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Even with no NCAA tournament, DePaul women’s basketball’s season had plenty of accomplishments

DePaul's women's basketball team celebrates after winning the 2020 Big East Tournament.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 27, 2020

After DePaul won the Big East regular season and tournament title this past season, the Blue Demons have now won six conference regular-season and tournament titles since 2013 — when the conference went to 10 teams. But the Blue Demons’ success in women’s basketball dates back to the early 2000s, ...

Preview: DePaul faces Xavier in first round of Big East Tournament

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao talks to junior guard Charlie Moore during the Blue Demons' 74-68 win over Georgetown on Feb. 22.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

When DePaul began Big East play against Seton Hall on Dec. 30, the Blue Demons looked like a team destined for the NCAA Tournament. With a 12-1 record and multiple impressive wins, DePaul built a resume that was strong enough to possibly earn an at-large bid in March. But the Blue Demons failed to build on that ...

DePaul women’s basketball will play for Big East Tournament title

The DePaul women’s basketball team celebrates during the team’s 83-80 semifinals victory over Seton Hall in the Big East Tournament on Sunday at Wintrust Arena.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 8, 2020

DePaul always knew that they’d get every team’s best shot down the stretch of the grueling Big East tournament. When they got that, they also knew they would need to respond with their best play. Yet when it gets down to the Big East tournament, teams tend to trade blows back and forth and that...

DePaul women fire on all cylinders in Big East tournament quarterfinal

Chante Stonewall celebrates after scoring a basket in the first half against Providence. The senior had 16 points on 8-of-11 shooting.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 7, 2020

After two straight losses, the DePaul women’s basketball team was desperate to get back on the court, and there is certainly no better place to get back on track than in the quarter-final of the Big East tournament.  Just under a week separated a regular-season closing loss to Marquette to the 97-...

Up for grabs: Wild regular season ends with more drama

DePaul sophomore guard Devin Gage fights for a loose ball during the Blue Demons win over St. Johns Sunday on senior dat at Wintrust Arena. DePaul won 92-83.

Marty O'Connell, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2019

Entering the final weekend of Big East play, seven teams were separated by just one game, with Providence hovering just a game behind them at 6-11. Welcome to the Big East this season. Unlike past seasons, there is no dominant team in the league with Villanova capturing the regular season title  with fiv...

No. 18 DePaul routs Butler to advance in Big East tournament

No. 18 DePaul routs Butler to advance in Big East tournament

Matthew Paras

March 6, 2016

The stakes for DePaul women’s basketball were clear as they begin its run for a third straight Big East title. Read More »...

Big East Tournament: No. 1 Seton Hall flies by No. 8 Marquette 77-51

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2015

Whether it was unfamiliarity with the court for top-seeded Seton Hall, poor shooting or a spirited effort from eighth-seeded Marquette, the first half looked like Marquette might be able to stay close enough to pull off another upset over Seton Hall in 2015. That dream faded quickly as Seton Hall...

Big East Tournament: No. 7 Xavier holds on to defeat No. 10 Georgetown 70-67

Ben Gartland

March 7, 2015

One year ago, Xavier concluded their season with a 13-game losing streak, including a Big East tournament first round loss to Georgetown. In 2015, however, they were able to return the favor and were able to pull out the victory in the final minutes, defeating the Hoyas 70-67. Junior guard Aliyah...

Big East Tournament: No. 8 Marquette squeaks by No. 9 Providence 78-75

Ben Gartland

March 7, 2015

With a history of fouling issues, Marquette senior center Chelsie Butler’s textbook defensive block could not have come at a better time for the Eagles. With less than ten seconds left and Marquette up 76-75, Providence senior guard Karin Robinson drove into the lane and put up a shot, but Butler...

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