- In what was the fifth game ever played between No. 20/17 DePaul and Oklahoma on Sunday afternoon, but third in the last year and a half, the Blue Demons left the Lloyd Noble Center victorious with an 87-76 win and survived a third quarter scare to improve to 7-3 this season. Senior f...

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...

Transfer talk: Out of necessity, Blue Demon transfers integrating quickly

Transfer talk: Out of necessity, Blue Demon transfers integrating quickly

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

The transfer player movement across college basketball has potently affected the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team the last two seasons. In 2017-2018, transfer players comprised 60 percent of the Blue Demons starting lineup (Max Strus, Tre'Darius McCallum, and Marin Maric). At the end of the season,...

Defense spurs DePaul to another comeback win over Northwestern

Defense spurs DePaul to another comeback win over Northwestern

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

It was a different year, but similar story Wednesday night at McGrath-Phillips Arena as No. 20/17 DePaul (6-3) for the second year in a row rallied from a big first quarter deficit to once again come out victorious 76-60, in the 36th game played between the Blue Demons and local rival Northwestern. Mart’e Gray...

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