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Ashton Millender named Big East Player of the Week

Ashton Millender named Big East Player of the Week

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After tying a career high with 27 points against top ranked Notre Dame, DePaul senior guard Ashton Millender was named Big East Player of the Week for her performance against the Fighting Irish on Monday. Even in a losing effort to the defending national champions, Millender was outstanding finishi...

Strus grabs Big East Player of the Week honors

Strus grabs Big East Player of the Week honors

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Strus is on the loose and the Big East Conference has taken notice. The conference office has named DePaul senior Max Strus as its Player of the Week. In two games, both wins for the Blue Demons, the 6-foot-6-inch forward from Hickory Hills, Ill. averaged 23 points per game on 45.7 percent from t...

Notre Dame size too much for DePaul in 101-77 defeat

Notre Dame size too much for DePaul in 101-77 defeat

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

In a 101-77 defeat against the defending national champions and top-ranked team in the country in Notre Dame on Saturday afternoon in the South Loop, it was evident that DePaul’s lack of size and superior play in the paint cost them the opportunity to upset the Fighting Irish at home. Notre Dame ou...

Takeaways early in Blue Demons basketball season

Takeaways early in Blue Demons basketball season

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Breathe Blue Demon fans. The suspense of a 72-70 overtime victory against Penn State Thursday night has receded and the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team is 3-0 for the first time since the 2008-2009 season. Three games into the 2018-2019 season and the Blue Demons have shattered the expec...

No. 15 DePaul falls to top ranked Notre Dame

No. 15 DePaul falls to top ranked Notre Dame

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Despite a career high in points from junior forward Chante Stonewall and a near career afternoon for senior guard Ashton Millender, it was not enough for No. 15/15 DePaul to pull off the upset over No. 1 Notre Dame, who settled down after a rocky first quarter to pull away for a 101-77 victory Saturday...

DePaul breaks through with overtime win over Penn State

DePaul breaks through with overtime win over Penn State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Shane Colburn normally wouldn't have ventured over to Wintrust Arena on a cold Thursday night in the midst of finals weeks to watch the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team beat the Penn State Nittany Lions 72-70 in an overtime thriller. After all, he's only been to a few games at Wintrust Arena....

DePaul women’s basketball add four players to 2019 class

DePaul women’s basketball add four players to 2019 class

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

The rich get richer. The DePaul Women’s Basketball team went out and strengthened its roster for the future by signing four players to a National Letter of Intent in the 2019 class. Head coach Doug Bruno has built a successful program over his three decades at Lincoln Park, winning five straight ...

DePaul signs three players to 2019 class on opening day of the early signing period

DePaul signs three players to 2019 class on opening day of the early signing period

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It’s official. DePaul fans can finally breath. All three of DePaul’s commits Romeo Weems, Markese Jacobs and Oscar Lopez put pen to paper Wednesday signing their National Letters of Intent to attend DePaul next fall. DePaul currently holds the third best class in the Big East trailing only Villanova...

We aren’t lion: Big early season game for Blue Demons against Penn State

We aren’t lion: Big early season game for Blue Demons against Penn State

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons tilt against the Penn State Nittany Lions Thursday night at Wintrust Arena feels really important. Win and the Blue Demons improve to 3-0 for the first time since the 2008-2009 season. Win and the Blue Demons secure their first-ever Gavitt Tipoff Games victory, the annual showdown...

Cain on triple-double watch; reaches 1200 career-point milestone in win against Morgan State

Cain on triple-double watch; reaches 1200 career-point milestone in win against Morgan State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It's a trick he's pulled hundreds of times before. In semi-transition, the DePaul Blue Demon's 6-foot-6-inch senior guard Eli Cain found himself alone behind the corner 3-point line against a smaller guard. He drove hard with his left hand to the block, spun back towards the middle of the floor, and...

Eli Cain, Max Strus lead DePaul to 91-63 victory over Morgan State

Eli Cain, Max Strus lead DePaul to 91-63 victory over Morgan State

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

With Penn State and Notre Dame on the horizon, DePaul (2-0) made sure they would head into those two games on a high note with a comfortable 91-63 victory over Morgan State (0-3) Monday night at Wintrust Arena. DePaul grabbed control of the game with an early 17-2 run that helped them open a 20-6 lead j...

Commentary: Attendance problems continue in DePaul’s home opener

Commentary: Attendance problems continue in DePaul’s home opener

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

If you are one of the few remaining students and alumni at DePaul following the cringy saga of the men’s basketball team, you may already know this: the Blue Demons won their home opener Wednesday night, 80-58 over Bethune-Cookman of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Unfortunately, there weren...

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