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Doug Bruno undergoes successful back surgery

Doug Bruno undergoes successful back surgery

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

DePaul women’s basketball coach Doug Bruno, who has paced the DePaul sidelines for the past 33 seasons, might be forced out of action after undergoing successful back surgery on Tuesday. "I should know (more) as the days move along," Bruno said to the Daily Herald. According to details inclu...

Trio of Blue Demons receive weekly awards

Trio of Blue Demons receive weekly awards

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 10, 2018


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

After a 4-1 week between the men's and women's basketball teams, their presence was felt on the weekly awards list announced Monday with a trio of players among the two team honored. After a strong week of play, senior forward Femi Olujobi, who is in his first season with DePaul, was named to this ...

DePaul holds off Oklahoma for third straight win

DePaul holds off Oklahoma for third straight win

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

NORMAN, Okla. -- In what was the fifth game ever played between No. 20/17 DePaul and Oklahoma on Sunday afternoon, but third in the last year and a half, the Blue Demons left the Lloyd Noble Center victorious with an 87-76 win and survived a third quarter scare to improve to 7-3 this season. Senior f...

Defense spurs DePaul to another comeback win over Northwestern

Defense spurs DePaul to another comeback win over Northwestern

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

It was a different year, but similar story Wednesday night at McGrath-Phillips Arena as No. 20/17 DePaul (6-3) for the second year in a row rallied from a big first quarter deficit to once again come out victorious 76-60, in the 36th game played between the Blue Demons and local rival Northwestern. Mart’e Gray...

Lexi Held receives first Big East honor

Lexi Held receives first Big East honor

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Women's Sports

A good seven days for freshman guard Lexi Held was capped off with some good news as she was named Big East Freshman of the Week Monday afternoon. Held tipped off last week with a career-high 28 points to go along with three steals in DePaul’s 124-66 victory over Savannah State. Against then No. 2/2 Conn...

DePaul knocks down 18 threes in win over Temple on Field Trip Day

DePaul knocks down 18 threes in win over Temple on Field Trip Day

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

After scoring a season-low 63 points against then No. 2/2 Connecticut last Wednesday, No. 20/14 DePaul (5-3) bounced back in a big way Monday afternoon with a 102-88 victory over Temple. It was an early 11 a.m. tip-off as DePaul welcomed nearly 1,700 energetic and rowdy Chicago Public School children ...

DePaul cruises past Savannah State

DePaul cruises past Savannah State

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

On an evening where records were broken, No. 16/16 DePaul scored an all-time program-record in points scored with its 124-61 victory over Savannah State Monday night at McGrath-Phillips Area in what was DePaul’s fourth game played in five days. DePaul drilled 20 3-point field goals, which also broke a school...

Chante Stonewall named Big East Player of the Week

Chante Stonewall named Big East Player of the Week

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

A strong start to the season continued for DePaul junior forward Chante Stonewall at the Cancun Challenge over Thanksgiving week. As a result, Stonewall was named the Big East Player of the Week Monday. Stonewall led No. 16 DePaul to victories over Princeton and Kansas State and scored a career-high...

Ashton Millender named Big East Player of the Week

Ashton Millender named Big East Player of the Week

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After tying a career high with 27 points against top ranked Notre Dame, DePaul senior guard Ashton Millender was named Big East Player of the Week for her performance against the Fighting Irish on Monday. Even in a losing effort to the defending national champions, Millender was outstanding finishi...

Notre Dame size too much for DePaul in 101-77 defeat

Notre Dame size too much for DePaul in 101-77 defeat

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

In a 101-77 defeat against the defending national champions and top-ranked team in the country in Notre Dame on Saturday afternoon in the South Loop, it was evident that DePaul’s lack of size and superior play in the paint cost them the opportunity to upset the Fighting Irish at home. Notre Dame ou...

No. 15 DePaul falls to top ranked Notre Dame

No. 15 DePaul falls to top ranked Notre Dame

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Despite a career high in points from junior forward Chante Stonewall and a near career afternoon for senior guard Ashton Millender, it was not enough for No. 15/15 DePaul to pull off the upset over No. 1 Notre Dame, who settled down after a rocky first quarter to pull away for a 101-77 victory Saturday...

DePaul women’s basketball add four players to 2019 class

DePaul women’s basketball add four players to 2019 class

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

The rich get richer. The DePaul Women’s Basketball team went out and strengthened its roster for the future by signing four players to a National Letter of Intent in the 2019 class. Head coach Doug Bruno has built a successful program over his three decades at Lincoln Park, winning five straight ...

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