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Roster rollover: Blue Demons’ leading scorer enters NBA draft without agent

Roster rollover: Blue Demons’ leading scorer enters NBA draft without agent

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul redshirt junior forward Max Strus has taken an important step on his journey toward realizing his NBA dream. The university announced via a press release Wednesday afternoon Strus’ intention to declare for the 2018 NBA draft. He has not hired an agent, meaning he has until June 11 to decide if he wants to keep ...

Sophomore guard Cyrus becomes eighth transfer of Leitao era

Sophomore guard Cyrus becomes eighth transfer of Leitao era

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sophomore guard Brandon Cyrus announced in a tweet Monday evening he is transferring from DePaul after two seasons with the program. He is the eighth player to transfer in Leitao’s second stint with the Blue Demons that began in 2015. “I would like to thank DePaul University, coach Leitao, staff...

DePaul sweeps doubleheader in home opener

DePaul sweeps doubleheader in home opener

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Softball, Women's Sports

After almost two months on the road, DePaul (22-11, 5-0 Big East) opened the home portion of their schedule by outscoring Villanova (10-12, 0-2 Big East) 22-5 in a pair of victories Friday afternoon at Cacciatore Stadium. The wins helped the Blue Demons extend its winning streak to five games, with the ...

Women’s tennis grapples with injuries in search of another Big East title

Women’s tennis grapples with injuries in search of another Big East title

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

“Adverse” doesn’t even begin to describe the type of season it has been for the women’s tennis team. Sitting at an overall record of 5-5, the Blue Demons have been short-handed with injuries. However, that hasn’t halted the team’s spirit or level of optimism for the remainder of the seas...

Men’s tennis looks to rebound after slow start

Men’s tennis looks to rebound after slow start

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis

In a season that began with nine consecutive matches on the road, the men’s tennis team has had nothing less of a steady season. Despite having dropped four of their last six matches, the Blue Demons (12-8, 1-0 Big East) believe that they still have a lot left in the tank and refuse to let down hea...

Strus declares for NBA draft

Strus declares for NBA draft

Paul Steeno

March 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

DePaul Blue Demon redshirt junior forward Max Strus has taken an important step on his journey towards realizing his NBA dream. The university announced via a press release this afternoon Strus' intention to declare for the 2018 NBA draft. He hasn't hired an agent, meaning if he doesn't hear his na...

Blue Demon softball sweeps weekly honors

Blue Demon softball sweeps weekly honors

Paul Steeno

March 26, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

A three-game sweep of conference rival Seton Hall this past weekend equated to weekly honors for multiple members of the DePaul Blue Demon women's softball squad. The Big East Conference announced today that senior outfielder Megan Leyva earned a Player of the Week designation while her freshman teammate...

Eller and Mada leap, toss their way to Big East Weekly Honors

Eller and Mada leap, toss their way to Big East Weekly Honors

Paul Steeno

March 26, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Track & Field

School record performances in Florida last weekend earned Blue Demon track and field athletes Brian Mada and Emily Eller Big East Field Athletes of the Week honors the conference announced today. Eller muscled the shot put out to a distance of 14.43 meters to break her own school record in the event....

Brandon Cyrus to transfer from DePaul

Brandon Cyrus to transfer from DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Sophomore guard Brandon Cyrus announced in a tweet Monday evening he is transferring from DePaul after two seasons with the program. pic.twitter.com/QPTjGzUMms — Brandon Cyrus (@BrandonCyrus4) March 27, 2018 “I would like to thank DePaul University, coach Leitao, staff, and fans for giving me the op...

Jessica January signs training camp contract with the Connecticut Sun

Jessica January signs training camp contract with the Connecticut Sun

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After excelling overseas this past season, former DePaul guard Jessica January is getting an opportunity back home in the United States. The Connecticut Sun announced Thursday, January has been signed to a training camp contract. The Sun drafted January 28th overall in the 2017 WNBA draft and ...

Doug Bruno headlines USA Basketball Chicago Coach Academy

Doug Bruno headlines USA Basketball Chicago Coach Academy

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Fresh of his 16th consecutive appearance to the NCAA Tournament, DePaul women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno has been chosen to headline a lineup of speakers for the USA Basketball Chicago Coach Academy presented by Nike on May 19-20 at Lane Tech College Prep in an announcement made Wednesday....

Swing and a miss: DePaul whiffs on four-star recruit

Swing and a miss: DePaul whiffs on four-star recruit

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

Going public with his college decision two days before his originally scheduled March 21 decision date, four-star big man Bryan Penn-Johnson announced via Twitter Monday evening his commitment to the University of Washington. "First of all, I want to thank God for all of my gifts [and] opportunities...

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