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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...

Art of the handshake

Art of the handshake

March 4, 2019

Imagine this: You’re sitting down on the icy bleachers of Wish Field, the portrait of St. Vinny staring you down and the roar of the train in the background. You’re focused on the feel of the Windy City’s breeze slapping you in the face when you see it- right there in the outfield. A dance, mayb...

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...

DePaul blows by Xavier 81-48 for 20th win of the season

DePaul blows by Xavier 81-48 for 20th win of the season

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 23, 2019

On the last Friday night home game of the regular season, DePaul women’s basketball (20-7, 11-4 Big East) defeated Xavier (11-15, 2-13 Big East) by a final score of 81-48 at Wintrust Arena in the South Loop to extend its winning streak to five games and clinch the program’s 12th consecutive 20-win season....

Lexi Held receives third Big East freshman of the week honor

Lexi Held receives third Big East freshman of the week honor

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

February 18, 2019

Continuing her strong play over the weekend, freshman Lexi Held was awarded her third Big East freshman of the week award on Monday. Held, averaged 22 points per game on 50 percent shooting from the field and 43.8 percent from the 3-point line in two wins against Seton Hall on Friday and St. John’s...

Improved timing and chemistry have been keys to late season resurgence for DePaul

Improved timing and chemistry have been keys to late season resurgence for DePaul

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

After storming back in the second half against Marquette, DePaul picked up right where they left off with complete offensive performance against Villanova. While they had to weather some offensive droughts en route to a 76-71 victory over Georgetown on Sunday afternoon, there were still plenty of positives...

Mart’e Grays, Kelly Campbell honored Monday

Mart’e Grays, Kelly Campbell honored Monday

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

February 11, 2019

Following a pair of wins at home against Georgetown and Villanova, two players from the DePaul women’s basketball team received recognition for their play from the past week and this season in senior forward Mart’e Grays and junior guard Kelly Campbell. Grays was awarded Big East player of the wee...

Grays emphasizes focusing and finishing en route to career-night against Villanova

Grays emphasizes focusing and finishing en route to career-night against Villanova

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

February 10, 2019

In search of a dominating and a consistent performance throughout the entire 40 minutes, DePaul senior forward Mart’e Grays delivered it against Villanova on Friday night in a 93-70 DePaul win. Grays had her best game to date in a DePaul jersey, setting her new career high in points, with 31 points,...

Grays sets career-high in points as DePaul rolls over Villanova

Grays sets career-high in points as DePaul rolls over Villanova

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 9, 2019

DePaul (16-7, 7-4 Big East) defeated Villanova (15-8, 6-6 Big East) 93-70 on Friday night at McGrath-Phillips Arena in the annual Play4Kay Game that only featured three lead changes and two ties. Senior forward Mart’e Grays had career-highs in both points scored and total field goals made with 31 ...

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