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

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

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, ...

COLUMN: Coronavirus robs sports fans of their most cherished outlet

COLUMN: Coronavirus robs sports fans of their most cherished outlet

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 14, 2020

I’ve always tried to imagine a world with no sports. What would we do? Would we like it? What would be our new escape from the real-world problems we face on a daily basis? The answers to those questions led me back to one realization — don’t let this become a reality. The world that I imagined in my head was sca...

Big East to cancel all spring sports competition

Big East to cancel all spring sports competition

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

The Big East athletic conference is canceling all spring sports for the remainder of the season, they announced in a press release on Thursday afternoon. This decision to cancel comes after the NCAA made the decision earlier to cancel its spring and winter championships.  Earlier today, the Big East men’s basketba...

Big East Tournament has been canceled

Big East Tournament has been canceled

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

NEW YORK -- After discussing concerns around the coronavirus with the 10 teams, the Big East announced on Thursday they are canceling the rest of the tournament. The announcement came during halftime in the St. John’s-Creighton game at Madison Square Garden. With the announcement coming during the brea...

DePaulia sports editors discuss men’s, women’s basketball season endings

DePaulia sports editors discuss men’s, women’s basketball season endings

Ryan Gilroy, Copy Editor & Staff Photographer

March 8, 2020

The D-Men discuss the end of the season for both the men's and women's basketball teams, including the men's deflating loss at Providence and the Big East women's tournament. The crew is also joined by former sports editor Andrew Hattersley, who caught up on the pod. https://soundcloud.com/page29/d-men-roundtable-episode-16

DePaul defeats Marquette 69-68 for third conference win of the season

DePaul defeats Marquette 69-68 for third conference win of the season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 3, 2020

In the final home game of the season, DePaul provided its fans with plenty to cheer about against the Marquette Golden Eagles. The Blue Demons and the Golden Eagles traded shots at each other for 40 minutes, but it was the home team who made the key plays down the stretch and came out victorious 69-68 a...

DePaul falls to Butler, remain winless on the road in Big East play

DePaul falls to Butler, remain winless on the road in Big East play

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

February 29, 2020

Indianapolis, IN — DePaul began the final week of the regular season by taking on the Butler Bulldogs at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday. The Blue Demons, who knocked off Butler 79-66 back on Jan. 11 when the Bulldogs were ranked fifth in the country, struggled in their second meeting with Butler to g...

DePaul gets crushed by Creighton 93-64 for seventh straight Big East loss

DePaul gets crushed by Creighton 93-64 for seventh straight Big East loss

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

February 15, 2020

DePaul’s season has been in free fall since the start of Big East play, with the Blue Demons entering Saturday’s game against No. 23 Creighton sitting at 1-10 in the conference and riding a six-game losing streak. Even with a week to prepare for their matchup against the Bluejays, the Blue Demons w...

DePaul fails to hold on against Georgetown, loses 76-72 for 10th Big East loss of the season

DePaul fails to hold on against Georgetown, loses 76-72 for 10th Big East loss of the season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

February 8, 2020

DePaul went into its 11th conference game of the season taking on Georgetown on Saturday at the Capital One Arena. The Blue Demons, who came into the game in last place in the Big East, had their best chance of picking up their second conference win this season against a Hoyas team that were missing ...

DePaul has no answers for Xavier, loses 67-59 for 9th Big East loss of the season

DePaul has no answers for Xavier, loses 67-59 for 9th Big East loss of the season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

February 5, 2020

DePaul has had its share of disappointing losses this season, but after Tuesday’s performance against Xavier, there is no question that the beating the Blue Demons took for 40 minutes against the Musketeers at Wintrust Arena was their most disappointing and deflating loss of the season.  Xavier...

DePaul suffers first Big East loss to the hands of Creighton

DePaul suffers first Big East loss to the hands of Creighton

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 31, 2020

DePaul entered their matchup against Creighon on Friday at Wintrust Arena rocking a 10-game winning streak, a perfect 9-0 in the Big East and winning those games by an average of 14.3 points per game. So, it is fair to say that the Blue Demons felt confident heading into their second matchup against Cr...

Myles Powell, Seton Hall push past DePaul for 64-57 win

Myles Powell, Seton Hall push past DePaul for 64-57 win

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 29, 2020

After nearly pulling off a win against Seton Hall on Dec. 30 to begin Big East play, DePaul had another upset brewing on Wednesday when they took on the Pirates at the Prudential Center. But like their first meeting, where the Pirates closed the game on a 9-0 run to win 74-66, the Blue Demons gave awa...

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