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DePaul men’s basketball falters late in 79-73 loss to St. John’s

DePaul coach Dave Leitao (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Ben Gartland

January 1, 2017

DePaul men's basketball jumped out to a hot start in their game against St. John's on Sunday, but the Blue Demons (7-8, 0-2 Big East) could not hold on as they fell to the Red Storm (8-7, 2-0 Big East) 79-73. St. John's sophomore guard Marcus LoVett led the game with 22 points, while sophomore guard...

DePaul women’s basketball’s Jessica January to miss games with broken index finger

Former DePaul guard Jessica January (14) averaged 16.9 points, 6.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists for CSU Universitatea Alba Iulia in Romania.(AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Ben Gartland

December 30, 2016

DePaul women's basketball senior guard Jessica January will have surgery to repair a broken right index finger on Tuesday, DePaul Athletics announced on Friday. January injured her finger in Wednesday's win over Georgetown and left the game after playing 18 minutes. Because of the injury, January...

DePaul men’s basketball’s upset bid falls short at No. 1 Villanova 68-65

DePaul guard Brandon Cyrus (4) tries to block a shot by Villanova forward Darryl Reynolds (45) as DePaul forward Joe Hanel (33) looks up during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

Ben Gartland

December 28, 2016

It's safe to say DePaul men's basketball beat the 27-point spread. DePaul (7-7, 0-1 Big East) pushed No. 1, undefeated, reigning-national champion Villanova (13-0, 1-0) to their absolute limit on Wednesday night as the Blue Demons fell 68-65. Junior forward Tre'Darius McCallum led the Blue Demons...

No. 17/16 DePaul women’s basketball crushes Loyola 107-46

No. 17/16 DePaul women's basketball crushes Loyola 107-46

Ben Gartland

December 18, 2016

Loyola women's basketball was going to be in for a tough season as they had to replace the majority of their roster, led by the youngest coaching staff in the country. It's year one of the healing process following the firing of former head coach Sheryl Swoopes, but that also means a rebuilding year. The...

DePaul men’s basketball adds 3-star small forward Paul Reed

DePaul men's basketball adds 3-star small forward Paul Reed

Ben Gartland

December 4, 2016

Paul Reed, a three-star small forward from Apopka, Florida, verbally committed to DePaul men's basketball on Sunday. Blessed to say I have Officially Committed to Depaul University????#gobluedemons — Paul Reed (@Bball_paul) December 4, 2016 Reed is 6-foot-8 inches and ranked three-stars by He...

DePaul men’s basketball survives Drake with a 77-75 win

DePaul men's basketball survives Drake with a 77-75 win

Ben Gartland

November 30, 2016

In 2007, the rapper Drake released a mixtape titled "Comeback Season" In 2016, DePaul men's basketball dropped the remix. The Blue Demons (4-1) rallied back from a 15-point second half deficit to defeat Drake (1-6), the university, 77-75 on Wednesday night. It was their second big comeback win...

DePaul women’s basketball picks up wins over Western Kentucky, Syracuse

Former DePaul guard Jessica January (14) averaged 16.9 points, 6.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists for CSU Universitatea Alba Iulia in Romania.(AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Ben Gartland

November 28, 2016

The 2016 Gulf Coast Showcase put then No. 18 DePaul women's basketball up against two top-15 teams, as well as a Western Kentucky team picked to win their conference. Over the three-day, post-Thanksigiving tournament, the Blue Demons picked up two wins and a third-place standing in the Gulf Coast Showcase. On...

Wintrust Arena becomes official name of DePaul basketball arena

<i><center>A rendering of Wintrust Arena from the southwest, showing what the name will look like. (Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)</i></center>

Ben Gartland

November 16, 2016

Wintrust Arena will be the official home of DePaul basketball starting in 2017-18. The naming rights deal was announced on Wednesday at McCormick Place West, across the street from the arena. "We're so proud today to add a new partner to our mix in Wintrust," Metropolitan Port and Exposition Au...

DePaul men’s basketball quashes Rockhurst 79-53 in exhibition

Levi Cook watches a shot go up in an exhibition game against Rockhurst (Caroline Stacy/The DePaulia)

Ben Gartland

November 5, 2016

When DePaul men's basketball met Rockhurst in an exhibition on Friday it wasn't pretty. The 79-53 win by the Blue Demons saw 45 combined turnovers and 53 combined fouls between the two teams. No, it wasn't pretty. However, that won't matter until next Sunday when the Blue Demons open up their seaso...

DePaul men’s basketball picked to finish last in the Big East

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao yells to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball  game against Villanova, Tuesday, March 1, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Ben Gartland

October 11, 2016

DePaul men's basketball does not have high expectations from the Big East coaches for 2016-17 as the Blue Demons were picked to finish tenth in the Big East. The rankings were released at Big East media day in New York on Tuesday morning. Also revealed at Big East media day was that senior guard Bill...

DePaul, Creighton earn top Big East women’s basketball honors

DePaul guard Jessica January (14) is defended by Baylor guard Alexis Jones during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in Waco, Texas. Baylor won 86-72. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Ben Gartland

October 11, 2016

DePaul women's basketball appeared on the top of the preseason Big East women's basketball poll for the third straight year, but this year there was a twist: Creighton was also picked to finish in first place. Both teams received the same amount of first place votes amongst the Big East coache...

Rodriguez leads DePaul to their first Big East win against Seton Hall

Jack Higgins

October 8, 2016

DePaul (6-5-1) defeated conference rival Seton Hall (3-8-1) by a score of 2-1 Saturday ending their 3-match losing streak. Before the match, DePaul was last place in the Big East with an 0-3-0 record despite holding second place in total goals within the conference. Offense was a big part of the DePaul...

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