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DePaul senior quietly playing key role

DePaul senior quietly playing key role

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

For some athletes, basketball can be about lighting up the stat sheet, driving down the lane with the fanciest euro-step or even being deemed as the biggest name on their team. One athlete who prioritizes doing the little things and whatever it takes for her team to win, though, is se...

DePaul holds off St John’s in defensive battle for third straight win

DePaul holds off St John’s in defensive battle for third straight win

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019

On a cold, snowy Friday night in Chicago, No. 24/24 DePaul (13-5, 4-2 Big East) defeated St. John’s (8-9, 1-5 Big East) 73-64 to extend its winning streak to three games in what was DePaul’s first of only two home games at McGrath-Phillips Arena in January. Both junior forward Chante Stonewall and sen...

Freshmen duo showing they belong

Freshmen duo showing they belong

Lawrence Kraymer, Assistant Sports Editor

January 14, 2019

DePaul women’s basketball has been a perennial powerhouse in the NCAA for years. Having won six consecutive Big East regular-season championships and two straight Big East tournament championships, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno has created a program that attracts some of the best young players in the...

No. 20 Marquette blows past No. 24 DePaul 96-63

No. 20 Marquette blows past No. 24 DePaul 96-63

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

January 5, 2019

Same date, same result. For the second straight season on Jan. 4, No. 20 Marquette jumped all over DePaul in the first quarter, this time outscoring them 29-9 en route to an empathic 96-63 victory over No.24 DePaul (10-5) Friday night, avenging a 35-point loss to the Blue Demons in the Big East Cha...

DePaul closes out 2018 with win over Providence

DePaul closes out 2018 with win over Providence

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 31, 2018

After a tough lose to begin conference play against Creighton on Saturday, No. 19/20 DePaul rebounded with an 88-62 win over Providence Monday afternoon at McGrath-Phillips Arena. The Blue Demons were spearheaded by senior Mart’e Grays, who had 19 points and a career high 14 rebounds. Freshmen guard...

Creighton upsets DePaul in Big East opener

Creighton upsets DePaul in Big East opener

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 29, 2018

Beginning their quest for their sixth-consecutive Big East regular-season title, No. 19/20 DePaul Women’s Basketball did not get off to the start they were hoping for as they were as the Blue Jays came into McGrath-Phillips Arena and upset Blue Demons 85-82 Saturday night. After having a week off...

DePaul closes out non-conference play with win over Loyola

DePaul closes out non-conference play with win over Loyola

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

December 21, 2018

DePaul (9-3) headed into the Christmas break on a high note winning their fifth straight game with a 102-76 victory over Loyola at the Gentile Center Thursday night. The Blue Demons finished with seven players in double figures, led by junior forward Chante Stonewall who had 14 points. That marked ...

DePaul wins fourth straight as Doug Bruno coaches following surgery

DePaul wins fourth straight as Doug Bruno coaches following surgery

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

December 18, 2018

After undergoing back surgery last Tuesday, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno returned to the sidelines Monday night as No. 20/18 DePaul won their fourth straight game with a 95-73 victory over Tennessee State at McGrath-Phillips Arena. Eight different players scored for DePaul, while 11 players saw meaningful t...

Doug Bruno undergoes successful back surgery

Doug Bruno undergoes successful back surgery

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 15, 2018

DePaul women’s basketball coach Doug Bruno, who has paced the DePaul sidelines for the past 33 seasons, might be forced out of action after undergoing successful back surgery on Tuesday. "I should know (more) as the days move along," Bruno said to the Daily Herald. According to details inclu...

DePaul extends contract of women’s soccer coach Erin Chastain

DePaul extends contract of women’s soccer coach Erin Chastain

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 12, 2018

After 12 successful seasons with the program, DePaul women's soccer coach Erin Chastain will be walking the sideline for the foreseeable future. On Tuesday, DePaul athletics announced they are extending Chastain’s contract through the 2023 season. In her 12 seasons as head coach, she has led the ...

Trio of Blue Demons receive weekly awards

Trio of Blue Demons receive weekly awards

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

December 10, 2018

After a 4-1 week between the men's and women's basketball teams, their presence was felt on the weekly awards list announced Monday with a trio of players among the two team honored. After a strong week of play, senior forward Femi Olujobi, who is in his first season with DePaul, was named to this ...

DePaul holds off Oklahoma for third straight win

DePaul holds off Oklahoma for third straight win

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018

NORMAN, Okla. -- In what was the fifth game ever played between No. 20/17 DePaul and Oklahoma on Sunday afternoon, but third in the last year and a half, the Blue Demons left the Lloyd Noble Center victorious with an 87-76 win and survived a third quarter scare to improve to 7-3 this season. Senior f...

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