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Former DePaul women’s basketball players carving out their own path in the WNBA

Former DePaul women’s basketball players carving out their own path in the WNBA

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 5, 2020

When James Wade was an assistant coach for the San Antonio Silver Stars, a team in the WNBA, he spotted a special player during a watch game — Allie Quigley. But the timing just wasn’t right.  “She was playing on my watch team in San Antonio and my wife [was] telling me how good she was,” ...

Even with no NCAA tournament, DePaul women’s basketball’s season had plenty of accomplishments

Even with no NCAA tournament, DePaul women’s basketball’s season had plenty of accomplishments

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 27, 2020

After DePaul won the Big East regular season and tournament title this past season, the Blue Demons have now won six conference regular-season and tournament titles since 2013 — when the conference went to 10 teams. But the Blue Demons’ success in women’s basketball dates back to the early 2000s, ...

Big East to cancel all spring sports competition

Big East to cancel all spring sports competition

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

The Big East athletic conference is canceling all spring sports for the remainder of the season, they announced in a press release on Thursday afternoon. This decision to cancel comes after the NCAA made the decision earlier to cancel its spring and winter championships.  Earlier today, the Big East men’s basketba...

DePaul triumphs over Marquette to win third straight conference crown

DePaul triumphs over Marquette to win third straight conference crown

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 9, 2020

The DePaul women’s basketball team won the Big East Tournament final just like how they had won 27 other games this season, together. It was a balanced attack that saw sophomore guard Lexi Held score 31, as seniors Chante Stonewall and Kelly Campbell poured in 22 and 16 each. DePaul’s all-out def...

DePaul women’s basketball will play for Big East Tournament title

DePaul women’s basketball will play for Big East Tournament title

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 8, 2020

DePaul always knew that they’d get every team’s best shot down the stretch of the grueling Big East tournament. When they got that, they also knew they would need to respond with their best play. Yet when it gets down to the Big East tournament, teams tend to trade blows back and forth and that...

DePaul survives Seton Hall, advances to tournament final

DePaul survives Seton Hall, advances to tournament final

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 8, 2020

DePaul always knew that they’d get every team’s best shot down the stretch of the grueling Big East tournament. When they got that, they also knew they would need to respond with their best play. Yet when it gets down to the Big East tournament, teams tend to trade blows back and forth and that...

DePaul women fire on all cylinders in Big East tournament quarterfinal

DePaul women fire on all cylinders in Big East tournament quarterfinal

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 7, 2020

After two straight losses, the DePaul women’s basketball team was desperate to get back on the court, and there is certainly no better place to get back on track than in the quarter-final of the Big East tournament.  Just under a week separated a regular-season closing loss to Marquette to the 97-...

DePaul women receive Big East season honors

DePaul women receive Big East season honors

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

With the 2020 Women’s Big East Tournament just 48 hours away, the host and no. 1 seed DePaul Blue Demons took home a plethora of the yearly Big East awards on Wednesday, including a senior forward Chante Stonewall appearance on the All-Big East First Team On top of receiving first-team honors, Stone...

DePaul women’s basketball aims to win third-straight Big East Tournament title

DePaul women’s basketball aims to win third-straight Big East Tournament title

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

When: March 6-9 Where: Wintrust Arena Stakes: Winner goes to the NCAA Tournament Narratives The contract between DePaul and the Big East to host the tournament at Wintrust is ending after this year. Villanova and Creighton are potential teams that could play DePaul in the semifinals, th...

DePaul women’s basketball succeeds, but where is the campus support?

DePaul women’s basketball succeeds, but where is the campus support?

Abbas Dahodwala, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2020

Six women’s basketball division one college teams have made the NCAA tournament 16 or more years in a row. Would it surprise the average DePaul student that our own women’s team has made the tournament 17 years in a row? Would it surprise the average DePaul student that the same team has won the...

DePaul women’s basketball drops consecutive games for first time all season

DePaul women’s basketball drops consecutive games for first time all season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

n, DePaul was firing on all cylinders which allowed them to get off to a 15-1 conference start. But in the Blue Demons’ last two games, against Villanova and Marquette, the offense has struggled to shoot from deep and contain the opposing team from scoring in bunches, which has resulted in two consec...

DePaul loses second straight game in 90-82 loss to Marquette

DePaul loses second straight game in 90-82 loss to Marquette

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

For most of the 2019-2020 season, DePaul was hitting on all cylinders which allowed them to get off to a 15-1 conference start. But in the Blue Demons’ last two games,  against Villanova and Marquette, the offense has struggled to shoot from deep and contain the opposing team from scoring in bunches wh...

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