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Big East athletic directors deny golf coaches’ request to play in the fall

DePaul golfer Charlie Spencer-White.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

July 24, 2020

The Big East men’s golf coaches sent a letter to the conference’s athletic directors earlier this week requesting them to consider two scenarios for a potential fall season, according to a document obtained by The DePaulia.  Their request was denied by the Big East’s athletic directors, according t...

Big East moves to conference-only schedule for fall sports

Big East commissioner Val Ackerman

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

July 16, 2020

The Big East announced on Thursday that they are canceling all non-conference games for the fall season. But the earliest the Big East will begin its conference season is in October, a source confirmed to The DePaulia on Friday. For DePaul, the current plan is to bring back soccer players for workouts...

Big East announces COVID-19 task force, geographical divisions for soccer and volleyball

DePaul's Jacob Seeto defending a Marquette forward during a 1-0 loss at Wish Field on Nov. 16, 2019.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

June 8, 2020

In an effort to bring back college sports in time for the fall, the Big East put together a plan that gives the conference a better chance of having fall sports. On Monday, the conference announced that they are forming a COVID-19 task force, with DePaul women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno bei...

Big East, DePaul working toward 2020-2021 sports plan

Big East commissioner Val Ackerman

Lawrence Kreymer and Nate Burleyson

May 8, 2020

With the coronavirus pandemic altering life for people all over the world, only one thing is certain right now -- nothing is guaranteed the next day. In the world of college athletics, there are no guarantees regarding how sports will return to schools for the 2020-21 academic year. During a medi...

DePaul women’s basketball turns to season ahead after abrupt end to 2019-2020

DePaul's women's basketball team celebrates after winning the 2020 Big East Tournament.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 30, 2020

Building a team and building a program are two completely different ideas. These are two ideas that DePaul women’s basketball deals with every season as they continue their 17 straight NCAA tournament streak while retooling each season to adjust for key losses.  Last season, the team graduated Ashton Mille...

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

DePaul's women's basketball team celebrates after winning the 2020 Big East Tournament.

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

Mike Lemcke, from Richmond, Va., sits in an empty Greensboro Coliseum after the NCAA college basketball games were canceled at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, March 12, 2020.

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

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

A few basketball fans watch as Creighton takes on St. John's in in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.

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

Chante Stonewall celebrates after scoring a basket in the first half against Providence. The senior had 16 points on 8-of-11 shooting.

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.

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

DePaul freshman forward Romeo Weems screams after a good play for the Blue Demons. DePaul defeated Marquette 69-68 at Wintrust Arena on Tuesday,

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

Jalen Coleman-Lands looks on as DePaul falls to Butler on Feb. 29.

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...

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