The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann watches against Michigan in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Monday, Jan. 15, 2024. Holtmann will come to Chicago as DePauls head coach after seven seasons in Columbus. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

BREAKING: DePaul hires Chris Holtmann as next head coach of Blue Demons

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor March 14, 2024

DePaul’s coaching search is over, as Chris Holtmann has been hired to take over the men’s basketball program. Holtmann, a 52-year-old Kentucky native has 14 years of head coaching experience at...

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...

DePaul sophomore Elijah Fisher goes up for a layup Wednesday, Jan. 17 against Providence, at Wintrust Arena. Fisher finished with 19 points.

Men’s basketball’s defensive struggles continue with another blowout loss at home

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter January 21, 2024

DePaul’s men’s basketball struggles continue as they suffer another blowout loss to a Big East opponent, this time to Providence Jan. 17, 100-62. Concerns arise about the team’s defensive efforts...

DePaul players Elijah Fisher, DaSean Nelson, Jeremiah Oden and Caleb Murphy huddle during a game against South Dakota, Nov. 14, at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul’s early season struggles continue after losses to Northern Illinois and Iowa State

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter December 4, 2023

Wintrust Arena fell under the control of Iowa State's fan base, resonating with "Cyclones" chants even during pre-game warm-ups, completely erasing any home-court advantage for DePaul. The majority of...

DePauls starting five huddle before their home opener against Purdue Fort Wayne on November 7, 2023 at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul faces first 0-2 start in 17 years after losses to Purdue Fort Wayne and Long Beach State

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter November 13, 2023

Despite a strong second-half resurgence by DePaul, it wasn't enough to erase a 22-point deficit from the first half as the team suffered a 77-73 loss to Long Beach State on Saturday night. This marks DePaul's...

Kenwood Academy (IL) standout Chris Riddle dribbles a basketball during a DePaul photoshoot he posted on his Instagram Oct. 15.

DePaul basketball lands Chicago native Chris Riddle

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter October 24, 2023

Chicago native Chris Riddle made it official Monday night Oct. 23, by announcing his commitment to the Blue Demons via Instagram livestream with Travis Branham of 247 Sports. He favored DePaul over other...

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