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Late run helps DePaul edge Green Bay

Late run helps DePaul edge Green Bay

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

DePaul entered Friday night expecting a stiff test from a Green Bay team that had reached the NCAA Tournament in nine of the past 10 seasons and that is exactly what they got. Unlike last year against Northern Colorado, however, the 15th ranked DePaul women’s basketball team was able to open the s...

Rebekah Dahlman’s impact felt in her return to Blue Demon roster

Rebekah Dahlman’s impact felt in her return to Blue Demon roster

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

No matter the circumstance, a win stands as a win in the record books for the women’s basketball team and head coach Doug Bruno. However, that doesn’t quite mean that everything is set in stone. Coming off a 73-64 home victory against Green Bay in their season opener on Friday night, the Blue Demon...

New season, different feeling

New season, different feeling

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

When DePaul walked off the court for the final time last season after losing to Marquette in the first round of the Big East tournament, questions on whether the team was moving in the right direction intensified. During the ensuing offseason the program tried convincing fans and the students that goi...

Lack of interest remains inside and outside Wintrust

Lack of interest remains inside and outside Wintrust

William Hopper, Asst. Sports Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

With DePaul men’s basketball tipping off its second season at Wintrust Arena Wednesday night, the question is whether interest in the program will increase in the arena’s second year. An unscientific survey of 100 students conducted by the DePaulia last week found that 65% of participants had n...

Battling Bears at Wintrust

Battling Bears at Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

November 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the first time since the 2014-2015 season, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team has an opportunity to begin the season 2-0. A Monday evening appointment with the Morgan State Bears (0-2) 7:30 at Wintrust Arena stands in the way before the Blue Demons can accomplish that feat. And don't...

Late run helps DePaul edge Green Bay

Late run helps DePaul edge Green Bay

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul entered Friday night expecting a stiff test from a Green Bay team that had reached the NCAA Tournament in nine of the past 10 seasons and that is exactly what they got. Unlike last year against Northern Colorado, however, the 15th ranked DePaul women’s basketball team was able to open the season...

DePaul starts slow, finishes strong in 80-58 win over Bethune-Cookman

DePaul starts slow, finishes strong in 80-58 win over Bethune-Cookman

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

After a questionable performance in their exhibition game against Rockhurst last week, the DePaul Men’s Basketball team tipped of their regular season at home against Bethune-Cookman, from the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference, defeating the Wildcats 80-58 Wednesday night. Bethune-Cookman was no pushover...

Let’s get this thing started: Blue Demons battle Bethune-Cookman

Let’s get this thing started: Blue Demons battle Bethune-Cookman

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the first time in 245 days, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team will be playing a game that matters. Bethune-Cookman University is the opponent for the Blue Demon's 2018-2019 season opener and the game goes down at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wintrust Arena. The Wildcats, who finished 18-14...

DePaul blows past St. Xavier 140-62

DePaul blows past St. Xavier 140-62

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After weeks of practice, DePaul stepped away from competing against each other and took down St. Xavier 140-62 Monday night at McGrath-Phillips Arena. This was their final tune up before opening the season on Friday against UW Green Bay. Helped by a press that forced Rockhurst into 10 first quarter...

A lot has happened since DePaul’s last winning season

A lot has happened since DePaul’s last winning season

Daniel Schirmer, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball Preview 2018-2019

In preparation for their season opener against the Bethune- Cookman University Wildcats, head coach Dave Leitao and his Blue Demons are looking to turn their luck around. It’s no secret that the team has been in a bit of a slump for quite some time, having experienced their last winning ...

DePaul’s quarterback returns for junior year

DePaul’s quarterback returns for junior year

Lawrence Kreymer, Assistant Sports Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball Preview 2018-2019, Sports

In most team sports there is usually one specific position that is most imperative for a successful future. In football it’s the quarterback, considered the most important position in all of sports; in hockey it’s the goalie and in basketball it’s the point guard, also known as the floor general....

The onus is on DePaul to attract fans

The onus is on DePaul to attract fans

Adam Webb, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Last spring, basketball fever infected the North Side of Chicago. A city-dwelling team was catapulted into the national limelight during their miraculous March Madness run, Lincoln Park bars were packed with college-aged students cheering on the underdogs. The men of DePaul’s basketball team jo...

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