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DePaul improves to 5-0 after defeating Cornell 75-54

DePaul improves to 5-0 after defeating Cornell 75-54

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 16, 2019

Coming off their first road win of the season against Iowa on Monday, DePaul made sure there was no letdown against Cornell on Saturday. The Blue Demons took care of business against the Big Red, defeating the visitors 75-54 at Wintrust Arena.  After dominating Iowa in the Gavitt Tipoff Games, 93-78, the Blu...

Tim Anderson steps into head coaching role in Leitao’s absence

Tim Anderson steps into head coaching role in Leitao’s absence

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

Moving over one seat on the bench in college basketball might not seem like a huge change, but when that seat takes someone from the assistant coach to the head coach of program, that is a major change for someone — especially someone who’s never experienced that in the collegiate ranks. With D...

Darious Hall prime to make a major different on defense

Darious Hall prime to make a major different on defense

Luke Meyers, Copy Editor

October 28, 2019

After redshirting a year due to NCAA transfer guidelines, Darious Hall is finally ready to suit up for the DePaul Blue Demons. In his freshman season at the University of Arkansas, he played in all 35 games and averaged 5.1 points and 3.1 rebounds in 14.8 minutes per game. He also shot 50 percent from ...

Romeo Weems ready to make instant impact at DePaul

Romeo Weems ready to make instant impact at DePaul

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

For Romeo Weems picking DePaul over schools like Michigan State and Ohio State came down to a simple decision: He wants to be coached. During his recruitment process, Weems was being looked at by some of the country’s most elite college basketball programs, teams like Michigan, Oregon, Ohio State and...

COMMENTARY: More talent, fewer excuses for Leitao and men’s basketball

COMMENTARY: More talent, fewer excuses for Leitao and men’s basketball

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

As DePaul gets ready to begin year five of the Dave Leitao experiment, the time to win has finally arrived. For the first four years of Leitao’s tenure, the Blue Demons have failed to move up in the Big East standings, finishing in last place three years in a row, and changing the narrative that DePa...

Former DePaul men’s basketball star lands two-way contract with Bulls

Former DePaul men’s basketball star lands two-way contract with Bulls

Shane René, Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2019

A native of Chicago’s south suburbs, Max Strus only played for two seasons at DePaul, spending his first chained to the bench by NCAA regulations after transferring from Division II Lewis University. But in just two short years, Strus laid the foundation to become one of the program’s most compelli...

DePaulia Sports Podcast: DePaul basketball preview

DePaulia Sports Podcast: DePaul basketball preview

Ryan Gilroy, Staff Photographer

October 24, 2019

In the first episode The DePaulia's brand new weekly sports podcast, we dive into all things DePaul basketball ahead of the upcoming season. https://soundcloud.com/user-71122238/depaulia-sports-podcast-episode-1

DePaul basketball soars into 2019-20 season with blue madness

DePaul basketball soars into 2019-20 season with blue madness

Gordy Baba, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2019

The 2019-2020 DePaul basketball season officially kicked off on Thursday night as both the men’s and women’s teams put on a show in front of a packed house at McGrath-Phillips Arena.   DePaul’s annual Blue Madness event drew a sold-out crowd and gave students their first look at the Blue Demons in action. In a laun...

Chicago recruiting on the uptick for Blue Demons

Chicago recruiting on the uptick for Blue Demons

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

For years DePaul’s recruiting in Chicago has been lackluster, letting top tier players either go to rival schools within the city or allowing programs from the outside to come into Chicago and steal those recruits. For the first time in a long time, the Blue Demons were able to land two of the best C...

First and worst: Big East opposites

First and worst: Big East opposites

Lawrence Kreymer and Nate Burleyson

October 14, 2019

Before the start of every college basketball season, coaches and players from the Big East meet in New York for Media Day. Just like that has become a tradition, so has the DePaul men’s basketball team getting picked to finish last, while the women’s basketball team was picked to finish first. ...

Men’s basketball junior guard Charlie Moore granted waiver by NCAA

Men’s basketball junior guard Charlie Moore granted waiver by NCAA

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 5, 2019

Junior guard Charlie Moore, who transferred to DePaul from Kansas in May, has been granted a waiver by the NCAA to play this season.  “We are thrilled for Charlie and his family that he will be able to play immediately in his hometown," head coach Dave Leitao said in a statement.  “We apprec...

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