The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Doug Bruno (No. 30, bottom row, second from far right) poses with the DePaul Blue Demons mens basketball team prior to the 1969-70 season.

Doug Bruno completes 50 years of coaching and is ready for more

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer May 12, 2024

With a decorated office filled with NCAA trophies catching perfect sunlight from the window, cut-down basketball nets, degrees mounted on the wall and photos of family members on shelves, Doug Bruno continues...

Lincoln Park community members watch as Vice President for Facility Operations, Rich Wiltse, left, architect, Joseph Antunovich, middle, Athletics Director DeWayne Peevy , far right, and Associate Vice President of Community and Government Relations, Peter Coffey demo their new athletics facility on Monday, April 29, 2024.

Proposed basketball practice facility raises questions of student displacement

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor May 5, 2024

DePaul hosted a community meeting Monday, April 29, at Cortelyou Commons to update residents and students on the modifications to the proposed basketball practice facility. In his opening statement,...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) watches from the bench with teammate Giannis Antetokounmpo, right, during the second half against the Indiana Pacers in Game 6 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Thursday, May 2, 2024, in Indianapolis.

The Hinske Huddle: Bucks’ season ends plagued with injury, future in jeopardy

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor May 5, 2024

Just three seasons after winning their first NBA championship in fifty years, the Milwaukee Bucks might be falling back into league irrelevancy. A brutal series against the Indiana Pacers saw superstars...

This photo taken, April 13, 2024, shows a row of historic buildings on Sheffield Avenue that will be torn down to make way for the new athletics facility. Athletic Director DeWayne Peevy said DePaul is committing to historic preservation on other parts of campus.

DePaul athletics modifies plans for new practice facility

Rose O'Keeffe, Asst. News Editor April 14, 2024

DePaul Athletics will modify its plans for DePaul’s new basketball practice facility, according to an email from Vice President and Director of Athletics DeWayne Peevy.  News of the updates emerged...

DePauls roster huddles together during a game against St. Johns Tuesday, March 5, at Wintrust Arena. Their 104-77 loss was the 19th of 20 conference losses the Blue Demons endured this season.

DePaul makes unwanted history, becomes first Big East team to lose 20 conference games

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter March 12, 2024

DePaul men’s basketball finds itself on the wrong side of history, being the first-ever Big East team to go 0-20 during conference play.  This season has been particularly challenging for the Blue...

FILE— Head coach Tony Stubblefield hangs his head after the team suffered a 90-76 loss to UConn on Jan. 31, 2023, at Wintrust Arena, in Chicago, Ill.

BREAKING: Tony Stubblefield out as DePaul men’s basketball head coach

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter January 22, 2024

The Tony Stubblefield era is officially over in Chicago. On Monday morning, DePaul Athletics announced Stubblefield was relieved of his duties as head coach of the men’s basketball program after a...

 DePaul head coach Joey Meyer directing his players on the sideline during his coaching tenure that lasted from 1984-1997.

Former DePaul basketball head coach Joey Meyer dies at 74

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter December 30, 2023

Joey Meyer, son of Hall of Fame coach Ray Meyer, died late Friday afternoon at age 74, the school announced. Meyer coached DePaul men’s basketball for over a decade, leaving a lasting impact on the program. “I’d...

Fans gather for the DePaul-Iowa women’s charity basketball game at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa, on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2023. The outdoor game broke the record for attendance for a woman’s basketball game with 55,646 fans in attendance.

BREAKING: Historic attendance record set at DePaul, Iowa exhibition

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor October 15, 2023

DePaul’s exhibition game against The University of Iowa broke the all-time attendance record for a women’s basketball game Sunday, Oct. 15, with 55,646 fans in attendance. The game was played on...

Senior DaSean Nelson protects the ball from Xaviers Jack Nunge at Wintrust Arena on Jan. 18, 2023. The game went through nine lead changes in DePauls 73-72 win.

DePaul’s nonconference schedule: Inaugural showdowns and historic reunions

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter September 10, 2023

DePaul men's basketball released its nonconference schedule for the upcoming season.  Basketball is still a couple of months away as Tony Stubblefield’s team looks to bounce back from a disappointing...

A mockup of the proposed basketball practice facility to be housed on the Lincoln Park Campus, projected to begin construction in summer 2025 and be completed by fall 2026. Provided by DePaul University.

DePaul unveils $60 million basketball practice complex plan through philanthropic campaign

Jake Cox and Lilly Keller August 31, 2023

President Robert Manuel announced this year's academic convocation plans for the construction of a new basketball practice complex in Lincoln Park.  The $60 million project was announced in coordination...

The Last Dance.

Dave Corzine reflects on time with Bulls, Jordan in the 1980s

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor in Chief May 14, 2020

The “Last Dance” documentary on ESPN, a 10-part series chronicling the Chicago Bulls’ last championship run in 1998, has given old and new basketball fans an inside look into the Bulls’ dynasty...

Once more, with feeling: a review of The Last Dance

Once more, with feeling: a review of ‘The Last Dance’

Logan Peterson April 25, 2020

“The Last Dance” is a monumental piece of documentary filmmaking — a comprehensive look into one of our greatest sports teams, a searing examination of legacy and ego. There are eight episodes still...

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