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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 Showcase, 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...

Commentary: DePaul embarks on pivotal season

Commentary: DePaul embarks on pivotal season

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball Preview 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

The wait has been long and forgettable for DePaul fans who have been longing to witness a winning season since 2007. Once again the Blue Demons enter a pivotal season with head coach Dave Leitao moving into his fourth year back with the program, accompanied by a trio of talented seniors in Eli Cain,...

Almost Hawked Down

Almost Hawked Down

November 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, 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 continual...

Senior day showdown: Four teams fight for two spots in Big East Tournament

Senior day showdown: Four teams fight for two spots in Big East Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

DePaul came into the game on Sunday in a precarious situation, a must-win game game against Villanova and senior day on their minds. With only two games left in the regular season, four teams found themselves separated by only a point for the last spot in the Big East tournament starting next week....

DePaul’s path back to success

DePaul’s path back to success

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

If you build it, they will come. In more than one way, that headline is what the DePaul Athletic Department hoped would happen when they invested millions of dollars into the new 10,387-seat Wintrust Arena. On Tuesday afternoon the arena was the site of DePaul's annual Tipoff Luncheon ahead of the...

Speed up the rebuild: Players and coaches open up on plans to be more aggressive offensively during the 2018-2019 season

Speed up the rebuild: Players and coaches open up on plans to be more aggressive offensively during the 2018-2019 season

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

What will the 2018-2019 iteration of the DePaul Blue Demon basketball team's offense look like? Blue Demon fans hope the answer to this question is 'nothing like the 2017-2018 version'. Last season, the Blue Demons finished last in the Big East Conference in scoring offense (71.9 points per g...

DePaul assistant Shane Heirman named in NCAA corruption trial

DePaul assistant Shane Heirman named in NCAA corruption trial

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

October 5, 2018


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

The FBI’s sweeping investigation into bribery and corruption in college basketball hit the courtroom this week, featuring testimony on Thursday from Brian Bowen Sr., the father of former five-star recruit Brian Bowen II. Answering questions about a $100,000 payment from Adidas executives James Gatto ...

Men’s basketball announces 2018- 2019 schedule

Men’s basketball announces 2018- 2019 schedule

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

With just over a month left until DePaul opens its season against Bethune Cookman on Nov. 7, the players are set to return to the court for organized practice this coming week. The full Big East schedule was released as a reminder the season is fast approaching. At first glance, the non-conference schedule...

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