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Kelly Campbell’s triple-double leads DePaul past Providence

Kelly Campbell drives to the lane in the first half against Providence. Campbell notched her second triple-double of her career in the 93-71 win.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

February 2, 2020

After catching their first loss of Big East play at the hands of Creighton on Friday, redemption was in order for DePaul and head coach Doug Bruno as they hosted Providence on Sunday. The Blue Demons pulled a ten-point lead at halftime into a 93-71 win behind a triple-double from senior Kelly Campbell.  ...

Morris scores career high as DePaul bests Villanova

Sonya Morris goes up for a jumper in the lane in the first half against Villanova.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 24, 2020

Sonya Morris scored a career-high 30 points as DePaul beat Villanova 85-69 Friday night to improve to 18-2 on the season and 8-0 in Big East play.  In the first quarter, both teams came out aggressive. Lexi Held had ten of DePaul's first 16 points in the quarter. The sophomore guard made her first thr...

DePaul lifts off, trounces Xavier 91-68

Sonya Morris rises for a shot in a game against St. John's.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 17, 2020

Chante Stonewall had 24 points as Lexi Held, Deja Church and Sonya Morris all scored in double figures to push DePaul over Xavier on Friday night. The Blue Demons improved to 16-2 and 6-0 in conference play after the 91-68 win. Xavier drops to 2-15 and 1-6 in conference play. The first quarter saw...

Preview: DePaul searches for first Big East win against no. 5 Butler

Senior guard Jalen Coleman-Lands faces up against a Providence defender during a game on Jan. 4.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 17, 2020

The start of Big East conference play has been far from what many DePaul fans were hoping for. After a 12-1 start to the season, the Blue Demons have dropped four straight games in the Big East. Losses to Seton Hall and St. John’s after being competitive for over 30 minutes and heartbreaking close...

Preview: DePaul looks to right the ship against St. John’s

Charlie Moore drives in against a Providence defender during the game on Jan. 4. DePaul lost 66-65 to drop to 0-2 in conference play.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 10, 2020

It’s the fourth year that the men’s basketball team has started 0-2 in Big East play, but in year’s past, they didn’t have the cushion of a one-loss non-conference campaign. DePaul will look to avoid an 0-3 start in the competitive conference as they travel to Madison Square Garden to take o...

DePaul forces 26 turnovers to bounce Marquette in Big East opener

Dee Bekelja goes for a floater in the second quarter. The Blue Demons shot 50 percent from the field in the second quarter.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 29, 2019

Lexi Held scored 22 points and Chante Stonewall added 20 as DePaul recorded 16 steals against rival Marquette to improve to 11-2 and 1-0 in Big East conference play. A whole nine months since the Big East Championship and DePaul and Marquette are once again top teams to beat in the Big East, as they...

Preview: Non-conference schedule a success as DePaul turns to Marquette

DePaul celebrates after beating Miami in the Maggie Dixon Classic in November. Miami was one of five teams who were ranked or receiving votes when DePaul played them.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 28, 2019

DePaul women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno has always preached playing a tough non-conference schedule. It isn’t a special thing anymore, it’s just the norm at DePaul. Essentially, the goal is to play teams in or around the Top 25 because it will help make the Blue Demons better heading into...

Moore, Reed ignite second-half comeback to improve DePaul’s unbeaten start

Paul Reed soars into the lane for a bucket in the first half, Reed leads the nation in double-doubles.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 26, 2019

Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth. Yet, when 6-0 DePaul were trailing at halftime by 18 to Central Michigan, it didn't look like they ever had a plan and they certainly took a Deontay Wilder right hook to the jaw in the first half. The second half was completely different,...

John Diener to leave DePaul

DePaul and Villanova will go on as scheduled Wednesday night. With that in mind, special parking measures were announced Tuesday afternoon.

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

April 22, 2019

The transfer portal has claimed a victim from DePaul. Wisconsin Sports Network writer Mark Miller reports that DePaul Blue Demon guard John Diener has chosen to leave the program. Blue Demon head coach Dave Leitao redshirted the 6-foot-4-inch, Cedarburg, Wis. native last season. Diener was a standou...

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