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Chicago Sky draft Coleman

Chicago Sky draft Coleman

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno sent his 11th player to the WNBA Thursday night, but she won’t be straying far from home. The Chicago Sky used the 28th overall pick to select Blue Demon guard Amarah Coleman in the third round of the 2018 WNBA draft. The Bolingbrook native will joi...

Maric ready for next challenge in Turkey

Maric ready for next challenge in Turkey

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demon center Marin Maric knew from the time he began college at Northern Illinois University in 2013 that he wanted to play in the NBA someday. He hasn't made it there just yet, but on Thursday he took a massive step towards realizing that dream. Per EuroBasket.com, the 6-foo...

Mada’s double win earns him Big East Weekly Honors

Mada’s double win earns him Big East Weekly Honors

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Track & Field

DePaul Blue Demon track and field athlete Brian Mada jumped his way to another Big East Field Athlete of the Week honor after winning the long jump and triple jump at the Baylor Invitational on Saturday. The junior leaped 7.37 meters in the long jump to edge out Baylor freshman Jalen Seals (7.36 meters)...

Softball’s young team continues to dominate the Big East

Softball’s young team continues to dominate the Big East

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

After a tough road schedule to open the year that featured matchups against No. 1 Washington and No. 5 Oklahoma, the Blue Demons have got off to a hot start in conference play against Seton Hall and Villanova. The Blue Demons are currently 11 games over .500 and won six games in a row to open conferen...

Moneyball

Moneyball

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

Every year in March, 68 of the nations top Division I men’s basketball teams compete in the NCAA Tournament not only to win championships and impress NBA scouts, but to be a billboard for the academic institutions that pay their bills. There is no doubt that the most elite strata of players are also play...

Welcome to Augusta

Welcome to Augusta

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

Commentary: The 2018 Masters was one of the most talked about in recent history with Tiger Woods’ return to form intersecting with many of the game’s new stars including Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy already winning this season. While Woods was largely a non-factor on the weekend, th...

DePaul unveils new gaming center, launching esports program

DePaul unveils new gaming center, launching esports program

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

After almost two years of planning, the Big East welcomed their seventh esports team to the Big East Conference when DePaul opened their new gaming center on Saturday. DePaul’s esports community had gathered in the Gameplay Lab on the fifth floor of the CDM Center for years, and the space was not vi...

Blue Demon softball all over weekly honor roll again

Blue Demon softball all over weekly honor roll again

Paul Steeno

April 2, 2018


Filed under Softball, Women's Sports

Another week, another Big East Weekly Honor Roll laced with DePaul Blue Demon softball representation. Blue Demon sophomore outfielder Angela Scalzitti earned Big East Conference Player of the Week honors after totaling six RBIs in DePaul's dominating three-game sweep against the Villanova Wildcats this past weekend. She posted a .667 batting aver...

Developing Story: NCAA investigates DePaul Athletics

Developing Story: NCAA investigates DePaul Athletics

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

The NCAA is investigating DePaul University’s athletic department for violations of NCAA rules and regulations, according to sources close to the men’s basketball program. The precise nature of the investigation and the conduct being investigated is currently unknown. Sources say current and past...

DePaul continues perfect start to Big East play

DePaul continues perfect start to Big East play

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

After almost two months on the road, DePaul (23-11, 6-0 Big East) opened the home portion of their schedule with a sweep of Villanova (10-13, 0-3 Big East) outscoring the Wildcats 34-6 over the series. The wins helped the Blue Demons extend its winning streak to six games, with the last four coming v...

Red hot, ice cold

Red hot, ice cold

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Loyola-Chicago’s men’s basketball program ended their spectacular NCAA tournament run Saturday night with a 69-57 loss to No. 3 Michigan in the Final Four, and the DePaul Blue Demons watched from home for the fourteenth consecutive year. That drought was even longer for the Loyola Ramblers, who wo...

Commentary: Loyola’s NCAA run should put pressure on Esteban, JLP

Commentary: Loyola’s NCAA run should put pressure on Esteban, JLP

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Sports

The DePaul University community is a Chicago community. If you walk around the Loop or Lincoln Park campus and ask students why they chose to become Blue Demons, they will likely say “the city.” After all, “The city is your campus” is one of DePaul’s favorite pitches to prospective stude...

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