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Big East Tournament: No. 2 DePaul survives against No. 3 Villanova

Ben Gartland

March 10, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

[slideshow_deploy id='10272'] It became apparent early in the first half that junior forward Megan Podkowa was going to be the one that No. 2 DePaul would rely on down the stretch as they faced No. 3 Villanova in the Big East semifinals. Her 22 points and ten rebounds played a large part in the slow-tempo...

Big East Tournament: Villanova stomps Butler to set up third meeting with DePaul women’s basketball

Matthew Paras

March 9, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Villanova raced out to a 12-0 lead against Butler and it was smooth sailing from there on out. Katerhine Coyer scored 16 points and Alex Louin had 15 as No. 3 seed Villanova set up a third meeting with DePaul women's basketball Sunday with a 70-49 win over Butler at Allstate Arena. Villanova (19-12)...

Semi-Sweet: DePaul women’s basketball advances over Xavier in the Big East tournament

Matthew Paras

March 8, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Having a week off in between games before their first game in the Big East tournament, there was no let down for DePaul women’s basketball in terms of energy. From the first few minutes of Sunday’s game against Xavier, it was apparent that the Blue Demons’ signature speed and pace would be just...

Big East Tournament: No. 4 St. John’s holds on to beat No. 5 Creighton 57-54

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

For the third time in four seasons, Creighton’s season came to a close at the hand of St. John’s. The Jays held the lead for most of the game but could not keep St. John’s at bay as the Red Storm got over the hump and took the victory 57-54. “It should us that we were able to withstand blues,”...

Big East Tournament: No. 8 Marquette squeaks by No. 9 Providence 78-75

Ben Gartland

March 7, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With a history of fouling issues, Marquette senior center Chelsie Butler’s textbook defensive block could not have come at a better time for the Eagles. With less than ten seconds left and Marquette up 76-75, Providence senior guard Karin Robinson drove into the lane and put up a shot, but Butler...

Brittany Hrynko named Big East women’s basketball Player of the Year

Brittany Hrynko named Big East women’s basketball Player of the Year

Ben Gartland

March 3, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Senior guard Brittany Hrynko capped off her final regular season at DePaul Sunday by cutting down the nets after a win over Marquette gave them a share of the Big East Conference title. Two days later, she was honored individually as Big East Player of the Year for playing a large part in leading DePaul to the title. This is the first time a DePaul play...

DePaul women’s basketball grabs share of Big East title with win over Marquette

Ben Gartland

March 2, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With just over a minute to go, head coach Doug Bruno called a timeout and subbed out senior guard Centrese McGee, followed a few seconds later by fellow senior guard Brittany Hrynko. The seniors received an ovation with a comfortable lead that had been in doubt earlier in the game, but the Blue Demons prevailed and won...

Spectator sport: Injured Megan Rogowski of DePaul women’s basketball sits out on senior day

Spectator sport: Injured Megan Rogowski of DePaul women’s basketball sits out on senior day

Savannah Fish

March 1, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

“I really thought that I made it to the end of my career. I really thought I was going to get away with it, but it caught me,” women’s basketball guard and DePaul senior Megan Rogowski said. Read More »...

DePaul women’s basketball beats Creighton 78-76

DePaul women’s basketball beats Creighton 78-76

Ben Gartland

February 22, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With DePaul’s struggles in closing out close games, their game at Creighton was looking like it would take the same path. After cutting the deficit closer and closer in the second half, the Jays got to within two with 44 seconds to play and looked to get the final push needed to take the lead that had eluded them all second half. Rea...

Coach Doug Bruno of DePaul women’s basketball selected again for Olympics

Coach Doug Bruno of DePaul women’s basketball selected again for Olympics

Ashley Holden

February 15, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

For the last 28 seasons the DePaul women’s basketball team has been led by head coach Doug Bruno. His passion for the game and for his players is clear by the way he runs his tight-knit team and the time he takes to build players throughout their years at DePaul. Bruno’s coaching talent and passion for women’s basketball has been honored in many...

Commentary: DePaul suffers another close loss as Seton Hall takes first place in Big East

Commentary: DePaul suffers another close loss as Seton Hall takes first place in Big East

Matthew Paras

February 15, 2015


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

A furious Doug Bruno used Friday’s post-game press conference to vent about his team’s lack of execution after DePaul lost another close game. The Blue Demons head coach’s hands were flailing and his voice got louder the longer he talked. Read More »...

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