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DePaul and Loyola-Chicago agree to two-season scheduling agreement

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao talks to junior guard Charlie Moore during the Blue Demons' 74-68 win over Georgetown on Feb. 22.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 30, 2020

After seven years of not playing each other, DePaul and Loyola-Chicago will finally meet each other again during the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons. Both schools announced on Thursday that they agreed to a two-season agreement, with the first game coming at Wintrust Arena on Dec. 13 followed by a return...

DePaul women’s basketball turns to season ahead after abrupt end to 2019-2020

DePaul's women's basketball team celebrates after winning the 2020 Big East Tournament.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 30, 2020

Building a team and building a program are two completely different ideas. These are two ideas that DePaul women’s basketball deals with every season as they continue their 17 straight NCAA tournament streak while retooling each season to adjust for key losses.  Last season, the team graduated Ashton Mille...

With gyms, fitness centers shut down, student-athletes find new ways to work out to stay ready for season

DePaul sophomore forward Jake Fuderer looks onto the field as pouring rain comes down on Oct. 27, 2019.

Sahil Gujarati, Contributing Writer

April 27, 2020

The spread of the coronavirus pandemic is agonizing everyone globally. The increasing number of cases every single day along with the delaying of the vaccine is causing ruckus in the world. With a layer of despondency encapsulating us in this current situation, it is very easy for us to lose our stabili...

DePaul adds Courvoisier McCauley via transfer portal

Courvoisier McCauley verbally committed to DePaul on Wednesday.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 22, 2020

After losing five players to the NCAA transfer portal in the last month, DePaul has finally landed a transfer of its own. Lincoln Memorial (Division II) All-American transfer Courvoisier McCauley verbally committed to the Blue Demons on Wednesday.  McCauley spent two years at Lincoln Memorial, but his big jump c...

Women’s basketball adds two Big Ten transfers

DePaul head coach Doug Bruno talks with Creighton head coach Jim Flanery on March 12, 2019 at Wintrust Arena

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

The DePaul women’s basketball team is adding two transfers to the program with 6’2” forward Courtney Fredrickson from Wisconsin and 6’1” Jorie Allen from Indiana. Fredrickson is a graduate transfer and is immediately eligible while freshman Allen will have to sit a year without playing. ...

DePaul senior Jalen Coleman-Lands enters transfer portal

DePaul senior guard Jalen Coleman-Lands walks off the court after a 74-69 loss to Buffalo on Dec. 8 at Wintrust Arena.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

The NCAA transfer portal has now claimed five DePaul players since the season ended March 12. DePaul senior guard Jalen Coleman-Lands is the latest player to leave the program, joining Devin Gage, Sullivan Menard, Mick Sullivan and Flynn Cameron to enter the portal. Gage recently announced he was ...

5 years after hiring Dave Leitao, DePaul still stuck in the bottom of the Big East

Dave Leitao signed a four-year contract extension on April 2.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

For the past 15 years, DePaul men’s basketball has been stuck in a state of perpetual losing, with no clear end in sight. But after the program achieved a 19-17 record — the Blue Demons’ first winning season since the 2006-07 season — in 2018-19, there was hope DePaul would build on that head...

Chicago Sky center Stefanie Dolson says she has COVID-19

In this July 22, 2017 file photo, Chicago Sky's Stefanie Dolson raises her hands in the second half of the WNBA All-Star basketball game in Seattle. Dolson says she tested positive for the cororavirus. She is the first known Chicago professional athlete and the second WNBA player known to have contracted COVID-19. Dolson announced that she caught the virus in a video that aired Friday, April 17, 2020 during ESPN's broadcast of the WNBA draft.

Associated Press

April 19, 2020

Chicago Sky center Stefanie Dolson announced that she tested positive for the coronavirus, making her the first known Chicago professional athlete to contract COVID-19. Dolson said in a video that aired Friday night during ESPN’s broadcast of the WNBA draft that she and her “whole family” tested...

Timeline of alleged entanglements between DePaul’s athletics department, Title IX office

Head Coach Eugene Lenti, pictured here during the Big East Championship, led the Blue Demons to the NCAA Tournament for the 20th time in his tenure with the program.

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor

April 19, 2020

1974-1978 - Jean Lenti Ponsetto attends DePaul, playing for DePaul women’s basketball, tennis, softball and volleyball teams 1978 - Lenti Ponsetto is named first assistant women’s basketball coach Jan. 1980 - Eugene Lenti, Lenti Ponsetto’s brother, is named DePaul’s head softball coach Ju...

DePaul alum Quigley falls to Zach Lavine in NBA Horse Competition

Allie Quigley, a former DePaul women's basketball player from 2004-08, signed a multi-year contract extension with the Chicago Sky on Feb. 19.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

April 16, 2020

Thursday night didn't go as well as Sunday did for women's basketball alumni Allie Quigley, who lost to Chicago Bulls star Zach Lavine in the semi-finals of the ESPN NBA Horse Competition. The Chicago Sky star pushed Lavine to H-O-R before the 2-time NBA slam dunk champ took to the skies for a couple...

DePaul accused of ignoring allegations of abuse by Eugene Lenti

Former softball coach Eugene Lenti pictured at the 2018 Big East Championship.

Shane René, Lawrence Kreymer, Ella Lee, and Associated Press

April 16, 2020

Former DePaul softball coach Eugene Lenti is the subject of a lawsuit filed Thursday alleging verbal and physical abuse of players and assistant coaches, according to the Associated Press.   The lawsuit accuses DePaul of ignoring the allegations and violating Title IX rules to report claims made aga...

DePaul guard Flynn Cameron enters transfer portal

DePaul freshman guard Flynn Cameron drives past USF's David Collins during game two of the CBI championship series.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 15, 2020

DePaul sophomore guard Flynn Cameron has entered the transfer portal, Travis Branham of 247Sports reported on Wednesday. Cameron joins Sullivan Menard, Devin Gage and Mick Sullivan as the four DePaul players to enter the portal in the last month, with junior forward Paul Reed declaring for the 2020 NBA...

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