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The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Doug Bruno (No. 30, bottom row, second from far right) poses with the DePaul Blue Demons mens basketball team prior to the 1969-70 season.

Doug Bruno completes 50 years of coaching and is ready for more

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer May 12, 2024

With a decorated office filled with NCAA trophies catching perfect sunlight from the window, cut-down basketball nets, degrees mounted on the wall and photos of family members on shelves, Doug Bruno continues...

DePaul forward Jorie Allen (No. 33) and guard Anaya Peoples (No. 22) get set on defense in a match against Western Michigan November 6, 2023, at Wintrust Arena.

Anaya Peoples and Jorie Allen: Leadership duo for DePaul basketball building a culture of love

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer May 5, 2024

Basketball is an unpredictable sport, but one thing remained consistent for DePaul women’s basketball this past season. When there was a game, Anaya Peoples and Jorie Allen would make plays and lead...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) watches from the bench with teammate Giannis Antetokounmpo, right, during the second half against the Indiana Pacers in Game 6 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Thursday, May 2, 2024, in Indianapolis.

The Hinske Huddle: Bucks’ season ends plagued with injury, future in jeopardy

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor May 5, 2024

Just three seasons after winning their first NBA championship in fifty years, the Milwaukee Bucks might be falling back into league irrelevancy. A brutal series against the Indiana Pacers saw superstars...

Fans hold images of Iowa senior superstar Caitlin Clark at the DePaul-Iowa game in Iowa City on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2023. Clark has since become one of basketballs biggest stars and was drafted to the WNBAs Indiana Fever on Monday, April 15, 2024.

The Hinske Huddle: Caitlin Clark and WNBA may teach NBA counterparts the benefits of a shorter season

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor April 21, 2024

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) has been presented with possibly the most league-altering season in history as Caitlin Clark is slated to begin her career with the Indiana Fever this...

Forward Jorie Allen works in the paint against Butler on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, at Wintrust Arena. Allen, a graduate, will use her last season of eligibility to return to DePaul next season.

DePaul honors five seniors in final home game, falls to Butler in heartbreaker

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer March 3, 2024

Senior night is a bittersweet farewell in a college athlete's career. It’s a day to reflect on cherished accomplishments while recalling the battles fought and all the moments that led them to this final...

DePaul guard Katlyn Gilbert, guarded by UConn superstar Paige Bueckers, looks for an opening on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024, at Wintrust Arena. Bueckers finished with 30 points while Gilbert notched 13.

UConn pummels DePaul, shows why matchup is still one-sided

Nathan Klepp, Contributing Writer March 3, 2024

Although recent road scares against DePaul in years past have spooked the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team, their matchup Sunday, Feb. 25 was all UConn. The all-time season series is now 25-1...

DePaul graduate guard Michelle Sidor drives to the rim in a match against Providence Feb. 7, at Wintrust Arena.

Late-game surge not enough for DePaul against conference rival

Nathan Klepp, Contributing Writer February 18, 2024

As DePaul graduate guard Anaya Peoples charged to the rim and scored a critical layup, the once 19-point lead the Marquette Golden Eagles had shrunk to four with 2 minutes and 16 seconds left on the game...

DePaul guard Katlyn Gilbert (No. 0) gets a screen from forward Brynn Masikewich (No. 5) in a game against Providence Feb. 7, 2024, at Wintrust Arena. The Blue Demon uniforms featured pink accents to raise awareness for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

DePaul defeats Providence in Play4Kay cancer awareness night

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer February 11, 2024

DePaul secured an 84-72 victory against Providence at Wintrust Arena Feb. 7 in the Play4Kay game. It was the team’s first game back in Chicago after a week-long road trip to Butler and Georgetown.  Guard...

DePauls Charlece Ohiaeri (No. 3) encourages teammate Katlyn Gilbert (No. 0) on the Blue Demon bench in a game against Creighton Jan. 6, at Wintrust Arena. Gilbert, who leads the Big East in steals per game, tallied 6 Thursday against St. Johns.

DePaul raises awareness for heart health in double overtime game

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer January 28, 2024

DePaul fell short 83-77 to St. John’s in a double overtime thriller at Wintrust Arena Thursday, Jan. 25, in the Maggie Dixon Classic.  Three Blue Demons finished with double-digit points led by guard...

Senior guard Anaya Peoples drives to the hoop against Creighton Jan. 6, 2024, at Wintrust Arena.

Big East challenges embraced by Bruno’s Blue Demons

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor January 15, 2024

DePaul women’s basketball has battled through an early Big East schedule that has seen nail-biter after nail-biter, going 1-4 in that span, including recent losses to top-25 opponents in Creighton January...

Depaul guard Michelle Sidor makes her move in a game against Western Michigan, Nov. 6 at Wintrust Arena.

Strong second half helps DePaul defeat Loyola 93-72 in Red Line Rivalry

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer November 28, 2023

After a few weeks away from Wintrust Arena, DePaul returned home to secure a 93-72 win in the crosstown competition against Loyola Nov. 26. The Blue Demons are now 46-10 when playing the Ramblers, winning...

Katlyn Gilbert pushes the pace in DePauls first ever matchup against Stonehill, Nov. 9 at Wintrust Arena. Gilbert finished with the programs seventh ever triple-double.

DePaul gears up for Louisville with back-to-back wins

Christian Maysonet, Contributing Writer November 10, 2023

DePaul women’s basketball began the season with a 77-53 win against Western Michigan University (WMU) Monday night at Wintrust Arena, followed by their first ever matchup with the Skyhawks of Stonehill...

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