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Blue Demons advance to second round of CBI with win against Chippewas

Blue Demons advance to second round of CBI with win against Chippewas

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 20, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Uncategorized

DePaul could have made several excuses that could have curtailed their 100-86 victory against the Central Michigan Chippewas in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational tournament on Wednesday night. McGrath-Phillips Arena not Wintrust Arena. Early deficit. CBI. Who cares, right? "You...

Influence cannot mask the truth

Influence cannot mask the truth

Madi Garner, Contributor Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

In the wake of Hollywood’s #MeToo movement, coupled with #TimesUp, the number of actors, singers, and performers exposed has become exhausting to keep up with. From Bill Cosby to Kevin Spacey, actors blackballed and singers let free, it seems everyone is living in fear that their favorite may be next u...

The bros are back

The bros are back

Carolyn McCabe, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Uncategorized

Whether you like it or not, the Jonas Brothers are back and hotter, and older, than ever. The dynamic trio that stole teenagers’ hearts around the world released a new song this past week called “Sucker,” relaunching their music careers as a unified band. It has been 13 years since their iconic ...

So Long, Wintrust

So Long, Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Richard Bodee, and Alexa Sandler

March 7, 2019


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

It was a heck of a way to go out. If this was the last time that DePaul seniors Femi Olujobi, Eli Cain, and Max Strus play at Wintrust Arena in a DePaul uniform (it'll depend on if DePaul makes a postseason tournament in which case they could host a game), the trio at least went out in style. In a 101-67 stomping of a Georgetown Hoy...

Sullivan Menard is trying to put Alaska basketball on the map

Sullivan Menard is trying to put Alaska basketball on the map

Paul Steeno and Andrew Hattersley

February 25, 2019


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

Sullivan Menard, the latest recruit to pledge his services to the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team, has an A-list story to tell about how the union between himself and DePaul University came about. "My cousin's girlfriend's sister's fiancé is [Blue Demon assistant] coach Shane Heirman," Menard...

Bluejays; Blue Demons: Can DePaul cool off one of nation’s best 3-point shooting teams?

Bluejays; Blue Demons: Can DePaul cool off one of nation’s best 3-point shooting teams?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 20, 2019


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

Blink and it's the end of February and DePaul has three home games left. That third to last home game for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (13-11, 5-8) goes down tonight at 8 at Wintrust Arena against the Creighton Bluejays (13-13, 4-9). Fox Sports Network has television coverage, while...

Villanova wins out in clash of styles

Villanova wins out in clash of styles

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

In an era in which 3-point shooting has become the norm in the NBA and is now starting to transition into the college game, some teams are starting to adopt that strategy while other teams are more hesitant to follow which makes it harder for them to win games. DePaul (12-9; 4-6 Big East) and Villan...

Revenge-minded Blue Demons welcome Providence to Wintrust

Revenge-minded Blue Demons welcome Providence to Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 2, 2019


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

DePaul needs to stop the bleeding after dropping their third-straight contest on Wednesday. The DePaul Blue Demons (11-9; 3-6) next opportunity to do that is today at 1:30 when they welcome the Providence College Friars (13-8; 3-5) to town as the grind of the Big East Conference schedule continues....

Deep freeze won’t stop Blue Demons battle with Villanova Wildcats

Deep freeze won’t stop Blue Demons battle with Villanova Wildcats

January 29, 2019


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

Cold is a criminally inadequate adjective to describe the conditions in Chicago when the DePaul Blue Demons (11-8; 3-5) welcome the Villanova Wildcats (16-4; 7-0) to Wintrust Arena tonight for a 7 p.m. bout. When the feels-like temperature is expected to register in the -40s, even a red-hot Villanova...

If you build it, they still might not come

If you build it, they still might not come

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

There are certainly a lot of questions worth asking about Wintrust Arena, even if few of them have very clear answers. But one thing that is clear is this: the arena itself is pretty awesome. With a little more than 10,000 seats and standing room, you can’t find a bad seat in the house. The upper deck ...

Blue Demons vs. Bulldogs: Can DePaul make it three in a row?

Blue Demons vs. Bulldogs: Can DePaul make it three in a row?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

January 16, 2019


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

DePaul is on a roll. After defeating No. 24 ranked St. John's 79-71 on Saturday in New York, the Blue Demons have now strung together back-to-back wins in Big East Conference play for the first time since January 2015 and have now defeated a ranked opponent for the first time since Feb. 2, 2016 when the...

Brian Pearlman

Brian Pearlman

January 13, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

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