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DePaul defeats Alabama State 105-76

DePaul defeats Alabama State 105-76

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 14, 2019

After three consecutive games on the road for DePaul, the Blue Demons returned to Wintrust Arena on Saturday to face Alabama State. DePaul got off to a fast start against the Hornets and never looked back en route to a 105-76 victory.  It took the Blue Demons a couple of minutes to score in the firs...

Doug Bruno celebrates 700th win as head coach of DePaul women’s basketball

Doug Bruno celebrates 700th win as head coach of DePaul women’s basketball

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 13, 2019

DePaul women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno always talks about treating the next opponent like they are the best team in the country, no matter their record. That’s why he rarely gets fixated on looking back at the past, a career that up until Dec. 1 had produced 699 wins at DePaul, his alma ma...

Morris ignites as DePaul takes down Notre Dame in South Bend

Morris ignites as DePaul takes down Notre Dame in South Bend

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 11, 2019

SOUTH BEND, In — DePaul took its five-game win streak on the road to rival Notre Dame on Wednesday night. Notre Dame is a battle-tested team, with the Blue Demons being the fifth ranked squad they have played this year. Notre Dame controlled much of the first half before DePaul was able to up the tempo...

Preview: DePaul rides five game win streak into South Bend

Preview: DePaul rides five game win streak into South Bend

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 10, 2019

It’s been five full seasons since Notre Dame was alongside DePaul in the Big East. Since then, the perennial top-five team has been on Doug Bruno and the Blue Demons’ calendar every season to no avail to their record. They’ve lost seven consecutive matchups all in nonconference play with one of ...

DePaul overcomes second half deficit, wins fifth straight

DePaul overcomes second half deficit, wins fifth straight

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 7, 2019

DePaul took a trip up north to face the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in a Saturday matinee game. The Blue Demons were looking to win their fifth straight game after dispatching Northwestern last Sunday. The Phoenix of Green Bay were looking to get a second win over a ranked team in a row after beating...

DePaul in thick of nonconference schedule ahead of Big East play

DePaul in thick of nonconference schedule ahead of Big East play

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 2, 2019

Any team looking to improve will play a tough nonconference schedule. A team that was picked unanimously to win their conference by the coaches, DePaul can prove them right and win another Big East crown. But first, they have to make it through the gauntlet of the early months as a better team. As ...

Late Sonya Morris jumper lifts DePaul over Northwestern in road test

Late Sonya Morris jumper lifts DePaul over Northwestern in road test

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 1, 2019

The DePaul women’s basketball team took a quick trip up to the suburbs to play Northwestern in a Sunday matinee contest. The undefeated hosts proved to be no pushovers, controlling the physicality. But late game prowess from the Blue Demons lifted them over Northwestern, 70-68. In the first quarter,...

Preview: DePaul stares down road test at Northwestern

Preview: DePaul stares down road test at Northwestern

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 30, 2019

It’s a battle of two undefeated teams just north of Chicago in neighboring Evanston. If it was a day later, it might be a battle of two AP top 25 teams as Northwestern had a few votes of their own in last week’s poll, and no. 16 DePaul has climbed after a win over Miami last weekend in the Maggi...

DePaul dominates UW-Milwaukee to improve to 5-1 on the season

DePaul dominates UW-Milwaukee to improve to 5-1 on the season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 26, 2019

Coming off their close win against then No. 16 Miami in the Maggie Dixon Classic championship game, DePaul had a much easier time dispatching UW-Milwaukee on Tuesday. The Blue Demons defeated the Panthers 94-65 to improve to 5-1 on the season.  After playing back-to-back games on Friday and Saturday, the Blu...

Late coach’s legacy honored through early-season tournament

Late coach’s legacy honored through early-season tournament

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 24, 2019

The first time that the Maggie Dixon Classic was played, the tragic loss of the coach the tournament was named after was too fresh in the women’s basketball community. Just a few months after Maggie Dixon suddenly passed away from a heart arrhythmia the Pittsburgh Panthers, coached by Maggie’s...

DePaul pulls away from No. 16 Miami to win Maggie Dixon Classic championship

DePaul pulls away from No. 16 Miami to win Maggie Dixon Classic championship

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 23, 2019

After they cruised to a 37 point victory on Friday, DePaul had just 24 hours to turn around and face a top 20 team in the country for the Maggie Dixon Classic championship. The Miami Hurricanes were coming off a one-point win against North Carolina A&T on Friday. It was hard to notice the lack...

Preview: No. 19 DePaul takes on No. 17 Miami in Maggie Dixon final

Preview: No. 19 DePaul takes on No. 17 Miami in Maggie Dixon final

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

It’s the second time in ten days where No. 19 DePaul is facing another ranked team. On Nov. 14, the Blue Demons flew to Corvallis, Oregon to face now No. 7 Oregon State to the tune of a 98-77 loss. But this time they will be right at home when No. 17 Miami (FL) looks to play spoiler on the road in ...

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