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DePaul sophomore guard Jalen Terry looks for a pass during a game meeting against Butler Tuesday night at Wintrust Arena.

Men’s basketball: DePaul drops another close game, this time losing to Butler 73-71

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2022

As the Big East schedule enters the home stretch of the regular season, by this point, each team knows everyone else's strengths and weaknesses.  For DePaul, it’s no secret what the team does well...

DePaul freshman forward Aneesah Morrow looks to get past her defender versus St. Johns on Friday at Wintrust Arena.

Aneesah Morrow is taking over the Big East — one rebound at a time

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2022

Aneesah Morrow rarely talks trash during a basketball game. No matter the situation or the opponent, she won’t commit her attention to talking to the other team.  The goal? To win.  “If you...

Tony Stubblefield looks on as DePaul faced Montevallo on Thursday in an exhibition game.

‘You just have to make more awareness to this’: Tony Stubblefield open up on how DePaul is adjusting to Covid-19

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief December 31, 2021

Ever since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, situations have evolved as new information comes out surrounding the virus. The last month has seen a new variant -- omicron -- emerge, causing cases to...

DePaul forward Aneesah Morrow jumping to shoot the ball in DePauls win over Xavier on Dec. 5.

Women’s basketball: DePaul powers past St. John’s for third consecutive Big East victory

Amber Stoutenborough, Arts & Life Editor December 19, 2021

The DePaul women’s basketball team defeated St John’s in a close game on Sunday, with a 107-93 victory  on the road. The Blue Demons now have a 3-0 record in the conference, making them first  in...

Senior guard Javon Freeman-Liberty assesses the offense with direction from head coach Tony Stubblefield late in the second half.

DePaul cancels its game against Creighton due to positive Covid-19 results

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor December 18, 2021

DePaul has had to cancel its upcoming game with Creighton due to positive Covid-19 test results in the men’s basketball program, the athletic department announced on Saturday.  According to Big East...

DePaul senior guard Javon Freeman-Liberty calls out a play during the Blue Demons win over Western Illinois on Saturday.

‘I don’t want to lose’: Javon Freeman-Liberty proving to be DePaul’s leader this season

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief November 23, 2021

DePaul was searching for answers in the second half against Western Illinois on Saturday. The Blue Demons were playing poorly for most of the game, struggling to score and having a hard time keeping the...

Big East conference logo displayed in place of the DePaul Athletics logo underneath the jumbotron for the Big East Championship at Wintrust Arena.

Big East scraps inter-conference transfer rule

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor June 6, 2021

The Big East announced on Thursday that it has decided to allow athletes to transfer within the conference, which was something previously not allowed. The Big East joins several other conferences,...

DePaul junior Vito Tonejc won his doubles and singles match during the semifinals on Sunday.

DePaul men’s tennis wins first Big East title, secures berth to NCAA Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor April 26, 2021

The DePaul men’s tennis program has had some close calls previously in the Big East Tournament. The Blue Demons have come close to winning the championship game three separate times, but they failed...

DePaul athletic director DeWayne Peevy speaks during his first press conference

‘I hope that it is my first and last: DePaul begins its search for new men’s basketball coach

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 16, 2021

In his first press conference since men’s basketball head coach Dave Leitao was fired, DePaul Athletic Director DeWayne Peevy stressed the importance of finding the right person to lead the program moving...

New York Knicks assistant coach Kenny Payne is a potential candidate to replace Dave Leitao at DePaul.

Kenny Payne is DePaul’s main target to replace Dave Leitao

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 15, 2021

DePaul has potentially identified main target to replace Dave Leitao, who was fired on Monday after six seasons, and it’s a person that athletic director DeWayne Peevy is familiar with: Kenny Payne. A...

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao paces the sidelines against Creighton Jan. 22, 2020 at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul fires Dave Leitao after six losing seasons

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 15, 2021

DePaul has fired men’s basketball head coach Dave Leitao after finishing last in the Big East for five consecutive seasons, a source confirmed to The DePaulia on Monday. Leitao, who signed a four-year...

DePaul sophomore forward Romeo Weems stands in front of a UConn player on Monday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul gets blown out by UConn, 94-60, in quarterfinals of Big East Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 12, 2021

Dave Leitao’s second job as an assistant coach was working for Jim Calhoun at UConn, a place that the current DePaul head coach spent 14 years at. On Thursday, Leitao was coaching against UConn for the...

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