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DePaul triumphs over Marquette to win third straight conference crown

Lexi Held and Dee Bekelja celebrate after the game, both players were a part of last year's championship win over Marquette.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 9, 2020

The DePaul women’s basketball team won the Big East Tournament final just like how they had won 27 other games this season, together. It was a balanced attack that saw sophomore guard Lexi Held score 31, as seniors Chante Stonewall and Kelly Campbell poured in 22 and 16 each. DePaul’s all-out def...

DePaul survives Seton Hall, advances to tournament final

Chante Stonewall drives in against Seton Hall, Stonewall scored 18 points while notching seven rebounds in the win.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. 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 receive Big East season honors

Senior forward Chante Stonewall surveys the floor against Marquette on March 1. Stonewall was a unanimous pick for First Team All-Big East

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

With the 2020 Women’s Big East Tournament just 48 hours away, the host and no. 1 seed DePaul Blue Demons took home a plethora of the yearly Big East awards on Wednesday, including a senior forward Chante Stonewall appearance on the All-Big East First Team On top of receiving first-team honors, Stone...

DePaul loses second straight game in 90-82 loss to Marquette

Chante Stonewall takes a shot during the match against Marquette, Stonewall finished with 12 points.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

For most of the 2019-2020 season, DePaul was hitting on all cylinders which allowed them to get off to a 15-1 conference start. But in the Blue Demons’ last two games,  against Villanova and Marquette, the offense has struggled to shoot from deep and contain the opposing team from scoring in bunches wh...

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

The DePaul Women's Basketball team poses with the Big East regular season trophy after a 97-63 win over Xavier on Sunday.

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

Chante Stonewall drives to the basket in an earlier regular season game against Villanova.

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

Senior guard Kelly Campbell looks on as DePaul took on Providence on Sunday at Wintrust Arena.

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

Chante Stonewall drives towards the basket in the first half of DePaul's 92-66 win.

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

Deja Church rises for a jumper in the first half against Butler.

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

Lexi Held drives into the lane during the first half against St. John's.

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

Sonya Morris rises for a jumper in the first half against 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

Lexi Held peers over a Loyola defender during a game on Dec. 20.

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....

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