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Blue Demons add Saint Louis University transfer Carte’Are Gordon

Blue Demons add Saint Louis University transfer Carte’Are Gordon

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul Blue Demon head coach Dave Leitao and his staff have landed another one. Via his Twitter account today, Saint Louis Billikens freshman forward Carte'Are Gordon announced that he is transferring over to DePaul. The 6-foot-9-inch forward played in 13 games for the Billikens this season, aver...

Freshmen duo showing they belong

Freshmen duo showing they belong

Lawrence Kraymer, Assistant Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women’s basketball has been a perennial powerhouse in the NCAA for years. Having won six consecutive Big East regular-season championships and two straight Big East tournament championships, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno has created a program that attracts some of the best young players in the...

Blue Demons close out tight game against Seton Hall, notch first Big East win

Blue Demons close out tight game against Seton Hall, notch first Big East win

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

January 6, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

Anybody who has been watching the DePaul Blue Demons (9-5; 1-2) closely this season, didn't feel comfortable when Max Strus nailed a corner 3-point field goal to give DePaul a 57-44 advantage over the Seton Hall Pirates (11-4; 2-1) with 12:49 remaining in the second half. Maybe, they should have ha...

Pirate attack at Wintrust

Pirate attack at Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

January 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

When Monday rolls around the DePaul Blue Demon's (8-5; 0-2) next opponent, the Seton Hall Pirates (11-3; 2-0), will likely see their name among the top 25 teams in the country on the AP poll. Winners of seven straight, the Pirates have defeated No. 13 Kentucky, two Big Ten teams in Maryland and Rutgers,...

Sweet Home Chicago: Blue Demons look to burn Flames

Sweet Home Chicago: Blue Demons look to burn Flames

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The slate of opponents for the Blue Demons over the last week has had a distinctly Chicago flavor. For the third straight game, the DePaul Blue Demons (6-2) will battle an opponent from Chicago when they play the University of Illinois at Chicago Flames (4-6) at 6 p.m. at Wintrust Arena tonight. The...

Transfer talk: Out of necessity, Blue Demon transfers integrating quickly

Transfer talk: Out of necessity, Blue Demon transfers integrating quickly

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

The transfer player movement across college basketball has potently affected the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team the last two seasons. In 2017-2018, transfer players comprised 60 percent of the Blue Demons starting lineup (Max Strus, Tre'Darius McCallum, and Marin Maric). At the end of the season,...

DePaul vs. Notre Dame preview: Will Blue Demon’s good luck continue against Fighting Irish?

DePaul vs. Notre Dame preview: Will Blue Demon’s good luck continue against Fighting Irish?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After eking out a victory in an overtime thriller against the Penn State Nittany Lions last week, DePaul Blue Demon fans probably hope that if their team does beat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Saturday, that their margin of victory is larger than the two-spot separation between the two teams in the Ke...

Commentary: Attendance problems continue in DePaul’s home opener

Commentary: Attendance problems continue in DePaul’s home opener

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

If you are one of the few remaining students and alumni at DePaul following the cringy saga of the men’s basketball team, you may already know this: the Blue Demons won their home opener Wednesday night, 80-58 over Bethune-Cookman of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Unfortunately, there weren...

Rebekah Dahlman’s impact felt in her return to Blue Demon roster

Rebekah Dahlman’s impact felt in her return to Blue Demon roster

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

No matter the circumstance, a win stands as a win in the record books for the women’s basketball team and head coach Doug Bruno. However, that doesn’t quite mean that everything is set in stone. Coming off a 73-64 home victory against Green Bay in their season opener on Friday night, the Blue Demon...

The onus is on DePaul to attract fans

The onus is on DePaul to attract fans

Adam Webb, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Last spring, basketball fever infected the North Side of Chicago. A city-dwelling team was catapulted into the national limelight during their miraculous March Madness run, Lincoln Park bars were packed with college-aged students cheering on the underdogs. The men of DePaul’s basketball team jo...

Jalen Coleman-Lands eager to make difference on court

Jalen Coleman-Lands eager to make difference on court

William Hopper, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball Preview 2018-2019, Sports

Basketball has always been a part of junior guard Jalen Coleman- Lands’ life. Growing up, many of his family members played the sport, and by high school he was nation- ally recognized as a star player. As a freshman at the University of Illinois, he set a school record with 87 3-pointers during the...

DePaul defeats Rockhurst in exhibition game

DePaul defeats Rockhurst in exhibition game

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Rockhurst University Hawks, a Division II program from Missouri, weren’t messing around when they arrived at Wintrust Arena Thursday night for a date with the DePaul Blue Demons. The final score, 72-65, doesn’t indicate how competitive the game was. “We couldn’t string together any...

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