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FILE-Head coach Doug Bruno yelling out to his players during the game against Marquette. The Blue Demons shot just 38 percent from the field in their Big East finale.

DePaul women’s basketball looks to bounce back next year after disappointing end to 2020-21 season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 31, 2021

Winning has become a staple of the DePaul women’s basketball program. At this point, it’s an expectation that the Blue Demons will win at least 75 percent of their regular-season games.  For 18...

DePaul junior guard Sonya Morris looks to drive past a Villanova defender on Monday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul women’s basketball to play all home games at Wintrust Arena starting next yar

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor May 19, 2021

The DePaul women’s basketball team has a new home, as DePaul athletics has announced that the team will be moving permanently to Wintrust Arena starting in the 2021-22 season. The Blue Demons had...

DePaul junior guard Sonya Morris looks to drive past a Villanova defender on Monday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul will feature in Paradise Jam tournament next season

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor May 10, 2021

The DePaul women’s basketball team is one of eight teams set to compete in the Paradise Jam tournament in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands next season. The three-day tournament will run from Nov. 25-27,...

DePaul junior guard Sonya Morris goes up for a layup against Kentucky on Wednesday.

DePaul’s season ends with 100-91 loss to Drake in WNIT

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor March 20, 2021

DePaul’s season ended on a whimper as they lost 100-91 to the Drake Bulldogs in the consolation bracket side of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The Blue Demons were looking to make amends...

DePaul senior guard Deja Church drives to the rim during a game against Butler on Monday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul comes up short against Saint Louis in first round of WNIT

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor March 19, 2021

DePaul saw its hopes of making the NCAA Tournament slip away after losing four out of its last five games to end the season -- including a first round exit from the Big East Tournament. As a result,...

DePaul junior guard Sonya Morris walks off the court disappointed during the Blue Demons' 83-72 loss to Creighton on Saturday at Wintrust Arena

DePaul misses out on NCAA Tournament for first time since 2002

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor March 15, 2021

For the first time since 2002, the DePaul women’s basketball team failed to make the NCAA Tournament. The team was on the bubble ever since they were knocked out of the Big East Tournament by the...

 DePaul sophomore forward Jorie Allen is looking to grab a rebound against Seton Hall on Feb. 15 at Wintrust Arena.

From Indiana to DePaul: Jorie Allen just beginning to make her mark at Lincoln Park

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 7, 2021

For some basketball players, they are the first in their family to play in college. But sophomore forward Jorie Allen is continuing her family’s basketball legacy.  Allen, who is a starter on the...

DePaul junior guard Lexi Held looks to go past a Villanova defender on Jan. 4 at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul falls short to Villanova, 78-72, in quarterfinals of Big East Tournament

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor March 6, 2021

Having lost three out of the last four games to end the regular season, DePaul was hoping to rediscover some of its magic against Villanova in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament.  The last...

DePaul senior guard Deja Church drives to the rim during a game against Butler on Monday at Wintrust Arena.

Butler upsets No. 25 DePaul, 86-81, to close out regular season

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor March 1, 2021

DePaul was seeking to finish the regular season on a strong note as they took on the Butler Bulldogs at Wintrust Arena. However, Butler had other ideas as the Bulldogs snapped a 20-game losing streak against...

 DePaul senior guard Deja Church looks to take a charge against Marquette on Wednesday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul gets back to winning ways after concerning two-game losing streak

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2021

The DePaul Blue Demons snapped their two-game losing streak when they beat the Providence Friars, 75-49. The win put a nice cap on what was an otherwise frustrating week. Prior to the win against Providence,...

DePaul guard Dee Bekelja drives to the rim past a Xavier defender on Wednesday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul snaps two-game losing streak with 75-49 win over Providence

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor February 27, 2021

DePaul went into the game against the Providence Friars with a bit of a chip on their shoulder following back-to-back home defeats. The Blue Demons are not accustomed to being on the losing side of...

DePaul junior guard Sonya Morris takes a jump shot against Marquette on Wednesday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul falls to Marquette 85-71 for second consecutive loss

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor February 24, 2021

For the first time this season, DePaul suffered back-to-back losses as they fell to the Marquette Golden Eagles 85-71 at Wintrust Arena. The Blue Demons were hoping for a bounce back performance following...

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