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Campbell takes official visit, DePaul signs two recruits

Campbell takes official visit, DePaul signs two recruits

Paul Steeno

November 13, 2017


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

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Women’s basketball drops opener to Northern Colorado

Women’s basketball drops opener to Northern Colorado

Garret Neal

November 11, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

On the day that happened to be the first snow fall of the year, the women’s basketball team tipped-off their season with a matchup against the Bears of Northern Colorado University who defeated the Demons 94-88.  The starters announced to the crowd at McGrath-Philips Arena matched the starters brought...

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Andrew Hattersley

November 10, 2017


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

After 36 years at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, the Blue Demons finally opened up their new arena in the South Loop just next to McCormick Place on Cermak Avenue. The arena has already held some events including a Bob Dylan and Chicago concert, exhibition games against IU Northwest a week prior to...

DePaul women beat Saint Xavier in exhibition at Wintrust

DePaul women beat Saint Xavier in exhibition at Wintrust

Garret Neal

November 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Following a thwomping of IU Northwest from DePaul’s men’s team, the women’s team followed suit with a 128-77 win over the Saint Xavier Cougars on Nov. 5.  After the starters for the Cougars where announced to the tune of the Star Wars empire theme, DePaul’s starters came running out as red and...

Wintrust to host women’s Big East Tournament 2018-2020

Wintrust to host women’s Big East Tournament 2018-2020

Garret Neal

October 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Wintrust Arena added to the list of events it is hosting when it was announced last Tuesday that the women’s Big East tournament for the next three seasons would be held there. Since the conferences realignment, the event has been hosted at Allstate Arena in 2014 and 2015, McGrath-Phillips Arena in 2016...

Open Season: DePaul hosts open practice at Wintrust Arena

Open Season: DePaul hosts open practice at Wintrust Arena

Garret Neal and Paul Steeno

October 16, 2017


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

Sheets of rain fell out of the sky without end, but the spirits of the Blue Demon faithful were not dampened as they waited for the first public event at Wintrust Arena since completion.  On Saturday DePaul held a free event to show off the new home of DePaul Basketball.  The day was highlighted by ...

Women’s basketball 2017-18 schedule

Women’s basketball 2017-18 schedule

Garret Neal

September 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

With the release of their Big East schedule this weekend, the full women’s basketball schedule is available.  DePaul is coming off a 26-7 record, second round exit in the NCAA tournament and a record  fourth consecutive Big East regular season title.  The Demon’s open the 2017-18 season at McGrath-Phill...

Jessica January named NCAA Woman of the Year finalist

Jessica January named NCAA Woman of the Year finalist

Garret Neal

September 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Recent DePaul graduate and basketball player Jessica January has been named one of 30 finalists for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Out of an original field of 543 school nominations, 145 were selected by conferences and an independent selection committee.  Of those, 10 each were selected from Division I, II and III. The a...

Coach Bruno shakes up his coaching staff for 2017-18 season

Coach Bruno shakes up his coaching staff for 2017-18 season

Shane Rene

September 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Much like the Dave Leitao and the men’s basketball program, women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno is shaking up his coaching staff for the 2017-18 season, bringing in youth and shuffling familiar faces into new roles.    Bruno announced Friday, Sept. 15 that Lisa Ryckbosch will spend the season on th...

Women’s basketball adds Jasmine Lister to coaching staff

Women’s basketball adds Jasmine Lister to coaching staff

Shane Rene

June 1, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul's women's basketball team announced Thursday that former WNBA player Jasmine Lister will replace Bart Brooks on Doug Bruno's coaching staff. After 11 years with the Blue Demons, Brooks will leave DePaul for Belmont University in Nashville, Tennesee, where he recently accepted a head coaching...

Wintrust Arena, DePaul to host 2019 NCAA women’s basketball regional

Wintrust Arena, DePaul to host 2019 NCAA women’s basketball regional

Ben Gartland

April 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Wintrust Arena will be one of four regional sites for the 2019 NCAA women's basketball tournament, the NCAA announced on Tuesday. DePaul will be the host-serving institution, which will mark the first time they've hosted an NCAA tournament game since 2012, when Allstate Arena served as the host site...

WNBA Draft: Jessica January drafted by Connecticut Sun

WNBA Draft: Jessica January drafted by Connecticut Sun

Ben Gartland

April 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball guard Jessica January was drafted 28th overall by the Connecticut Sun in the 3rd round of the WNBA Draft on Thursday. "I was watching it on TV with my teammates Meri Bennett-Swanson and Megan Waldron, Eli Cain of the men's team, and coach Doug Bruno," January said. "When...

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