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Second half surge soars DePaul over Xavier, securing a share of the Big East title

Second half surge soars DePaul over Xavier, securing a share of the Big East title

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

February 16, 2020

The 13th ranked DePaul Blue Demons have everything to play for in this late-season push to the Big East tournament, with Sunday's matchup with last-placed Xavier setting them up to clinch a share of the Big East regular-season title, get another win as they climb the national polls and honor seniors...

DePaul overcomes a 16-point deficit, topples St. John’s on the road

DePaul overcomes a 16-point deficit, topples St. John’s on the road

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

February 7, 2020

DePaul vs St. John's was bound to be a firecracker of a match this season. In the first matchup at McGrath-Phillips Arena on Jan. 12, St. John's guard-heavy attack lead by Qadashah Hoppie fell short of DePaul behind a balanced scoring attack by a thin margin of 74-69. St. John's looked primed to get...

Kelly Campbell wins Big East player of the week

Kelly Campbell wins Big East player of the week

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

February 3, 2020

While sitting unmatched on top of the Big East standings, the 20-3 (10-1) DePaul women’s basketball team has now found back-to-back representation in the Player of the Week award for the conference with senior guard Kelly Campbell winning this weeks award after Lexi Held took home the prize last w...

All five starters score in double figures as DePaul routes Georgetown

All five starters score in double figures as DePaul routes Georgetown

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 26, 2020

All five starters scored in double figures as DePaul lead by 30 midway through the third quarter en route to a 92-66 win over Georgetown. With the win, the Blue Demons improved to 19-2 and 9-0 in conference play.  The first quarter was lighting fast for the Blue Demons who after a close start, went on...

DePaul downs Butler 80-65, improves to 17-2

DePaul downs Butler 80-65, improves to 17-2

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 19, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — The DePaul Blue Demons have been having one of the best possible starts to their season. Halfway in, and the Blue Demons were 16-2 with a two-game lead on the rest of the Big East heading into their collision with Butler on Sunday. As messy as things got during points at Hinkle Fieldhouse,...

DePaul edges out St. John’s to improve to 5-0 in Big East play

DePaul edges out St. John’s to improve to 5-0 in Big East play

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 12, 2020

The DePaul women's basketball team looked to continue on the strong start to Big East play with speedy St. John's coming into town on Sunday. After a poor second and third offensive quarter, the Blue Demons poured it on late in the fourth to nab a 74-69 win. Everybody was feeling it early in the first...

Balanced effort leads DePaul over Seton Hall

Balanced effort leads DePaul over Seton Hall

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 10, 2020

DePaul hosted Seton Hall on Friday night in the fourth Big East game in the early conference season. The Blue Demons were fresh off of a 74-71 win over Creighton on Sunday as they returned to school and to McGrath-Phillips Arena. A slow start was pulled back in control by halftime, and a decisive second...

Preview: DePaul looks to continue Big East roll against Seton Hall

Preview: DePaul looks to continue Big East roll against Seton Hall

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 10, 2020

Fresh into a new quarter, the DePaul women’s basketball team looks to keep things smooth in the Big East as they host Seton Hall at McGrath-Phillips Arena at 7 p.m. tonight. They return from a two-game road trip that saw them improve to 3-0 in conference play after wins over Providence and Creighton....

DePaul escapes Creighton with 74-71 win

DePaul escapes Creighton with 74-71 win

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 5, 2020

Chante Stonewall scored 26 points, Lexi Held added 16 of her 23 points in the second half as DePaul came out of Omaha with a 74-71 win over Creighton and to improve to 3-0 in conference play. DePaul wasn't the only Big East team to have a great start to the season. Creighton started 11-3 playing great...

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