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DePaul falls to 1-6 in the Big East following 79-66 loss to St. John’s

DePaul falls to 1-6 in the Big East following 79-66 loss to St. John’s

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 25, 2020

After going 12-1 in the nonconference portion of their schedule, the buzz surrounding DePaul was the highest it has been in over a decade. Since the start of league play, however, the Blue Demons have failed to build on that momentum -- with only one win in the first six games. But there was still a sl...

DePaul fails to contain Creighton in 83-68 loss

DePaul fails to contain Creighton in 83-68 loss

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 22, 2020

Coming off an impressive win over then-No. 5 Butler on Saturday, DePaul looked to build on that win on Wednesday when Creighton came into Wintrust Arena. Instead, the Blue Demons came out flat and allowed Creighton to dictate the pace from the start. As a result, DePaul lost 83-68 in front of a mostly...

DePaul’s upset bid falls short in overtime against Villanova

DePaul’s upset bid falls short in overtime against Villanova

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

DePaul and Villanova have faced each other 18 times since the last time the Blue Demons knocked off the Wildcats back in 2008 when DePaul still played at Allstate Arena. In those 18 meetings, Villanova has won each game by an average of 15 points with none of them coming close to being a “classic.”...

Poor free-throw shooting dooms DePaul in 74-67 loss to St. John’s

Poor free-throw shooting dooms DePaul in 74-67 loss to St. John’s

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 11, 2020

After nearly two weeks of Big East play, only two teams were left winless in conference play: St. John’s and DePaul. Well, those two teams, who were picked to finish at the bottom of the conference before the season started, squared off on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.  With both teams in...

Providence hits game-winning free-throw to defeat DePaul 66-65

Providence hits game-winning free-throw to defeat DePaul 66-65

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 4, 2020

With DePaul getting off to its best start this year at 12-1 before starting conference play since the 1986-87 season, the hope was that the Blue Demons also found a way to improve their late-game collapses. After two Big East games, that is an area DePaul is still looking to get better at after losing t...

DePaul loses conference opener 74-66 against Seton Hall

DePaul loses conference opener 74-66 against Seton Hall

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 30, 2019

Coming off a near-perfect nonconference slate of games, where DePaul went 12-1, the Blue Demons looked to open Big East play with a victory against Seton Hall. But senior guard Myles Powell, like most games, ended up stealing the victory for the Pirates near the end of the game, giving his team a 74-...

Column: As DePaul gets ready to begin conference play, it’s time to start thinking big

Column: As DePaul gets ready to begin conference play, it’s time to start thinking big

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 30, 2019

Prior to the start of the 2019-2020 college basketball season, the Big East held its annual Media Day at Madison Square Garden with all 10 teams meeting to preview a new season – and at the end of the day, each team had some reason to feel good about their prospects.  Seton Hall had just been picked to win the c...

DePaul volleyball falls to Xavier to open up Big East play

DePaul volleyball falls to Xavier to open up Big East play

Josh Gurevich, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

  The Blue Demons were ready to get right back on the court after losing all three matches in the Chicago Cup last weekend. They got the chance to do so with an encounter against the Xavier Musketeers on Wednesday night, but dropped their first conference game in 2019 in five sets.  In...

DePaul, Leitao negotiate multi-year contract extension through 2023-24 season

DePaul, Leitao negotiate multi-year contract extension through 2023-24 season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

September 12, 2019

DePaul University and men’s basketball head coach Dave Leitao are in negotiations over a multi-year extension that would keep Leitao at the program until the end of the 2023-2024 season, per school release on Thursday.  Leitao, who is suspended for the first three games of the 2019-2020 season due...

DePaul men’s basketball schedule 2019-20 season

DePaul men’s basketball schedule 2019-20 season

September 5, 2019

Oct. 29: Marian (Exhibition) TBA Nov. 5: Alcorn State 8:00 P.M. Nov. 6: Chicago 7:30 P.M. Nov. 8: Fairleigh Dickinson 7:00 P.M. Nov. 11: at Iowa 7:00 P.M. Nov. 16: Cornell 12:00 P.M. Nov. 23: at Boston College TBA Nov. 26: Central Michigan 7:00 P.M. Nov. 29: at Minnesota 2:00 ...

Women’s tennis overcome hurdles to win Big East Tournament

Women’s tennis overcome hurdles to win Big East Tournament

Joshua Gurevich, Assistant Sports Editor

April 29, 2019

The DePaul Women’s tennis team has had a tumultuous season filled with injuries and close calls. The Blue Demons have had stretches where they were unable to have a full team fit to play some of their matches. It all started in early November, when Serbian freshman Hristina Djokic got hurt at the...

DePaul men’s soccer use spring to gear up for fall season

DePaul men’s soccer use spring to gear up for fall season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 22, 2019

Being able to play in noncompetitive games that don’t matter if your team wins or loses is pretty much nonexistent in today’s sports landscape. What’s even more uncommon is being able to play games in the offseason against good opponents to prepare for the upcoming season, because teams are hes...

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