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DePaul men’s basketball knocks off Georgetown 67-65

DePaul men’s basketball knocks off Georgetown 67-65

Ben Gartland

February 22, 2017

A wild ending helped DePaul men's basketball snap a ten-game losing streak as they defeated Georgetown 67-65 on Wednesday night. It was the Blue Demons' (9-19, 2-13 Big East) first road win of the year and effectively ended Georgetown's (14-14, 5-10) chance at an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. In...

No. 21/20 DePaul women’s basketball rolls to 100-69 victory over Butler

No. 21/20 DePaul women’s basketball rolls to 100-69 victory over Butler

Shane René

January 14, 2017

With 21 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s game against Butler (5-12), DePaul (15-4) freshman forward Chante Stonewall knocked down a three-point jump-shot to eclipse 100 points and close out a 100-69 conference win at home. “I thought we came out with a good energy and...

Last-minute heroics lead DePaul men’s basketball over Providence 64-63

Last-minute heroics lead DePaul men’s basketball over Providence 64-63

Evan Rogerson

January 11, 2017

In the final seconds of the game, Providence’s long inbounds pass was tipped away and chased down by Tre’Darius McCallum. Billy Garrett Jr. took the ball in the backcourt, drove left to the basket, and finished a tough reverse layup to tie the game with 4.7 seconds to play. He was fouled on the play...

DePaul men’s basketball falters late in 79-73 loss to St. John’s

DePaul men’s basketball falters late in 79-73 loss to St. John’s

Ben Gartland

January 1, 2017

DePaul men's basketball jumped out to a hot start in their game against St. John's on Sunday, but the Blue Demons (7-8, 0-2 Big East) could not hold on as they fell to the Red Storm (8-7, 2-0 Big East) 79-73. St. John's sophomore guard Marcus LoVett led the game with 22 points, while sophomore guard...

DePaul women’s basketball’s Jessica January to miss games with broken index finger

DePaul women’s basketball’s Jessica January to miss games with broken index finger

Ben Gartland

December 30, 2016

DePaul women's basketball senior guard Jessica January will have surgery to repair a broken right index finger on Tuesday, DePaul Athletics announced on Friday. January injured her finger in Wednesday's win over Georgetown and left the game after playing 18 minutes. Because of the injury, January...

DePaul men’s basketball can’t stop UIC rally in 80-75 loss

DePaul men’s basketball can’t stop UIC rally in 80-75 loss

Ben Gartland

December 14, 2016

DePaul men's basketball has gained a reputation this season as a team that plays better in the second half. They've made several comebacks, both successful and unsuccessful, that lead to overall better results after halftime. On Wednesday night they were on the other end of the spectrum as the Blue...

DePaul men’s basketball adds 3-star small forward Paul Reed

DePaul men’s basketball adds 3-star small forward Paul Reed

Ben Gartland

December 4, 2016

Paul Reed, a three-star small forward from Apopka, Florida, verbally committed to DePaul men's basketball on Sunday. Blessed to say I have Officially Committed to Depaul University????#gobluedemons pic.twitter.com/bA2E76Yltd — Paul Reed (@Bball_paul) December 4, 2016 Reed is 6-foot-8 inches and ranked three-stars by 247sports.com. He...

DePaul men’s basketball survives Drake with a 77-75 win

DePaul men’s basketball survives Drake with a 77-75 win

Ben Gartland

November 30, 2016

In 2007, the rapper Drake released a mixtape titled "Comeback Season" In 2016, DePaul men's basketball dropped the remix. The Blue Demons (4-1) rallied back from a 15-point second half deficit to defeat Drake (1-6), the university, 77-75 on Wednesday night. It was their second big comeback win...

No. 20 DePaul women’s basketball takes out Northwestern 89-66

Ben Gartland

November 19, 2016

No. 20 DePaul women's basketball (3-0) passed their first big test of the season with flying colors as they took out the Northwestern Wildcats (3-1) 89-66. Senior guard Jessica January led the game with 25 points to give the Blue Demons the victory in the Chicago rivalry game, which Northwestern won...

Wintrust Arena becomes official name of DePaul basketball arena

Wintrust Arena becomes official name of DePaul basketball arena

Ben Gartland

November 16, 2016

Wintrust Arena will be the official home of DePaul basketball starting in 2017-18. The naming rights deal was announced on Wednesday at McCormick Place West, across the street from the arena. "We're so proud today to add a new partner to our mix in Wintrust," Metropolitan Port and Exposition Au...

No. 21 DePaul women’s basketball defeats UAB 90-80

No. 21 DePaul women’s basketball defeats UAB 90-80

Ben Gartland

November 13, 2016

No. 21 DePaul women’s basketball finished opening weekend with another high-scoring victory as they defeated Alabama-Birmingham 90-80 in the championship game of the Maggie Dixon Classic. The Blue Demons improved to 2-0 on the season. Senior guard Jessica January led the game with 25 points while junior guard Ash...

DePaul men’s basketball quashes Rockhurst 79-53 in exhibition

DePaul men’s basketball quashes Rockhurst 79-53 in exhibition

Ben Gartland

November 5, 2016

When DePaul men's basketball met Rockhurst in an exhibition on Friday it wasn't pretty. The 79-53 win by the Blue Demons saw 45 combined turnovers and 53 combined fouls between the two teams. No, it wasn't pretty. However, that won't matter until next Sunday when the Blue Demons open up their seaso...

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