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Third time, no charm: Men fall to St. John’s in first round of Big East Tournament

Third time, no charm: Men fall to St. John’s in first round of Big East Tournament

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK – It’s been said that it is hard to beat a team three times in a season. DePaul experienced that Wednesday night in the first round of the Big East Tournament as the Red Storm pulled away in the second half for an 82-74 victory at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night. The Blue D...

DePaul and Marquette push each other to higher level of play

DePaul and Marquette push each other to higher level of play

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

When the term “rivalry” gets thrown around in the game basketball, fans and spectators often hear about historic matchups between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics, or even Duke-North Carolina. One rivalry that has elevated over the past few seasons, or at least in the Big East Confer...

Blue Demons and Red Storm meet for the second time in 10 days to open Big East Tournament

Blue Demons and Red Storm meet for the second time in 10 days to open Big East Tournament

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Ten days after DePaul rallied for a 92-83 senior-day victory over the St. John’s Red Storm thanks to a career-high 43 points from senior guard Max Strus, the two schools will meet again in the first round of the Big East Tournament Wednesday night. After the Blue Demons missed an opportunity to...

Photo gallery: Blue Demons punch ticket to tournament with comeback victory against Marquette

Photo gallery: Blue Demons punch ticket to tournament with comeback victory against Marquette

Alexa Sandler

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After struggling through the first two games of the Big East Tournament, junior forward Chante Stonewall bounced back in a big way Tuesday night with a game-high 28 points that also included a game-winning 3-point play with just five seconds remaining to propel DePaul to its fourth Big East Tournament...

Chante Stonewall sends DePaul back to NCAA Tournament with game-winning 3-point play

Chante Stonewall sends DePaul back to NCAA Tournament with game-winning 3-point play

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Just like they have many times before, DePaul and Marquette produced an instant classic Tuesday night that will go down as one of the more memorable games played in this long and storied rivalry.With the game hanging in the balance in the final few seconds, DePaul junior forward Chante Stonewall conver...

DePaul and Marquette meet again in the Big East Tournament championship game.

DePaul and Marquette meet again in the Big East Tournament championship game.

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After 18 conference games and two games apiece for Marquette and DePaul in Big East Tournament, the two foes will meet once again. DePaul (25-7; 14-4 Big East) and Marquette (26-6; 15-3 Big East) will play for an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament Tuesday night for the third straight season. This...

Photo gallery: Blue Demons semifinal win sets up championship game rematch with Marquette

Photo gallery: Blue Demons semifinal win sets up championship game rematch with Marquette

Alexa Sandler

March 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After DePaul and Creighton split their two regular season meetings, the Blue Demons pulled away in the fourth quarter for an 80-69 victory over the Bluejays to reach the Big East Tournament championship game where they will face Marquette for the third straight season. The Blue Demons were led by...

DePaul advances to Big East Tournament championship game with comeback victory over Creighton

DePaul advances to Big East Tournament championship game with comeback victory over Creighton

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

For the third year in a row, No. 24 DePaul (25-7, 14-4 Big East) will take on No. 17 Marquette (26-6, 15-3 Big East)  in the Big East Tournament Championship Game after winning its 10th consecutive game with an 80-69 victory over Creighton on Monday evening’s semifinal game at the Wintrust Arena. Fuel...

Reed named most improved in Big East Conference

Reed named most improved in Big East Conference

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In a surprise to few who saw him play the last two seasons, DePaul sophomore big man Paul Reed has earned the Big East Conference's Most Improved Player Award for the 2018-2019 season as voted upon by the league's 10 head coaches. The 11.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks per game the Orlando, Fla. reside...

Up for grabs: Wild regular season ends with more drama

Up for grabs: Wild regular season ends with more drama

Marty O'Connell, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Entering the final weekend of Big East play, seven teams were separated by just one game, with Providence hovering just a game behind them at 6-11. Welcome to the Big East this season. Unlike past seasons, there is no dominant team in the league with Villanova capturing the regular season title  with fiv...

Junior guard quietly leads team to success

Junior guard quietly leads team to success

Biana Cseke, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Kelly Campbell can best be described in three words: selfless, driven and competitive. That’s what her coach and teammate say about her, as she doesn’t necessarily like to talk about herself. The junior point guard for DePaul’s women’s basketball team has been an asset since joining two yea...

Lone four-year senior shines in final home game

Lone four-year senior shines in final home game

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Senior guard Eli Cain never had a true senior day when he was at St. Benedict's Preparatory School. That made what transpired in potentially his final two games at Wintrust Arena that much more memorable as DePaul rallied from a double digit first-half deficit to take down St. John’s on senior day...

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