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Blue Demons survive another slow start to drop Florida A&M

Blue Demons survive another slow start to drop Florida A&M

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Another slow start couldn't sink the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (5-1) in their matchup against the Florida A&M Rattlers (2-7). Behind 16 points on 6-for-7 from the field from big man Femi Olujobi and 13 points (nine in the second half) from redshirt junior sharpshooter Jalen Colem...

Lexi Held receives first Big East honor

Lexi Held receives first Big East honor

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

A good seven days for freshman guard Lexi Held was capped off with some good news as she was named Big East Freshman of the Week Monday afternoon. Held tipped off last week with a career-high 28 points to go along with three steals in DePaul’s 124-66 victory over Savannah State. Against then No. 2/2 Conn...

Cain tagged with Big East Weekly Honor Roll recognition

Cain tagged with Big East Weekly Honor Roll recognition

December 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

It's a recognition Blue Demon senior guard Eli Cain is no stranger to. For the fourth time in his Blue Demon basketball career, the Big East Conference has placed Cain on their Big East Weekly Honor Roll list. The 6-foot-6-inch New Jersey native helped lead the Blue Demons to an 83-73 victory against ...

DePaul knocks down 18 threes in win over Temple on Field Trip Day

DePaul knocks down 18 threes in win over Temple on Field Trip Day

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

After scoring a season-low 63 points against then No. 2/2 Connecticut last Wednesday, No. 20/14 DePaul (5-3) bounced back in a big way Monday afternoon with a 102-88 victory over Temple. It was an early 11 a.m. tip-off as DePaul welcomed nearly 1,700 energetic and rowdy Chicago Public School children ...

Blue Demons Tour-de-MEAC ends with battle against Florida A&M

Blue Demons Tour-de-MEAC ends with battle against Florida A&M

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

For the third time this season, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team will battle a team from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. This week's MEAC opponent comes in the form of the Florida A&M Rattlers, a squad the MEAC coaches picked to finish seventh in the conference in the preseason poll. The showdown between these Blue Dem...

Three is Company

Three is Company

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 1, 2018


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

Basketball has changed. Gone are the days where mountainous big men laboriously dominated the game from the post. Shooting at all positions from everywhere on the floor is basketball's new gold standard. Last season, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team didn't buy into this trend finishing 3...

A win is a win: Blue Demons put away Cleveland State late

A win is a win: Blue Demons put away Cleveland State late

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 28, 2018


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

It's been four days since the DePaul Blue Demons (4-1) slumbered through the second half against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, and for most of their game Wednesday night against the Cleveland State Vikings (2-6) it looked like they were still sleeping. In an 83-73 win, the second half hangover against...

Blue Demon basketball preview: Viking invasion

Blue Demon basketball preview: Viking invasion

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Lucky for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team, Norris Cole probably isn't going to come running through the tunnel wearing a green and white uniform when the Blue Demons square off against the Cleveland State Vikings at Wintrust Arena 7 p.m. Wednesday. Cleveland State has regressed a bit since Cole's time with the team from 2007-2011. Their last winning se...

DePaul cruises past Savannah State

DePaul cruises past Savannah State

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

On an evening where records were broken, No. 16/16 DePaul scored an all-time program-record in points scored with its 124-61 victory over Savannah State Monday night at McGrath-Phillips Area in what was DePaul’s fourth game played in five days. DePaul drilled 20 3-point field goals, which also broke a school...

Chante Stonewall named Big East Player of the Week

Chante Stonewall named Big East Player of the Week

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

A strong start to the season continued for DePaul junior forward Chante Stonewall at the Cancun Challenge over Thanksgiving week. As a result, Stonewall was named the Big East Player of the Week Monday. Stonewall led No. 16 DePaul to victories over Princeton and Kansas State and scored a career-high...

DePaul suffers first loss of the season against Notre Dame

DePaul suffers first loss of the season against Notre Dame

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 24, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul’s perfect start to the season came to an end Saturday afternoon as Notre Dame poured in 56 points in the second half to pull away from the Blue Demons for a 95-70 victory at Purcell Pavilion. The 106th meeting between the two schools began with back-and-forth first half with both sides lead...

DePaul vs. Notre Dame preview: Will Blue Demon’s good luck continue against Fighting Irish?

DePaul vs. Notre Dame preview: Will Blue Demon’s good luck continue against Fighting Irish?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After eking out a victory in an overtime thriller against the Penn State Nittany Lions last week, DePaul Blue Demon fans probably hope that if their team does beat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Saturday, that their margin of victory is larger than the two-spot separation between the two teams in the Ke...

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