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DePaul makes final push for regular season title

DePaul makes final push for regular season title

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Seeking their fifth consecutive Big East regular season title, the Blue Demons (21-7, 13-3 Big East) hit the road this weekend to play their final two games before the Big East tournament begins on Mar. 3. First up for the Blue Demons will be the St. John’s Red Storm (16-11, 9-7 Big East) on Fri...

Seniors end career at home with win

Seniors end career at home with win

Andrew Hattersly and Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

There was a special feeling in the building as DePaul honored three seniors, Amarah Coleman, Lauren Prochaska and Rebekah Dahlman Sunday afternoon at McGrath-Phillips Arena in their final home game of the year. The Blue Demons avenged an earlier loss to Villanova edging the Wildcats 71-66 to close out senior day ...

Women split final weekend homestand

Women split final weekend homestand

Evan Sully, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons (20-7, 12-3 Big East) fell to the Georgetown Hoyas (12-13, 7-8 Big East) 86-85 in the final seconds on Friday night in a game that turned out to be a heartbreaking loss, ending the Blue Demons’ six game winning streak. Hoyas’ Dionna White and Cynthia Petke were no match for...

Blue Demons beat Villanova on senior day

Blue Demons beat Villanova on senior day

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons (21-7, 13-3 Big East) capped off senior day and their final home game of the regular season on Sunday afternoon with a 71-66 victory over the the Villanova Wildcats (20-7, 10-6 Big East) to keep them tied for the No. 1 ranking in the Big East standings. Initially, the path to this win was fairly b...

Blue Demons look to close out home schedule against Georgetown and Villanova

Blue Demons look to close out home schedule against Georgetown and Villanova

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Sitting on a six game winning streak and having won nine of their last 10 games, the Blue Demons (20-6, 12-2 Big East) are back home this weekend for their final home stand of the regular season, seeking to retain their rank at the top of the Big East standings. First up for the Blue Demons will b...

Blue Demon win streak reaches six with win over Xavier

Blue Demon win streak reaches six with win over Xavier

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

When the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team practices again at McGrath-Phillips Arena they may present a fire hazard at the facility because the team is on such a hot streak right now. With a 73-72 victory over the Xavier Musketeers (9-17; 2-13) in Cincinnati on Sunday afternoon, the Blue Demons...

History repeats itself: Bruno collects 700th win in a familiar place

History repeats itself: Bruno collects 700th win in a familiar place

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — Just over two years ago, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno won his 600th game with a win over Butler at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Friday night, history repeated itself as a Bruno picked up win No. 700 following an 86-68 victory over Butler, adding another chapter to an already storied coaching...

Bruno looks for 700th career win at Butler

Bruno looks for 700th career win at Butler

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

For what appears to be a regular two-game road trip for the Blue Demons (18-6, 10-2 Big East), a lot is at stake for the top team in the Big East. Head Coach Doug Bruno, who’s held the position for the Blue Demons since 1988 after a two-year stint as the team’s head coach from 1976 to 1978, i...

Grays named Big East Player of the Week

Grays named Big East Player of the Week

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

It seems fitting that during a week when the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team (18-6; 10-2 Big East) went 3-0 and vaulted to the top of the Big East standings, that one of their players would earn the Big East Player of the Week designation. Junior forward Mart'e Grays averaged 17 points and...

Grays’ big night lifts DePaul to win

Grays’ big night lifts DePaul to win

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


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

Coming off an important win against Marquette, DePaul (17-6, 9-2 Big East) continued their hot streak Friday night in a decisive 77-67 home victory over Creighton (13-9, 7-5 Big East) to keep them on top in conference play. Despite only making 25 percent of their 3-point attempts, the Blue Demons shot ...

DePaul caps off home stand with 81-47 win over Providence

DePaul caps off home stand with 81-47 win over Providence

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Blue Demons (18-6, 10-2 Big East) capped off a three-game home stand on Sunday afternoon by blowing out the Providence Friars (9-16, 2-11 Big East) 81-47 to move one game ahead of the Marquette Golden Eagles atop the Big East standings.  Rim awareness on both the defensive and offense glass carried th...

DePaul beats Creighton despite poor shooting effort

DePaul beats Creighton despite poor shooting effort

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Coming off an important win over Marquette Monday night, the Blue Demons (17-6, 9-2 Big East) continued their hot streak Friday with a decisive 77-67 home victory over the Creighton Blue Jays (13-9, 7-5 Big East) to stay No. 1 in the Big East. Despite only making 25 percent of their 3-point attempts, the Bl...

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