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DePaul women’s basketball starting guards make leap in second season

DePaul women’s basketball starting guards make leap in second season

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

When Lexi Held and Sonya Morris first jumped into college basketball from their respective hometowns of Burlington, Kentucky and St. Louis, Missouri, the first hit they took was not metaphorical, it was physical. “We did a rebounding drill, and I just got thrown around,” Held said. For Morris, the gruel...

DePaul women’s basketball senior duo enters home stretch of college career

DePaul women’s basketball senior duo enters home stretch of college career

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 16, 2020

Both Chante Stonewall and Kelly Campbell of the Blue Demons women’s basketball team have had a moment during their senior season where they really felt the looming presence of the end of their college careers. “Playing my last game in Jersey this weekend was definitely weird,” said Campbell,...

Second half surge soars DePaul over Xavier, securing a share of the Big East title

Second half surge soars DePaul over Xavier, securing a share of the Big East title

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

February 16, 2020

The 13th ranked DePaul Blue Demons have everything to play for in this late-season push to the Big East tournament, with Sunday's matchup with last-placed Xavier setting them up to clinch a share of the Big East regular-season title, get another win as they climb the national polls and honor seniors...

Chante Stonewall’s career day lifts DePaul women’s basketball over Seton Hall

Chante Stonewall’s career day lifts DePaul women’s basketball over Seton Hall

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 9, 2020

The No. 14 ranked DePaul women’s basketball team is in the midst of the toughest stretch of their Big East schedule with four of their last six games on the road. After Friday’s triumph over St. John’s, the Blue Demons turned to South Orange, New Jersey to take on Seton Hall. The Blue Demons em...

Stonewall’s career-high 29 helps lift DePaul over Seton Hall

Stonewall’s career-high 29 helps lift DePaul over Seton Hall

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

February 9, 2020

The 14th ranked DePaul women's basketball team is in the midst of the toughest stretch of their Big East schedule with four of their last six games on the road. After Friday's triumph over St. John's, the Blue Demons turned to South Orange, New Jersey to take on Seton Hall. The Blue Demons embraced the...

DePaul overcomes a 16-point deficit, topples St. John’s on the road

DePaul overcomes a 16-point deficit, topples St. John’s on the road

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

February 7, 2020

DePaul vs St. John's was bound to be a firecracker of a match this season. In the first matchup at McGrath-Phillips Arena on Jan. 12, St. John's guard-heavy attack lead by Qadashah Hoppie fell short of DePaul behind a balanced scoring attack by a thin margin of 74-69. St. John's looked primed to get...

Kelly Campbell wins Big East player of the week

Kelly Campbell wins Big East player of the week

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

February 3, 2020

While sitting unmatched on top of the Big East standings, the 20-3 (10-1) DePaul women’s basketball team has now found back-to-back representation in the Player of the Week award for the conference with senior guard Kelly Campbell winning this weeks award after Lexi Held took home the prize last w...

DePaul women’s basketball junior guard regains confidence on team

DePaul women’s basketball junior guard regains confidence on team

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

February 3, 2020

Playing well can be linked to plenty of factors; scoring a bunch of points, playing a lot and being a good defender are all reasons to having good games that translate into productive seasons. But having the ability to do all of that at a high level is connected to having confidence in your skill set. ...

Kelly Campbell’s triple-double leads DePaul past Providence

Kelly Campbell’s triple-double leads DePaul past Providence

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

February 2, 2020

After catching their first loss of Big East play at the hands of Creighton on Friday, redemption was in order for DePaul and head coach Doug Bruno as they hosted Providence on Sunday. The Blue Demons pulled a ten-point lead at halftime into a 93-71 win behind a triple-double from senior Kelly Campbell.  ...

DePaul suffers first Big East loss to the hands of Creighton

DePaul suffers first Big East loss to the hands of Creighton

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 31, 2020

DePaul entered their matchup against Creighon on Friday at Wintrust Arena rocking a 10-game winning streak, a perfect 9-0 in the Big East and winning those games by an average of 14.3 points per game. So, it is fair to say that the Blue Demons felt confident heading into their second matchup against Cr...

Lexi Held named Big East Player of the Week after two-game homestand

Lexi Held named Big East Player of the Week after two-game homestand

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 27, 2020

Sophomore guard Lexi Held was named Big East Player of the Week for the first time in her young DePaul career on Monday.  Held helped lead the Blue Demons to two wins this past weekend while averaging 20 points, six rebounds and three assists in wins against Villanova and Georgetown. Held also shot...

All five starters score in double figures as DePaul routes Georgetown

All five starters score in double figures as DePaul routes Georgetown

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 26, 2020

All five starters scored in double figures as DePaul lead by 30 midway through the third quarter en route to a 92-66 win over Georgetown. With the win, the Blue Demons improved to 19-2 and 9-0 in conference play.  The first quarter was lighting fast for the Blue Demons who after a close start, went on...

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