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Grays’ big night lifts DePaul to win

Grays’ big night lifts DePaul to win

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Coming off an important win against Marquette, DePaul (17-6, 9-2 Big East) continued their hot streak Friday night in a decisive 77-67 home victory over Creighton (13-9, 7-5 Big East) to keep them on top in conference play. Despite only making 25 percent of their 3-point attempts, the Blue Demons shot ...

Butler bashes DePaul 80-57

Butler bashes DePaul 80-57

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Basketball is often a game of runs, and when a game concludes it’s usually easy to point to one particular run that allowed one team to prevail over the other. In an 80-57 victory by the Butler Bulldogs (17-7; 7-4 Big East) over the DePaul Blue Demons (9-13; 2-8 Big East) at Hinkle Fieldhouse Satu...

Commentary: What comes first: energetic students or good basketball?

Commentary: What comes first: energetic students or good basketball?

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

January 29, 2018

There’s good news for DePaul’s men’s basketball program: student attendance is up 165 percent on average at Wintrust Arena compared to last season at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, according to DePaul’s athletic department. But according to the laws of mathematics — and the state of Blue Demon...

Women’s basketball locks in for the final stretch

Women’s basketball locks in for the final stretch

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

A season that started with a loss to Northern Colorado, has been filled with peaks and valleys since that has DePaul (15-6; 7-2 Big East) poised for a late season run as they hope to win their fifth consecutive Big East regular season title. The season started with the Blue Demons losing graduate tra...

Chicago Professional Sports Inspire Young Athletes

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017

Opening Introductions In 2014, an immersive Bleacher Report study rated Chicago as the ninth-best sports city in the United States. The Windy City accumulated a final score of 78/100 across eight subjective categories. You couldn’t have handed Chicago sports fans a nastier insult if you had tried. ...

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Andrew Hattersley

November 10, 2017

After 36 years at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, the Blue Demons finally opened up their new arena in the South Loop just next to McCormick Place on Cermak Avenue. The arena has already held some events including a Bob Dylan and Chicago concert, exhibition games against IU Northwest a week prior to...

Billy Garrett Jr. embarks on G-League career

Billy Garrett Jr. embarks on G-League career

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

November 6, 2017

Former DePaul Blue Demons guard Billy Garrett Jr. earned a spot on the training camp roster of the New York Knicks’ G-League affiliate Westchester Knicks via open tryout Oct. 23.  On Friday, Nov. 3, the team named Garrett to the final roster.     Read More »...

BREAKING: Tyger Campbell re-opens college recruitment

BREAKING: Tyger Campbell re-opens college recruitment

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

September 2, 2017

Five-star point guard recruit Tyger Campbell announced via his Twitter account late Friday, Sept. 2 that he is no longer committed to DePaul and will re-open his college recruitment process. “First off, I would like to thank DePaul University and the city of Chicago for their show of love and beli...

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball to play No. 10 Northern Iowa

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball to play No. 10 Northern Iowa

Ben Gartland

March 13, 2017

DePaul women's basketball will be a seven seed taking on No. 10 Northern Iowa in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the team learned on Monday. Read More »...

DePaul falls to Xavier in Allstate Arena Farewell

DePaul falls to Xavier in Allstate Arena Farewell

Shane Rene

March 4, 2017

Billy Garrett Jr.’s final regular season game with DePaul and DePaul’s final regular season game at Allstate Arena began with allusions to how far the program has come and ended with a reminder of how far they still need to go as they fell 79-65 to Xavier on Saturday afternoon. Read More »...

Son of DePaul men’s basketball coach arrested on alleged Xanax sales

Son of DePaul men’s basketball coach arrested on alleged Xanax sales

Ben Gartland

February 28, 2017

Reese Leitao, the son of DePaul men's basketball head coach Dave Leitao, was arrested Tuesday in Jenks, Okla. on possession and intent to sell a dangerous and controlled substance within 1000 feet of a school, according to a Fox 23 report. Reese, a 3-star football recruit who had signed to play at the University of Texas next year, ...

Four Big East titles in a row

Four Big East titles in a row

Shane Rene

February 27, 2017

Jessica January and Amarah Coleman starred as DePaul clinched the no. 1 seed in next week’s Big East Tournament and a fourth consecutive regular season conference championship (2017 title shared with Creighton) in Sunday afternoon’s 79-70 win against the Georgetown Hoyas.  Read More »...

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