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DePaul women’s basketball uses second-half surge to down St. John’s 82-55.

Ben Gartland

February 15, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Less than 48 hours before DePaul took on St. John's, they had just fallen to Seton Hall 81-80 in a game where they gave up the game-winning shot with three seconds left. "There's nothing you can do about it now, we can't get it back," senior guard Brittany Hrynko said following the loss. "We just...

Seton Hall beats DePaul women’s basketball 81-80 in down-to-the-wire thriller

Ben Gartland

February 13, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul head coach Doug Bruno went into the locker room immediately following the game and asked his players who had a chance to stop Seton Hall senior guard Ka-Diedre Simmons from hitting the game-winning running jumper with three seconds to go. Four out of five players that were on the court raised...

Megan Podkowa of DePaul women’s basketball fitting into new role

Megan Podkowa of DePaul women’s basketball fitting into new role

Ashley Holden

February 8, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With a flick of her right wrist, eyes focused on the basket and feet well behind the three-point line, DePaul’s Megan Podkowa let go of the ball in the first half of Sunday’s game against Villanova. The ball gracefully slid into the net as Podkowa watched behind the arc confidently. Read More »...

DePaul women’s basketball prevails 49-47 over Villanova

Matthew Paras

February 2, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Each time DePaul head coach Doug Bruno faces Villanova head coach Harry Perretta, Bruno said he has to decide whether his team will play either fast or slow. Under Perretta, the Wildcats are a team that can dictate the tempo by slowing it down and eating up most of the shot clock. Read More »...

Man with the plan: DePaul Basketball Operations Director Ivan Vujic saves the day

Man with the plan: DePaul Basketball Operations Director Ivan Vujic saves the day

Matthew Paras

February 1, 2015


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

When winter weather hits, Basketball Operations Director Ivan Vujic saves the day Read More »...

Hardly Brittany Hrynko: DePaul women’s basketball senior’s rise to dominance

Hardly Brittany Hrynko: DePaul women’s basketball senior’s rise to dominance

Matthew Paras

February 1, 2015


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

On a down night in between games, DePaul guard Brittany Hrynko relaxed with her teammates. As they celebrated sophomore Jessica January’s birthday, Hrynko took the night in. She ate dinner prepared by her teammate ShaKeya Graves. She and her teammates watched TV and then spent the night dancing. Read More »...

DePaul women’s basketball rains 3-pointers in 93-52 win over Georgetown

Matthew Paras

January 30, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Prior to the Blue Demons matchup against Georgetown, DePaul women’s basketball led the Big East in 3-pointers with 10 per game. On Friday, the Blue Demons hit that mark with 6:43 left in the first half. Simply put, DePaul’s pace was too much for Georgetown to handle. Jessica January scored...

DePaul women’s basketball dominates Providence 90-42.

Ben Gartland

January 25, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women’s basketball opened up their game against Providence with a 27-2 run, setting the game out of each early en route to a 90-42 rout of the Friars. Senior guard Brittany Hrynko tied a career high with eight steals and added 22 points and 9 assists in the victory. Three other Blue Demons...

DePaul women’s basketball dominant in return to McGrath-Phillips Arena

Colin Sallee

January 24, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The scoring came in abundance for DePaul women’s basketball Friday as they dominated the Creighton Bluejays 96-71 at McGrath-Phillips Arena. It was the first home game for the Blue Demons since a two-game road trip on the East Coast. Read More »...

Brooke Schulte of DePaul women’s basketball shines

Brooke Schulte of DePaul women’s basketball shines

Kyle Tyrrell

January 18, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

In her freshman year in 2012, things were looking up for DePaul guard Brooke Schulte. That was until she made a defensive move at practice and heard a loud pop in her knee. Schulte knew right then. Read More »...

Zero to 12: Rapper Drake wears Brittany Hrynko of DePaul women’s basketball gear

Zero to 12: Rapper Drake wears Brittany Hrynko of DePaul women’s basketball gear

Ben Gartland

January 18, 2015


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

On Jan. 8, Grammy award-winning artist Drake put a photo on Instagram of him shooting hoops in his room. It seemed like a normal photo, except for the fact that he was wearing a sweatshirt featuring the last name of DePaul senior point-guard Brittany Hrynko. Read More »...

Doug Bruno of DePaul women’s basketball signs contract extension through 2020

Matthew Paras

January 14, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball head coach Doug Bruno signed a contract extension through the 2019-20 season, the school announced Wednesday. Read More »...

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