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Men’s basketball announces 2018- 2019 schedule

Men’s basketball announces 2018- 2019 schedule

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

With just over a month left until DePaul opens its season against Bethune Cookman on Nov. 7, the players are set to return to the court for organized practice this coming week. The full Big East schedule was released as a reminder the season is fast approaching. At first glance, the non-conference schedule...

Women’s Basketball takes memorable trip abroad

Women’s Basketball takes memorable trip abroad

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After many hours in the classroom, the DePaul women’s basketball team set off for an 11-day this past summer trip through France and Italy to learn about the life and works of St. Vincent de Paul and Louise de Marillac. The trip was led by DePaul’s Secretary and Vice President for Mission and Minis...

Prochaska added to women’s basketball staff

Prochaska added to women’s basketball staff

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

Former DePaul point guard Lauren Prochaska is staying home as she will join the staff as the Director of Community, Corporate and Professional Relations, Women’s basketball coach Doug Bruno announced on Tuesday. When Prochaska saw former assistant Jasmine Lister had returned to UConn, she said she...

Women’s Professional Basketball League HOF recognition includes DePaul connections

Women’s Professional Basketball League HOF recognition includes DePaul connections

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

July 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Women's Professional Basketball League (abbreviated WBL) existed for three seasons from 1978 until 1981. Recently, it re-entered collective consciousness when the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn. recognized the league as "Trailblazers of the Game" at the hall's 2018 induction...

Cage, Sherrod transferring from DePaul

Cage, Sherrod transferring from DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

I would like to announce that I would be Attending Ole Miss to continue my academic and basketball career. #NoCeilings pic.twitter.com/qnmobQJHWr — Deja♊ (@dejacage) May 6, 2018 Two DePaul women’s basketball players are heading elsewhere to continue their collegiate careers. Early last week, Northern Illinois announced the signing of V...

DePaul rewards Bruno with extension

DePaul rewards Bruno with extension

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With another successful season in the books and fresh off their 16th straight NCAA Tournament appearance and fifth consecutive regular season title, DePaul showed their appreciation for head coach Doug Bruno by extending his contract through the 2023-24 season. As perennial postseason contenders, DePaul i...

Blankson back as Blue Demon women’s basketball assistant coach

Blankson back as Blue Demon women’s basketball assistant coach

Paul Steeno

May 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

A familiar face will be back in an assistant coaching role for the DePaul women's basketball program during the 2018-2019 season. Candis Blankson, formerly the Director of Corporate, Professional, and Community Relations for the program, will now serve as an assistant coach. She has been part of the...

Mart’e Grays selected to National Scholar-Athlete Team.

Mart’e Grays selected to National Scholar-Athlete Team.

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

Just five days after junior forward Mart’e Grays was named to the All-Big East First Team, she was one of 10 athletes named to the 2018 Division I-AAA Athletic Directors Association Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete team. Grays bounced back after sitting out the entire 2016-2017 season with a...

Chicago Sky draft Coleman

Chicago Sky draft Coleman

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno sent his 11th player to the WNBA Thursday night, but she won’t be straying far from home. The Chicago Sky used the 28th overall pick to select Blue Demon guard Amarah Coleman in the third round of the 2018 WNBA draft. The Bolingbrook native will joi...

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....

DePaul falls just short in second round loss to Texas A&M

DePaul falls just short in second round loss to Texas A&M

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

One of the winningest seasons in school history for No. 23 DePaul (27-8) ended in heartbreaking fashion Sunday afternoon with a 80-79 loss to No. 14 Texas A&M (26-9) in College Station, Texas in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Texas A&M National Freshman of the Year Chennedy Carter snat...

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