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Chicago basketball scene is about to get exciting

Chicago basketball scene is about to get exciting

Ben Gartland

October 23, 2016

Every year, the head coaches of Chicago’s five Division I college basketball teams get together at a luncheon to talk about the upcoming seasons and all 10 teams always seems to be on the rise. Read More »...

Jenkins and Podkowa to move forward overseas

Jenkins and Podkowa to move forward overseas

Zachary Holden

April 17, 2016

After Megan Podkowa and Chanise Jenkins played their final game as Blue Demons in the Sweet Sixteen loss to Oregon State, their future was unknown. Read More »...

Steph Curry is leading a three-point revolution

Steph Curry is leading a three-point revolution

Matthew Paras

April 17, 2016

Denis Alibegovic knew from the Golden State Warriors’ ascension to greatness that Stephen Curry would become his favorite player. The Downers Grove South guard was simply in awe of Curry’s ability. Read More »...

Former DePaul player Katherine Harry returns as part of the coaching staff

Former DePaul player Katherine Harry returns as part of the coaching staff

Matthew Paras

February 14, 2016

Katherine Harry watched as Doug Bruno ran practice. She observed as her former head coach taught the distinct screening and cutting that makes up DePaul’s offense. Read More »...

Women’s basketball’s success driven by tempo

Women’s basketball’s success driven by tempo

Ben Gartland

January 24, 2016

The Blue Demons took until the second quarter to really separate themselves from the Creighton Blue Jays, but DePaul's high-paced offense was able to put up a lot of points quickly. Creighton and DePaul played close in the first, with DePaul nursing a two-point lead at the break, but in the second quarter the Blue Demons...

High intensity leads women’s basketball

High intensity leads women’s basketball

Matthew Paras

January 10, 2016

When DePaul women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno analyzes a season, he looks at progress in three different pillars. Read More »...

DePaul’s arena set to break ground in late September

DePaul’s arena set to break ground in late September

Matthew Paras

July 27, 2015

Barring any further setback, DePaul’s arena is finally scheduled to break ground in late September. At a community event held Monday for hiring workers for construction, officials from the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (McPier), Prairie District Partners and Ald. Pat Dowell gave up-to...

DePaul men’s basketball adds Cyprian guard Erten Gazi

Ben Gartland

July 2, 2015

DePaul men's basketball announced two new additions to their incoming freshman class Thursday, including a player that had not been previously reported. Read More »...

DePaul basketball coaches introduced to fans at forum

DePaul basketball coaches introduced to fans at forum

Matthew Paras

May 17, 2015

When DePaul assistant Rick Carter visited the campus of the University of Missouri for a potential assistant head-coaching role in 2011, he wanted to impress Dave Leitao. Leitao, an assistant at the time, was the only member of the Tigers’ coaching staff that Carter hadn’t been able to impress during the first day of his visit. Read ...

Commentary: Dave Leitao said the right things, now it’s time to prove it

Commentary: Dave Leitao said the right things, now it’s time to prove it

Ben Gartland

March 30, 2015

With a smile, an abundance of thankfulness and a proclamation of a mission to win, Dave Leitao was re-introduced to the DePaul community. For a hire that does not feel particularly inspired, Leitao's comments were optimistic and refreshing. Read More »...

DePaul women’s basketball guard Megan Rogowski out for season

DePaul women’s basketball guard Megan Rogowski out for season

Ben Gartland

January 6, 2015

Senior guard Megan Rogowski will be out for the remainder of the 2014-15 season with a torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) suffered on Jan. 2 against Villanova. Rogowski started all 14 games for the Blue Demons this season, averaging 27.1 minutes a game. She led the team with 39 three-point field...

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