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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...

Bases-loaded jam leads to nine-year relationship for DePaul duo

Bases-loaded jam leads to nine-year relationship for DePaul duo

Cailey Gleeson

April 8, 2019

DePaul’s associate head softball coach Joe Yegge’s first memory of Natalie Halvorson was when she was at the state tournament in eighth grade. “She came in bases loaded to pitch against Kendyl Lindaman, who is one of the premiere hitters in college softball now, Yegge said. The pitching coach...

Lessons learned for DePaul in first 100 games of new Big East

Lessons learned for DePaul in first 100 games of new Big East

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

February 11, 2019

Villanova’s overtime win against Creighton Wednesday night not only helped the Wildcats open up a two-game lead atop the Big East standings, but also meant each team had played 100 games in the Big East since realignment prior to the 2013-2014 season. Coming as no surprise, Villanova has dominated the lea...

If you build it, they still might not come

If you build it, they still might not come

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

January 28, 2019

There are certainly a lot of questions worth asking about Wintrust Arena, even if few of them have very clear answers. But one thing that is clear is this: the arena itself is pretty awesome. With a little more than 10,000 seats and standing room, you can’t find a bad seat in the house. The upper deck ...

New testimony in NCAA trial hits another DePaul men’s basketball coach

New testimony in NCAA trial hits another DePaul men’s basketball coach

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

October 9, 2018

As the trial continues surrounding the NCAA’s corruption scandal, Brian Bowen Sr., the father of former five-star recruit Brian Bowen II, made new allegations about DePaul assistant men’s basketball coach Shane Heirman, and now a second DePaul assistant Tim Anderson. Brian Bowen Sr. testified e...

DePaul assistant Shane Heirman named in NCAA corruption trial

DePaul assistant Shane Heirman named in NCAA corruption trial

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

October 5, 2018

The FBI’s sweeping investigation into bribery and corruption in college basketball hit the courtroom this week, featuring testimony on Thursday from Brian Bowen Sr., the father of former five-star recruit Brian Bowen II. Answering questions about a $100,000 payment from Adidas executives James Gatto ...

Pitino, DePaul comment on text message suggesting payment to recruit

Pitino, DePaul comment on text message suggesting payment to recruit

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

August 2, 2018

After news broke this morning that former University of Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino said DePaul offered five-star 2017 recruit Brian Bowen $200,000 to sign with the Blue Demons in a text message to a former assistant coach, Pitino says he didn’t believe it when he sent it. “I sa...

Text found in court records claims DePaul offered $200,000 to five-star recruit

Text found in court records claims DePaul offered $200,000 to five-star recruit

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief

August 2, 2018

Former University of Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino said he knew DePaul offered to pay prospect Brian Bowen $200,000 to play at DePaul, a violation of NCAA rules, court documents show. “Coach DePaul [sic] trying to pay Bowen 200 k to come here. Crazy world!” Pitino wrote in a te...

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