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DePaul races past Georgetown into Big East Tournament championship game

DePaul races past Georgetown into Big East Tournament championship game

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

In all sports, especially basketball, when a team is hot, they are hot. That was the case Monday night for DePaul (25-7; 15-3 Big East) as they cruised over the Georgetown Hoyas (15-15; 9-9 Big East) 85-53 in the Big East Tournament semifinals to extend their winning streak to five games and advance...

DePaul Georgetown square off in Big East Tournament semifinal

DePaul Georgetown square off in Big East Tournament semifinal

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 5, 2018

DePaul’s quest for a third Big East Tournament title in five years continues Monday night, with a semifinal matchup against Georgetown at Wintrust Arena. DePaul overcame a sluggish second quarter to pull away from Seton Hall for a 78-52 victory Sunday evening, behind 21 points and 10 rebounds from...

Styles change, but “Bruno Ball” remains

Styles change, but “Bruno Ball” remains

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018

Long before the Golden State Warriors dominated the NBA, Doug Bruno and his DePaul Blue Demons experienced success with a unique style of play that they continue to use today. “DePaul Ball,” a term coined by television analyst LaChina Robinson, emphasizes 3-point shooting, floor spacing and an ...

Big second half lifts DePaul to semifinals of the Big East Tournament

Big second half lifts DePaul to semifinals of the Big East Tournament

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

DePaul (24-7; 15-3 Big East) opened up their first game of the Big East Tournament with a decisive 78-52 victory over the Seton Hall Pirates (16-15; 7-11 Big East) on Sunday night at Wintrust Arena to advance to the semifinals. Despite shooting just 39.2 percent from the field and 31.8 percent from behind...

Three Blue Demons earn Big East hardware

Three Blue Demons earn Big East hardware

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 28, 2018

It's not surprising that the 2017-2018 Big East co-regular season champion DePaul Blue Demons have representation all over the All-Big East First Team selections for women's basketball. The conference announced today that Blue Demon sophomore guard Kelly Campbell and junior forward Mart'e Grays are ...

Millender earns spot on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Millender earns spot on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 26, 2018

DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball junior guard Ashton Millender is on quite a roll. For the second week in a row, her stellar play has earned her a spot on the Big East Weekly Honor Roll. Millender was instrumental in helping the Blue Demons clinch their fifth consecutive Big East Conference...

DePaul makes it five straight regular season titles

DePaul makes it five straight regular season titles

Andrew Hattersly, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2018

For the fifth consecutive season, DePaul (23-7; 15-3 Big East), captured at least a share of the Big East regular season title with a 72-68 win over Seton Hall (15-14; 7-11 Big East) Sunday afternoon. This is the first time in the 44-year history of the program that the Blue Demons have won five league...

DePaul makes final push for regular season title

DePaul makes final push for regular season title

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

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