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DePaul downs Minnesota 73-68 on the road, improves to 8-0

The bench celebrates during the second half of a game against Central Michigan on Tuesday, Nov. 26.

Shaymus McLaughlin, Contributing Writer

November 29, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS - Even the most optimistic DePaul Blue Demons fan would be hard-pressed to say they saw this coming. The Blue Demons moved to 8-0 on the season with a hard-fought 73-68 road victory against the University of Minnesota (3-4) Friday afternoon. The victory - propped up by a 21-point, 12-ass...

Preview: Women’s basketball hosts Drexel in second round of WNIT

Sophomore Jolene Daninger dribbling into the lane against Miami on Friday. She came off the bench for 14 points in the contest.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 10, 2019

It’s impossible to get a grasp of a team’s outlook after one game, but when that game is handled as well as DePaul’s drubbing of Miami (OH) last Friday, there are plenty of positives to take away. The opener of the preseason WNIT was solid for the women’s basketball team, who won 98-79 at Wintrust...

DePaul, Leitao negotiate multi-year contract extension through 2023-24 season

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao talks with the media following the Blue Demons 101-69 victory over Georgetown on March 6. The Blue Demons have another chance to end the season on a high note after a disappointing finish to the season with losses to Creighton and St. John's.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

September 12, 2019

DePaul University and men’s basketball head coach Dave Leitao are in negotiations over a multi-year extension that would keep Leitao at the program until the end of the 2023-2024 season, per school release on Thursday.  Leitao, who is suspended for the first three games of the 2019-2020 season due...

DePaul men’s basketball schedule 2019-20 season

Big East conference logo displayed in place of the DePaul Athletics logo underneath the jumbotron for the Big East Championship at Wintrust Arena.

September 5, 2019

Oct. 29: Marian (Exhibition) TBA Nov. 5: Alcorn State 8:00 P.M. Nov. 6: Chicago 7:30 P.M. Nov. 8: Fairleigh Dickinson 7:00 P.M. Nov. 11: at Iowa 7:00 P.M. Nov. 16: Cornell 12:00 P.M. Nov. 23: at Boston College TBA Nov. 26: Central Michigan 7:00 P.M. Nov. 29: at Minnesota 2:00 ...

DePaul forward Carte’Are Gordon enters transfer portal

DePaul's newest transfer Carte'Are Gordon watches the Blue Demons battle the Butler Bulldogs.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 29, 2019

Junior forward Carte’Are Gordon, who transferred to DePaul University from St. Louis in January, has entered the transfer portal once again and will be looking to join his third school in 2019. Gordon didn’t play a single regular-season game for the Blue Demons last season due to NCAA transfer rules, but f...

DePaul men’s basketball program placed on 3 years probation for violation of NCAA ethical conduct rules

Dave Leitao walks off the court at Wintrust Arena. DePaul lost game one of the CBI finals 63-61 to South Florida at the Yuengling Center on Monday night.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

July 23, 2019

On the surface, the DePaul men’s basketball program has been on an upward trajectory recently. But all that momentum built up in the last few months came crashing down Tuesday. DePaul men’s basketball head coach Dave Leitao has been suspended for the first three games in the 2019-2020 season f...

Blue Demon Rundown

DePaul freshman Henry Larkin runs in the 4x100-dash last week in Randell Island, N.Y. Larkin will race in the NCAA West Preliminaries this week in Sacramento, California.

The DePaulia Staff

May 28, 2019

Track and Field Henry Larkin helped continued his  impressive freshman season by advancing to the quaterfinals at the NCAA West Preliminaries in Sacramento, California. Larkin competed in the 400-meter dash on Wednesday and finished with a time of 46.76, coming close to his personal best and scho...

Senior day is bittersweet for Blue Demons

Current senior Madison Fisher slides into second base during DePaul's game against Creighton at Cacciatore Stadium on April 28, 2019.

Joshua Gurevich, Assistant Sports Editor

April 29, 2019

DePaul softball took the field bright and early Saturday morning for the start of a three-game series against Creighton. Despite being sixth in the Big East conference standings and DePaul being second, Creighton came out firing in the first game, putting five runs on the board in the top of the seco...

DePaul men’s soccer use spring to gear up for fall season

DePaul senior Harry Hilling and Loyola Connor Stevenson go up for a header in their game at Wish Field on Sep. 18, 2018. The Blue Demons lost that game 1-0 in overtime.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 22, 2019

Being able to play in noncompetitive games that don’t matter if your team wins or loses is pretty much nonexistent in today’s sports landscape. What’s even more uncommon is being able to play games in the offseason against good opponents to prepare for the upcoming season, because teams are hes...

Perseverance helps Blue Demons win close games

(Left to right) Skylor Hilger, Angela Scalzitti, Erin Andris and Morgan Greenwood celebrate the end of an inning against Providence at Cacciatore Stadium on April 13.

Josh Gurevich, Asst. Sports Editor

April 22, 2019

The Blue Demons softball team has faced many tough situations before and this season is no different. DePaul has a new head coach for the first time in over three decades and has been adjusting fairly well up to this point. The main players who are contributing to the continued success and helping t...

John Diener to leave DePaul

DePaul and Villanova will go on as scheduled Wednesday night. With that in mind, special parking measures were announced Tuesday afternoon.

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

April 22, 2019

The transfer portal has claimed a victim from DePaul. Wisconsin Sports Network writer Mark Miller reports that DePaul Blue Demon guard John Diener has chosen to leave the program. Blue Demon head coach Dave Leitao redshirted the 6-foot-4-inch, Cedarburg, Wis. native last season. Diener was a standou...

Runners-ups meet in Big East-Big 12 challenge

The DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team huddles before a game. [Richard Bodee-The DePaulia]

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 15, 2019

sDePaul’s 2019 non-conference schedule already has its first test of the season, with the Blue Demons taking on Texas Tech at Wintrust Arena in the first ever Big East-Big 12 challenge. The plan to begin the Big East-Big 12 challenge was officially announced last October, but the matchups were finalized o...

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