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Game preview: Women’s basketball looks to continue winning ways in first round of NCAA Tournament

Game preview: Women’s basketball looks to continue winning ways in first round of NCAA Tournament

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

After taking home the Big East Conference Tournament trophy for the second year in a row, No. 24/23 DePaul (26-7) is going dancing in the 2019 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament for the 17th consecutive season, and will take on the Missouri Valley Conference champion Missouri State (23-9) in the fir...

Blue Demons celebrate 17th straight year in NCAA Tournament

Blue Demons celebrate 17th straight year in NCAA Tournament

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 19, 2019

DePaul celebrated 16 straight NCAA Tournament selections prior to Monday, but none were quite like No. 17 after the NCAA Women’s bracket was accidentally leaked on ESPNU hours before the 6 p.m CT Selection Show was set to take place. DePaul, who punched its ticket with a dramatic 74-73 victory over...

DePaul and Marquette push each other to higher level of play

DePaul and Marquette push each other to higher level of play

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

When the term “rivalry” gets thrown around in the game basketball, fans and spectators often hear about historic matchups between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics, or even Duke-North Carolina. One rivalry that has elevated over the past few seasons, or at least in the Big East Confer...

Photo gallery: Blue Demons punch ticket to tournament with comeback victory against Marquette

Photo gallery: Blue Demons punch ticket to tournament with comeback victory against Marquette

Alexa Sandler

March 13, 2019

After struggling through the first two games of the Big East Tournament, junior forward Chante Stonewall bounced back in a big way Tuesday night with a game-high 28 points that also included a game-winning 3-point play with just five seconds remaining to propel DePaul to its fourth Big East Tournament...

Chante Stonewall sends DePaul back to NCAA Tournament with game-winning 3-point play

Chante Stonewall sends DePaul back to NCAA Tournament with game-winning 3-point play

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 13, 2019

Just like they have many times before, DePaul and Marquette produced an instant classic Tuesday night that will go down as one of the more memorable games played in this long and storied rivalry.With the game hanging in the balance in the final few seconds, DePaul junior forward Chante Stonewall conver...

DePaul and Marquette meet again in the Big East Tournament championship game.

DePaul and Marquette meet again in the Big East Tournament championship game.

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 12, 2019

After 18 conference games and two games apiece for Marquette and DePaul in Big East Tournament, the two foes will meet once again. DePaul (25-7; 14-4 Big East) and Marquette (26-6; 15-3 Big East) will play for an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament Tuesday night for the third straight season. This...

DePaul advances to Big East Tournament championship game with comeback victory over Creighton

DePaul advances to Big East Tournament championship game with comeback victory over Creighton

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

For the third year in a row, No. 24 DePaul (25-7, 14-4 Big East) will take on No. 17 Marquette (26-6, 15-3 Big East)  in the Big East Tournament Championship Game after winning its 10th consecutive game with an 80-69 victory over Creighton on Monday evening’s semifinal game at the Wintrust Arena. Fuel...

Junior guard quietly leads team to success

Junior guard quietly leads team to success

Biana Cseke, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

Kelly Campbell can best be described in three words: selfless, driven and competitive. That’s what her coach and teammate say about her, as she doesn’t necessarily like to talk about herself. The junior point guard for DePaul’s women’s basketball team has been an asset since joining two yea...

Defense leads the way for DePaul in their victory over Providence in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals

Defense leads the way for DePaul in their victory over Providence in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 10, 2019

The saying that “defense wins championships” never gets old to this day, and especially when you are trying to repeat as Big East Women’s Tournament champions, it starts with playing great defense. For DePaul that is no different in its quest for back-to-back titles and in its current nine game wi...

Blue Demons advance to Big East Tournament semifinals with 85-60 victory over Providence

Blue Demons advance to Big East Tournament semifinals with 85-60 victory over Providence

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 10, 2019

Seeking to win the Big East Tournament championship at the Wintrust Arena for the second year in a row, DePaul (24-7, 14-4 Big East) won its ninth consecutive game by taking down Providence (17-15, 8-10 Big East) by a final score of 85-60 in Sunday night’s quarterfinal matchup. Senior forward Mart...

State of school spirit leaves room for improvement

State of school spirit leaves room for improvement

Brian O'Connell & Allegra Acosta, Contributing Writers

March 4, 2019

DePaul women’s basketball coaching legend Doug Bruno exits the Sullivan Athletic Center, walking south on Sheffield Avenue. Two female DePaul students walk in the opposite direction past Bruno. One of the women says to the other, “That’s the women’s basketball team’s head coach.” The other res...

Blue Demons hit their stride heading into final two games

Blue Demons hit their stride heading into final two games

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Having won six consecutive games, DePaul women’s basketball (21-7, 12-4 Big East) seeks to continue its hot streak on the road against Providence and Creighton this weekend to earn a share the of Big East regular season title. DePaul has won or shared five straight regular season titles and clinched the...

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