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Commentary: Another empty season for DePaul men’s basketball

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao.
(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 9, 2017

NEW YORK — On Wednesday night in Madison Square Garden, DePaul men’s basketball coach Dave Leitao sat in the press conference room after DePaul was knocked out in the first round of the Big East tournament....

Big East Tournament: DePaul men’s basketball falls to Xavier 75-64

DePaul's Tre'Darius McCallum (10) and R.J. Curington (0) leave the court after the team's NCAA college basketball game against Xavier during the Big East men's tournament Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in New York. Xavier won 75-64. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 8, 2017

NEW YORK — In Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, there were teams with two different mindsets. Xavier, who had a bad losing skid to close out the conference season, were trying to keep their...

2017 Big East tournament preview: DePaul men’s basketball vs. Xavier

Billy Garrett Jr. (right) will be a key factor in tonight's DePaul game against Xavier in the Big East tournament. 

(Josh Leff/The DePaulia)
March 8, 2017

NEW YORK — DePaul men's basketball plays in the opening round of the Big East tournament tonight as they play Xavier, a team they've lost to twice this season. The Facts Who: No. 10 DePaul vs. No....

DePaul women’s basketball falls short of third Big East title

DePaul women's basketball falls short of third Big East title
March 8, 2017

MILWAUKEE – If there is anything that Tuesday night’s 2017 Women’s Big East championship proved, it’s that NCAA women’s basketball is in no way, shape, or form inherently boring – and, of course,...

DePaul women’s basketball advances to Big East championship

DePaul women's basketball advances to Big East championship
March 7, 2017

MILWAUKEE – DePaul women’s basketball got the revenge they were looking for in Monday night’s 59-41 rock-fight with St. Johns, sending the Blue Demons into their third championship appearance in...

Jean Lenti Ponsetto and Doug Bruno talk DePaul and women’s sports at symposium

DePaul Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto in 2014. (Josh Leff / The DePaulia)
March 6, 2017

If there was anything last week’s star-studded Women in Sports panel, sponsored by CSN Chicago and DePaul University, could agree on, it’s that they’re tired — tired of continuously fighting for...

Injured season all too familiar for Peter Ryckbosch

Junior Peter Ryckbosch (left) goes up for a basket against Butler. (Blake Schlin / The DePaulia)
March 6, 2017

Senior forward Peter Ryckbocsh’s final season as a Blue Demon was cut before it even started. He broke his kneecap over the summer and looked like he would be out until conference play. Then, a few...

DePaul women’s basketball sinks Pirates in Big East quarterfinals 92-60

DePaul women's basketball sinks Pirates in Big East quarterfinals 92-60
March 6, 2017

MILWAUKEE — In the simplest terms, the Blue Demons are good at basketball – and that may be an understatement. Five individual players scored in double figures for DePaul in Sunday night’s 92-60...

DePaul falls to Xavier in Allstate Arena Farewell

DePaul falls to Xavier in Allstate Arena Farewell
March 4, 2017

Billy Garrett Jr.’s final regular season game with DePaul and DePaul’s final regular season game at Allstate Arena began with allusions to how far the program has come and ended with a reminder of...

DePaul women’s basketball picks up several Big East awards

DePaul women's basketball picks up several Big East awards
March 1, 2017

DePaul women's basketball picked up several individual awards on Wednesday morning as the Big East accolades were announced. Senior guard Brooke Schulte was named Big East Player of the Year, after...

Son of DePaul men’s basketball coach arrested on alleged Xanax sales

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)
February 28, 2017

Reese Leitao, the son of DePaul men's basketball head coach Dave Leitao, was arrested Tuesday in Jenks, Okla. on possession and intent to sell a dangerous and controlled substance within 1000 feet of a...

DePaul women’s tennis takes down Kansas State 4-3

(Sam Johnson / The DePaulia)
February 27, 2017

The Blue Demons managed to stop a two-game losing skid, and put the past behind them Sunday, as they defeated the Wildcats with great play against tough competition. The DePaul women’s tennis team...

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