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Blue Demons look to close out home schedule against Georgetown and Villanova

DePaul head coach Doug Bruno has led the Blue Demons to third Big East Tournament titles in the last five seasons. 
(Grant Myatt / The DePaulia)

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Sitting on a six game winning streak and having won nine of their last 10 games, the Blue Demons (20-6, 12-2 Big East) are back home this weekend for their final home stand of the regular season, seeking to retain their rank at the top of the Big East standings. First up for the Blue Demons will b...

Red hot Red Storm visit Wintrust Arena on Wednesday night

DePaul coach Dave Leitao (CHARLES REX ARBOGAST / AP)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 13, 2018

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

Josh Leff | The DePaulia

Shane Rene, Jonathan Ballew, and Connor McEleney

February 12, 2018

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

Women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno.   (Josh Leff / The DePaulia)

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

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 improved to 3-4 in road games this season. (Richard Bodee / The DePaulia).

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

February 8, 2018

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

Kelly Campbell finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Georgetown.(Photo Courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018

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

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao enters his fourth season in his second stint with the program looking to provide DePaul's first winning season since the 2006-07 season. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 4, 2018

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

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

Kelly Campbell had a career-high 20 points Monday night.
(Photo Courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018

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

Eli Cain. 
(Konrad Markowski / The DePaulia)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2018

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

Tre'Darius McCallum received a technical after slamming the ball into the court in an outburst of frustration Monday night at Marquette.
(Konrad Markowski)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018

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

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao.
(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018

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...

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