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Red hot Red Storm visit Wintrust Arena on Wednesday night

Red hot Red Storm visit Wintrust Arena on Wednesday night

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Perhaps the hottest team in America rolls into Wintrust Arena on Wednesday for an 8 p.m. bout with the DePaul Blue Demons (10-14; 3-9 Big East). It's not Duke, or Michigan State, or Purdue, or Villanova, or Virginia or one of the other blue-blood programs that are perennially among the best in the...

Hard feelings: Alumni embark on ad campaign looking to oust athletic director

Hard feelings: Alumni embark on ad campaign looking to oust athletic director

Shane Rene, Jonathan Ballew, and Connor McEleney

February 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

As DePaul’s men’s basketball team continues to dwell in the basement of the Big East standings, students and alumni are banding together to call for a change of leadership in the athletic department, taking aim at DePaul’s athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto. Last Tuesday, the same day prized recruit Ty...

Bruno looks for 700th career win at Butler

Bruno looks for 700th career win at Butler

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

For what appears to be a regular two-game road trip for the Blue Demons (18-6, 10-2 Big East), a lot is at stake for the top team in the Big East. Head Coach Doug Bruno, who’s held the position for the Blue Demons since 1988 after a two-year stint as the team’s head coach from 1976 to 1978, i...

DePaul falls to Creighton 76-75 in the final minute

DePaul falls to Creighton 76-75 in the final minute

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

New game, same story. The DePaul Blue Demons (9-14, 2-9 Big East) used a familiar game script to corrupt an otherwise strong performance Wednesday night, falling 76-75 in the final minute to the Creighton Blue Jays (18-6, 8-4 Big East) for their ninth loss of league play. With 16 seconds remaining,...

DePaul caps off home stand with 81-47 win over Providence

DePaul caps off home stand with 81-47 win over Providence

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Blue Demons (18-6, 10-2 Big East) capped off a three-game home stand on Sunday afternoon by blowing out the Providence Friars (9-16, 2-11 Big East) 81-47 to move one game ahead of the Marquette Golden Eagles atop the Big East standings.  Rim awareness on both the defensive and offense glass carried th...

Bulldogs run Blue Demons out of Hinkle Fieldhouse

Bulldogs run Blue Demons out of Hinkle Fieldhouse

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Basketball is often a game of runs, and when a game concludes it's usually easy to point to one particular run that allowed one team to prevail over the other. In an 80-57 victory by the Butler Bulldogs (17-7; 7-4) over the DePaul Blue Demons (9-13; 2-8) at Hinkle Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon, it...

DePaul beats Creighton despite poor shooting effort

DePaul beats Creighton despite poor shooting effort

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Coming off an important win over Marquette Monday night, the Blue Demons (17-6, 9-2 Big East) continued their hot streak Friday with a decisive 77-67 home victory over the Creighton Blue Jays (13-9, 7-5 Big East) to stay No. 1 in the Big East. Despite only making 25 percent of their 3-point attempts, the Bl...

Women’s basketball reclaim the top spot in Big East with 95-83 win over Marquette

Women’s basketball reclaim the top spot in Big East with 95-83 win over Marquette

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul’s women’s basketball team finally took back the torch in their increasingly fun-to-watch rivalry with the Marquette, routing the Golden Eagles (14-7, 8-2 Big East) 95-83 to reclaim the No. 1 seed in the Big East. It was another career night for sophomore guard Kelly Campbell. Her new m...

Big East Honor Roll calls Eli Cain’s name

Big East Honor Roll calls Eli Cain’s name

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A shot like this deserves a Big East Weekly Honor Roll designation. It was the game winner in a win against Georgetown on Wednesday night.  Eli Cain scored a season high 27 points on 10-for-15 from the field and poured in a season high five 3-point field goals. Sunday in an 86-70 loss to S...

Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A Monday evening date with the worst defense in the Big East by opponent field goal percentage (47.8 percent) and points allowed (77 per game) could have been an opportunity for the Blue Demon offense to get in sync. But did they? After mishandling a low pass with 2:33 remaining in the first half,...

Providence stuns DePaul with 22-0 run in second half

Providence stuns DePaul with 22-0 run in second half

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For 23 minutes of game time, it looked like the DePaul Blue Demons would leave Wintrust Arena with a second consecutive Big East victory to their name. But, the Providence Friars (12-6; 3-2 Big East) had other plans. The Blue Demons (8-9; 1-4 Big East) found out the hard way that it's difficult to...

Grays big week earns her spot on Big East Honor Roll

Grays big week earns her spot on Big East Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Blue Demons junior forward Mart'e Grays earned a Big East Conference Weekly Honor Roll designation after averaging 17 points on 50 percent from the field in two games last week. In a commanding 71-48 Blue Demon win against Providence on Sunday, Grays poured in 15 points on 7-for-14 from the field...

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