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Devin Gage leaving DePaul at end of the season

DePaul junior guard Devin Gage is leaving the program at the end of the season.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

Junior guard Devin Gage is transferring from DePaul after the end of the 2019-2020 season, Evan Daniels of 247Sports reported on Wednesday. Gage becomes the ninth transfer during head coach Dave Leitao’s tenure since the 2015-16 season. Gage is a grad transfer and will have one year left of eligibi...

DePaul women receive Big East season honors

Senior forward Chante Stonewall surveys the floor against Marquette on March 1. Stonewall was a unanimous pick for First Team All-Big East

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

With the 2020 Women’s Big East Tournament just 48 hours away, the host and no. 1 seed DePaul Blue Demons took home a plethora of the yearly Big East awards on Wednesday, including a senior forward Chante Stonewall appearance on the All-Big East First Team On top of receiving first-team honors, Stone...

DePaul defeats Marquette 69-68 for third conference win of the season

DePaul freshman forward Romeo Weems screams after a good play for the Blue Demons. DePaul defeated Marquette 69-68 at Wintrust Arena on Tuesday,

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 3, 2020

In the final home game of the season, DePaul provided its fans with plenty to cheer about against the Marquette Golden Eagles. The Blue Demons and the Golden Eagles traded shots at each other for 40 minutes, but it was the home team who made the key plays down the stretch and came out victorious 69-68 a...

Blue Demons fall to Butler 60-42 in poor offensive display

Blue Demons fall to Butler 60-42 in poor offensive display

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

Since DePaul brought back Dave Leitao in 2015 to lead the men’s basketball program, the Blue Demons have had multiple horrendous offensive showings in the Big East. But Leitao and DePaul reached a new low on Saturday when the Blue Demons’ offense only managed to score 42 points – the fewest am...

DePaul women’s basketball aims to win third-straight Big East Tournament title

DePaul women's basketball aims to win third-straight Big East Tournament title

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

When: March 6-9 Where: Wintrust Arena Stakes: Winner goes to the NCAA Tournament Narratives The contract between DePaul and the Big East to host the tournament at Wintrust is ending after this year. Villanova and Creighton are potential teams that could play DePaul in the semifinals, th...

DePaul women’s basketball succeeds, but where is the campus support?

Junior guard Dee Bekelja takes a jumper against Butler on Feb. 14 at McGrath-Phillips Arena. The women’s team went undefeated at McGrath this year, going 11-0.

Abbas Dahodwala, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2020

Six women’s basketball division one college teams have made the NCAA tournament 16 or more years in a row. Would it surprise the average DePaul student that our own women’s team has made the tournament 17 years in a row? Would it surprise the average DePaul student that the same team has won the...

DePaul women’s basketball drops consecutive games for first time all season

Chante Stonewall goes up for a shot in the second half against Marquette. The senior forward scored just 12 points on Sunday in the 90-82 loss to the rival Golden Eagles.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

n, DePaul was firing on all cylinders which allowed them to get off to a 15-1 conference start. But in the Blue Demons’ last two games, against Villanova and Marquette, the offense has struggled to shoot from deep and contain the opposing team from scoring in bunches, which has resulted in two consec...

DePaul loses second straight game in 90-82 loss to Marquette

Chante Stonewall takes a shot during the match against Marquette, Stonewall finished with 12 points.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

For most of the 2019-2020 season, DePaul was hitting on all cylinders which allowed them to get off to a 15-1 conference start. But in the Blue Demons’ last two games,  against Villanova and Marquette, the offense has struggled to shoot from deep and contain the opposing team from scoring in bunches wh...

DePaul falls to Butler, remain winless on the road in Big East play

Jalen Coleman-Lands looks on as DePaul falls to Butler on Feb. 29.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

February 29, 2020

Indianapolis, IN — DePaul began the final week of the regular season by taking on the Butler Bulldogs at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday. The Blue Demons, who knocked off Butler 79-66 back on Jan. 11 when the Bulldogs were ranked fifth in the country, struggled in their second meeting with Butler to g...

DePaul falls to Xavier 78-67 for 13th Big East loss

Romeo Weems and Darious Hall talk to each other during DePaul's 91-71 loss to Villanova on Feb. 19.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

February 25, 2020

After defeating Georgetown 74-68 on Saturday at Wintrust Arena, DePaul had its eyes set on starting a winning streak in the Big East. Xavier, on the other hand, had other plans for the Blue Demons Tuesday night at the Cintas Center. The Musketeers used their hot shooting from the outside to pull ...

DePaul men’s basketball gets first win in over a month, shows signs of life

Asst. Director of Basketball Operations Matt Flemming embraces freshman forward Romeo Weems during his clutch, 18-point performance Saturday night.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

The DePaul men’s basketball team found nothing but troubles in the Big East this season. In a conference that has been a slugfest every night, it seemed the Blue Demons were about finished after eight straight losses. Yet on Saturday night against Georgetown, the team found some of that life and ma...

DePaul women’s basketball starting guards make leap in second season

DePaul sophomore guard Sonya Morris drives to the basket against St. John’s on Jan. 12 at McGrath-Phillips Arena. Morris is averaging 16.3 points per game this season.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

When Lexi Held and Sonya Morris first jumped into college basketball from their respective hometowns of Burlington, Kentucky and St. Louis, Missouri, the first hit they took was not metaphorical, it was physical. “We did a rebounding drill, and I just got thrown around,” Held said. For Morris, the gruel...

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